May 28, 2017

African middle class seeking private education

Follow Us By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa Private education is gaining serious appeal on the African continent’s wealthy. Economic research highlighting that the rapid growth of the African middle class has led to an increase of private universities and private schools across the continent. And that an increasingly number of parents are seeking a quality education for their […]

Draft AU Transitional Justice Policy to be adopted in May

Follow Us By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa At a two-day validation workshop on the draft African Union Transitional Justice Policy (AUTJP) in Lusaka, Zambia at the end of last month a way forward was created. The workshop was organised by the Department of Political Affairs (DPA), African Union Commission (AUC), with support from the Center for the Study […]

Iconic Urban Garden Threatened with Foreclosure in South Central LA

Follow Us Los Angeles–Only 7 days are left to save Ron Finley’s “Gangsta Garden,” an initiative started to support urban nutrition education and provide positive work for area youth. Over 21,000 people signed a Care2 petition to request Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and the foreclosure entity, Strategic Acquisitions Inc. to cease foreclosure actions against […]

US Gold Bureau to Feature African-American as Lady Liberty for 225th Anniversary

Follow Us Austin, Texas – The American Liberty 225 Anniversary Gold Coin now depicts Lady Liberty as an African American, according to the US Mint. Released April 6, it is the first in a series of minority themed Lady Liberty coins inspired by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, a member of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC). Abdul-Jabbar, […]

Long Live the Spirit of Joe Mafela Long Live!

Follow Us So Joe Mafela has left us. He was 75. ‘Bra Joe’ as he was fondly known passed on in the last evening of Saturday, March 18, after the car he was traveliing in was heat by a bakkie from behind. As a South African-based international actor, songwriter, film producer, director, singer, and a […]

Family Business Model: Can Become The Business of The 21st Century by Thandisizwe Mgudlwa

Follow Us                   The concept of a Family Business is one that is seriously underrated. But the truth is that, it is the most viable business venture that the ordinary folk on the street is likely to succeed in. Some people may nit know that Coke started […]

VIDEO: Kenya’s podcasting ‘sex queens’

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Follow Us                       President Buhari was in good spirits, joking with senior officials and journalists.But as his address went on the president appeared to ramble, referring to the importance of technology and education. He even urged Nigerians not to self-medicate.These comments will do little to […]

AST HEAT! Yemi Alade – Johnny

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Nigerian Federal Government sacks all NCAA Directors

Follow Us The Federal Government has approved the sack of all the directors in the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) with immediate effect. All nine directors were dismissed by the Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika. Those affected are: Alhaji Salawu Ozigi (Director of Finance and Accounts), Dr. Joyce Nkemakolam (Director of Aerodrome […]

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