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Monthly Archives: June 2015

Facebook Establishes First Office in Africa

Facebook Establishes First Office in Africa

Facebook, the online social networking service, has opened its first office in Africa to make the most of the speedy growth of the service in the continent. The office has been op ...

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Majority of Nigerians Support ban on Same-sex Marriages

Majority of Nigerians Support ban on Same-sex Marriages

Findings from a recently-conducted survey suggest the majority of adult Nigerians remain in support of the Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Law signed by Former President Goodlu ...

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SADC Worried at Worsening Situation in Lesotho

SADC Worried at Worsening Situation in Lesotho

Chairman of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Organ and on Politics, Jacob Zuma, has expressed concern at the volatile political situation in neighbouring Lesotho. ...

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Why are Young Women Drawn to Extremism?

Why are Young Women Drawn to Extremism?

In East Africa and across the globe, the Internet is increasingly being used to recruit and radicalise young women into extremist groups. In March, three young women – two Kenyans ...

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South African Youth Encouraged to Possess Entrepreneurial Spirit

South African Youth Encouraged to Possess Entrepreneurial Spirit

South African youth ought to be more entrepreneurial in their employment outlook, as opposed to merely being job seekers. On Wednesday, the Deputy Minister for Planning, Monitorin ...

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Lack of Coordination seen Hampering SA Economy

Lack of Coordination seen Hampering SA Economy

Inter and intra-governmental coordination is woefully lacking and that if it is not urgently addressed, South Africa will never achieve its mineral beneficiation objectives. This ...

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Mixed Reactions to Rejection of Eskom Tariff Hike

Mixed Reactions to Rejection of Eskom Tariff Hike

Eskom, the power utility is non-committal on the rejection of its push for an increase in tariffs. The company had requested that the rates be increased by 9,58 as current levels ...

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Customs Expects N10 bln from Detained Textiles in Kano

Customs Expects N10 bln from Detained Textiles in Kano

The Nigeria Customs Service has commenced the assessment of customs duty and other charges on textile materials currently in detention in Kano. A Special Task Force comprising ope ...

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Buhari's Delay in Cabinet Appointments Worry Nigerians

Buhari's Delay in Cabinet Appointments Worry Nigerians

There is grave for concern over Nigeria's new President Muhammadu Buhari's delay in appointing his cabinet. Buhari was sworn in as the country's democratic president on 29th May, ...

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Eskom Rules out Load Shedding, for now

Eskom Rules out Load Shedding, for now

Eskom said it was not load shedding on Monday as it had adequate generating capacity to meet the demand in electricity. However, the power system is expected to be constrained dur ...

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