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...
2 days ago
Loerie Awards announces its regional heavyweights for 2017 juries, which include the founder of a music record label and a giant in the production industry...
10 Jul 2017
The Economist's Nigeria summit in 2017 shifts focus onto the future of Nigeria's Economy....
12 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
Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, 27 November 2014, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Misha Teasdale, Lauren O'Donnell and Dillon Jearey...
26 Nov 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
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
Africa Exchange will be working in partnership with the Southern Africa-Zambia Chamber of Commerce & Industry and the Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry to facilitate a trade mission to the Copperbelt in the Republic of Zambia from 23-27 September 2013.
13 Aug 2013
In line with their philosophy of innovation and creativity, the Straight Up Company has lined up a treat for Zambian music lovers to hear Afro-soul singer, songwriter and poet, Zahara. This South African artist will perform a concert on Friday, 24 May 2013 at the New Government Complex in Lusaka, Zambia. Contemporary local artists, Pompi and Scarlet will perform as opening acts for the songstress.
3 Apr 2013
The recent AgriBusiness Congress in Zambia gathered the country's business and political leaders, including the Zambian vice president, Dr Guy Scott, the deputy minister of Agriculture and Livestock, Luxon Kazabu, as well as representatives of agri stakeholders Standard Bank, Shoprite, John Deer, Cargill and CHC Commodities.
12 Sep 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
The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group is organising a High Level Policy Dialogue Seminar on Youth Employment in Africa in Lusaka, Zambia, on Monday, 9 July 2012, which will focus on the challenges and opportunities faced by the following countries in the Southern Africa region: Angola, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique and Zambia.
2 Jul 2012
The finalists in the 17th CNN MultiChoice African Journalist competition were announced on 18 May 2012, by Ferial Haffajee, chair of the independent judging panel. This year the competition received entries from 42 countries across the continent, including French and Portuguese speaking Africa.
18 May 2012
Cherilyn Ireton, a highly respected journalist and manager from titles such the Sunday Times and Business Day, took over as the executive director of the World Editors Forum that falls under WAN-IFRA, in January 2012. She tells Bizcommunity.com of the challenges of the Parisian-based job, the biggest problems and opportunities facing editors across the globe and how she wants to connect editors to try find solutions.
Gill Moodie: @grubstreetSA 20 Mar 2012
Southern Sun Hotels has announced the latest addition to its hotels in Africa, the StayEasy Lusaka. The new StayEasy Lusaka hotel caters for the business traveller who value expediency and convenience and is centrally located in the newly developed, Levy Business Park in Lusaka.
30 Nov 2011
Following a trade agreement reached between the World Trade Center Africa Initiative and Italy, business between Africa and Europe is set to receive a significant boost. The agreement will see business leaders from 12 African countries meet their Italian counterparts in on-site deal rooms next year, at the inaugural Afritalia Commerce Exchange.
12 Oct 2011
Africa Business News (ABN) Events and CNBC Africa have announced the launch of the inaugural Africa Business Leaders Awards (ABLA), to be hosted in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 21 October 2011. CNBC Africa will be the official broadcast partner of ABLA, which aims to recognise the most prominent business leaders in Africa.
6 Jun 2011
Southern Africa's Travel and Tourism Film & Video Awards is in full preparation mode. The organisers are calling for entries from southern African film and video makers as well as from travel and tourism product owners.
12 Apr 2011
The second annual Gender Justice and Local Government summit will take place in Kopanong Hotel and Conference Centre, Benoni from 28-30 March 2011. More than 265 participants from ten Southern African countries are expected to attend the event, which showcases examples of local efforts to end gender violence and empower women across Southern Africa.
29 Mar 2011
Here is a roundup of the posts published on sxswsa.co.za this weekend. We're over halfway through SxSW Interactive in Austin, Texas, but there's still plenty material in the works, so keep an eye on the blog for another few days. Also, follow @sxswsa, or the entire #sxswsa Twitter list. [view twitterfall]
Ivo Vegter: @sxswsa 14 Mar 2011