The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) represents a unique opportunity for African economies to achieve integrated and sustainable growth. This has the potential to reduce the high joblessness rate that has recently skyrocketed due to the detrimental effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. The chronic youth unemployment on the continent currently sits at 20.8%, and in South Africa particularly, the rate is 63.30%. It is a ticking time bomb.ByLebo Letsoalo
Shortly after being crowned Miss Universe in late 2019, South Africa's Zozibini Tunzi stated that there is a relentless need to "take up space". She added that, "Nothing is as important as taking up space in society."ByMonde Twala
In the creative industry, storytelling is a key method of giving meaningful perspective on the lives and experiences of those who tell them. Africa is rich with history, diversity and culture - and is an important point for stories that need to be told.ByEmily Stander
The regulatory net is closing on Kenya's fintech industry. Fintech is one of the least regulated segments of the country's financial services sector, but the industry's unregulated days are numbered...