#Finance and Innovation

  • Feature: Meet the Class of 2020: The Global Citizen Fellowship Powered by BeyGOOD Kicks Off Its Second Year

    Meet the Class of 2020: The Global Citizen Fellowship Powered by BeyGOOD Kicks Off Its Second Year

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 29, 2020

    The group of 10 young people has been selected from across South Africa. Read more

  • Feature: Some African Countries See Progress in Ending Extreme Poverty, But Many Face Massive Challenges Ahead: SDG Report 2020

    Some African Countries See Progress in Ending Extreme Poverty, But Many Face Massive Challenges Ahead: SDG Report 2020

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 17, 2020

    A new global report ranks 196 countries in their progress towards the Global Goals.. Read more

  • Article: These Ugandan Entrepreneurs Are Turning Plastic Waste Into Low-Cost COVID-19 Face Shields

    These Ugandan Entrepreneurs Are Turning Plastic Waste Into Low-Cost COVID-19 Face Shields

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 12, 2020

    They're selling them at low prices to NGOs, and donating them to public hospitals too. Read more

  • Article: In Ghana, Drones Are Turning Out to Be a Key Tool for Transporting COVID-19 Tests

    In Ghana, Drones Are Turning Out to Be a Key Tool for Transporting COVID-19 Tests

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 3, 2020

    Previously, it would have taken up to six hours to transport tests by road. Read more

  • Article: This Company Is Using Technology to Track COVID-19 in Ghana

    This Company Is Using Technology to Track COVID-19 in Ghana

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|May 11, 2020

    The platform collects health information and connects users to food banks and shelters. Read more

  • Article: This Supercomputer Could Help End the Locust Invasion Currently Destroying Parts of East Africa

    This Supercomputer Could Help End the Locust Invasion Currently Destroying Parts of East Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 19, 2020

    The supercomputer predicts weather conditions that create perfect breeding grounds for locusts. Read more

  • Article: These Are the 50 Most Powerful Women in Africa, According to Forbes

    These Are the 50 Most Powerful Women in Africa, According to Forbes

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 13, 2020

    It's the magazine's first ever pan-African list of powerful and influential women. Read more

  • Article: 4 Key Things Global Citizens Need to Know From President Ramaphosa's 3rd SONA Speech

    4 Key Things Global Citizens Need to Know From President Ramaphosa's 3rd SONA Speech

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Feb. 18, 2020

    The address took place days after the 30-year anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s release from jail. Read more