Makerere recognises Miss World Africa – Daily Monitor

Makerere recognises Miss World Africa – Daily Monitor

By Ritah Kemigisa Kampala. Authorities at Makerere University yesterday recognised Quiin Abenakyo for winning Miss World Africa crown. The university gave her a book tilted What After University for being hardworking after she successfully completed her studies despite being in the celebrity world. She graduated yesterday with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Computing. Ms Abenakyo, […]

Paralysis over South Africa's IRP for electricity pre… – Daily Maverick

Paralysis over South Africa's IRP for electricity pre… – Daily Maverick

A general view at dawn of the Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm in South Africa 08 July 2016. EPA/NIC BOTHMA It has been four months now since the release of the Department of Energy’s latest draft Integrated Resource Plan for electricity (Draft IRP 2018) for public comment on 27 August 2018, and two months since the […]

South Africa's retail sales up 3.1 percent year/year in November – Reuters Africa

South Africa's retail sales up 3.1 percent year/year in November – Reuters Africa

JOHANNESBURG, Jan 16 (Reuters) – South African retail sales rose 3.1 percent year-on-year in November after increasing at a revised year-on-year rate of 2.1 percent in October, the statistics office said on Wednesday. Year/Year changes November October Sept-Nov General dealers 3.7 0.7 1.6 Food, beverages, tobacco -1.9 -1.7 -2.5 Pharmaceutical, medical goods 2.2 4.6 3.7 […]

South Africa 'confident' Mnangagwa govt will 'resolve situation' – Bulawayo24 News

South Africa 'confident' Mnangagwa govt will 'resolve situation' – Bulawayo24 News

The South African Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) is “confident that the measures being taken by the Zimbabwean government will resolve the situation” as protests over fuel prices continue. Consultations were taking place between diplomats and the SA government was “monitoring the situation”, department spokesperson Ndivhuwo Mabaya said in a statement on Tuesday. […]

East Africa Fintech Summit – CIO East Africa

East Africa Fintech Summit – CIO East Africa

Following the successful 2018 edition of the East Africa Fintech Summit, this year’s event is expected to be even bigger. FinTech is an industry that continues to be on the forefront of innovation. Technology that would take decades to design, test and implement by large financial institutions, are going from beta to real-world applications in […]

Debate: Guha’s Story of Gandhi in South Africa Does Not Square With the Record – The Wire

Debate: Guha’s Story of Gandhi in South Africa Does Not Square With the Record – The Wire

This article is a response to Ramachandra Guha’s article, ‘Setting the Record Straight on Gandhi and Race’ Ramachandra Guha’s Gandhi Before India published in 2013 was received with much consternation in South Africa. This was because in Guha’s quest to portray the South African Gandhi as a cosmopolitan anti-colonial fighter and apostle of non-racialism, he […]

Africa inspired event held in San Antonio – San Antonio Express-News

Africa inspired event held in San Antonio – San Antonio Express-News

Prompted by a Facebook post, Selena Mitchell and her mother, Clara, spent Saturday afternoon touring the eclectic Ólájú African Market Creative Arts Festival. The pair, entered the Brick gallery, at the Blue Star Arts Complex, marveling at the fashions and wares at the cultural-exchange market, designed to entertain and educate guests about the African continent. […]

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