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Angelique Kidjo Writes a Love Letter to ‘Mother Nature’

NADIA NEOPHYTOU We talk to the Beninese musical icon about assembling her new album on Zoom and the “bigger than COVID-19” threat that lies ahead! The kind of infectious energy that lives within Angelique Kidjo can’t be contained by Zoom. Her zest…

Important tips to teach your child about sexual harassment

By Tamara Mafilika  One in every three adolescents reported having experienced some form of sexual abuse at some point in their lives. It is estimated that more than 40% of South African women will be raped in their lifetime and that…

An easy homemade beef stew and steamed bread recipe that will hit your taste buds

By Lutho Pasiya  Llove traditional meals? Then you simply have to try this easy homemade beef stew and steamed bread recipe, courtesy of top 30 Miss SA contender Andile Mazibuko. Beef stew is a cold-weather essential. It’s cheap and it gets…

The role mobile technology plays on the African continent

By Brandstories  With smartphones becoming more accessible and affordable, and network coverage growing stronger, the uptake of mobile technology is in a good space and growing in leaps and bounds on the African continent. Many mobile technology companies and organisations, both…

Eno Oduok: The Perfect Guide to Help You Build a Community

Growing up, you would hear “seeing is believing.” Well what happens when you don’t see it? Then it may be difficult to believe in it, or to see yourself a part of it. You may even discourage yourself from trying…

Egyptian household shopping service GoodsMart raises $3.6m for further expansion

Cairo-based online household shopping service GoodsMart has raised US$3.6 million in funding to accelerate market expansion. Founded in 2014, GoodsMart allows customers to browse thousands of premium grocery and home products from a variety of shops and suppliers, place orders, and have…

A look at the new Ghanaian app that allows diasporans to own and run farms remotely

ABU MUBARIK Farming has emerged as one of the business areas Africans in the diaspora are investing in. However, a number of structural challenges turn to hinder their continuous investment as they are often not present to oversee farming activities.…

Exactly 183 years today, Ghanaian king Badu Bonso II was killed and the head taken to Netherlands for curiosity’s sake

AHANTA APEMENYIMHENEBA KWOFIE III 27th July is a dark day in the history of Ahanta. It is a day of mourning, grieving and wailing for Badu Bonso II, Ahanta’s king who was killed by the Dutch. His head was removed…

How Wisdom Kaye overcame bullying to be a TikTok sensation – and now an IMG model

AMA NUNOO TikTok has unearthed many creatives since its launch. The app has over 1 billion active users monthly. Many creatives like Wisdom Kaye joined to share their creativity with the world. Little did Kaye know he was creating content that the…

From refugee camp to runway, Adut Akech is the new face of beauty brand Estée Lauder

AMA NUNOO South Sudanese-Australian model Adut Akech is officially the newest brand ambassador for Estée Lauder, a luxury beauty brand founded by one of the world’s first female entrepreneurs. “Adut is one of fashion’s biggest and most influential stars. We believe…