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By Sarah Mills CAP D’ANTIBES, France, July 26 (Reuters) – Elton John on Wednesday hosted a celebrity-packed gala that raised more than $6 million to fight HIV/AIDS in Kenya, thanks partly to auctions of a luxury car and an autographed piano used in the singer’s “Rocketman” movie musical. The British singer-songwriter, on a break from […]

The Franchise Association of South Africa, through its membership of BUSA was invited to a conversation with the Minister of Trade & Industry and his team on Monday 22nd July and is encouraged at the positive and committed attitude and the concrete steps taken by government to partner with the private sector. “After years of […]

Celebrating its 3rd anniversary on Sunday 13 October 2019, the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN will boast a whopping prize purse of R250 000. The FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN is the last of three mass participation road running events that make up the FNB Run Your City Series. The 2019 series kicked off in Cape Town in […]

  In the inaugural event last year, the Africa & Middle East boys team won the international division to advance to the global championship game where they lost to the U.S. Central boys team and finished as the tournament runner-up.  Marouf Moumine (Cameroon), who will be returning with the Africa boys team, was recognized with […]

When a journalist we know walks through the streets of his hometown in Burundi, his neighbors often exclaim: “Here comes uwubangamiwe!” Although they say it in jest, the nickname – which means ‘at risk’ in Kirundi – reveals the constant danger he faces. Three years after his colleague Jean Bigirimana disappeared, he and many other Burundian journalists […]

  By Thin Lei Win ROME, July 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – If India’s water-short farmers were to adopt more efficient methods of irrigation, cutting evaporation from their fields, farmers in East Africa might see less rainfall – and worsening drought – within five years, scientists warned Monday. In a paper in Nature Sustainability, researchers […]

  The acclaimed, award-winning South African production of the musical The Color Purple will return to The Nelson Mandela Theatre stage at Joburg Theatre in Johannesburg for an unprecedented third season from April 2nd to 12th 2020. Casting has been completed and Joburg Theatre and executive producer Bernard Jay are delighted to announce the company […]

  MOGADISHU, July 22 (Reuters) – At least 17 people were killed and 28 others wounded when a bomb went off outside a hotel near the international airport in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Monday, medical officials said. The Al Qaeda-linked Islamist group al Shabaab, which is trying to topple Somalia’s weak U.N.-backed government, claimed responsibility […]

  Sio finally has a full-length project to call her own. On ‘sbtxts‘ Sio brings her need for storytelling to the fore through her visceral yet meticulous songwriting and poetic interludes. The project embodies a world of another realm. Fortunately for you, you can book a ticket to experience this other world by getting ‘sbtxts’ […]

By Nita Bhalla NAIROBI, July 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Sudanese women were a driving force during months of protests that ousted veteran autocrat Omar al-Bashir, but the sexual violence they endured risks being forgotten with the signing of a power-sharing deal, women’s rights activists said on Thursday. Action must be taken to address scores […]


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