Author Archives: Shana Rafter

BBC World Service partners with AfricaWeb to offer digital content to audiences in Ghana and Cameroon

The BBC World Service and AfricaWeb have formed a new digital partnership to offer BBC News text, podcasts, audio and video content in English, Pidgin, Hausa and French to audiences in Ghana and Cameroon via market-leading news portals Ghanaweb.com and Camerounweb.com This partnership will offer for the first time The Comb podcast, a unique and fascinating [...]

Abu Dhabi Media rolls out new Ramadan line-up across its platforms

Abu Dhabi Media has launched a new Ramadan campaign called Hatha Waqtaha across all its media channels. The campaign features 16 exclusive programmes and productions with Emirati, Gulf, and Arab stars. The line-up also includes a variety of Ramadan-themed religious, social, cultural and heritage programs and provides innovative, audience-centric content across audio-visual, print and digital [...]

Sharjah Broadcasting Authority to broadcast over 130 shows during Ramadan

Sharjah Broadcasting Authority has announced its Ramadan line-up of TV and radio shows. With over 137 programs focusing on a wide range of religious, social and entertainment and cultural shows, Sharjah Broadcasting Authority will be the largest and most diverse offering till date. Mohamed Hassan Khalaf, Director General of SBA, said: The carefully crafted content [...]

Apple Pay now available in South Africa

Digital mobile payment platform Apple Pay is now available in South Africa, according to several banks across the country – Absa, Discovery Bank, and Nedbank customers. Apple Pay allows users to load a supported banking card and use their Apple device such as an iPhone or cellular Apple Watch. “As the affinity for digital [...]

Pulse to expand in Uganda and Ivory Coast

Pulse, Africas leading innovative media company, has announced a new way to inform & engage young audiences, whilst providing marketing & media production services with its young, innovative team. Pulse aims to extend on news platforms and social channels with local versions in Uganda and Ivory Coast to resonate with the young, digitally-savvy population there. [...]