The 2011 Brand Africa Forum, sponsored by Brand South Africa and Brand Leadership Academy, saw an impressive range of pan-African, diasporan and global thought leaders, influencers and decision-makers coming together to debate how Africa can drive its growth, reputation and competitiveness.
The inaugural Brand Africa Forum is a one-day summit of pan-African decision-makers in the fields of media, business, nation branding and civil society. The gathering is hosted by Brand South Africa, and takes place at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg on 16 September.
• Media forum debates Brand South Africa
A South African movie has earned top honours in Spain by scooping two awards at the Tarifa International Pan African Film Festival.
African filmmakers and film lovers have gathered in the small city of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso for Fespaco, the largest Pan-African film festival on the continent, now in its 40th year. MediaClubSouthAfrica.com journalist Khanyi Magubane is there.