David Mabuza, left, congratulates Cyril Ramaphosa on being named leader of the African National Congress in Johannesburg on December. 18, 2017.
Can the Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa bloc rise to the occasion, as Donald Trump jerks Western imperialism out of traditional alignments? With war-talk against Iran blowing through Trump's tweets, and with Washington's trade wars raging against both China and traditional allies, there was talk here in Johannesburg about counter-hegemonic prospects during the last week of July. Chatter about reforming multilateral economic power structures, launching a new BRICS credit ratings agency, and prospects for leapfrog technology within the '4thIndustrial Revolution' also filled the air.
Lord Hain was the Blairite famed for fighting injustice in Africa – so why IS he now helping tycoon who cuts deals with Zimbabwe's violent regime to rub shoulders with Harry and Meghan? There's no bigger draw in London right now than Prince Harry and his new bride Meghan, so the duo's official visit to the Southbank Centre to celebrate the centenary of Nelson Mandela's birth last month was the hottest ticket in town. Wearing a raffish beard and a A 623 trench dress by House of Nonie , the royal couple were shown a new exhibition of photos and memorabilia connected to the late South African statesman, whom they both regard as a personal hero.
A bright law student is believed to have taken her own life after she was allegedly raped just months earlier. Khensani Maseko, 23, uploaded an image to Instagram containing her date of birth and Friday's date, when she would later be found dead at her family home, in Johannesburg.
On Wednesday, 25 July, Posterscope South Africa hosted their annual out-of-home media conference at the Exclusive Books Social Kitchen and Bar in Johannesburg, Gauteng. Welcoming attendees to the conference which attracted industry's top media owners, Koo Govender, CEO of Dentsu Aegis Network South Africa, set the scene for attendees giving them a summary of what could be expected and elaborated on the exceptional growth within Dentsu Aegis Network SA from 2017 to present and illustrated how Posterscope fits into the Dentsu Aegis Operating Model.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has congratulated Emmerson Mnangagwa on his election as Zimbabwe's president, state news agency Xinhua said on Tuesday, offering support after the African nation's opposition cried foul. FILE PHOTO: China's President Xi Jinping speaks at the BRICS Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa, July 25, 2018.
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