Security concerns and lack of support block Africa’s green wall | world news

By WANJOHI KABUKURU and SAM MEDNICK, Associated Press OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — A series of complex challenges, including a lack of funding and political will as well as growing insecurity linked to extremist groups al-Qaida and Islamic State in Burkina Faso, are hampering progress in the Great Green Wall …

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New report: Climate change could see London and other cities running out of water

As a heat wave heads for the UK and Indian cities struggle with record high temperatures, a new report from Christian Aid highlights how the climate crisis is increasing the severity of drought in ten of the world’s major cities and demands an international fund to pay for climate damage. …

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TAKE A LOOK | Global chain voco has opened its first African hotel, at JHB – and we love it

voco hotel exterior (provided) voco hotel exterior (provided) We spent one night at the Voco, in Rosebank, Johannesburg. It is the first Voco hotel to open in Africa. The hotel occupies six floors of The Bank and provides guests with access to the restaurant, Proud Mary Modern Eatery & Wine …

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Floods in South Africa leave survivors traumatized and homeless

When Nozipho Sithole closes his eyes to sleep, she can still hear the cries of his neighbour’s two young children as they were swept away by the floodwaters that killed hundreds in South Africa last month. Like Sithole, many who live in a community hall in the eastern city of …

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AfDB Board Approves $1.5 Billion Facility to Avert Food Crisis in Africa

the African Development Bank (ADB) The group’s board of directors announced that it had approved a $1.5 billion facility to help African countries avert a looming food crisis on the continent. In a statement issued by the bank on Friday, the bank said that with the disruption of food supplies …

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Information Security Manager at Imperial Logistics – Gauteng Johannesburg

Imperial is an African provider of integrated market access and logistics solutions. By focusing on the following key industries – healthcare, consumer, automotive, chemicals, industrial and raw materials – we bring the products of our customers and constituents to some of the most dynamic and challenging markets in the world. …

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TooMuchWifi Brings Cheaper, Faster WiFi to South African Townships

Ian Thomson, Founder and CEO of TooMuchWifi. TooMuchWifi, a South African internet service provider, has received $1 million (around R16 million) in funding in a pre-Series A investment round led by fintech investor BLOC Smart AfricaFund. It received additional capital from other investors Connectivity Capital, Atreyu Investments and European Family …

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Sources of financing for a new entrepreneur

You have decided to start your own business. Congratulations. But before you can start, you need to come up with a plan on how you’re going to fund it. Here are some of the options available to new entrepreneurs. start yours the business is an exciting business, but it can …

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South African government to review R22 million flag project

The South African Department of Sports, Arts and Culture (DSAC) announced on Thursday that it would review its plans to build a “monumental flag” 100 meters high which was to cost 22 million rand. The government’s plans have drawn outrage and criticism from citizens, political …

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Pan-African lender: intermediary cities to manage the rural-urban influx

African countries should improve essential amenities such as housing, education, drinking water and health in intermediate cities on the continent and enable them to act as buffers against uncontrolled rural-urban migration, de senior officials of a pan-African lender. Babati Mokgethi, senior urban development officer at the African Development Bank (AfDB), …

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LEWIS GROUP LIMITED – Statement of operations for the year ended March 31, 2022 – SENS

Trading Statement for the year ended 31 March 2022 Lewis Group LimitedIncorporated in the Republic of South AfricaRegistration number: 2004/009817/06JSE share code: LEWISIN: ZAE000058236Bond code: LEWI(“Lewis Group” or “the group”) TRADING STATEMENT FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH 2022 Shareholders are advised that the group’s financial results for the year …

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Alien stone discovered in Egypt may be Earth’s first evidence of rare supernova

“Standard candle” (or Type Ia) supernova explosions are among the most energetic events in the universe, occurring when a density white dwarf star subsumes another star. Now scientists believe they have found the first evidence on Earth of such a supernova. The claim comes after a careful study of the …

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South Africa: Deputy Minister Pinky Kekana – Vote on Government Communication and Information System Budget 2022/23

Deputy Minister Pinky Kekana Presentation of the government communication and information system budget vote (Brand SA & MDDA) Honorable President, Honorable Minister in the Presidency, Honorable Speaker of the House, Members of Parliament, Ladies and gentlemen. As we table the 2022/2023 budget for the government’s communications and information system, let …

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South End Coffee entrepreneur wins WA Small Business of the Year award

by Elizabeth Turnbull Efrem Fesaha had an ambitious dream: to bring a unique coffee experience to Seattle, one of the coffee capitals of the world. And now, in 2022, he has been recognized for it, receiving the title of both Washington Small-Business Person of the Year and Pacific Northwest Small-Business …

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What if you can’t pay the medical bills?

