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US newspaper group assails Google-Facebook online 'duopoly'

WASHINGTON - The US newspaper industry on Monday warned of a "duopoly" in online news by Google and Facebook, and called for legislation that would relax antitrust rules allowing collective negotiations with the internet giants

11 Jul 2017

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

Kenya's Ngugi dumps Swedish book fair over far-right newspaper

Kenyan literary icon Ngugi wa Thiong'o has pulled out of an annual Swedish book fair in protest at the presence of a right-wing extremist newspaper

29 Jun 2017

#Newsmaker: Kojo Baffoe the Afropolitan

The Afropolitan recently celebrated its 50th edition with a gala evening where publisher Sean Press announced philosopher, Kaya FM radio host and writer Kojo Baffoe the new editor of the magazine.

By Jessica Tennant 26 Jun 2017

Telling Africa's history from an African perspective

DW launches history project for young Africans in cooperation with Gerda Henkel Foundation

23 Jun 2017

Times Media has a new name

Shortly after moving premises from Rosebank to Parktown, Times Media Group today announced that it is operating under a new name

12 Jun 2017

Real-time advertising can catapult newspapers to greater revenues

Publications can improve advertising revenues if they take advantage of real-time print adverts and that will help not only their ailing fortunes but the ailing fortunes of publishing printers, too

By Vaughan Patterson 18 Apr 2017

10 ways publishers can increase and sustain website visitors

After almost a decade in the marketing and publishing industry, Greg Mason shares the common mistakes publishers make and how they can sustainably grow their audience

By Greg Mason 28 Mar 2017

Muslims in Seychelles - A Historical Appraisal of their Legacy

Muslims in Seychelles succinctly portrays the consolidation of Islam in Seychelles and how Islam has managed to become vibrant in a country which is predominantly Christian

Issued by Regent Business School 20 Feb 2017

Transformation in Africa requires a convergence of ideas, initiatives, vision

The Convergence of Nations is a compilation of essays from 30 authors and underlines Africa's potential to profit from globalisation and secure long-term strategic growth…

15 Feb 2017

NY Times teams with Spotify for music-news offering

NEW YORK - The New York Times said on Wednesday it had teamed up with the online service Spotify in bid to lure subscribers with a "news and music experience"

9 Feb 2017

Ringier launches Business Insider Sub Saharan Africa

Business Insider will cover business news, enterprise, finance, politics, and technology from across the continent and beyond…

24 Jan 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

African Factbook project aims to publish info on Africa

AUC signs MOU with Book of African Records for The African Factbook project - containing useful facts about Africa and the African peoples

20 Dec 2016

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International

Scopen: Industry trends in Mexico vs South Africa

Scopen has just finished presenting its 4th edition of Agency Scope in Mexico. More than 40 agencies subscribed to the report and were able to learn and understand the state of the industry in a turbulent period.

By César Vacchiano 14 hours ago

Boomerang pet survey highlights role of pets within families

Boomerang Africa, channel and home of popular animal characters like Tom and Jerry, Scooby-Doo and Bugs Bunny, has released the results of a new study looking at the role pets and animals play in family life.

19 hours ago

Star-studded new British Airways safety video adds comic relief

In a new and entertaining pre-flight safety video, British Airways' spreads important safety messages, while boosting fund-raising for Flying Start - the charity partnership between British Airways and Comic Relief.

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Durban FilmMart Awards 2017 ends on a high note

The Durban FilmMart (DFM), the industry development programme of the eThekwini Municipality's Durban Film Office and Durban International Film Festival (Centre for Creative Arts, UKZN) ended on a high note with an awards ceremony at the Tsogo Maharani Hotel in Durban, South Africa on Monday, 17 July 2017.

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Consumers will abandon brands that don't provide a flawless customer experience

Almost half of North American and European consumers surveyed by the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council say they will abandon a brand and take their money elsewhere if they continuously encounter a poor, impersonal or frustrating customer experience across channels of engagement.

2 days ago

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