Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Powering Africa’s future

By Alpha Condé - When G20 leaders meet later this year in Hamburg, investment in Africa’s future will be high on their agenda. German...

Africa: Beyond the megacity

By Finbarr Toesland - Africa’s cities are undergoing unprecedented change. From the rapid influx of Africans into bustling urban centres to the new cities that...

CNN – WHY THE NEXT POPE SHOULD BE AFRICAN

by Stan Chu Ilo (CNN) -- Cardinal John Onaiyekan of Abuja, Nigeria, was asked last week at the celebration of Black History Month in Toronto if he...

EDUCATION IN 50 YEARS: SHRINKING CLASSROOMS AND DISAPPEARING TEACHERS

By Iweka Kingsley A futurist’s perspective on education in 50 years  In the wake of 2015, seven inland schools in Gauteng, South Africa, walked into the...

A South African tax budget for renewal and growth

"This is a budget that plants a seed for renewal and growth" said the South African Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, in his Budget...

Why Africa is bigger than you think – Richard Branson

By Richard Branson @richardbranson As the COP 21 negotiations to secure a lasting global deal to tackle climate change continue, I have been thinking about a...

Africa needs more young women in Tech

As women, we're no strangers to the stereotypes that surround our often more detailed approach to getting tasks done. Too pedantic. Too fussy. We've...

Nigeria’s new generation of Filmmakers

Transcending stereotypical themes that fuse traditional voodoo, magic, witchcraft, urban romance and predictable storylines worsened by poor audio and video quality, a new generation...