Southern Africa

By IAfrica
In South Africa
Sep 2nd, 2014
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Africa’s population is about to explode. With a surge of young people entering the job market, does the continent have what it takes to compete with countries in Southeast Asia, who have managed to turn efficiency, cost-effectiveness and tourist appeal into booming business? By GREG MILLS....
By IAfrica
In South Africa
Sep 2nd, 2014
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Calm, of a sort, appeared to have returned to Parliament’s National Assembly on Tuesday, following the drama almost a fortnight ago which saw riot police called in to expel members of the Economic Freedom Fighters who refused to leave the House after demanding to know when President Jacob Zuma ...
By IAfrica
In South Africa
Sep 2nd, 2014
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Pansy Tlakula had an impeccable career and was one of South Africa’s great success stories of women from humble beginnings scaling to great heights. She was not the kind of public figure who had been constantly chased by scandal and poor performance. She was an achiever and aimed for excellence...
By IAfrica
In South Africa
Sep 2nd, 2014
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Far from shutting down space to engage with religion, an application filed in the Gauteng High Court by an NGO seeking to prohibit six public schools from advertising themselves as exclusively “Christian” or as having a “Christian ethos”, actually aims to broaden the experienc...
By IAfrica
In South Africa
Sep 2nd, 2014
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South Africa’s bowling at the death, and their fragile middle order, was exposed on Tuesday, as they lost their first ODI of the tri-series against Australia. By ANTOINETTE MULLER....
By IAfrica
In Zimbabwe
Sep 2nd, 2014
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KFC opened in Harare this July Tichaona Zindoga  My TurnThere was a lot of hullaballoo that accompanied the reopening of the Kentucky Fried Chicken franchise in Zimbabwe last July.There was excitement.There was some consternation. Debate. Zimbabwean debate. And there were long, winding queues at...
By IAfrica
In Zimbabwe
Sep 2nd, 2014
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TODAY the Zanu-PF Politburo is scheduled to meet for an emergency session necessitated by negative developments in the party manifesting in the assault of some youth executive members and purges of the same in some provinces as contending factions jostle for supremacy ahead of the party’s elect...
By IAfrica
In Zimbabwe
Sep 2nd, 2014
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At dawn, roosters from the village compound announce the beginning of another day Sekai NzenzaAt dawn the rooster from our village compound begins the first call. Others from nearby villages and across the river follow. Then there is a peaceful and almost serene silence. Up in the clear sky, Nyamatsa...
By IAfrica
In Zimbabwe
Sep 2nd, 2014
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President Mugabe, the First Lady Amai Grace Mugabe and his Chinese counterpart President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the people in Beijing, China — ( Picture by Presidential Photographer Joseph Nyadzayo) Fortious NhamburaDuring his State visit to China last week, President Mugabe signed a n...
By IAfrica
In Zimbabwe
Sep 2nd, 2014
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Ilan Pappe CorrespondentPEOPLE in Gaza and elsewhere in Palestine feel disappointed at the lack of any significant international reaction to the carnage and destruction the Israeli assault has so far left behind it in the Strip.The inability, or unwillingness, to act seems to be first and foremost an...