Monthly Archives: August 2017

Undergraduate wins N.5m in Western Lotto game

LAGOS, Nigeria, Aug. 29, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — An undergraduate of the Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu Ode, Ogun State went home N500,000 richer Monday, August 28, 2017, following his win in one of

Al-Shabab Defectors Being Rehabilitated to Re-enter Somali Society

Last June, al-Shabab militants attacked an Ethiopian base in the Somali town of Halgan, one of several raids on African Union military camps. The Ethiopian troops repelled the attack, causing massive casualties.

One of the …

As Sudan Seeks Sanctions Relief, US Presses Religious Freedom

KHARTOUM � The United States has raised the issue of religious freedom in talks about easing sanctions on Sudan, the new head of the U.S. Agency for International Development said in Sudan on Tuesday.

The …

La conférence TEDGlobal 2017 commence en Tanzanie

Dix ans après, TEDGlobal revient en Afrique pour un évènement en direct présentant plus de 45 interventions, entretiens et performances

ARUSHA, Tanzanie, 28 août 2017 /PRNewswire/ — TED, l’organisation à but non lucratif qui se …

SOUTH AFRICAN PARLIAMENT GETS GREEN LIGHT TO PROBE STATE CAPTURE

CAPE TOWN, The South African Parliament’s Committee on Public Enterprises has been empowered to investigate “State Capture”, the term commonly used in the country to describe the exercise of undue influence over top leaders of …

TEDGlobal 2017 Conference Opens in Tanzania

Ten years on, TEDGlobal returns to Africa with live event featuring 45+ talks, interviews and performances

ARUSHA, Tanzania, Aug. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — TED, the nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading, opens its TEDGlobal 2017 …

SOUTH AFRICA: PROCESS TO AMEND COMPANIES ACT UNDERWAY

PRETORIA, The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has commenced with the process of amending the Companies Act 2008.

Speaking at the international company law seminar in Sandton, the Department of Trade and Industry’s (dti) …

SOUTH AFRICA: GOVERNMENT LOOKING AT CAPITAL STRUCTURE FOR SAA

PRETORIA, Government is exploring options of establishing a proper capital structure for South African Airways (SAA), says Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba.

The proposals we have put forward with regards to a model have not yet …

Companies Act to Be Amended

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) has commenced the process of amending the Companies Act of 2008. This was announced by the Acting Deputy Director General for Consumer and Corporate Regulations at the …