Daily Archives: March 30, 2015

Ster-Kinekor Adds Two IMAX® Theatres To Circuit (PR Newswire)

IMAX Expands Partnership with Africa’s Largest Exhibitor, Bringing Number of IMAX® Theatres to Six in Under Two Years NEW YORK, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) and Ster-Kinekor Theatres, a

Senegal, The Philippines, And Uruguay Make Major Strides Towards Universal Access To Reproductive Health

– Global Leaders Council for Reproductive Health honors innovative leadership WASHINGTON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The Global Leaders Council for Reproductive Health and the Aspen Institute announced today the winners of

Free State Health Workers On Trial for Protesting Dismissals

There are protests outside the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court this morning, as a trial of health workers resumes amidst widespread dissatisfaction with the Free State health system and MEC Benny Malakoane. “Life is

Our Next Host, Welcome Trevor Noah [press release]

Trevor Noah has been selected to become the next host of the Emmyreg and Peabodyreg Award-winning The Daily Show. Noah joined The Daily Show in 2014 as a contributor. He made his

Slideshow – Left for Dead in the Eastern Cape [analysis]

Dozens of people recently testified before the South African Human Rights Commission about the Eastern Cape’s lack of emergency medical services and patient transport. Testimonies paint a stark picture of the thin

Which Countries Are Top of the Cooking Charts? (PR Newswire)

NUREMBERG, Germany, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Over half of people internationally say they cook purely for fun once a week or more.  Italy and South Africa lead on passion for food

Energy Futures Contested [analysis]

Editor’s Note The energy crisis in South Africa, with regular “load-shedding” due to shortages of power from the monopoly utility Eskom, is now at the top of the political agenda, featuring in

Drought, disease are due to environment degradation not punishment from God (Daily Monitor (Uganda))

One year into the Ebola epidemic, the international community must take stock of the lessons learned and emerge stronger than before. The crisis in Liberia, Guinea and my own country, Sierra Leone,

Implement HIV Remedies – Expert

African nations should move towards implementation of interventions that have already been proved to work while awaiting a vaccine or cure for HIV and Aids, a senior HIV and Aids advocate has

10 Technology Trends to Watch in Africa in 2015

From smartphones to cargo drones, technology has the potential to transform the future of Africa. These 10 trends show how innovation can ripple through societies, boost economies and help the continent skip