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Kenyan journalist wins at Sanlam Awards

Kenya's Business Daily journalist, Allan Odhiambo, wins at Sanlam Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism

10 Jun 2016

Is print media dead?

It is no longer business as usual, but there is a future for print in Africa, yet

By Samuel O. Adeyemi 26 May 2016

The birth of the Windhoek Declaration

'We had big dreams': a look back at the birth of the Windhoek Declaration

By Gwen Lister 3 May 2016

Turning freedom of expression resolutions into reality

Today, 3 May, is World Press Freedom Day and the 25-year anniversary of the Windhoek Declaration on media freedom in Africa

By Pansy Tlakula 3 May 2016

Calling Africa's journalists...

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

17 Apr 2015

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

MP wants alcohol ads banned

When MPs discussed the Report on Alcohol Abuse in Namibia late last week, Republican Party MP, Clara Gowases, called for a ban on the advertising of alcoholic beverages, reports Mathia Haufiku

15 Jul 2014

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

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

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

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

Libel claim against The Namibian withdrawn

A Windhoek business owner who was suing The Namibian for N$500 000 for alleged defamation, on 4 March 2013, decided to withdraw his claim against the newspaper.

By Werner Menges 6 Mar 2013

Search for bravest women journalists

WASHINGTON, US: The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking nominations for its 2013 Courage in Journalism Awards and Lifetime Achievement Award.

22 Feb 2013

Women in News Summit

"We must keep women media professionals within the media sector". This was the message received by the more than 50 participants attending the 3rd Annual WAN-IFRA Women in News Summit in Lusaka, Zambia, this week, which brought together women from the media industry in Botswana, Namibia and Zambia for a three-day event.

11 Dec 2012

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