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The Executive Vice President of Intra-African Trade Bank at the African Export-Import Bank (AFREXIMBANK), Kanayo Awani, highlighted a $5 billion potential investment in creative industries, creating 20 million job opportunities across the continent.
On 24 and 25 October 2023, UNESCO launched the joint UNESCO - Alwaleed Philanthropies project Fostering community-based development through culture-related TVET (Technical and Vocational Education and Training) and employment at a two-day event in Zanzibar, United Republic of Tanzania.
The Tanzania Arts Council Secretary General Kedmon Mapana has urged artists and investors in the music industry to make good use of a two-day conference.
Local arts mother body, the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NACZ) in partnership with Teaching Artists Institute (TAI) headquartered in Baltimore, United States, will from November 4 to 7 host the seventh edition of the Artizen Conference on Art for Social Transformation Zimbabwe at Zimbabwe College of Music in Harare.
The 2023 ACCES music conference will explore entrepreneurship and artist-manager relationships in the African music space during a panel discussion at Mlimani City Conference Centre in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on 11 November at 11am. The session will feature 5th Season co-founder Raphael Benza (South Africa), All Africa Music Awards associate producer Victoria Nkong (Nigeria), musician Damian Soul (Tanzania), Cyper Produktion director Percy Yip Tong (Mauritius) and earGROUND founder Plot Mhako (Zimbabwe). Their collective expertise will be directed towards tackling how talent managers and labels contribute to businesses’ long-term success in Africa’s music industries.
A policy brief on the promotion of creative industries in Kenya was launched at workshop organised by the Kenya National Commission for UNESCO on 26 October 2023. In a significant stride towards fostering the growth of Kenya's cultural and creative industries, the Kenya National Commission for UNESCO convened a workshop to launch a policy brief entitled "Towards the Promotion of Inclusive, Dynamic Culture and Creative Industries in Kenya." This undertaking follows a series of extensive consultative meetings with a diverse array of stakeholders, including the UNESCO Regional Office’s culture sector, central and county government officials, civil society, the private sector, and creative practitioners.