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Date: 29 May 2015
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Launch of African Economic Outlook 2015
Launch of African Economic Outlook 2015

The African Development Bank (AfDB), the OECD Development Centre and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will publish their joint African Economic Outlook 2015...

22 May 2015 08:29

Gabon to host ICT Regulators' Symposium in June
Gabon to host ICT Regulators' Symposium in June

Gabon is set to host the global symposium for the ICT regulatory community in June...

22 Apr 2015 10:34

Speakers announced for the 27th APRA conference
Speakers announced for the 27th APRA conference

As the 27th edition of the APRA conference gathers momentum, more renowned speakers have joined the league of facilitators for the conference scheduled to be held from 12-14 May 2015 in Yaoundé, Cameroon...

20 Apr 2015 11:54

Fayemi to chair National Marketing Summit in Lagos
Fayemi to chair National Marketing Summit in Lagos

Former Governor of Ekiti State, John Kayode Fayemi will be the Chairman of the 2015 National Stakeholders Marketing Summit holding in Lagos next month...

14 Apr 2015 11:52

Does your brand have what it takes to be a hero at the bottom of the pyramid? - Knowledge Resources
Does your brand have what it takes to be a hero at the bottom of the pyramid?

Many companies are alert to the opportunities that exist in our dynamic developing markets, but building stable brands within this volatile climate is not for sissies...

By Wendy Cochrane, Issued by Knowledge Resources 23 Mar 2015 11:45

#HackAgainstEbola set to hold in Dakar, Senegal
#HackAgainstEbola set to hold in Dakar, Senegal

On 14 and 15 January Senegal's capital city of Dakar will host the third edition of #HackAgainstEbola, organised by OSIWA, UPF, Code for Africa and the Global Editors Network. The event is supported by Google...

By Paul Adepoju 13 Jan 2015 13:56

Connecting West Africa: Call for speakers
Connecting West Africa: Call for speakers

Connecting West Africa 2015 will cover the major trends affecting West and Central Africa's telecoms and ICT market, and is looking for senior operator decision makers to take part in the debates or to give presentations...

8 Dec 2014 10:35

Register now for the 2015 Africa CEO Forum
Register now for the 2015 Africa CEO Forum

The Africa CEO forum will take place from 16-17 March 2015 in Abidjan, at the Hotel Sofitel Ivoire. The event is an international meeting of top African business leaders...

3 Nov 2014 07:24

AABLA West African winners announced
AABLA West African winners announced

CNBC Africa All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA) presented by Johnnie Walker Blue Label, announced the winners of the West African round in a ceremony at Lagos' Oriental Hotel on Thursday, 23 October.

24 Oct 2014 13:16

Development Diaries launches The Social Media Awards Africa
Development Diaries launches The Social Media Awards Africa

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 08:13

Tap into Africa's franchising potential
Tap into Africa's franchising potential

The FNB Franchise Leadership Summit, attended by industry thought leaders and experts, provided a platform to engage and discuss key franchise trends in the industry...

16 Oct 2014 14:36

Symposium aims to solve challenges facing brand Nigeria
Symposium aims to solve challenges facing brand Nigeria

In line with its tradition of strengthening the corporate image of Nigeria through innovative platforms, BrandiQ Magazine's Brand Nigeria Symposium is set to take place on 6 November...

14 Oct 2014 11:14

AABLA West African nominees announced
AABLA West African nominees announced

The West African round of the CNBC Africa All Africa Business Leaders Awards Presented By Johnnie Walker Blue Label (AABLA) will be the final regional round of the awards...

13 Oct 2014 10:07

Social Media Week Lagos 2015 announces theme, open for submissions
Social Media Week Lagos 2015 announces theme, open for submissions

SMW Lagos, taking place from 23-27 February 2015, will explore the theme 'Upwardly Mobile: The Rise of A Connected Africa'; and submissions for #SMW15 are now open...

9 Oct 2014 11:14

She Leads Africa announces inaugural showcase for female entrepreneurs
She Leads Africa announces inaugural showcase for female entrepreneurs

She Leads Africa has announced it would be hosting its inaugural Entrepreneur Showcase later this month in Lagos. According to the social enterprise dedicated to fostering the spread of business...

