• Iconic Afrobeats festival returns back home to Ghana

    Following the huge success of Afro Nation Portugal this July, the world’s biggest Afrobeats festival has announced the follow up event to 2019’s African debut in Ghana. Founded to unite the diaspora in a celebration of Black joy, Afro Nation Ghana comes home to a site of cultural significance. Taking place at Marine Drive,...

  • Afreximbank urges youth to take the lead in continental trade

    Pan-African multilateral finance institution, the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) is calling for an increase in intra-African trade and financing on the back of the continent’s youth and technology resources. Speaking during the 29th Annual Meetings of Afreximbank on June 15 in Cairo, Prof. Benedict Okechukwu Oramah, President and Chairman of...

  • Star-studded drama series set for release in 2023

    MultiChoice and Bomb Productions have announce that production on the much anticipated drama series, Shaka Ilembe, has commenced and is currently filming in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal. This production is believed to be providing jobs for over 8 000 people. Set in the 1700s, Shaka Ilembe tells the story of the making of the...

  • Nathi Mthethwa launches a museum to preserve Hip-Hop culture

    Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa, has launched the South African Hip-Hop Museum, with the intention to preserve the hip-hop culture. The museum was launched in partnership with the Ritual Media Group, Museum Africa and the Gauteng Department of Sport, Arts and Culture on Thursday at the Museum...

  • Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum prepares for the 4th Cohort of its Growth Accelerator

    The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) is hosting the fourth cohort of its flagship AWIEF Growth Accelerator, sponsored by Nedbank. Access to finance is the most cited challenge to the growth of women-owned businesses in Africa. Bankability and investment readiness are major impediments to attracting business finance. The...

  • New play with freeky deeky mambo jumbo voodoo hoodoo mystic vibes

    KWASHA! in collaboration with the Market Theatre Laboratory and the Windybrow Arts Centre will be bringing a new production called Peeling Shadows, devised and directed by the theatre company, to the Ramolao Makhene Theatre from 30 October to 8 November. Peeling Shadows is the latest theatrical experience from KWASHA! This...

  • First black female principal at top girls-only school

    Thembi Ndlovu was announced as the first black female principal at a top girls school in South Africa, Inanda Seminary. Exactly a year ago Ndlovu was excited to be announced as the principal of Inanda Seminary. “This is a new exciting and challenging task. Especially during Covid-19, as a leader...

  • AUDA-NEPA launches an academy for all Africa’s MSMEs

    The African Union Development Agency has announced the launch of the MSME Academy, in partnership with Ecobank Group. Spearheaded under the AUDA-NEPAD “100,000 MSMEs by 2021” (100K MSMEs) programme for Africa’s Micro Small and Medium Enterprises, the Academy provides easy access to practical training and resources on financing opportunities in...

  • ‘Too Black to Succeed’ – The FINSAC Experience

    Since its government accepted the recipe of global financial institutions and introduced liberal instruments in the management of its economy, Jamaica’s financial system was plunged into deep crisis. The two-decade-long economic nightmare blighted the economy and plunged the country into a vortex of decline with thousands of businesses closing their...

  • Launch of Africa’s first Sports, Media & Entertainment law practice

    African athletes, along with the continent’s entertainment, sports, advertising, and media industries are important to the regional and the global economy. In order to further support the rapidly growing sports & entertainment industry across Africa, Centurion Law Group is delighted to announce the launch of a new dedicated practice. Across...