Category Archives: Lifestyle

G20 TOURISM MINISTERS COMMIT TO CREATING JOBS

PRETORIA– South African Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom and his counterparts from members of the Group of 20 (G20) leading developed and emerging economies have committed to creating more jobs and promoting entrepreneurship in tourism, especially …

De Beers Rolls out App to Clean up Sierra Leone Diamond Supply Chain

Global diamond giant De Beers is rolling out an app to help small-scale, artisanal diamond miners in Sierra Leone certify that gems they pry from the soil are legal, the Anglo American unit said on …

SOUTH AFRICA’S PUBLIC PROTECTOR ACCUSED OF MISLEADING PARLIAMENT

CAPE TOWN-The South Africa Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Justice has accused the Public Protector (Ombudsman), Busisiwe Mkhwebane, of misleading Parliament.

Last month Mkhwebane told the Committee that she never met with former President Jacob Zuma …

SOUTH AFRICA’S PUBLIC PROTECTOR ACCUSED OF MISLEADING PARLIAMENT

CAPE TOWN-The South Africa Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Justice has accused the Public Protector (Ombudsman), Busisiwe Mkhwebane, of misleading Parliament.

Last month Mkhwebane told the Committee that she never met with former President Jacob Zuma …

Nigerian Police, Shi’ite Muslim Protesters Clash for Second Day

Police fired tear gas at Shi’ite Muslim protesters Tuesday in the Nigerian capital of Abuja during a second day of clashes with demonstrators who are demanding the release of their religious leader.

Shi’ite leader Ibrahim …