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Three students creating opportunities for farmers in rural areas

17th June 2019 BY checkoutafrica

Ndahiro, Daniela Uwase and Kellyson Siamunjo,Three students from  African Leadership University. Through their passion for agriculture, they came up with a social enterprise known as ‘Agriculture Growth Network’. It helps small and medium scale farmers increase their productivity and quality, and connects them to profitable and potential markets.  The three students recently participated in the Hult Prize, an annual competition…

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CheckOutAfrica Selects: 5 Songs You Should Be Listening to This Week

14th June 2019 BY Meli

We’re back with our weekly round up of songs you should be playing this week. Make sure you #CheckOutAfricaSelects for a chance to be featured: Yemi Alade ‘Bounce’ Juls x Tiggs Da Author x Santi ‘Maayaa’ Olamide ‘Oil & Gas’ Walshy Fire, Mr Eazi & Kranium ‘Call Me’ Sampa The Great ‘Final Form’

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Kaleidoscope beauty: A fashion enterprise for societal change

10th June 2019 BY Bobby

Showcasing Africa through statement Jewelry Crowned Miss Scuba Kenya, Umutoni Thuku-Benzinge is a young east African visionary on a mission. She aims to create and sustain social impact in sub-Saharan Africa through her enterprise Kaleidoscope Beauty (KB). Supporting her along the way is her little sister, Teta Thuku-Benzinge, who acts as company director. Kaleidoscope Beauty is a brand showcasing the…

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CheckOutAfrica Selects: 5 Songs You Should Be Listening to This Week

30th May 2019 BY Meli

By now you know the drill, here’s another roundup of top 5 songs by African artists that you should be blaring out of your speakers this week featuring Mr Eazi, Kwesta, DJ Maphorisa and Praiz. As always, If you want to be featured in our roundup, tag us in your favourite track and #CheckOutAfricaSelects for a chance to be included.…

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Bookbeak, the digital library for African stories

28th May 2019 BY Bobby

What is BookBeak? BookBeak is the first app-based platform that aggregates African short stories from published and unpublished writers and then serves those African stories to our subscriber base. The app aims to connect African writers across the continent, giving them a space for expression, whilst providing sustenance. Africans rely on mobile platforms to perform most of their technological requirements.…

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