Google Africa sets up mentorship programmes for tech designers, entrepreneurs
Meet Ngozi, Marvel Comics’ first truly African superhero
Powerful women shape Africa
Women have left their mark in various fields across the continent of Africa. From medicine to fashion design and politics, they have tackled huge challenges and have emerged victorious. Their stories serve to inspire future generations.
Rand leapfrogs Nigeria’s naira as Africa’s top currency
Brexit: How can Africa benefit?
African music gets boost in London
London's radio scene is being flavoured with music from Africa since a Nigerian station took over Bang Radio and rebranded it The Beat London. It aims to disseminate African music to audiences in the UK, to showcase the continent's talent.
Connecting women to technology
An Intel programme called She Will Connect aims to increase women's access to the digital world. Research has shown there is a significant gender gap in developing countries in using technology such as the web. It'll help to empower women in their businesses, increase literacy, and strengthen their voice.
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.
Be bold, keep it real, make it quick: a lesson from Nollywood
In 2014, Brand South Africa's Petrus de Kock sat down with Nigerian filmmaker Alex Eyengho to discuss Nollywood. Being the second largest film industry in the world, averaging 1 500 productions a year, and being third most valuable, generating over R130-billion, Nollywood presents South Africa with important lessons for success.