Africa: AU lacks quality leaders like Mbeki and Obasanjo to drive it

AU lacks quality leaders like Mbeki and Obasanjo to drive it The African Union lacks new Mbekis, Obasanjos and Bouteflikas to drive it, analyst Sibusiso Nkomo from the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation has said. “The AU is far from its vision of an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa that is a dynamic force in the global arena,” he said […]

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Africa: How Morocco charmed its way back to AU

How Morocco charmed its way back to AU The concerns of South African government officials regarding Morocco’s recent readmission to the AU were outlined in an article published Tuesday by Johannesburg-based newspaper Daily Maverick. Saying the decision was “bad news for South Africa,” the article quoted one South African official who called it “a regrettable decision” due to the country’s […]

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Africa: Why Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma Will Be The Next President Of The ANC

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Why Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma Will Be The Next President Of The ANC Truth be told, branches don’t matter. Look at what the leadership of the various party structures are saying instead. The starting pistol is yet to officially go off, but the sprinters are already out of the blocks. The presidential campaigning has taken a distinctly African National Congress (ANC) feel, […]

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Aviation: South African Airways Gets Another Bailout, SAA May Be Privatizing

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Cash-strapped South African Airways has been granted a $347 million bailout in addition to the $1.04 billion that taxpayers have already paid to keep the airline going, and it could be getting funding in the form of a strategic equity partner, Eyewitness News reported. The bailout comes with conditions that the airline cuts costs. SAA is expected to achieve financial […]

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Africa: Tourism Business Council of South Africa Appoints New Boss

The Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) has elected former South African Reserve Bank Governor, Tito Mboweni, as the Chairman of its Board of Directors. Mboweni will take over the reins from Mavuso Msimang who served two terms on the position. TBCSA is a member-based organisation, made up of trade associations as well as leading corporations in the travel […]

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South Africa Named The Worst Country To Raise Your Kids In – Worse Than Somalia

The United Nations Children’s Funds (UNICEF) recently revealed that South Africa is now rated as the worst country in the world to raise your children in. In yet another shocking example of how much South Africa has fallen under Jacob Zuma, it was revealed that 77 of every 100 000 children die at school in South Africa. The highest in […]

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