Greenpeace tours Africa in a bid to save the Congo Basin rainforest

A colossal 40 million people in the Democratic Republic of Congo depend on the Congo Basin Forest for their livelihoods. At 500 million acres, the forest is the world’s second-largest tropical forest and teeming with life. But as government thought turns to lifting the ban on new logging permits, the expansion of industrial logging posesContinue reading “Greenpeace tours Africa in a bid to save the Congo Basin rainforest”

TRUE LOVES: IAM magazine’s first art festival (get yourself down to Douala)

Eleven artists, six fashion designers and twenty art experts are coming to Douala for a new festival. Intense Art Magazine (IAM for short) is hosting a week-long series of events on Cameroonian art and fashion called IAM ART & FASHION. [responsive id=’4441′ name=’2015/09/Banner-site-gris-final.jpg’] The publication is an ‘artistic platform that celebrates women in the fieldsContinue reading “TRUE LOVES: IAM magazine’s first art festival (get yourself down to Douala)”

Acha Leke: on a mission to develop more African leaders

The TRUE Africa 100 is our list of innovators, opinion-formers, game-changers, pioneers, dreamers and mavericks who we feel are shaping the Africa of today and tomorrow. We’re featuring them over 100 days and we’ve asked them all three questions. Acha Leke is a Senior Partner at McKinsey & Co Africa. He also has a PhDContinue reading “Acha Leke: on a mission to develop more African leaders”

Mamadou Touré: the young leader who wants us to take the continent to the next level #FABA

The TRUE Africa 100 is our list of innovators, opinion-formers, game-changers, pioneers, dreamers and mavericks who we feel are shaping the Africa of today and tomorrow. We’re featuring them over 100 days and we’ve asked each of them three questions. Cameroonian Mamadou Touré is behind Africa 2.0 Foundation, a ‘D-ink Tank’ as he puts it,Continue reading “Mamadou Touré: the young leader who wants us to take the continent to the next level #FABA”