Thursday, 23 November 2017

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Africa has a lot to offer, and this is only the beginning

Africa has a lot to offer, and this is only the beginning

Gone are the days where if one wanted to know about what was going in the continent, one solely had to rely on what mainstream media told them. Gone are the days when if an Africa ...

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The next big conflicts in Africa will be on water usage

The next big conflicts in Africa will be on water usage

The next big conflicts in Africa will be on water usage. This according to recently departed Dr Lawrence Musaba of the Southern African Power Pool. “The food-energy-water nexus is ...

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How education theory could be used to help shape genuine democracy

How education theory could be used to help shape genuine democracy

Come 1994, many South Africans assumed that the official end of apartheid meant “job done – we are a democracy.” But despite an excellent constitution and world-class public insti ...

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In your fifties, female and broke: 5 steps to achieving financial freedom

In your fifties, female and broke: 5 steps to achieving financial freedom

Next month my mother is turning 77 years, and has been retired since 65. When she retired, she had been living and fending for herself for more than 10 years. As State Registered ...

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The octopus principle: The key to multitasking

The octopus principle: The key to multitasking

Multitasking is a difficult skill to master. Studies have shown that trying to handle multiple responsibilities often leads to inefficiency. However, there are some key principles ...

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James Makamba, the man behind the African Entrepreneurship Exchange

James Makamba, the man behind the African Entrepreneurship Exchange

Makamba Online will host an Entrepreneurship Exchange Breakfast on the 25th February 2016 in Sandton, South Africa. Dr. James Makamba, a celebrated African entrepreneur and philan ...

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Lagarde on IMF visit to Cameroon

Lagarde on IMF visit to Cameroon

Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary fund (IMF), issued the following statement today in Douala at the conclusion of her visit to Cameroon: “My v ...

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Is Lobola still relevant in South Africa?

Is Lobola still relevant in South Africa?

Lobola is defined among southern African people as a bride price, traditionally one paid with cattle. The Lobola ceremony is of the highest importance because it is both a spiritu ...

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Education: The one thing South Africa ought to revisit

Education: The one thing South Africa ought to revisit

In education, SA has got a thing or two to learn from other regional and overseas countries. The educational history of South Africa is very different and therefore hardly compara ...

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When greed surfaces: A case for a third term?

When greed surfaces: A case for a third term?

One of the key path-finding constitutional developments that marked the transition from the dehumanising and oppressive rule to independent rule and more pluralistic modes of gove ...

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