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Machines for Nairobi

The fittings manufacturer Blum and the state of Vorarlberg support the carpenter training in Nairobi, Kenya.

The current number

Above the clouds

More than 7.500 satellites fly over the earth, a few are also on the move on behalf of African countries.

editorial

perspectives

Issue 92 - Fall 2021
At the beginning of August, the Austrian Federal Chancellery launched a new award. The award is given to young African companies that, with their business model, contribute to the global goals for sustainable ...

Kofi Annan Award

African solutions

The Kofi Annan Award for Innovations in Africa is in the starting blocks - a new initiative with which the Federal Chancellery would like to intensify Austrian-African relations.

Flugverkehr

Africa on the radar

Many airlines are expanding their plans to include destinations in Africa - good news for Africa's troubled tourism industry.

Comment

Out of Africa

Issue 91 - summer 2021
Fortunately, today you no longer have to put Meryl Streep and Robert Redford under the Kenyan umbrella acacia or the Colombian Shakira Cameroonian verses ("Waka Waka") ...

The cake is big

Issue 91 - summer 2021
Martin Nielsen, founder and CEO of the Kenyan streaming service provider Mdundo, only fears one competitor.

Africa's music and film industry: Streaming Africa

Issue 91 - summer 2021
The African music and film industry is on the rise. Afrobeats stars create hits that the world will dance to, and Netflix is ​​knocking on film studios in Lagos and Cape Town. The increasing presence of international and African streaming service providers is opening up unprecedented revenue opportunities for the African art scene.

Raw Materials

Baobab: Africa's superfruit

Issue 91 - summer 2021
Africa's imposing baobab trees thrive in harsh conditions and can live for more than a thousand years. Its vitamin and fiber-rich fruits - in powder form - are being consumed more and more frequently in Europe and the USA. But baobab has not yet made its big market breakthrough.

Interview

If Oprah Winfrey pushes baobab, we're ready!

Issue 91 - summer 2021
Gus Le Breton, Chairman of the African Baobab Alliance, wants to help baobab products achieve a global breakthrough.