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

Buffer 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 […]

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

Buffer 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 […]

Press Release: Africa Gathering London June 15th 2012

Buffer “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 […]

Youth Employment in Africa, Ghana – Program Schedule

Buffer 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 […]

Youth Employment in Africa

Buffer 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, […]

Let’s brainstorm in Washington..

Buffer We are delighted to be hosting Africa Gathering in Washington DC for the second time. On November 4th and 5th we will be discussing diverse issues ranging from the arts to technology, from health to entrepreneurship. We want this event to demonstrate that Africans are investing, taking risks and actively assisting economic and social […]

Africa Gathering brainstormed with ONE

Buffer Joint blog by Jamie Drummond and Marieme Jamme: Africa Gathering and One today co-hosted a meeting at there London offices to share information and discuss both short and long term solutions to the current crisis in the Horn of Africa. Discussion focused on how to ensure there is a platform for African voices to […]

Africa Gathering: June event Highlight

Buffer Is Social Media really revolutionising Africa? That was the question asked by many people present at the recent Africa Gathering event held at the Guardian Offices last June. The use of Twitter and Facebook in the Arab Spring has made social media the star of the international development show this year with everyone from […]

Thank you from Africa Gathering

Buffer Thank you to the Indigo Trust foundation, the global development and sustainability team at the Guardian and of course all of you friends of Africa Gathering. We could have not done it without you. The event was fantastic and everyone enjoyed it. It was also an honor to have you all again at Africa Gathering. […]

Nairobi 2010 Event Highlights

Buffer We are back from Nairobi where we had 2 amazing days organising Africa Gathering 2010. Thank you all for your support during this year, we could not do it without you. Thank you to the ihub team for kindly hosting and sponsoring the event. Friday was highlighted with our appearance on Kenya’s Biggest News […]