The African Development Bank in a multidisciplinary team roadshows has presented financial products and investment opportunities to Nordic investors to leverage more access to financing. The roadshows brought together more than 50 private sector companies, investors and government and public institutions in Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Denmark.
Every weekend across the country there are easy-going markets that are family-friendly and provide a number of activities – from live music, art and food stalls, as well as petting zoos and play areas for children. Gauteng is filled with farmers markets which have become popular over recent years, attracting not only South Africans, but also international tourists.
The South African National Editors Forum will meet on Monday to discuss the fallout of the Sunday Times newspaper's now discredited reports on the Cato Manor “death squad”, illegal Zimbabwean extraditions and the Sars “rogue unit”. Sanef has welcomed editor Bongani Siqoko's announcement of the return of prize money and awards won as a result of the reports.
We speak with New York Times Berlin correspondent Melissa Eddy about the rise of right-wing politics in Germany and the end of the Merkel era. Then we learn why there are a lot of referenda on ballots representing a lot of funding for public schools this year in particular.
It's the third day of the African Fashion International Joburg Fashion Week at the Melrose Arch in Johannesburg. Local and international designers and models are not here to play, so you'd think everyone would have let their guard down, especially since the show has been running for three days straight.
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