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24 Apr
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
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
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
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
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.
30 Sep 2020
South Africa will reopen its borders to all African countries from Thursday while barring tourists from around 50 nations with high coronavirus infection rates, the government said on Wednesday. The continent's most industrialised economy shuttered its borders at the start of a strict nationwide lockdown on March 27 to limit the spread of the virus.…
12 Oct 2019
With the deployment of her latest technology in Africa, American multinational technology giant, Google has stepped up its commitment to identifying, promoting and boosting the African tourism sector.
18 Jul 2019
South African soldiers on Thursday started patrolling Cape Town's crime-ridden townships under a deployment ordered by the government to counter a surge of shootings, gang violence, and murders.
15 Mar 2019
Georgia Oboh’s career as a professional golfer has not gone exactly the way she planned it. And it is not because of want of trying. Since winning the Cote d’Ivoire Open in her debut in the paid ranks, the 18-year-old Nigerian has just fallen shot in the major competitions she has featured in. But in…
12 Mar 2019
Five promising start-ups from across Africa, have been chosen as regional winners in MEST Africa’s yearly, Pan-African Pitch Competition.    The winners move a step closer to winning $50,000 in equity investment, a place in the MEST Africa incubator of their choice and global mentorship to help their company scale. Winners will pitch on a…
10 Sep 2018
South Africa's second city Cape Town, battling its worst drought in 100 years, announced Monday that it would ease severe water rationing after significant rains in the region.


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