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Episode 152: Jonty Fisher talks about the IMC Conference – Johannesburg.

Date: 9 Oct 2015
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The celeb PR way with CSA

CSA (formerly Celebrity Services Africa) communications director, Davin Phillips lets us in on the power of the Instagrammer and what PR and communications is actually all about...

By Leigh Andrews 25 Jun 2015 12:00

Levanter Africa joins PROI Worldwide

Levanter Africa in Kenya has been added to the PROI Worldwide partnership. This augments the group's existing operations in South Africa, Morocco and Egypt...

4 Jun 2015 08:57

Media storm hits Nairobi over restaurant's 'no-Africans after 5' ban

NEWSWATCH: According to The Voice in Kenya's capital Nairobi, a Chinese restaurant bans Africans after 5pm as it deems they could be a terrorism threat...

25 Mar 2015 13:02

Redhouse Public Relations partners with Magna Carta

Kenyan reputation management firm, Redhouse Public Relations, has announced an agreement with Magna Carta, which is Africa's exclusive affiliate of global communications consultancy Ketchum...

5 Aug 2014 13:08

Translators without Borders ups humanitarian aid in Africa

Greater access to vital healthcare information, disaster relief and training provided as the non-profit expands its global programmes on the continent.

30 Jan 2014 15:40

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 14:25

Africa's demand for services growing

Growing sophistication in African markets outside SA is creating demand for specialist consultants that bring together clients and communications agencies.

5 Aug 2013 10:08

Hill+Knowlton Strategies expands Africa footprint

Global public relations and communications firm, Hill+Knowlton Strategies, is expanding its African footprint with the launch of Hill+Knowlton Strategies South Africa. This follows the acquisition of South African agency Corporate Communications Consultants (Corpcom).

26 Jul 2013 09:51

Engage Burson-Marsteller launches in Kenya

Burson-Marsteller, a global public relations and communications firm, has announced a new exclusive partnership in Kenya with the creation of Engage Burson-Marsteller.

3 Jul 2013 13:46

Kenya PR firm awarded for social media campaign

Kenyan public relations firm, Gina Din Corporate Communications (GDCC) has won two global public relations awards for the 'Kenyan for Kenya' social media campaign.

By Carole Kimutai 16 Nov 2012 13:23

DUO expands footprint into Nigeria, Kenya

Following an increased demand from its clients, specialist ICT marketing and PR agency, DUO Marketing + Communications has announced it will be expanding its presence into Nigeria and Kenya.

30 Oct 2012 16:06

Have PR companies killed objectivity?

A call from a public relations company is every editor's nightmare. Gone are the days when an invite would be sent to your desk and that would be the only communication from a PR agency. These days, an invite (on email or hardcopy) is followed by a phone call seeking confirmation as to whether you will attend the event or you will send a reporter.

By Carole Kimutai: @CaroleKimutai 18 Oct 2012 12:58

Kenya's media to question opinion polls

A few weeks ago, Nation Media Group (NMG), a media house in Kenya sent a notice to its journalists asking them to treat, with skepticism, opinion polls trumpeting the rising or falling fortunes of Kenyan political leaders. "We take the view that, not knowing the sponsors of and how the polling was conducted, we risk our reputation if we play up the "findings" of these pollsters," read the notice.

By Carole Kimutai: @CaroleKimutai 7 Jun 2012 12:58

President of Kenya urges media to be objective

The president of Kenya, Mwai Kibaki has challenged the media to demonstrate objectivity, balance and sensitivity in news coverage, particularly in the period of competitive politics in the country, in the countdown to the general elections, taking place in 2013.

3 May 2012 13:23

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