How Africa is Preparing for the Future with STEM Education

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Development experts throughout the globe have grasped onto the acronym as shorthand for the education, training and workforce development policies that will yield the greatest dividends for any country, developed or emerging. For example, the United States spends approximately $500 billion on research and development per year, about 70% of […]

Why Arts & Culture is Key to Workforce Development

Storytelling. Musical concerts. Art museums. Traditional dance performances. Crafts markets. Workforce development. Which one of the above doesn’t fit?  According to a report recently published by the United Nations, they all fit together seamlessly; arts and culture is an unappreciated form of creating sustainable jobs in cities around the world, and especially in Africa.  UNESCO, […]

Top Classic African Style Icons

When it comes to the world of fashion, Africa’s famous people, spanning from presidents to musicians, have done well to show off the continent’s style to the world. Famous people from the continent have used fashion as a reaffirmation of African identity, and as a way for the continent’s identity to make its mark on […]

Kids Go Wild: Amazing, Family Friendly Safaris

Experience the thrills of the African bush with the entire family. Today, children are more and more able to get in on the action with many lodges and reserves welcoming children over the age of eight. Whether your family is looking to fully immerse in the culture and [become a Masai warrior – ] or […]

Top Budget-Friendly Tourist Spots

Tourism is one very lucrative business in the whole of Africa, only if it could be given more attention. Generally, people love to unwind and relax after several months, weeks or day of hard work. Means of relaxation should not be too expensive or hard to come by. There are many beautiful and inexpensive locations […]

Spicy, Medium, Mild: Top Foodie Destinations in Africa

African cuisine is as diverse and fascinating as the continent’s history, cultures, and traditions. With a fusion of tastes and flavours, as well as some of the unique foods in the world, the continent is an absolute foodie heaven. If you set foot in any of the following foodie destinations, don’t leave without treating yourself […]

Top Classic African Style Icons

When it comes to the world of fashion, Africa’s famous people, spanning from presidents to musicians, have done well to show off the continent’s style to the world. Famous people from the continent have used fashion as a reaffirmation of African identity, and as a way for the continent’s identity to make its mark on […]

Top Ways Governments And Companies Can Create Digital Economies

For the first time, new evidence from 25 countries shows how governments and companies can move away from cash, as McKinsey Global Institute reveals a potential $3.7 trillion GDP boost A new report from the United Nations-based Better Than Cash Alliance unveils ten tangible steps governments and companies can take to leave behind a cash-dominant […]

Remembering South Africa’s Struggle Heroines on Women’s Day

In the 1950s, two years after apartheid was instituted in South Africa, the system’s increasingly repressive policies began to pose a direct threat to all people of colour, resulting in mass action arising from the black population to defend their rights to life and freedom. On the 9th of August 1956, more than 20,000 women […]