Young talents showcase African art themes

The exhibition came out in the fusion of various art forms exhibited, including Rap, Acapella, Spoken Word, Fashion, Live band music, and dance. The latest edition of the Club Evoke Night sparked youth to think about weaving African culture in the modern lifestyle that is so influenced by western cultures. Dubbed ‘Evoke African Rebellion’, the event happening at The Square in Industrial area, Kampala on … Continue reading Young talents showcase African art themes

Football

Ethiopia held by Lesotho at home

Lesotho were too good for dominant Ethiopia in their FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 preliminary round qualifier first leg tie played in a packed Bahir Dar National Stadium as the Crocodiles hold the Waliyas to a goalless draw.  Ethiopia’s winless streak in the World Cup qualifier encounter soar to four games as Lesotho went back with a convincing result in what was Coach Thabo Senong’s first at the helm. The homers started on the right foot as … Continue reading Ethiopia held by Lesotho at home

Fashion

SA fashion designer Thebe Magugu wins LVMH Prize

Launched in November 2013, the LVMH Prize was created by the French luxury conglomerate to celebrate young fashion designers from around the world and help them propel their career. This year, the prize was awarded to a young South African designer from Johannesburg.  Thebe Magugu had had a busy year: after he won the 2019 International Fashion Showcase, he was announced as one of the … Continue reading SA fashion designer Thebe Magugu wins LVMH Prize

Business

MR EAZI’S TALENT INCUBATOR EMPAWA AFRICA LAUNCHES SECOND PHASE OF FUNDING AND MENTORING PROGRAM

Superstar Nigeria-born artist and music executive Mr Eazi is investing in the next generation of African talent through emPawa Africa, an incubator program for emerging artists. Following a successful launch earlier this year, emPawa Africa’s accelerator program reopens to entries on Friday, August 15. In this second phase of the program, 30 African artists will be selected to receive a non-repayable grant to fund their … Continue reading MR EAZI’S TALENT INCUBATOR EMPAWA AFRICA LAUNCHES SECOND PHASE OF FUNDING AND MENTORING PROGRAM

African Startups

10 more African countries are working towards local Startup Acts

Development of Startup Acts, entrepreneurship policies or policy visions are ongoing in at least 10 African countries as efforts continue to legislate to ensure the growth of startup ecosystems on the continent. he first specific startup law globally was passed in Italy in 2012, while Africa’s first Startup Act was passed by the Tunisian government last year. Both Senegal and Mali are also making progress towards passing startup-focused legislation. … Continue reading 10 more African countries are working towards local Startup Acts

German Development Minister Announces Launch of IT Program for Africa’s Youth

The initial phase of the SAP and BMZ project will focus on Morocco, Ethiopia, Egypt, Tunisia, and Nigeria.  Rabat – German software company SAP and German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) are launching a program create 450 jobs in the information technology (IT) sector and to increase employment opportunities in ten African countries.  The collaborative project was presented in Berlin on Friday, … Continue reading German Development Minister Announces Launch of IT Program for Africa’s Youth