crowdfunding

Creatives join forces to raise funds for F.A.M

The human race has battled many a war – both seen and unseen, and as we become more au fait with our history, it...

Minibus therapy takes life skills counselling on the road

Innovative psychologist Banetsi Mphunga campaigns to break the stigma around mental health issues and take the anxiety out of therapy using a minibus taxi...

Women are the best people to work in digital

The future of learning and growth is digital, say speakers at the Standard Bank Top Women Conference. Its awards were also handed out, with...

How to prepare yourself for an investor: a guide

A recent survey found that many South African entrepreneurs needed help with things such as business planning. Find out more about how to prepare...

Saving Kenyan wildlife from drought, one truck at a time

Patrick Mwalua drives a truck hundreds of kilometres four times a week to deliver much needed water supplies to animals in Kenya's drought-stricken Tsavo...

Puppetry used to tackle abuse

Ubuntu Puppets uses puppetry and storytelling to address social issues affecting children who do not have easy access to professional support and counselling. Ray Maota Puppetry...

Wellness Wagon wheeling healthcare to kids

Starfish Greathearts Foundation’s Wellness Wagon takes healthcare to children in impoverished communities in KwaZulu-Natal. (Image: Starfish Greathearts Foundation, Facebook) An international foundation is ensuring quality...

Uganda to represent Africa at 2016 Quidditch World Cup

The 2016 Quidditch World Cup is taking place in July in Germany. Uganda is the only country in Africa sending players to the tournament and money is being raised through a crowdfunding initiative to get them there. So far, the team is astounded by the support they have received.

Youth citizen journalism in Kenya takes off

Youngsters in Kibera, one of Kenya's biggest townships are using the cut and paste method to create photocopied magazines to tell the world their stories. They highlight daily struggles but also reveal the city's unique cultural movements.

Shuttleworth’s Ubuntu smartphone is a leap ahead

Nearly 30 000 people contributed to the crowdfunding drive to develop the Ubuntu Edge, a smartphone running the Ubuntu Unity OS. It showed people were hungry for something new. That phone is still in development phase, but until it comes to market, say hallo to the Ubuntu phone.