Economy - Media
  • Botswana: Stock exchange embraces social media
    11 may 2016 13:20:52
    Gaborone, Botswana (PANA) - The Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) has revamped its information dissemination outlets to include social media, as part of the bourse’s efforts to lure both local and foreign investors. Full text...

  • African Press Organization signs distribution pact with Dow Jones Factiva
    17 january 2012 13:47:21
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - The African Press Organization (APO), the leading African press release wire service, has announced an alliance with Dow Jones Factiva, the world’s leading news and business information research tool. Full text...

  • Nigerian bourse lists first media outfit
    27 september 2008 22:01:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- One of Nigeria’s leading private broadcast stations, Daa r Communications Plc, owners and operators of Raypower and African Independent T e levision (AIT), has joined the league of quoted companies on the Nigerian Stock E xchange (NSE) with the listing of eight billion ordinary shares of 50k each at N 5. Full text...

  • Nigerian bourse lists first media outfit
    27 september 2008 19:37:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- One of Nigeria’s leading private broadcast stations, Daa r Communications Plc, owners and operators of Raypower and African Independent T e levision (AIT), has joined the league of quoted companies on the Nigerian Stock E xchange (NSE) with the listing of eight billion ordinary shares of 50k each at N 5. Full text...

  • Kadhafi Foundation to build new publishing house
    09 january 2006 10:55:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- A Libyan media production company 1/9 and a German publisher, Hidelberg, Sunday signed an accord in Tripoli aimed at establishing a new printing house here. Full text...

  • ADB spurs development of statistics in Africa
    19 november 2005 16:53:00
    Kampala- Uganda (PANA) -- The African Development Bank (ADB) has commenced a publication aimed at relieving Africa from its persistent constrains in decision-making at many levels due to lack of reliable statistical data. Full text...

  • World Bank opens dialogue with Malian media
    27 october 2005 23:31:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- The Mali office of the World Bank Thursday in Bamako organised a two-day seminar for 20 media practitioners to brief them of the institution's activities in the country. Full text...

  • Costly equipment hinders satellite TV broadcast in Africa
    07 october 2004 20:49:00
    Kenya- Nairobi (PANA) -- The high cost of equipment is inhibiting the widespread use of satellite technology in television broadcasting in Africa, industry players meeting here Thursday have revealed. Full text...

  • Ivorian journalists drilled in coffee-cocoa sector
    17 august 2004 14:56:00
    Abidjan- Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) -- Ivorian journalists are being trained in the "stakes of the coffee-cocoa sector" at a seminar that started Monday in Grand Bassam, 40 km south-east of Abidjan, the country's economic capital. Full text...

  • West African newspaper launched in South Africa
    24 may 2004 16:54:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- The Financial Standard African Standard, a newspaper for the ever-expanding expatriate communities of West Africa living in South Africa, estimated to number around 100,000, has been launched in the country by a leading Nigerian publisher, Millennium Harvest. Full text...

  • Journalist testifies at Kenyan fraud probe
    12 january 2004 16:30:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The panel investigating the financial scam involving gold company Goldenberg in Kenya Monday started questioning veteran journalist Gitau Warigi on the report he compiled for Germany-based anti-corruption watchdog, Transparency International (TI). Full text...

  • Benin journalists drill in economic reporting
    15 april 2003 19:39:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- Some 30 journalists in Benin are currently taking drills in economic reporting at the West African Media Centre here. Full text...

  • Sale of Nigeria's oldest surviving newspaper fails
    11 march 2003 11:25:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- The Nigerian government's plan to divest from the country's oldest surviving newspaper, the Daily Times, has failed, according to the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE). Full text...

  • Malian journalists in UEMOA training workshop
    22 november 2002 13:02:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- Some 30 Malian journalists started Friday in Bamako a workshop aimed at familiarising them with the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA). Full text...

  • Nation Media Group posts huge mid-year profits
    07 august 2002 16:01:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The Nation Media Group, Kenya's biggest media conglomerate, announced on Wednesday that its mid-year profit rose to 77. Full text...

  • Moi pinpoints missing media link in NEPAD
    17 april 2002 15:34:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- The African summit conference convened in Dakar this week to seek private sector financing for NEPAD projects has had the indisputable merit of providing CEOs of transnationals a forum to air their views, albeit grievances against African nations whose laws stunt business growth. Full text...

  • Soweto publication circulation raises to 240,000
    02 july 2001 23:51:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Two hundred and forty thousand copies of a unique, national life skills publication are now being delivered to township dwellers in Gauteng, Western Cape, and KwaZulu-Natal. Full text...

  • International Colloquium on Economic Journalism in August
    07 may 2001 20:50:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- An international seminar on the challenges and stakes of economic journalism in West Africa will be held 5-12 August in Cotonou, its organisers announced Monday. Full text...



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