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Sipromad takes over Pan-African channel Africanews

The Pan-African channel Africanews, owned by Euronews NBC, has been bought by Malagasy Group Sipromad for approximately 20 million US Dollars...

1 day ago

Donor-funded journalism is on the rise in Africa: why it needs closer scrutiny

An enormous and increasing portion of the foreign development aid coming into Africa annually is for media development...

3 days ago

Fake news and the role of the ordinary citizen

Fake news is eroding trust in the media in Africa, fuelling hate speech and leading to violence in extreme instances...

3 days ago

MTN Group urged to end participation in internet shutdowns in Sudan

The Committee to Protect Journalists has joined 22 other organisations in calling on MTN Group, to end its role in Sudan's internet shutdowns...

By Justin Shilad 12 Jul 2019

In BBC interview, Tanzanian foreign minister says journalist Azory Gwanda is dead

The Committee to Protect Journalists yesterday called on the Tanzanian government to provide a detailed public account of the fate of freelance journalist Azory Gwanda...

11 Jul 2019

Creating a brand safe environment for advertisers in Africa

Masterclasses on programmatic advertising buying have been held by 365 Digital in Nigeria, as well as other African markets...

By Louise Marsland 11 Jul 2019

In era of reform, Ethiopia still reverts to old tactics to censor press

While internet shutdowns and anti-terror laws being turned against journalists are nothing new in Ethiopia, their use in recent weeks is in stark contrast to the Ethiopia that welcomed the international media community for World Press Freedom Day...

By Muthoki Mumo 10 Jul 2019

Best Use of Data jury announced for Warc Media Awards 2019

Warc has announced the jury lineup for the Best Use of Data category for the Warc Media Awards 2019...

10 Jul 2019

Two days left to enter African Digital Media Awards 2019

African Digital Media Awards 2019: Call for entries...

10 Jul 2019

New team for BBC Studios in Africa

Grant Welland, EVP CEMA announces new BBC Studios leadership team for the region...

4 Jul 2019

Africa media innovators can apply for Google funding

Google News Initiative Innovation Challenge applications now open in Africa...

2 Jul 2019

Somaliland bans two privately owned TV stations

Authorities in the breakaway region of Somaliland should immediately lift an indefinite ban on two privately owned television stations...

1 Jul 2019

Tiso Blackstar Group sells media, broadcast and content businesses

Tiso Blackstar Group has announced selling its media, broadcast and content businesses in South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria and Kenya to Lebashe Investment Group for R1,5bn...

28 Jun 2019

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