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Exhibition documents tallest residential skyscraper in Africa

last weekArts : Artdaily

A remarkable photographic project which documents five years in the lives of the inhabitants of Ponte City, an iconic Johannesburg landmark and the tallest residential skyscraper in Africa, is having its only UK showing at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery this winter. Show More Summary

26 Hotels in South Africa to Join Marriott Rewards in February

Effective as of Monday, February 23, 2015, you can earn, redeem and enjoy full elite level status benefits at 26 participating Protea Hotel properties, Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! and African Pride Hotel properties in Johannesburg, Cape...Show More Summary

US, SA in flap over chicken trade

Senators threaten to try to block South Africa from lucrative US-Africa trade agreement over import duties on cheaper cuts of chicken. ||| Johannesburg - Two United States senators have threatened to try to block South Africa from a lucrative US-Africa trade agreement if Pretoria doesn't lift import duties on cheaper cuts of chicken. Show More Summary

ANIMAL: the Custom-Built Denim Car from South Africa

Hash reporting from Maker Faire Africa 2014: One of the most ambitions items at Maker Faire Africa this year in Johannesburg, South Africa is Samuel Ngobeni’s “art car”. He’s a designer from Germinston, who has spent the last three years building his ANIMAL car, from the ground up, that means the frame and all. Show More Summary

Standard Bank inks multi billion rand loan

Standard Bank has signed a US700 million (R8.6bn), 36-month term loan facility in London. ||| Johannesburg - Standard Bank on Wednesday signed a US700 million (R8.6bn), 36-month term loan facility in London. The transaction was launched...Show More Summary

SA bans chicken imports over bird flu

Imports of poultry from countries infected with the avian influenza virus have been banned, the SA Poultry Association said. ||| Johannesburg - Imports of poultry products from countries infected with the avian influenza virus have been banned, the SA Poultry Association (Sapa) said on Wednesday. Show More Summary

Benchtop ABS Plastic Extruder at Maker Faire Africa

In the desktop machines arena from the ThingKing folks, displayed at Maker Faire Africa, Johannesburg: Lyall Sprong writes: We used the books of David J Gingery as a guide toward building the initial prototype as well as a some relevant instructables. Show More Summary

Robot Science

From Robot Science in Johannesburg: We use exciting re-programmable low cost robotics, teaching analytical thinking and problem-solving skills with real-world challenges that young South Africans can see, touch and feel. We also teach...Show More Summary

US says it was unaware of SAfrican hostage talks

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The United States did not know about talks on the reportedly imminent release of a South African hostage who died in a U.S. raid on al-Qaida militants in Yemen, the U.S. ambassador in South Africa said Monday.

African Insurers In Vogue As Incomes Rise

By Carolyn Cohn and Helen Nyambura-Mwaura LONDON/JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A growing middle class in sub-Saharan Africa is enticing European and South African insurers to buy local firms focussing mainly on life insurance and pensions, in the face of mature markets and strong competition at home. Show More Summary

Crowd Chanted ‘Jump, Jump, Jump': Suicidal Man Dies After Crowd Goaded Him To Jump Off Building

A man has died after jumping off the fifth floor of a building last Thursday in Johannesburg, South Africa. The man, who appeared to have been showing erratic and suicidal behaviors during the incident, was goaded by a local crowd who...Show More Summary

Johannesburg: Four Seasons Brings the Zebra Print at The Westcliff Johannesburg, Now Open

3 weeks agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

If hunting for hidden Mickey Mouse ears isn?t your thing, perhaps some wildlife spotting sounds more appealing? It may not have made the summer opening we were hoping for, but Four Seasons The Westcliff in Johannesburg is now welcoming guests, after a $56 million renovation of the hotel. Show More Summary

Obama's plan to 'Power Africa' gets off to a dim start

4 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

By Joe Brock JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Barack Obama last year told a cheering crowd in Cape Town that a $7 billion plan to "Power Africa" would double electricity output on the world's poorest continent and bring "light where currently there is darkness". Show More Summary

The country hit hardest by Ebola celebrates Thanksgiving, too

last monthNews : The Raw Story

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Thanksgiving is traditionally a time to reflect on blessings, something Liberia has been short of this year as the country hardest hit by the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. But the turning tide of Ebola management in Liberia is offering cautious hope that the deadly...

SABMiller, Coca-Cola create African bottler

SABMiller, Coca-Cola and Gutsche Family Investments (GFI) are combining their soft drinks bottling operations. ||| London/Johannesburg - SABMiller, The Coca-Cola Company and Gutsche Family Investments (GFI) are combining their soft drinks...Show More Summary

New reinsurer targets 38 African states

One Re said it’s seeking clients across 38 African countries in the next year as growth outpaces developed regions. ||| Johannesburg - One Re, the first reinsurer approved under Britain’s “twin peaks” system of financial regulation, said it’s seeking clients across 38 African countries in the next year as growth outpaces developed regions. Show More Summary

China Sub-Saharan Africa links risky: Moody’s

Sub-Saharan Africa faced downside risks because of its links to China's economy, ratings agency Moody's Investor Service said. ||| Johannesburg - Sub-Saharan Africa faced downside risks because of its links to China's economy, ratings agency Moody's Investor Service said on Tuesday. Show More Summary

BHP won’t sell more spinoff assets

BHP Billiton won’t sell any more assets set aside for a $15 billion (R165 billion) spinoff. ||| Johannesburg - BHP Billiton won’t sell any more assets set aside for a $15 billion (R165 billion) spinoff after today’s disposal of an aluminum...Show More Summary

Urban Scrambler: Caiman’s Honda CX500

South Africa is a motorcycling nirvana—especially for dual-sport riders. From the winelands in the Western Cape, all the way across to the Midlands in KwaZulu Natal, great riding and idyllic scenery abound. Commuting in Johannesburg is a far cry from traversing the countryside though. Jozi… Read more » The post Urban Scrambler: Caiman’s Honda CX500 appeared first on Bike EXIF.

World Bank sees R44bn Ebola impact in Africa

The World Bank now expects the impact of the Ebola epidemic on Sub-Saharan Africa's economy to be around $3-$4 billion (R44 billion). ||| Johannesburg - The World Bank now expects the impact of the Ebola epidemic on Sub-Saharan Africa's...Show More Summary

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