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Episode 162: Ravi Naidoo takes us through 21 years of Design Indaba - Part 1

Date: 11 Feb 2016
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The state of the nation: Advertising in Africa

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.

By Staff Reporter

PROPAK West Africa gears up for inaugural event

Montgomery West Africa, organisers of PROPAK West Africa, are getting ready to welcome visitors to the Eko Convention Centre in Lagos, Nigeria as the show prepares to launch its inaugural event from 4-6 September 2012.

Airtel scoops awards at Enugu Trade Fair

Telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria scooped three awards for its outstanding performance as the 23rd edition of the Enugu International Trade Fair which recently took place in the Enugu State, Nigeria.

Lagos to host M-MEX Africa in September

The international media, marketing, communications and professional services exhibition M-MEX Africa will be held in Lagos from 28-30 September 2011 at the National Stadium Surulere in Nigeria.

African fashion shows its roots

Traditional Sierra Leone prints worn by ex-slaves and Nigeria's colourful ankara cloth embellished with sequins and flowing European silk made a potent combination on the Lagos catwalk this weekend.

2011 Maputo International Ad Festival set for May

The sixth Maputo International Advertising Festival will take place from 25-27 May 2011, AMEP - the Mozambican Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations Association announced yesterday. The festival recognises advertising agencies, producers and communications companies worldwide especially from Africa and the Indian Ocean regions.

Nigeria hosts international trade fairs

DUBAI, ABUJA: Al Fajer Information and Services, a Dubai-based exhibition organiser, has announced the details on Autoparts Nigeria 2010 and Plast Pack Nigeria 2010, two international trade fairs to be held from 25-27 November 2010 at the Abuja International Conference Centre in Nigeria.