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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

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

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