In the church of Obama
It was edifying to be inside a church that Obama attended for 20 years and to hear first-hand the church’s commitment to social justice and personal responsibility. Let’s pray Obama places those two principles at the centre of his policy towards Africa, writes Jacob Dlamini.
US bloggers tour South Africa
Nicholas Hlobo: art as dialogue
Obamamania sweeps Africa
Barack Obama has not only won himself a place in the White House at the end of his brilliant campaign. He has also won the hearts of the people of Africa, not only because he has roots deep in the continent, but also with his charisma, humility and vision.
JSE launches International Derivatives
CTICC plans ‘SA’s greenest building’
SA manta a star in Atlanta
A manta ray named Nandi, from South Africa, has been relocated to her new home in the Georgia Aquarium in the United States. She is the first manta ray ever to be housed in an American aquarium, and the Georgia Aquarium is one of only four worldwide to display one of the magnificent creatures.
Mega crowds at Megafest
In early October over 100 000 Christians flocked to the MegaFest International festival in Johannesburg, for world-renowned preacher and bestselling author Bishop TD Jakes’s two-day extravaganza of faith, and the first MegaFest to be held outside the US.
CITES approves two ivory importers
Electrifying SA’s motor industry
South Africa’s first electric car, known as the Joule, makes its international debut at the renowned Paris Motor Show in October 2008.