JOHANNESBURG - Davos-klosters- The South African delegation to the World Economic Forum in Africa has held engagements with government and business leaders as it seeks to boost the country's image as an investment destination, tradeShow More Summary
JOHANNESBURG - Cyril Ramaphosa's position as leader of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) in South Africa has been a magnet for investors and world leaders who are keen to hear his position on the country's future direction. This...Show More Summary
Should we build a wall to keep him out? In the past couple of weeks, thanks to the president’s racist comments about Haiti and African countries he can’t even name -- remember “Nambia”? -- as well as the stamp of approval he awarded future immigrants from Norway, we’ve seen a surprising amount of commentary about that fortunate country. Show More Summary
Ugandan leader says he loves the US president for being frank with Africans, after Trump's alleged 'shithole' comment.
Shanghai (AFP) – South African striker Dino Ndlovu spent three nights sheltering in a station toilet before going on to play Champions League football — and he is now embarking on the latest chapter in his career with a move to China. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON - IMF chief Christine Lagarde said on Tuesday she had met with South African Deputy President Cyril Rampahosa on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos and they agreed that structural challenges were a burden to economic growth in Africa’s largest economy. Show More Summary
JOHANNESBURG - The South African delegation led by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa arrived in good spirits in Davos, Switzerland, for the 48th World Economic Forum that started on Monday. Minister of Economic Development Ebrahim Patel...Show More Summary
Born in South African in 1939, Hugh Masekela first got turned on to the trumpet after seeing the 1950 biopic about Bix Beiderbecke called Young Man with a Horn. In 1960, at the age of 21, he started feeling the heat from South African...Show More Summary
South African jazz legend Hugh Masekela died on Tuesday aged 78, his family announced, triggering an outpouring of tributes to his music, his long career and his anti-apartheid activism. "After a protracted and courageous battle with prostate cancer, he passed peacefully in Johannesburg," Masekela's family said in a statement. Show More Summary
JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Monday defended President Donald Trump over his recent comments disparaging immigration from Africa and Haiti, telling The Associated Press that the president's "heart" is aimed at a merit-based system that is blind to immigrants' "race or creed."
Preferental, a digital start-up business launched a free local app that aims to facilitate virtual property inspections and property application for property owners and renters. Continue reading South African app aims to ease property inspections at Property Portal Watch.
A new wave of foreign direct investment has swept sub-Saharan African countries, with inflows becoming more diversified both geographically and sectorally. This column presents an analysis that shows a high degree of complementarity between involvement in global value chains and FDI. Show More Summary
Exactly 44 years after Get Christie Love! premiered as a TV movie on ABC, spawning the first hourlong drama with an African American actress as the lead, its reboot is getting a formal pilot order by the same network. ABC has officially...Show More Summary
He also chronicled his personal journey from the Black Power movement through a conversion to the Jewish faith.
The Please Remember collection includes 17th-century slave shackles, Frederick Douglass' newspaper, and an Obama poster. The post Eugene Robinson’s Collection of African American History and Art Goes to Auction appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Ugandan president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni spoke out in defense of President Trump on Tuesday, telling lawmakers at the opening of the East African Legislative Assembly held in Kampala that he loved the American leader as “he talks to Africans frankly.” The comments came a little less than two weeks after Trump described African nations, along with Haiti […]
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African anti-apartheid veteran Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, ex-wife of late President Nelson Mandela, has been hospitalized for a kidney infection but is expected to make a full recovery, the Times Live online news site said on Tuesday.
He recorded more than 40 solo albums and performed with musicians ranging from Harry Belafonte to Paul Simon. Masekela died after a prolonged battle with prostate cancer.
Hugh Masekela, the South African trumpeter and unlikely pop star who received a shout-out from Eric Burdon & the Animals in their 1967 rock opus “Monterey,” has died. The legendary musician, who became recognized as the Father of South African...
The veteran trumpeter and groundbreaking artist was 78. The star was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2008.