Nigeria school collapse: Lagos building disaster leaves 10 dead – BBC News

Nigeria school collapse: Lagos building disaster leaves 10 dead – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDeaths confirmed in Lagos school collapse At least 10 people have died and many more are feared trapped after a building containing a school collapsed in the Nigerian city of Lagos. The school, which was on the top floor of the four-storey building in Ita Faji on […]

Africa e-commerce: Jumia files for IPO on New York Stock Exchange – Quartz

Africa e-commerce: Jumia files for IPO on New York Stock Exchange – Quartz

Reports of an initial public offering (IPO) by Jumia, the pan-African conglomerate of e-commerce businesses, have been finally confirmed but details of its financials do not paint a pretty picture. Jumia has filed to launch its IPO on the New York Stock Exchange, documents from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) show. The intended […]

Lessons for Africa from the epic Adwa victory – The Herald

Lessons for Africa from the epic Adwa victory – The Herald

The Herald Sifelani Tsiko Senior WriterThe recent 123rd commemoration of the Battle of Adwa, where the Ethiopian forces defeated an invading Italian force on March 1 1896 acts as an important contemporary reminder for us as Africans to wake up and celebrate the rich and diverse history of our continent and its people. For far […]

Africa 5s registration now open for South African teams – Alex News

Africa 5s registration now open for South African teams – Alex News

Samuel Eto’o welcoming Amanda Dlamini to the Africa 5’s Premier Social League as the first female ambassador. PHOTO: Supplied Following the successful launch of the 2019 Africa 5s Premier social football league, Castle Lager is on a path to continue encouraging consumers and their squad to come together and register for participation in the excitingly […]

Mansa Musa: The richest man who ever lived – BBC News

Mansa Musa: The richest man who ever lived – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mansa Musa travelled to Mecca with a caravan of 60,000 men and 12,000 slaves Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is the richest man in the world, according to the 2019 Forbes billionaires’ list released this week. With an estimated fortunate of $131bn (£99bn) he is the wealthiest man in modern […]

Forbes Woman Africa Awards celebrates achievements of African women – IOL

Forbes Woman Africa Awards celebrates achievements of African women – IOL

DURBAN – The Forbes Woman Africa Awards and inaugural gala dinner was held at Durban’s Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre.   The awards’ dinner followed a full day of panel discussions and talks by New Wealth Creators from across Africa at the fourth annual Forbes Woman Africa Leading Women Summit. The event was hosted by […]

Hymns for a Better Africa – SweetwaterNOW.com

Hymns for a Better Africa – SweetwaterNOW.com

Photo Credit: Sarah Wanyana. ROCK SPRINGS — The African Children’s Choir will be making an appearance in Rock Springs next week on March 13 at 7:00 p.m. at the Rock Springs Evangelical Free Church. A free concert featuring 17 children from the country of Uganda will delight the audience with African hymns. Behind the music […]

Uber rival, Taxify changes name to Bolt, adds scooters – Quartz

Uber rival, Taxify changes name to Bolt, adds scooters – Quartz

Taxify, the Estonian ride-hailing platform with  users mostly in Europe, Africa and western Asia is changing its name to Bolt. This name change comes as the company adds electric scooter sharing to diversify to become a broader transport logistics service beyond cars. “Given our ambition to solve transportation problems on an increasingly broader scale, we […]