"Inspiration comes during those moments when we see true human excellence. It's an emotional experience that comes when we encounter extraordinary ability or competence in some activity, which motivates us to be better ourselves."
Maxim Festival 3 hours ago
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - More than half a billion people across Africa are now subscribed to mobile services as the continent continues to migrate rapidly to mobile broadband networks, reveals a new GSMA study.
1 day ago
TheSQUAD recently had the opportunity to pitch on doing an event in Abuja, Nigeria which meant I got to travel to that country for the first time. Besides discovering that the vegetation is lush, four people can fit on a scooter and the chilli is hot (even for the chilli queen), we learned a lot about doing business outside South Africa.
Kelly McGillivray 1 day ago
ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar - Winding up a nine-day visit to the UK, Malawi and Madagascar, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Kyung-wha Kang called for urgent action by governments and donors to assist millions of people affected by severe drought in the southern Africa region.
2 days ago
Sub-Saharan Africa is developing fast, with infrastructure roll-out across the region, unprecedented urbanisation and a fast-growing middle class.These developments set the scene for huge FMCG sector growth in the short to medium term, says Adam Molai, southern African FMCG entrepreneur, who is positioning his business holdings to capitalise on the coming boom.
22 Jul 2016
Authorities in South Sudan should immediately and unconditionally release South Sudanese journalist Alfred Taban, the Committee to Protect Journalists said this week. Taban, editor-in-chief of the independent English-language daily Juba Monitor, has been held without charge since July 16, according to colleagues and media reports.
22 Jul 2016
There's an ongoing discussion about development in East Africa and a new narrative has emerged in recent years of a story of resilience, self-reliance and a passion for growth facilitated largely by technology.
20 Jul 2016
DURBAN, South Africa - Through the advent of Messenger and bots, messaging platforms have rapidly increased their impact in reaching users with life-changing content. Leading this technological evolution in low and middle income countries, the Praekelt Foundation, launched a new chatbot for Messenger integrated into the South African Department of Health's MomConnect, at the 21st International AIDS Conference in Durban yesterday, 19 July 2016.
20 Jul 2016