Amplify, a paid fellowship for content creators launched in 2016, has seen its first graduates qualify. Three teams of young storytellers from Rwanda, Kenya and Nigeria presented their final projects to a judging panel, comprising Professor Bitange Ndemo, Pamela Sittoni of Nation Media Group, Patricia Obozuwa of GE Africa and Google Kenya's Charles Murito...
13 Apr 2017
Disrupt Africa, an independent news portal with a keen eye on the African tech startup scene, released its first industry funding report...
Lauren Hartzenberg 16 Nov 2016
The Economist's Nigeria summit in 2017 shifts focus onto the future of Nigeria's Economy....
12 Oct 2016
Standard Bank's ambition to position itself as the go-to bank for businesses in Africa was underscored at the group's intra-Africa business conference in Ghana on Tuesday - the second meeting of its kind in 2016...
6 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
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
Saatchi & Saatchi SA's social media accounts rang with an air of pride and self-congratulations over the final weekend of October, as they came out tops in Publicis Group's Giraffes Awards...
Leigh Andrews 28 Oct 2014
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
Cocktail Weeks take place in some of the best capital cities in the world. In Time Magazine's January 2013 edition, it named Ghana one of the top three places to...
7 Jul 2014
The 16th PAMRO Meeting and All Africa Media Research Conference will take place from 24-27 August 2014 at the La-Palm Royal Beach Hotel in Accra, Ghana under the theme 'Media...
25 Jun 2014
The Loeries Africa Roadshow reached its final destination in Accra, Ghana after stopping in Harare, Dar es Salaam, Lagos and Nairobi along the way.
22 Apr 2014
On 4 April 2014 Mobile World Magazine will be hosting the third West Africa Telecom Summit in Ghana at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra.
6 Mar 2014
Homecoming Revolution's London Expo will take place from 15-16 March 2014 and will feature a variety of exhibitors, guest speakers, workshops and case studies aiming to encourage Africans to return home.
25 Feb 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
Innovation Africa 2013, being held in Gaborone, Botswana, this October 15-17, will be hosting a record number of ministers and officials from various ministries of education, ICT and science & technology from all over Africa for one-to-one meetings with industry leaders.
Innovation Africa 21 Aug 2013
Yari Yari Ntoaso: Continuing the Dialogue - An International Conference on Literature by Women of African Ancestry, is set to be held in Accra, Ghana, from 16-19 May 2013.
22 Apr 2013
Ghana had the political will to envision electrification as a national priority and catalyst for economic development says engineer Andrew Barfour, project co-ordinator at the Ghana Energy Development and Access Project. As one of the headline speakers at the upcoming African Utility Week in Cape Town, South Africa from 14-15 May 2103, Barfour will share with power professionals how Ghana is making rural electrification work.
4 Feb 2013
The annual IT Leaders West Africa Summit will take place from 28-29 November 2012 in Accra, Ghana. The summit is produced by international business-to-business conferencing company, Kinetic Events. Kinetic Events is proud to confirm summit Silver Solution Provider, TE Connectivity on board for the IT Leaders West Africa Summit in November.
16 Nov 2012
The African Leadership Network, the membership network of new generation leaders in Africa, and Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment firm, on Friday, 12 October 2012, announced Dr. Richard John Pelwana Maponya as the winner of 2012 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship Lifetime Achievement Award.
15 Oct 2012
Three years ago I decided to bring a major tech conference to Africa - Tech4Africa. The incredible personal journey that I have been on since the conference's inception has tested my resolve to the limits as there have been many obstacles to overcome and it would have been so easy to have compromised my ideals or given up altogether.
Gareth Knight 25 Sep 2012
The Annual Gathering of the African Leadership Network (ALN), a membership network of a new generation of leaders in Africa with a single mission is to drive Africa's prosperity, will take place in from 10-13 October 2012 at the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel, in Accra, Ghana.
28 Aug 2012
The African Leadership Network, Africa's premier network of new generation leaders, have announced the judging panel for the 2012 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship (AAE).
10 Aug 2012
Transparency International and the hosts of the 15th International Anti-Corruption Conference (15th IACC) invite young journalists working in the sub-Saharan Africa region to be part of the anti-corruption conference to be held in Brasilia, Brazil from 7-10 November 2012.
7 Aug 2012