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Female and rural farmers focus of agro-processing conference

Insight into the training offered to emerging farmers at Buhle Farmers' Academy, as well as the potential of indigenous crops to bring food security to African farmers were hot topics at the Agro-Processing Africa Conference.

Zamo Shongwe, Buhle Buhle Farmers Academy, Zamo Shongwe

The Kite Patch: fighting malaria

A mosquito repellent patch, made using non-toxic substances, is being developed to curb diseases such as malaria. Developed by Olfactor Laboratories in the US, the company hopes to release its innovation in the first quarter of 2017.


South Africa's youngest author tells her story

A young South African, seven-year-old Michelle Nkamankeng, has become the youngest published author in the country and in Africa. The first book in her four-part series is about overcoming fears.

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