Learner excels after long journey

Sibabalwe Mkunqwana’s mother, Zoleka, says that as far back as 2010, her daughter predicted that she would be one of the top achievers in matric. She would even tell her mother what dress she should wear to the awards ceremony. Zoleka says that last year, when they were watching the announcement of the matric results, her daughter said again: “Mama, ndizovela eTV nam [Mama, I am also going to be on TV].” When the call came through inviting Sibabalwe to attend the matric results announcement this week, as one of…

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Media Watch: Malawi, Uganda journalists detained in line of work

As part of our news analysis slot on Africanews, we will be updating a media watch page that deals with major issues of media ongoings across the continent. It will cut across happenings in mainstream and across social media with also a special eye for fake news. Western Ethiopia internet cut, Sudan bans pro-Bashir press Journalists detained in Uganda and Malawi Uganda journalists briefly arrested The Daily Monitor portal in Uganda reported the brief arrest of two journalists who were picked up whiles covering the banned political consultations by musician,…

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Fresh attempt to sue Libya for supplying IRA with Semtex explosive

A fresh attempt to sue Libya for supplying the IRA with the plastic explosive Semtex during the Troubles is being launched by victims and the bereaved in Northern Ireland. Claims have been lodged with the high court in Belfast on Thursday on behalf of two men who are seeking compensation respectively for the 1993 Shankill Road bombing and a blast on the Falls Road, west Belfast, in 1988. Victims of other atrocities are to lodge claims next week, including those affected by the 1987 Enniskillen Remembrance Day bombing and the…

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YOU AIN’T TELLING THE TRUTH UNTIL YOU TICK EVERYBODY OFF!

[embedded content] The name HERU HAINUS needs no introduction as you know what comes behind it is straight raw bombs of truth! All I will say that if you miss this episode of The LanceScurv Show you would have missed one of the most intense pound for pound truth packed shows with truth delivered in a relentless rapid fire delivery that we’ve ever had! I actually learn many things that I’VE NEVER known before about this world and the people who share it! Please leave your perspectives on this show…

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5 Top Investment Opportunities in Tanzania

Once known mainly for Mount Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar, Tanzania is seeing a change in the balance between the number of tourists and investors coming to the country. Driving from the airport, my taxi driver explains how he used to see more backpacks and sleeping bags but now briefcases and laptops are more common. Here are my favorite sectors for Tanzania for all those new investors coming to town: Telecom and ICT The potential in telecom and ICT in Tanzania remains largely untapped. But the potential is too great to ignore…

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Exclusive Interview: Udoh Gift Rina, CEO Norina Farms

Gift Udoh, CEO Norina Farms Gift Udoh through her organic farm, Norina Farms, has helped over 50 local female farmers to start their own organic farms, thereby reducing their risk of health conditions from harmful agrochemicals. In this interview with us, Gift talks about her journey so far and her plans, which includes building a rural farmers hub to reduce agricultural hazards and increase yield and profit for the rural farmers. As an agropreneur whose business has grown from providing chemical-free vegetables, to advocating and training other farmers to do…

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South Africa: New Refugee Laws ‘Target Political Dissidents’

Exiled politicians living in South Africa have told DW that the new refugee laws are meant to silence them. They fear that governments back home could use these laws to go after them and further stifle free speech. The new laws, which came into effect on January 1, prohibit refugees from participating in political activities related to their countries of origin. To do so, they will need to seek permission from the home affairs minister. Also, an asylum-seeker who has sought protection from South Africa may not set foot on…

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If The Killing Of ‘Qasem Soleimani’ Leads To WWIII, Should Blacks Serve American Interests Abroad?

You are here: Home / News / If The Killing Of ‘Qasem Soleimani’ Leads To WWIII, Should Blacks Serve American Interests Abroad? Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 1 (ThyBlackMan.com) Although I did not foresee the frenetic fears and scuttlebutt regarding how the Trump ordered drone attack that ended the life of Iranian military General Qasem Soleimani could affect Black America, I am not surprised by the robust discussion. From what I have been able to glean, there appear to be two strands of discussion occurring within Black America.…

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