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Meet the finalists of our African Digital Media Awards 2016

Meet the finalists of our African Digital Media Awards 2016

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Best News Website

News24 Elections, Media24, South Africa
IOL, Independent Newspapers Ltd., South Africa
nation.co.ke by Nation Media Group, Kenya
mg.co.za by Mail & Guardian, South Africa

Best Entertainment & Lifestyle Website

Kick off, Media24, South Africa
SDE, Standard Group Ltd, Kenya
House & Garden/Condé Nast, Independent Newspapers, South Africa

Best use of Online Video

IOL – What would you take a bullet for? Independent Newspapers, South Africa
NTV Wild, Nation Media Group, Kenya
#FeesMustFall, 24.com, South Africa
New video on demand site launched (tv.guardian.ng), Guardian Newspaper Limited, Nigeria

Best Data Visualisation Project

TMG Election App, Times Media Ltd, South Africa
How Long Have Africa’s Presidents Held Office? by The Voice of America, USA
Newsplex, Nation Media Group, Kenya
Beyond the  Bullet, 24.com, South Africa

Best News Mobile Service

News24 Elections, Media24, South Africa
News24 App, 24.com, South Africa
IOL App, Independent Newspapers Ltd., South Africa

Best Entertainment & Lifestyle Mobile Service

Men’s Health, Media24, South Africa
The Juice, News24, South Africa
House& Garden Condé Nast App, Independent Newspapers Ltd., South Africa

Best in Tablet Publishing

IOL Tablet App, Independent Newspapers Ltd., South Africa
News24 App, 24.com, South Africa
M&G iPad edition: 5 August 2016, Mail & Guardian, South Africa

Best Reader Engagement

Women’s Health – Next Fitness Star, Media24, South Africa
My Network – Nation Media Group, Kenya
Daily Voice, Independent Newspapers Ltd., South Africa
The Voice Newspaper Botswana, The Francistowner - The Voice Newspaper, Botswana

Best Digital Advertising Campaign

Landbou.co.za: Client – John Deere, Media24, South Africa
Huisgenoot.com & SARIE.com: Client – Afrikaans.com, Media24, South Africa
IOL Commercial – ASICS Campaign, Independent Newspapers Ltd., South Africa
Believe the Truth – Nation Media Group, Kenya

Best New Product

Wanted Online, Times Media Ltd., South Africa
Loot/Isolezwe, The Independent Newspapers Ltd, South Africa
NetNuus, 24.com, South Africa
NiE Portal, Nation Media Group, Kenya

Author

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Christin Herger

Date

2016-04-27 13:20

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WAN-IFRA's African Digital Media Awards is the most prestigious competition in the industry for publishers to benchmark their digital offerings. The competition draws innovative publishers from all over Africa who submit their engaging digital media campaigns and content to see where they stack up against their peers. The awards recognise publishers who have adopted digital media and mobile strategies as part of their total product offering to meet the major changes in how people consume news and information today. Read more ...

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