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2 Dec 2019

2019 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA)
2019 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA)Gallery

The winners of the 6th All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) were announced on Saturday, 23 November 2019, at the Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.

2 Dec 2019

All the 2019 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) winners
All the 2019 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) winnersArticle

The winners of the 6th All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) were announced on Saturday, 23 November 2019, at the Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria...

25 Nov 2019

Africa's music business under discussion
Africa's music business under discussionArticle

The music business in Africa will be discussed at the annual Africa Music Business Summit (AMBS), part of AFRIMA...

21 Nov 2019

Nigeria govt pledges support for relocated AFRIMA
Nigeria govt pledges support for relocated AFRIMAArticle

The AFRIMA 2019 awards were moved to new host Nigeria last month after the previous host nation failed to deliver...

24 Oct 2019

Associate Producer, AFRIMA, Adenrele Niyi.
AFRIMA hosted by AU in Nigeria 20-23 NovemberArticle

The African Union has announced that it will host the 6th AFRIMA music awards in Nigeria, 20-23 November 2019, under the theme, 'Feel Africa'...

30 Sep 2019

2019 All Africa Music Awards to be held in Lagos, Nigeria
2019 All Africa Music Awards to be held in Lagos, NigeriaArticle

The 2019 All Africa Music Awards (Afrima) has found a new host city...

13 Sep 2019

AFRIMA condemns xenophobia in Africa
AFRIMA condemns xenophobia in AfricaArticle

AFRIMA says lack of education, preventable diseases, and extreme poverty are the enemies of Africa and calls for peace in the wake of an upsurge of xenophobic violence in South Africa...

9 Sep 2019

Final list of nominees announced for 2019 Afrima Awards
Final list of nominees announced for 2019 Afrima AwardsArticle

The continental nominees for the 2019 instalment of the All Africa Music Awards (Afrima) have been announced...

26 Aug 2019

Nominees announced for 2019 Afrima Awards
Nominees announced for 2019 Afrima AwardsArticle

The Afrima (All Africa Music Awards) international committee and the AU (African Union) have announced the regional and continental nominees of the sixth annual awards show...

15 Aug 2019

Afrima revokes Ghana's hosting rights
Afrima revokes Ghana's hosting rightsArticle

The All Africa Music Awards' (Afrima) international committee has revoked Ghana's hosting rights for the 2019 and 2020 editions of the awards.

1 Aug 2019

There's a need for more disruption in Africa's tech scene
There's a need for more disruption in Africa's tech sceneArticle

The business opportunities that have changed the fortunes of the continent and how these businesses are impacting and transforming the quality of lives in Africa...

Olukayode Kolawole 22 Jul 2019

Amonet.co.za launches a new online shopping experience
Amonet.co.za launches a new online shopping experienceArticle

Amonet has launched a brand-new redesigned website to offer consumers even better usability than before, ensuring that it is easy to for anybody to use - anytime, anywhere and on any device...

Issued by Amonet.co.za 18 Mar 2019

Zimbabwean music legend, Oliver 'Tuku' Mtukudzi dies at 66
Zimbabwean music legend, Oliver 'Tuku' Mtukudzi dies at 66Article

Celebrated singer, songwriter and guitarist Dr Oliver 'Tuku' Mtukudzi passed away, aged 66, in Harare on 23 January 2019...

29 Jan 2019

Here are the 2018 Afrima winners
Here are the 2018 Afrima winnersArticle

The winners of the fifth All Africa Music Awards (Afrima) were recently announced in Accra, Ghana. The annual music event celebrates and rewards African talents who have done exceedingly well in the year...

26 Nov 2018

DStv and GOtv to broadcast AFRIMA across Africa
DStv and GOtv to broadcast AFRIMA across AfricaArticle

Multichoice will be airing the All Africa Music Awards live on DStv and GOtv on 21-24 November...

20 Nov 2018

Ghana to host AFRIMA 2018
Ghana to host AFRIMA 2018Article

The African Union Commission (AUC) announced the programme of the 2018 All Africa Music Awards (Afrima). The fifth Afrima will be held in the Gold Coast City of Accra, Ghana from 21-24 November 2018...

