Africa Innovation Summit - Media


cine group



Cine Group recognizes and artfully tells stories with the finest creative minds of the motion picture industry.  As a content and advertising production company with 17 years’ experience in the cinematic market, the company produces in TV formats, ensuring quality picture and sound with advanced technologies for capturing, editing and finishing videos. Its Productions include series, documentaries, corporate videos, interactive media, reality shows and commercial films created for many types of projects, which have proven to be aesthetically part of peoples’ lifestyle. Originating in Brazil with two operation centers - São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, it expanded its horizon into Africa – Maputo of Mozambique with projects in solo production, as well as in affiliation with local channels.


• In Brazil, Cine Group has high ratings and high quality narrative content such as ‘O Infiltrado’, ‘Mulheres de Aco’ ‘Taboo’ and ‘Bom de Briga; and successful fiction series, such as “O Negócio” (HBO), “Julie e os Fantasmas” (Nickelodeon/Band), “Mothern” (GNT), “Agora Sim” (Sony), “Descolados” (MTV) and many others.
• The first produced miniseries in Mozambique: N’txuva – Lives at Stake, bringing together about 100 Brazilian and Mozambican professionals.
• A special documentary: Mama Africa - showing a continent through the eyes of its own children, the Africans.
• Strong invests in infrastructure to keep aligned with world market trends, and working with digital technology.


logo AMAfrique Magazine” or AM is a French international monthly magazine published in France by the AMI and devoted to the African continent. Based there over 25 years by Jeune Afrique Group, the title was taken in January 2006 by Ziyad Limam. It is positioned as the leader of the Pan-African monthly press and addresses an urban and active audience. Like the great American magazines, AM practice mixing genres, and addresses both of society, culture and politics. It will be represented by the famous Said, AitHatrithas.

Said, AitHatrithas been a journalist since 2002, and worked with french speaking internet journal ** until 2006 before becoming a regular collaborator with monthly *Afrique Magazine*. Also since 2010, he has a weekly contributor to *JeuneAfrique*, on Africa related economic issues.


Julie  Gichuru Julie Gichuru, a Kenya national, has embarked on several business ventures and is a Director in a numbers of companies. Her business ventures include the online retail fashion outlet Mimi and Production Company Arimus Media Ltd. J ulie is a TV Host with East Africa's leading broadcaster Citizen TV. Her prime time news and current affairs show Sunday Live with Julie Gichuru airs weekly at 9pm. Julie is currently working on growing local productions through Arimus Media Limited where she has a number of quality African shows in the works. Julie has just completed series 1 of the Africa Leadership Dialogues, airing on Citizen TV, Monday at 9.50pm.
Julie's career in the media over the past 12 years has seen her work across the fields of broadcast, print and digital media.The Footprints Africa Foundation has been established by Anthony and Julie Gichuru to help empower and grow healthy, dignified and informed societies in the region supports the Great Debaters Contest and the Africa Leadership Dialogues, both platforms for discussion and exchange of ideas on African challenges and opportunities. These forums are now televised for impact across millions of households.


Andrew Mwenda photoAndrew Mwenda is a Ugandan journalist, founder and owner of The Independent, Uganda's premier current affairs news magazine. He has produced documentaries and commentary for the BBC on the dangers of aid and debt relief to Africa, and consulted for the World Bank and Transparency International.


Please see press Release Here                               Please see Media Briefing Here      

Informative Briefing of social communication Here


The following media houses have all been invited to ensure coverage of this special event of all stakeholders committed to the sustainable development and socioeconomic transformation of Africa - The Africa Innovation Summit.