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#YouthMatters: Chidi Nwaogu, nominee for Techpreneur of the Year at 2021 FOYA Awards

Chidi Nwaogu, serial tech entrepreneur and cofounder at Publiseer and Savvy, has been nominated as Techpreneur of the Year at the 2021 FOYA Awards, which recognises and appreciate young founders contributing to the development of the African continent...

Evan-Lee Courie 23 hours ago;

'SeeHer Lens' Award aims to honour work which amplifies gender equality

New York Festivals and The Female Quotient (FQ) has announced a partnership with ANA in the launch of the 2021 NYFA 'SeeHer Lens' Award....

1 day ago;

The One Club announces jury for Young Guns 19

The One Club for Creativity has announced the diverse jury of 88 top creatives from 38 countries for the global Young Guns 19...

59 minutes ago;

Triggerfish launches pan-African Story Artist Lab sponsored by Netflix

Triggerfish is calling for entries to a pan-African Story Artist Lab, sponsored by Netflix, which will allow pre-production artists the opportunity to establish their own voice as they bring African stories to life....

42 minutes ago;

Retail
To ban or not to ban plastic shopping bags? Implications and proposed solutions

Dubbed the 'white flower' in South Africa, the negative effects of single-use plastic shopping bags include reducing the aesthetic value of landscapes, clogging waterways, depleting petroleum reserves...

Asphat Muposhi, Mercy Mpinganjira, Marius Wait 1 day ago;

Billions in export revenue at risk if suppliers don't cut carbon emissions - study

South African suppliers who fail to transition towards net-zero products and services alongside their multinational counterparts stand to lose billions of rands in export revenue...

1 hour ago;

Entrepreneurship
Should African SMEs revisit their business models post-Covid-19?

Innovation is sometimes only associated with new products or technical renewals. However, business model innovations can be significantly more profitable...

Soromfe Uzomah 20 hours ago;

Tourism&Travel
Seychelles looking to diversity economy beyond tourism post-Covid

Seychelles said on Wednesday it is looking to diversify its economy beyond its mainstay of tourism into areas such as fisheries after visitor numbers were battered by restrictions to arrest the spread of Covid-19...

Omar Mohammed 1 hour ago;

Agriculture
As some farmers hit climate limits, bolder steps needed to survive

Around the world, agriculture is adapting to accelerating climate change impacts as erratic weather and rising oceans make it harder for farmers to get by with existing crops and ways of working...

Megan Rowling 1 hour ago;

Energy&Mining
How mining survived the pandemic

Mining is one of Africa's most important industries. It has contributed significantly to economic growth, has been instrumental in the development of infrastructure and is a major driver for improved socioeconomic indicators ...

Yaa Agyare-Dwomoh 20 hours ago;

Lifestyle
Banning African films like Rafiki and Inxeba doesn't diminish their influence

Social media and internet forums function as an important space of contestation for issues relating to queer identities. This is evident in reactions to two fairly recent queer-themed African films, one from South Africa - Inxeba/The Wound - and the other from Kenya - Rafiki...

Gibson Ncube 1 day ago;



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