Repurpose Schoolbags: Using South Africa’s sun to light the future of their schoolchildren

A team of female entrepreneurs have made a business out of turning surplus plastic shopping bags into backpacks for schoolchildren who can't buy their own - and fitting them with some simple life-changing technology. IN RURAL South Africa, schools are infrequent. Children have to walk from first light and return home under the cover of … Continue reading Repurpose Schoolbags: Using South Africa’s sun to light the future of their schoolchildren

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Have we reached peak Corbyn?

SINCE last weekend's Glastonbury appearance, Jeremy Corbyn has sacked three of his frontbenchers for dissenting in the first Commons vote of this parliament and lambasted Primer Minister Theresa May at Wednesday's PMQ's. His approval ratings are now higher than May's , his party's manifesto was widely better received, and after another U-turn on the possible … Continue reading Have we reached peak Corbyn?

Reginald D Hunter @ The Regent Theatre, Ipswich: Sit-down comedy for a Sunday night

After a change of venue, two changes of date and a broken limb, the fact that Hunter and the audience made it to the Ipswich Regent at all was a feat in itself. Having bounced from a Thursday to a Friday and finally to a Sunday night show, the crowd had thinned slightly and the … Continue reading Reginald D Hunter @ The Regent Theatre, Ipswich: Sit-down comedy for a Sunday night