Posts Tagged ‘South Africa’

Featured: Why Black South Africans are attacking foreign Africans but not foreign Whites

The attacks on migrant shop owners in Durban this week reminds us the position of foreigner in South Africa is a complex one. After decades of isolation from the rest of the African continent, and the world, during apartheid, South Africa finally opened up to the rest of world in 1994. Under apartheid, South Africa’s immigration mirrored the narrow mindedness and prejudice of the National Party. Several l...

16 Apr 3:00 PM 6 Read More...

Al Jazeera’s Innovate Africa Features Ghana’s Game Startup – Leti Arts

In this week’s episode of Al Jazeera’s Innovate Africa, presenter Ndoni Khanyile visits Accra to interview Leti Arts’ Eyram Tawia, who is developing an African superhero gaming universe. “The gaming industry in the US is bigger than the movie and the music industry combined,” says Eyram. “The whole focus of the company is to fill in a vacuum in Africa, to pioneer the gaming industry in Africa.” ...

23 Dec 11:33 AM 5 Read More...

Ankara Press – Redefining African Romance Through Novels

Ankara Press is a new imprint bringing African romance fiction into the bedrooms, offices and hearts of women the world over. Their mission is to publish a new kind of romance, in which the thrill of fantasy is alive but realised in a healthier and more grounded way. Their stories feature young, self-assured and independent women who work, play and, of course, fall madly in love in vibrant African cities from ...

22 Dec 12:58 PM 2 Read More...

Tigo Offers Music Streaming Service To Mobile Subscribers

Telecommunications and media company, Millicom is set to launch its Tigo Music brand in Africa by the last quarter of this year, starting with Ghana. The Tigo Music service, which will be part of its customer’s pre-paid data plans will offer unlimited music streaming with instant access to a library of more than 30 million songs. Originally launched in 2013, Tigo music is already quite popular in Latin Am...

29 Sep 4:40 PM 1 Read More...

Maker Faire Africa 2014: JOHANNESBURG | DECEMBER 3-6TH

This year, Maker Faire Africa 2014 will bring together inventors, hackers, makers, entrepreneurs & creative tinkerers from across South Africa, during a 4-Day Festival of Making that spills into the streets of Johannesburg’s emerging ‘Maker Precincts’ -- Maboneng & Tshimologong. The goal is to celebrate the relentless ingenuity of South Africa as part of Africa’s Maker Movement. Attendees t...

11 Sep 7:44 AM 0 Read More...
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