Award-winning South African Designer Thebe Magugu has collaborated with sportswear giant Adidas to create a performance line that will be worn by prominent players at the U.S Open.
The top 20 finalists of Africa’s Business Heroes (ABH) competition, a flagship philanthropic programme established by the Jack Ma Foundation have been announced. These African entrepreneurs were chosen from more than 21,000 applicants across all 54 African countries.
In the modern age, mobile phones are life partners and tools for literacy and positive socioeconomic progress. Expanding local language accessibility is essential in reducing the rural-urban differential, a gap that an entrepreneur in Ivory Coast is determined to close.
African nations can leverage space assets to potentially solve the socioeconomic challenges that compromise the continent’s resilience and ability to self-actualise.
Outgoing President Uhuru Kenyatta, announced that coding will be added to the primary and secondary schools’ curricula. Despite his failure to deliver tech equipment for school-going children with the promised timeline, this development shows the government’s ongoing commitment to ICT.
A documentary exploring abuses committed by British colonial forces against the Mau Mau in the 1950s has been released. It details systematic torture, including murders, rapes, and forced castrations, and the measures taken to suppress evidence.
With the presidential results in and Kenyans finally on the other end of a long election tally there are some victories to embrace. Women have dominated the polls by securing seats that have never been held by a woman and gaining overwhelmingly community support, with some counties choosing women for their entire leadership suite.
For the first time in Kenya’s history, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) accredited individuals from various local queer organisations as Election Observers. The unprecedented move has furthered the #Queeringtheballot campaign that seeks to improve the civic education and engagement of sexual and gender minorities.
Algeria is moving further away from its francophone history by introducing instruction in English in primary schools. The country is trying to improve tertiary learning and academic and professional opportunities.