HISTORY: Ntsiki Biko, Widow Of South African Political Detainee Steve Biko

Ntsiki Biko, widow of South African political detainee Steve Biko, who died while in police custody on 12 September 1977, defiantly gives the Black Power salute with their children Samora (left) aged two, and Nkosinathi aged six, in front of their home at King William’s Town, South Africa, shortly after hearing of his death. ‘Steve may […]

Sharron McPherson: The cofoundHER Interview

Former Investment Banker and Wall Street Attorney turned serial Social Impact Entrepreneur, Sharron McPherson’s entrepreneurial journey goes back to the mid ’90s when she started ISES, a successful non-profit organisation in New York City that helped local women from disadvantaged backgrounds start and run successful community based businesses. Her next company, the Women’s Enterprise Development […]

Janine Roberts: The cofoundHER Interview

After nine years in a nursing career, Janine Roberts got interested in the packaging industry and chose to take her interest further by getting a diploma in packaging technology. This led her to work with Fair Packers, an outsource food packing company, in 2009, where she was the Managing Director. Janine’s entrepreneurship journey really began in 2010 […]

2-year-old South African boy shows off unbelievable DJ skills (WATCH)

by Chinwe Okafor While surfing through the internet, we stumbled upon the video of a 2-year old South African kid showing off DJing skills on Facebook. For a toddler, it was unbelievably impressive. Watch: Unbelievable: 2 year old South African boy with unbelievably amazing DJ skills! #Music Posted by ID Africa on Tuesday, April 14, […]

London Stock Exchange (LSE) to foster dual listings with West African regional exchange

by Rachel Ogbu New reports claim the London Stock Exchange (LSE) is hoping to encourage more dual listings with the West African regional exchange. Already the LSE has partnership agreements with exchanges in Morocco, Mozambique, Kenya, South Africa, Ghana and Nigeria and Ibukun Adebayo, co-head of emerging markets at the LSE Group has said that the LSE wants to attract […]

Pharrell Williams to “Save The World” with new Woolworths South Africa collabo #pharrellwithwoolies

by Rachel Ogbu Music star Pharrell Williams has a new collaboration in the works, this time he would be joining forces with Woolworths SA.  According to Independent Media, Pharrell will soon be the new style director of Woolworths with a main focus on environmental and educational activism. “We’re on a mission to change the world,” Pharrell says in a video posted today. […]

SA Trevor Noah takes over the US Daily Show but he’s now like marmite- some hate him, some love him (READ THE DEBATE)

by Rachel Ogbu Trevor Noah,  South African political satirist, writer, producer, DJ, television host, actor, media critic, and comedian was recently announced as the new host of the Daily Show made popular by Jon Stewart on  Comedy Central. The 31-year old South African has received mixed reactions to his new gig. On one side, people like […]

African Man gets world’s first successful penis transplant

by Rachel Ogbu The first man on the planet to get a successful penis transplant is said to have accepted the new organ as his own and living m in South Africa where the operation was conducted. The medical breakthrough comes in on the same level as when Christiaan Barnard performed the world’s first heart transplant at Groote Schuur […]

2015 Africa’s Young Entrepreneurs Empowerment Nigeria (AYEEN) to fund Nigerian Entrepreneurs with N150m

by Rachel Ogbu Are you a young entrepreneur? Do you require smart business skills training? Does your business require funds? Do you lack capital to start your business? Africa’s Young Entrepreneurs is back in Nigeria, bringing you AYEEN 2015, Africa’s young entrepreneurs empowerment Nigeria. Last year hundreds of entrepreneurs were funded & empowered This year do not be […]