Calling all innovators and inventors in the West African power industry - WAPIC Innovation Hub to offer a unique opportunity...
18 Oct 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
Dar es Salaam hosted the first Africa-PPB-EXPO Tanzania 2016, an international exhibition for plastic, rubber, petrochemicals and building...
30 May 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
Resilient continent continues to attract investors - Angola surges ahead...
15 Apr 2016
Entries to the 2015 South African Chapter of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Media Awards competition are officially open...
28 Jan 2015
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
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
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
It has been reported that more than one billion TV viewers from across 190 countries witnessed Miss Angola, Leila Lopes, being crowned Miss Universe 2011 on Tuesday 12 September 2011, in Brazil - a victory that got Facebook users brimming with joy and pride, as the continent rejoices amid the Kenya fuel tank fire and Zanzibar ferry disaster that killed over 100 and 200 people, respectively.
Issa Sikiti da Silva: @sikitimedia 13 Sep 2011
From a sleeping giant disabled by the ghosts of war, socio-political intolerance, neo-colonialism and human exploitation, Angola has risen to become one of Africa's emerging economic heavyweights and is now at a crossroads of history. Research shows that BRICS - Brazil, (the main culprit), China, India, and lately South Africa and to a minor extent Russia - feature strongly in the list of countries that are driving Angola's rise to the riches.
Issa Sikiti da Silva: @sikitimedia 24 Aug 2011
The 13th Pan African Media Research Organisation (PAMRO) meeting and All Africa Media Conference, to be held from 21-24 August 2011 in Dakar, Senegal at the Le Méridien President Hotel, has announced its top panel of speakers.
4 Aug 2011
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
South Africa, the continent's largest economy and ranked 32nd globally in business tourism, is aggressively marketing its African portfolio to boost tourism numbers and revenues amid a steady increase in spend and visitors coming from Africa, in particular Angola, Zimbabwe and Nigeria.
Issa Sikiti da Silva 9 May 2011
SADC countries, home to about 280 million people, contribute a modest 2% to the global tourism market despite boasting amazing tourist destinations and having 'solid' marketing strategies in place. RETOSA, a permanent SADC body tasked to develop tourism in the region through effective marketing, met in Durban, South Africa, during the 2011 Tourism Indaba to plot the way forward in removing barriers hampering tourism growth and development in the region.
Issa Sikiti da Silva 9 May 2011
Southern Africa's Travel and Tourism Film & Video Awards is in full preparation mode. The organisers are calling for entries from southern African film and video makers as well as from travel and tourism product owners.
12 Apr 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
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
U2's Cape Town concert scheduled for today, Friday 18 February 2011, will be broadcast live on Highveld and KFM in South Africa, alongside a live stream on DStv.com, throughout Africa.
18 Feb 2011
Fashion Business Angola, a fashion and beauty expo will take place over four days in Luanda, Angola from 9-12 December 2010. The event will be held during the International Fair of Luanda (FIL) exhibiting designers from around the African continent as well abroad.
29 Oct 2010
Gearhouse South Africa supplied full technical production - sound, lighting, AV and video, staging, sets, rigging and power - and one of their massive new In2Structures SupaDome venues for Swedish cosmetics multinational Oriflame's 2010 Diamond Conference.
Gearhouse SA 10 Feb 2010
The deadly attack late last week on the bus carrying Togo national team in Cabinda, Angola, has fuelled Afro-pessimism in the West and raised concerns about South Africa's ability to host a secure 2010 FIFA World Cup, but the country's authorities remain confident that all will be well and end well.
Issa Sikiti da Silva 11 Jan 2010
Hospitality Investment Conference Africa (HICA) will take place from 4 - 6 November 2009 at the Sandton Sun and, among other topics, is supposed to offer new and unique insights into some key African destinations: Mozambique, Nigeria and Angola.
14 Oct 2009