Austin Madinga

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Deep VR captures African mass migrations in virtual reality film

The great wildebeest migration at the Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya is one of the most popular and largest movements in Africa. This mass …

Virtual Reality

Nairobi's 10 best independent cafes

Nairobi's cafe culture has taken off in a big way, with visitors now being able to pick from a plethora of trendy cafes, each home to bold decor and menus to match. Whether you’re craving a cappuccino or simply want to sit back and watch the world go by, here are Nairobi's 10 best independent cafes.<p>…

Café

10 Kenyan Photographers You Need To Be Following On Instagram (A list by @jaydabliu)

List-Worthy

Ethiopian Airlines and Aerosud Group to establish aerospace manufacturing industry in Ethiopia

The Joint Venture Aerospace Company will manufacture and supply various aircraft parts to Boeing, Airbus and other aerospace companies. The …

Airlines

The drunken bet that changed ‘party monster’ Brendan Rendall’s life forever

It was a drunken bet with friends that changed Brendan Rendall’s life forever.<p>At the time, the self-confessed ‘party monster’ was out of shape and …

Ultramarathons

Lake of Stars 15th Anniversary returns with new venue and dates

After a year’s break, Malawi’s biggest international arts event; the Lake of Stars Festival, is returning to the Central region for its 15...

Malawi

4 Psychological Obstacles That Hold Back Entrepreneurs, And How to Overcome Them

An accomplished and highly successful entrepreneur once told me that <i>“entrepreneurship is the best personal development program in the world.”</i><p>I agree. …

Business Strategy

11 Business Opportunities in Africa That Will Make More Millionaires in 2018

The term “millionaire” is taking on a new meaning in Africa.<p>It’s no longer just about the size of your bank account; any shady politician, corrupt …

Aliko Dangote

The ‘experience economy’ is making us boring

When the term ‘experience economy’ was coined in the nineties it was posited that the value in experiences lay in the memories created. Today, i t …

Economics

How to operate a profitable tech business in Africa

In 2012, I started following tech news in the eco-system, just as companies like Konga and IrokoTV raised big cheques. I became very curious about …

Profit

Wacy Zacarias, a Mozambican entrepreneur on a mission to put African textiles on the global map

‘Believe In Our Own Entrepreneurs’

Telecom magnate Strive Masiyiwa, who chairs the Econet Group, is on the 2018 FORBES list of African billionaires as Zimbabwe’s first billionaire. …

Emotional intelligence: What it is and why you need it

When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform …

Emotional Intelligence

Neither borders nor boundaries stop this executive from Senegal

Talking business with Anta Babacar Ngom, CEO of Senegal’s largest poultry company.

Chickens

Range Rover's $295K Coupe SUV Proves No Niche Is Too Small

Ask the oracles about the future of the auto industry and you'll hear a lot of murmuring about an all-electric future featuring shared autonomous …

36 Hours in Johannesburg

In South African parlance, things happen at two speeds: “Just now” — which could be anywhere from 10 minutes to two weeks to who knows when — or “now-now,” which means, well, <i>now</i>. Judging by the pace at which Johannesburg is evolving these days, you need to get there now-now. The City of Gold …

South Africa

3 Ways Boredom Can Unlock Your Creativity

Creativity

African Parks named by Fast Company as one of ten most innovative companies in Africa

Fast Company has announced its annual ranking of the world’s Most Innovative Companies, naming African Parks as one of the 10 Most Innovative …

Sunset in the sky: An Interview with Lawi

<b>BB: For all the people that are new to your music, Who is Lawi? What message does he hope to carry through his music?</b><p><b>Lawi: Lawi is a son to many</b> …

Malawi’s Wildlife Crime Justice Programme produces record results

Malawi's Wildlife Crime Justice Programme produces record results Posted on: Friday, February 16, 2018<p>Malawi is currently at the forefront of …

Malawi's Lodges: Awards & Developments

Malawi's Lodges: Awards & Developments Posted on: Monday, February 19, 2018<p><b>2018 promises to be a fantastic year for Malawi! The country’s amazing</b> …

The playboy who got away with $242m – using ‘black magic’ - BBC News

Photo: Miami Herald<p>One day in August 1995 a man called Foutanga Babani Sissoko walked into the head office of the Dubai Islamic Bank and asked for a loan to buy a car. The manager agreed, and Sissoko invited him home for dinner. It was the prelude, writes the BBC's Brigitte Scheffer, to one of the …

West Africa

Chronicles of Sam Mpasu

JUBILANT —Mpasu with Gwanda Chakuamba<p><b>Former Member of Parliament and Speaker of the National Assembly, Sam Mpasu, was found dead Thursday morning at</b> …

Small business can’t afford to stay small in disruptive business evolution…

<b>Large global organisations</b> have been born from Africa; Shoprite, MTN, PSG to name a few. It’s almost impossible to comprehend that all these highly …

New camp to open in Liwonde National Park, Malawi

Nigeria’s new World Cup soccer kit is a global hit – Quartz

Five months before the 2018 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Russia, Nigeria’s national soccer team, the Super Eagles, is winning fans globally not for their skills, but for their kits.<p>On Wednesday (Feb. 7), at an event in London, sportswear giant Nike, returning as Nigeria’s kit sponsor for the first …

Africa

SD Wedding - country style

Today I packed my bags & headed north with my little brother for a road-trip to South Dakota to attend a good ol' country wedding. Unfortunately …

Conservationists move 500 elephants to Malawi wildlife reserve to save them from poachers

One of the largest elephant translocations in history was completed this week in Malawi, bringing more than 500 of the species into a wildlife reserve.<p>The elephants were moved from Liwonde National Park and Majete Wildlife Reserve in Malawi, and were released in Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve over two …

Wildlife

Mario Rigby Just Completed Two Year Walk From Cape Town To Cairo

Over the last two years, Toronto, Canada-based personal trainer Mario Rigby has traveled throughout the continent of Africa, and he did it all by …