SES
Source: SES |

Ethiopian Broadcasters to Migrate to SES Satellite Creating Dedicated Ethiopian TV Environment

Agreements between the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters, the Ethiopian Broadcasting Cooperation, and SES will enable growth in the local media sector and deliver content exclusively for Ethiopian people

Ethiopian private and public broadcasters, and the local media market, are poised for growth following two agreements signed between SES (www.SES.com) and the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters (AEB), and the Ethiopian Broadcasting Cooperation (EBC) that will result in the creation of a dedicated Ethiopian TV environment. In particular, the AEB…

African Development Bank Group (AfDB)
Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

Africa: Sports as a Business and a Brand – by Victor Oladokun

Fans are choosing not to watch live football events, and instead are opting in increasing numbers for the 'intimacy' of their crystal clear digital flat TV screens, or not all

By Dr. Victor Oladokun, is the Director of Communication and External Relations at the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) At the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, the visual imagery of  almost empty stadiums is a powerful narrative. But not the kind that African sports, African football, or corporate sponsors…

Lux Afrique
Source: Lux Afrique |

2nd Annual Lux Afrique Polo Day to roll out the red carpet in London

August 3rd 2019, Ham Polo Club, Richmond

Tickets available at LuxAfriquePolo.com and Ticketmaster After the blazing success of last summer, Lux Afrique (www.LuxAfriquePolo.com) is set to host the 2nd edition of its annual polo tournament in London, the only African polo event of its kind in Europe. This year the pioneering event is set to be an…

Source: International Organization for Migration (IOM) |

Entertainment, Social Cohesion, Tailored Assistance for Migrant Children in Niger

The festival will take place between 21-24 June in Niamey and will bring together artists from Benin, Togo, Guinea-Conakry and Spain

Marking the International Day of the African Child this past Sunday (16/06) in Niamey, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) organized an afternoon of dance, acrobatics, magic, theatre, storytelling and puppet shows for the migrants staying at IOM’s transit centres for unaccompanied migrant children and migrant women. To make the…

Marriott International, Inc.
Source: Marriott International, Inc. |

Marriott International opens Second Four Points by Sheraton in Tanzania

The 174 room Four Points by Sheraton Dar es Salaam, New Africa Hotel, features spacious and contemporary rooms including suites

POINT 1: Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) (www.Marriott.com) today announced the opening of its second Four Points by Sheraton (Four-Points.Marriott.com) hotel in Tanzania, Four Points by Sheraton Dar es Salaam, New Africa Hotel. The original New Africa Hotel was built as the official residence of Kaiser Wilhelm II in 1896. It…

Embassy of France in Accra, Ghana
Source: Embassy of France in Accra, Ghana |

Invitation to the screening of an animated film Adama

This film was used to mark the Centenary Anniversary of the First World War in 2018

On behalf of the Executive Board of the France Alumni Ghana Association (FAGA), I wish to invite you to the screening of an animated film titled ADAMA. This film was used to mark the Centenary Anniversary of the First World War in 2018. The Association has chosen to use this…

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European Union Delegation to Sierra Leone Celebrates A Colourful Europe Day 2019

Guests were pleasantly surprised by a flash mob dance performed by the teachers and students of the British International School

To celebrate the power of unity, cooperation and dialogue in Europe and around the world, more than 400 guests happily joined in the celebration of Europe Day 2019 at a reception held at Sierra Lighthouse. The EU Delegation had prepared a video for the occasion with messages on EU in…

Source: EU Delegation to Kenya |

The 28th European Film Festival: European and Kenyan Films, Masterclasses, Community Screenings & More from 4 to 26 May 2019

In addition to film screenings with European, African, and Kenyan films, the European Film Festival will include special engagements with invited European and Kenyan industry professionals

The 28th European Film Festival in Nairobi will take place from 4 to 26 May 2019. This follows a successful festival in 2018, which included over 40 feature length movies from 21 countries, Q&A Sessions with the film-makers, an exhibition on Portuguese cinema history, a concert and virtual reality screenings.…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

Côte d’Ivoire: Government seeks Bank’s support for $5.8 bln tourism plan

The document entitled "Sublime Côte d’Ivoire", was presented to the Bank’s Vice-President responsible for Private sector, Infrastructure and Industrialization, Pierre Guislain, at the headquarters in Abidjan

Ivorian Minister of Tourism Siandou Fofana on 25 April 2019 presented a strategy document aimed at making Côte d’Ivoire Africa’s fifth biggest tourism destination from 2025 to the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) , and sought its support to implement the plan. The document entitled "Sublime Côte d’Ivoire", was presented to…

Marriott International, Inc.
Source: Marriott International, Inc. |

Autograph Collection Hotels debuts in Kenya welcoming Sankara Nairobi to its dynamic portfolio of Passionately Independent Hotels

Art, Culture, Culinary and Design create an immersive experience with a distinctive sense of place

Autograph Collection Hotels (www.AutographHotels.com), Marriott International’s (www.Marriott.com) distinctive collection of passionately independent hotels, today welcomed Sankara Nairobi to its diverse and distinguished portfolio of over 171 hotels around the world, marking the debut for the brand in Kenya. Set in the heart of Westlands, Sankara Nairobi lies in the epicentre…