Latest in Tag: South Africa Highlight

Latest in Tag: South Africa


Opinion: China setting an example for others in Africa

China is investing heavily in building up infrastructure and human capital in Africa. Germany should follow its good example. The continent will play a steadily increasing role in Europe’s future. In South Africa on Friday, China’s president announced $60 billion (55 billion euros) in new investments into Africa over a three-year period within the framework …

Deutsche Welle

Cricket World Cup 2015

Fourteen teams are participating in the 11th Cricket World Cup hosted by Australia and New Zealand, which began on 14 February and will continue until 29 March.  The teams will play a total of 49 matches in 14 different cities. Australian playing fields will host 26 matches in seven cities: Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Hobart, Melbourne, …

Daily News Egypt

Africa Cup of Nations: A remarkable history

In its 30th edition, the championship is attracting the interest of many fans following the qualifying tournament, which held many surprises after the loss of major teams against teams of little fame, experience, and history in the championship.

Daily News Egypt

Hunt is on for new emerging tigers: MINT, PPICS and CIVETS

AFP – For more than 10 years the rise of big emerging markets has re-shaped the global economy but these are now slowing with maturity, and the hunt is on to identify which upstarts will be tomorrow’s tigers. The big five, which recently helped the world through financial crisis but are now experiencing marked growing …

Daily News Egypt

South Africa’s youth employment bill

In May of 2012, a violent clash erupted between protesters and the opposition. Although this sounds like a fairly common news report from Egypt these days, the incident in fact took place in South Africa. The Democratic Alliance (DA), the main opposition to the ruling African National Congress (ANC), took to the streets to march …

Iris Boutros

Mandela’s struggles for peace and justice in Africa

By Lansana Gberie On 27 November 1995, a calm voice issued this jarring statement on the BBC: “Abacha is sitting on a volcano. And I am going to explode it underneath him.” It belonged to Nelson Mandela. He was 77, and had already been president of South Africa for a year. Mandela was referring to …

Daily News Egypt

World bows in respect to Mandela

Foreshadowing the guest list of what will surely be the most important funeral of recent decades, world leaders queued up to issue solemn tributes to the 95-year-old anti-apartheid leader.

Daily News Egypt