Who are Western museums guarding African artefacts from?

From the very cultures that created them?

How Africa tweets: 10 surprising trends and insights

Twitter is driving real pan-Africanism - in absolute terms, Egypt actually tweeted more on #FeesMustFall than SA, and Biafra was big in Gabon.

Africa poised to be axis of Christianity

The church will see most of its future growth in the Global South, with Islam set to follow suit.

Kenya and its huge competitive advantage

It's well positioned to take up the jobs that will exist in the future

Kenyans let their fingers do the talking

They might quarrel among themselves, but nothing unites them like outside criticism.

Gold goes the way of oil – down, down down; commodity markets will sweat this year

Though gold is still South Africa’s top export, it has slipped from being the world’s biggest producer in 2006 and is now in sixth position.

The African women who tried for president – and how they fared

Africa loves its women candidates - only that it almost never votes them in, writes Christine Mungai.

Students give it their best, but in the end employers find they are still not good enough

South African law firms found some LLB graduates lacked numeracy and literacy skills

Africa’s unique triumphs in the Guinness Book of World Records

We all know that Africa is home to many of the world's biggest, fastest and deadliest. But here are 15 wonders - some you probably had no idea about.

Long and the short of it: How Africans have shrunk

A lot of things went wrong for Africa since the 1960s, but here's one you probably didn't know about: we got shorter.

TB Joshua’s church: Built, like others, on shifting sands

Scaffolding for hire is just a small sign of a large informal industry.

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JTI off to court for tobacco ban: Government not listening to industry or consumers

The tobacco ban places 109 000 jobs and 179 000 wholesalers and retailers at risk — including the livelihood of emerging farmers

Holistic Financial Planning for Professionals Webinar

Our lives are constantly in flux, so it makes sense that your financial planning must be reviewed frequently — preferably on an annual basis

Undeterred by Covid-19 pandemic, China and Africa hold hands, building a community of a shared future for mankind

It is clear that building a community with a shared future for all mankind has become a more pressing task than ever before

Wills, Estate Administration and Succession Planning Webinar

Capital Legacy has had no slowdown in lockdown regarding turnaround with clients, in storing or retrieving wills and in answering their questions

Call for Expression of Interest: Training supply and needs assessment to support the energy transition in South Africa

GIZ invites eligible and professional companies with local presence in South Africa to participate in this tender to support the energy transition

Obituary: Mohammed Tikly

His legacy will live on in the vision he shared for a brighter more socially just future, in which racism and discrimination are things of the past

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