2016 My Business Expo

My Business Expo, directed at those looking to start or grow their business, is set to take place on 10 March at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand. Hosted by the National Small Business Chamber (NSBC), the expo will incorporate Business Start-Up Expo, Access to Finance Indaba, The...

17 Feb 2016

Deadline extended for Nigeria Technology Awards 2015

Due to increase in demand/request, the Nigeria Technology Awards have extended the date for submission of Short-Listing & Nomination Forms to 14 September 2015. Voting will commence on 21 September, and close on 21 October 2015. For more, visit: Nigeria Technology Awards....

3 Sep 2015

Register to network at SAITEX
Register to network at SAITEX

Those wanting to register for business networking opportunities at SAITEX can do so now, as delegate registration has opened on the show's convenient online business matchmaking facility, available on the web and via a new mobile/networking app, enabling visitors and exhibitors to pre-arrange...

18 May 2015

Workshop on how competitive African Nation brands contribute

Brand South Africa, in partnership with the Angolan Embassy and the Department of International Relations & Cooperation, will host a consultative workshop, 'Active Citizenship in Building Competitive African Nation Brands', on Friday 31 October 2014 at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg...

28 Oct 2014

Win an invite to AfricaCom 2014
Win an invite to AfricaCom 2014

One journalist stands the chance to win an invitation to AfricaCom 2014. APO will offer transport, accommodation and perdiem to the event, to be held in Cape Town, South Africa, from 11-13 November 2014. AfricaCom 2014 will bring together individuals and companies to debate on how to embrace...

9 Sep 2014

Still time to enter Loeries - deadline 31 July

You still have until 31 July to prove just how successful your work was. The Loeries Effective Creativity Award, now in its second year, is the first award in our region to formally recognise the value that creativity adds to business results. Because Loerie entries can flight right up to the...

30 Jun 2014

Register now for eLearning Africa 2014
Register now for eLearning Africa 2014

eLearning Africa 2014 will take place in Kampala, Uganda from 28-30 May under the theme "Opening Frontiers to the Future". It will bring together policy experts, educational professionals and business leaders to tackle this and other topics. Register online at www.elearning-africa.com. ...

3 Apr 2014

The first Loeries Africa Roadshow kicks off in March
The first Loeries Africa Roadshow kicks off in March

For the first time, the Loeries will be hosting a series of events in key cities across the continent: Harare, Dar Es Salaam, Lagos, Nairobi and Accra. The programme will include excerpts from the Loeries Seminar, winning work from the region, as well as key information on entering the Loeries...

11 Mar 2014

Channel O Africa Music Video Awards around the corner
Channel O Africa Music Video Awards around the corner

The 10th Annual Channel O Africa Music Awards will take place next week, Saturday, 30 November 2013 at at Walter Sisulu Square, in Kliptown Soweto and will be broadcast live across Africa on Channel O. For more, go to www.channelo-awards.dstv.com, view the nominees, or follow the awards on Twitter...

22 Nov 2013

Magna Carta CEO on PR in Africa

Vincent Magwenya, CEO at Magna Carta, will speak to PR-Net about The State of PR in Africa. Magna Carta is a recent winner of The Holmes Report's African PR Agency title and Vincent believes that public relations, although still in its infancy in many African countries, is assuming new...

10 Sep 2013

2013 BFMA conference kicks off today
2013 BFMA conference kicks off today

The 2013 Broadcast, Film and Music Africa (BFMA) conference, a creative content and electronic broadcasting event in East Africa that promotes knowledge sharing and networking among high-level electronic media professionals, is kicks off today at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre, in...

26 Jun 2013

Develop the next super app

Now in its second year, AfricApps will be the premier meeting of developers from across Africa, bringing the app gurus to show the future innovation of the African Digital ecosystem - taking place alongside AfricaCom from 12-14 November 2013 in Cape Town, South Africa. Supported by Mobile Monday...

24 May 2013

Congress FEPACI postponed to March 2013

The Pan-African Federation of Filmmakers (FEPACI) is to hold its 9th Congress in Johannesburg, South Africa from 25-27 March 2013. First scheduled for 18-20 February, the date has now been postponed. For more, go to www.fepaci.org .

19 Feb 2013

Spinlet presents Industry Nite in Feb 2013

Industry Nite, presented by Spinlet, is a weekly event pulling together up and coming artists, established artists, record label execs, brand managers and fans in one venue for entertainment and networking. The next event takes place on 20 February 2013 from 9PM at The Oriental Hotel in Lagos,...

17 Jan 2013

Egyptian-Jordanian media cooperation

Information Minister, Salah Abdel-Maqsoud on Monday 14, January 2013, met Jordanian counterpart, Samih Maayatah to discuss means of boosting bi-lateral cooperation in the field of media. Maayatah is currently on a visit to Egypt to attend the 44th Session of Arab Information Ministers' Council,...

