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Kenyan schoolgirls create female health app for Google

Five Kenyan teenagers, aged 15 to 17, have been selected to take part in the Google Technovation software development competition. Their innovative app design...

Elephants’ dung used to produce coffee and paper

One of the big 5 are drawing more than just tourists to the African bush. Elephant dung is now being used to create paper in Africa and flavour artisanal coffee in Thailand.

Kenya’s take on Adele’s “Hello”

Kenyan Afropop singer Dela Maranga has offered a fresh take on the popular song Hello from Brit singer Adele. Maranga sings the song in Swahili and it's going viral on YouTube. It has already been viewed more than 250 000 times.

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African markets to cross list exchange traded funds

Investors will gain exposure to shares listed on the Johannesburg, Kenyan and Nigerian stock exchanges once the three major markets cross list equities, commodities and bonds through exchange traded funds. The move will lead to improved liquidity on the Africa's exchanges.

Long walk to university reaps the reward

A man from Hanover Park in Cape Town walked a total of 34km every day to get to university, and go back home. His journey ended with graduation this week. Now he is putting to work and is teaching the next generation at a local school.

African vessels inspire contemporary artists

The history of clay is as old as humanity. In Africa, the tradition has been pit-fired vessels, and in a move to motivate contemporary artists to draw on their African roots, Iziko Museums have curated an inspired exhibition that prompted a new series of stamps from the South African Post Office.

African vessels inspire contemporary artists

The history of clay is as old as humanity. In Africa, the tradition has been pit-fired vessels, and in a move to motivate contemporary artists to draw on their African roots, Iziko Museums have curated an inspired exhibition that prompted a new series of stamps from the South African Post Office.

How does Ghana see South Africa?

Kenya thinks South African business managers are imposing and controlling; Nigerians respect their insistence on corporate governance. How other African countries perceive South Africa affects trade; building better relationships will boost business. Next stop on the South Africa Incorporated research bus is Accra.

Angola is open for South African business

Angola is on the rise, and wants to diversify its booming but oil-dependent economy to include more business sectors. That's where South African investors come in, a recent Brand South Africa forum discovered.

Angola is open for South African business

Angola is on the rise, and wants to diversify its booming but oil-dependent economy to include more business sectors. That's where South African investors come in, a recent Brand South Africa forum discovered.