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Branson Centre And UNDP Aim To Enable Entrepreneurs With New Food Innovation Challenge

Food Waste Innovation Challenge launched in line with United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 10 entrepreneurs to be selected for a six-month go-to-market and investor-readiness mentorship programme Challenge is supported by partner UNDP Accelerator Labs South Africa Today, the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship South Africa announces the launch of its Food Waste Innovation Challenge. The Challenge …

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Apple Music Celebrates The Spirit Of Umoja For Africa Month

With the eyes and ears of the world currently on Africa, Apple Music is celebrating Africa Month this May with a campaign themed around Umoja and a message of unity and togetherness. The campaign also shines a spotlight on the new generation of African artists who are changing the narrative in the music industry locally …

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The Architectural Splendour of Ancient Africa

Ancient African architecture has a mystical charm that reveals the true nature of the continent that is steeped in tradition and culture. While we live in modern times with beautiful modern buildings, it is the primeval structures that burst with ageless allure and fascination. From Mali to Ethiopia, Zimbabwe and Egypt, if the following structures …

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Families In A Pandemic

Just over one year ago, South Africa went into one of the world’s strictest lockdowns in our efforts to curb the spread of Covid-19 and to save lives. The impact of this lockdown over the last 14 months, across many areas, is well known and documented. “However, perhaps one of the lesser documented or discussed consequences of …

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When Creativity Takes Courage – Nigerian Artist, O Yemi Tubi

An artist like no other, Olabamiji Yemi Tubi, also known in the art world as MOYAT, was born in 1955 in the city of Ibadan, Nigeria. He obtained his BFA Degree in Graphic Design from Valdosta State College USA, and then moved to live and work as a designer in England, where he spends much of …

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Plascon And Durban Artist Pay Tribute To Afro-Futurism In A Welcoming, Colourful Mural

Popular Durban artist, Kev Seven is seizing the moment with an edgy new mural that pays homage to Afro-Futurism, fashion, the evolution of African identity and its relationship to the modern world. The mural forms part of an initiative – set to bring colour to public spaces – supported by coatings brand, Plascon. Seven’s fresh …

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Two South Africans Chosen For Global Digital Tv Series

Corona Studios’ “Free Range Humans” Launches This Week  Free Range Humans, an original, digital content series from Corona Studios, airs on YouTube from today. The series follows eight extraordinary people – including two South Africans – who left their unfulfilling indoor lives to follow their passions and live an authentic, purpose-driven life close to nature.  …

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Africa Day

A Little about: Africa Day

What is Africa Day? Africa Day was founded in 1963. It marks the foundation of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which was the precursor to the African Union (AU). The day celebrates African unity, and all the wonderful cultures that this amazing continent is home to. It’s a day to reflect on the progress …

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The South African Artist Behind Mandela’s Favourite Portrait: Cyril Coetzee

The artist who painted Nelson Mandela’s favourite portrait has just completed one of Strive Masiyiwa, Zimbabwean billionaire, philanthropist and African Union Special COVID-19 Envoy Cyril Coetzee has found himself, paintbrush poised, ready to capture some of Africa’s most prominent figures and moments. He was commissioned not once, but twice, to paint the portrait of the …

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A Smart Ghana Repatriation Guide

On May 19th, Ghana’s First African American Tourism Ambassador, Diallo Sumbry will release A Smart Ghana Repatriation Guide, a book that simplifies the challenges of making a move to Ghana for business or repatriation. Over the course of the past year, Sumbry collaborated with local experts from the areas of Ghanaian history, Culture, Food and Diet, Health Care, Real …

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