A cancer drug currently in clinical trials has shown the potential to protect from, cure and prevent transmission of malaria. The breakthrough finding by the University of Cape Town (UCT) researchers, in collaboration with several local and international institutions.
The greatest marathoner of our time just broke his own world record. Is an official marathon run in less than two hours any closer?
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.
The White House visual storytellers help shape public perceptions and craft the impressions that become fixed in the collective imagination. Visual archives are, therefore, a crucial tool in defining an administration and its leaders. Kenyan self-taught photographer Polly Irungu is now a part of how Kamala Harris’ narrative unfolds.
The changing landscape of world cricket has seen the participation of people of colour rise sharply at the highest level on the playing field, in coaching, the boardroom and among fans. Umpiring at the pinnacle of cricket has however lagged behind in the inclusion of marginalised groups. One man is leading that revolution.
In this year’s Wimbledon Championships, Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur became the first African-Arab woman in the modern era to reach a Grand Slam final while Kenya’s Angella Okutoyi became the first Kenyan to win a Wimbledon title.
Former Zimbabwe international cricket player Keith Dabengwa broke new ground in 2021 when he was appointed as Denmark’s national team coach. In a short period of time, Dabengwa has turned around the fortunes of the minor cricketing nation, taking the Scandinavians on the verge of a historic achievement. He speaks to us about his milestone and coaching in Denmark.
The first African player to reach a major tennis final, she has set Wimbledon – and Tunisian hearts – ablaze.