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September 18, 2017 6:00 PM Egypt knocks SA from top investment spot in Africa

Cape Town - Egypt has knocked South Africa from its long-standing top spot regarding investments in Africa, according to Rand Merchant Bank’s latest Where to Invest in Africa report for 2018, released on Monday. This is the first time SA has not been in top spot since the report was initiated seven years ago. Nigeria, on the other hand, has for the first 152

September 18, 2017 7:41 AM Why Speaker, Opposition Are Under Test

The long speculation ends after National Resistance Movement and some compliant Independent Members of Parliament voted to set in motion a process that will lift the presidential age limit. Typical of the NRM adherents, the deceptive shyness and cover of disingenuousness has been lifted; they are now clear, they want the age limit lifted. The NRM house 133

September 17, 2017 3:27 PM 5 questions for a Costa Rican photographer

Read more of our Sunday Weekend Arts Spotlight interviews here… and stay tuned for more weekly chats with artists from, in, or featuring Costa Rica. Don’t have a trip on your calendar to see a part of the world you’ve never explored before? Try immersing yourself in the planet’s wonderfully varied landscapes through the vibrant and colorful photographs 262

September 16, 2017 12:08 AM Will the real Francois Hougaard please stand up for the Boks?

CAPE TOWN – The date was 29 May, 2010, and the occasion was the Super Rugby final – Bulls vs Stormers at Orlando Stadium in Soweto, of all places. With nearly 24 minutes gone on the clock, master scrumhalf Fourie du Preez bent down to pick up the ball, sucked in Francois Louw and delivered the perfect offload to a flying Hougaard. Never mind that the biggest 140

September 15, 2017 3:20 PM Ghana Ranks 2nd In Human Capital Index

The Global Human Capital Report for 2017 says Ghana has the second highest human capital in Sub-Saharan Africa after Rwanda and followed by Cameroon and Mauritius in that order. “The two top-ranked countries in the region, Rwanda (71) and Ghana (72), owe their comparatively strong performance to, respectively, almost completely closed education and employment 92

September 15, 2017 3:02 AM Jolie effect helps Namibian tourism defy economic slump

Walvis Bay (Namibia) (AFP) - Charmed is the tourist who visits Namibia. And like more and more foreigners, Anouk Den Otter took the plunge and travelled to the southern African country to marvel at its legendary natural beauty. In the middle of the southern hemisphere's winter, Den Otter and her new husband defied the cold to canoe through a seal reserve 259

September 13, 2017 10:00 PM Namibian Human Remains Discovered at the American Museum of Natural History Related to the German Genocide of 1904-1908

​The Association of the Ovaherrero Genocide In the USA Inc. ("the Association"), in conjunction with the Ovaherero Paramount Chief Adv. Vekuii Rukoro and Chief David Frederick, Chairman of the Nama Traditional Authorities Association, confirmed today that the American Museum of Natural History ("AMNH") is in possession of Namibian human remains, some of which 79

September 4, 2017 11:37 AM Football: How the 2018 World Cup qualifiers are shaping up around the world

SINGAPORE - With the 2018 Russia World Cup Finals less than a year away, the long qualifying campaigns are beginning to draw to a close. Which countries have already booked a spot in the Finals? Which major footballing nation is in danger of missing out? The Straits Times takes a look at the scenarios amid the qualifiers from each continent. ELIMINATED 135

September 4, 2017 8:16 AM Shock, Surprises Trail CAF World Cup Round Three Qualifiers

Lagos – There are no better words to describe the outcomes of some of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Africa qualifiers starting Thursday through Saturday across the continent. In Group B that has the quartet of Nigeria, Cameroon, Algeria and Zambia, the tension remained high due to the fact that three of the four countries represented the continent in the last World 105

September 2, 2017 8:05 AM Cheetahs ready for Lusaka Sevens

HARARE - The Zambezi Cheetahs will begin their Lusaka Sevens campaign with a match against the Zambia Midlands Select side at 11am today at the Leopards Hill Polocrosse Club. After that Gilbert Nyamutsamba’s team will take on Botswana at 12:20pm to round up their first day programme. The Goshawks also travelled to Lusaka yesterday and they will take on the Democratic 81