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Growth in SADC region holds opportunities for SA business

Growth in SADC region holds opportunities for SA business

With the continued gloomy outlook in Eurozone countries and a slow down in growth in a number of developing economies, a rapidly growing Sub-Saharan Africa holds clear opportunities for South…

SA reiterates call for peace in Mali

SA reiterates call for peace in Mali

The South Africa government has reiterated its call for all role players in Mali to double their efforts to ensure that peace prevails in that country. “South Africa remains committed…

Dlamini Zuma: Great opportunities in Africa

Dlamini Zuma: Great opportunities in Africa

Africa is a continent of great opportunities which must be capitalised on in order for it to succeed, says African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson and Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini…

Brics development bank underway?

Brics development bank underway?

The idea for a Brics development bank could hold great benefits for Africa by using South Africa as a gateway to the continent; but it must be aligned with the…

President, MPs applaud Dlamini Zuma in send off

President, MPs applaud Dlamini Zuma in send off

President Jacob Zuma and MPs from across the political spectrum hailed Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma for her years of hard work and dedication to serving South Africa, and…

Sub-Saharan Africa’s hotel industry poised for growth

Sub-Saharan Africa’s hotel industry poised for growth

The outlook for the hotel industry in Sub-Saharan Africa looks increasingly positive, with potential growth of 7-15 percent in RevPAR (revenue per available room) expected for 2012 compared with 2011…

No records of existence for about 50% of African children

No records of existence for about 50% of African children

There are no records of the existence for approximately half of all the children on the African continent. The births of these children were never registered, meaning the state knows…

Nigeria’s Goodluck: I am world’s most criticised president

Nigeria’s Goodluck: I am world’s most criticised president

Nigeria’s Goodluck Jonathan has said that he was “the most criticised president in the whole world”, but pledged that, with time, he would be more appreciated. “I’m the most criticised…

Gambia says nine death row inmates executed

Gambia’s interior ministry said nine death row prisoners had been executed by firing squad, after President Yahya Jammeh vowed to carry out all death sentences by mid-September. In a statement…

Aid cuts proposed after Zimbabwe seize game reserve

Aid cuts proposed after Zimbabwe seize game reserve

The seizure by the government of a massive, prized wildlife reserve in Zimbabwe could spark a targeted withdrawal of Western aid, two European diplomats told dpa yesterday. The privately owned…

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