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.
In Nigeria, David Lanre Messan, the founder and CEO of FirstFounders Inc is one of the most sought-after fundraisers in the tech startup ecosystem.
The informal plastic recycling sector in Kenya does not fairly compensate waste pickers making it a very exploitative circular economy. Mr Green Africa is changing that by purchasing directly from their sourcing agents or waste pickers, who are some of society’s most marginalised people.
Ensuring the participation of ordinary citizens and producers in the industry is the big challenge facing African states.
Robots might overthrow humans but at least they’ll save the earth. A poignant take on humanity’s unrelenting destruction of nature and the premise behind 2021’s winning Ecoexistence Game Jam prototype.
In the face of a global economic recession a Zimbabwean medical waste management startup has shown great resilience in unprecedented times, exploiting opportunities opened up by the pandemic. WASTiNNOVA helps health institutions with safe and proper disposal of medical waste.
As a therapist and life coach living and working in Nairobi, Shilpa Shah, has watched the city change over the last four decades. It is still, she says, one of the best cities in the world.