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Unravelling South Africa’s opaque foreign nuclear cooperation agreements

August 23, 2014 11:54 am0 comments
Unravelling South Africa’s opaque foreign nuclear cooperation agreements

Written by Donald Stewart
South African President Jacob Zuma’s intention to secure nuclear power expansion is increasingly evident and the country’s forthcoming nuclear expansion has attracted several foreign suitors and the signing of agreements with corporations from China, the European Union (EU), France, Germany, Russia, South Korea and the United States (US), amongst others. ………….

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Top african tennis star Kevin Anderson in perfect position as signs indicate a big change in men’s tennis

March 21, 2014 7:08 pm0 comments
Top african tennis star Kevin Anderson in perfect position as signs indicate a big change in men’s tennis

A look into Kevin Anderson, who is currently ranked 18 and only top 100 lawn tennis player from Africa and ask whether this year is the breakout year. Based on early results this year it is difficult to be sure but hopefully a few good results will help to achieve this objective.

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CHAN 2014 organisers lack creativity to promote vital competition

January 15, 2014 12:40 am0 comments
CHAN 2014 organisers lack creativity to promote vital competition

A list of suggestions for the organisers to promote CHAN 2014 to fans,sponsors and broadcasters.The football event started on 11th January 2013 with little or no coverage. I also talk about the importance of the tournament to players and national coaches.

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Nyerere Letter to Reagan uncovers why Tanzania Influence on Foreign Policy is not new

November 8, 2013 9:01 pm0 comments
Prime Minister of Canada Pierre Elliott Trudeau greeting President Nyerere of Tanzania arriving for the Commonwealth Conference, Ottawa, 1973.

In this article we feature Nyerere letter dated 07 June 1982, a letter which shed a light on Tanzania influence on global politics and diplomacy since its independence.

Also in this letter, Nyerere highlights the key points of his discussion with Lieutenant General Vernon Walters who was a U.S. deputy director of the CIA, and ambassador to the UN who conveyed Reagan message in Dar-Es-Salaam.

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2 heavyweights nations in international rugby union to slog it out at Willis Park

October 4, 2013 5:43 pm0 comments
2 heavyweights nations in international rugby union to slog it out at Willis Park

A preview of a Rugby Union International match between South Africa Springboks and New Zealand All Blacks on 5th October 2013. Looking at the strengths and weakness of both nations to give an insight on who is likely to win the title Annual Rugby Championship

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Top african female sprinters face tougher hurdles to achieve more medals

September 23, 2013 5:36 pm0 comments
Top african female sprinters face tougher hurdles to achieve more medals

A look at the hurdles or obstacles facing top African sprinters, in their quest to change cultural attitude, become role models and also have the motivation to win medals in world championships.

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Special Economic Zones: Can South Africa follow in the Dragon’s footsteps?

September 3, 2013 7:13 pm0 comments
Special Economic Zones: Can South Africa follow in the Dragon’s footsteps?

Special Economic Zones (SEZs) have become the new buzzword for African governments, who see in them the long-awaited salvation from the poverty scourge that has gripped the continent despite decades of structural reform programmes. SEZs are generally defined as specially demarcated areas that offer unique incentives for a diverse range of economic activities.On the other hand, free trade zones (FTZs), usually found next to sea ports and airports, allow unrestricted import and export of goods free of customs, while export processing zones (EPZs) specifically encourage investment and manufacturing for export.China’s success with its SEZ model has caught on with African leaders eager to try something new.

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Peace in the DRC is contingent on peace between Hutu and Tutsi

August 30, 2013 3:00 pm1 comment
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Fighting is once again raging in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). In mid-July, violence began again between the DRC government forces, called Forces Armées de la République Démocratique du Congo (FARDC), and M23 rebels

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Nelson Mandela Sports Day, a Good Springboard to Promote Fairness in Sports

August 10, 2013 1:35 pm0 comments
Nelson Mandela Sports Day, a Good Springboard to Promote Fairness in Sports

Countries or organization arrange sporting events as a powerful tool to promote an objective. The objective of a sporting event could be for celebration of an achievement, promotion of ideas, competition or inspiration. In certain cases, sports events are planned just to unite together a group of individuals.

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Botswana’s investment and management in diamonds paying off

July 1, 2013 12:25 am0 comments
Botswana’s investment and management in diamonds paying off

This week, the government of Botswana announced that it would start auctioning its own diamonds for the first time ever, moving much of its precious stone trade internally, away from the usual markets in the United Kingdom (UK) and Europe

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