TROPICS BUSINESS SUMMIT launches TROPICS STARTUPS CHALLENGE, a Small Business Hackathon

The TROPICS BUSINESS SUMMIT is proud to announce the launch of its very first cohort of the TROPICS STARTUPS CHALLENGE, a jointly...

Le TROPICS BUSINESS SUMMIT et ses partenaires lancent le TROPICS STARTUPS CHALLENGE

Le sommet d’affaires TROPICS BUSINESS SUMMIT en collaboration avec ses partenaires MELANIN KAPITAL, DIRA PARTNERS, REDA CAPITAL et OPEN CONSULTING lancent le...

La JEUNE CHAMBRE DU CONGO-KINSHASA AU QUÉBEC, partenaire de la 4ème édition du sommet d’investissement TROPICS BUSINESS SUMMIT

Dans la perspective du prochain sommet d’investissement TROPICS BUSINESS SUMMIT, qui aura lieu en livestream du 14 au 17 Octobre 2020 et...

La 4eme édition du TROPICS BUSINESS SUMMIT se tiendra par vidéo conférence du 14–17 Octobre 2020

TROPICS MEDIA (Johannesburg, South Africa) — Chez TROPICS BUSINESS SUMMIT, des mesures de précaution visant à limiter la propagation du virus Covid-19 ont...

Technology

WHO Africa hosts hackathons, offers seed funds to fight COVID-19

The World Health Organization in Africa is holding virtual hackathons and offering up to $20,000 in seed-funds...
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100+ Fun Things to Do at Home Right Now, From Virtual Tours to Animals Cams and More

It’s safe to say things are understandably weird right now. As the world reacts to the COVID-19 pandemic, people across the planet are staying home, quarantining, and practicing social distancing as an effort to slow — and hopefully stop — the spread of coronavirus.

WHO Africa hosts hackathons, offers seed funds to fight COVID-19

The World Health Organization in Africa is holding virtual hackathons and offering up to $20,000 in seed-funds to finalists with digital solutions...

African genomics startup 54gene raises $15M led by Adjuvant Capital

'It doesn't matter what size they are; when they come to us, they're all broke'

5 Ways to Keep Your Business Going in Hard Times

TROPICS BUSINESS - For small business owners who are seeing their sales and profits plummeting, the future might look bleak. What can you do to survive through stormy economic times?

#AfricanDOers

Meet the #AfricanDOers 2020 marking TROPICS Magazine’s 10th Anniversary

Initially launched by TROPICS MAGAZINE throughout the Africa Month back in May 2016, the « African DOers » annual power list features sons and daughters of the African continent from all walks of life.

TROPICS BUSINESS SUMMIT launches TROPICS STARTUPS CHALLENGE, a Small Business Hackathon

The TROPICS BUSINESS SUMMIT is proud to announce the launch of its very first cohort of the TROPICS STARTUPS CHALLENGE, a jointly...

Le TROPICS BUSINESS SUMMIT et ses partenaires lancent le TROPICS STARTUPS CHALLENGE

Le sommet d’affaires TROPICS BUSINESS SUMMIT en collaboration avec ses partenaires MELANIN KAPITAL, DIRA PARTNERS, REDA CAPITAL et OPEN CONSULTING lancent le...

#AfricanDOers: Catherine Lesetedi, CEO of Botswana Life Insurance Limited

TROPICS MAGAZINE - Catherine Lesetedi is the Chief Executive Officer of Botswana Life Insurance Limited, the largest and oldest life insurance company in Botswana with a market share of more than 80% and more than 200, 000 individual clients and over 250,000 active individual life policies.

#AfricanDOers : TROPICS Magazine Reveals Africa’s Top 500 Most Influential People (1-50)

Initially launched by TROPICS MAGAZINE throughout the Africa Month back in May 2016, the « African DOers » annual power list features sons and daughters of the African continent from all walks of life.

Culture

A Descendant of Madam C.J. Walker Speaks on the ‘Self Made’ Controversy

When I first learned that Netflix was turning On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker by A’Lelia Bundles into a four-part series, I was thrilled.

Exclusive Interview: Blair Underwood On Netflix’s Self Made, Broadway’s A Soldier’s Play & Krush Groove 35 Years Later

Now playing on Netflix is the four-part limited series, ‘Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker’ starring Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer stars as the trailblazing African American haircare entrepreneur who was America’s first female self-made millionaire.

