Category: Inspiration

Taida Mapara

Youngest medical student in Africa’s heart set on cardiology

Zimbabwean student Taida Mapara enrolled at the University of Malawi College of Medicine at the tender age of 14 but, due to COVID-19, she had to delay her studies until February 2021. She recently turned…

How Andrew Chikomba went from small ICT consultant to big tech entrepreneur

Meet Bulawayo's fast rising businessman and recipient of the Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award (2019).

Another First as MSU Wins in Jordan

Competing against teams from over 50 countries, the MSU Generations for Peace Club emerged as winners in the sustainability category at the Generations for Peace Samsung Advanced Training Awards Certification ceremony held in Amman, Jordan,…

#MeetTheStudents(Video): Tinashe Sibanda-African Leadership University

Meet the host of the African Leadership University’s first student-run talk show, “The Hot Seat with Tinashe.”- Tinashe Sibanda. For Tinashe, every new challenge is an opportunity. He is currently interning with Omidyar Network in…

Namibian learner invents SIM-free mobile phone, which doesn’t use airtime

Source: This Is Africa A Namibian Grade 12 learner Simon Petrus is making waves after he invented a mobile phone, with no sim-card, which uses radio signals and doesn’t require airtime to make calls. According…


FOR INSPIRATION, meet Jacob Manyang, a South Sudanese student who is changing lives back home despite growing up in a war zone.