15 Jan 2013

Luvi Ogilvy celebrates 20th birthday
Luvi Ogilvy celebrates 20th birthday

Friday, 16 November 2012, a birthday party with more than 300 guests marked the 20th birthday of Luvi Ogilvy Réunion. Marketing manager, Steven Potet said "It was a great evening. We had 'red' people queuing up outside the road at Saint Gilles city, surprised to see a well-known bar on Reunion...

20 Nov 2012

2012 AITEC East Africa ICT Summit releases event guide
2012 AITEC East Africa ICT Summit releases event guide

The AITEC East Africa ICT Summit 2012, taking place from 24-25 October 2012 in Nairobi, Kenya, is a multi-faceted event that will draw together the many strands of a vibrant growth market, underpinning high-level business-to-business services with widespread consumer engagement in modern mobile...

19 Oct 2012

BFMA Conference programme released
BFMA Conference programme released

The fourth annual Broadcast, Film & Music Africa (BFMA) Conference, hosted by AITEC Africa set to take place from 10-11 July 2012 at the Oshwal Centre in Nairobi, Kenya has released the latest programme of the upcoming conference. Download the programme (Size: 864KB)....

28 Jun 2012

ITI Africa Summit 2012 focuses on infrastructure challenges in Africa

The 2nd Annual IT Infrastructure Africa Summit taking place from 12-13 July 2012 at the Westin Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa is hosted by international business-to-business conferencing company, Kinetic Events. The summit will focus on: IT infrastructure challenges facing the African IT industry...

21 Jun 2012

AfDB president invited to 38th G8 Summit and White House

President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Donald Kaberuka has been invited by the president of the United States of America, Barack obama, to attend the 38th Group of Eight (G8) Summit, taking place at Camp David in Frederick County, Maryland on 18-19 May 2012. The discussions will centre on...

16 May 2012

Win an invitation to AfDB's annual meetings

The African Press Organisation (APO) will award one African journalist transport, accommodation and daily allowance to attend the 2012 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) held in Arusha, Tanzania, from 28 May to 1 June 2012. The winner will have the opportunity to interview...

11 Apr 2012

Four African finalists to compete in Mr. Gay World

Organisers have announced that the upcoming Mr. Gay World contest to be held in Johannesburg, South Africa from 4-8 April 2012, will for the first time see four finalists from Africa taking to the stage, despite homosexuality being illegal in 38 African countries. The delegates representing Africa...

23 Feb 2012

A-EXIM set for Kenya in June 2012

A-EXIM, a trade fair focusing exclusively on the export and import industry will take place at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC) in Nairobi, Kenya, from 15-18 June 2012. The trade fair reflects the global market in every sector - from ICT to infrastructure, agribusiness, transport...

1 Feb 2012

POWER-GEN Africa 2012 call for papers deadline extended

POWER-GEN Africa 2012, the conference and exhibition that covers topics within the power and energy industry and focuses on sub-Saharan Africa to provide global technology for local solutions, and takes place from 6-8 November 2012, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa. The...

31 Jan 2012

Media accreditation open for Design Indaba
Media accreditation open for Design Indaba

Media interested in applying for accreditation for the 2012 Design Indaba Conference (29 February - 2 March) are advised to familiarise themselves with the guidelines on the website, before applying. The organisers state that, due to the high demand for tickets to the conference, there are only 20...

23 Nov 2011

Record attendance for AfricaCom 2011
Record attendance for AfricaCom 2011

The Cape Town International Convention Centre in South Africa will open its doors to over 6 450 pre-registered attendees for this year's annual AfricaCom event, a significant increase on 2010. Organisers of Africa's largest ICT, media and telecoms conference, Informa Media & Telecoms,...

8 Nov 2011

Online press conference today - African Economic Conference 2011

Mthuli Ncube, chief economist of the African Development Bank; Pedro ConceiƧao, chief economist of the Regional Bureau for Africa of the United Nations Development Programme and Emmanuel Nnadozie, director of Economic Development and NEPAD division at the United Nations Economic Commission for...

14 Oct 2011

ITNewsAfrica Innovation Dinner secures sponsors
ITNewsAfrica Innovation Dinner secures sponsors

The bi-monthly ITNewAfrica Innovation Dinner series, a gathering for IT executives across Africa and designed for ICT professionals, entrepreneurs and senior business people to network have announced that HP, Ericsson and the MTN Group are the main sponsors for the dinner to be held on Wednesday 31...

19 Aug 2011

Loeries Travelling Exhibition off to North West
Loeries Travelling Exhibition off to North West

The Loeries Travelling Exhibition sponsored by Adobe will visit North-West University, 25 August -2 September 2011, for its fifth consecutive year and will be hosted by the Potchefstroom Campus' Graphic Design Subject group. The exclusive exhibition will display work across all areas of brand...

15 Aug 2011

Catch the early PRISA bird
Catch the early PRISA bird

Early bird registration for PRISA's national conference "Africa on Top - a bold new vision for the public relations and communication profession," closes on 29 September 2010. The conference will be held on 20 October at Gold Reef City, Johannesburg. The keynote address is by Elizabeth Sidiropoulos,...

23 Sep 2010

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