Daily Archives: March 29, 2015

President Jacob Zuma undertakes State Visit to Algeria, 30 Mar to 1 Apr

His Excellency President Jacob Zuma will undertake a State Visit to the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria on 30 March 2015 – 1 April 2015 at the invitation of H.E. President Abdelaziz

Policy to map the future of SA youth

Johannesburg- A National Consultative Conference to discuss the draft National Youth Policy 2015-2020 (NYP2020) got underway in Johannesburg on Sunday. The two day conference is being attended by young people from around

Pres Zuma to visit Algeria

Pretoria- President Jacob Zuma will on Monday undertake a two-day State Visit to Algeria at the invitation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the Presidency announced on Sunday. “The objective of the visit is

Govt Struggles to Fund SADC Summit

THE broke Zanu PF government, already struggling to meet its financial obligations, has extended a begging bowl to local companies — battling for survival in a hostile economic environment — to help

Stellenbosch, South Africa – Wine and Landscapes

Stellenbosch offers scenic landscapes, great architecture, fine dining and a wine culture steeped in history. Demola Ojo was at the heart of the Cape Winelands, South Africa’s premium wine region… South Africa’s

Tasks Before Nigeria's Next President

An anonymous analyst once posited that “Nigeria is one of the countries in the Africa continent where yesterday looks better than today and today better than tomorrow”. The late musical icon, Fela

Ikwerre – People With Rich Cultural, Political Heritage

The Ikwerre nation is arguably the largest ethnic nationality in present day Rivers State. The reasons for this deduction are not far fetch. It is made up of not less than four

Webometrics – Reaping the Benefits of Research Visibility

The January 2015 edition of Webometrics ranking of universities around the world has revealed an improvement among Ugandan private universities. Makerere University is still Uganda’s best, even if it has stayed in

I Endured Four Years of Rejection to Get My Book Published – Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond

US-born Ghanaian novelist Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond’s first novel, Powder Necklace was released by Simon and Schuster in 2010. She has been named by the Hay Festival in the Africa39 list of the

Dar Lauded for Having Good Construction Number of Women MPs

TANZANIA is among 14 out of 54 African countries in the threshold of 30 per cent or more, with 36 per cent women representation in Parliament. One of the targets in the

Dade Keshinro Weds Astra Ejaife

At last, telecoms big boy, Dadeowo Keshinro, quit bachelorhood, last Saturday, when he tied the knots with his heartthrob, Astra Ejaife, in style. As gathered, after the solemnization ceremony, the wedding train

Regional Transport Costs Remain High

Transport costs in East Africa are around 60% higher than those in the United States or Europe and this is complicated by the many underdeveloped supply chains which keeps rates up. The