Extra

B&M Garments Boosts Rural Economic Development

While most entrepreneurs choose to open their business ventures in towns, B&M Garments, a textile manufacturing company has defied the odds by setting up in Shashe near Tonota. The textile sector has over the years gone through some of its worst challenges, owing to the high costs of production and low efficiency. The sector was […]

Extra

Mali Beat Guinea Set Up CAF U17 Final With South Africa

Mali beat Guinea 2-1 to complete the equation for the final match of the 2015 CAF U17 championship. The Malian Eaglets will now face South Africa’s Amajimbos on Sunday at the Stade Seni Kountche in Niamey to determine the junior titleholders of African football. Sekou Koita put the Malians ahead on 24minutes when he drove […]

Human Rights

DENOSA Eastern Cape Pleased With Premier's State of the Province Address [press release]

The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in Eastern Cape is pleased with the State of the Province Address on health aspects as delivered by Premier of the province, Pumullo Masualle. While he announced the number of health professionals that the province has produced, DENOSA would like to urge the province to make it […]

Human Rights

Xenophobic Attacks in Philippi – "It's Like They Can't Even Think We Are Human Like Them"

Looting and xenophobic violence erupted after protestors from the Ses’Khona People’s Rights Movement clashed with Somali nationals in Bellville on Tuesday. Foreign nationals in Bellville fled and the clashes soon spread to Philippi, where the looting continued on Wednesday. One person has reportedly been shot and killed, and at least 11 arrests have been made. […]

Human Rights

1.4 Million PVCs Still Uncollected in Lagos – Fashola

Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola of Lagos State has appealed to residents to pick up their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), saying that no fewer than 1.4 million were still uncollected. Fashola, at the state-wide All Progressives Congress (APC) rally at Ifako-Ijaye yesterday, said the PVCs are very strategic if […]

General

Mswati's HIV-Aids Idiocy Highlights Our Bitter Struggle [press release]

Swaziland’s absolute ruler, [i]Mswati III, adds a grotesque twist to Marx’s observation that history repeats itself, first as tragedy and then as farce. Mswati and his regime manage to combine both qualities in equal measure: the tragedy of autocracy imposing poverty, disease and degradation on an oppressed population; the farce of the bumbling Mswati’s vanity […]