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AfricaCom 2017 launch.
Tech, media, telecoms show celebrates 20 years

AfricaCom, Africa's leading media, telecoms and technology show celebrates its 20 year anniversary this year....

11 Sep 2017

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#Pamro2017: How the affluent engage with international media brands

Sonia Marguin, head of research for Euronews/Africanews and Nathalie Sodeike, director at MediaCT (Ipsos) in Holland shares some key insights from the Ipsos Affluent Study at #Pamro2017...

By Juanita Pienaar 30 Aug 2017

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#Pamro2017: Data is becoming the oil of consumer marketing

Leana Less, vice president of global connections and media at Coca-Cola, explores the benefits of agile marketing if done correctly at this year's Pamro conference...

By Juanita Pienaar 29 Aug 2017

Pum Lefebure
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#Loeries2017: Design Army's Pum Lefebure on how to master the art of seduction

Pum Lefebure, co-founder and CCO of Design Army, based in Washington DC was the last speaker of the day at the DStv Seminar of Creativity, where she explained how marketing is a lot like dating, and how similarly falling in love with a brand goes from flirting to romance to seduction...

By Jessica Tennant 19 Aug 2017

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#Loeries2017: Be the popes, the geeks and the rock and rollers, says Creative Shop's Weera Saad

First up at today's DStv Seminar of Creativity was Facebook's head Creative Shop: MEA, Weera Saad, who spoke about how things have changed over time and how we need to change to ride this new wave that's arrived. “It's a brave new world, the big wave is here and it's perfect, and it's staring you in the face.” We need to surf it, she said...

By Jessica Tennant 18 Aug 2017

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All Africa Music Awards receives nearly 5,000 entries

The All Africa Music Awards has received 4,816 entries for 2017 submission with Eastern Africa having the highest entries as screening and adjudication processes follows...

20 Jul 2017

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#WNC17: First ever Women in News Summit under way

DURBAN: Today, 7 June 2017 marks the inaugural global Women in News (WIN) Summit, which commenced at the ICC in Durban earlier today...

7 Jun 2017

Five African countries. One night. OLC shuts it down with Ballantine's Beat of Africa
Five African countries. One night. OLC shuts it down with Ballantine's Beat of Africa

This weekend Offlimit Communications transformed Turbine Hall in Johannesburg into a sanctuary of sound for the Ballantine's Beat of Africa...

Issued by Offlimit Communications 12 May 2017

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Botswana to host leading ITU symposium

Top international speakers for the launch of the annual global ITU report on the latest information and communication technology data and trends...

15 Nov 2016

The Economist Events
Focus on future of Nigeria's economy

The Economist's Nigeria summit in 2017 shifts focus onto the future of Nigeria's Economy....

12 Oct 2016

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Agribusiness congress comes to Kampala

Focus on 'agripreneurs' for economic growth as Agribusiness Congress East Africa comes to Kampala in November...

22 Sep 2016

AU, AFRIMA release full nominees list for public vote
AU, AFRIMA release full nominees list for public vote

The All African Music Awards (AFRIMA) released the full list of continental nominees this week ahead of public voting, which opens on 12 September 2016...

9 Sep 2016

IDE generates business and investment in African real estate
IDE generates business and investment in African real estate

Design Mission Africa, taking place in Johannesburg in November, is focussed specifically on establishing a smooth pathway for the stakeholders of the real estate and development industry...

Issued by IDE Consulting Services 30 Aug 2016

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The main drivers of investment in Sub Saharan Africa

Converging technologies, expanding connectivity and telecom mergers and acquisitions are predicted to be the main drivers of investment and deal activity in Sub Saharan Africa in 2016...

25 Aug 2016

Director, Brand and Communications, AFRIMA, Matlou Tsotsesi, unveils Lagos State as the Host City for the 2016 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA 3.0)
African Union declares Lagos as the official host city of AFRIMA 2016

The African Union Commission has announced Lagos State as the official Host City of the third edition of the All Africa Music Awards...

19 Aug 2016

Dr Nick Hughes
M-Pesa pioneer for Digital Impact Awards Africa

M-Pesa pioneer; Dr Nick Hughes will deliver the keynote speech at the third Digital Impact Awards Africa, in Kampala, Uganda on 17 August 2016...

2 Aug 2016

Kelly McGillivray
What I learned from working in Nigeria

TheSQUAD recently had the opportunity to pitch on doing an event in Abuja, Nigeria, and Kelly McGillivray talks about her key learnings...

By Kelly McGillivray 26 Jul 2016

Kigali hosts 27th African Union summit
Kigali hosts 27th African Union summit

The AU passport to facilitate trade across Africa is expected to be launched at the African Union summit this week...

11 Jul 2016

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New global exhibition for Africa

Dar es Salaam hosted the first Africa-PPB-EXPO Tanzania 2016, an international exhibition for plastic, rubber, petrochemicals and building...

30 May 2016

3D Design goes on a road trip
3D Design goes on a road trip

3D Design recently travelled to Zimbabwe to build a custom stand for the Russian Federation at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair...

30 May 2016

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Environment "cannot be an afterthought" - UNEA-2

One thousand delegates at UNEA-2 in Nairobi chart course for strong action on sustainable future in Africa...

27 May 2016

Flower show for Africa
Flower show for Africa

A new flower show has launched in Cape Town, South Africa, for 27-30 October 2016...

26 May 2016

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World-first mobile biometrics console at Securex

Local biometrics experts Ideco will showcase its new all-in-one mobile biometrics unit at Securex from 24-26 May 2016...

24 May 2016

Mozambique film and music festival launches
Mozambique film and music festival launches

Mozambique's Azgo Festival will again take place in Maputo on 20-21 May...

5 May 2016

Food & Hospitality Africa food demonstration
Pan-African food and hospitality show launches

Food and Hospitality Africa launched this week to showcase trade opportunities into Africa...

4 May 2016

Southern African 2015 AABLA finalists announced
Southern African 2015 AABLA finalists announced

The annual 2015 All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA) in Partnership with CNBC Africa head to Johannesburg, South Africa, next week, celebrating the pioneers and change-makers in the Southern African business landscape...

25 Sep 2015

Mediatech Africa: next gen features and new tech
Mediatech Africa: next gen features and new tech

The largest media and entertainment technology trade show for southern Africa, Mediatech Africa, is taking place this week from...

14 Jul 2015

Arts and Culture Minister joins line-up of speakers at upcoming BASA Business Breakfast
Arts and Culture Minister joins line-up of speakers at upcoming BASA Business Breakfast

The Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa will be speaking at the third BASA Business Breakfast, supported by Standard Bank, adding impact to an already strong line-up...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 14 May 2015

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

Call for entries to the All Africa Business Leaders Awards 2015, new categories
Call for entries to the All Africa Business Leaders Awards 2015, new categories

The All Africa Business Leaders Awards 2015 have opened for entries from Africa's leaders and change makers of business in East, West and Southern Africa...

13 Mar 2015

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