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What A Failed Johannesburg Project Tells Us About Mega Cities In Africa

Six years ago a major development was announced in South Africa. Billed as a game changer, it was meant to alter the urban footprint of Johannesburg, Africa’s richest city, forever. The Modderfontein New… Continue reading

South Africa:SAPS bust pair attempting to smuggle R2m of rhino horn to Vietnam

Two suspects will be hauled in front of a judge in Kempton Park, Johannesburg, this week, after SAPS found 10 pieces of rhino horn in their possession. Two rhino horn smugglers were caught… Continue reading

The Lives of Animals by J. M. COETZEE (PDF)

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“LONG WALK TO FREEDOM” The Autobiography of NELSON MANDELA (In PDF)

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Deals, Dollars and Developments On The African Continent

On a breezy Wednesday morning in November in Johannesburg, there is a feverish bustle at the Sandton Convention Centre, one of South Africa’s most prestigious destinations for conferences. Known for regularly hosting world-class… Continue reading

African Eagle Day Tours (Cape Town, South Africa)

Welcome to African Eagle Day Tours, your unique destination for sightseeing tours in Southern Africa. About Us We trust that your main concern is that you or your clients receive great and efficient… Continue reading

Stellenbosch: How one student could solve traffic congestion

Wilko Mohr, a master’s degree student, is set to revolutionise Stellenbosch’s intersections.  The R44 flows through the heart of Stellenbosch, and the intersections are a nightmare on good days. But not if Mohr can… Continue reading

South Africa: Department of Labour promises to invest R800 million in agriculture

In english: The investment will be handled through the department’s entities in partnership with the Public Investment Corporation (PIC). The Department of Labour has announced its intention to invest R800 million in agriculture… Continue reading

The Man Who Founded One Of Africa’s Luxurious Trains

The private railway station at Capital Park in Pretoria suddenly turns into a scene from a colonial movie, complete with sound effects. A locomotive noisily chugs into view on the platform, returning from… Continue reading

Investment Marketplace Coming To Africa

Investment Marketplace Coming To Africa From November 7-9, Africa Inc. will convene in South Africa’s Gauteng Province, the continent’s seventh largest economy, for the inaugural Africa Investment Forum (AIF). An initiative of the… Continue reading

Alibaba Group Founder Jack Ma to Donate US$10 Million to Establish Africa Entrepreneur Prize

Jack Ma Foundation will recognize 100 African entrepreneurs over the next 10 years focused on grassroots innovation, economic empowerment of women and small businesses. Today, Alibaba Group founder and Executive Chairman Jack Ma… Continue reading

Small Businesses Find Micro-Influencers A Good Marketing Avenue

To help market their mason jar rack, the team behind Mason Jar Storage reached out to micro-influencers – social media personalities with relatively small but loyal and engaged niche audiences. The move to… Continue reading

Johannesburg has a long way to go, but it’s heading in the right direction.

Mmusi Maimane reflects on progress in the City of Johannesburg: (En español al final del texto) Joburg Mayor Herman Mashaba gave his second State of the City address on Wednesday, marking the first… Continue reading

Cyril Ramaphosa elected as South Africa’s president

South Africa has a new president after scandal-hit Jacob Zuma heeded calls by his own party to resign. Cyril Ramaphosa, 65, was elected to replace Zuma following a parliamentary vote on Thursday. He… Continue reading

Analysis of South Africa: Moving to cities has lifted over 300k South Africans out of poverty

Moving to cities has lifted over 300k South Africans out of poverty. (El texto en español, más abajo) This article first appeared on “The Conversation”. Migration to cities has helped many South Africans… Continue reading

WWF homenajea a los que trabajan para proteger a los rinocerontes (Sudáfrica)

En español: Sudáfrica es el hogar del 80% de la población de rinocerontes del continente. Más de 6 000 rinocerontes han sido sacrificados en todo Sudáfrica en los últimos 11 años a medida… Continue reading