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Episode 99: Best Marketing International and a jam packed show

Date: 25 Jul 2014
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Episode 98: FastCompany SA magazine, The Lean Startup methodology and Buying Cutomers with Brad Suga

Date: 18 Jul 2014
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Date: 10 Jul 2014
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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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