Rugby Oct 29, 2019

Cape Town to host 2022 Rugby World Cup Sevens

Cape Town has been awarded the 2022 Rugby World Cup Sevens, the first time the tournament will be staged in Africa. Cape Town Stadium, the 55,000-seat venue built for the 2010 soccer World Cup, will host the three-day event. It's the same stadium which has hosted ...

World / Science & Health Oct 29, 2019

Modern humanity's 'ancestral homeland' found in Botswana

Modern humans emerged 200,000 years ago in a region of northern Botswana, scientists claimed Monday, in what appeared to be the most precise location of mankind's "ancestral homeland" yet discovered. While it has long been known that anatomically modern humans — Homo sapiens — originated ...

Young entrepreneurs with a mission bank on 'Greta' effect

Business Oct 24, 2019

Young entrepreneurs with a mission bank on 'Greta' effect

As the brains behind a hydroponics farming system in rural Kenya, 17-year-old Jefferson Kang'acha struggled to get noticed but he now expects the youth climate movement led by Greta Thunberg to bolster other young people on a mission. Kang'acha, a computer technology student, decided to ...

Singer Misia explores the language of music

Music Oct 16, 2019

Singer Misia explores the language of music

by Mami Maruko

Singer Misia possesses an astonishing vocal range of five octaves but equally impressive is her humanitarian work abroad. The artist, who asks to go by her stage name, has been working tirelessly on a wide range of humanitarian causes on the African continent since the ...