Ending child-marriages and investing in Africa’s future -Theresa Kachindamoto

"Educate a girl and you educate the whole area... You educate the world", a direct quote from Theresa Kachindamoto. Theresa is chief of Dedza district (Malawi). During her 15 year reign as chief, she is responsible for terminating over 2600 child-marriages in Malawi. Child-marriage has been a major concern in this small landlocked country. How…

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10 World Class Football Stadiums In Africa

Here is a list of the ten finest football stadiums built in Africa (according to Africa.com), taking into account the capacity, attractiveness, comfort, and ability to host the world’s greatest sporting events. Soccer City Stadium (South Africa) Located in Johannesburg, South Africa, Soccer City Stadium is currently the largest stadium in Africa with a capacity of 94,700 seats.…

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South Africa: Tshwane to become the car-manufacturing capital of Africa

South Africa's capital, City of Tshwane, is set to become the automotive capital of Africa with the development of Rosslyn Hub, a R50 billion Auto City project. The Automotive Industry Development Centre (AIDC) has launched the first phase of a R50 billion mega-development which will see Rosslyn, north east of Pretoria, become the new automotive manufacturing capital…

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FNB launches South Africa’s first biometric mini-ATM

FNB has become the first bank in South Africa to introduce a mini-ATM that uses biometrics as a means of validation for consumers. The ATM functions as a self-service kiosk from which customers can conduct transactional banking such as withdrawals, transfers and payments, view statements, purchase airtime and electricity and perform card cancellations. The device…

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Next Einstein Forum Launches “Scientific African” to help Boost Research From Africa

"Next Einstein Forum Launches Scientific African, an Open Access Multi-disciplinary Journal to Boost the Global Reach of Research From Africa." African scientists have long struggled to get their researches acknowledged and recognized on the continent and globally. To get more work of African scientists seen on a global platform, the Next Einstein Forum (NEF), an…

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2018 Africa Investment Index : Morocco new investment capital of Africa

According to the 2018 Africa Investment Index (AII) compiled by Quantum Global Research Lab, Morocco is the top investment destination in Africa. Thanks to its “receptive business environment” and “low risk profile”, Morocco was able to secure the first position as the top investment destination on the continent. ‘‘Morocco has been consistent in attracting an…

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