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Africa’s most widely spoken indigenous language will be taught in South African schools

Africa’s most “internationally recognized language” will soon be taught in South African classrooms.Starting in 2020, schools will teach Kiswahili as an optional language, making it thefirst African language outside South Africato be offered in class. Education minister Angie Motshekga said the move

QUARTZ - 2018-09-18 12:43:33

South Africa's highest court gives green light to private use of...

A protestor smokes cannabis outside the Parliament during a march calling for the legalisation of the drug, in Cape Town, South Africa, May 5, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

REUTERS - 2018-09-18 11:12:42

South Africa's rand gains after dollar's tariff falter

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa’s rand gained early on Tuesday as broad dollar weakness supported investor appetite for riskier assets after Washington imposing additional tariffs on Chinese imports.South African bank notes featuring images of former South African President Nelson Mandela (R)

REUTERS - 2018-09-18 07:53:36

Driver in South Africa caught carrying 18 passengers in a 5-seater car

South Africa holds the record for the most overloaded mini-taxi in history. Way back in 2009, a driver from Khayelitsha in Cape Town managed to squeeze 112 passengers into mini-van that should only had a maximum of 26 passengers. The shocking scenario became a viral topic on social media and urged t

CELEBMAGAZINE.NET - 2018-09-18 14:22:26

South Africa's Top Court Legalises Personal_ Private Cannabis Use

South Africa's top court ruled Tuesday that private, personal cannabis use is legal in a landmark case that has pitted officials against marijuana advocates and the judiciary. ...

RADIO EGYPT - 2018-09-18 00:00:00

South Africa’s Constitutional Court Decriminalised The Private Use Of Marijuana

“It’s been persecution and prosecution for the Rastafarian community,’’ one of those celebrating, Prince, told TV channel eNCA.

NAIRALAND.COM - 2018-09-18 12:35:00

South Africa's Highest Court Legalises Cannabis Use - THISDAYLIVE

In April Zimbabwe became the second country in Africa, after Lesotho, to legalise the use of marijuana for medical use.

THISDAYLIVE.COM - 2018-09-18 12:21:14

South Africa legalises marijuana | Malawi 24 - Malawi news

South Africa’s highest court has legalised the use cannabis and the growing of marijuana, known in Malawi as chamba, for adult private consumption.

MALAWI24.COM - 2018-09-18 12:13:37

NETSOL Technologies Goes Live in South Africa with German Auto Manufacturing Giant

CALABASAS, Calif., Sept. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —NETSOL Technologies, Inc.(NASDAQ:NTWK), a global business services and enterprise application solutions provider, has successfully implemented its NFS Ascent Contract Management System (CMS) in South Africa for a leading German auto captive.

STOCKGURU.COM - 2018-09-18 12:10:57

South Africans granted rights to use marijuana in private, first ruling in Africa - Face2Face Africa

Marijuana users across South Africa are full of smiles after a constitutional court ruled that private use of marijuana, locally referred to asdagga, is not a criminal offence.

FACE2FACEAFRICA.COM - 2018-09-18 11:00:29

BREAKING News: South Africa legalises private growing and smoking of weed at home | ZWNEWS | Zimbabwe News | Latest Zimbabwe | Zim News Latest | Zim Latest News | Zimnews

South Africa’s Constitutional Court has moved to legalise the growing and smoking of marijuana in the privacy of one’s home.It was found that the ban on the private use and cultivation of dagga is unconstitutional.The unanimous judgment decriminalises adults smoking dagga at home and growing enough

ZWNEWS.COM - 2018-09-18 10:39:11

Africa50 announces top 5 Independent Board Members - BizNis Africa

The five new board members, hailing from France, Lebanon, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa, are recognized senior experts in infrastructure or related fields, and have substantial experience as non-executive directors in Africa and globally.

BIZNISAFRICA.COM - 2018-09-17 21:01:51

South Africa Land Plan Has Some Upside, Big Downside, SAIRR Says

The ruling African National Congress plans to change the constitution to make it easier to expropriate land without paying for it, which has added to emerging-market jitters in knocking the country’s assets. While the party sees expropriation without payment as a way to speed up redressing racially

MSN.COM - 2018-09-18 03:49:06

Eventus International interviews Judith Kiragu ahead of The BiG Africa Supershow

Jordan:You are a very active member of the Association of Gaming Operators Kenya, what are the main challenges that your members currently face in Kenya?

CALVINAYRE.COM - 2018-09-17 15:56:10

Here’s what we liked (and didn’t like) about Comic Con Africa

I’m exhausted, my feet feel broken and I’ve managed to lose a few kilograms after spending a day in a walking sauna box made out of leather and rubber. In other words, I’ve had abrilliantweekend. Comic Con Africa has come and gone, leaving one hell of an impact on the local convention scene. Was it

CRITICALHIT.NET - 2018-09-17 13:00:00

From South Africa to Maloney Hall, Joy Moore is Ready -- The Heights

After talking about how muchnow-retiredVice President of Student Affairs Barb Jones meant to her Boston College experience and the University as a whole during a time of social tumult, Akosua Achampong, BC ’18, isn’t in a sad mood or low spirits.Despite losing an administrator she viewed as an under

BC HEIGHTS - 2018-09-18 00:23:36

Ex-offenders in South Africa should get a resettlement grant. Here's why

The Australian criminologist John Braithwaite madethe valuable distinctionbetween two kinds of societal responses to crime and, by extension, ex-offenders.

THE CONVERSATION - 2018-09-17 14:53:43

FreshPlaza.com : Biodegradable plastic bags developed in South Africa

Soon, South Africans will be able to dispose of their plastic bags along with the rest of their waste without having to worry about any possible negative effects on the environment.A team of local scientists from the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Polymer and Composite Researc

FRESHPLAZA - 2018-09-18 00:00:00

Seraphim Solar producing glass/glass modules in South Africa for India’s FPV market

Seraphim said that it was already producing frameless glass/glass modules at its new manufacturing plant in East London IDZ, Eastern Cape, South Africa that will see deployment in harsh environments in India, notably floating solar (FPV) projects.

PV TECH - 2018-09-18 00:00:00

BRIEF-Dabur India Says Unit infuses $400,000 In Dabur South Africa Pty Ltd

© Reuters. BRIEF-Dabur India Says Unit infuses $400,000 In Dabur South Africa Pty LtdSept 18 (Reuters) -Dabur IndiaLtdDABU.NS:* DABUR INDIA - INFUSION OF $400,000 AS SHARE CAPITAL BY UNIT DABUR INTERNATIONAL IN DABUR SOUTH AFRICA PTY LIMITED

INVESTING.COM - 2018-09-18 00:00:00