Holmes Report and African Public Relations Association (APRA) launch first Africa SABRE competition
Holmes Report and APRA launch first Africa SABRE competition for the public relations industry
Burson-Marsteller won PR accolades in Uganda and Kenya recently
The African Press Organization launches MENA Wire, a press release distribution and monitoring service dedicated to the Middle East and North Africa
Bizcommunity.com has set up a tribute page in honour of communications doyen and former journalist, Ruth Golembo, who passed away suddenly last week
Magna Carta wins Africa PR Consultancy of the year
Five PR companies are in the running for Africa PR Agency of the Year Award by the prestigious Homes Report
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.
Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013
Growing sophistication in African markets outside SA is creating demand for specialist consultants that bring together clients and communications agencies.
Global public relations and communications firm, Hill+Knowlton Strategies, is expanding its African footprint with the launch of Hill+Knowlton Strategies South Africa. This follows the acquisition of South African agency Corporate Communications Consultants (Corpcom).
Tigo Tanzania has been named among the top global socially devoted brands on Facebook in a report issued by SocialBakers on the 7 February 2013, covering a study on the world's top 10 socially devoted brands on Facebook in the last quarter of 2012. Tigo Tanzania is the only telecom company from central, eastern and southern Africa in the ranking among some of the world's biggest brands.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) plans to bring more than 300 international journalists to Arusha where the AfDB intends to launch new efforts to re-brand the image of the African continent.
The African Press Organisation (APO) yesterday, 19 April 2012, announced a new contract with the African Development Bank (AfDB) under which APO will provide media relations services to promote the AfDB Annual Meetings to be held in Arusha, Tanzania, from 28 May to 1 June 2012.
Nova Nee, a public relations agency in Kenya has set its eyes on the East African market amidst cut throat competition for accounts by established domestic and multinational firms in the region. Beth Maina-Mwaura, the firm's managing director spoke to Bizcommunity about the firm's plans.
Walter Wafula 21 Sep 2011