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Pulse expands its reach into Francophone Africa with the launch of Pulse.sn in Senegal

Africa’s leading innovative media company Pulse has launched its digital and social media offering in Senegal, under the brand Pulse.sn/Pulse Senegal (www.facebook.com/pulsesenegal). This is part of its efforts to further extend its media reach to the Francophone audience on the continent, with a fully local offering. In the current unprecedented global situation, digitally available, trusted media is especially crucial - to ensure equal access to helpful information, guidelines, a

Coronavirus – Africa: United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Media Compact hits 100-member mark

Download logoThe SDG Media Compact, an alliance of news and entertainment companies convened by the United Nations to drive coverage and mobilize action for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), welcomed its 100thmember. From large broadcasters and established print media, to news agencies, radio stations and newer digital publishers, the SDG Media Compact spans 160 countries on five continents, reaching a combined audience of about 2 billion people through well over one hundred outl

Eutelsat selected by RCS Ghana for Direct to Home (DTH) broadcast

Download logoEutelsat Communications (www.Eutelsat.com) (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) has secured a multi-year contract with RCS Ghana to provide capacity for the broadcast of its DTH bouquet bringing content to viewers in Ghana and beyond. RCS will use Ku-Band band capacity on EUTELSAT 7B to broadcast its fast growing free-to-air DTH bouquet comprising SD and HD channels to the Ghanaian market and over 40 other countries in Africa. The 7° East neighbourhood is a key o

Poll reveals 70% of African businesses expect their revenues to decrease by more than 10% next month

In a live poll conducted by Africa.com on April 22 as part of its webinar series, Crisis Management for African Business Leaders, nearly 70% of webinar participants predicted that their business revenue will decrease by more than 10% next month.  47% indicated that they expect their revenue to decrease by more than 25% next month, and 24% indicated that they expect revenues to decrease by more than 50% next month. Only 20% indicated that they expect revenue to remain the same or increase.

Coronavirus – Africa: World’s most defiantly joyful song rereleased by UNICEF

Once called the “world’s most defiantly joyful song”, Miriam Makeba’s ‘Pata Pata’ has been rerecorded by UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Angélique Kidjo, to spread information and hope in a time of Coronavirus. Without any alteration to chords or syllables, though with several changes to the lyrics, ‘Pata Pata’ will be rereleased by UNICEF across the globe this Thursday, more than 50 years since the international smash hit first took the world

Highly Anticipated Documentary Series “The Last Dance” coming to Netflix this Monday, April 20

WHO: Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen and the Chicago Bulls in documentary series “The Last Dance” WHAT: The 10-part documentary series, directed by Jason Hehir (“The Fab Five,” “The ’85 Bears,” “Andre the Giant”), chronicles one of the greatest icons and most successful teams in sports history, Michael Jordan and the 1990s Chicago Bulls, and features never-before-seen footage from the 1997-98 season as the team pursued its sixth NBA (https:

The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying down

In true South African spirit, even in times of adversity, daily stories of generosity and ingenuity abound. Never have we been more proud of how business communities are using our publishing platforms than since the outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus. Recent comments from UK press (https://bit.ly/3aPhB6T) referring to South Africa’s 'formidable leadership' in the handling of the coronavirus are telling: “South Africa seems to have acted faster, more effici

Magic of Unseen: TECNO Mobile Brings Wizkid and Guinness World Record™ Title to Africa’s first online launch

Last night, TECNO (www.TECNO-Mobile.com) released its new camera phone, CAMON 15 series through an online launch event, which became a milestone event in the smartphone industry as the first online product launch in Africa. The online launch themed "Magic of Unseen" was not long, but the content was extremely rich: TECNO CAMON 15 unveiling its SONY camera and the trademarked TAIVOS™ technology, official spokesman Wizkid appearance, Largest flip book with Guinness World Records ™ Titl