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Wesbank appoints new CEO of asset based finance

FNB and WesBank have combined their asset based finance capabilities and are pleased to announce the appointment of Khantse Radebe as chief executive officer of this business. Source: Supplied. Chief executive officer of FNB and WesBank’s asset based finance Khantse…

Laurie Fonhoue crowned 2022 African Most Beautiful USA

By Phylx Akakpo The Second edition of the much anticipated African Most Beautiful USA pageant came off last Saturday in New York City, USA. The event happened on the plush Cornucopia Majesty Yacht with a beautiful display of rich African…

Opportunities Define your Thoughts and Quests in Life

Some utilise opportunities, others seize them, and yes, there’s a difference. Opportunities are a window period or chance that allows one to obtain or materialise their goals. Sometimes, it comes and goes. Other times, it presents itself ceaselessly. One of…

A Tale of Defiance from British Rule

On Sept. 14, a statue of Malawi’s anticolonial hero, John Chilembwe, will occupy one of the world’s most famous public art commissions in London’s historic Trafalgar Square. The statue, named ‘Antelope’ will be on Trafalgar Square’s fourth plinth, which showcases…

Vic Mensa’s ‘SKIN + MASKS’ Exhibit Puts a Spotlight on the Diaspora’s Most Talented Artists

Gameli Hamelo We spoke to rapper Vic Mensa about SKINS + MASKS, his group exhibition which features a number of talented artists from the diaspora. With the curation of his debut exhibition, rapper Vic Mensa is imagining creativity, expression, and identity free…

A Ride On A Bus That Changed This Entrepreneur’s Journey

Pullquotes: “I felt like I was on a rocket ship and we were building something amazing.” What do you get when you have a mother who wants you to make all the money in the world and a father who…

Portugal Looks to Africa to Save its Tourism Industry

Tourists are returning to Portugal, but according to official figures, there is a shortfall of between 40,000 to 50,000 workers to meet the demand. As a solution, the government is setting up protocols to help businesses recruit in Portuguese-speaking countries.…

Creating Online HR Solutuions for All

When Ryan Paterson and his co-founder Thomas Schmider launched their investment fund Getihu back in 2018, it picked what was at the time a trail less trodden when it came to the type of startups it would back. Getihu would…

A Tool for the Modern African Farmer

In recent years the largest countries in sub-Saharan Africa have spent between 14% and 26% of combined annual public expenditures on agriculture. This reflects the fact that governments have prioritised access to fertiliser for rural smallholders. The purpose of the…

Slow Food, Accelerating Biodiversity In The Field And On Our Plates

By Busani Bafana Edward Mukiibi was forced to do agriculture at school as punishment for misbehaviour. Instead of hating the punishment, he loved it, especially when he realised farming was the future of good food, health and wealth. Mukiibi is a…