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Pan-African Youth Forum

Will be held from 1-3 Nov. For more information –


CANEX WKND, the annual creative and artistic fair for Africa is taking place in the Cote d’Ivoire from 25 – 27 November 2022. The final programme and special event line-up has been finalised. CANEX WKND will provide opportunities to network, engage in business to business and business to government meetings, as well as to learn and be inspired from some of the continent’s most successful creative professionals and brands. It is free to attend and you can register at

The I-COM Data Startup Challenge

This is specifically aimed at Startups with products and services for the Smart Data Marketing space. STARTUPS, ENTER THE CHALLENGE
For this challenge, ONLY startups with the following 3 criteria can enter:
1. Product is live in the market, at least having one client = 1 case study.
2. The company is less than 4 years old.
3. Annual revenue is less than $2.5m.

McKinsey Skills Forum

Forward is a free, 6-month online learning programme offered by McKinsey to equip young talent with must-have practical skills to succeed in the future of work.

World Innovation Summit Awards

Win $20,000 at the World Innovation Summit Awards. Applications to the 2023 WISE awards are now open. The prizes identify, celebrate, and promote six innovative projects for their positive contribution to education and society (deadline Dec. 1)

RetailX Latin America 2022 Regional Report

The important facts, stats and factors for ecommerce and multichannel retail for Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Panama and Peru. Within these 8 markets the diversity is fascinating with huge variations in scale, consumer adoption and eCommerce penetration. Download your free copy

CBInsights New Fintech Report

Insight into the continuing VC ecosystem slowdown, funding data and analysis, who the top investors were in Q3, biggest rounds and deals (and details on the companies that received them), regional breakdowns, new unicorns (and why the birth rate is so low now), and so much more. Link here State of Fintech Report.

#Digital & #Entrepreneurship Capacity Building Programme

Are you unemployed youth aged 18 – 35 years old and in #Ghana, #Zambia, #SouthAfrica, #Kenya & #Nigeria?  Apply now for the @DIGILOGIC_EU #Digital & #Entrepreneurship Capacity Building Programme

Call for papers: AU ECHO 2023 Edition-“Acceleration of AfCFTA Implementation”

Contributions accepted from institutions, African Union, member states, academia, think tanks, CSOs, industry experts and the wider public In English or French, 2000 words

RetailX EMEA Digital Media Sector Report 2022

The EMEA Digital Media Sector Report 2022 delves into the vibrant media market from a strategic and commercial point of view. It provides retailers with a clear and comprehensive overview of the media landscape, including routes to market, regional performance and the new demand for peripherals. Download your free copy


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