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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Episode 82: An African Path to Success & Effective Measure

Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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Episode 81: Conn Bertish and Cairo

Date: 14 Feb 2014 | Time: 44:44min
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The Loeries and DStv Take on Lagos

The Loeries and DStv joined forces for a day to match the frenetic pace of Lagos, filled with constant movement and energy. The Loeries Roadshow and DStv VIP Showcase, held on 25 March at the Victoria Crowne Plaza, was an exciting and inspiring event with around 200 people attending.

27 Mar 2014 06:24

West Africa Telecom Summit to take place in Ghana

On 4 April 2014 Mobile World Magazine will be hosting the third West Africa Telecom Summit in Ghana at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra.

6 Mar 2014 11:21

Social Media Week kicks off today

Social Media Week officially kicks off in Lagos and a host of other cities around the world today, 17 February 2014, and runs until 21 February.

17 Feb 2014 09:59

Al Jazeera presenter keynote speaker at Social Media Week

Former Nigerian Media Personality of the Year, Femi Oke, has been announced as a keynote speaker and panel host at Social Media Week Lagos from 17-21 February 2014.

12 Feb 2014 12:27

AB7 expo to benefit from increasing interest in Africa

Africa is fast becoming the 'New Frontier', bucking the trend of stagnant world markets. Its population of almost one billion people comprises a rapidly expanding middle class with ever-increasing wealth and disposable income.

29 Jan 2014 11:03

African EduWeek to encourage quality education delivery

African EduWeek returns to Johannesburg from 10-11 July 2014 at the Sandton International Convention Centre and this year's theme is "Empowering teachers to deliver quality education everywhere".

10 Jan 2014 11:25

Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Awards winners honoured

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

Microsoft 4Afrika and African Business magazine lead roundtable discussion on African innovation

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

African films to be showcased at Dubai Film Festival

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

Africans for Africa launched at Womex2013

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

Abuja set to host Oracle Day 2013

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

MTN Project Fame winner announced

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

#PAMRO15: The role of media audience research in emerging markets

There is a need for transparency, and to tell not just one story, but many.

By Oresti Patricios 26 Sep 2013 07:10

The state of the nation: Advertising in Africa

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

Reed Travel Exhibitions team up with Lloyd Orr for Africa Travel Week

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

AABLA East African finalists announced

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

West Africa round AABLA winners announced

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

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 10:26

West Africa nominees announced for AABLA

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 is 'guest country' focus at DISCOP Africa Joburg

Nigeria will be the first country to take centre stage at Johannesburg-based DISCOP Africa in November 2013.

9 Aug 2013 09:41

CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2013 finalists announced

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

Journalists speak on training at GPU

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

Alan Winde impresses at Net Prophet 2013

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

Orange African Social Venture Prize returns in 2013

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

Investment Africa launches in Nigeria

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

Intl literature conference to be held in Ghana

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

Promoting access to low-carbon development in Africa

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

Pierre Odendaal selected for African Cristal Festival jury

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

Get entries in now for Loeries

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

MTV Base to launch MTV Africa All Stars

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

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