On 26 January 2017, the Association of African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO) held their very first ROAR Organiser and Exhibitor Awards at the Ticketpro Dome, Johannesburg.
With 330 guests attending; exhibitors, organisers, suppliers and media industry executives joined a team of judges to celebrate industry successes of 2016.
The event is the first of its kind in South Africa to have exhibitors included in industry awards with two entry sections, these included entries solely for exhibitors and exhibition organisers, respectively. For the...
National Geographic has partnered with Academy award-winning executive producer, James Marsh and Tigress Productions on a three-part special based on unseen footage of the gorilla researcher, Dian Fossey. Dian Fossey: Gorillas in the Mist will be narrated by Sigourney Weaver who played Fossey in the 1988 film, Gorillas in the Mist.
The very first Content Creators' End of Year Party (#CTCCX2016) was held at the One Up rooftop bar in Long Street, Cape Town. The event was held as a celebration of the digital content creation community's work and achievements in 2016.
Nat Geo Wild has announced the release of the six-part drama, Savage Kingdom, airing on 4 December. The documentary, which looks at animal clans battling for survival in a dry African region, will be narrated by Charles Dance, from Game of Thrones fame.
Watch the trailer here..
The Men's Foundation held two 'shave-offs' in Durban to officially mark the start of Movember in South Africa. For more than a decade and in 21 countries, men have been growing out their facial hair to raise awareness and funds for men's health during the month of November.