Category Archives: Events

Closing the US$50 Billion Per Annum Investment Gap in Africa’s Energy Sector

Puttru launches digital solution to bridge the investment gap, happening on 29th of October 2020, at 12:00 GMT The African continent is a huge reservoir of energy resources, with potentials largely unexploited and many more undiscovered. However, with most African countries having a target of achieving universal electricity access by 2025 and 2030, the question ‘how […]

SIM Senegal Virtual Mining Summit

SIM Senegal Virtual Summit

Under the High Patronage of His Excellency Macky SALL, President of the Republic of Senegal Conclusions & Recommendations of the review of Senegal’s mining code (2016) to be made at the SIM Senegal Virtual Mining Summit In the continued efforts to showcase Senegal’s mining sector, and leading up to the SIM Senegal International Mining Conference […]

Jumia launches Food Festival campaign to support local restaurants

Coming ahead of the World Food Day celebrations on Oct 16th, the month-long event will seek to showcase diversity of the Kenyan food industry & support a recovering industry impacted by COVID-19. Africa’s leading E-commerce platform Jumia has announced the launch of a Food Festival Campaign which will take place from 1st to 31st October. The campaign […]

Dutch institutions collaborate to design innovative solutions to gender based-violence

The Kingdom of the Netherlands in South Africa and the Hague Institute for Innovation of Law, Southern Africa (HiiL) are partnering to host a Barcamp for Justice which will run from 5-9 October. This event will seek ways in which to leverage the fourth industrial revolution in combating the scourge of gender based-violence (GBV) in South Africa. […]

How To Market Your Consulting Practice Masterclass

Oct 9 | 8:30 – 16:30 p.m. Apollo Hotel, Randburg, Johannesburg Join me, Deon Binneman, the Reputation Go-to Guy for this special masterclass, scheduled for Friday, October 9th from 8:30 a.m. to 16.00 p.m. at the Apollo Hotel in Randburg, Johannesburg. With us moving out of lockdown there has never been a more critical time […]

Dubai-based prominent African entrepreneur and philanthropist, Mahmood Ahmadu, conferred the Forbes ‘Best of Africa’ Award

Mahmood Ahmadu, founder and executive chairman of Online Integrated Solutions

The founder and executive chairman of Online Integrated Solutions is one of three leading African business luminaries to receive the prestigious recognition In a virtual ceremony held on September 11th 2020, Mr. Mahmood Ahmadu – founder of Africa’s leading multi-business IT conglomerate – was one of three celebrated business leaders to be presented the Forbes […]

The 5th #EFWeek celebration kicks off in October

The fifth #EFWeek, organised by the European Coworking Assembly, is unified by the theme ‘Freelance Ecosystems in Europe’ and is specifically created to offer independent professionals and coworking spaces across the globe the means to join together to improve their independent careers through learning, skill-sharing, networking, and political action. Kicking off on October 16th this year, […]

Lessons to be Learnt from 13 of Africa’s Top Emerging Entrepreneurs

Diverse People Working and Startup Business Concept

On Friday, 28 August 2020, 13 of the top emerging startups from around Africa will be showcasing their solutions to a panel of investors at the Startup Demo Day. According to CEO, Sandras Phiri, “Despite the current climate, there are still plenty of investors with funds that need to be invested. This Demo […]

SA Innovation Summit 2020: Taking Africa to the World

SA Innovation Summit

For the very first time in its 13-year history, the SA Innovation Summit (SAIS) – the largest start-up event in Africa – will be taking place virtually on 30 September and 1 October 2020, connecting the start-up ecosystem across countries and continents. The SAIS Virtual 365 Edition is set to be a space to share experiences, think, […]

Nigerian mining minister Arc. Adegbite and Nassarawa State Governor Sule in live discussion on investment amidst COVID-19

Nigeria Mining Week hosts key webinar in run-up to digital event Nigeria’s Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arc. Olamilekan  Adegbite, and the Executive Governor of Nassarawa State, Engr. Abdullahi A. Sule, are part of an expert webinar this coming Thursday, 20 August at 13h00 GMT, which will focus on: “Driving investment in the Nigerian mining […]

How have recent events affected your business and what could that mean for the wider packaging market?

