Thursday, 8th June 2023

Cape Town

30 Mar
Two female police officers helped deliver a baby at the Kathu Police Station, Cape Town.
29 Jan
A Russian polar research vessel docked in South Africa's Cape Town harbour at the weekend as climate protesters raised fears it could be used to help Moscow explore for minerals in protected Antarctica. The Akademik Aleksandr Karpinskiy icebreaker is on its way to the Antarctic as part of a scientific expedition launched late last year,…
3 Jan
Armed with a flask of coffee, some boiled eggs and a towel to shield his bare legs from the scorching sun, 90-year-old Frans Hugo sets off every Thursday to deliver newspapers in the South African desert. Week in, week out, the elderly editor has made the 1,200-kilometre (750-mile) round trip across the semi-arid Karoo region…
4 Nov 2022
Canada-based group, International Council for Local Environmental Initiative (LCLEI), has concluded plans to construct its Africa Regional Office and 10,000-capacity International Centre in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
19 Oct 2022
The $50 million action epic, The Woman King – directed by African-American, Gina Prince-By the wood, and filmed in Cape Town and Kwazulu-Natal - recounts the tale of the all-women regiment
25 Jun 2022
As the Chicago Fashion Week beckons, those who have distinguished themselves and contributed their quota to the fashion industry are being recognised.
24 Apr 2022
Africa, home to about 1.3 billion people, is the world’s second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia. Now, half of the world’s population currently live in cities, and Africa has its fair share.  Let’s take a look at some of Africa’s most populous cities, shall we?! Lagos, Nigeria Think of a commercial hub and think…
27 Feb 2022
his was the message I received from a friend of mine who had entrusted us and bought a project offplan from us. He was not patient enough because he was yet to see the building rise
7 Jan 2022
On December 26th, 2021, barely a week to welcome the New Year, the globally renowned former Archbishop of Cape Town, Desmond Mpilo Tutu, joined his ancestors. This was after an enduring struggle
2 Jan 2022
After apartheid was dismantled and South Africa ushered in the first free elections in 1994, Tutu chaired the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, which exposed the horrors
2 Jan 2022
A major fire broke out in the South African parliament building in Cape Town on Sunday, said AFP reporters at the scene...
19 Apr 2021
A weekend fire in Cape Town has ravaged part of a university library housing a unique collection of African archives, its director said Monday, as the blaze advanced towards the city centre.


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African Refinery Port Harcourt Limited, the NNPC Joint Venture Partner in the 100,000 barrels per day refinery currently being developed within the Port Harcourt Refinery Complex, has lauded the bold decision to remove the premium motor spirit..
10 mins ago
Niger State Governor, Mohammed Umar Bago, has unveiled of plans to host the first ever Green Economy Summit to mark his 100 days in office. Speaking at the launch of the initiative in Minna,...
14 mins ago
Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has lamented his inability to access certified true copies of Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) materials needed to prosecute his petition against ...
16 mins ago
Ibom Air, an airline owned by Akwa Ibom State, has surpassed the targets it set for its first four years of operations. This is contained in a statement to commemorate the airline’s fourth anniversary, signed by the GM, Marketing and Communication, Aniekan Essienette, and made available to newsmen in Uyo. According to the airline, which…
20 mins ago
Workers and some labour leaders have demanded that the right kind of decent wage Nigerian workers need at this critical period in the economy should be the one that is commensurate with the level of inflation that emerged as a result of government policies.