Are your medical bills and overdue notices piling up on your table? You might be tempted to throw them all away, but that won’t be the best solution. You can’t pretend your debt doesn’t exist even if you think you can’t afford to pay it back.About 61% of consumers with …

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Africa Fintech Summit Washington DC 2022

WASHINGTON DC, United States of America, May 16, 2022, /African Media Agency/ — On April 21, 2022, African and global fintech players gathered at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center for the seventh annual Africa FintechSummit. The biannual event returned to Washington DC for the first time in …

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CEO’s Payday R300m, Kaserne Demolition, Lunar Eclipse

Here is your daily news update. Click on the links below for the full story or visit our homepage for the latest news. Daily News, May 16, 2022 Sibanye-Stillwater CEO defends R300m salary Sibanye-Stillwater chief executive (CEO), Neal Froneman, has defended the astonishing R300.3 million he was paid last year …

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South African recruitment firm reveals the skills they look for most when screening candidates

Recruitment specialist CareerJunction says the way it hires candidates has undergone many changes over time. One of them is the emphasis on soft skills. Soft skills refer to the experience applicants have gained through years of working in their industry or learned behavior, as opposed to skills acquired through school. …

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Growing risks of deliberate EU failures in North Africa

Growing risks of deliberate EU failures in North Africa Political crises and widening structural and governance shortcomings across North Africa have become emblematic of a troubled EU approach to the region that emphasizes illusory ideals rather than difficult commitments. , although common sense.In the past decade alone, confusing stumbles in …

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South Africa in a new wave of COVID from omicron releases

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa is experiencing a surge of new COVID-19 cases caused by two omicron subvariants, health experts say. For about three weeks, the country has seen an increase in the number of new cases and somewhat higher hospitalizations, but no increase in severe cases and deaths, said …

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Sunber launches Afterpay for a better shopping experience

Sunber launches new payment method—Afterpay. Sunber officially launched a new payment method – Afterpay on May 12. They offer different styles of afterpay wigs and hair weaves for girls. Sun is an online wig store that can get a timely glimpse of fashion elements, and they have always been famous …

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After ramping up vaccine production in South Africa, Aspen has yet to receive a single order – Endpoints News

Stephane Saad When Aspen Pharmacare struck a deal with J&J to manufacture and sell its own generic Covid-19 vaccine, much of the world rejoiced. Aspen CEO Stephen Saad said it would help bring Africa up to speed with the rest of the world, and President Joe Biden’s administration agreed and …

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Europe looks to Africa to replace Russian gas after war in Ukraine

Placeholder while loading article actions DAKAR, Senegal — Just months ago, world leaders pledged to stop funding new fossil fuel projects around the world in a “historic” move against climate change. Now some of those leaders, desperate for energy as Russian flows dwindle, are turning their sights to African countries …

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Investing in Climate Resilience as a Pragmatic Path to Africa’s Net Zero

A new report from the Africa Finance Corporation lays out the continent’s position of balancing the need to reduce emissions with critical development imperatives as Africa begins to move towards net zero and the upcoming United Nations Conference on COP27 climate change in Egypt. Africa COP Roadmap: A Pragmatic Path …

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Fuel shortage affects Air Zimbabwe operations

On Wednesday, Zimbabwean airline Air Zimbabwe issued a statement advising of disruptions to flight schedules due to jet fuel shortages. The measures reflect a regional fuel supply crisis that has caused problems for several flight operations in recent weeks. The airline made no mention of specific services. The only canceled …

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ANALYSIS | New book unpacks complexities of whiteness in South Africa

Roger Southall’s latest book “White People and Democracy in South Africa”, helps bring the sometimes overly abstract idea of ​​whiteness into more meaningful engagement with white people, and their actions and ideas, writes CChristi van der Westhuizen. In his latest book, sociologist Professor Roger Southall, a prolific scholar who has …

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Alcohol & Finance job, Cape Town