11 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 AFRIMAArticle

The 5th All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) will be hosted by Ghana in 2018 from 21-24 November 2018...

10 Oct 2018

Policy on gender-based violence at higher education institutions pending
Policy on gender-based violence at higher education institutions pendingArticle

The Department of High Education and Training will soon adopt its first ever framework policy addressing gender-based violence at universities and colleges in an effort to curb the scourge...

26 Jul 2018

New Pan-African B2B marketplace "a one-stop-shop for all things African"
New Pan-African B2B marketplace "a one-stop-shop for all things African"Article

Afrimart, a Pan-African business to business (B2B) e-commerce platform for products made in Africa, has just been launched, offering growth prospects for the less exploited intra-Africa trade...

17 Jul 2018

Building sector hopes confidence is no house of cards
Building sector hopes confidence is no house of cardsArticle

The rebound in the FNB/BER building confidence index is a "positive surprise", says John Loos, property economist at FNB...

Mark Allix 23 Mar 2018

2017 AFRIMA winners announced
2017 AFRIMA winners announcedArticle

The winners of the 2017 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) were announced on 12 November 2017. The fourth annual AFRIMA awards ceremony was hosted by Akon and Sophy.

16 Nov 2017

Carel van Heerden (Finbond); Sbu Shabalala (AdaptIT); Mark Stevens (Fortress Income Fund); Lesetja Kganyago (Business Leader of the Year); Patrice Motsepe (Lifetime Achievement Award) - image credit: Sunday Times.
Sunday Times Top 100 Companies 2017 winners announcedArticle

Reserve Bank governor, Lesetja Kganyago, Dr Patrice Motsepe, and Finbond Group take the accolades at 2017 Sunday Times Top 100 Company Awards...

8 Nov 2017

Akon to host Afrima 2017
Akon to host Afrima 2017Article

Music star, Akon, has been announced as host of the 4th annual All Africa Music Awards (Afrima), taking place on Sunday, 12 November at the Eko Convention Centre in Lagos, Nigeria.

1 Nov 2017

Afrimat to feel pinch of economic slowdown
Afrimat to feel pinch of economic slowdownArticle

Afrimat, after mostly shooting the lights out in its results over many years, appears at last to have been stymied by the poor South African economy...

Mark Allix 20 Oct 2017

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Building activity tapers offArticle

The Afrimat construction index fell for a second quarter in a row, but only marginally, due to political events, said economist Roelof Botha...

Alistair Anderson 26 Sep 2017

AFRIMA features at 2017 Moshito Music Conference and Exhibition
AFRIMA features at 2017 Moshito Music Conference and ExhibitionArticle

The 2017 Moshito Music Conference and Exhibition will be held at the New Music Factory in Johannesburg from 6-9 September 2017.

6 Sep 2017

ARC Investments details its investment portfolio ahead of listing
ARC Investments details its investment portfolio ahead of listingArticle

Patrice Motsepe's African Rainbow Capital (ARC) Investments has unveiled the initial portfolio it plans to give its investors access to when it lists on the JSE's main board on 7 September...

Moyagabo Maake 29 Aug 2017

Nominees unveiled for 2017 AFRIMA Awards
Nominees unveiled for 2017 AFRIMA AwardsArticle

The nominee's list for the 2017 AFRIMA Awards were announced by officials of the African Union Commission, and 13-man jury of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) on Tuesday, 8 August at the Renaissance Hotel, Ikeja in Lagos, Nigeria.

11 Aug 2017

Rikki Stein, Afrima international advisor
All Africa Music Awards receives nearly 5,000 entriesArticle

The All Africa Music Awards has received 4,816 entries for 2017 submission with Eastern Africa having the highest entries as screening and adjudication processes follows...

20 Jul 2017

Afrimat's full-year headline profit up 25.4%
Afrimat's full-year headline profit up 25.4%Article

Minerals and construction materials supplier Afrimat said on Thursday, 18 May, that its full-year headline profit was up 25.4% due to a strong performance in its mineral-producing operations...

