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More Shots Fired As Khuli Chana Releases 9 Shots Music Video

Khuli Chana’s latest video, for his single 9 Shots, is sure to ruffle feathers. The video, which features images of a bloodied Lady Justice, re-enacts the controversial incident in which police opened fire on Chana’s car without provocation. In the early hours of Monday 28 October 2013, police opened fire on Chana after mistakenly identifying […]

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Spies lead the way in Big Powers' second scramble for Africa (Daily Nation (Kenya))

In this intensified fight for the continent’s resources, we are witnessing a dramatic growth of China’s economic role, a resurgence of French influence and the rapid expansion of western military presence, writes TREVOR NG’ULIA The release last month by Al Jazeera of secret documents, leaked from numerous intelligence agencies, offered rare insights into the intricate […]

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China stresses win-win in exporting industrial capacity, equipment (China Daily)

BEIJING — China will further encourage projects that export Chinese industrial capacity and equipment under a “win-win” principle, an official with the country’s top economic planner said on Thursday. Xu Shaoshi, director of the National Development and Reform Commission, said China has plenty of industrial capacity with comparative edges, but it is not fully utilized. […]

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Policy – Food and Nutrition Security for the Republic of South Africa

Gazetted in August 2014, the policy outlines South Africa’s latest attempts to deal with hunger and food insecurity. The policy is accompanied by a draft implementation plan. Among the policy’s stated goals are increasing food production and distribution, as well as supporting community-based and small holder production. Approved by Cabinet in late 2013, the 21-page […]

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Africa regional trade increases (Daily Monitor (Uganda))

Kampala. Intra-regional trade between the East African Community (EAC), Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has grown threefold in a period of 10 years.Latest statistics show the combined intra-trade of the three regional economic communities (RECs) for the period 2004 to 2014 grew from $30 billion […]

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Netanyahu denounces Obama push for Iran nuclear deal (Daily Monitor (Uganda))

Kampala. Intra-regional trade between the East African Community (EAC), Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has grown threefold in a period of 10 years.Latest statistics show the combined intra-trade of the three regional economic communities (RECs) for the period 2004 to 2014 grew from $30 billion […]

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Fireworks Expected On Easter Weekend in UK

LEGENDARY super star Oliver Mtukudzi & his Black Spirits band will join South African songbird Zahara and her 10 piece band for two UK shows scheduled for London and Birmingham on the Easter Weekend. This would be the first ever time that Zahara will share a stage with Tuku in UK. The tour, promoted by […]