By Paul Adepoju 8 Sep 2014 09:27

The future of television is at DISCOP Africa
The future of television is at DISCOP Africa

The annual DISCOP Africa market has become an important annual pan-African industry gathering, bringing together the driving forces behind the continent's multiplatform television and digital content businesses...

28 Aug 2014 13:21

Africa supports AGOA continuance, as US trade increases
Africa supports AGOA continuance, as US trade increases

At the 2014 US-Sub Saharan Africa Trade and Economic Cooperation Forum (known as the AGOA Forum), which coincided with President Barack Obama's US-Africa Leaders Summit...

By Charles Brewer 15 Aug 2014 14:59

Top employers to speed-date with Nigerian, Kenyan talent
Top employers to speed-date with Nigerian, Kenyan talent

Homecoming Revolution will host a range of Pan-African employers at the first-ever Talent Speed-Date event to be held on the 22 August 2014 at the Hilton Hotel in Sandton.

8 Aug 2014 10:42

JUMIA partners with African entrepreneur for African Money event
JUMIA partners with African entrepreneur for African Money event

Today, Friday, 8 August 2014, JUMIA and African Money, founded by African entrepreneur Sékou Diawara, will come together for a special event in Abidjan, celebrating Africa as a vibrant and...

7 Aug 2014 13:18

80 CEOs to attend Google's executive breakfast forum
80 CEOs to attend Google's executive breakfast forum

Google will be hosting 80 chief executive officers and top business executives at its executive breakfast forum being held in Lagos today, 24 July 2014.

24 Jul 2014 07:42

Gearhouse Group announces the launch of its West African operation - Gearhouse SA
Gearhouse Group announces the launch of its West African operation

Market leaders in equipment rental for live events, the Gearhouse Group of Companies is advancing into Africa with the establishment of Gearhouse Ghana, a fully stocked operation located in Accra...

Issued by Gearhouse SA 23 Jul 2014 11:00

Enter the 2014 AfricaCom Awards now
Enter the 2014 AfricaCom Awards now

Entries are now open for the 2014 AfricaCom Awards, which celebrate the breakthroughs and most influential players shaping the telecommunications and ICT industry in Africa.

18 Jul 2014 08:51

Competition to empower tech savvy ladies
Competition to empower tech savvy ladies

She Leads Africa, an initiative empowering women in the continent's entrepreneurial tech scene, is launching a business pitch competition seeking talented women in West Africa. The platform seeks to...

7 Jul 2014 10:25

First ACW2014 - experiences shared, lessons learned
First ACW2014 - experiences shared, lessons learned

Cocktail Weeks take place in some of the best capital cities in the world. In Time Magazine's January 2013 edition, it named Ghana one of the top three places to...

7 Jul 2014 09:42

PAMRO 2014 Conference: Media Research for One Continent
PAMRO 2014 Conference: Media Research for One Continent

The 16th PAMRO Meeting and All Africa Media Research Conference will take place from 24-27 August 2014 at the La-Palm Royal Beach Hotel in Accra, Ghana under the theme 'Media...

25 Jun 2014 13:11

[Connecting West Africa] Improving profitability
[Connecting West Africa] Improving profitability

Day two's sessions of the 11th Annual Connecting West Africa Conference covered in more detail how to improve profitability through better cost-efficiency and attractive services.

12 Jun 2014 07:57

[Connecting West Africa] It's all about data
[Connecting West Africa] It's all about data

The 11th Annual Connecting West Africa event kicked off on 10 June 2014 in Dakar, Senegal. Delegates gathered to listen to presentations and debates with operators and suppliers on how to prepare networks for the growing data demand.

11 Jun 2014 08:04

Connecting West Africa kicks off in 13 days
Connecting West Africa kicks off in 13 days

Focused on networks and infrastructure developments for the new age of data, the 11th Annual Connecting West Africa event in the Com World Series is taking place from 10-11 June 2014 at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar, Senegal.

28 May 2014 10:34

Loeries Africa Roadshow ends off in Ghana
Loeries Africa Roadshow ends off in Ghana

The Loeries Africa Roadshow reached its final destination in Accra, Ghana after stopping in Harare, Dar es Salaam, Lagos and Nairobi along the way.

22 Apr 2014 13:31

The Loeries and DStv Take on Lagos
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

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