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How Eliud Kipchoge smashed the marathon world record

by Ben Church, CNN Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge set an astonishing new marathon world record on Sunday, running two hours, one minute and 39 seconds in...

Sketch to Fame: a call for Aspiring African Fashion Designers

Are you are an aspiring fashion designer? Can you create amazing fashion sketches? The Sketch to Fame competition is for you! Organized by GTBank, the Sketch to...

“Everything Ghanaian is beautiful but…” – Osisiye Tafa writes on his experience at the...

We were at the Folkspace of the National Art Theatre, Accra, for a film show that was part of the Chale Wote Street Art...

Adong Judith becomes first Ugandan to receive the Prince Claus Award

Adong Judith from Gulu in Uganda, is a playwright, film and theatre-maker whose work raises public debate on contentious issues to provoke positive change. She...

Announcing the 2018 Prince Claus Laureates

The Prince Claus Awards honour visionary individuals and organisations for their excellent, ground-breaking work in fields of culture and development. HRH Prince Constantijn will...

Yoco, South African based POS payments provider, raises $16M in Series B funding

Yoco, the South African-based Point of Sale payments provider, has raised a Series B round of US$16M led by Partech, a Venture Capital firm...

Winners of the 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year competition announced

The winners of the 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year competition were announced this morning with Samuel and Motlapele Molefi, founders and owners of Modi...

Tizeti, Nigerian ISP Starup, raises $3 Million Series A Funding

Nigerian ISP start-up Tizeti and its consumer facing brand, Wifi.com.ng has closed a Series A round of $3M, led by 4DX Ventures with participation...

Namibian Farmers Shoes have become a Hipster Must-Have in the World’s Fashion Capitals

By Lynsey Chutel Red suede veldskoene go with everything, rather surprisingly. They can be worn with flowing floral dresses, purple winter stockings, and tailored trousers and jeans—the skinnier...

Could the future of food in the world depend on what Africa does with...

Addressing a standing room only crowd of global agriculture experts at the FAO headquarters in Rome, 2017 World Food Prize Laureate and President of...