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Phumzile Van Damme: A young MP with a mission Sta

Sunday, July 1, 2018
Phumzile Van Damme, one of the youngest members of parliament in South Africa, is also the shadow minister for communications. She grew up in a family of strong women, and her gift for leadership was already apparent when she was a child. In the fifth grade, she called a student strike because the t ...

Pick your all-time African World Cup dream team with BBC News Africa

Thursday, June 14, 2018
The World cup has begun And five African nations will be playing in the tournament. As the excitement builds for the competition, BBC News Africa is giving the audience the chance to be the manager of their own team, try it out here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-44386097 An interactiv ...

South African tourism holding steady Tourists undeterred amid reports of histor

Monday, April 30, 2018
Recent reports that Cape Town, a popular tourist destination in South Africa, will soon run out of water due to a prolonged drought hardly seem to be slowing down the country rsquo;s burgeoning tourism industry. This despite warnings by water resources management experts that soon, Cape Town ...

African Development Bank approves a US $50-million Risk Participation Agreement

Thursday, April 5, 2018
Abidjan, C ocirc;te d rsquo;Ivoire, April 5, 2018 ndash; On Tuesday, March 27, 2018, the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank approved a US $50-million unfunded Risk Participation Agreement for Commerzbank AG (Commerzbank). The Risk Participation will leverage Commerzbank s ...

South Africa: President Ramaphosa declares Special Official Funeral for Mama Win

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
PRETORIA, South Africa, April 4, 2018/ -- President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared that the late Mam rsquo; Nomzamo Winnie Madikizela-Mandela - a recipient of the Order of Luthuli in silver for her ldquo;excellent contribution to the fight for the liberation of the people of Sou ...

The Big Mac and the Crocodile; S.Africa and Zimbabwe’s New Presidents

Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Cyril Ramaphosa, the next President of South Africa, was the man behind the entry of international fast food behemoth McDonalds into the country, earning him the sobriquet The Big Mac . Zimbabwe s new President Mnangagwa bears the nickname The Crocodile from his days as head of Robert Mugab ...

World Congress of Families African Regional Conferences held in Malawi

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
World Congress of Families African Regional Conferences was recently held in Malawi. CitizenGO was a co-sponsor Regional Conferences that brought together pro-family and pro-life individuals from around Africa and abroad to discuss best practices and fellowship together. A session going on a ...

What kind of business leaders does Africa need?

Saturday, July 29, 2017
A quote Nelson Mandela once said with regards to leadership made me think about the kinds of qualities that are needed by leaders of business in Africa to drive economic growth. ldquo;A leader rdquo; Mandela said, ldquo;is like a shepherd. He stays behind the flock, letting the most nimble go on a ...

GROUNDBREAKING GUIDE ON COMMUNITY-BASED HIV PREVENTION SERVICES LAUNCHED IN CAPE

Friday, June 23, 2017
A groundbreaking guide aimed at helping people to set up community-based HIV prevention services was launched in Cape Town on Friday. The extensive 227-page guide will be translated into five languages and sets out how to take HIV prevention services to the people in a bid to reduce the transmiss ...

CCA U.S.-Africa Business Summit Spotlights African Business in Washington DC

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
http://cdn.thenigerianvoice.com/images/content/620201785202 u s secretary of commerce2c hon wilbur ross.png Washington, DC ndash; June 16, 2017: Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) convened more than 800 government and business leaders for its 11th Biennial U.S.-Afri ...

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Disaster insurance against climate change attracts African

Monday, June 12, 2017
When disaster strikes in Africa, humanitarian aid can take months to reach people on the ground. By then a lot of damage may have been done. During a drought, for example, small-scale farmers facing a sequence of harsh dry seasons may sell their cattle and pull their children out of school. A quicke ...

Xenophobia Two Nigerians shot dead in South Africa

Thursday, May 11, 2017
Unknown gunmen have killed two Nigerians in the Western Cape province of South Africa. The deceased, who both hailed from Anambra state, were shot dead at separate locations in the town. The chairman of the Nigeria union in South Africa, Mike Ibitoye, disclosed this to NAN ...

XENOPHOBIC ATTACKS AGAINST NIGERIANS: THE CAUSES, BLAMES AND WAY OUT

Friday, March 31, 2017
South Africa, though adjudged as one of the most civilized and developed in Africa, has after many years of surviving apartheid in the hands of Britain, endorsed what it suffered under the former colonial master, as normal. The country which has a hangover of xenophobia ndash; fear of alie ...
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