Africa CEO Forum 2014

AFRICA CEO FORUM 2014: BUSINESS LEADERS FROM ALL OVER AFRICA GATHER IN GENEVA Geneva, 17 March 2014 – The AFRICAN CEO FORUM 2014,one of the most important gatherings of African business leaders taking place in Geneva from 17 to 19 March, has been officially opened. ?Organised by the Groupe Jeune Afrique in partnership with the [...]

African entrepreneurs to design Weather Stations

Michel Jarraud, Secretary General of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said during a UN Climate Change conference that “Weather monitoring systems in Africa are deteriorating and require improvement if we were to meet the challenges of climate change”. Africa which covers a fifth of the total land area of the world has the worse climate [...]

ColaLife wins Design Award

ColaLife, the project that founder Simon Berry spoke about at the very first Africa Gathering has won the Product Design category at the prestigious Designs of the Year awards, held at London’s Design Museum. The actual product that won Kit Yamoyo has been designed by ColaLife and PI Global. The competition in this category alone [...]

[Press Release - Ghana] Appfrica International launches 3rd Annual Competition to Invest in African Technologists

APPS4AFRICA 2012 COMING SOON TO GHANA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Accra, November 11, 2012 We’re pleased to announce that Apps4Africa will be returning to Ghana for the third consecutive year, with the new theme “Business Challenge.” Join us on December 1st at the Kofi Annan Center of Excellence (KACE-AITI), from 10.00am for the brainstorming event to discuss [...]

Africa Gathering presents Apps4Africa 2012 in Zambia

AFRICA GATHERING PRESENT APPS4AFRICA 2012 COMPETITION IN ZAMBIA Date: November 17th 2012 Africa gathering in collaboration with Bongo Hive Zambia present the Apps4africa 2012 Competition. You are cordially invited to join us at the 3rd annual Apps4Africa competition in Lusaka focusing on Business Challenge this November 17th at Bongo Hive Tech Hub 25 Mpulungu Road, [...]

[Press release] ‘Africa Unlimited’ Conference focused on African Innovators launches at Georgetown University during DCWeek 2012 Technology Festival

Washington D.C. – October 18, 2012 – Africa Gathering, a global organization founded to promote African innovations and solutions, is holding its third annual conference, November 2-3, in partnership with The African Society at Georgetown University. The conference, themed “Africa Unlimited,” strategically launches during the opening weekend of Digital Capital Week, Washington D.C.’s annual 10-day [...]

Appfrica International launches 3rd Annual Competition to invest in African Technologists

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, DC, October 17, 2012 Appfrica International launches 3rd Annual Competition to invest in African Technologists Theme: “Business challenge – Learn how to structure and take your technological business ideas forward” Appfrica International is an organization focused on three drivers of change for Africa’s knowledge economy: mentoring young technologists, investing in their [...]

Press Release: Africa Gathering London June 15th 2012

“Across Africa, we have seen countless examples of people taking control of their destiny, and making change from the bottom up.” President Obama 2009 “Africa: a place of immense innovation and creativity”. Kofi Annan WEF 2012 Our Theme:  Festival of Technologies: “Start it, Build it” Hosted at the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the Africa Gathering annual [...]

Youth Employment in Africa, Ghana – Program Schedule

Ghana Agenda Theme: “Youth Employment in Africa” “We want to hear from Africa’s young people themselves about how we can do more to create good paying jobs,” said the World Bank’s Chief Economist for Africa Shanta Devarajan. “These sessions are vital to hear directly from them.” Friday April 20th 2012 Morning Session 10.00- 10.30 Registration- [...]

Youth Employment in Africa

News Release: 2012/385/AFR WASHINGTON, April 11, 2012 – This month, the World Bank in collaboration with Africa Gathering will host a series of brainstorming sessions on youth employment in Africa.  The sessions will be held in Ghana, Kenya and in the Democratic Republic of Congo, on the following dates: Friday, April 20 – Accra, Ghana [...]