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The Continent’s Talent Pipeline
Lessons From India’s Covid Carnage And Need For Preemptive Action
On Afrobeats, Davido And Beer
A Trip To The Moon Next Year?
South Africa Takes Home Gold
An Oscar Too For Uganda?
Burna Boy Goes Gold
THE BILLION-DOLLAR WEALTH TAX RAISE
NO MORE CAPTIVE LIONS
What Travel Freedom Looks Like In The Pandemic World
KIM KARDASHIAN WEST IN BILLION-DOLLAR CLUB
END OF LATEST EBOLA OUTBREAK IN THE DRC
WIPHOLD’S LOUISA MOJELA ON TURNING OBSTACLES INTO OPPORTUNITIES
DAVIDO’S FALL RISES TO BEST
FIT-FOR-FUTURE HEALTHCARE IN AFRICA • Celebrating its two-year anniversary, the Lusaka-based Medland Hospital continues to deliver affordable, accessible and patient-centred healthcare throughout the pandemic.
‘A Risky Time For Gender Parity’ • Namibia is now the most gender-equal country in Africa and sixth in the world, but there are mixed views on the reality in the southern African country.
A Story Of Reconciliation, Healing And Hope • HOW DO YOU FORGIVE A MAN WHO HAS KILLED ALL YOUR LOVED ONES? RWANDA’S RECONCILIATION EFFORTS HAVE SEEN SURVIVORS AND PERPETRATORS OF THE 1994 GENOCIDE AGAINST THE TUTSI LIVING NEXT TO EACH OTHER, HEALING AND TRANSFORMING. FORBES AFRICA TRAVELS TO BUGESERA TO CAPTURE ONE SUCH MOVING TALE.
CLASS OF 2021 Change-Makers In A Historic Year • MEMBERS OF THIS YEAR’S LIST OF UNDER 30s HAVE ONE THING IN COMMON: A NEW COVID-INDUCED AGENDA FOR SOCIAL CHANGE. SO WHAT WOULD A HISTORIC PANDEMIC YEAR THROW UP? GROUND-BREAKING ENTREPRENEURS AND THINKERS. OUR 2021 CLASS OF UNDER 30s ARE JUST THAT: INFLUENTIAL CREATIVES, IMAGINATIVE BUSINESS OWNERS, INNOVATIVE TECHIES AND GIFTED SPORTS STARS. CELEBRATING SEVEN YEARS OF THE FORBES AFRICA 30 UNDER 30 LIST, THESE ACHIEVERS PROVE THAT NOW MORE THAN EVER, THEY ARE CRUCIAL TO THE AFRICAN GROWTH STORY.
LEARNING IN A PANDEMIC. LEARNING FOR SUCCESS.
Small Ball Biotech • Most drug-development outfits spend years chasing the elusive billion-dollar blockbuster. ABCELLERA BIOLOGICS concentrates on base hits — a focus that has made founder Carl Hansen an overnight Covid multibillionaire.
PPS RESILIENCE PRODUCES SOUND PERFORMANCE IN UNPRECEDENTED YEAR
DRIVING FEMINIST DATA FOR CHANGE • East African techpreneur Neema Iyer works at the intersection of data, design and digital to eventually enable products, policies and programs that take into account the needs of African women.
Palate Pleaser • There is a spot of Thailand in a bustling Johannesburg suburb, and its owner, Chef Micky, is giving private dining a whole new meaning.
Creating A Renewable And Sustainable Lifestyle The Novarick Way
Oil Vulture • Even if demand never recovers from Covid-19, billionaire John Goff sees the pandemic as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to invest in distressed frackers willing to follow Big Tobacco’s declining-business playbook.
The Other ‘C’That Has Dominated News From Last Year • In the midst of the pandemic, cryptocurrencies also made surging headlines, with news about it changing faster than you could say Bitcoin, Ether and Dogecoin.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN BUYING BITCOIN, BUT DO NOT KNOW HOW TO DO IT SAFELY, HERE IS A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE ON HOW YOU MAY GO ABOUT IT.
Why NFTs Are Having An Arty Moment • ART’S VALUABLE DIGITAL FUTURE, A RECENT BOOM IN NFT SALES AND BLOCKCHAIN WITH AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN...