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16 global startups to change the world
Chivas Regal reveals the finalists of The Venture, the most promising social entrepreneurs from across the globe.
11 May 15
3 game-changers for low-income housing?
The three winners of the Better Living Challenge design competition each receive R500 000 worth of support services to develop their products for market.
26 Nov 14
A fire detection system for shacks
A devastating shack fire that displaced thousands and took the lives of three people spurred this team of UCT students to turn theory into reality.
13 Jun 14
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First ever Ghana Pavilion at Venice Art Biennale designed by David Adjaye
• Duration: 00:43:07
9 May 19
The historic event is a celebration of Ghana's untapped cultural capital.
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Six creative crowdfunding projects worth supporting this April
12 Apr 18
Five examples of great design from Singapore
17 Sep 18
Designer Thebe Magugu explores escapism in his latest collection
1 Feb 18
This short film is a meditation on the joys girlhood
12 Feb 16
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