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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...

Meet Ngozi, Marvel Comics’ first truly African superhero

The US comic book publisher and creator of some of the most popular superheroes, Marvel, has unveiled its newest project: a Nigerian female superhero...

Lagos church victims repatriated to SA

The bodies of all the South Africans killed when the guesthouse of the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Lagos, Nigeria, collapsed are finally home. The mortal remains of the last 11 victims have been repatriated, allowing their families to perform last rites and get some closure.

South Africans to be returned

RepatriationThe bodies of 11 South Africans killed when a church building collapsed in Lagos are to be brought home, nearly five months after the disaster. An airforce plane is expected to land at Waterkloof carrying the bodies on 4 February, finally bringing closure to the bereaved.

Makoko Floating School: a model of Nigerian cutting edge design

Nigerian Kunle Adeyemi's floating school in Makoko, Lagos, has received widespread international appeal and won the acclaimed architect several awards.

Portal to boost African music

Music In Africa plans to get the world's ears tuned to the music of the continent. It's an online portal that serves the African music industry – whether that be producers in Harare, musicians in New York or singers in the Dakar. Africa offers much diversity and talent, and that needs to be offered to the world.

South African victims of Lagos tragedy return home

Two months after the fatal collapse of a church guesthouse in Lagos, Nigeria, the bodies of 74 of the South African victims returned home to an emotional reception ceremony at Waterkloof Airforce Base in Pretoria on Sunday.

South African victims of Lagos tragedy return home

Two months after the fatal collapse of a church guesthouse in Lagos, Nigeria, the bodies of 74 of the South African victims returned home to an emotional reception ceremony at Waterkloof Airforce Base in Pretoria on Sunday.

Ericsson ICT city index ranks Johannesburg first in Africa

South African city Johannesburg leads other African countries in international communications company Ericsson’s 2014 Networked Society City Index despite slipping a few places. The index measures how 40 global cities leverage ICT to solve the social, environmental and economic challenges that they face.

Ericsson ICT city index ranks Johannesburg first in Africa

South African city Johannesburg leads other African countries in international communications company Ericsson’s 2014 Networked Society City Index despite slipping a few places. The index measures how 40 global cities leverage ICT to solve the social, environmental and economic challenges that they face.