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Africa too, can not afford to let the 'Family Business' model past it by. The model has proved to be a huge success for many of the world's biggest brands. Dominant in Africa, are the likes Remgro, Pick n Pay, Dantata Organization, Ibru Organization, METL Group, Bakhresa Group. And more globally are...
Modified tanker trucks are at the center of a new wave of drug smuggling into and through South Africa as well as movement of illegal arms and ivory from and out of Zimbabwe, a Khuluma Afrika investigation has established. Tapiwa Vhurundiya (Khuluma Reporter) This was discovered after a fuel tanker truck...
DRC President Joseph Kabila in Kinshasa. Kenny Katombe/Reuters By Reuben Loffman, Queen Mary University of London The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will only have successful elections if the United Nations (UN) maintains its strong presence in the country. UN infrastructure and personnel are vital for a credible poll. In 2006, for...
Johannesburg - Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe has handed herself over to South African police after she allegedly assaulted a 20-year-old model with an extension cord in Sandton at the weekend. Police Minister Fikile Mbalula confirmed that she was not arrested because she co-operated and handed herself over to police. She...
Johannesburg - A South African Airways flight SA8102 which was scheduled to depart OR Tambo International airport in Johannesburg, South Africa destined for Harare International Airport, Zimbabwe at 16:25 today failed to take off due to technical issues, in what passengers described as classic Air Zimbabwe / FastJet style. Over the...
By Maynard Manyowa The real struggle we face is not defined by skin colour as we perceive, it is about a minority bad people exploiting and polarising good people. Over the last few weeks I have been extremely active in the biggest political forum on Facebook, the New Political Forum 2.0...
The Adult education sector in Africa, remains underfunded and non-mainstream. And this has been to the detriment of millions of Africans who need to be properly educated if they stand any chance at escaping poverty. Many Africa governments continue to fail their uneducated and undereducated citizens as little funding is made...
By Bisi Alimi Let us talk about Mark Zuckerberg picture of eating African food with his hands and the applause he is receiving from Africans, both from the poor and the elite. It saddens me that in 2016, a white person eating African food will receive such accolades from Africans. I have...
By Maynard Manyowa In his famous song called ‘Ndeipi President’, Zim Dancehall Star, Platinum Prince begins with saying, “kungwara kunenge kupusa, kurinani pane kupusa kunenge kungwara.” – Intelligence that appears stupid is better than stupidity masquerading as intelligence Mr. Gerald William Mutumanje (who lies about his real name & goes about calling...
Orlando Pirates has become another South Africa professional football club after Kaizer Chiefs to go for its first venture into the eSports arena by announcing its official FIFA eSports team. According to the club, for the first year, Orlando Pirates will focus its eSports energies on Electronic Arts franchise FIFA...
By Prof A J Mathebula There is probably a good reason that certain expressions survive throughout millennia and continue to resonate with people irrespective of their race, class and religion. The aphorism that we don’t speak of ill of the dead is a case in point. This advice reportedly attributed...