Leaders

Ory Okolloh’s Fascinating Career from Activist Blogger to Manager at Google

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Ory Okolloh Mwangi might be one of the most well-known women on the internet, at least across Africa, gaining recognition for her creation of online platforms to monitor Kenyan politicians and map violence.

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David Adjaye unveils his latest work, the Princeton University Museum of Art

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In late 2020 David Adjaye unveiled the face of the future Museum of Art at Princeton University in New Jersey.

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Who are the three African champions highlighted in the BCG Tech Challengers report?

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3 African technology companies have been identified in the Boston Consulting Group’s Tech Challengers report: Jumia, M-Pesa, Takealot.

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Mashal Waqar: Beyond the Glass Ceiling

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Mashal Aqar is another female leader breaking the glass ceiling and showing the way for the next generation of female leaders.  In the last two decades, we have seen a dramatic and heartening increase in the number of women breaking through the corporate glass ceiling to take up top executive positions within many of the...

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Politics

African Nations Descend on Dubai’s Expo 2020

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Expo 2020 Dubai: every country on the African continent represented both individually and through a dedicated pavilion for the African Union.

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Controversy and Challenged for the African Development Bank

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In recent years, many African countries and organizations have worked hard to move away from the veil of corruption that has shrouded the continent for decades. Exploitative systems left in place by former colonial governments have often been marked by nepotism and misuse of power.  The most recent ‘scandal’ has just resulted in Dr Akinwumi...

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The Eco is set to replace old colonial currencies in several countries

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In the aftermath of World War 2, the French franc had been devalued so as to have a set exchange rate with the US dollar. This left France’s currency relatively weak, something that could affect France’s existing colonies in Africa and that could also affect imports to those colonies to France. A decision was taken...

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Nkwashi: An African educational hub of the future?

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As we move further into the 21st century, urban planners and developers customize many of their ideas to suit not only the changing needs of their demographic targets, but also the changing demands of society. One great example of this changing focus is Nkwashi, a satellite town being built 36 kilometers east of the City...

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Business

Demand for Internet Growing, but Infrastructure lags Behind

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the African continent needs an additional 700 data centers which will require collaboration between engineers, telecoms and organizations.

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Music Streaming Service Anghami gets listed and moves to the UAE

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Anghami is now the first Middle East Tech Company to be listed on NASDAQ, following its acquisition by a SPAC and pending relocation the United Arab Emirates.

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Pure Harvest Aims to Change the Face of Fresh Food

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Pure Harvest Smart Farms is looking to expand its operations into Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, using advanced technology to bring food security to the arid Middle Eastern climate.

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Fujin, John Dodelande’s real estate company involved in the development of the Georgian tourism sector

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If John Dodelande began his professional career with a passion for contemporary Chinese art, after having developed a leading agro-industrial activity in the Caucasus region (Georgia), he is today one of the pioneers of an ambitious real estate developments company called Fujin. Georgia is a country where European and Asiatics cultures meet, and have been...

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