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2019 ABSA L’ATELIER ART COMPETITION ENTRIES NOW OPEN

The Absa L’Atelier art competition is one of Africa’s most prestigious art competitions, and 2019 sees the 34th iteration of the competition. The Absa L’Atelier art competition rewards young visual

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NIGERIA SUSPENDS MINING IN ZAMFARA STATE AFTER BANDITRY SURGES

ABUJA, April 7 (Reuters) – Nigeria has suspended mining in the restive northwestern state of Zamfara, a presidential aide and the police chief said on Sunday, amid concerns that illegal

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CITY OF JOBURG FORMALISES PLANS TO MINIMISE LOAD SHEDDING DISRUPTIONS

JOHANNESBURG – The City of Johannesburg has begun formalising plans to minimise disruptions to services as a result of the ongoing blackouts. The city said on Wednesday load shedding had

LAGOS AMONG WORLD’S CHEAPEST CITIES

Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial city is one of the 10 cheapest cities in the world, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit’s bi-annual survey. Lagos was ranked 127 in the survey that

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THE ROLE OF MANUFACTURING IN AFRICA

Manufacturing plays a prominent role in Africa’s economic development made evident by how industrial growth positively affects the overall GDP and productivity of the nation. Manufacturing activities promote development in

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THE IMPACT OF INDUSTRY 4.0 ON AFRICA’S MANUFACTURING SECTOR

Despite its status of a developing continent, Africa’s manufacturing space stands the opportunity to reap significant benefits from Industry 4.0, also known as “Fourth Industrial Revolution”. Industry 4.0 represents the

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ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES: BLACK BOXES FROM ETHIOPIA CRASH TO BE SENT OVERSEAS

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – The black boxes from the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed on Sunday will be sent overseas for analysis because there is not capacity in the country

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SOUTH AFRICA’S DEBT TRAJECTORY TOO HIGH, NO BUFFERS FOR GLOBAL CRISIS: CENTRAL BANK

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – South Africa’s rising debt trajectory will make it difficult to weather a significant global economic downturn, the central bank deputy governor said, adding it would take

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BOEING TO UPGRADE SOFTWARE IN 737 MAX 8 FLEET IN ‘WEEKS’

(Reuters) – Boeing Co confirmed late on Monday it will deploy a software upgrade to the 737 MAX 8, a few hours after the Federal Aviation Administration said it would

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THEKISO RAKOLOJANE – MY GOAL IS TO CHANGE NIGERIANS PERCEPTION ABOUT SOUTH AFRICA

When the West Africa Regional Manager of South African Tourism (SAT), Thekiso Rakolojane, talks about his love for Nigeria Jollof rice and Chicken pepper soup, you see that smile which