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Bushra al-Fadil wins 18th Caine Prize for African Writing

Bushra al-Fadil has won the 2017 Caine Prize for African Writing with his short story entitled “The Story of the Girl Whose Birds Flew Away”, translated by Max Shmookler

5 Jul 2017

News portal telling Africa's story launches in Ghana

Readers can access a new Africa news portal via their mobile phones, tablets and desktops with 24/7 news services…

10 Jan 2017

Promoting a general history of Africa

Launched in 1964, the elaboration of the eight volumes of the General History of Africa has mobilised more than 230 historians and specialists for more than 35 years

14 Dec 2016

African multi-platform content network launched

Iroko plans to build a pan-African and diaspora influencer network for digital content creation, distribution and monetisation

12 Sep 2016

Ndalo Media Books launches with a book on Personal Brand Intelligence

Ndalo Media launched the book, Personal Brand Intelligence (PBQ) - an inspiring and holistic look at how your brand can evolve intelligently to influence society, by bestselling author, Timothy Maurice Webster

27 Jun 2016

Call for entries for Etisalat Pan-African prize for literature

2016 Etisalat Pan-African prize for literature: call for entries

14 Jun 2016

Is print media dead?

It is no longer business as usual, but there is a future for print in Africa, yet

By Samuel O. Adeyemi 26 May 2016

Calling Africa's journalists...

CNN International and MultiChoice this week officially launched the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2015 Awards

17 Apr 2015

Bloomberg's Africa media plan raises questions

It may be imprudent to write this about someone who is spending $10m on African journalism. But then, of all the things I have been accused of in my time, prudence was never among them.

By Anton Harber 7 Feb 2014

Imposing one story on Africa is doing it a disservice

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.

By Anton Harber 15 Nov 2013

Search for bravest women journalists

WASHINGTON, US: The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking nominations for its 2013 Courage in Journalism Awards and Lifetime Achievement Award.

22 Feb 2013

MISA trains journos on child reporting

The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) has trained Malawi journalists on child reporting. An initiative MISA programme specialist for Media Freedom Monitoring and Research, Levi Kabwato describes as an on-going effort towards empowering journalists to report informatively and positively on children and child rights.

By Gregory Gondwe 16 Nov 2012

Malawi to host 7th AIMS Summit

Malawi will host the seventh annual African International Media Summit (AIMS) from 17-18 November 2012 at the Bingu International Conference Centre in Lilongwe, Malawi. This year's theme "I am African" is in tune with the African Union's (AU) new campaign launch encouraging participation in the global initiative.

By Gregory Gondwe 16 Nov 2012

Malawi's journalists kick-start Press Freedom Commemoration

Although the World Press Freedom Day Commemoration falls on 3 May every year, Malawi media started commemorating the day on 23 April 2011.

By Gregory Gondwe 26 Apr 2011

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