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On 9 August 2012, CNBC Africa held the All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA) - West Africa regional finals in Lagos, Nigeria. The event was hosted with CNBC Africa affiliated company ABN Productions and took place at the Porsche Centre in Victoria Island where the regional winners were announced.
13 Aug 2012
The African Leadership Network, Africa's premier network of new generation leaders, have announced the judging panel for the 2012 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship (AAE).
10 Aug 2012
The world has caught Olympic fever and South Africans are glued to their TV screens thanks to the likes of Chad Le Clos, Cameron van der Burgh and the lightweight men's four rowing team, who have bagged three gold medals at the London 2012 Games.
Donna Rachelson 8 Aug 2012
Transparency International and the hosts of the 15th International Anti-Corruption Conference (15th IACC) invite young journalists working in the sub-Saharan Africa region to be part of the anti-corruption conference to be held in Brasilia, Brazil from 7-10 November 2012.
7 Aug 2012
AfricanBrains has announced that even more African Ministers of Education, ICT, Communications and Science & Technology have confirmed their attendance at the Innovation Africa Summit taking place in Cape Town this 5-7 October. The Summit promotes greater public private partnership in education, science and research in sub-Saharan Africa.
AfricanBrains 1 Aug 2012
Day 1 of the Broadcast Film and Music Africa (BFMA) conference opened with a house full. The two day conference, under the theme "Innovation, investment and partnerships for local content and service excellence" takes place at the Oshwal Centre, located in the Nairobi Central Business District, Kenya.
Carole Kimutai: @CaroleKimutai 11 Jul 2012
In partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB), New Faces New Voices (NFNV) is hosting its second African Women Economic Summit (AWES) from 12-14 July 2012 in Lagos, Nigeria. African government, regulators, research and academic institutions, non-governmental organisation, big business and civil society will come together to discuss topics around the development of women in finance.
10 Jul 2012
Described as Africa's leading literary award, the 2012 Caine Prize for African Writing has been awarded to Nigerian Rotimi Babatunde for his short story entitled Bombay's Republic published in the Mirabilia Review.
3 Jul 2012
The African Arts Institute (AFAI), a non-profit entity based in South Africa that supports the creative sector across the continent, calls for applicants from English-speaking African countries to participate in the 2012 Cultural Leadership Training Programme.
21 Jun 2012
The Public Relations Consultants Association of Nigeria (PRCAN) has urged unregistered public relations agencies to legitimise their business by joining the umbrella body for public relations consultants in Nigeria and join hands in enhancing the growth of public relations in Nigeria.
18 Jun 2012
The deadline for work to be entered into the Loeries Ubuntu Award is 15 June 2012. This category recognises the positive influence of brands on the social and physical environment and rewards collective creative effort that has gone into promoting the long-term sustainability of environment and the upliftment of communities throughout Africa and the Middle East.
11 Jun 2012
Africa's top business figures gathered together last week at the fifth annual African Business Awards in London. The event for celebrating excellence and achievement in African business took place at the Grosvenor House with approximately 300 guests.
11 Jun 2012
Nigerian indigenous petroleum exploration and development firm, SEPLAT Petroleum Development Company Limited has unveiled its plans to celebrate this year's World Environment Day, which takes place annually on 5 June.
5 Jun 2012
Basic Lead, organisers of the annual DISCOP Africa which focuses on the film and television content market, has announced that they will subsidize the attendance of up to 100 international content buyers at the event. Acquisitions executives who are interested in the increasing range of quality content and formats created in Africa will be targeted.
4 Jun 2012
Airtel Nigeria has partnered with Global Youth Awareness & Development Initiatives (GYADI), a non-governmental organisation, to host an Information Communication Technology (ICT) Summit which takes place today, 25 May 2012 at the Golden Royal, Independence Layout, Enugu State, Nigeria. The summit aims to empower youths in Enugu to succeed in their chosen career and business endeavours.
25 May 2012
Max Ahouéké, minister of communication and information and communication technologies of Benin, will this week present the results of the eLearning Africa Report, which shows the impact of new technology and improved connectivity on education throughout Africa.
22 May 2012
The finalists in the 17th CNN MultiChoice African Journalist competition were announced on 18 May 2012, by Ferial Haffajee, chair of the independent judging panel. This year the competition received entries from 42 countries across the continent, including French and Portuguese speaking Africa.
18 May 2012
The Independent Authoritative Heritage Newspaper has been named best Newspaper for the Year 2011/2012 by the Press Union of Liberia (PUL) during its annual awards program. PUL is the umbrella organisation of journalists in the country. The PUL 2011/2012 Awards Program was held Friday, 4 May 2012 at the Samuel Kanyan Doe (SKD) Sports Complex in Paynesville, outside Monrovia.
8 May 2012
The African Press Organisation (APO) has announced the partnership with Richard Attias & Associates under which APO will provide media relations services to promote the New York Forum Africa to be held in Libreville, Gabon from 8-10 June 2012.
7 May 2012
Thomson Reuters, the global news and information company has made the final call for entries to the 2012 Kurt Schork Memorial (KSM) Awards which will take place in London in November, and made the announcement of a seminar on reporting on terrorism and global security.
Walter Wafula 3 May 2012
The African Banker Awards has released the shortlist of nominees for the 2012 competition. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on 30 May 2012, which makes its debut in Africa. This year's event coincides with the annual African Development Bank (AfDB) meetings in Arusha, Tanzania
24 Apr 2012
Helios Towers Ghana (HTG), a subsidiary of Helios Towers Africa and reportedly the first telecom towers company in Ghana, delivered a keynote speech at the 2nd Ghana Telecoms Summit in Accra last week.
23 Apr 2012
Information and communication experts from all over Africa are meeting towards the end of this month in Uganda to brainstorm about spectrum management issues.
Julius Businge 19 Apr 2012
Airtel Nigeria been unveiled as the official sponsor of the African Movies Academy Awards (AMAA), scheduled to take place on 22 April 2012 at the Expo Hall of Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos.
16 Apr 2012
Telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria scooped three awards for its outstanding performance as the 23rd edition of the Enugu International Trade Fair which recently took place in the Enugu State, Nigeria.
16 Apr 2012