Thinking about buying a Christmas tree or going into the woods to cut trees? Think again, you might want to do things a bit different this year by using plastic bottles. School children in Mozambique built a Christmas tree using 7, 000 plastic bottles.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts this week announced the winners for the annual British Academy Children’s Awards. Magic Light Pictures’ animated films of Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes won in the animation category.
Our WCW today is an activist from Zimbabwe. Talent Jumo describes herself as a dynamic and passionate feminist activist. She is the founder and Director of Katswe Sistahood, a young women’s organisation based in Harare, Zimbabwe. She has more than 13 years experience working on women and health programmes, particularly on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), HIV and AIDS.
South African music icon Brenda Fassie is one of the 30 women featured in a comic book anthology, Femme Magnifique, which salutes women who crack ceilings, female trailblazers of yesterday and today. The story is a biographical look at Fassie’s life and cultural legacy.
Olamide Babajide, a computer science graduate is tackling not only the problem of waste management in Nigeria but also creating employment. When one decides to be innovative and see the benefits of recycling trash then big ideas can be born, Babajide makes amazing furniture out of used car tyres and several other pieces of trash. Meet Babajide.
10-time Grammy Award winner, multi-platinum selling American artist John Legend will be returning to South Africa with his highly anticipated Darkness and Light Global tour. Legend’s latest album Darkness and Light has been a global smash hit with top 10 singles “Love Me Now” and “Penthouse Floor” featuring Chance the Rapper.
Some great news this morning!
Win yourself a pair of tickets to the Open Book Festival in Cape Town, South Africa to be held from the 6th to the 10th of September 2017. This is Africa in partnership with the Open Book will be giving away 10 tickets to five separate events!!!
Simply answer correctly any ONE out of these five questions.
Art has always been a part Munya Chidakwa’s life. He says it is way of trying to understand the world and is the medium he uses to communicate what’s inside of him. A son to a former Minister in Zimbabwe, Munya has known struggle and triumph- sleeping at a cemetery at one point and travelling the world to feed his passion. Meet Munya.
The 3rd edition of the Nyege Nyege Festival is one not to miss this year with several acts lined up. The festival will offer the best contemporary African music and a unique fusion of international and African sounds You cannot be anywhere else but at the source of the Nile River in Jinja, Uganda between 1 and 3 September.