Wema Sepetu keeps her spot in the limelight

Wema Sepetu, Tanzanian actress and beauty contestant, was crowned Miss Tanzania in 2006. Since then, she has undergone a transformation before our eyes and maintained her relevance in the showbiz industry. Be it through social media, her love affair with the celebrated Tanzanian artiste Diamond Platnumz or even for the...

Hold on oil squeezes economy in Uganda

Waste management firm EnviroServ runs a disciplined operation in Nyamasonga village, Bugahya county in Hoima district. At the entrance gate, The G4S security guard reminds visitors to wash their hands and drive slowly once they enter. Inside, men in blue overalls and reflector jackets with helmets make quick steps around...

Zanzibar women mean business

Once a destitute housewife with no steady source of income, everything changed for Faida Mohammed Shaib in 2016. The up-and-coming entrepreneur is today an economically empowered lady, traversing the East African region and minting money from her agricultural produce processing business. "I have no problem with the market. I sell...

Springboks mull 2023 move to Six Nations

Rumours are swirling of South Africa's ambitions to play in an expanded Six Nations tournament after the 2023 World Cup, despite their existing commitment to Sanzaar until 2025 – but perhaps the Springboks can have the best of both worlds. South Africa is uniquely placed as a southern hemisphere superpower...