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

Fashion

H&M launching very first African designer collaboration with South African label Mantsho

H&M has revealed their very first collaboration with an African label, South Africa’s Mantsho, celebrating “the elegance and vibrancy of Africa” and allowing them to“explore a vibrant world of bold prints, creative cuts and confident styles.” The collection, which will launch online on August 15th and in selected stores in the UK, will feature “flowy, easy fitting cuts, frills and gathers” in a range of colour palettes from blues, … Continue reading H&M launching very first African designer collaboration with South African label Mantsho

Startup

Lira changes the game with the first African Barbie doll

South African musician and businesswoman Lerato “Lira” Molapo has coined the term “African Barbie” by becoming the first African to have a Barbie doll made in her image. Barbies 60th campaign includes Lira “Barbie has been celebrating female role models and inspiring girls since 1959. But she isn’t done yet. There are glass ceilings left to be shattered. Barbie believes this generation of young women … Continue reading Lira changes the game with the first African Barbie doll

Fashion

Miss South Africa 2019: Everything you need to know

Miss South Africa will crown a new queen on Women’s Day 9 August at Time Square in Pretoria, make sure you stay up to speed on what is going down. On 9 August a new Miss South Africa will be crowned at Time Square Arena in Gauteng carrying on a tradition that dates back to 1943. This week saw the unveiling of the crown and … Continue reading Miss South Africa 2019: Everything you need to know

Comedy

Carl Joshua takes one-man show to SA

COMEDIAN Carl Joshua Ncube will be taking his one-man show to South Africa this weekend where he is billed to crack ribs at the ongoing One Night Stands Comedy Festival.  The festival, which began last week, will see Carl performing at Auto and General Theatre (AGT) in Sandton, Johannesburg on Friday. Carl is the only Zimbabwean on the line-up which has South Africans Robby Collins, … Continue reading Carl Joshua takes one-man show to SA

Football

Malajila Pens Deal With New Club Ahead Of Chiefs Clash

Cuthbert Malajila has signed with a new club with a view of getting his career back on track this season, after parting ways with Mamelodi Sundowns.  Following his exit from Sundowns on expiry of his contract at the end of last season, Malajila surfaced at Black Leopards, where he spent over a week training. It has been confirmed to the Siya crew by the player’s … Continue reading Malajila Pens Deal With New Club Ahead Of Chiefs Clash

African-Inspired: Joburg’s menu takeover

 Urban Moyo KZN cocktail 3 Reactions Johannesburg has seen a rise of traditional African foods in fine dining restaurants and trendy bistros. From a humble side of pap to a rich sheep’s head, traditional local ingredients are taking over the menu in 2019. From South African chakalaka to North African dukkah and chermoula, Joburg restaurants are drawing on flavour profiles from across the continent. South African … Continue reading African-Inspired: Joburg’s menu takeover