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Africa takes centre stage at DISCOP Dubai 2018

The recent success of DISCOP Johannesburg highlighted the growing international interest in content “made in Africa.” This interest reflects recent research such as the latest IDATE report that shows growth in the MEA (Middle East Africa ) TV market is being driven largely by sub-Saharan Africa, which it says will be the world’s fastest-growing TV […]

[WIN] BRICS Journal catches the #FillUpFNBStadium Fever

What started out as a dream for South African Hip Hop sensation, Cassper Nyovest, has evolved into a a fully-fledged campaign. #FillUpFNBStadium is in its third year running and has, over time, caught the attention of major corporations in and around South Africa.  Flying the flag high for youth culture in the country, Cassper (real name Refiloe […]

Zimbabwe: Domestic Rivalries, US-China Competition Underlie Political Crisis

By Eric Draitser On November 14, 2017 military forces in Zimbabwe took control of the streets, sequestered President Robert Mugabe in his residence, and publicly announced that the kinda sorta but not really coup was merely a clean-up operation intended to “target criminals.” While the claim does have some merit – Zimbabwe’s government, like those of nearly […]

Robert Mugabe’s Resignation Letter

President Robert Mugabe yesterday announced that he was stepping down as the president of Zimbabwe. His official resignation letter was read out by Zimbabwe parliamentary Speaker Jacob Mudenda in Harare where a discussion of an impeachment motion was set to be held. State House Harare Zimbabwe 21 November 2017 The Honourable Jacob Mudenda Notice of resignation […]

Naspers Video Entertainment announces leadership appointments

Naspers’s Video Entertainment business today announced new appointments to its leadership team. Calvo Mawela has been appointed CEO of MultiChoice South Africa. In this new role Mawela will be responsible for MultiChoice SA and DStv Media Sales in South Africa. Mark Rayner, current CEO of MultiChoice SA, becomes Chief Operating Officer for MultiChoice South Africa. Mawela will […]

Everything you need to know about the #FeesCommission

[press statement] Release of the Report of Commission of Inquiry into the Feasibility of making High Education and Training Fee-free in South Africa Release of the Report of Commission of Inquiry into the Feasibility of Making High Education and Training Fee-free in South Africa On 14 January 2016, I established a Commission of Inquiry into […]

Sir Richard Branson thinks 22 on Sloane is the latest hotspot for innovators and entrepreneurs

Founder of the Virgin Group, Sir Richard Branson on Friday morning officially opened the Global Entrepreneurship Week in Johannesburg. This event also doubled as the official opening of 22 on Sloane, the largest startup campus on the African continent. Said Branson: “Entrepreneurs are the life blood of any economy. They are disruptors and innovators who […]

Xi’s wisdom offers new insights into global governance

November 7, 2017 Displayed with permission from China Daily BEIJING — Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era offers new insights into the improvement of the global governance system, international politicians and analysts said in reading signals from the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC). China, […]