Getting started in 2019
By Guardian Exclusive
07 January 2019 | 9:52 am
Looking to get started in 2019 and can't find the inspiration? Here are some of the three steps you can take to birth that idea.
23 Nov 2019
Model daughter-in-law Emma Sumalpong's story highlights depopulation and demographic shifts in rural South Korea.
9 Dec 2019
Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Obafemi Hamzat told CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole that the purpose of the Lagos Innovation Master Plan and the Lagos Solutions Hub launched at the Art of Technology in Lagos is to bring the state's tech ecosystem together and remove communication barriers between the tech industry and government.
14 Dec 2019
Lagos State has launched its innovation master plan as well at a solutions hub at the on-going Art of Technology. The State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu told CNBC Africa that Lagos wants to connect with its vibrant tech start-up industry and leverage tech to deliver good governance.
22 Dec 2019
Brazilian grandmother Helena Schargel launches a lingerie line for the elderly -- which she models herself -- to "make women visible".
31 Dec 2019
Just 357 days after construction of the Shanghai factory began, the first electric sedans were presented to buyers. The rapid roll-out is of interest in Germany, where Tesla's first European Gigafactory will be built.
1 Mar 2020
This year, three strong messages were conveyed at Paris fashion week: at Dior, Maria Grazia Chiuri once again flaunts her feminist credentials, Marine Serre embraces recycling, while Dawei advocates for courtesy and respect. The Chinese designer chose to self-quarantine, on the remote off chance he’s brought coronavirus back from Beijing.
12 May 2020
FCMB: Learning and Innovation
13 Jun 2020
The Swiss aviator and explorer Bertrand Piccard was the first person to fly around the world on a solar-powered plane. Speaking to FRANCE 24, he discussed the lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic, saying we need to save the planet, but "not in a naive way". The initiator and chairman of the Solar Impulse Foundation believes that protecting the environment is fully compatible with profitability. "The goal is to talk to... decision makers and show them that it is in their own interests to do much better and to be more ambitious in the energy policies and environmental targets," he explained.
17 Jul 2020
In 1995, Ghana announced that it would achieve a middle-income status similar to Singapore by 2020. Rwanda too, says it aspires to be as successful as the Asian country. Results between the two African countries differ.
18 Sep 2020
Nigeria’s Securities and Exchange Commission says it will regulate crypto-token investments when the character of the investments qualifies as a securities transaction. So what impact will this have on Nigeria's banking sector? Muyiwa Oni, Regional Head of Equity Research at Standard Bank Group joins CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole for this conversation and more.
3 Oct 2020
When Iranian fashion and underwear model Negzzia learnt that Iran's Revolutionary Guards were onto her for allegedly spreading anti-Islamic culture, she knew she had to get out. She travelled first to Turkey, then to France, where, for a time, she lived on the streets. We discuss her new book and her determination to speak out about the Iranian regime's deep fear of personal freedom.
19 Apr 2021
Imagine working for a company where you don't have to apply for holiday time or seek prior approval for expenses. Imagine giving feedback to your boss – in public! Imagine being trusted to make major decisions without clearance from line managers. The flipside? If you perform anything less than excellently, you lose your job. Freedom and "talent density" are the two key ingredients of Netflix's corporate culture. The formula has driven the company from a humble DVD rental service 20 years ago to one of the world’s most successful entertainment corporations.
9 mins ago
Guardian Nigeria's Political Editor, Muyiwa Adeyemi speaks to GuardianTV on the aftermath of the Ekiti 2022 guber election.
27 mins ago
Ivorian cashew processors face an uphill battle. Its bid to expand into processing faces competition from Asia. Also Mali's sanctioned but Senegal loses out. The economic interdependence between the nighbours has left Senegalese traders struggling to cope with the knock on effects of penalties imposed on Bamako. And Amidst Months of sometimes deadly protests against an army take over, young Sudanese have been finding respite from the in Khartoum's vibrant cultural scene.
35 mins ago
During Pride Month, the LGBTQ community marches to defend its rights around the world. Our reporters went to meet some members of its older generation in France and Spain. Older gay, lesbian and trangender people often feel invisible within their wider communities and the majority of them suffer from loneliness after family rifts and years of discrimination. But thanks to the work of younger activists and organisations, LGBTQ seniors are gradually emerging from the margins.
35 mins ago
German pharmaceutical company BioNTech has begun construction of an COVID-19 vaccine plant in Rwanda. When completed, it will be the first mRNA vaccine plant in Africa.
1 hour ago
Germany is looking to lower gas demand to ward off long-term shortages as Russia throttles the gas flow. Gas prices for consumers could rise even more as a consequence.
1 hour ago
A traditional mask was recently given by Belgium to DR Congo as part of efforts to advance the return of cultural artefacts taken during the colonial era. False claims have circulated online stating that the returned mask was not the original but a copy. We take a closer look in this edition of Truth or Fake.