The Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Awards, which recognises broadcasters who have distinguished themselves as role models, mentors, and propagators of social change in the society, announced its 2013 winners earlier this week.
11 Dec 2013 10:24
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
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
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
Pierre Odendaal, chief creative officer at McCann Johannesburg, South Africa, has been selected to adjudicate the African Cristal Festival. The event takes place from 11-14 April 2013 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, and is the first ever Pan-African summit for communication and media.
4 Apr 2013 12:45
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
Ghana had the political will to envision electrification as a national priority and catalyst for economic development says engineer Andrew Barfour, project co-ordinator at the Ghana Energy Development and Access Project. As one of the headline speakers at the upcoming African Utility Week in Cape Town, South Africa from 14-15 May 2103, Barfour will share with power professionals how Ghana is making rural electrification work.
4 Feb 2013 09:33
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
The aftermath of the three-day intensive training at GPU [Gambia Press Union] secretariat that brought to the end the lively interactions among different media practitioners ranging from newspaper journalists, magazines, electronic media and online journalists on scintillating subject matters that were chosen by the Gambia journalists umbrella body like gender reporting, reporting on children's issues and those marginalized in the society in a more ethical and professional manner.
By Kebba Jeffang 27 Jun 2013 12:30
ABN Productions successfully hosted 'Investment Africa Nigeria', which took place at the Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel in Lagos on 17 April 2013. The event saw captains of industry throughout Nigeria in attendance.
25 Apr 2013 10:03
Yari Yari Ntoaso: Continuing the Dialogue - An International Conference on Literature by Women of African Ancestry, is set to be held in Accra, Ghana, from 16-19 May 2013.
22 Apr 2013 09:41
As part of their work to support African nations along a low-emission path to development, partner UN agencies, the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) and the World Bank group are hosting the fifth Africa Carbon Forum in Cote d'Ivoire, on 3-5 July 2013.
16 Apr 2013 11:01
MTV Base is set to launch the inaugural MTV Africa All Stars, a pan-African music and youth empowerment campaign saluting the star quality and widespread appeal of contemporary African musicians.
2 Apr 2013 12:18
Winners in the Afrinolly Short Film Competition were on 22 March 2013 presented with cheques for their respective cash prizes. The ceremony was part of the MTN Link Forum that took place at the Federal Palace Hotel in Lagos, Nigeria.
27 Mar 2013 12:46
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
The Young People in the Media (YPM) The Gambia, during the weekend observed International Children's Day of Broadcasting, at a ceremony held at Unique FM Radio in Bakau.
By Fatoumata Ceesay and Samba Jawo 12 Mar 2013 14:05
IC Publications is pleased to announce a strategic media partnership with one of Africa's political and economic events, The New York Forum Africa, to be held in Libreville, Gabon 14-16 June 2013.
6 Mar 2013 12:06
True to form - and in keeping with their brand - Joburg-based activation company Vertical Limit Productions is blazing into 2013 with an extraordinary line-up of high profile events in the first quarter.
Issued by Vertical Limit Productions 4 Feb 2013 12:28
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