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COVID-19 vaccine: Africa begins its vaccination journey

March 5, 2021 marked the one-year anniversary of South Africa’s very first confirmed CoVID-19 case. The country, the continent, and the world has since...

South Africa: an activist nation that continues to inspire internal and continental transformation

Since the advent of democracy 26 years ago, South Africa has been instrumental in promoting its African agenda on the premise of ‘African solutions...

The fight against COVID-19 – how Africans are embodying the true meaning of Africa...

Since its establishment almost 60 years ago, the African Union has dedicated a day, and a month, to the importance of unity amongst its...

President Ramaphosa to participate at the Financial Times (FT) Africa Summit, London

President Ramaphosa has been invited to give a key note address at the Financial Times (FT) Africa Summit under the theme Africa in Motion...

10 Things to Know about Banyana Banyana

South Africa’s women football team, Banyana Banyana made history in Ghana last week when they qualified for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. After a...

Google Africa sets up mentorship programmes for tech designers, entrepreneurs

Google Launchpad and Google Play South Africa were launched in November 2017 to boost African technology start-ups and develop a unique African design aesthetic. CD...

Nation Brand Forum speaker profile: Martyn Davies

South Africa has as many global companies as South Korea, but the world doesn’t know this, says Martyn Davies. For South Africa to be...

Ghana’s bamboo bicycle revolution

28 October 2016 Bernice Dapaah is the chief executive of the Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative (GBBI), a project that farms bamboo plantations in her hometown...

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

A South African trade and industry delegation will visit Ghana and Nigeria during August, seeking to create investment opportunities and build more confident economic relations between the three countries, based on growing bilateral trade over the past five years.