Amplify, a paid fellowship for content creators launched in 2016, has seen its first graduates qualify. Three teams of young storytellers from Rwanda, Kenya and Nigeria presented their final projects to a judging panel, comprising Professor Bitange Ndemo, Pamela Sittoni of Nation Media Group, Patricia Obozuwa of GE Africa and Google Kenya's Charles Murito...
13 Apr 2017
Top international speakers for the launch of the annual global ITU report on the latest information and communication technology data and trends...
15 Nov 2016
The Economist's Nigeria summit in 2017 shifts focus onto the future of Nigeria's Economy....
12 Oct 2016
Focus on 'agripreneurs' for economic growth as Agribusiness Congress East Africa comes to Kampala in November...
22 Sep 2016
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
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
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
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
The AU passport to facilitate trade across Africa is expected to be launched at the African Union summit this week...
11 Jul 2016
A new flower show has launched in Cape Town, South Africa, for 27-30 October 2016...
26 May 2016
Local biometrics experts Ideco will showcase its new all-in-one mobile biometrics unit at Securex from 24-26 May 2016...
24 May 2016
Entries to the 2015 South African Chapter of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Media Awards competition are officially open...
28 Jan 2015
The Social Media Awards Africa (SMAA) is a premier continental initiative, launched to recognise and celebrate excellence, creativity and the impact of social media...
22 Oct 2014
Huawei will be participating in the Innovation Africa 2013 to be held in Gaborone from 15-17 October and will share industry insights on national broadband, data centres and e-learning.
22 Oct 2013
The Innovation Africa 2013 Summit being held in Gaborone, Botswana, from 15-17 October will also be hosting a record number of ministers and officials from various African ministries of education, ICT and science & technology.
Innovation Africa 14 Oct 2013
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.
Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013
The BlackBerry Jam Tour Africa, an unparalleled opportunity for mobile apps developers to learn about the future of BlackBerry, will take place on 25 April 2013 at the Fairgrounds Holdings in Gaborone, Botswana.
3 Apr 2013
Cherilyn Ireton, a highly respected journalist and manager from titles such the Sunday Times and Business Day, took over as the executive director of the World Editors Forum that falls under WAN-IFRA, in January 2012. She tells Bizcommunity.com of the challenges of the Parisian-based job, the biggest problems and opportunities facing editors across the globe and how she wants to connect editors to try find solutions.
Gill Moodie: @grubstreetSA 20 Mar 2012
Following a trade agreement reached between the World Trade Center Africa Initiative and Italy, business between Africa and Europe is set to receive a significant boost. The agreement will see business leaders from 12 African countries meet their Italian counterparts in on-site deal rooms next year, at the inaugural Afritalia Commerce Exchange.
12 Oct 2011
Despite having 3% of the population earning an income viable for mortgage and 10.8% earning between US$10-20 per day, the UN Habitat says about 40.3% of Africans still live in slums. Inadequate and overcrowded dwellings, mostly without clean water, electricity and proper sanitation, line the streets of major cities as the population grows, banks close their doors on the poor and corruption infests the housing sector.
Issa Sikiti da Silva: @sikitimedia 12 Sep 2011
Africa Business News (ABN) Events and CNBC Africa have announced the launch of the inaugural Africa Business Leaders Awards (ABLA), to be hosted in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 21 October 2011. CNBC Africa will be the official broadcast partner of ABLA, which aims to recognise the most prominent business leaders in Africa.
6 Jun 2011
South Africa, the continent's largest economy and ranked 32nd globally in business tourism, is aggressively marketing its African portfolio to boost tourism numbers and revenues amid a steady increase in spend and visitors coming from Africa, in particular Angola, Zimbabwe and Nigeria.
Issa Sikiti da Silva 9 May 2011
SADC countries, home to about 280 million people, contribute a modest 2% to the global tourism market despite boasting amazing tourist destinations and having 'solid' marketing strategies in place. RETOSA, a permanent SADC body tasked to develop tourism in the region through effective marketing, met in Durban, South Africa, during the 2011 Tourism Indaba to plot the way forward in removing barriers hampering tourism growth and development in the region.
Issa Sikiti da Silva 9 May 2011
Southern Africa's Travel and Tourism Film & Video Awards is in full preparation mode. The organisers are calling for entries from southern African film and video makers as well as from travel and tourism product owners.
12 Apr 2011
The second annual Gender Justice and Local Government summit will take place in Kopanong Hotel and Conference Centre, Benoni from 28-30 March 2011. More than 265 participants from ten Southern African countries are expected to attend the event, which showcases examples of local efforts to end gender violence and empower women across Southern Africa.
29 Mar 2011
Here is a roundup of the posts published on sxswsa.co.za this weekend. We're over halfway through SxSW Interactive in Austin, Texas, but there's still plenty material in the works, so keep an eye on the blog for another few days. Also, follow @sxswsa, or the entire #sxswsa Twitter list. [view twitterfall]
Ivo Vegter: @sxswsa 14 Mar 2011
U2's Cape Town concert scheduled for today, Friday 18 February 2011, will be broadcast live on Highveld and KFM in South Africa, alongside a live stream on DStv.com, throughout Africa.
18 Feb 2011
Many in the African diaspora trace their rhythmic roots to Angola's drumming. On Friday 31 July to Sunday 02 August, musicians from Brazil, Mozambique, South Africa and the USA will descend on Cine Atlântico in Angola's capital city, Luanda, for the launch of the Luanda International Jazz Festival.
espAfrika 6 Jul 2009
The second International Conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training has come to a successful conclusion in Nairobi, with participating companies showcasing their latest acquisitions in e-learning.
Zachary Ochieng 4 Jun 2007