Montgomery Group, one of the UK’s leading exhibition organisers, responsible for the Propak exhibitions across Sub-Saharan Africa is putting together an industry-wide survey. Targeting all professionals working across the supply chains for packaging, plastics, printing and food-processing, this survey will ascertain current trends and statistics in addition to how the recent global COVID19 crisis has […]

The African Energy Chamber shares its vision for Africa through 60-minute sessions

Africa Vision Webinar

The 60-minute session will take place on 24 July 2020, registration is free at Executive Chairman, NJ Ayuk; Senior Vice President, Verner Ayukegba; Sergio Pugliese, President for Angola; Leoncio Amada Nze, Executive President, CEMAC region and Eng. Elizabeth Rogo, Executive President for East Africa will provide their observations of their market and highlight the […]

Business Resilience During the Pandemic and Beyond; Orange Business Services Hosts New Webinar Series

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

WHAT: Orange Business Services is launching a new webinar series to help enterprises navigate the business and technology challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Participants will include solution experts and industry leads from both Orange Silicon Valley and Orange Business Services, along with interviews with partners Aruba, Checkpoint, and Cisco, as well […]

Digital DRC Mining Week. The cost of doing business in the DRC has to be addressed. Which commodities are showing more resilience from COVID-19 and why?

DRC Mining Week

Highlights of Digital DRC Mining Week – Day 1 It was a case of the energetic young lion squaring off against the wise, older elephants when a discussion about DRC’s mining code caused the temperature of the discussion to rise somewhat during a live webinar session during the first day of this week’s Digital DRC Mining […]

Broll’s Africa 2020 Webinar Series Provides Insights to the Future of the Property Industry in Africa

“From the level and number of questions we received during the first Broll webinar, it is obvious that we have opened the door to facilitate much-needed sharing and conversation around how we continue to grow and innovate as an industry, and as a continent.” This is a comment from Jess Cleland, facilitator of the webinar, […]

To Finance its Energy Transition and Industrialization, Africa Needs to Think Local

Africa Energy

As global markets think of the post-Covid-19 world and how the pandemic will reshape business models worldwide, African countries are coming to terms with a bitter reality: the continent has still not entered the Fourth Industrial Revolution and is heading towards its first recession in 25 years. While the impact of the pandemic on African […]

Webinar on Business in Africa

Emmanuel Boutboul

Emmanuel Boutboul, following 15 years of successful projects in Africa, will be holding a webinar on doing business in Africa. After a short introduction on business in Africa, he’ll be recommending which countries to focus on, how to choose the right partner and presenting a personal case study (with plenty of tips) of a successful […]

Air cargo, logistics crucial in mitigating pandemic impacts

Ethiopian Airlines Became the Giant Economic Wing

Stakeholders urge collaboration, technology to keep essential goods supply chains moving The COVID-19 pandemic and global lockdowns have challenged Africa’s air cargo and logistics stakeholders in recent weeks, but through collaboration, agility and the use of digital technologies, they are ably delivering on their mandate to supply critical goods. This is according to industry players […]

SIM SENEGAL returns for its 6th edition


Senegal: an emerging & diverse mining destination The 6th edition of the biennial event, SIM SENEGAL, will take place from 03-05 November at the Hotel King Fahd Palace, in Dakar, Senegal. This three-day event is organized by the Ministry of Mines & Geology, Senegal in association with AME Trade Ltd. The main theme will be “Mines […]

Construct Pakistan Expo 2020

Construct Pakistan Expo, an initiative by B2B Media (Pvt) Limited, the proud owners of Pakistan’s largest portfolio of industrial shows, offers an exhibition for the industry by the industry, focused at immense potentials of the Building and Construction Industry in Pakistan, great opportunities to showcase the latest technological advancements of equipment’s and techniques in-front of national […]

Heavy Haul conference to navigate Southern African Railway industry into the future

Heavy Haul conference to navigate Southern African Railway industry into the future

South Africa’s rail network plays a critical role in society and is the transport backbone of a sustainable economy. In order to ensure that it achieves its true potential, the rail industry needs to take greater steps to start introducing smart and resilient railway operations and infrastructure, so as to improve efficiency and safety. This […]

Africa is already a role model for gender diversity

From Olaedo Osoka, Head of Daystar Power in Accra, Ghana on the 8th Africa CEO Forum in Abidjan and on International Women’s Day. The 8th Africa Forum will take place on the 9th and 10th of March 2020 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, immediately after International Women’s Day. The timing may be coincidental, but the topic of women is […]