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Weak capital markets causing turmoil for potential new listings

Independent online (SA) 27 Jun 2022
JSE CEO Leila Fourie said the exchange is working on attracting new equity listings by maintaining fit-for-purpose regulations, promoting South Africa as an attractive investment destination for foreign capital with deep and liquid markets, exploring private placements, growing ...

Haley Batten focused on upward momentum 1 year after Olympics

Park Record 24 Jun 2022
Last year, Park City mountain biker Haley Batten fulfilled her Olympic dreams when she competed in Tokyo ... Last year, it was the Olympics ... Batten teamed up with Sofia Gomez Villafane to win this year’s Cape Epic, an eight-day stage race in South Africa. Since then, she’s emphasized building up her fitness and looking to peak at the world championships.

Solar LCOE may drop to $0.018/kWh in Africa by 2030, says IEA

PV Magazine 23 Jun 2022
The International Energy Agency's latest "Africa Energy Outlook" report says grids will need to be expanded, along with natural gas exploitation, if everyone in Africa is to have access to electricity by 2030 ... The IEA also said that cheap local coal will continue to dominate in South Africa at that point.

Government’s red tape causing more damage to tourism in SA

Independent online (SA) 23 Jun 2022
As the tourism industry in South Africa ... “The tourism industry is fully supportive of a system that ensures that compliant organisations are running fit and proper vehicles, as this is critical in maintaining and enhancing South Africa’s reputation as a tourism destination.

Need ideas on what to wear to the Hollywoodbets Durban July? The latest IOL Fashion ...

Independent online (SA) 23 Jun 2022
It's the biggest party weekend in South Africa, where people from different parts of the country, continent and world descend on Durban and party like they are in Vegas. It is fitting, of course as the Hollywoodbets Durban July is regarded by many as Africa’s Greatest Horseracing Event ... Show Me The Honey is not an easy theme ... Look at how honey drips ... .

Below Deck Med Season 7 cast: Meet the new yachties and returning crew member

Monsters & Critics 23 Jun 2022
Below Deck Med is returning with an almost entirely new crew. Pic credit. Bravo. Below Deck Mediterranean Season 7 cast features several new yachties and at least one familiar face in the crew ... The interior team ... The exterior crew ... Storm Smith is also from South Africa and spent years working in other industries before finding his fit in yachting ... ....

Star Indian All-Rounder Set To International Comeback, To Play For Lancashire To Get Match Fit

Cricket Country 22 Jun 2022
Sundar was not selected for the five-match T20I series against South Africa and the limited-overs leg of the India tour of England 2022 as he is still not completely fit. However, if reports are to be believed, Sundar is nearing full fitness and will play for Lancashire in County Championship to get some game time.

China, Africa are partners on path of development

China Daily 22 Jun 2022
With the World Health Organization having reported in mid-April that Africa is experiencing its longest-running decline in COVID-19 infections since the onset of the pandemic, it is time for the continent to redirect more efforts toward economic recovery through strategic international engagements and partnerships.

Palestine and South Africa: United by their differences

The New Arab 22 Jun 2022
The gathering would launch the Anti-Apartheid Movement, a British organisation leading the international boycott against South Africa’s apartheid ... But, the comparison with South Africa, however close, leaves two intrinsic facts out of the discussion ... This is particularly true for South Africa.

Design thinking opens new frontiers for Africa’s innovators and entrepreneurs

Mail Guardian South Africa 21 Jun 2022
... only because of its emphasis on empathy with the end user, but because its rapid prototyping and adaptive tendencies make it fit-for-purpose for navigating the development and business challenges unique to Africa — a place where need is often overwhelming and variables fluctuate.

Commonwealth calls to unleash potential of women, girls

Suryaa 21 Jun 2022
Held under the theme 'Delivering a Common Future ... We must strive, together, to end domestic, workplace, societal and political violence ... The Secretary-General saluted Rwanda as a champion of gender equality and women's empowerment, adding that the country was a fitting host for Africa's first-ever Commonwealth Women's Forum. She continued ... ....

LocalGlobe becomes Phoenix Court Group, hits $500M first close for new funds, adds an Impact twist

Crunch 21 Jun 2022
It’s also now an LP in other funds (via Basecamp), especially emerging markets like Africa, and Latin America. But zoom out for a moment, and Basecamp is effectively the retro-fitted moniker PCG is giving to the several initiatives the Kleins backed, such as Seedcamp in ...

AU to Achieve Full Implementation of African Children’s Charter by 2040

This Day 20 Jun 2022
Kuni Tyessi in Abuja. The African Union (AU) has identified actionable steps to be taken towards the full implementation of the African Children’s Charter which has been pegged for 2040 ... Aver Gaver, said the committee adopted the AU agenda 2040 due to its emphasis on fostering an Africa which is fit for children. With the 2022 theme.

'Rishabh Pant is overweight': Danish Kaneria questions Indian captain's fitness ahead of 5th T20I

DNA India 19 Jun 2022
The ongoing five-match T20I series between India and South Africa has been a mixed bag for Team India skipper Rishabh Pant ... Ahead of the all-important series-deciding 5th T20I between India and South Africa, former Pakistan spinner Danish Kaneria has questioned Rishabh Pant's fitness, calling him 'overweight'. .

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