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
Finalists in the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2013 Awards have been announced by Ferial Haffajee, chair of the independent judging panel.
15 Jul 2013 14:47
Greenpop will be hosting Forest in Focus, a film festival fundraiser in celebration of our forests, in Cape Town, South Africa from 6-11 June 2013.
28 May 2013 13:58
Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism Alan Winde impressed attendees at the annual Net Prophet conference last week with news of exciting tech innovations for the province.
By Sindy Peters 24 May 2013 19:00
Following on from the success of the first two programmes run in 2011 and 2012, Orange, the telecommunications corporation, has launched the third Orange African Social Venture Prize. The project promotes social innovations in support of developments that use Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs).
14 May 2013 21:05
Loerie entries are now open, and those that get their work in by 15 April 2013; get 10% off their entry fee. The final deadline for entries is 31 May and agencies or marketers throughout Africa and the Middle East can enter their work.
4 Apr 2013 10:04
In line with their philosophy of innovation and creativity, the Straight Up Company has lined up a treat for Zambian music lovers to hear Afro-soul singer, songwriter and poet, Zahara. This South African artist will perform a concert on Friday, 24 May 2013 at the New Government Complex in Lusaka, Zambia. Contemporary local artists, Pompi and Scarlet will perform as opening acts for the songstress.
3 Apr 2013 13:28
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
Yesterday, 19 November 2013, the Radio for Peacebuilding Africa (RFPA) Awards, which recognises quality radio programmes that contribute to building peace and tolerance in the continent, will host its annual ceremony in Kigali, Rwanda.
19 Nov 2013 09:19
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
Africa Exchange will be working in partnership with the Southern Africa-Zambia Chamber of Commerce & Industry and the Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry to facilitate a trade mission to the Copperbelt in the Republic of Zambia from 23-27 September 2013.
13 Aug 2013 09:59
The annual Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF), being held 13-14 June in Geneva, Switzerland, is to be organised in close collaboration with the IFC, World Bank and will focus on "Trade for Growth and Development".
Issued by EMRC 27 Mar 2013 10:26
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