11-12 September 2012 

 The Internet Show Africa  Venue: Sandton Convention Centre - Johannesburg, SA.  Africa's only internet business event. Free educational seminars and exhibition on digital advertising and marketing, web 2.0 and social networking, e-commerce and payments, content management and streaming, hosting and infrastructure. For more information click here:

Jobs & Opportunities

International URTI Radio Grand Prix : only one month left to submit your best love stories!  

For its 24th edition, the International URTI Radio Grand Prix calls for participation on the theme of "Love.”  

Each organization is invited to submit (free of charge) one or two programs in competition before Monday 3rd of September 2012.  


South African comedian Nik Rabinowitz to host Africacom awards ceremony 

Taking place on 14th November 2012 at the Waterfront Lookout, Cape Town, South Africa  the Africacom awards ceremony  will be hosted by top South African comedian Nik Rabinowitz. 

Nik currently presents "The Week that Wasn't" on Talk Radio 702 and Cape Talk, playing a legion of characters for SA's most popular online satirical production - ZA News. 


26 – 29 August 2012
The 14th PAMRO meeting and All Africa Media Research Conference
Theme: “From Local to Global:  Media Research in a Developing World”
Venue: Munyonyo, Lake Victoria, Uganda at the Speke Resort & Conference Centre. 


East Africa Media Awards 2012 Open for Applicants

The annual East African Media Awards 2012 are now open for entries from practicing journalists, commentators from the East African Community Partner States (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda).

This year's EAC-EABC East African Media Summit and Awards ceremony will be held in August 9th to 10th in Kigali, Rwanda. The event will also coincide with the EAC-EABC Media Summit.


1 - 11 August 2012
Open Doors 2012: Francophone Sub-saharan Africa

Venue: the Swiss-Italian town of Locarno
The next edition of Open Doors, the Festival del film Locarno’s co-production lab, will be devoted to francophone Sub-Saharan Africa. Application forms for Open Doors 2012 are available on


- A Kenyan journalist and his cameraperson scooped the 2012 CNN African Journalist overall awards as President Michael Sata implored African journalists to play a critical role in marketing Africa as an investment destination.TomMboya and his cameraperson VansonNyaga's 'The African Tribe in India' was selected among the 1,799 entries from 42 nations across the continent.


Dubai International Film Festival awards open to Africans

Deadline: 3ist August 2012

Filmmakers from Asia, Africa and the Arab world, whose subjects are related to their regions, can participate in this competition.

With the slogan of "Bridging Cultures, Meeting Minds," the Dubai International Film Festival organizes the Muhr Awards that features 31 awards and more than US$575,000 in prize money in the categories of short films, features and documentaries.

Submitted films must have been produced after September 1, 2011.


Kenya’s top five media moguls


Great audiovisual experts lined up at BFMA Conference set for July in Nairobi
The fourth annual Broadcast, Film & Music Africa (BFMA) Conference, hosted by AITEC Africa is set to take place from 10-11 July 2012 at the Oshwal Centre in Nairobi, Kenya.

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