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  • Factors Shaping Africa’s Entertainment & Media Industry

    By PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Published September 26, 2016 The Internet, video games, television, and filmed entertainment segments of sub-Saharan Africa’s entertainment and media industry are projected to continue to grow in the following years but the publishing industry is having to work very hard to make any headway. That is the conclusion of Entertainment and media [...] The post Factors Shap...

  • Kenyan to Lead Africa’s Climate Change Reversal Efforts

    By Iminza Keboge Published September 25, 2016 A Kenyan has been appointed to lead a global civil society’s efforts in seeking environmental justice for Africans by Africans. Njeri Kabeberi, with a long history in women’s rights activism, has been named as Executive Director for Greenpeace Africa as she possesses a combination of skills required to [...] The post Kenyan to Lead Africa’s Climate Cha...

  • East Africa’s Air Travel Sector Rises

    By Abdi Ali Published September 25, 2016 International air travel to East Africa has over the first eight months of 2016 registered an 11 times growth rate. ForwardKeys, a company that analyses international air travel shows strong growth of 11.2% compared with the same period the previous year. RELATED:Rwanda to Host Aviation and Hotel Development [...] The post East Africa’s Air Travel Sector Ri...

  • Uganda Holds Second National Heritage Awards

    By Bamuturaki Musinguzi Published September 23, 2016 Uganda has awarded individuals, groups, families and organisations that promote and preserve the country’s diverse cultural heritage at a public ceremony in the capital, Kampala. Among those honoured for their exemplary service in the preservation and promotion of tangible and intangible heritage during the second National Heritage Awards [...] ...

  • Zimbabwean Endorsed for Top UN World Tourism Job

    By Irene Gaitirira Published September 22, 2016 A Zimbabwean has been endorsed to head the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO). Walter Mzembi, Africa’s longest serving Minister for Tourism, has received endorsement to run for the UNWTO’s Secretary-General’s post that falls vacant in May 2017 from the African Union Executive Council, the Southern African Development [...] The post Zim...

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  • Swahili Rock Music Launches as African Air Travel Grows

    By Iminza Keboge Published September 21, 2016 A group of five musicians whose journey into entertainment began when they met as students at Nairobi’s United States International University are set to launch their debut album on September 24, 2016. The rock band, known as Rash, shall launch the album, titled Only a Few Survivors, at [...] The post Swahili Rock Music Launches as African Air Travel G...

  • Current Contests for African Writers

    By Ogova Ondego Published September 18, 2016 Africans interested in writing contests have three major competitions to which to submit their creativity for money. Yes, good hard currency: British Pounds and US American Dollars. But none of the three contests I am telling you about here is the Pulitzer Prize, the German Book Prize, the [...] The post Current Contests for African Writers appeared fir...

  • How Literature Prizes Affect the Book Market

    By Alex Hippisley-Cox Published September 18, 2016 As book industry experts prepare to discuss how literature prizes affect the book market at Frankfurt Book Fair in Germany on October 19, 2016–Gaby Wood, Literary Director of the Booker Prize Foundation–gives a behind the scenes look at the Man Booker Prize and its importance for the literary [...] The post How Literature Prizes Affect the Book Ma...

  • Kenya Targets Tourism through Endurance Sports

    By Abdi Ali Published September 16, 2016 The Rift Valley edition of a sports series aimed at creating jobs, enhancing domestic and international tourism and boosting the economy has gone down in the western Kenyan farming town of Kericho. The Kericho edition of the Team Tri Fit (TTF) National Triathlon and Duathlon Series brought together [...] The post Kenya Targets Tourism through Endurance Spor...

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  • Electromagnetic Frequency Health Effects Awareness

    By Judi Wakhungu Published September 14, 2016 The proliferation of mobile telephony has made communication possible at dizzying speeds, revolutionalised money transfer, helped accelerate economic and social development, brought people closer and confirmed that the world is now but a village. RELATED:Mobile Telephony Money Transfer Scares East African Traditional Bankers But the rapid increase in [...

  • Best African Short Films and Documentaries Shortlisted

    By Iminza Keboge Published September 12, 2016 Films from South Africa, Mauritius, Morocco and Tunisia shall compete for the best short film award at the annual Africa in Motion (AiM) Film Festival in Scotland in November 2016. Seeking the best documentary award at AiM that is also known as Scotland African Film Festival that is [...] The post Best African Short Films and Documentaries Shortlisted ...

  • Photo Show Marks Africa’s Agricultural Revolution

    By Ogova Ondego Published September 11, 2016 An exhibition of photographs on the achievements of an organisation that empowers small scale farmers across Africa to produce ample food for their communities opens daily at Nairobi National Museum in the Kenyan capital through September 30, 2016. RELATED:Food Crisis to Persist in Sub-Saharan Africa as Politicians Mortgage [...] The post Photo Show Mar...

  • African TV Content Dealers to Meet for Business

    By Ogova Ondego Published September 9, 2016 Television content creators, sellers and buyers across sub-Saharan Africa are getting ready for their annual November business at DISCOP Africa in South Africa. RELATED:Nairobi Hosts DISCOP Africa 4 Television Market, Focuses on African Content and Co-Production Opportunities DISCOP, the Organisation that plans the meeting at which buyers access [...] Th...

  • France Supports African Multimedia Creation

    By Abdi Ali Published September 8, 2016 African producers of multimedia content stand a chance to win €3000 cash prizes, mentorship and project development support from leading French companies when they pitch their projects in South Africa in November 2016. Project ideas to be sold in a pitch competition at DISCOP Africa in the South [...] The post France Supports African Multimedia Creation appe...

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