Flying Doctors Nigeria
For Ola Orekunrin, the dream to start Flying Doctors was conceived when she was in medical school. Her sister was in need of an urgent medical attention which she never came. Today, Flying Doctors is breaking new grounds in Nigeria. Watch the video to learn more.
Next generation of African health leaders - Kenya
DR Maxwell Okoth is one of the next generation of African health leaders from Kenya. The CEO and founder of Ruai Family Hospital speaks about his passion for the medical enterprise.
Agriculture feeding Africa’s economic transformation
Rural areas are poised to be a significant economic driver in developing countries. According to the latest 2017 State of Food and Agriculture report by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the key to achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development are transforming rural communities and promoting agriculture.
Top investment opportunities in Nigeria
The past year has been one of economic progress for Nigeria, with Africa’s largest economy managing to crawl back into growth territory in the second quarter of 2017. The Nigerian government has realised that they need to make the country as attractive and lucrative as possible for offshore investors to bring their capital, skills and…
Cassava is positively impacting Mozambican smallholder farmers
Judging by its brown bottle packaging, Mozambique’s Impala beer looks just like any other beer on the market. Not until you have smelt it, will you realise it has an unmistakably mysterious taste to it. Although it is brewed like a typical beer, Impala is made from cassava, a root vegetable that grows in tropical…
Powering Zambia’s first robotics team
Sela Kasepa attended her first semester at Harvard University in August last year. Just months prior, the 21-year-old was mulling over her education, uncertain of her future plans. That changed after watching a CNN insert featuring the first Pan African Robotics competition founded by Dr. Sidy Ndao. Kasepa was captivated.
How About Now?: Nigeria's solo debut at the Venice Biennale
What can we learn from the past, how do we find meaning in the present, and what awaits us in the future? These three questions provide the bedrock of the first ever Nigerian exhibition at the Venice Biennale, otherwise known as “The Olympics of Art”. Since 1895 the world’s oldest cultural biennale has risen to…
Why sustainability makes good business sense
You’ve likely heard of business “going green.” From installing solar panels on rooftops, utilising recycling bins, and switching off lights after hours, there are a number of ways both employers and employees can adjust their behaviour to operate in an environmentally responsible way. But that’s just one part of building a sustainable business. Along with…
Transport infrastructure driving boost in Africa’s cross border trade
Africa could soon be the largest free-trade area in the world. This is if the African Union’s Continental Free Trade Area (CTFA) stays on track to be operational by the end of this year