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#Loeries2017: Be the popes, the geeks and the rock and rollers, says Creative Shop's Weera Saad

First up at today's DStv Seminar of Creativity was Facebook's head Creative Shop: MEA, Weera Saad, who spoke about how things have changed over time and how we need to change to ride this new wave that's arrived. “It's a brave new world, the big wave is here and it's perfect, and it's staring you in the face.” We need to surf it, she said

By Jessica Tennant 2 days ago

All Africa Music Awards receives nearly 5,000 entries

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

Focus on future of Nigeria's economy

The Economist's Nigeria summit in 2017 shifts focus onto the future of Nigeria's Economy.

12 Oct 2016

Agribusiness congress comes to Kampala

Focus on 'agripreneurs' for economic growth as Agribusiness Congress East Africa comes to Kampala in November

22 Sep 2016

AU, AFRIMA release full nominees list for public vote

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

The main drivers of investment in Sub Saharan Africa

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

African Union declares Lagos as the official host city of AFRIMA 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 for Digital Impact Awards Africa

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

What I learned from working in Nigeria

TheSQUAD recently had the opportunity to pitch on doing an event in Abuja, Nigeria, and Kelly McGillivray talks about her key learnings

By Kelly McGillivray 26 Jul 2016

Kigali hosts 27th African Union summit

The AU passport to facilitate trade across Africa is expected to be launched at the African Union summit this week

11 Jul 2016

Driving continued growth: The Ethiopia Summit 2015

Over the past decade, Ethiopia has experienced solid economic growth-GDP growth has averaged 10% a year and foreign direct investment reached almost US$1bn in 2013/2014-but what more needs to be done for the country to achieve its full potential?

22 Sep 2015

Centre to hold fourth National ICT Innovation Contest

The 4th National ICT Innovation Contest Award aimed at inspiring and encouraging Ethiopian software developers and innovators will be held July 30, 2015

By Alazar Shiferaw 24 Jul 2015

Record number of ministers to attend Innovation Africa Summit in Botswana this October

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.

Issued by Innovation Africa 21 Aug 2013

Why African media leaders must head to Ethiopia

From 6-8 November 2013, the African Media Initiative (AMI) will hold its flagship annual convention, the African Media Leaders Forum (AMLF), in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, focused on the theme "Media and the African Renaissance." It will be AMLF's sixth edition.

By Amadou Mahtar Ba 1 Aug 2013

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