Remuneration: negotiable cost for the company Advantages: In the cost package for the company Location: The cap Remote work: Not applicable Level of education: Diploma Job level: Medium/Senior Type: Permanent Reference: #Mich1502 Company: VGP Recruitment Previously disadvantaged applicants will be given preference. We have a fabulous opportunity in the office …

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CSA drops racism charges against Coach Boucher

JOHANNESBURG: Cricket South Africa announced on Tuesday that all charges against head coach Mark Boucher have been dropped, leading to the abandonment of a disciplinary hearing which was due to start on May 16. The 45-year-old former Test porter was facing accusations of racism, brought by the CSA, which could …

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Trucking Company So Popular It’s On A Waiting List – Drivers Agree The Wait Is Worth It

Content sponsored by Artur Express Inc. These days, when trucking companies are in high competition for drivers, it’s rare for a trucking company to put drivers on a waiting list, but that’s exactly what the trucking company based in Saint-Louis, Artur Express, and the company’s current drivers say it’s worth …

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War in Ukraine prompts De Beers to step up diamond tracking efforts

Diamonds are displayed at De Beers Global Sightholder Sales (GSS) in Gaborone, Botswana November 24, 2015. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register CAPE TOWN, May 9 (Reuters) – De Beers, the world’s second-largest diamond producer, is stepping up efforts to officially track its products …

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South Africa has a big Covid-19 vaccine problem

Demand for Covid-19 vaccines has dropped so dramatically that the South African government is considering donating spare doses to other countries, reports the Sunday Times. Health Minister Joe Phaahla confirmed this in a written parliamentary response to questions from an EFF member and said there were still 23 million doses …

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Hillsdale College Hosts 170th Annual Commencement Ceremony and Hosts Keynote Speaker Jordan B. Peterson

The annual ceremony recognized top university graduates, outstanding seniors, retired professors, professor of the year Matthew Gaetano and entrepreneur Bill Atherton HILLSDALE, Mich., May 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Hillsdale College celebrated its 170th launch on Saturday May 7. The College has held this ceremony every year since 1860. Jordan B. …

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The rand went from darling to dud

South African assets have gone from market darlings to misfires. The rand, bonds and equities had a strong start to the year, benefiting from their relative safe haven status among emerging markets and rising commodity prices spurred by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. But the feeling has deteriorated. The nation’s assets …

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FTSE 100 drops as recession fears hit markets

ggood morning. There are warning signs that the UK property boom may finally be coming to an end. The average house price rose 1.1% in April to £286,079, according to Halifax. This is a new record and the 10th consecutive month of growth. However, growth slipped to 10.8pc on an …

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Legendary goalkeeper Brian Baloyi lands coaching job at LaLiga club academy in Joburg

Brian Baloyi in action during one of the LaLiga Fives Futbol events earlier this year. Photo: Ryan Wilkisky/BackpagePix SPORT Former Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Brian Baloyi has joined the RCD Espanyol Academy in Johannesburg as goalkeeping coach. This follows the launch of the youth development institution in Johannesburg by the LaLiga …

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South Africa’s Covid-19 cases jump by more than 6,000…

On the eve of the entry into force of new health regulations to regulate outbreaks of coronavirus infections in the country, new cases of Covid-19 increased by 6,170 with more than one in five tested for the virus. showing positive. Of these, 950 cases have been reported as possible reinfections. …

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How to finance a dream vacation with a home equity loan

You work hard. You need a break. You need a vacation. But this time you need more than just a weekend at the lake. It’s time for the big one: the dream vacation. Whether your dream vacation idea is a two-week safari in Africa or an all-inclusive resort in Bali, …

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More than booksellers | Borneo Online Newsletter

SOWETO, SOUTH AFRICA (AFP) – Behind an unmarked gate on a residential street in the township of Soweto in South Africa, Thami Mazibuko walks down a hallway and up a stairwell, all lined with books. Here at his childhood home, the 36-year-old has turned the upper level into a bookstore …

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2022 SMALL TOWN SNEAKERHEAD SEASON STARTS WITH LOUISIANA COLLECTOR

#SmallTownSneakerhead BIRMINGHAM, Alabama., May 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Hibbett, Inc. (NASDAQ: HIBB), an athletic-inspired fashion retailer with nearly 1,100 specialty Hibbett and City Gear stores nationwide, today announced the launch of the 2022 season. of Small Town Sneakerhead (STSH). The new episode takes viewers to Lafayette, Louisiana where they meet …

