Education

SOUTH AFRICAN UNIVERSITIES ARE INNOVATING WITH IOT

The urgency to upskill budding entrepreneurs, businesses and youth to accommodate the wave of change brought about by Industry 4.0 is continuously accelerating in Africa. With innovation comes the need for economies to adapt and embrace the disruption. Through programmes such as SqwidNet’s IoT SA University Challenge, this is already happening. At the core of any thriving society lies the power, will and ambition to innovate … Continue reading SOUTH AFRICAN UNIVERSITIES ARE INNOVATING WITH IOT

Business

India, Zambia sign 6 pacts; strengthen cooperation in defence, mineral resources

India and Zambia signed six agreements in key sectors such as mineral resources and defence after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Zambian President Edgar Chagwa Lungu held wide-ranging talks to strengthen ties. The two leaders also deliberated upon enhancing trade and investment, as well as deepening development cooperation. ‘Reliable partner’ Prime Minister Modi, at a joint press statement with President Lungu, said as a reliable … Continue reading India, Zambia sign 6 pacts; strengthen cooperation in defence, mineral resources

Business

Ikea launches new Africa-inspired collection with Cairo-based brand Reform Studio

Ikea has launched a new collection in partnership with Cairo-based lifestyle brand Reform Studio. The Swedish furniture giant’s Overallt collection takes inspiration from the African contemporary design scene, also working alongside South-African brand Design Indaba. Eco-friendly brand Reform Studio, founded by Hend Riad and Mariam Hazem, aims to promote sustainability culture. For the Ikea collection, items have been designed to reflect Egyptian-African lifestyles and the … Continue reading Ikea launches new Africa-inspired collection with Cairo-based brand Reform Studio

Culture

Namibia Students Cultural Exchange coming in September

Namibia Students Cultural Exchange is an initiative that aims to unite students from different higher education institutions in Namibia and worldwide to promote culture and entrepreneurship. The event is scheduled to take place from 12 to 15 September at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek. Organiser and founder Sandro Ithana believes it is important for Namibians to come together and be open to different cultures. … Continue reading Namibia Students Cultural Exchange coming in September

Cuisine

FRENCH: Riz au poisson blanc – Thieboudieune bou wekh

Thiéboudieune bou wékh (nouvelle version) Je vous propose aujourd’hui la recette détaillée du riz au poisson blanc. C’est une nouvelle version que je vous propose avec des crevettes. L’ancienne version tout aussi “saf” (goûteuse) est accessible ici.Le thiéb bou dieune bou wékh est un plat traditionnel sénégalais fait à base de poisson et de riz. Le Sénégal est connu pour son hospitalité et son fameux plat … Continue reading FRENCH: Riz au poisson blanc – Thieboudieune bou wekh

Art

5 Africans making amazing works of art from trash

Africa is the second most populated continent in the world. As such, it is only logical that the volumes of trash produced on the daily are high; organic and inorganic, biodegradable and non-biodegradable. As the levels of waste increase, it becomes important to devise effective ways and methods of getting rid of them or repurposing them. Flooding and some other forms of disasters reported in … Continue reading 5 Africans making amazing works of art from trash