Africa’s Hope in Achieving Sustainable Development Goals

[Ethiopian Herald] The United Nations designed the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in order to transform the livelihood of the people around the world. The 2030 agenda that includes commitments to 17 goals and 169 targets in tackling sustainable d…

[Ethiopian Herald] The United Nations designed the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in order to transform the livelihood of the people around the world. The 2030 agenda that includes commitments to 17 goals and 169 targets in tackling sustainable development challenges is a plan of action for people, planet and prosperity. It is addressing the biggest challenges in the world such as climate change, poverty, diseases, energy crisis, food insecurity and water scarcity. All these challenges are mainly common in Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

‘Stay On the Land’, Says Zuma. It Hasn’t Been for Lack of Trying

[Daily Maverick] Will those who reap the reward of land redistribution be those in the queue of history, patiently waiting for justice to get around to them, or will it be those who already have the money and the connections and are poised to add a far…

[Daily Maverick] Will those who reap the reward of land redistribution be those in the queue of history, patiently waiting for justice to get around to them, or will it be those who already have the money and the connections and are poised to add a farm here or there to their property portfolios? By LAUREL OETTLE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Critics May Have a Valid Point, Admits Acacia Mining Boss

[Tanzania Business Ethics] This week at the Indaba 2017 Convention in Cape Town, Brad Gordon, the CEO of Acacia Mining, gave his speech and presentation. We found a copy of the presentation on the Acacia Mining website.

[Tanzania Business Ethics] This week at the Indaba 2017 Convention in Cape Town, Brad Gordon, the CEO of Acacia Mining, gave his speech and presentation. We found a copy of the presentation on the Acacia Mining website.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Entrepreneurship in South Africa – Sitting Backwards On a Donkey Riding Further Away

[Daily Maverick] To get higher levels of growth, South Africa needs investment. That will not happen if entrepreneurs are held up as villains who cause other people to be poor.

[Daily Maverick] To get higher levels of growth, South Africa needs investment. That will not happen if entrepreneurs are held up as villains who cause other people to be poor.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

#SONA2017 – the Night of Ultraviolence

[Daily Maverick] Grim-faced ministers and MPs exited the National Assembly after violence marred the State of the Nation Address (SONA) – again. Gone was any pretence that it was business as usual at SONA 2017, maintained rigorously for over a week by …

[Daily Maverick] Grim-faced ministers and MPs exited the National Assembly after violence marred the State of the Nation Address (SONA) - again. Gone was any pretence that it was business as usual at SONA 2017, maintained rigorously for over a week by Parliament's political and administrative leadership despite clear evidence of unprecedented security measures and planned restrictions on the media. There was an unmistakably depressed atmosphere over Parliament. And a song by ANC MPs in honour of their party's former presid

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Iyanya Signs Record Deal With Jay Z’s Roc Nation?

[Vanguard] There are indications that Mavin Records latest artiste, Iyanya, may have hooked up with Jaz Z’s Roc Nation. The singer jetted out of the country last week, in the company of Director of Communications, Temple Management Company, Terfa Tille…

[Vanguard] There are indications that Mavin Records latest artiste, Iyanya, may have hooked up with Jaz Z's Roc Nation. The singer jetted out of the country last week, in the company of Director of Communications, Temple Management Company, Terfa Tilley-Gyado, as they headlined an entertainment panel at the Africa Business Conference, which held at the prestigious Georgetown University, Washington DC.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

State of the Nation – the New Right in South Africa

[Daily Maverick] On February 1, 2017, Mzwanele Manyi, President of the Progressive Professionals Forum, tweeted the following message: “Trump is very clear: America 1st. Brexit is very clear: UK 1st. S Africa MUST be clear about SA 1st. NOT Rating Agen…

[Daily Maverick] On February 1, 2017, Mzwanele Manyi, President of the Progressive Professionals Forum, tweeted the following message: "Trump is very clear: America 1st. Brexit is very clear: UK 1st. S Africa MUST be clear about SA 1st. NOT Rating Agencies 1st." Beautiful in its brevity, Manyi's message reveals the tensions and contradictions inherent in the world situation and the state of our nation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SARS Wars – Suspension of the Last Remaining Key Official Jeopardises ‘Tobacco War’ Cases

[Daily Maverick] The last man standing in SARS’ Project Honey Badger investigation into the illicit tobacco industry has been suspended. The project was registered in 2013 when it became apparent that the fiscus was losing around R3-billion a year due …

[Daily Maverick] The last man standing in SARS' Project Honey Badger investigation into the illicit tobacco industry has been suspended. The project was registered in 2013 when it became apparent that the fiscus was losing around R3-billion a year due to tax evasion, money laundering and corruption. Project Honey Badger targeted various tobacco industry players, including BAT, as well as smaller companies. It also sparked the first attack on SARS by spies and double agents and which ultimately resulted in the suspension of

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa