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Daily Archives: 10/23/2015

Albinos pay the price as political ambitions get ugly

Albinos pay the price as political ambitions get ugly

The violation of the rights of people with albinism has taken a cruel dimension as some countries in the continent prepare for crucial elections. A spike in attacks on people with ...

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Nigeria’s polio delisting scheduled for next week

Nigeria’s polio delisting scheduled for next week

The World Health Organization will formally delist Nigeria as a Polio endemic country, it has been disclosed. The Federal Ministry of Health confirmed the event would be held at S ...

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Strategies for an improved SA education system

Strategies for an improved SA education system

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." - Nelson Mandela A nation can never have a good educational system without a huge catchment pool of ...

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Brand Africa 100: MTN most valued, admired African brand

Brand Africa 100: MTN most valued, admired African brand

MTN, the mobile network operator, has emerged the biggest winner at the Brand Africa 100: Africa's Best Brands. At the fourth edition of the awards held in Johannesburg, South Afr ...

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Strive Masiyiwa receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Strive Masiyiwa receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Zimbabwean-born entrepreneur, Dr Strive Masiyiwa, has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the just-ended Brand Africa 100: Africa's Best Brands. Masiyiwa (54) is th ...

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SA’s top wine estates celebrated

SA’s top wine estates celebrated

Legendary wine estates, Kanonkop, and Rijk’s Cellars, have created history by becoming the first producers to notch-up ten Absa Top 10 Pinotage Awards each. They have been awarded ...

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A sorry state of affairs in the DRC

A sorry state of affairs in the DRC

In 1960 when the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) attained independence from Belgium, it was the second most industrialised country in sub-Sahara Africa, after South Africa. Thi ...

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AU flags off major remittances scheme

AU flags off major remittances scheme

The African Union Commission (AUC) has marked the Operationalization of the African Institute for Remittances (AIR) in Nairobi. Dr Mustapha Kaloko, Commissioner for Social Affairs ...

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