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Innovative Ways to Empower African Women

For the world to be a place where all people can thrive, one of many important actions needs to take place: the eradication of gender inequality through empowering women.According to a report by the...
Most Influential Icons In Contemporary African Pop Culture

Most Influential Icons In Contemporary African Pop Culture

Africa's influential icons are growing in influence globally as the world is taking notice of  the continent’s originality and cool factor.The movers and shakers from the continent are not only influential icons through philanthropic ventures,...
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Meet Budding Entrepreneur Shaleen Manhire Nullens

Bright-eyed, ambitious, passionate, driven and hard-working. These are some of the few words one can use to describe multi-faceted entrepreneur, Shaleen Manhire Nullens, or “Ms. Shally” as she is widely and affectionately known. She...
Mamohau Seseane

Interview With Radio Personality, MC And Model Mamohau Seseane

Mamohau Seseane (24) is of the youngest radio presenters at Kfm 94.5 - the Western Cape's number one commercial radio station.  She grew up in Benoni, on the East rand of Johannesburg. She believes...
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10 Young African Leaders

Africa has the youngest population in the world, with 200 million people between the ages of 15 and 24. According to the World Bank, youth account for 60 percent of all unemployed people on...

Interview With Poet And Author Rabbie “Wrote” Serumula

Rabbie "Wrote" Serumula is an author, award winning poet, multiple-award nominated journalist before turning taking his passion for poetry, the arts and story-telling to new heights.The Limpopo-born, Soweto-raised artist is a BA Communication Science...
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WATCH: The Rise And Fall Of Robert Mugabe

A look back at the life of Zimbabwe’s founding post-independence leader Robert Mugabe (95) who died on Friday morning in Singapore.EWN 
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Women Leaders In Africa: Building Careers

As GE Africa turns 120 we are committed to providing real customer value in Africa and to making a positive sustainable difference together with our customers.
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African Women in Tech: Farida Bedwei

Farida Bedwei, Co-Founder, Logiciel - Ghana Farida is the Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Logiciel, a Ghanaian software company that develops technology solutions which promote financial inclusion for the unbanked. Diagnosed with cerebral palsy...
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Kenyan Inventor of 1st Flying Taxi in Africa

Morris Mbetsa, a 28-year-old Kenyan, surprised many with his ingenious invention, of Africa's first flying taxi.He joined the exclusive club of renown aeronautical engineers with his giant leap to the sky, in 2018, when...

Success Follows Those Who Persevere

The saying “what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” has rendered true for Dr Claudine Hingston whose personal experiences of being caught in a 10-year civil war in Freetown, Sierra Leone did...
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Anelisa Mangcu ‘Why Black Excellence Matters’

I had the opportunity to interview Anelisa Mangcu to collect her thoughts on Black Excellence. Please see the Q&A session below and leave your comments and thoughts on the subject of Black Excellence.Question: Black...
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