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October 16, 2017 3:33 PM International youth festival raises issues of social justice and sovereignty of nations

The first international youth festival was organized in 1947 by the World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) – a major leftist NGO founded after WWII with the goal of countering fascist tendencies in politics. The International Union of Students was also behind the festival. Both organizations received significant support from the Soviet Union and other 84

August 17, 2017 3:59 AM Sables lose Cup of Nations spot

THE Zimbabwe senior national XVs rugby side have paid a heavy price for their poor run of form and gradual decline on the world rankings over the last two years, as they have lost their slot in the Cup of Nations tournament to be held in Hong Kong in November. The four-nation tournament for third-tier rugby union teams from different continents provides 18

June 15, 2017 6:17 PM China's quantum satellite in big leap

The term "spy satellite" has taken on a new meaning with the successful test of a novel Chinese spacecraft. The mission can provide unbreakable secret communications channels, in principle, using the laws of quantum science. It is all part of a push towards a new kind of internet that would be far more secure than the one we use now. The experimental 110

June 13, 2017 6:51 PM WorldRemit launches with Android Pay to offer mobile-to-mobile transfers to the world's unbanked

London - WorldRemit, the leading digital money transfer service has added Android Pay to its service, offering a new way for WorldRemit's Android Pay users to send money internationally and reach millions using mobile money accounts. Pioneering a mobile-first approach to the $600bn a year remittance industry, the move sees WorldRemit bringing together 55

June 12, 2017 9:08 PM Bryan Adams returns to SA

Vallance was Bryan’s co-writer on some of the most important songs of his career: Cuts Like a Knife;” “Somebody”; “Summer of 69”; “Heaven” and “Run To You” among half hundred others. Bryan Adams has spent the last three decades making music history. He has sold over 65 million records, toured six continents and achieved #1 status in over 40 countries 179

May 26, 2017 1:13 PM Why is There So Little Serious Discussions of Africa's Economic Falling Behind among Expats?

Non-Africans living in Africa Refuse to Toss away Their Bias in Discussing Africa's Future This blog has not been kind to rural Tanzania or Africa in general. From criticizing the people's flippant attitude toward money to oddities of everyday life, it has made no effort to conceal that fact that it has portrayed the locations where the author has resided 22

May 25, 2017 1:37 AM Africa Day: The dream lives on

With bold leadership and state support, consistent monitoring and evaluation, inclusivity and prioritisation of major sectors, it is possible that Africa can be firmly put on the tough and winding road to structural transformation. The era of begging bowls is ending and Africa increasingly needs to finance its development programmes to ensure sustainability 52

May 24, 2017 7:46 PM Africa Day 2017: Context, consciousness, action (Not dividends)

Africa Day is perhaps the most politically conscious of all of the continent’s public or commemorative days. On its own, before we even analyse what African countries, their leaders and others have done over the 54 years that have lapsed since the formation of the liberation struggle oriented Organisation of African Unity (OAU). This is because by just remembering 32

April 9, 2017 7:48 PM Nigerian becomes first African to fly solo around the world

ABUJA – Nigerian airline pilot Ademola Odujinrin, known as “Lola”, has become the first African to fly solo around the world, his foundation Transcend said in a statement. The 38-year-old Nigerian left Washington in September last year aboard a Cirrus SR22, a small, single engine airplane, and stopped in more than 15 countries on five continents during 11

March 31, 2017 3:36 PM Total War: Warhammer 2 announced with epic three-way battle trailer

High Elves versus Dark Elves versus Lizardmen. After revealing work was well underway last month, Sega and Creative Assembly have now officially announced Total War: Warhammer 2. Naturally, they've marked the occasion with an announcement trailer. Typically stylish, that there flaunts the game's three currently revealed races in the High Elves, Dark Elves 7