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
Readers can access a new Africa news portal via their mobile phones, tablets and desktops with 24/7 news services…
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
Iroko plans to build a pan-African and diaspora influencer network for digital content creation, distribution and monetisation
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
Launched in May, Tunisian startup YallaRead has gained quick traction by allowing users to share books for free
Tom Jackson 23 Jun 2016
2016 Etisalat Pan-African prize for literature: call for entries
CNN International and MultiChoice this week officially launched the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2015 Awards
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.
Anton Harber 15 Nov 2013
WASHINGTON, US: The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking nominations for its 2013 Courage in Journalism Awards and Lifetime Achievement Award.
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) has issued a statement in which it condemns what it terms the "arbitrary and degrading expulsion" of journalist Radwan Hifani from his office at the Assabah newspaper on 21 December 2011, due to his public and continuing solidarity with Rachid Nini, the imprisoned editor-in-chief of el-Masaa newspaper.
BEIRUT, LEBANON: Aboubakr Jamaï, the co-founder and former managing director of the weekly newspaper Le Journal Hebdomadaire and a pioneer of the independent press in Morocco, has been presented the 2010 Gebran Tueni Award in a ceremony in Beirut, Lebanon.