On the first episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show in 2016, host Warren Harding focused on the recently launched BizTrends 2016...
4 Feb 2016
Multimedia sales house, Mediamark, announced its move into representing a range of major radio, television and eventing media channels in Ghana...
Dentsu Aegis Network has acquired two leading media buying and planning agencies in Ghana, Adams Media Ghana and Premier Media...
CNN International and MultiChoice this week officially launched the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2015 Awards...
AfricaWatch: A Ghanaian researcher reckons billboards (in Ghana) depicting Nigerian political personages, are a threat to security...
As part of its efforts at increasing public awareness on Ebola, the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has set up its 'Information Center on Communicable Diseases'...
The lawyer for a group of detained Ethiopian bloggers and reporters said he intended filing a civil suit against the country's police for holding them without charge for nearly three months.
The 16th PAMRO Meeting and All Africa Media Research Conference will take place from 24-27 August 2014 at the La-Palm Royal Beach Hotel in Accra, Ghana under the theme 'Media...
The African Media Leaders Forum in Addis Ababa last week ended on a weak note: Politicians want the media to generate a new, positive African narrative.
Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.
A report on Ventures Africa states that Times Media Group (TMG) has acquired a 32.26 % stake in Ghana's Multimedia Group for $14.6m.
Cowbell, fat-filled milk produced by Promasidor, is sold in small affordable sachets across Africa, using a family of animated characters. The company has engaged South African animation studio, Luma to extend the brand with a 45-sec TVC.
Integriti PR, a West African avant-garde communications company in collaboration with relevant stakeholders and partners within the telecommunications sector in Ghana has announced the establishment of a yearly award scheme for journalists operating within the telecom industry christened, Telecom Journalists Awards.
In a tiny sweltering tin-roofed shack inside one of Mogadishu's bullet-riddled neighbourhoods, two brothers, Ali Hassan and Mustafa Yare, sit hunched over one of eight humming desktop computers. Together they show Nasteexo Cadey, a young veiled student at Mogadishu University, how to set up her Facebook account, browse YouTube videos and check her e-mail.
Airtel Ghana has been recognised with two awards for its Customer Care and Mobile Broadband Services respectively. The awards, Best Customer Care and Best Mobile Broadband Service of the Year were handed to Airtel at the 3rd Ghana Telecoms Awards 2013 organised by Mobile World magazine at a ceremony in Accra, Ghana.
"Africa's current environment is ripe for gaming to take off," says Michael Szymanski, the director of Business Development for the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST), an incubator that manages the MEST seed fund in Accra.
More than half of Africa's one billion population has a mobile phone - and not just for talking. The power of telephony is forging a new enterprise culture, from banking to agriculture to healthcare. Africa has experienced an incredible boom in mobile phone use.
WASHINGTON, US: The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking nominations for its 2013 Courage in Journalism Awards and Lifetime Achievement Award.
E-Talk, an entertainment talk show on GhONE entertainment television station has stepped up its game and introduced new segments which are set to make E-talk show the very best entertainment programme on television.
An advertising agency, run by entrepreneur and advertiser Emanuele Nenna, has announced the opening of Now Available Africa in Ghana. This new model of advertising agency is specially designed for the African market as the first step towards the creation of a pan-African network of agencies with an international outlook and strong local roots.
This piece addresses the intersections between technology and culture that I identified while doing fieldwork. Therefore, this is not the result of strict data analysis, but rather the outcome of an immersion in each of these cultures.
20 digital journalism projects have earned US$1 million in funding and technical support as part of the African News Innovation Challenge (ANIC).
Indications emerged Tuesday [6 October 2012] that the management of The Guardian Newspapers may have effected some changes in the senior editorial positions of the media organisation with the elevation of Debo Adesina to editor-in-chief of the newspaper. The newspaper also confirmed Martins Oloja the editor of The Guardian.
MTN will be a key operator in Africa to deliver Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 devices to its customers in South Africa in November, with Ghana and Nigeria following in December.
Three journalists from Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo and Ghana were, on Wednesday, 17 October 2012, recognised for their high quality programs that contribute to peace in Africa. The competition was organised by Search for Common Ground's Radio for Peacebuilding Africa Project (RPBA).
The rector of the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ), David Newton has entreated health reporters to establish a cordial relationship with health workers, as a means of gathering accurate information for their reports.