Media Content Creation Akin to Issue Deviation

[Addis Fortune] The number of FM radio stations and TV channels in Ethiopia transmitted via the satellite has increased in recent years. For outsiders who are unfamiliar with the media’s contents, they may think that abundance has brought diversity. Ho…

[Addis Fortune] The number of FM radio stations and TV channels in Ethiopia transmitted via the satellite has increased in recent years. For outsiders who are unfamiliar with the media's contents, they may think that abundance has brought diversity. However, the reality on the ground is different. The program formats of most entertainment outlets are more or less similar. The content that the media houses offer to their audience remains to be almost a copy of the other.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Oldies Swagger, Newbies Stutter

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopian music has always been a case of individual excellence more than institutional effort. From the Ethiopian music’s king of kings, the late Tilahun Gesesse, to the crown prince, Teddy Afro, there have been individual artists who …

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopian music has always been a case of individual excellence more than institutional effort. From the Ethiopian music's king of kings, the late Tilahun Gesesse, to the crown prince, Teddy Afro, there have been individual artists who outshined their generations without having the necessary education or institutional backing.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Ethio Telecom Manoeuver Upsets Mobile Market

[Addis Fortune] Unlike the old days, Danawit Alemseged was idle for a long time on Wednesday morning, in her four square metres mobile apparatus retail shop, located behind Betelhem Plaza, Megenagna along Equatorial Guinea street.

[Addis Fortune] Unlike the old days, Danawit Alemseged was idle for a long time on Wednesday morning, in her four square metres mobile apparatus retail shop, located behind Betelhem Plaza, Megenagna along Equatorial Guinea street.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

I Will Resist Pressure to Depose Olubadan, Says Ajimobi

[Guardian] Abuja -Oyo State Governor, Abiola Aj?imobi has vowed to resist pressure to depose the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji.The governor made the pledge yesterday at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, after a meeting with President Muhamm…

[Guardian] Abuja -Oyo State Governor, Abiola Aj?imobi has vowed to resist pressure to depose the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji.The governor made the pledge yesterday at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Firstbank Parleys NESG On Economic Summit

[Guardian] As part of the continued commitment to drive thought leadership, policy influencing initiatives and sustainable national economic development, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has partnered the Nigerian Economic Summit Group to host the 23rd Ni…

[Guardian] As part of the continued commitment to drive thought leadership, policy influencing initiatives and sustainable national economic development, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has partnered the Nigerian Economic Summit Group to host the 23rd Nigerian Economic Summit (NES#23).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Day of the Girl Child

[Guardian] Today, on the International Day of the Girl Child, I will be announcing the results of a small competition I launched not long ago: I asked young women and girls aged 16 to 25 to post a one minute video setting out why the rights of girls ma…

[Guardian] Today, on the International Day of the Girl Child, I will be announcing the results of a small competition I launched not long ago: I asked young women and girls aged 16 to 25 to post a one minute video setting out why the rights of girls matter, and what they would do about it if they were given the opportunity. Along with two colleagues, I will pick one "winner" who will be invited to "be the Deputy High Commissioner in Lagos for a day."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Businessmen Dare Geingob On State Capture

[Namibian] BUSINESSMEN Desmond Amunyela and Lazarus Jacobs have asked their former friend, President Hage Geingob, to confirm or deny claims that they wanted to use him or the state to enrich themselves.

[Namibian] BUSINESSMEN Desmond Amunyela and Lazarus Jacobs have asked their former friend, President Hage Geingob, to confirm or deny claims that they wanted to use him or the state to enrich themselves.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia