Posts Tagged ‘South Africa’

World Cup Song for the Black Stars – Wiyaala

Wiyaala’s newest single, Go Go Black Stars…Goal! released on the Djimba World Record label, features tribal drums, stadium choruses, three Ghanaian languages as well as English. The song was inspired by SuperSport’s anchorman Yaw Ampofo Ankrah after he saw Wiyaala sing at a fashion show in Accra and suggested she write a song for the Black Stars. The singer, who is currently in South Africa recording the...

25 Apr 7:33 AM 0 Read More...

Forbes 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs In Africa 2014

The Forbes List: Meet the 30 prodigies transforming Africa. There has never been a more inspired generation of young Africans. These builders, innovators and risk takers are fervent in their resolve to transform the continent. They are solving critical socio-economic problems, exporting African culture to the world, creating job opportunities for Africans, re-telling Africa’s stories, and writing the future. ...

11 Feb 6:49 PM 0 Read More...

Lagos to Host 1st Angel Fair West Africa

Africa’s technology startup ecosystem is still nascent and peculiarly opaque, making it hard for serious players on both sides to find each other, reports TechCabal. In view of the above, a 2-days Angel Fair West Africa is been organized in Lagos, Nigeria from March 30 - 31, 2014. About 100 investors and entrepreneurs from within and outside Africa will come together to “do deals” in Lagos during the inaugur...

04 Feb 12:58 PM 0 Read More...

Ghana & BBC’s Komla Dumor Is Dead.

Information reaching www.macjordangh.com has it that, Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist Komla Afeke Dumor is dead. According to reports, the host of the  Focus on Africa show and one of the lead presenters for BBC World News’ European morning segment Komla Dumor died at his London home from a cardiac arrest on Saturday morning. Stay tuned for more details. ...

18 Jan 4:55 PM 0 Read More...

3 African Innovators Appointed To Microsoft’s 4Afrika Advisory Council

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="720"] The new 4Afrika Advisory Council led by His Excellency, Benjamin Mkapa of Tanzania.[/caption] Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday; October 9, 2013 unveiled the 4Afrika Advisory Council, an external board of advisers tasked with guiding strategic investments undertaken by the Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative across the continent and ensuring 4Afrika is closely aligned to broad A...

11 Oct 9:56 AM 0 Read More...
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