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Caesars Sportsbook promo code offers 2 awesome promotions in May

Caesars Sportsbook’s latest promo code will offer bettors the chance to nab an instant bonus of $100 just by making a deposit of $20 this week, which is the perfect special offer during a busy sports betting streak. This week, the NBA playoffs continue as the first games of the …

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Applying for R350 grant and wacky rappers – Top Google searches in South Africa

Google has revealed South Africa’s most searched questions and terms for April 2022, showing that users had significant interest in religious holidays, KwaZulu-Natal floods and social grants. Google Search is the most popular search engine in the world, processing over 40,000 queries per second. This translates to over a billion …

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Loans to transport companies increase at a record pace thanks to the resumption of travel

Capital markets Loans to transport companies increase at a record pace thanks to the resumption of travel Tuesday, May 03, 2022 Public service vehicles ready for passengers at Tea Room Stage, Accra Road, Nairobi on Monday, December 21, 2020. PHOTO | DENNIS ONSONGO | NMG By ELIZABETH KIVUVAMore from this …

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The traveling African entrepreneur on a solar scooter

Tanzanian-born Franck Leya, co-founder and managing director of Honest Travel Experience in South Africa, has had an interesting trip and is now working to get people to experience the continent on solar-powered scooters. BY NAFISA AKABOR I wasn’t a fan of the way tourism was done in the city center …

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Food prices in South Africa continue to soar – and the worst is yet to come

The latest Household Affordability Index from the Pietermaritzburg Economic Justice & Dignity Group (PMBEJD) shows that food prices rose in April 2022. The group recorded its household food basket at R4,542.93 in April 2022. Month-on-month, the average cost of the basket increased by R92.84 (2.9%), from 4,450 .09 rand in …

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Floods prompt ANC to act on climate crisis

The Umdloti roundabout, north of Duraban, was washed away by the floods. Photo: Rosetta Msimang/City Press POLITICS Recent floods that have hit parts of KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape have prompted the ANC to propose the establishment of an ad hoc parliamentary committee on building resilience to climate change. The …

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Black Americans among college graduates expect first-year salaries nearly $50,000 above average salary

As graduation season approaches, black Americans are among the college graduates likely to enter the nation’s workforce soon. Yet, they might be faced with an unpleasant reality regarding the lucrative amount of money they hope to earn by taking on their first career job. According to the 2022 Data: College …

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South Africa likely to see new wave of COVID, health minister says

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa has likely entered a new wave of COVID-19 sooner than expected as new infections and hospitalizations have increased rapidly over the past two weeks, the health minister said Friday. from the country. The increase in new cases was dominated by the BA.4 and BA.5 lineages …

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How they work, cost, alternatives

Title loans use your car as collateral, which means the lender can repossess your car if you don’t pay. Title loans often have to be repaid within 15 to 30 days and charge interest rates of around 300%. Alternatives to title loans include credit cards, personal loans, side gigs, and …

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Here’s when your boss can read your emails in South Africa

Several South African companies have implemented an email monitoring policy in their employment contracts. This policy often covers private and professional use of email, but people often wonder how intrusive it should be, says Roy Bregman, director at Bregman Moodley Attorneys. “Our Constitution respects a person’s right to privacy. The …

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Delta Air Lines will add Cape Town as a stopover on Johannesburg-Atlanta flights

Photo: Vincenzo Pace | single flight Delta Airlines IATA/ICAO code DL/DAL Airline type Full service carrier Hub(s) Boston Logan International Airport, Metro Detroit Wayne County Airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Los Angeles International Airport, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, New York JFK Airport, LaGuardia Airport, Salt Lake City International Airport, Seattle-Tacoma …

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From pandemic learner to successful student

SOUTH AFRICA For two years, universities in South Africa and around the world have been doing their best to provide students with quality education under the adverse conditions precipitated by the COVID-19 pandemic. At the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), based in Johannesburg, South Africa, we implemented emergency distance teaching …

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‘We all wanted this’ | South Africa improves URC standards

According to Irish weather“Gerry Thornly. South African teams have lost just two games against northern hemisphere opponents since the start of the URC. Only the Sharks and Lions have lost one game each on South African soil to non-South African sides. Since the return of their frontline players from international …

