KiViWoSHeG – the Kibera Visionary Women Self Help Group

Meet an extraordinary woman with an extraordinary spirit and determination to change the world around her - Millicent Auma Otieno, born in Kisumu and now living in Nairobi, tells you here about her life and vision. She is founder of the Kibera Visionary Women Self Help Group: I am a single parent with one daughter and…

African subcultures – Being different through music, clothes and values

The following is a repost and adaption from Smart Monkey TV Issue No.6 / October 2012   Smart Monkey says: Looking below the surface, Africa has some interesting subcultures that define themselves through either clothes or music. I was having breakfast in Cape Town with Vincent Maher, Motribe (a company that build communities with its…

e-Learning Africa 2012 was held in Cotonou, Benin

Some of you might recall that last year, we reported about the conference eLearning Africa when it was held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. This year, the annual event took place in francophone Cotonou, Benin in West Africa. The Berlin-based organizing company ICWE GmbH again did an outstanding performance making this unique happening a great success, so we can’t…

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Skate Soccer: the next Paralympic Sport?

Press Release Inspiring Ghanaian polio survivors pioneer extreme sports combination of skating and soccer / Award-winning South African filmmakers crowd-source funding via Kickstarter for the documentary Skate soccer wasn’t featured at the 2012 Paralympics, but a new documentary aims to raise the profile of the bruising new sport. Rollaball will tell the story of The Rolling…