Mr Ekos Akpokabayen, Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party , South Africa chapter has called on members of the party to elect vibrant and young leaders at its national convention. The decision, taken at its 76th NEC meeting, said that the convention would take place at the Eagles Square, Abuja.
Shares in Steinhoff International lost more than half their value on Wednesday after the furniture retailer said it would launch an investigation into accounting irregularities, its chief executive resigned and it postponed full-year results. Billionaire Christo Wiese, Steinhoff's largest shareholder and chairman, will take charge of the company in an executive capacity on an interim basis.
Juggling paperwork, car keys and an always-beeping cellphone, Inet Situole, a 33-year-old in a crisp white blouse, runs a fashion boutique with more than 100 customers a month – a far cry from a decade ago, when she worked as a maid while trapped in an abusive marriage. Despite working seven days a week cleaning and cooking in an attempt to save some money, at the end of the month Situole would invariably find herself with nothing.
South Africans, especially ANC voters, will be watching closely for any signs of rigging, bribing branch delegates to switch their votes, and other manipulations. The ANC holds its highly contested national elective conference for its top six leaders, between December 16 – 20 .
Hainan province, a tropical island at the southern end of China, recently made its debut at an international exhibition industry congress to promote its exhibition industry. Led by the Department of Commerce of Hainan Province, the promotion at UFI Global Congress in Johannesburg, South Africa, drew wide attention.
The European Tour makes its way to the largest city in South Africa this week, Johannesburg, for the Joburg Open. It's the first of two South African events in a row with the BMW SA Open coming in January.
South African minister of water and sanitation, Nomvula Mokonyane, on Tuesday urged the business community to invest in the country's water security in a bid to prevent the collapse of one of the sectors on which the economy rests. Speaking at the Water Infrastructure Investment Summit 2017 in Johannesburg, Mokonyane said the conversation aims to shift the water and sanitation sector investment landscape to a space that is open and enabling for investment and inclusive growth opportunities.
South Africa's deputy president got the majority of nominations to become leader of the ruling African National Congress, but the complexity of the leadership race means it's far from certain he will become the next party leader and therefore the likely next president. FILE PHOTO: South Africa's Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa gestures at an election rally of the ruling African National Congress in Port Elizabeth, South Africa April 16, 2016.
Johannesburg is filled with some of the best markets. One of them is the Rosebank Sunday Market.
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