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Episode 146: Global insights from Effective Measure CEO

Date: 27 Aug 2015
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Calling Africa's journalists...

CNN International and MultiChoice this week officially launched the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2015 Awards...

17 Apr 2015 06:41

ICT publication launched in Zimbabwe

HARARE: A new online technology publication, ItNews Zimbabwe, has been launched to provide coverage of the rapidly growing sector in the country...

By Marcus Mushonga 15 Apr 2015 11:42



One step forwards, one back for democracy

If journalists in Zimbabwe had stood up in that country's parliament to protest against interference with their cellphone signals, they would have been laughed out of the place...

By Anton Harber 2 Mar 2015 06:14

A step-by-step guide to creating your own #MugabeFalls meme

By now you've probably seen the meme of the week, #MugabeFalls. If you haven't: where have you been? Read on to catch up...

By André-Pierre du Plessis 6 Feb 2015 13:13

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 09:13

Ethiopian lawyer trying to get bloggers freed

The lawyer for a group of detained Ethiopian bloggers and reporters said he intended filing a civil suit against the country's police for holding them without charge for nearly three months.

18 Jul 2014 09:05

Social media is a key for terror groups

WASHINGTON, USA: Al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups have expanded their online presence with increased use of social media, creating new challenges for thwarting attacks, said a study released Wednesday, 14 May.

15 May 2014 07:29

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 05:23

Rebellion in the Dotcom Kingdom

TORONTO, CANADA: Since the invention of the internet, suddenly the phrase 'dot com' became the single most powerful word of the century...

By Naseem Javed 6 Feb 2014 09:41

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 06:33

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

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 05:42

Stay up to date with elections through Al Jazeera

As the Zimbabwe elections take place today, 31 July 2013, three Al Jazeera reporters from TV and online, Haru Mutasa (@harumutasa), Mohammed Adow (@Moadow) and Azad Essa (@AzadEssa) will be covering the happenings and keeping the public up to date.

31 Jul 2013 07:28

Zimbabweans debate future dreams on social media

The Zimbabwean newspaper launched its #MyZim campaign last month and Zimbabweans have been responding in their thousands to it. The campaign is aimed at getting Zimbabweans everywhere to contribute to a debate about their common future - rather than looking back to the past with recrimination and regret.

16 Jul 2013 11:38

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