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The Black African Jungles: Fela

By Oyaniyi Samson “Music is supposed to have an effect. If you’re playing music and people don’t feel something, you’re not doing shit. That’s what African music is about…” The verity of this statement, made by the Musical Taliban, ‘Fela…

The Male Child: Societal Influence and its effect on Economic Development

A young man was sentence to death for arm robbery,rape and murder. He was given an opportunity to speak with his parents before his execution. On seeing his parents he requested that they go closer to him as he had…

Free, action-packed virtual science festival connects SA kids to top global minds

By Staff Reporter Cape Town – A free, action-packed virtual science festival from today until September 4 will help lift the spirits of children and invigorate minds. The Sakhikamva Foundation Science Festival offers 20 inspiring shows and STEM workshops for…

Banking On Life: Commerce With Compassion

By Peace Hyde Temie Giwa-Tubosun supplies blood to hospitals and oxygen to Covid-19 patients in Nigeria. The special deliveries arrive with doses of compassion and hope. Life cannot be interrupted, can it? Hence, Temie Giwa-Tubosun’s business clock runs 24 hours…

BN Prose: These Dreams Do Not Come To Pass

by Oluwadunsin Deinde-Sanya You place the bucket beneath the sink and watch as the dirty water drains off it, doing to to to as it trickles slowly into the bucket. Above the sink, you wash the plates, turning the bottle – in…

Top five things you should never do in Kenya 93 shares

AMA NUNOO Culture is a way of life of a people and Kenyans have a diverse cultural landscape plus they are highly rated for their hospitality. Like any country, there are certain things you should not do or say in Kenya in order to avoid…

KENYA’S MINING STAKEHOLDERS WANT LICENSING BAN LIFTED

Faith Ikade The Kenya Chamber of Mines (KCM) and stakeholders in the mining industry are calling on the government to lift a ban imposed on the issuance of licences in order to attract new investors and spur growth in the sector. Stakeholders in the industry…

Africa Supports Over 400 $1BN Companies

Delivering the opening keynote at ScaleUp Africa’s IGNITE Entrepreneurship Growth Festival,Chair and CEO of Africa.com, Teresa Clarke shared that ”Africa supports over 400 companies that generate revenues over $1bn. Entrepreneurship is an important element of Leadership and brings with it…

SA Needs To Support Entrepreneurs Now More Than Ever

celebrating World Entrepreneurs’ Day Considering the extreme economic adversity that South Africa currently faces, entrepreneurs should be celebrated and supported now more than ever before. This is according to Arnold February, Regional Investment Manager at Business Partners Limited (BUSINESS/PARTNERS) –…

Black History Instruction Gets New Emphasis in Many States

By: Marsha Mercer Jayden Bunbury plays the role of composer and musician W.C. Handy during Black History Month’s wax museum at Chestnut Grove Elementary School in Decatur, Alabama. Some states and school districts are trying to ramp up Black history instruction…