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- Cameroonian monthly media magazine Com.News has focussed its august 2009 issue on pan-African television. The release describes the battle of pan-African television channels like Vox Africa whose leaders (Jules Domche and Rolande Kammogne) have made the headlines recently. As more African have liberalised their TV broadcasting rights, a new Battle for better positioning is currently occurring. Comnews is a magazine specializing in communications, media and marketing. Its main target is communication Media, Marketing, Communication professionals and students who aspire to these professions. It is published by Thell PR, a public relations agency led by Thierry Ekouti.


- A selection of documentaries from Blue Reef Adventures, dive adventure series has been posted on Joost.com for free viewing via video streaming. The documentaries show South African wildlife filmmakers, Peter and Stefania Lamberti, travelling to the most exciting dive destinations that Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands have to offer. Joost, the online video startup, announced that, along with Joost.com, it will focus on providing white label online video platforms for media companies, including cable and satellite providers, broadcasters and video aggregators. This technology and service offering will support content owners’ efforts to build comprehensive branded environments online. Media companies around the world are embracing internet-based video portals as a key path to distribute their premium video, but building a world-class video portal is increasingly difficult and expensive. Joost will focus on this issue and provide the market with a cost-effective, end-to-end solution for media companies to publish video under their own brands