Angolan brothers transform science research
19 October 2023 | 10:50 am
One works for NASA and the other has won the "Space for Youth" award. Brothers Marco Romero and Marco Paulo are creating projects that change lives in Angola.
2 Feb 2019
Neighborhood Goods Inc. Chief Executive Officer Matt Alexander discusses the department store's business model with Bloomberg's Emma Chandra on "Bloomberg Technology."
30 Jul 2019
Lagos to transform the state into Africa's sports hub
8 Jun 2020
The coronavirus outbreak has revealed cracks in the China-Africa dynamic. Gone are the days of Chinese big loans and major borrowing. Beijing's relationship with its African partners is changing, experts say.
7 Nov 2020
The "Taxi Universitario" was created by the taxi drivers' association of Angola. Drivers take students to campus and bring them back home for a fixed montly fee. If there is demand, the association plans to implement it in other cities.
1 Jul 2021
There is a housing crisis taking place across many parts of Africa. A joint venture involving CDC Group – the UK government’s development finance institution – and the European building materials multinational LafargeHolcim, is 3D-printing houses and schools in a fraction of the time it would normally take.
26 Jul 2021
An Algerian woman uses upcycled coffee capsules that she collects from cafes to create her jewellery. She also distributes coffee grounds to farmers for compost.
13 Aug 2021
25-year-old Octávio Simão has always been passionate about animals. But he never imagined raising rabbits would provide the income supporting his family today. Simão became a consultant and hopes to inspire other young people to start rabbit breeding projects.
31 Aug 2021
In the north of Kuwait, a 2-square-kilometre (0.7-square-mile) dump has become known as the place where tyres go to die, with some 40 million of them piling up. Now the oil-rich Gulf country has plans to transform the “tyre graveyard” into a site for residential properties.
6 Sep 2021
The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has said at least 12 people have died after a river was contaminated with toxic waste from an Angolan diamond mine.
16 Sep 2021
US startup Bond Pet Foods is hoping to remake the pet food industry by growing nutritional chow in a lab. Most pet food includes animal protein, which requires the slaughter of animals and is ultimately a source of planet-warming gases. Rich Kelleman's Colorado-based enterprise, however, is aiming to sidestep both pitfalls by making those same proteins in a biotech process.
16 Oct 2021
From an image of Hulk who suddenly leaps over your head to a painting that changes its colours, one Berlin street art exhibition offers visitors a chance to experience paintings in 3D. Called "Game Over", the exhibition inspired by video games is housed in a former casino stretching over 2,000 square metres (21,500 square feet) which is due to be torn down.
3 hours ago
The Group CEO of Metro Capital Advisory, Farouk Saleh says sustainable infrastructure Development needs to be anchored on healthcare, education, and other key services sector that add value. Speaking with CNBC Africa, he notes driving investments into the establishment of a 1,500 medical bed city in Abuja, Nigeria is a focal point in Nigeria’s health services trajectory.
3 hours ago
The Co-founder and Chairman of Waltersmith Petroman Oil Limited, Abdulrazaq Isa says the future of Nigeria’s oil and gas is value addition. In a chat with CNBC Africa, he notes expansion of the capacity of modular refineries, fertilizer production and increased gas-to power projects are vital to harness the prospects ahead.
3 hours ago
The Group President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina says Africa with about 6.2 trillion dollars worth of natural resources, 65 per cent of the world’s uncultivated arable land, and a vibrant youth population has no excuse to be poor. He reiterates the continent must look inward urgently to solve its many challenges and prompts citizens to hold governments accountable for poverty
1 day ago
Gabriella Bankova went on a hunger strike in the Bulgarian capital to be able to officially change her gender. Activists say the country is lagging when it comes to LGBTQ+ rights.
1 day ago
Users are spending more time online. Among children, social media consumption has skyrocketed compared to pre-pandemic levels. In the US, tech giants are on trial for endangering minors with addictive platforms.
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