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Episode 189: Mike Wronski chats the top 5 Social Media platforms in SA.

Date: 22 Sep 2016
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AU, AFRIMA release full nominees list for public vote
AU, AFRIMA release full nominees list for public vote

The All African Music Awards (AFRIMA) released the full list of continental nominees this week ahead of public voting, which opens on 12 September 2016...

9 Sep 2016

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The main drivers of investment in Sub Saharan Africa

Converging technologies, expanding connectivity and telecom mergers and acquisitions are predicted to be the main drivers of investment and deal activity in Sub Saharan Africa in 2016...

25 Aug 2016

Director, Brand and Communications, AFRIMA, Matlou Tsotsesi, unveils Lagos State as the Host City for the 2016 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA 3.0)
African Union declares Lagos as the official host city of AFRIMA 2016

The African Union Commission has announced Lagos State as the official Host City of the third edition of the All Africa Music Awards...

19 Aug 2016

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Digitising Rwanda's workforce is key to closing its skills gap

Rwanda boasts an attractive workforce that has helped to push the nation ahead of its neighbours, however, a lack of digital skills now drives the education agenda...

10 Aug 2016

Dr Nick Hughes
M-Pesa pioneer for Digital Impact Awards Africa

M-Pesa pioneer; Dr Nick Hughes will deliver the keynote speech at the third Digital Impact Awards Africa, in Kampala, Uganda on 17 August 2016...

2 Aug 2016

Kelly McGillivray
What I learned from working in Nigeria

TheSQUAD recently had the opportunity to pitch on doing an event in Abuja, Nigeria, and Kelly McGillivray talks about her key learnings...

By Kelly McGillivray 26 Jul 2016

Kigali hosts 27th African Union summit
Kigali hosts 27th African Union summit

The AU passport to facilitate trade across Africa is expected to be launched at the African Union summit this week...

11 Jul 2016

Inaugural African Transformation Forum opens today
Inaugural African Transformation Forum opens today

The inaugural African Transformation Forum (ATF) opens today, Monday 14 March 2016, in Kigali, Rwanda. The ATF seeks to build a coalition for transformation in Africa by addressing key economic development themes...

14 Mar 2016

Inaugural African Transformation Forum takes place in Rwanda in March
Inaugural African Transformation Forum takes place in Rwanda in March

The inaugural African Transformation Forum (ATF), which takes place on 14-15 March 2016 in Rwanda, will introduce an exciting new mechanism for continuous peer-to-peer knowledge exchange among African countries...

28 Jan 2016

Winner of APO invite to AfricaCom 2014 revealed
Winner of APO invite to AfricaCom 2014 revealed

The African Press Organisation (APO) has announced that science journalist Aimable Twahirwa (@atwahirwa) from Rwanda has won the APO invitation to participate in the AfricaCom 2014.

24 Oct 2014

Smart Rwanda days returns with a focus on digitising the country
Smart Rwanda days returns with a focus on digitising the country

Under the theme 'Digitising Rwanda', the second edition of SMART Days Rwanda will take place in Kigali, Serena Hotel from 2-3 October 2014. The event comes as the country prepares to embark on the last five years of the 2020 vision...

1 Oct 2014

RFPA Awards recognises importance of youth reporters
RFPA Awards recognises importance of youth reporters

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

Record number of ministers to attend Innovation Africa Summit in Botswana this October
Record number of ministers to attend Innovation Africa Summit in Botswana this October

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

African Economic Conference 2012 kicks off tomorrow
African Economic Conference 2012 kicks off tomorrow

Leaders and scholars from Africa and around the globe will gather in Kigali, Rwanda, from tomorrow, 30 October to 2 November 2012, to debate the continent's prospects for sustainable and inclusive growth in the context of the international economic crisis.

29 Oct 2012

EAC's publicist examines media involvement in integration process

Rwanda recently hosted the Fifth East Africa Media Summit that brought together over 200 media experts in the region to deliberate on the opportunities and challenges faced by journalists while covering the East African story. The New Times caught up with the senior public relations officer, Owora Othieno, for an insight on EAC's prospects, its relationship with journalists, among other issues.

By Ivan R. Mugisha 20 Aug 2012