Source: African Union (AU) |

The 6th Meeting of the Technical and Advisory Committee of the Great Museum of Africa (GMA) discussed the Status of Establishment of the GMA: A Flagship Project of the Agenda 2063

The Meeting was presented with the data collected from the public consultation on the Great Museum of Africa

The Technical and Advisory Committee of the Great Museum of Africa (GMA) held their 6th Meeting Virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In July 2016, the Executive Council of the African Union approved the establishment of the Great Museum of Africa to be located in Algiers as a Flagship Project…

APO Group
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APO Group brings together the largest and most influential panel of judges ever assembled for a journalism prize in Africa

The judging panel for the APO Group African Woman in Media Award consists of 100 luminaries, with global icons such as Naomi Campbell joined by executives at diverse organizations like Microsoft, Harley-Davidson and FIFA

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading pan-African communications and business consultancy, is delighted to announce the jury for the prestigious APO Group African Women in Media Award 2020 (http://bit.ly/APOaward). The Award recognizes, celebrates and empowers African women in the media who support female entrepreneurship throughout the continent.    This is the largest and most influential panel of judges ever assembled…

Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA)
Source: Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) |

Hold your memories in your hands (By Amine Djouahra)

Memories that are made every day whether it is fun and special family moments or documenting important world events

By Amine Djouahra, Sales and Marketing Director at Canon Central and North Africa (www.Canon-CNA.com) Photography has grown to become one of the most important and accessible way of capturing and sharing memories over the decades. Memories that are made every day whether it is fun and special family moments or…

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Source: Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) |

Phantom Photography with Canon this Halloween

Look beyond the lens at some of history’s most haunted photos and learn how to capture the unexpected

With Halloween fast approaching, fascination with the supernatural is set to peak. From debating the cause of a strange blur in a photo or who a vague figure in the background could be, ‘haunted’ imagery is one way the paranormal world continues to capture our imagination. Canon (www.Canon-CNA.com) has partnered…

Afroway Entertainment
Source: Afroway Entertainment |

AfroWay launches ‘Creative Masterminds,’ A Legal Knowledge Program that aims at Diversifying & Enhancing Revenue Streams for Artists

The purpose of the program named ‘Creative Masterminds,’ is to enhance the knowledge of various rights belonging to specific group of music artists

We, AfroWay Entertainment (https://AfroWayEnt.com), are pleased to announce that our office has been developing a unique strategic program, which came to fruition on July 02, 2020, upon reaching a consensus with Ong’anya Ombo Advocates (https://OnganyaOmbo.com). The purpose of the program named ‘Creative Masterminds,’ is to enhance the knowledge of various…

Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA)
Source: Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) |

Winners of Uganda Press Photo Award and East African Photography Award Announced Canon strengthens

Canon celebrates its sixth year partnership of UPPA and EAPA awards

Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) (www.Canon-CNA.com) is delighted to announce the winners of the ninth annual Uganda Press Photo Award (UPPA) and the third East African Photography Award (EAPA). Download Caption document: https://bit.ly/2HfCL4J The UPPA and EAPA recognizes, celebrates, supports and promotes the best photojournalists and photographers in Uganda and…

GDN Studios
Source: GDN Studios |

Nigerian film Eyimofe set for London premiere, debuts trailer, as part of activities to celebrate Nigeria’s 60th Independence Day anniversary

The London screening will create an opportunity for the Nigerian community in the United Kingdom to join in the country’s 60th anniversary celebration

As part of activities to celebrate Nigeria’s 60th Independence Day anniversary, a film, Eyimofe (This is my desire) (www.Eyimofe.film) is set to premiere in the United Kingdom, at the BFI London Film Festival on October 11. The film, which had its world premiere at the 70th Berlin International Film Festival…

Source: Commonwealth Secretariat |

Coronavirus: Commonwealth citizens invited to join musical collaboration to heal human spirit during COVID

The ‘Uniting the Commonwealth through music during COVID-19’ project is a never-before-attempted musical feat

The Secretariat is inviting applications from all Commonwealth citizens to represent their country in a mass musical and cultural performance. The ‘Uniting the Commonwealth through music during COVID-19’ project is a never-before-attempted musical feat to combine the voices of 54 musicians from the 54 member countries in one powerful virtual performance.  Delivered in partnership…

Source: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) |

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Photoville exhibit shines a light on the far-reaching consequences of COVID-19

Eight photographers poignantly show the true human cost of the pandemic, and how it must force us into a radical re-think

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has gathered an exciting and thought-provoking selection of prize-winning international photojournalists for the 2020 edition of the international photography exhibition Photoville. Their work on the theme, The far-reaching fallout from COVID-19, how a once-in-a-century crisis is re-shaping the world will be on display from…

Source: International Organization for Migration (IOM) |

Coronavirus - Niger: Influencers Strengthen Migrant Voices in Niger

During the five-day workshop, the women attended several conferences related to migration and migrant rights

Since 2019, REFEMAC (an acronym for the French: “Meeting of Female Migrants, Women Working in Media and Female Artists”) has welcomed active Nigerien women leaders and influencers from media, the digital world, as well as the art scene. The aim of the initiative has been to engage youth leaders in…