Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.
By Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013 14:25
The regional East African finalists for this year's Johnnie Walker Blue Label CNBC Africa All Africa Business Leader Awards (AABLA) have been announced. Winners will be revealed on 9 September at the Serena Hotel in Kigali, Rwanda.
6 Sep 2013 09:39
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
African Business magazine teamed up with Microsoft 4Afrika as well as African Regional Intellectual Property Organisation (ARIPO) to lead the Innovative Africa Forum in the format of a roundtable discussion on 27 November in Kampala, Uganda.
Issued by IC Publications 26 Nov 2013 14:32
The 10th Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), running from 6-14 December, has selected two African films to be included in the AsiaAfrica out of competition programming segment lineup.
20 Nov 2013 16:08
A North-South collaboration was launched at Womex 13 by the Africans for Africa Network. The collaboration takes the form of a two-week residency programme and two public events taking place at the Emthonjeni Arts in South Africa in December 2013, in partnership with Mali's the Festival au Desert.
30 Oct 2013 14:30
Oracle Nigeria will hold its third Oracle Day in Nigeria's capital city of Abuja on 5 November, offering delegates the chance to learn how businesses can leverage disruptive technologies.
By Paul Adepoju 21 Oct 2013 13:31
Olawale Ayodele Ojo has been named the winner of the 2013 MTN Project Fame West Africa show. Ojo walked away with N 5 million, a fully loaded SUV and a year's recording contract.
1 Oct 2013 14:17
There is a need for transparency, and to tell not just one story, but many.
By Oresti Patricios 26 Sep 2013 07:10
Global leader Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE) has appointed Lloyd Orr Communications, a well-known local agency that specialises in tourism and lifestyle clients, to handle the PR and communications for the launch of Africa Travel Week across the African continent.
Issued by Lloyd Orr 10 Sep 2013 10:23
Innovation Africa 2013, being held in Gaborone, Botswana, this October 15-17, will be hosting a record number of ministers and officials from various ministries of education, ICT and science & technology from all over Africa for one-to-one meetings with industry leaders.
Issued by Innovation Africa 21 Aug 2013 10:26
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
Nigeria will be the first country to take centre stage at Johannesburg-based DISCOP Africa in November 2013.
9 Aug 2013 09:41
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