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Dana Sanchez, 12:12 pm
The feeling on the street and among heads of state is that more U.S. investment would have helped provide jobs for Africa’s millions of unemployed young graduates, according to a report.
Dana Sanchez, 11:29 am
The South African government must pay particular attention to the country’s food economy, Economic Freedom Fighters Spokesman Floyd Shivambu said. Food economy will solve South Africa’s social ills because it is not heavily affected by changes in global markets, he said.
Dana Sanchez, 5:07 pm
A U.S. court said Hout Bay Fishing under-reported lobster catches while doing business in South Africa, bribed fisheries inspectors and submitted false information. It also exploited South African workers who were employed without valid work permits at low wages in the company’s processing factory.
Dana Sanchez, 1:48 pm
Local African communities are key stakeholders for conservation and they need real incentives, says Jeff Flocken, North American regional director for International Fund for Animal Welfare. Non-consumptive nature tourism, like wildlife viewing and photo safaris, is a much greater contributor than trophy hunting.
Dana Sanchez, 11:17 am
Zamtel’s $4 million investment means Zambian hotels and lodges near the site of the U.N. World Tourism Assembly will have direct access to the fiber optic network, giving guests high-speed internet access in their hotel rooms, a report says.
Makula Dunbar, 11:15 am
In Eldorado Park, cheap methamphetamine called ‘tik’ is the drug plaguing families and children as young as eight in the low-income, “coloured” community. The high unemployment rate has driven many to tik, which is smoked out of a pipe — in extreme cases, pipes made from street light bulbs.
Makula Dunbar, 10:13 am
Hundreds of millions of dollars may have been divvied up between Angola’s President, Eduardo dos Santos, and Russian and French arms dealers, in what has been called “one of the most egregious cases of financial crime
Makula Dunbar, 1:23 pm
Since the third period of Angola’s civil war ended in 2002, military presence in the nation had died down. Though on June 15, when protesters took a stand for human and women’s rights, soldiers from Angola’s Armed Force were deployed arresting citizens and raiding homes.
Makula Dunbar, 11:21 am
Continued over almost seven years, BBC reports that the £854 million ($1.1 billion) the European Union has aided Egypt with has helped to no avail. The money was supposed to bring relief to the tense human rights and political issues that have held a grip on the fragile country’s progression. An audit conducted by the […]
Steven J. Smith, 9:44 am
Young South African entrepreneurs asked South African President Jacob Zuma to help them with issues such as access to financing, late payment by the government to small businesses and dropout rates at universities in South Africa.
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