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4 days ago | September 13, 2019

Kariba fishing tourney: It’s that time again

Kariba is a place of mystery and endless breathtaking phenomena.

Mobile enabled solar power irrigation in Kenya

Kenya relies largely on expensive food important to feed its population. To become sustainable, the productivity of ...

Apple bets on cameras, battery life to sell latest iPhones

Apple unveiled new iPhones with camera enhancements and improved battery life, making incremental tweaks to lure buyers ...

‘Comfort cooling’ no longer a luxury

As the world rapidly warms and urbanises, air conditioning is becoming essential for public health and economic ...

2 weeks ago | September 6, 2019

GE maize may offset climate change effects

MANHATTAN, KANSAS, US. — Count Kansas State University agricultural economist Jesse Tack is among those who recognise ...

Have we hit peak Supercar?

In a sea of electric concepts and far-off prototypes, a shift in tone may indicate the supers have jumped the shark.

Undiscovered Beitbridge: Sentinel Game Reserve

I hoisted myself into the 4x4 Land Rover as we prepared to embark on a rough and tumble adventure in the untamed, ...

Africa’s future: Innovation rather than industrialisation

Africa has taken three significant steps in recent months on its journey to a stronger economic future.

How digital technologies can help farmers in Africa

Digitisation could change the game for agriculture in Africa. That’s a key message in a report recently released by an ...

3 weeks ago | August 30, 2019

Professional dress code for men

Chipo Sabeta If you pay the  slightest attention to what people wear in the office, you should have surely noticed over ...

Using digital tech to improve sustainable growth goal

The United Nation’s SDGs present an array of complex social, engineering, medical, scientific and managerial challenges ...

What holds back half of world’s population from using internet?

Over half of the world’s population — an estimated 4,3 billion people — now use the Internet, and 90 percent of all ...

Ultimate fun: Family recreational sports centre

Sports are competitive, but some sports also have an informal, “fun” version.

Formula 1 season restarts

The Formula 1 season restarts at one of its most iconic circuits this week, with the Belgian GP the first of nine races ...

. . . top 10 health benefits of karting

Go-karting doesn’t need any prior experience, but it is just as challenging as learning a new sport.

1 month ago | August 16, 2019

Why are there so many music films?

This year will be remembered for the UK leaving the EU (maybe), England winning a Cricket World Cup (finally), and the ...

US, China in ‘painful’ trade war

HP-laptop maker Inventec said it will shift production of notebooks for the US market out of China within months, adding ...

Festival that ‘united African diaspora’

Last week saw 20 000 people of African descent gather on the beaches of Portimao, Portugal.

Mafuwe dance fest comes to town

Hosting 25 international artistes, 35 local artistes, 13 dance performances and 7 shows in 3 days, MAFUWE International ...

Mobile phones replace bank accounts in Africa

It doesn’t look like the hub of an online bank. But that’s what the yellow and blue metal kiosk becomes when Albert ...