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GQ calls Quip one of the best toothbrushes for under $100

/ 21 Aug 2020

GQ calls Quip one of the best toothbrushes for under $100 call_made

We’ve really liked the Quip electric toothbrush since we first tested it back in 2017. The main differentiating factor, immediately evident when first see the brush, is its striking design. The Quip has a sleek,…

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Mpumelelo Mhlongo feature article by New Frame

/ 5 Jun 2020

Mpumelelo Mhlongo feature article by New Frame call_made

The para-athlete who broke his own sprint record in Dubai last year is working to transform South Africa’s healthcare system while targeting a storming performance at the Tokyo Games next year.

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CapeTalk Radio speak with Mpumi about changing Africa’s disability narrative

/ 19 Oct 2019

CapeTalk Radio speak with Mpumi about changing Africa’s… call_made

Mpumelelo Mhlongo talks about the Mpumi2020 campaign, which documents his journey to the next Paralympic Games. His Mpumi2020 campaign is aimed not only at…

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SuperSport’s special feature on Mpumi2020

/ 16 Oct 2019

SuperSport’s special feature on Mpumi2020 call_made

As part of their 'Road To Tokyo' series leading up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic games, Supersport are highlighting South Africa's hopeful…

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Mail & Guardian’s feature on Mpumi the accidental record-breaker

/ 2 Aug 2019

Mail & Guardian’s feature on Mpumi the accidental… call_made

One of South Africa’s best athletes is making waves internationally and is targeting a third world record. You’ve probably never heard of him. Mpumelelo…

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Quip raises another $40 million for dental care products and services

/ 27 Nov 2018

Quip raises another $40 million for dental care products and… call_made

Quip, the dental care startup that got its start selling electric toothbrushes directly to consumers, has raised $40 million. The money comes in the form of…

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Quip raises millions from singer Demi Lovato and others for its electric toothbrushes

/ 7 Dec 2017

Quip raises millions from singer Demi Lovato and others for its… call_made

Simon Enever and Bill May think they’ve figured out a way to get Americans to actually brush their teeth twice a day. But the Brooklyn, New York-based…

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Film Africa OD launch praised and reviewed by The Guardian

/ 27 Aug 2017

Film Africa OD launch praised and reviewed by The Guardian call_made

Even in the home entertainment market, African cinema still gets such short shrift from UK distributors that the announcement of an on-demand service from…

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Press release | Film Africa embraces Video on demand

/ 7 Aug 2017

Press release | Film Africa embraces Video on demand

Film Africa, London’s annual celebration of African cinema, is working with VOD platform Okiki to bring the best of contemporary African titles to global…

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Quip names one of the 25 best inventions of 2016 by Time Magazine

/ 17 Nov 2016

Quip names one of the 25 best inventions of 2016 by Time Magazine call_made

Every year, TIME selects the best inventions that are making the world better, smarter and—in some cases—a little more fun. In the past, they have…

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Huffpost asks whether fashion designer Ozwald Boateng can transform Africa?

/ 3 Aug 2013

Huffpost asks whether fashion designer Ozwald Boateng can transform… call_made

What does a Savile Row fashion designer have in common with Africa’s forthcoming industrial revolution? Well, in Ozwald Boateng’s case, a lot. Boateng -…

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CNN discusses the ‘My Future Africa’ event and the wind of change blowing through Africa

/ 7 Jun 2013

CNN discusses the ‘My Future Africa’ event and the wind… call_made

A moment as sudden as British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan's realization that there was a "wind of change blowing through this continent, whether we like…

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The Guardian covers Ozwald Boateng’s biggest project yet

/ 30 May 2013

The Guardian covers Ozwald Boateng’s biggest project yet call_made

"Wake up, everybody, no more sleeping in bed!" The soulful acoustics of Grammy-award-winning R&B singer John Legend may be unfamiliar to the large group of…

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Ozwald Boateng: Why our future should be made in Africa

/ 18 May 2013

Ozwald Boateng: Why our future should be made in Africa call_made

From my motherland, Ghana to the rolling plains of the Serengeti, from the Cape of Good Hope to Tunis, the birthplace of Hannibal besieging the Mediterranean…

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