French court releases Malian singer despite backing extradition

A Paris appeals court on Wednesday granted Malian musician Rokia Traore conditional release despite ruling she could be extradited to Belgium over a child custody dispute — a decision her lawyer vowed to contest.

Tupac’s ‘Dear Mama,’: A Backstory About His Mother’s Activism, Mass Incarceration, and Bail

It’s not really Mother’s Day until I find myself ugly-crying and reciting the lyrics to Tupac’s anthem “Dear Mama.”
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Business

TROPICS MAGAZINE Announces 4th annual TROPICS BUSINESS SUMMIT as a Virtual Experience on October 14–17, 2020

TROPICS MEDIA (Johannesburg, June 22, 2020) — In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic and the forced cancellation of mass gatherings the TROPICS...

Vénicia Guinot (CEO, Tropics Ventures Group) et Alain Yav (CEO de Pygma Communication) invités au webinaire CONGO NA PARIS

TROPICS MEDIA - Paris, 2 Juin 2020 - Vénicia Guinot, CEO/Fondatrice du groupe sud-africain TROPICS VENTURES GROUP aura le plaisir d'intervenir auprès...

Vénicia Guinot (CEO, Tropics Ventures Group) invitée de l’Afterwork #19 organisé par l’ADRNS et le réseau African Valley

TROPICS MEDIA - Paris, 11 Mai 2020 - Vénicia Guinot, CEO/Fondatrice du groupe sud-africain TROPICS VENTURES GROUP aura le plaisir d'intervenir auprès de ses confrères lors du 19e Afterwork
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Lifestyle

Tribute to Ernest Collins, the « Cosmopolitan Photographer »

Ernest Collins, fashion photographer and hair and makeup artist, has died at 67

Cappuccino cheesecake

TROPICS FOOD - A brilliant twist on the classic baked cheesecake, made with cream cheese laced with coffee on a base of chocolate digestives.

Homemade tiramisu cupcakes

TROPICS FOOD - A wonderfully light sponge filled with caramel and delicious coffee syrup, topped off with sweet mascarpone cream.

Chilli con carne

TROPICS FOOD - This rich, beefy chilli will make a delicious family meal. It goes well with cooked brown rice or toasted flatbread, but is hearty enough on its own.

Homemade iced coffee

TROPICS FOOD - Inspired by the coffee culture in Australia and New Zealand, our love of all things coffee has exploded here in Britain. Try starting the day with a refreshing iced coffee instead of your normal brew.

Chocolate and coffee cream pots

TROPICS FOOD - Deliciously rich chocolate and coffee pots that make for the perfect afternoon treat.

Tropics Campaigns

Radio: Interview #AfricaCovid19Voices de Vénicia Guinot (Tropics Magazine) & Régina Oumy SAMBOU (AfriCulturelle) sur Africa Radio

AFRICA RADIO - Avec Vénicia Guinot éditrice en chef de Tropics Magazine en Afrique du Sud et Régina Oumy SAMBOU éditrice en chef d'AfriCulturelle magazine au Sénégal.

#AfricaCovid19Voices: Entretien avec Alioune Gueye (Président de LAFRIQUEQUIOSE & NGE Impact )

Dans le souci d’informer et de sensibiliser les populations afro-caribéennes face à cette situation préoccupante, le réseau ARCID (African Research Center for Innovation and Development) au Maroc lance en partenariat avec les rédactions de TROPICS MAGAZINE en Afrique du Sud et AfriCulturelle au Sénégal la série d’interviews intitulée #AfricaCovid19Voices pour sensibiliser au mieux les lecteurs et le public en général, et dans le but de briser le silence et rendre la parole au monde socio-économique panafricain en cette période cruciale.

#AfricaCovid19Voices: Entretien avec Dr Massamba Gueye (Manager & Fondateur de « Kër Leyti », la Maison de l’Oralité et du Patrimoine du Sénégal)

Dans le souci d’informer et de sensibiliser les populations afro-caribéennes face à cette situation préoccupante, le réseau ARCID (African Research Center for Innovation and Development) au Maroc lance en partenariat avec les rédactions de TROPICS MAGAZINE en Afrique du Sud et AfriCulturelle au Sénégal la série d’interviews intitulée #AfricaCovid19Voices pour sensibiliser au mieux les lecteurs et le public en général, et dans le but de briser le silence et rendre la parole au monde socio-économique panafricain en cette période cruciale.

