AfricaCom 2019: The Largest Technology Event in Africa

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Africa Oil Week 2019

Africa Oil Week is the leading business transaction and intelligence platform for Africa’s upstream oil and gas. It is the only upstream event for the continent that brings together over 1,500 key executives from around the world to broker new deals. This includes attendance from the global E&P community: government, NOCs, IOCs, Independents, Geoservice companies, investors and oilfield service providers –  making AOW an unique hub for deal making and building networks with senior decision makers. AOW 2018 saw 7 countries present Bidding Rounds and Roadshows, making it the biggest…

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GTR Southern Africa 2019

GTR Southern Africa 2019. The region’s leading gathering of trade, commodity and infrastructure financing experts, will return to Livingstone, Zambia on October 30-31. The event is set to welcome a host of industry leaders doing business across the region and beyond, including senior government representatives, sovereign and corporate borrowers, agribusiness players, project sponsors, risk management specialists and leading financiers. The interactive two-day agenda will explore key trends impacting regional trade and investment including global geopolitical volatility, sovereign debt sustainability and accessing lending for sovereign projects, growth drivers across the regional…

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7th Edition Real Estate Development Summit

The 7th Edition of The Real Estate Development Summit – West Africa is all set to take place at the Eko Hotels & Suites in Lagos, Nigeria on the 28th & 29th October. The West African edition brings together a wide canvas of 80 Solution Providers, 30+ Speakers, 150+ VIP delegates and a fleet of industry thought leaders, Hotel Owners, Hotel Operators, Developers, Architects, Designers, Consultants, Solution Providers, Technology Consultants and Investors. The summit encompasses session around challenges that Project Holders and Solution Providers face on common grounds and evaluate…

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FINNOVEX – West Africa

West African edition of the Global Finnovex Series will be hosted under the Patronage of Central Bank of Nigeria. The event is all set to gather eminent industry names to brainstorm strategies and explore opportunities for banks and financial institutions to utilize technology to champion innovations in areas such as financial inclusions, digital disruptions, blockchain, CX, cybersecurity, cards & payments, and much more. Date: 22 – 23 October 2019Venue: Lagos, NigeriaWebsite: https://finnovex.com/wa/Contact: mohor@finnovex.com Syndicated content. For original article click here

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Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G., and Rufus feat. Chaka Khan Nominated for 2020 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Notorious B.I.G., Whitney Houston, Rufus feat. Chaka Khan (photos courtesy Rock and Roll Hall of Fame) Whitney Houston, Rufus featuring Chaka Khan and Notorious B.I.G. are among the 16 nominees for the 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees. Houston and Biggie Smalls are on the ballot for the first time along with Dave Matthews Band, The Doobie Brothers, Motörhead, Pat Benatar, Soundgarden, T.Rex, and Thin Lizzy. This is the third time Rufus & Chaka Khan have been nominated. Inductees will be announced in January 2020. The Rock & Roll…

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Eugene Bullard, the 1st Known African-American fighter Pilot, Now Has Statue at Museum of Aviation in Georgia

His distant cousin, Harriett Bullard White, told CNN she wept with joy as she placed a wreath at the statue during a ceremony, attended by Air Force officers, nearly two dozen family members and several surviving members of the Tuskegee Airmen. “All my life I’d known how great he was. Of course, no one else knew who he is,” White said. “He’s an American hero and someone all Americans should know about.” Born in Columbus, Georgia, in 1895, Bullard ran away from home as an 11-year-old, wandering the South for…

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Africa Oil & Power 2019

Africa Oil & Power, the premier platform for top-tier networking and high-level discussion on a multitude of issues concerning the African energy landscape, will return to Cape Town 9-11 October, 2019 for the fourth year running. Like previous years, AOP’s flagship conference brings together an elite class of ministers and senior level government officials and top executives of private sector companies spanning the energy value chain, including upstream, downstream, engineering, construction, services, consulting, power generation, legal and finance for AOP’s flagship conference. Syndicated content. For original article click here

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Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2019

The 5th annual Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa (#HISA2019) is set to take place from 08 to 09 October 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Center in Johannesburg, under the theme “Digital Building Blocks for a Patient-Centred Healthcare System”. The Summit will address and discuss issues and challenges specific to healthcare organizations through workshops, discussion streams and focussed tracks. The summit will cover key topics such as the legal impact of eHealth, robotics, artificial intelligence, the future of healthcare, security, telemedicine and many more subjects. Attendees at HISA 2019 will have the chance…

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Getaway Show enthrals visitors

Like wine, the Getaway Show gets better with time! The 23rd installation of the annual event blew people’s minds away and left them yearning for more. From an inaugural (exciting) pimp-your-bakkie-for-travel competition to spectacular game reserve attractions, the Getaway Show (sponsored by Dunlop, Getaway Travel and Airlink) had visitors smiling from ear to ear with sheer exuberance written all over their faces. Held at The Ticketpro Dome in Northgate from 4-6 October 2019, the venue was packed to capacity with more than 100 exhibitors strutting their stuff including affordable travel…

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