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Non-banks are jumping at a rare chance to get SBA 7(a) loans

A fintech community development financial institution that has been active in the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection and Community Advantage programs has been granted a license to participate in the $35 billion flagship 7(a) loan guarantee program of the agency. Only 14 non-custodial lenders are allowed to participate in 7(a). …

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Indy Pass adds 5 new resorts and reduces blackout days for next season

Indy Pass 22-23 Early Bird Rates END May 17 Indy Base Pass – Adult $279, Children (12 and under) $119 Indy+ Pass – Adult $379, Children $169 (no restrictions) Indy Base AddOn Pass – Adult $189, Children $89 (Season Pass Holders for Partner Resorts) Indy+ AddOn Pass – Adult $289, …

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Motion of censure against Vasco Da Gama from the city of Joburg withdrawn

The minority Al Jama-ah party, which had tabled the motion, announced that it was withdrawing out of respect for Da Gama who is in mourning following a family bereavement. Councilor of the Democratic Alliance Vasco da Gama elected new President of the Council of Johannesburg. Photo: Christa Eybers/EWN. JOHANNESBURG – …

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Afrimat: Changes within the Board and the Board Committee

Changes to the Board and Board Committee AFRIMAT LIMITED Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa (Registration number: 2006/022534/06) Share code: AFT ISIN: ZAE000086302 ("Afrimat" or "the Company") CHANGES TO THE BOARD AND BOARD COMMITTEE In accordance with paragraph 3.59 of the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, the board of directors …

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Climate change hits South Africa

Tropical storm Ana in January, tropical cyclone Batsirai in February, then Dumako, Emnati and Gombe in quick succession: three cyclones and two “tropical storms” in six weeks hit the coasts of south-eastern Africa. Then Cyclone Idai at the end of March, which practically destroyed the city of Beira in Mozambique, …

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MTN issues $306.3 million of commercial paper in Nigeria

In a regulatory filing seen by Business Insider Africa, MTN Nigeria explained that the commercial paper issuance is part of a strategy to diversify its funding options. The series 1 and 2 commercial paper issuance falls under MTN Nigeria’s 150 billion naira ($361.8 million) commercial paper programme. Proceeds from the …

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Altvest floats on the Cape Town Stock Exchange

*This content is brought to you by Altvest In an African first, Altvest will be listed on the Cape Town Stock Exchange (CTSE) on May 5. As one of Africa’s most disruptive fintech companies, this listing marks a new chapter in their meteoric rise. Altvest disrupts traditional private equity by …

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Mamelodi Sundowns need points to seal league title as rivals slide

Johannesburg (AFP) – Mamelodi Sundowns need a point in a clash between the South African Premiership and Cape Town City in Pretoria on Wednesday to clinch a record fifth consecutive title. The favorable situation for the dominant club in the country happened without them playing in the renowned domestic competition …

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35 of South Africa’s biggest companies have moved to this European island – with more local startups following

The Isle of Man is about 10,000 km from South Africa, but for many companies it has become their new base of operations and an opportunity to expand or set up workplaces. South Africans visiting the Isle of Man will be greeted by a number of household names, Standard Bank, …

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Zensar Technologies: Press release

Date: April 23, 2022 BSE limited The National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. Corporate Services Department, Place de la Bourse, 3rd stage, 1st Floor, PJ towers, Plot n° C/1, block ‘G’, Dalal Street, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (E), Bombay 400,001 Bombay 400,051 Fax: (022) 2272 2039/2272 3121 Fax: (022) 26598237/26598238 …

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Connacht have their eye on next season but Friend will demand a response after Champions Cup exit

CONNACHT’s UNITED RUGBY Championship play-off hopes are not yet officially over, but the province already have their sights set on next season as they head into the first of two matches in South Africa, the team Andy Friend taking on the Emirates Lions in Johannesburg today. [KO 3.05pm, RTÉ 2/Free …

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Coinbase and Visa Launch Enhanced Crypto-Reward Debit Card in the US

Image source: Getty Images Those on the waitlist for the crypto-rewarded debit card can get both a physical and virtual version of the card which is now available to all US residents except those in Hawaii. Key points Last October, Coinbase announced its partnership with Visa to launch a debit …

