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Inside Naomi Campbell’s Villa: ‘It’s like Little Italy in East Africa’

British model Naomi Campbell has showcased her airy villa in the Kenyan coast. In a video interview with the Architectural Digest magazine, Ms Campbell, who was appointed Kenya’s tourism ambassador in January, walks through the villa professing her love Kenyan-made…

Philanthropy Used as a Tool to Empower African Firms

The African Visionary Fund was founded in 2020 with a mission to unleash breakthrough impact by driving resources to high-impact African founders. AVFund is tackling inequities and righting the power imbalances in philanthropy by offering unrestricted, unburdensome funding to African…

Commonwealth Short Story Prize Announces 2021 Shortlist

Moso Sematlane, Rémy Ngamije, Ola W. Halim, Vincent Anioke and Franklyn Usouwa are the African writers on the shortlist for this year’s Commonwealth Short Story Prize. This year’s shortlist for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize has recently been announced. The…

Expression is Synonymous With Exploring in Khulekani Cele’s Paintings

ANDYMKOSI Durban fine artist Khulekani Cele’s abstract style of painting stems from his penchant for exploration. In our ‘Spotlight‘ series, we highlight the work of photographers, visual artists, multimedia artists and more who are producing vibrant, original work. In our…

SA cybersecurity startup Sendmarc secures follow-on funding from Kalon Venture Partners

BY TOM JACKSON South African cybersecurity email protection and compliance startup Sendmarc has received follow-on investment from Kalon Venture Partners as it looks to build on strong recent growth. Launched in 2018 by Sam Hutchinson, Keith Thompson and Sacha Matulovich, Sendmarc provides the…

Africa As A Massive Logistics Opportunity

A NEW GLOBAL CEO SURVEY RELEASED BY PricewaterhouseCoopers in mid-March says that CEOs are voicing record levels of optimism in the global economic recovery. It’s a sentiment Mohammed Akoojee, the Group Chief Executive Officer of Imperial Logistics, a company listed…

A look at Indlamu, the famous Zulu war dance

South Africa‘s largest ethnic group, the Zulu, is the subject of a lot of anthropological and historical interest as well as the source of African pride for those on the continent and out. The Zulu have a rich cultural history…

In praise of a Nigerian student who broke the academic record in Japan by solving a 30-yr-old math equation

AMA NUNOO Ufot Ekong went to Japan to pursue his undergraduate degree at Tokai University and in his first semester, he solved a mathematical equation that could not be solved 30 years ago. Originally from Akwa Ibom State in Nigeria, Ekong was born on…

Make Tasty & Easy Beef Suya at Home with Sisi Yemmie’s Recipe

In this episode of her recipe vlog, food blogger Sisi Yemmie is showing you her recipe for making the “tastiest and easiest” beef suya at home. Watch the video below:

Nana Frimpong Oduro’s Art Explores the Many Parts of Our Split Personalities

A quick glance at Nana Frimpong Oduro‘s Instagram page is all that is required to keep you engrossed in the creative genius that his work is. His Instagram page is a rabbit hole; you keep moving from one photo to another,…