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KOFI ANNAN’S WIFE IN TEARS; FLAGS FLY HALF MAST FOR BURIAL

The former United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Atta Annan has been laid to rest today (September 13) in his native Ghana, after a state funeral that will be attended by people

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BUHARI SUBMITS APC NOMINATION FORM

By Lois Ugbede President Muhammadu Buhari has submitted his nomination form to the All Progressives Congress (APC) to seek reelection in the 2019 general elections. The president who arrived the

NIGERIAN UNION SA ‘ORDERS’ NIGERIANS IN KLERKSDORP TO CLOSE BROTHELS

Rustenberg – The Nigerian Union on Tuesday warned Nigerians against running brothels and said those involved in the prostitution business in Klerksdorp should close up shop at the end of

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UNLOCKING AFRICA’S INDUSTRIAL CORRIDORS AND THE ROLE OF STATE OWNED COMPANIES / ENTERPRISES

ABOUT THIS PANEL DISCUSSION: The economic development challenges facing Africa include the highest population growth globally, low growth in infrastructure stock, low levels of intra-regional economic exchange, and remains the

“SHRINE” BY ABSA L’ ATELIER FINALIST AYO AKINWANDE

Ayo Akinwande was born in Lagos, Nigeria and studied architecture at Covenant University. He is a multi-disciplinary artist whose work has been exhibited in Africa and overseas, including an exhibition

MARGUERITE KIRSTEN CLAIM TOP SPOTS IN PAN-AFRICAN ABSA L’ATELIER ART AWARDS

Marguerite Kirsten, a fine artist from Cape Town, fought off stiff competition from visual artists from across Africa to take top honours in the 2018 Absa L’Atelier awards. Her compatriot,

ABSA L’ ATELIER FINALISTS A STEP CLOSER TO ART WORLD HONOURS

Now in its 33rd year, the Absa L’ Atelier art awards have been a platform that celebrates and grows young African artists. Not only do the awards identify bright young

HENRY OBENG FROM GHANA BAGS THE ABSA L’ATELIER SECOND MERIT AWARD

Henry Obeng will receive a two-month residency at the Kunst: Raum Foundation, Sylt Quelle, Germany; includes return airfare and a monthly stipend. L’Atelier is one of Africa’s most prestigious art

OLUSEGUN OBASANJO URGES WEST AFRICAN GOVTS TO DECRIMINALISE DRUGS

In an interview before he was due to present a model drug law to regional officials in Senegal, Obasanjo urged authorities to channel resources into fighting large-scale trafficking, which he

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‘FOREIGN NATIONALS NEED TO BE PROTECTED BY POLICE’

JOHANNESBURG – Some homeowners in Klerksdorp, North West, have come to the defence of foreign nationals, saying they are not involved in illegal activities. They say these foreigner nationals need