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

Arik Air to Challenge Amcon Take-Over As Staff Express Mixed Feelings

[Vanguard] The Asset Management Company of Nigeria, AMCON, yesterday, took over management and ownership of Arik Air, and appointed Captain Roy Ukpebo Ilegbodu as Managing Director, following the airline’s indebtedness to the tune of N135 billion

[Vanguard] The Asset Management Company of Nigeria, AMCON, yesterday, took over management and ownership of Arik Air, and appointed Captain Roy Ukpebo Ilegbodu as Managing Director, following the airline's indebtedness to the tune of N135 billion

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari Back Anytime From Now – Presidency Sources

[Vanguard] Amidst increasing concerns over the health status of President Muhammadu Buhari, indications emerged, yesterday, of his imminent return to the country, having reportedly finished with the extended medical tests his United Kingdom-based physi…

[Vanguard] Amidst increasing concerns over the health status of President Muhammadu Buhari, indications emerged, yesterday, of his imminent return to the country, having reportedly finished with the extended medical tests his United Kingdom-based physicians ran on him.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Best of Endemic Wildlife Destinations

[Ethiopian Herald] As technology and travel interest popularizes more and more on the native wild creatures of Ethiopia, the best places to find them in their natural habitats is at the highlands of this horn of Africa.

[Ethiopian Herald] As technology and travel interest popularizes more and more on the native wild creatures of Ethiopia, the best places to find them in their natural habitats is at the highlands of this horn of Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia