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Reloading The Continent
THE 100 th ISSUE And Celebrating Change
‘If You Want To Change The World…’
Quotable quotes from the 2021 FORBES WOMAN AFRICA Leading Women Summit
Rwanda Lays Ground For Space Technologies
SHO MADJOZI ON CULTURE IN NEW SONG
RUGBY WORLD CUP POSTPONED
Africa Growth Prospects: Poverty Remains Huge Concern
BILLIONAIRE PATRICE MOTSEPE NEW FOOTBALL CHIEF
SOUTH AFRICA DOCUMENTARY AT OSCARS
COVID-19 BURDEN FELT MORE BY WOMEN
Big Night For Africa
Moderna Vaccine Trial In Kids
The Conflict Between Virus And Vaccine • Understanding the new variants of the coronavirus and if and how the vaccines will catch up.
‘We Would Certainly Like To Vaccinate The Population As Fast As We Can’ • In an interview with FORBES AFRICA, Dr Anban Pillay, Deputy Director-General of Health for the National Department of Health in South Africa, expounds on the initial strategy for vaccine rollout and what we can expect now.
Fancy A Sea View For Your Zoom Meetings? • With the coronavirus checking in and work cultures shifting, a new type of migration has emerged – semigration. The argument: if you can work from anywhere, why live in the city?
100 INNOVATIONS, INVENTIONS AND ICONS FROM AFRICA • FROM HOLLYWOOD EXPORTS AND GRAMMY ARTISTS TO AWARD-WINNING IDEAS THAT CAN SAVE THE WORLD, AFRICA IS NOT ONLY DIVERSE IN ITS PEOPLE BUT ALSO ITS INDUSTRIES AND CREATIVITY. FOR FORBES AFRICA’S HUNDREDTH ISSUE (SINCE THE MAGAZINE’S INCEPTION IN 2011), WE DECIDED TO CURATE A LIST CELEBRATING THESE VERY IDEAS, INVENTIONS AND INFLUENTIAL ROLE MODELS THAT HAVE SPELT AFRICA’S GROWTH OVER THE LAST DECADE.
“THE INSIDE STORY”
DIVERSITY MATTERS BECAUSE DIVERSITY WINS
How To Become A CEO At 16 • After more than a decade of trying to persuade authorities of the value of teaching entrepreneurship in schools, Lydia Zingoni, founder of the Teen Entrepreneur concept, is starting to make some headway.
Survivors And Thrivers • Two African entrepreneurs in the United Kingdom. One tale of grit and gumption in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic.
A Higher Calling • Billionaire Beau Wrigley is building his cannabis company, Parallel, to be bigger than his family’s chewing gum business—and he’s not banking on getting consumers stoned.
Africa As A Massive Logistics Opportunity • Mohammed Akoojee, Group CEO of Imperial, is optimistic about continental growth and reflects on the challenges and opportunities in the logistics supply chain.
Down To The Elements • Are better batteries the answer to a fossil fuel-free world? Scientists are looking again at the minerals used to make lithium-ion batteries to address their sustainability and technology that can scale electrochemical energy storage going forward.
Designing A Circular Economy And A World Without Waste • As the climate crisis becomes the greatest challenge of our times, the world’s largest beverage company, The Coca-Cola Company, has taken the initiative to make all its packaging recyclable by 2025, and use 50% of recycled materials for its cans and bottles by 2030.
Replenishing Africa’s Water Systems And Transforming Lives • The Coca-Cola Company is working with its partners to bring improved access to water and changing the landscape of life for six million people in Africa.