Articles containing the tag ‘continent
By Cindy Trillo On Monday, July 16th, 2018

Report Reveals How Best To Tackle Africa’s Housing Crisis

Housing in Africa is already sparse. Therefore, the World Bank’s prediction that the urban African population will double over the next 25 years is a worrying statistic. At present, 56% of the continent’s ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

Mugabe Dismisses Gay Rights at the UN General Assembly

On September 28, at the 70th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA ) meeting, Robert Gabriel Mugabe, the President of Zimbabwe, dismissed calls from the United Nations to administrate gay rights in Zimbabwe. Sp... Read more »
By Alex Saunders On Saturday, March 21st, 2015

South African Start-Ups to Watch Out For!

There are few African countries today that come close to the technological development that is currently being seen and experienced in South Africa. The country has long been a bastion of development in the sou... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Locals Must Buy What Mining Companies Dispose, Ramatlhodi

The South African Mines Minister, Mr Ngoako Ramatlhodi has said that mining companies that wish to sell their mining concerns in South Africa are presenting an opportunity for local companies and communities to... Read more »
By Nicolette Chinomona On Friday, July 12th, 2013

Corruption Becoming a Cultural Problem in South Africa

Corruption is always in the news, in fact it has become so common, that it is no longer surprising. It no longer shocks the sense, at least not for ordinary South Africans and the country is fast approaching a ... Read more »
By Nicolette Chinomona On Thursday, July 4th, 2013

Business Confidence Falls in South Africa

Yesterday the Business Confidence Index (BCI) for June 2013 was released by the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the results were discouraging, showing a drop from May’s 90.4, to June’s 90.2,... Read more »
By Nicolette Chinomona On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

China’s Economic Links with South Africa Strengthen at SAITEX

The 20th Southern African International Trade Exhibition (SAITEX) wrapping up today and with all the participants going home with their wares and fares, a closer look at the partnership between the exhibition a... Read more »
By Nicolette Chinomona On Sunday, June 30th, 2013

It could be too late for Obama to woo Africa from China

On Friday the American Presidential carrier, Air Force One, touched down in South Africa, bringing with it President Barack Obama and family, for a landmark visit. There has been the usual pomp and ceremony tha... Read more »
By Nicolette Chinomona On Friday, June 28th, 2013

Fostering Entrepreneurship in South Africa: Storytelling

The economic outlook of the country isn’t encouraging, falling gold prices, a struggling Rand and the unemployment rate climbing up from where it was at the beginning of the year. Clearly other alternatives t... Read more »
By Nicolette Chinomona On Monday, June 17th, 2013

Innovation in Africa has to Battle the Chief

Is innovative thinking possible in Africa? For years the African continent has been synonymous with negative factors. With our disturbing appetite for war and conflict and the rampage of HIV/AIDS, when the worl... Read more »