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Academic Excellence! James Hope College students excel in May/June 2021 Cambridge ICSE

James Hope College (JHC) has once again reiterated its stance on academic excellence with its outstanding success in the recently released May/June Cambridge IGCSE Examinations result. The College produced scholars with 82% A* – A Grades and 100% A* – C Grades in…

Chef Mpho Phalane shares her recipe for success

By Lutho Pasiya  If cooking was a game of chess, then chef Mpho Phalane is the grand mistress of the sixty-four squares. This is the story of a self-taught passionate cook who chased her dreams and made the right moves to…

Covid-19 pandemic’s online learning and working sees increase in ADHD symptoms

By Viwe Ndongeni-Ntlebi  Excessive screen time, either watching television or using devices including laptops, mobile phones and tablets, negatively affects concentration, memory and learning and contributes to problems with sleep, obesity, depression and anxiety – and aggravates the symptoms of Attention…

One of the Most Challenging and Inventive Figures in Contemporary African Art

Zimbabwe born artist Kudzanai Chiurai is a phenomenon. From large scale photos of fictional African dictators to experimental films and protest posters, rich oil paintings and minimal sculptures, his work is housed in the world’s top galleries and collections. Chiurai,…

Vivo Energy fuels expansion, operational excellence with transformative tech deployment

In the highly competitive oil and gas industry, gaining an accurate real-time view over the total performance of every aspect of the business can unlock significant competitive advantages and give organisations a welcome competitive edge over their peers. For one…

Online Service Made Benin the Fastest Place in the World to Start a Company

Benin set up a service early in the COVID-19 pandemic to allow people to register their business online, and now the West African country is the world’s fastest place to start a business, according to a U.N. agency. Sandra Idossou,…

A Hub to Grow East Africa’s Justice Innovators

Legal-tech startups in Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Ethiopia and Burundi have been invited to apply for the Justice Innovation Circles incubation programme. Run by HiiL, Justice Innovation Circles is an incubation programme curated for justice innovators who only have a minimal…

Met Gala: Ella Emhoff, Amanda Gorman And Lil Nas X Pay Tribute To ‘In America’ Theme (Photos)

TOPLINE For this year’s Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Benefit, better known as the Met Gala, attendees were instructed to wear red carpet outfits that fit in with the exhibit theme of “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion,” resulting in…

Bridging the gap between technology and the legacy education system

By William Mzimba The purpose of the existing education system is to meet the manpower needs of industry, thereby meeting the economic needs of society. However, if we continue to deliver education shaped by current industry needs, are we really…

How this Nigerian startup spun out of a Nigerian startup to boost informal merchants

BY TOM JACKSON The story formation of Nigerian startup Sabi, a B2B marketplace serving Africa’s informal sector, is not a common one, with the beginnings of the company traced back to another Nigerian startup – Rensource. Rensource, which launched in 2016…