At COP22, the Africa Pavilion featured a dynamic program of round-tables, conferences and bilateral meetings to discuss key issues...
15 Nov 2016
Disrupt Africa, an independent news portal with a keen eye on the African tech startup scene, released its first industry funding report...
Lauren Hartzenberg 16 Nov 2016
The Economist's Nigeria summit in 2017 shifts focus onto the future of Nigeria's Economy....
12 Oct 2016
Focus on 'agripreneurs' for economic growth as Agribusiness Congress East Africa comes to Kampala in November...
22 Sep 2016
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
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
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
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
The AU passport to facilitate trade across Africa is expected to be launched at the African Union summit this week...
11 Jul 2016
A new flower show has launched in Cape Town, South Africa, for 27-30 October 2016...
26 May 2016
Local biometrics experts Ideco will showcase its new all-in-one mobile biometrics unit at Securex from 24-26 May 2016...
24 May 2016
Schools in the Middle East have an opportunity to enter the Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity 2015 through the FP7 School Print Competition. Entries close on 11 December 2014...
18 Nov 2014
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
16-24 March 2014 saw the third edition of the Luxor African Film Festival take place in Luxor, Egypt. Congratulations to all the winners!
27 Mar 2014
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.
Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013
Global Knowledge, the global provider of IT and business skills training, have announced it will be holding the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device): A Blessing or a Curse? roadshow across the Middle East and Africa region from 17-27 February 2013. The free to attend roadshow will be conducted by Global Knowledge's BYOD experts and will also mark the first time Global Knowledge will be conducting the roadshow.
11 Feb 2013
The Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (TIEC), on Thursday, 18 October 2012, will host a session about social media marketing and trends in Egypt.
17 Oct 2012
The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) is pleased to invite newspaper and online media managers and editors from select countries in South East Asia and the Middle East and North Africa to apply for a new professional development programme.
23 May 2012
Ascend Institute, a United Kingdom based training institute has announced that it will be holding a leadership development event from 28-31 May 2012 at the Semiramis Intercontinental Hotel in Cairo. The workshops in the leadership development event will be conducted by acclaimed leadership experts, Mark Brown and Sam Hindawi.
21 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
Highway Africa's Future Journalists Programme (FJP) took 28 multi-national future journalists to Tunisia to attend the 2012 edition of the Unesco World Press Freedom Day Conference (WPFD), which takes place from 3-5 May.
2 May 2012
Showcasing Egypt's growing reputation for ICT excellence, the country will host the Cairo ICT 2012 under the theme 'The Spring of Technologies - From Dreams to Needs' from tomorrow, 26 April 2012, and will culminate with the World Summit Awards (WSA).
25 Apr 2012
DUBAI, UAE: The 6th Dubai Lynx Awards, one of the premier awards celebrating creative excellence in MENA's advertising and communications industry, has received a total of 2037 entries from 17 countries.
5 Mar 2012
DUBAI, UAE: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) presented its 7th annual Middle East conference with a look at media transformation in the region and issued a call for proposals for innovative projects to support the independent press.
5 Mar 2012
Africa Business News (ABN) Events and CNBC Africa have announced the launch of the inaugural Africa Business Leaders Awards (ABLA), to be hosted in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 21 October 2011. CNBC Africa will be the official broadcast partner of ABLA, which aims to recognise the most prominent business leaders in Africa.
6 Jun 2011
CANNES, FRANCE: A total of 28 828 entries from 90 countries (725 from SA) have been submitted to the Cannes Lions 58th International Festival of Creativity, the international annual awards for creative advertising and communications. This is the most entries in the history of the festival.
1 Jun 2011
The second annual Gender Justice and Local Government summit will take place in Kopanong Hotel and Conference Centre, Benoni from 28-30 March 2011. More than 265 participants from ten Southern African countries are expected to attend the event, which showcases examples of local efforts to end gender violence and empower women across Southern Africa.
29 Mar 2011
DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai Lynx Advertiser of the Year Award is presented to advertisers in the MENA region who have distinguished themselves for inspiring innovative marketing of their products and who embrace and encourage the creative work produced by their agencies. This year the winner is Coca-Cola Egypt.
24 Mar 2011
Here is a roundup of the posts published on sxswsa.co.za this weekend. We're over halfway through SxSW Interactive in Austin, Texas, but there's still plenty material in the works, so keep an eye on the blog for another few days. Also, follow @sxswsa, or the entire #sxswsa Twitter list. [view twitterfall]
Ivo Vegter: @sxswsa 14 Mar 2011
DUBAI, UAE: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) opened its annual Middle East Conference this week by calling on authorities to protect journalists covering the ongoing demonstrations in the region and to allow the press to fulfil its role in providing free and credible news.
10 Feb 2011