This year Antjie Krog turns 70 and her passions and commitments, forged in the 1970s, show no waning. For decades she has represented the important role that a poet can play in public life in a fractured country.
Prospects for Africa’s internet economy and growing demand for top skills is seen supercharging the investment migration industry across Africa and is also fueling a new set of wealth hubs on the continent, according to a report.
‘From Cape to Cairo’ and Beyond: Netflix to Showcase African Talent as Part of African Month Celebrations
Netflix, the world’s leading streaming service is showcasing African talent and stories to its subscribers around the world through a collection dubbed ‘From Cape to Cairo’ which was launched on May 1 this week, as part of the Africa Month celebrations.
The achievements of Kibaki over those 50 years, his failures and frailties as a man, and the influence his ideologies and leadership had on Kenyans, will continue to be recast by historians. But for now, he traverses the land of no return, in his typical comical subterfuge.
The ownership of Twitter throws Elon Musk deep into conversations about the inordinate power of tech billionaires in the modern world, in manufacturing public consent.
Africa now accounts for 70% of the world’s 1 trillion dollar US dollars mobile money value. The value of Africa’s mobile money transactions edged up 39 per cent to 701.4 billion US dollars in 2021 –– its closest to the trillion-dollar mark –– up from 495 billion US dollars in 2020, highlighting the future of African banking is mobile.
Close to half of all countries in Africa have activated online processing of visas, with some countries opening access to more than 180 nationalities to lure more tourists from within and outside Africa. South Africa, the latest to offer digital travel documents, is also keen on attracting skilled migrants after tightening its immigration rules.