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South Africa

Inspiration Film

Difficult Role: Naomie Harris as Winnie Mandela

South Africa. Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, the long-awaited new film on Nelson Mandela, starring Idris Elba and Naomie Harris is due to open in theatres in South Africa on Nov 28. The biopic has stirred controversy with its depiction of Winnie Mandela, the first wife of Mandela, who has divided public opinion in South Africa for years. more

Perspectives Entrepreneurship

Celebrating Youth Entrepreneurs

South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda. The Anzisha Prize is an award for African entrepreneurs aged 15-22 who have developed innovative businesses and made a positive impact on their communities. Nearly 400 candidates from 32 African countries competed for 12 places in the finals. The three winners came from Uganda and Tanzania. Find out which ideas won over the jury. more

Inspiration Fashion

From Headwear Experiment To Concept Fashion

South Africa. Gareth Cowden from Johannesburg got bored with his professional outlook as a stylist. On a trip to Gabon he got inspired by the patterns and colours of the local wax print fabrics. Back home, he started to design his first caps. His brand is called Babatunde, meaning "the father returns", and was hip from scratch. You see the caps and hats, and the whole range of accessories from iPad sleeves to clutches all over. Even Solange Knowles and Damon Albarn wear a Babatunde cap. more

Perspectives Marketing

Market Yourself

Menno is a Southafrican engineer and entrepreneur. With his blog he likes to share his professional as well as human experience to help young entrepreneurs to market their business and themselves online. more

Inspiration Music

Africa Unsigned: Creatively Hunting Talent

Ghana, Netherlands. There is definitely no shortage of musical talent in Africa, but many aspiring artists find it difficult to gain a foothold in the music industry either on the continent or internationally. Africa Unsigned is a creative agency that promotes emerging musical talent throughout the continent. more

Inspiration Music

Sound To Go

Mozambique. For African musicians it is often hard to get their work recorded and distributed. Wired for Sound, a mobile recording studio, seeks to change that. Currently they are working on a pilot project in Northern Mozambique. The next phase of the project will include trips to other countries in different parts of Africa. The proceeds will be fed back to community radio to support local music programs. more