Bonang Matheba announced as 2018 AWIEF Awards MC
Bonang Matheba announced as 2018 AWIEF Awards MC

AWIEF has announced multi-award-winning radio host, TV presenter and style icon, Bonang Matheba as the 2018 AWIEF Awards MC and host.

Issued by Africa Women Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum 2 days ago

Empowering women in Africa as entrepreneurs, innovators
Empowering women in Africa as entrepreneurs, innovators

Growing women's economic empowerment in Africa is what drives Irene Ochem, founder and chief executive officer of the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF), which holds their annual networking conference, awards and expo in Cape Town next month.

By Louise Marsland 15 Oct 2018

#MarketingFridays: Tapping into the African consumer
#MarketingFridays: Tapping into the African consumer

In this video, Nyiko Chauke of Marketing Fridays interviews Khumo Theko of I See Africa about her role as a trends specialist and some insights into the African consumer...

12 Oct 2018

Matlou Tsotetsi, director, Brand Communication, presenting the certificate of AFRIMA Host Country to Ghana Minister Catherine Afeku, Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture.
Ghana to host 5th AFRIMA

The 5th All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) will be hosted by Ghana in 2018 in Accra from 21-24 November 2018, in partnership with the African Union Commission (AUC) and the International Committee of AFRIMA.

10 Oct 2018

Zanzibar International Film Festival announces new heads
Zanzibar International Film Festival announces new heads

The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) has announced influential South African film duo Faith Isiakpere and Firdoze Bulbulia as its new CEO and festival director respectively.

5 Oct 2018

Digital Media Africa conference set to gather African publishers
Digital Media Africa conference set to gather African publishers

Africa's media landscape has undergone significant changes since African publishers across the continent gathered for the first Digital Media Africa conference in 2016. These will come under the spotlight on 23 November at this year's gathering to explore new digital revenue models and how best to engage loyal readers.

3 Oct 2018

(c) Maurizio De Mattei -
What's on the AfricaCom 20/20 agenda?

LONDON - AfricaCom 20/20 will launch at midday on Tuesday, 13 November 2018. This year's line-up has an agenda to raise robust debate around some of the most pressing issues facing Africa's entry into the 4th Industrial Revolution, as well as presentations showcasing the possible solutions to meet many of these needs.

2 Oct 2018

#WIAsummit: "When women connect with each other, a unique magic happens" - Hafsat Abiola
#WIAsummit: "When women connect with each other, a unique magic happens" - Hafsat Abiola

MARRAKECH: The second World Summit of Women in Africa (WIA) Initiative commenced on Thursday, 27 September at the Beldi Country Club in Marrakech, Morocco.

2 Oct 2018

DJ Spinall at the MTN TIDAL Artist Collaboration Conference in Uganda.
Impact of the digital revolution on artists

Following the innovative launch of MTN's partnership with Tidal, the Artists Collaboration Conference was held on Thursday 27 September 2018, this week, to bring together leading and upcoming music players in Uganda. The conference theme The Digital Revolution: Its Impact on Music educated participants on the latest ways of advancing their careers and commercialising their careers using digital avenues.

28 Sep 2018

LGBTIQ+ network launches forum
LGBTIQ+ network launches forum

In an effort to unify the LGBTIQ+ community globally, the Thami Dish Foundation will host a three-day global network session that seeks to unleash a unified global voice - aimed at championing issue-based responses, advocacy and interventions around matters pertaining the LGBTIQ+ community.

28 Sep 2018

Fak'ugesi Fest presents Beats Bloc Party 2018
Fak'ugesi Fest presents Beats Bloc Party 2018

The 2018 Fak'ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival will be held across Johannesburg from 24-29 September 2018. The annual Beats Programme will take place at the Tshimologong Precinct in Braamfontein over the six days.

26 Sep 2018