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Next Generation E-Assessment Platform A Game-Changer In The South African Education Space

New Leaf Technologies becomes official distributor for world-renowned Cirrus technology    A new study by researchers from the University of the Western Cape (UWC)  provides fascinating insights about the impact of online learning on students, and the need for tertiary institutions…

How Innovation In Plastic Management Will Advance Africa’s Efforts In Realising Sustainable Development Goals

Oliver Nudds, Managing Director, Ocean Plastic Technologies Current waste management practices in Africa are causing major economic, social and environmental impacts. The rise in plastic consumption combined with weak waste collection infrastructure is resulting in increased marine plastic litter, which…

OIKOCREDIT invests $3.5m in Valency Agro to expand cashew processing, export, support girl child education

Cashew processing at Valency Agro Nigeria Ltd have received a boost in capacity with USD$3.5m funding from social impact investor and worldwide cooperative, Oikocredit, to support the cashew nuts processing and exportation and generally improve sustainable corporate governance. The funding…

Economics graduate on how she started a business making fashion items from used water sachets

ABU MUBARIK Plastic waste is one of the many environmental challenges developing countries face. How to properly dispose of the plastic waste or even recycle them for other use has not been properly explored, leaving many cities in Africa littered…

Liberian teen who returned missing $50K rewarded by President Weah

FRANCIS AKHALBEY ALiberian teenager who recently made national headlines after he returned missing $50,000 to a businesswoman who lost it has been rewarded by President George Weah for his good deed. According to the Associated Press, Emmanuel Tuloe, 18, found the lost bundle…

Sotheby’s Makes First Crypto Investment, Backing NFT Startup Using Ethereum Blockchain

Sotheby’s, the world’s largest art and luxury auction house, is betting on the digital art world by joining a $20 million seed round investment in Delaware-based NFT studio Mojito, joining the likes of Future Perfect Ventures, Creative Artists Agency and…

Garden Day: 3 quick recipes you can make with ingredients from the garden

By Lutho Pasiya  October 17 is National Garden Day! On this day, South Africans across the country are set to celebrate their unique green spaces and gardens in every shape and size. National Garden Day is a chance for people across…

Nigerian digital bank Brass raises $1.7m funding round for SA, Kenya expansion

BY TOM JACKSON Nigerian fintech startup Brass, a digital bank delivering easy access to affordable premium banking services for small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs), has secured US$1.7 million in funding to accelerate its expansion into South Africa and Kenya, among…

Nigeria’s Influence on Africa’s Food Culture

Leonard Okonta All over Africa, a gastronomical revolution is quietly underway. Everyone knows about the emergence of Afro beats, the industry titan that is Nollywood, and the respected fashion weeks and designers in Nigeria, but perhaps even more exciting is…

SuperMash set to release his first business book for kids

By Kedibone Modise  South Africa’s child superhero and children’s book author SuperMash will soon release his business book, “Diary of a Superhero: Kid CEO”. This book is the first edition in a series of books to be released over the next…