IABC appoints delegate from Africa to executive board...
20 Apr 2016
The first world conference on public relations in emerging economies will be held in Nairobi, Kenya from 15 - 18 November 2015...
12 Nov 2015
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
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
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
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
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.
Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013
Growing sophistication in African markets outside SA is creating demand for specialist consultants that bring together clients and communications agencies.
5 Aug 2013
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
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
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
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.
Carole Kimutai: @CaroleKimutai 18 Oct 2012
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.
Carole Kimutai: @CaroleKimutai 7 Jun 2012