First African To Win Architecture Award

56-year-old Burkina Faso-born architect, Diébédo Francis Kéré, became the first African to win the prestigious…

HOW TO MAKE PLANTAIN CRUNCH

By AKACHI IKECHUKWU-NNAMANI PLANTAIN CRUNCH Plantain chips. Photo Elleyajoku INGREDIENTS Ripe plantain 1 ½ cup All-purpose…

More Americans Are Watching African Entertainment Than Ever Before

The Africa Channel (TAC), the longest-running independent, minority-owned media company focused on presenting pan-African content…

How Vending Machines Changed the Way Kenyans Do their Groceries

In recent years, vending machines have been popping up across Nairobi’s numerous informal settlements –…

Kenya-Based Team Wins Award For Developing Solution To Help Reduce Food Waste

IBM announces Mavuno Link, was selected as a Call for Code regional winner for innovation…

Wizkid Won AFRIMA Artist of the Year Award! See the 2021 Winners List

The 2021 Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) was held on Sunday 22nd of November, to recognize African music talents…

Nigeria’s Treepz closes $2.8m seed round, expands to Uganda with Ugabus acquisition

BY TOM JACKSON Nigerian shared mobility startup Treepz has closed out its seed round at US$2.8…

ACTIVE OWNERSHIP TO UNDERPIN SOUTH AFRICA’S TRANSITION TO NET ZERO

It is almost impossible, nowadays, for an asset manager to talk about capital allocation without touching on critical issues…

NNB Sends Postcards from the Kingdom of Dahomey

Based in Germany, but inspired by Benin, streetwear brand NNB (Noh Nee Benin) has launched…

A Transcultural Blend of Jazz, Soul and African Music

Togolese French singer Laura Prince’s début album Peace of Mine is a transcultural blend of…