Andries Mahlangu 18 May 2017

Head, Culture Division, African Union Commission, Angela Martins; President/Executive Producer, AFRIMA, Mike Dada and MD, Africori Digital Music Solutions, Yoel Kenyan
Entries to 2017 All Africa Music Awards open next weekArticle

The African Union Commission (AUC) has announced that entries to the 2017 All Africa Music Awards will open on Monday, 8 May 2017...

4 May 2017

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RDP brick supplier referred to Competition TribunalArticle

The Competition Commission has referred a supplier of the main ingredient in RDP bricks to the Competition Tribunal for charging excessive prices...

3 Apr 2017

World Wide Creative appoints new leadership to drive its vision into Africa
World Wide Creative appoints new leadership to drive its vision into AfricaArticle

One of South Africa's most established digital agencies, WWC, has appointed Louis Janse van Rensburg as its Managing Director for Johannesburg and Africa...

Issued by World Wide Creative 17 Mar 2017

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AFRIMA seeks support for creative industries from AUArticle

The International Committee of AFRIMA has called on the new leadership of the African Union Commission to forge a deeper integration of Africa through cultural exchanges…

10 Feb 2017

Pravin Gordhan announced Business Leader of the Year
Pravin Gordhan announced Business Leader of the YearArticle

The 2016 Sunday Times Top 100 Companies Awards recognised Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan as the Business Leader of the Year...

9 Nov 2016

Afrimat says margins may improve further
Afrimat says margins may improve furtherArticle

Industrial minerals and construction materials specialist Afrimat - which reported a 25% hike in earnings in the six months to end August - believes its solid operating margin can be further reinforced in second-half trading...

Marc Hasenfuss 7 Nov 2016

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ARC acquires 18.36% stake in AfrimatArticle

Minerals and construction supplier group Afrimat announced on Friday, 23 September, that African Rainbow Capital (ARC) had offered to buy 18.26% of its shares from the black economic partner...

26 Sep 2016

AU, AFRIMA release full nominees list for public vote
AU, AFRIMA release full nominees list for public voteArticle

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

AFRIMA nominees announced
AFRIMA nominees announcedArticle

On 2 September, the 2016 Nominees List for the Continental Categories of Africa's leading awards project was released by the African Union Commission (AUC) and the 13-man Jury of the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA.

7 Sep 2016

Director, Brand and Communications, AFRIMA, Matlou Tsotsesi, unveils Lagos State as the Host City for the 2016 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA 3.0)
African Union declares Lagos as the official host city of AFRIMA 2016Article

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

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Challenge of finding talent for Sub-Saharan Africa's growing tech demandArticle

Investment on the African continent is seeing an increased demand for skilled local talent, particularly in the technology sector, says Willy Ciama...

Willy Ciama 17 Aug 2016

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Ozaremit accelerates its development in AfricaArticle

A new user interface offering cross border remittances for mobile airtime, bill payment and mobile money transfer will be unveiled by Ozaremit...

10 Aug 2016

Cassper Nyovest
Deadline looms for All Africa Music AwardsArticle

The deadline for the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) entries is 30 July 2016...

19 Jul 2016

AFRIMA panel
AU, AFRIMA back intellectual property rightsArticle

Stakeholders and artistes in the creative/entertainment industry will benefit as the African Union is set to implement policies of its Pan-African Intellectual Property Organization (PAIPO)...

7 Jun 2016

AFRIMA pays tribute to Papa Wemba
AFRIMA pays tribute to Papa WembaArticle

Tributes pour in for iconic African artist and musician Papa Wemba...

28 Apr 2016

AFRIMA winners announced
AFRIMA winners announcedArticle

The All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) were recently held at the Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos, Nigeria.

19 Nov 2015

Dr Christo Wiese Sunday Times wins Top 100 Business Leader of the Year & Lifetime Achiever Award
Dr Christo Wiese Sunday Times wins Top 100 Business Leader of the Year & Lifetime Achiever AwardArticle

The annual Sunday Times Top 100 Companies Awards have been announced. These are based on those JSE listed companies that achieved the highest shareholder returns on a R10,000 investment over the past five years. ..

29 Oct 2015

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