South Africa wins bronze at CT Sevens – Eyewitness News

South Africa wins bronze at CT Sevens – Eyewitness News

New Zealand scored first after two minutes. They looked the fresher and stronger side in the opening minutes. South African fans wave flags as the Blitzboks received bronze at the World Sevens Series on 9 December 2018. Picture: @BlitzBokke/Twitter CAPE TOWN – The Blitzboks secured the bronze medal in Cape Town for […]

Haunted by Colonial Past, Belgium's Africa Museum Reopens After Revamp – VOA News

Haunted by Colonial Past, Belgium's Africa Museum Reopens After Revamp – VOA News

TERVUREN, BELGIUM —  Belgium’s Africa Museum reopened on Saturday after a five-year restoration to repackage its looted treasures with a critical view of the country’s brutal colonial past. Deputy Prime Minister Alexander De Croo hailed a “historic moment” and said it would open “a new chapter” in Belgian-African relations. The reopening of the former Royal […]

Belgium's Africa Museum reopens to confront its colonial demons – Reuters

Belgium's Africa Museum reopens to confront its colonial demons – Reuters

TERVUREN, Belgium (Reuters) – Belgium’s Africa Museum will reopen to the public on Sunday after five years of renovations designed to modernize the museum from an exhibition of pro-colonial propaganda to one that is critical of Belgium’s imperialist past. Belgium’s Africa Museum is seen before its reopening to the public on December 9, 2018, after […]

Somali blast kills two generals and seven guards – The East African

Somali blast kills two generals and seven guards – The East African

By REUTERSMore by this Author Nine Somali soldiers including two generals were killed on Thursday by a blast just outside the capital Mogadishu, militants and an army official said. Islamist group al Shabaab claimed responsibility, saying it had destroyed a military pick-up truck carrying the generals and their seven bodyguards near Dhanaane village just outside […]

Youth and women to take centre stage at Africa 2018 Forum – africanews

Youth and women to take centre stage at Africa 2018 Forum – africanews

Africa 2018 Forum (www.BusinessForAfricaForum.com) puts an emphasis on youth and women; over 250 startups will be participating in the Young Entrepreneurs Day including pre-event practical workshops; heads of State from across Africa expected to attend the Forum, as Egypt takes over the chairmanship of the African Union in 2019 This year’s Africa 2018 Forum in Sharm El […]

Some Africans are studying their way out of prison – News24

Some Africans are studying their way out of prison – News24

Morris Kaberia was on Kenya’s death row and feeling suicidal when he came across a program that eventually set him free. The former police officer had been imprisoned for violent robbery, and his protests that he had been framed went unanswered. Then he heard about the African Prisons Project, which is turning even illiterate prisoners […]

Jerusalem by way of Africa? The story of Jesus is told from an African perspective in New Venture's 'Black Nativity' – The Advocate

Jerusalem by way of Africa? The story of Jesus is told from an African perspective in New Venture's 'Black Nativity' – The Advocate

Director Greg Williams is keeping Langston Hughes’ story intact when New Venture Theatre stages the author-poet’s “Black Nativity.” But that’s not saying there won’t be any changes when the curtain opens at LSU’s Claude L. Shaver Theatre on Friday. “It’s supposed to be a play within a play,” Williams says. “But we’re taking the play […]

When to expect the first 5G-enabled devices in South Africa – Stuff Magazines

When to expect the first 5G-enabled devices in South Africa – Stuff Magazines

Before you get too excited, it’s safe to say that 5G is still quite a way off for South Africa. The problem is two fold. First, in order to roll out commercial 5G services mobile network operators need access to the radio frequency spectrum 5G requires. The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) is […]

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