Radio: Interview #AfricaCovid19Voices de Vénicia Guinot (Tropics Magazine) & Régina Oumy SAMBOU (AfriCulturelle) sur Africa Radio

AFRICA RADIO - Avec Vénicia Guinot éditrice en chef de Tropics Magazine en Afrique du Sud et Régina Oumy SAMBOU éditrice en chef d'AfriCulturelle magazine au Sénégal.

#AfricaCovid19Voices, the new campaign by ARCID, TROPICS Magazine & AfriCulturelle Magazine connecting Africa & the Caribbean to combat Coronavirus

The goal of the campaign is to coordinate and sustain a public information campaign that reinforces key messages to shape people's behaviors in Africa and the Caribbean and prevent the spread of the virus.
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#AfricaCovid19Voices: Entretien avec Alioune Gueye (Président de LAFRIQUEQUIOSE & NGE Impact )

Dans le souci d’informer et de sensibiliser les populations afro-caribéennes face à cette situation préoccupante, le réseau ARCID (African Research Center for Innovation and Development) au Maroc lance en partenariat avec les rédactions de TROPICS MAGAZINE en Afrique du Sud et AfriCulturelle au Sénégal la série d’interviews intitulée #AfricaCovid19Voices pour sensibiliser au mieux les lecteurs et le public en général, et dans le but de briser le silence et rendre la parole au monde socio-économique panafricain en cette période cruciale.

#AfricaCovid19Voices: Entretien avec Dr Massamba Gueye (Manager & Fondateur de « Kër Leyti », la Maison de l’Oralité et du Patrimoine du Sénégal)

Dans le souci d’informer et de sensibiliser les populations afro-caribéennes face à cette situation préoccupante, le réseau ARCID (African Research Center for Innovation and Development) au Maroc lance en partenariat avec les rédactions de TROPICS MAGAZINE en Afrique du Sud et AfriCulturelle au Sénégal la série d’interviews intitulée #AfricaCovid19Voices pour sensibiliser au mieux les lecteurs et le public en général, et dans le but de briser le silence et rendre la parole au monde socio-économique panafricain en cette période cruciale.

Radio: Interview #AfricaCovid19Voices de Vénicia Guinot (Tropics Magazine) & Régina Oumy SAMBOU (AfriCulturelle) sur Africa Radio

AFRICA RADIO - Avec Vénicia Guinot éditrice en chef de Tropics Magazine en Afrique du Sud et Régina Oumy SAMBOU éditrice en chef d'AfriCulturelle magazine au Sénégal.

#AfricaCovid19Voices, the new campaign by ARCID, TROPICS Magazine & AfriCulturelle Magazine connecting Africa & the Caribbean to combat Coronavirus

The goal of the campaign is to coordinate and sustain a public information campaign that reinforces key messages to shape people's behaviors in Africa and the Caribbean and prevent the spread of the virus.

ARCID (Maroc), TROPICS Magazine (South Africa) & AfriCulturelle Magazine (Senegal) lancent la campagne #AfricaCovid19Voices

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Tropics Food

Chocolate and coffee cream pots

TROPICS FOOD - Deliciously rich chocolate and coffee pots that make for the perfect afternoon treat.

Vegan pizza with peppers, artichokes and olives

TROPICS FOOD - No one can resist a tasty slice of pizza, especially when it's homemade from scratch and served straight from the oven.

Slow cooker lamb curry

TROPICS FOOD - Put your slow cooker to good use with a rich slow cooker lamb curry. This ‘low and slow’ method of cooking the lamb and veg gives meltingly tender results and enriches the spiced coconut sauce with plenty of flavour.

Chilli con carne

TROPICS FOOD - This rich, beefy chilli will make a delicious family meal. It goes well with cooked brown rice or toasted flatbread, but is hearty enough on its own.

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TROPICS FOOD - La star du PSG vient d’effectuer un don important pour aider les sans-abri en cette période très délicate due à la crise sanitaire.

‘We are the ones spreading the virus’ – Drogba urges vigilance in the fight against coronavirus

TROPICS PRESS OFFICE - The Ivory Coast's all-time leading goalscorer urged his compatriots to do all they can to stop the spread of the virus

Coronavirus: Cameroon legend Eto’o sends out a plea to African people

TROPICS PRESS OFFICE - The ex-Indomitable Lions skipper has become the latest football legend to add his voice in the fight against Covid-19.
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