Sub-Saharan Africa is poised to enjoy the type of high growth rates not seen outside Asia in the next few years, the International Monetary Fund said Monday, as the region’s unbridled economic rise continues.
The IMF predicted the region’s economy … Read the rest
The scientific journal Personality and Individual Differences has recently published research on the average erect penis lengths of men around the world, and according to the study, the men of the Republic of Congo are the biggest at an average … Read the rest
U.S. President Barack Obama, for the third year in a row, has waived almost all U.S. sanctions that would punish certain countries that use child soldiers. Most of the countries are in Africa and child soldiers are mostly black.… Read the rest
Africa needs to be better represented in the United Nations security council, President Jacob Zuma said on Friday.
“About 70% of the agenda of the UN security council is taken up by issues from the African continent,” Zuma said in … Read the rest
by Dan Roodt
Living in South Africa, one gets used to being called a moron by every visiting foreigner, especially ones of the liberal to left-wing persuasion. After all, they seem to reason, we do not know anything about our … Read the rest
South Africa as the major location for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope changes the character of Africa, Minister of Science and Technology Naledi Pandor said on Friday.
“Who comes to Africa to actually do their best research? People come … Read the rest
Banking institutions Barclays and its subsidiary Absa are discussing combining to operate as one bank in Africa.
“This is expected to involve the combination of Barclays interests in Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and the Indian Ocean with Absa, … Read the rest