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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

G20: Zuma to meet business leaders

South African President Jacob Zuma has taken his ministers of finance and international relations to the G20 summit. ||| Johannesburg - South African President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Brisbane, Australia, to attend the G20 leaders summit, the presidency said on Wednesday. Show More Summary

Nigerian stocks slide for 13th day

Nigerian stocks, the world’s worst-performing equities market this quarter, dropped as the naira weakened following central bank intervention last week that helped reverse a depreciation to a record low. ||| Johannesburg - Nigerian stocks,...Show More Summary

South African President Investigated Over $23M Mansion Makeover

Johannesburg (AFP) - South African police are investigating President Jacob Zuma over a $23 million taxpayer-funded refurbishment project at his rural homestead, according to parliamentary papers. In a written police response to lawmakers,...Show More Summary

‘Moody’s downgrade was to be expected’

For several months now we have been commenting on the divergence between the credit ratings of South Africa by the three leading credit rating agencies. ||| Johannesburg - For several months now we have been commenting on the divergence between the credit ratings of South Africa by the three leading credit rating agencies. Show More Summary

Words from the Southern Hemisphere

As a result of some recent presentations I made in Johannesburg, I was invited to submit a commentary piece to the widely read Mail and Guardian in South Africa. Please take a look (and please ignore the typos). The lede:With the progress in the delivery of healthcare over the past several decades, one wonders where the next advances will arise. Show More Summary

Springleap Brings A New Model For Creative Design To Madison Avenue And Beyond

2 weeks agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Springleap has traveled from its offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa, to Brooklyn to set up its global headquarters and bring a new model for crowdsourced design to the “Mad Men” of Madison Avenue. The company started...Show More Summary

China, SA enter into energy deal

China and South Africa laid the foundation for possible use of Chinese nuclear technology in this country. ||| Johannesburg - China and South Africa laid the foundation on Friday for possible use of Chinese nuclear technology in this country. Show More Summary

Westinghouse, Eskom fight back in court

Westinghouse Electric said it asked a local court to charge Eskom with contempt for allegedly failing to provide documents on its decision to hand a contract to Areva. ||| Johannesburg - Westinghouse Electric, the US nuclear builderShow More Summary

Nigeria stocks fall most in Africa for 2014

Nigerian stocks dropped, overtaking Zimbabwe as Africa’s worst performer this year, as sliding oil prices weaken the nation’s ability to defend its currency at a record low. ||| Johannesburg - Nigerian stocks dropped, overtaking Zimbabwe...Show More Summary

Old Mutual has R4.3bn for Africa expansion

||| Johannesburg - Old Mutual, Africa’s biggest insurer, has 4.3 billion rand for acquisitions on the continent, where growth rates higher than advanced countries may help boost sales after third-quarter growth declined. “We’ve identified...Show More Summary

Old Mutual hurt by slowing SA growth

Old Mutual said gross sales fell 4.6 percent in the third quarter as economic activity in of South Africa slowed. ||| Johannesburg - Old Mutual, Africa’s biggest insurer, said gross sales fell 4.6 percent in the third quarter as economic...Show More Summary

Suspect arrested in killing of S. Africa's national soccer team captain

By Zandi Shabalala JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A suspect in the killing of the captain and goalkeeper of South Africa's national soccer team has been arrested after witnesses picked him out in an identity parade, police said in a statement on Friday. Show More Summary

Suspect arrested in killing of S. Africa's national soccer team captain

3 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A suspect in the killing of the captain of South Africa's national soccer team has been arrested, a spokesman for the National Prosecuting Authority said on Friday. Spokesman Nathi Mncube said the suspect, Zanokuhle Mbatha, had made a brief appearance in the Boksburg Magistrate court east of Johannesburg. Show More Summary

Technicolor SEED Library Shipping Containers Provide a Fun Learning Environment for Johannesburg Kids

Johannesburg-based Architects of Justice were commissioned to design the library, but after the project ran out of money, the design team had to go back to the drawing board and come up with a solution that engages with the kids and offers a high-quality space

Your Concise Guide to Exchange Rates Bushwick

4 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

Elements both foreign and domestic are soon to descend on the Bushwick section of Brooklyn under the aegis of Exchange Rates, an art exposition featuring artists and galleries imported from a dozen locations — Tacoma to Johannesburg, Glasgow to Beijing — orchestrated by London-based Sluice with local partners Centotto and Theodore:Art.

New word: "maieutikos"

Among the joys of teaching Lean process improvement with people like the Lean Institute Africa's Norman Faull are the unexpected language lessons. Today at a Best Care Always workshop in Johannesburg, Norman posted the slide seen above.Maieutikos?I'll let you read the slide to get the meaning and context. Show More Summary

GlobalGirl Media at The Fak'ugesi Digital Africa Festival 2014 in Johannesburg

GlobalGirl Media The Amaze Digital Games Festival at Fakugesi2014-- hosted by Wits University, which brings top African and international digital visionaries to Braamfontein, Johannesburg in an exciting range of public events.

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