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South Africa plans to start tracking emigration – here’s where people are moving

The South African government plans to change its data collection systems to get a better idea of ​​the number of qualified South Africans leaving the country. The proposal, which is included in the latest National Labor Migration Policy (NLMP) from the Department of Employment and Labour, notes that the country …

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Africa: Climate may not directly cause conflict, but is key to peacebuilding

Climate change is not a direct driver of conflict. Most scientists agree on this and this is reflected in the report of Working Group II of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. There is no straight line between climate-related risks and conflict-related outcomes. The report compares the impacts of climate …

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Bloemfontein is booming with first-time home buyers – outpacing Johannesburg’s residential rebound

Bloemfontein (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images) Nearly 8,700 properties in Bloemfontein were sold in 2021, up 30% from the previous year and representing an eight-year high. That’s a better rebound from the coronavirus-induced crisis than Johannesburg, which grew just 22%. First-time home buyers are driving the property boom in Bloemfontein …

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At a Glance: Patent Enforcement Procedures in South Africa

Patent application procedure Lawsuits and courts What legal or administrative procedures are available to enforce patent rights against an infringer? Are there specialized jurisdictions before which an action for patent infringement can or must be brought? South African patent law is governed by the Patents Act No. 57 of 1978, …

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Japan overtakes China in new loan race in Kenya

By CONSTANT MUNDA China has cut its financial commitment to Kenya’s development projects nearly four times in seven years, falling behind Japan on the list of top bilateral lenders to the East African nation for the second consecutive year. . The Treasury has in budget estimates for the fiscal year …

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SKLAR KIRSH’S SIMONE COLLINS AMONG LOS ANGELES BUSINESS JOURNAL’S WOMEN OF INFLUENCE

LOS ANGELES, April 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Los Angeles-based law firm Sklar Kirsh LLP today announced that its partner Simone Collins was selected as a winner in a Los Angeles Business Journal special supplement recognizing the most influential women lawyers in the city. The “Women of Influence: Women Lawyers” list …

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How to Measure and Improve Your Digital Maturity for Online Sales Success | The Guardian Nigeria News

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, April 19, 2022 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/ – Is a website really a ‘digital experience’? South African retailers are in a rush to capitalize on the growing number of South African consumers choosing to shop online as digitalization and the disruptive impact of the pandemic change consumer …

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What’s behind the catastrophic floods in South Africa

Residents of Durban’s Inanda district draw water from a pond created by a road collapse. South Africa, the most industrialized country on the continent, has largely escaped the tropical cyclones that regularly hit its neighbours. But last week, storms hit the city of Durban on the east coast, causing heavy …

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Here and Now with Sandra Bookman: Impact of Student Loans on Black Women, Plus Dancing with the Stars Champion Iman Shumpert

NEW YORK (WABC) – In this episode of Here and Now, we chat with author and activist Kimberly Jones about her new book “How We Can Win” which looks at the impact of systemic racism and strategies to overcome it. . And we discuss the impact of student debt, especially …

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Addionics Wins BNEF 2022 Pioneer Award by Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Addionics, a chemistry-independent battery technology company, has been selected as a 2022 Pioneer by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) for its technology’s potential to accelerate global decarbonization and halt climate change. Winners are judged by a panel of cross-industry experts based on technological innovation, ability to transform and scale, and …

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AFP looking to retain Liebenberg for World Athletics

KARACHI: The Pakistan Athletics Federation (AFP) wants South African coach Terseus Liebenberg to accompany the country’s top javelin thrower, Arshad Nadeem, during the World Championships in Athletics to be held in Oregon, in the United States, July 15-24. “Yes, we want to have his services during the World Championship. We …

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South Africa flood death toll nears 400 as rescuers search for missing | South Africa

South African police, military and volunteer rescuers have widened the search for dozens of people still missing five days after the deadliest storm to hit the city of Durban in living memory as the death toll amounted to nearly 400. The floods, which affected nearly 41,000 people, left a wake …

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Oga Bello and other filmmakers secure N200m interest-free loans

By Aduragbemi Omiyale Veteran actor and filmmaker, Mr. Adebayo Salami, otherwise known as Oga Bello, has received interest-free loans worth N200 million alongside 38 other filmmakers. The financial support was given to them by the Lagos State Government to support the creative industry and boost the economy. The disbursement was …

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