East Africa Fintech Summit – CIO East Africa

East Africa Fintech Summit – CIO East Africa

Following the successful 2018 edition of the East Africa Fintech Summit, this year’s event is expected to be even bigger. FinTech is an industry that continues to be on the forefront of innovation. Technology that would take decades to design, test and implement by large financial institutions, are going from beta to real-world applications in […]

Maimane is ‘racist’ and the DA hates African women, says Bathabile Dlamini – Citizen

Maimane is ‘racist’ and the DA hates African women, says Bathabile Dlamini – Citizen

In a column in City Press, minister for women in the presidency, Bathabile Dlamini, accuses the Democratic Alliance (DA) of “blatant disregard for democratic constitutionalism” and attempting to “undermine African leadership”. In the opinion piece, the minister confronts the Constitutional Court judgement against her in last September, which found that she was “reckless and grossly […]

Chimamaka emerges first runner-up at Miss Africa pageant – Vanguard

Chimamaka emerges first runner-up at Miss Africa pageant – Vanguard

BY ROTIMI AGBANA 18-year old undergraduate of University of Nigeria, Chimamaka Nnaemeka, who hails from Idemili South, Anambra State, has emerged first runner-up at the just concluded Miss Africa pageant held at the Calabar International Convention Center, Cross River State. Chimamaka beat twenty three other contestants to emerge first runner-up at the pageant which was […]

South Africa investigates racist classroom photo, teacher suspended – africanews

South Africa investigates racist classroom photo, teacher suspended – africanews

Authorities in South Africa are investigating circumstance sunder which a primary school teacher took a photograph which appeared to show black children sitting separately from white children in a classroom, sparking a storm of racism accusations. The pupils were attending their first day at the Schweizer-Reneke school in North West province when the teacher took […]

South Africa collapses to 262, Pakistan 17-2 in 3rd test – The News Tribune

South Africa collapses to 262, Pakistan 17-2 in 3rd test – The News Tribune

South Africa lost seven wickets for 33 runs in a collapse and Pakistan’s batsmen also struggled as the ball swung and seamed late on the first day of the final test at the Wanderers on Friday. South Africa was 154-2 and 229-3 before Pakistan’s quick bowlers carved through the middle and lower order in the […]

Africa's drone mapping experts – BBC News

Africa's drone mapping experts – BBC News

Only a small percentage of the African continent is mapped in any detail. This has huge consequences for disaster relief and also for urban planning, as people pour into cities at an unprecedented rate. In Zanzibar, East Africa, the World Bank is funding a new mapping initiative which is becoming a model for how other […]

The African comic hoping to take on Disney – BBC News

The African comic hoping to take on Disney – BBC News

Fed up of non-Africans telling African stories, three friends from Nigeria and Uganda have decided to create their own anthology. Showcasing artists and writers from across Africa, they hope it will bring African comics to the mainstream. They explain why it’s so important for Africans to share their own stories with the rest of the […]