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Powerpuff Girls get an African connection

Toya Delazy will voice a new Powerpuff Girl for Cartoon Network Africa when the five-part special premieres in October

3 days ago

Kwesè TV secures BBC content deal

BBC Worldwide has concluded its first content sales deal with new pan-African broadcast network Kwesè TV, a subsidiary of Econet Media

3 days ago

African music producers stake claim with DISCORE

DISCOP has announced a new programme, DISCORE, that will bring the world of African music production closer to the film, television, digital content markets

3 days ago

Nigeria: Multichoice to launch pay-per-view

Multichoice Nigeria will be launching a pay-per-view (PPV) option in the country

14 Sep 2017

Streaming service Iflix launches in Ghana

Streaming Video on Demand (SVoD) service, Iflix, has been launched in Ghana

13 Sep 2017

BBC's ‘What's Up Africa' is back

A new series of ‘What's Up Africa' launches this week and will broadcast daily with latest news across the continent in an off-beat tone

8 Sep 2017

Nigerian Police TV to go live in November 2017

The chairman/CEO of the Nigeria Police Broadcasting Service (NPBS) said the proposed NPBS would be hitting Nigerian airwaves November 28

7 Sep 2017

Star India bags IPL media rights for $2.55bn

NEW DELHI - Broadcast giant Star India has won global media rights for the highly lucrative Indian Premier League, the most popular sports event in the cricket-mad country of 1.25 billion, with a record $2.55 billion bid

6 Sep 2017

BBC Burma pulls Myanmar TV deal over Rohingya 'censorship'

YANGON - The BBC's Burmese language service on Monday said it was pulling a broadcasting deal with a popular Myanmar television channel citing "censorship", with insiders saying the partners had clashed over coverage of the Muslim Rohingya minority

4 Sep 2017

#Pamro2017: TV-viewing any time, anywhere, on any device

Magnus Anshelm, MD of the MMS joint industry committee in Sweden, spoke of an advanced hybrid model for the total video currency for TV and online video at Pamro 2017, as the future is here

By Leigh Andrews 30 Aug 2017

#Pamro2017: Connecting with the connected viewer

Brian Fuhrer, SVP of product leadership for national TV audience measurement at Nielsen USA, spoke at Pamro 2017 on the topics of return path data (RPD) and TV audience measurement (TAM) integration, with today's connected consumer a core consideration

By Leigh Andrews 30 Aug 2017

#Pamro2017: Rethinking TV audience measurement in Africa

Jennie Beck, CCO or chief client officer at Kantar Media Mena, spoke at this week's Pamro Conference on the challenges of TV audience measurement or TAMs in Africa and how the rapidly developing African TV infrastructure may turn this on its head, creating new measurement opportunities.

By Leigh Andrews 30 Aug 2017

#Pamro2017: The challenges in changing media consumption habits

How does ‘going digital' in the television market affect content and viewership patterns? Kui Kariuki from Ipsos Kenya looked at what happened with Kenya's digital migration

By Louise Marsland 28 Aug 2017

It's time to start thinking about our digital carbon footprint

The media is at the forefront of generating awareness over environmental issues

By Pietari Kaapa 18 Aug 2017

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International

Creative Hall of Fame adds five more legends

The One Club for Creativity has inducted five advertising and design legends into its Creative Hall of Fame, originated in 1961 with Leo Burnett as the first inductee.

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Publishers share greatest threats, fears for 2018 media industry

‘World News Publishers Outlook 2017, the new report from World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (Wan-Ifra), examines what are the world top media executives' priorities in profitable news media businesses around the world.

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Gaps in customer intelligence, delivery limiting opportunities - new CMO report

New research from Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council, SAP Hybris and SellingPower magazine indicates that sales and marketing need to own customer experience strategy, as only 7% of sales leaders and 9% of chief marketing executives view themselves as the owner of the customer experience, leaving this vital revenue-directing opportunity area without oversight and collective direction.

2 days ago

#SACSCCongress: Nigella Lawson on the role of food in storytelling

Internationally renowned food writer and TV cook Nigella Lawson has amassed a loyal following of food lovers charmed by her no-fuss approach to cooking and ornate descriptions of food that are telling of her authentic passion for the subject.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 3 days ago

SA's art and culture takes to the streets in New York

In a month-long partnership with Citi Bike which will see South Africa's unique art and culture taking to the streets of New York City, South African Tourism's US office is taking an innovative approach to grow the SA's arts, culture, and heritage offering by encouraging New Yorkers and visitors to the city to travel to South Africa.

3 days ago

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