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Winners announced for AABLA West Africa

The winners of the West African regional 2015 All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA) in partnership with CNBC Africa were announced at a ceremony held at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Lagos on 22 October...

26 Oct 2015 12:43

Regional All Africa Business Leaders Awards in Nigeria this week

On 22 October 2015, the final regional round of the annual 2015 All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA) will be held in Lagos, Nigeria...

20 Oct 2015 08:57

West African leaders urge liberalisation of region's power sector

Five West African leaders on Wednesday, 1 July 2015, urged regional governments to liberalise the region's electricity sector to overcome insufficient power capacities that deprive most of the area's 300 million inhabitants access to energy...

3 Jul 2015 09:09

MainOne celebrating five years of transforming West African internet landscape

Leading telecommunications and data services company in West Africa, MainOne, celebrated five years of leadership in transforming the region's internet landscape...

1 Jul 2015 13:13

West African countries attend BRVM investment days

The regional stock exchange Bourse Régionale des Valeurs Mobilières (BRVM) has expressed its satisfaction with the success of the second edition of its BRVM investment days, held on 28 April at the London Stock Exchange...

30 Apr 2015 10:02

Connecting West Africa: Call for speakers

Connecting West Africa 2015 will cover the major trends affecting West and Central Africa's telecoms and ICT market, and is looking for senior operator decision makers to take part in the debates or to give presentations...

8 Dec 2014 10:35

AABLA West African nominees announced

The West African round of the CNBC Africa All Africa Business Leaders Awards Presented By Johnnie Walker Blue Label (AABLA) will be the final regional round of the awards...

13 Oct 2014 10:07

SES to deliver DTH TV across French-speaking African countries

Screen Africa reports that as of 1 October 2014, satellite operator SES will be delivering direct-to-home (DTH) broadcast television for West African broadcasters, led by Africable and Media Plus, across...

22 Aug 2014 11:33

SES, CWG launch Maiden digital TV platform for West Africa

In an aim to provide access to a greater number of stations to households across West Africa at a relatively low cost, SES in partnership with CWG, has launched a new digital television platform...

15 Aug 2014 07:25

Competition to empower tech savvy ladies

She Leads Africa, an initiative empowering women in the continent's entrepreneurial tech scene, is launching a business pitch competition seeking talented women in West Africa. The platform seeks to...

7 Jul 2014 10:25

[Connecting West Africa] Improving profitability

Day two's sessions of the 11th Annual Connecting West Africa Conference covered in more detail how to improve profitability through better cost-efficiency and attractive services.

12 Jun 2014 07:57

[Connecting West Africa] It's all about data

The 11th Annual Connecting West Africa event kicked off on 10 June 2014 in Dakar, Senegal. Delegates gathered to listen to presentations and debates with operators and suppliers on how to prepare networks for the growing data demand.

11 Jun 2014 08:04

Connecting West Africa kicks off in 13 days

Focused on networks and infrastructure developments for the new age of data, the 11th Annual Connecting West Africa event in the Com World Series is taking place from 10-11 June 2014 at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar, Senegal.

28 May 2014 10:34

Eskimi to sponsor Mobile West Africa 2014

Eskimi has announced that it will be sponsoring Mobile West Africa 2014 which is taking place from 13-16 May at the Four Points by Sheraton, Lagos, Nigeria.

16 Apr 2014 10:24

e-waste 3D printer campaign launched in West Africa

In an aim to bring the W.Afate 3D printers made out of e-waste to the 3D Print Show in New York, WoeLab in West Africa has launched a new campaign on the European crowd-funding site (video)

10 Feb 2014 09:28

China Central Television comes to Africa

Robert Briel, writing on Braodband TV News, reports that Globecast will be delivering CCTV-français, China Central Television's (CCTV) French-language channel, on the SES-4 platform to West African viewers.

22 Nov 2013 10:18

West Africa round AABLA winners announced

Last night, 28 August 2013 saw the announcement of the winners of the West African round of the Johnnie Walker Blue Label CNBC Africa All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA) at the Intercontinental Hotel in Lagos, Nigeria. The ceremony will be broadcast on 5 September 2013.

29 Aug 2013 11:05

West Africa nominees announced for AABLA

The regional West African finalists for this year's CNBC Africa All Africa Business Leader Awards (AABLA) have been announced.

20 Aug 2013 15:16

MFWA to monitor 26 radio stations

According to Daily Graphic, via Modern Ghana, the Media Foundation of West Africa (MFWA) will be launching a monitoring project today, 1 August 2013, through which it will aim to "enhance professionalism and reduce hate speech" on 26 radio stations in the country.

1 Aug 2013 07:37

Media's role underscored

Liberia Telecommunication Authority (LTA) consumer manager, Musue Haddad, has told students aspiring to become full-blooded media personnel to pursue their dream, notwithstanding the professional challenges.

25 Apr 2012 14:34

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