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Kenyan journalist wins at Sanlam Awards

Kenya's Business Daily journalist, Allan Odhiambo, wins at Sanlam Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism

10 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

SADC Media Awards entries now open

Entries to the 2015 South African Chapter of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Media Awards competition are officially open

28 Jan 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

The state of the nation: Advertising in Africa

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.

By Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013

Y&R: I have an agency...

Y&R is committed to having 20 agencies on the African continent by 2015. Leading the charge to achieve this is Yossi Schwartz, chairman of Y&R South Africa.

By Danette Breitenbach 5 Sep 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

Bloomberg calls for freelance journos

Bloomberg, the site for business and financial market news, is calling on freelance reporters with English-language capabilities to cover business and general news.

2 Oct 2012

Banda engages media over border dispute with Tanzania

President Joyce Banda last week engaged media managers to try to reason with them to project positive reporting over the border dispute that has ensued between Malawi and Tanzania.

By Gregory Gondwe: @Kalipochi 17 Aug 2012

15th IACC calls for young journos from sub-Saharan Africa

Transparency International and the hosts of the 15th International Anti-Corruption Conference (15th IACC) invite young journalists working in the sub-Saharan Africa region to be part of the anti-corruption conference to be held in Brasilia, Brazil from 7-10 November 2012.

7 Aug 2012

CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2012 finalists announced

The finalists in the 17th CNN MultiChoice African Journalist competition were announced on 18 May 2012, by Ferial Haffajee, chair of the independent judging panel. This year the competition received entries from 42 countries across the continent, including French and Portuguese speaking Africa.

18 May 2012

Mediafax reaches number 5 000

Maputo: The daily newsheet Mediafax, the first of the Mozambican independent media, published its 5 000th issue on Thursday, 8 March 2012.

9 Mar 2012

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