Ghana’s bamboo bicycle revolution
Anzisha Prize offers a million to African entrepreneurs
Over a million rand is up for grabs to winners of the Anzisha Prize. Weeklong training in Johannesburg is planned for the 12 young African entrepreneurs, who range in age from 18 to 22, shortlisted for the prize before the awards ceremony. Training includes entrepreneurial leadership, mentorship and a significant transfer of skills.
South African trade mission to build links with Ghana and Nigeria
Africa Progress Report speaks of continent’s green energy leaders
African countries are emerging as global green energy leaders, although electricity constraints still hamper growth in many regions of the continent. The Africa Progress Report points to inequality in pricing and a need for greater investment.
Pint-sized Zuriel Oduwole sets her cap for success
From making documentaries about Africa to touring the world and interviewing global leaders, encouraging education for girls and starting on writing a book, Zuriel Oduwole has done a lot. But here's the catch – she is only 12 years old.
Brand South Africa to showcase South Africa’s competitiveness by hosting international journalists
Johannesburg, 17 March 2015 - Brand South Africa will host journalists from Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, China and the United Kingdom from Tuesday 17 – Friday 20 March 2015 in Johannesburg during which media will be exposed to South Africa's competitive advantages in a variety of areas.
Bokoko literacy project brings books and libraries to Africa
Born in Spain but of African descent, Bisila Bokoko was so moved by a trip to discover her roots that she set up the Bisila Bokoko African Literacy Project. Through it, she builds libraries, donates books to African children, and runs a scholarship fund.
Côte d’Ivoire vs Ghana: Football, economics and a rising Africa
Cote d'Ivoire's unexpected and historic win over Ghana in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations final correlates, in a non-linear way, with the two countries' rising and falling economic fortunes in the "Africa rising" narrative of the past 15 years.
Bafana has everything to play for
Infographic: Bafana Bafana ready to conquer Africa
With South Africa at 14/1 favourites to win the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea, they certainly stand out as the wild cards of the event. They are placed in the tournament’s group of death, with Ghana, Senegal and Algeria having better odds of winning the tournament. We analyse Bafana Bafana and their chances of bringing home the cup.