Charles Manga Fombad, University of Pretoria The issue of constitutional literacy has attracted very little attention in scholarship on constitutionalism in Africa. Constitutional literacy involves educating people about a country’s constitution. This gap isn’t surprising because most early constitutions were imposed by departing colonial powers. They were perceived as alien […]
The Joburg Film Festival is embarking on a province-wide skills transfer drive to open the film industry up for young and aspiring filmmakers.
Danny Chokoe shares and explains Sepedi idioms that continue to shape the way he views life.
Alcohol consumption is socially acceptable for individuals of legal drinking age. However, drinking during pregnancy is harmful and can lead to irreversible foetal cognitive and developmental issues. These are collectively known as foetal alcohol spectrum disorder. The disorder may include foetal alcohol syndrome – the most serious of these abnormalities […]
By Abdinor Dahir , Researcher at TRT World Research Center The destruction of telecom towers in Somalia, allegedly by Kenyan forces, will damage Somalia’s economy and could destabilise the entire Horn of Africa. Two weeks ago, I visited Mogadishu, Somalia’s capital. The first thing one might notice is the vast […]
By Dr Ernest Yeboah Acheampong African footballers – like other players from developing countries – invariably earn sums of money far greater than their contemporaries back home. On average, some African players in the elite leagues can earn between €15,000 and €100,000 or more as salaries. Those in leagues one, […]
South Africa is becoming a hackers’ paradise. It’s almost gotten to the point that not a day goes by without another government or commercial attack hitting the news headlines. As more and more people have the opportunity to access the internet, one could say that the local internet hemisphere is […]
By Jinghao Lu, Market Leader, Africa, Honeywell Many see African countries’ relationship with China as one solely between nation states. Chinese multi-billion-dollar financing to an African country often funds large deals, backed by the host country’s tax revenues. But such a focus overlooks the needs of the African private sector, […]
By Muhammadou M.O. Kah Professor of Information Technology and Computing at The American University of Nigeria. Africa’s demand for food is growing. Between 2010 and 2030, the total worth of its food industry is projected to hit the $1 trillion mark. While existing technologies like improved seeds and fertilizers will […]
Sandwich Baron CEO and founder Sally J’Arlette-Joy believes that women-led businesses are the key to alleviating South Africa’s growing unemployment rate. She says that female entrepreneurs will generate 90% of the 11 million new jobs projected for 2030 by the National Development Plan (NDP). J’Arlette-Joy’s sentiments come when Statistics South […]