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US PR firm launches 2nd edition of a mentorship program for African female founders

BY TOM JACKSON New York-based public relations (PR) company C. Moore Media has launched the second edition of The Future is Female Programme, a PR and communications mentorship programme dedicated to the business development needs of African tech female founders. The…

Yammy’s Roast Yam

“A food arcade in every parish.” That’s the call from Montegonian Junior Brown, a street food vendor for over 30 years, to the Government in order to improve the country and bring dignity to the street food vendor. “A serious…

A US-born youth who wants to invest in Jamaica

BY ROMARDO LYONS Esli Folkes of New Jersey, United States, has a burning desire to invest in Jamaica. The 26-year-old was born in the US to Caribbean parents – a Haitian mother and a Jamaican father. He has since been compelled…

The self-drive of 1976 is not lost in young people today

By Opinion By Dalsy Manganyi This year marks 45 years since the youth of Soweto marched against the imposition of Afrikaans as a medium of instruction in black schools. Their resilient spirit and common purpose achieved what, many at the time,…

15 startups selected for 6th Google for Startups Accelerator Africa

BY TOM JACKSON Fifteen startups have been selected for the sixth class of the Google for Startups Accelerator Africa, which aims to support African tech startups through their crucial growth phases. The Google for Startups Accelerator is a three-month online programme that includes…

Bloom By Edzi’s New Collection is Full Of Fashionable Pieces Your Closet Needs

Ghanaian women’s clothing brand Bloom By Edzi just launched its latest collection tagged TERRE ET VIE which means earth and Life. The brand’s latest offering showcases beautiful ready-to-wear pieces ranging from garments made out of earthy shades of prints and silk, creating a loose silhouette into beautiful pants, jumpsuits, and blouses.…

Lessons From The Covid Crisis – Africa’s Future Is Collaborative

Pramod Bagalwadi, CEO of DHL Global Forwarding Sub-Saharan Africa The coronavirus pandemic acted as a stress test for Africa’s logistics sector. According to UNICEF, in 2020 demand for face masks increased by more than 100 times, and the need for…

5 Themes Explored In Koleka Putuma’s ‘Hullo Bu-Bye KoKo Come In’

As a follow-up to her acclaimed debut poetry collection, ‘Collective Amnesia,’ South African Koleka Putuma has now released ‘Hullo Bu-Bye KoKo Come In,’ and it’s not for the faint of heart. Tackling tough subjects in a brutally honest way has…

Kenya Launches Magical Elephant Naming Festival

Najib Balala, the cabinet secretary at the Ministry for Tourism and Wildlife, said that the event, which will be held annually on August 12, the World Elephant Day, seeks to raise awareness on the plight of elephants and rally support…

Disney Taps Top African Toon Talents for Anthology ‘Kizazi Moto’

As part of an ongoing quest to develop content by and for Africans, Disney has just assembled a team of Africa’s top animation talents to develop a new film anthology, which will stream on the Disney Plus platform in late…