An initiative to identify the good men of Africa who play a role in business and their community was launched in Johannesburg. These men will use this platform to share ideas and brainstorm how they can combat challenges.
As download speeds in South Africa increase, and as technology becomes more widely available, more and more people – youngsters in particular – are turning to vlogging as a way of expressing their opinions and commenting on their world. You can watch anything from makeup tips to cat videos.
Bloggers in the West African country of Ivory Coast are using a "soap bucket challenge" on social media to raise awareness about the deadly Ebola virus, and educate the people on how to avoid infection.
Preconceptions were blown out the water when a group of reporters landed in Johannesburg on their first visit to South Africa. The city – and indeed the country – was not what they had expected. And in turn, they intend on informing their readers back home about their positive experiences.
A group of foreign bloggers, visiting South Africa to find out more about the country's innovation and technology sector, were given a special insight into Africa as the cradle of human evolution with physical theatre presented by the Palaeontological Scientific Trust.