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Nelson Mandela Centenary a month to go

18th of July 2018 marks the centenary of the birth of the late former President of South Africa and struggle icon Nelson Mandela. The South African Government and international community has dedicated the year to the celebration of the legend’s centenary. Events planned by the Nelson Mandela Foundation, the Government and different organisations and interest […]

Zimbabwe’s readiness for the Elections

Next month, Zimbabwe will enter into its first election under their new era of democracy since a coup that overthrew Former President and Dictator Robert Mugabe. For the first time in the history of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe’s name will not be on the ballot papers, as well as former opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, who passed […]

India & China looks to form ‘Oil buyers’ club’

India and China are in discussions to create an ‘oil buyers’ club’ that negotiate better prices with oil exporting countries. India’s Petroleum Ministry said they will be looking to import more US crude oil to reduce OPEC’s (Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) control over the global oil market and prices. “With oil producers’ cartel […]

Zulu Wedding by Dudu Busani-Dube

Dudu Busani- Dube’s Zulu Wedding  tells the story of a choreographer named Lungile. She lived a content life, up until the day she discovered a letter detailing how her parent’s relationship was never approved from her mother’s side of the family. The families made a deal with the ancestors that Lungile would be betrothed to […]

Young People influencing the economy of BRICS

Entrepreneurship is an important component in building an economy of a country, thus so much emphasis is always placed on it when development plans are made. Youth entrepreneurship is important for both the future of BRICS and development, looking at the following young people who are doing great things in their countries with entrepreneurship: India […]

Ethiopia privatises seven state-owned enterprises

The Ethiopian government has accepted bids worth $121 million for their state-owned enterprises, this includes the best airline in Africa, Ethiopian Airlines and telecom. The Privatisation and Public Enterprise Supervising Agency has accepted an 860 million birr bid from MIDROC Ethiopia for one of the country’s biggest farms, Upper Awash Agro-Industry Enterprise.   Another company […]

Report: India has one decade to become a developed nation

India’s largest lender the State Bank of India (SBI), released a report stating that India needs to become a developed nation in one decade, or suffer the negative consequences of having a huge demographic dividend. The report also states that India may never enter into a state of development if it doesn’t act immediately. They […]