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Digital Fuels Growth in Africa’s Entertainment & Media Industry

September 16, 2015 5:27 pm0 comments
Digital Fuels Growth in Africa’s Entertainment & Media Industry

Johannesburg, September 16, 2015 — After more than a decade of digital disruption, the African entertainment and media industry has entered a new landscape – one where the media is no longer divided into distinct traditional and digital spheres, according to a report from PwC titled Entertainment and media outlook: 2015 – 2019 (South Africa – Nigeria-Kenya). The Outlook forecasts that South Africa’s entertainment and media industry is expected to grow from R112.7 billion in 2014 to R176.3 billion in 2019, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.4%. Digital spend is expected to fuel the overall growth. South Africa’s Internet access market will rise rapidly from R32.5 billion […]

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Bloomberg Launches US$ 10m Media Initiative for Africa

February 13, 2014 7:58 pm0 comments

Johannesburg– Michael R. Bloomberg, founder of Bloomberg L.P., philanthropist and 108th Mayor of New York City, has announced the launch of the Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa, a three-year pan-African program to build media capacity, convene international leaders and improve access to information in order to advance transparency, accountability and governance on the continent. The initial focus of the $10 million commitment will be on Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa. The Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa will provide cross disciplinary education programs and mid-career fellowships to increase the number of highly-trained business and financial journalists, convene pan-African forums to examine worldwide media best practices and support research to stimulate media innovations. “Reliable […]

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First 100 days of Uhuru Kenyatta’s presidency: Kenyans Be ‘aware’

July 14, 2013 11:16 am0 comments
First 100 days of Uhuru Kenyatta’s presidency: Kenyans Be ‘aware’

Franklin D. Roosevelt came to power as the president of the U.S.A at the time when his country and much of the capitalist world were in economic and political turmoil. The Great Depression had taken its toll on both sides of the Atlantic.

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