Culture & Lifestyle

Buyanga’s Bugatti causes mayhem in Sandton

DOUGLAS  REDFERN JOHANNESBURG – Businessman Frank Buyanga’s multimillion-dollar Bugatti on Wednesday afternoon rolled around Sandton, drawing sizeable crowds and massive reaction on Twitter. The 38-year-old British born businessman was spotted driving his German supercar around South Africa’s most affluent area. His short adventure behind the wheel was enough to cause a mayhem, even if he […]

Business Culture & Lifestyle Southern Africa

Gauteng Tourism eyes US market in AFROPUNK Joburg 2018 promotion drive

STAFF WRITER JOHANNESBURG- Gauteng Tourism returns to New York this weekend to promote the AFROFUNK Joburg 2018 after a similar campaign last year yielded results, with throngs of international revellers attending the inaugural edition of the festival. Team SA – comprising Gauteng Tourism, Constitution Hill, Brand SA and South African Tourism – will undertake onsite activations […]

Culture & Lifestyle Eastern Africa

Lupita Nyong’o’s family in a cat-fight over a multi-million dollar estate

BY OWN CORRESPONDENT NAIROBI-Kenyan-Mexican actress Lupita Nyong’o’s family is embroiled in a cat-fight over a multi-million dollar estate left by her late grandfather Hesbon Shimei Nyong’o, who died on November 10, 2006, without leaving a will. Lupita’s father, Professor Anyang Nyong’o, is fighting his nephews over the distribution of the estate. The estate includes flats […]

Culture & Lifestyle Eastern Africa

Slay queens face trouble in Tanzania as social media law looms

Slay queens and musicians might be in trouble in Tanzania as social media users who break the new law set by the government could be jailed. President  John Magafuli’s government drafted regulations for online content producers and users on social media. The TCRA published the draft Electronic and Postal Communications (Online Content) Regulations, 2017, and […]

Culture & Lifestyle

Zimbabwe:Farmers Get More Inputs

By Munyaradzi Musiiwa Farmers here have started receiving additional inputs for the 2017-18 summer cropping season to ease input shortages which resulted in reduced hectarage for maize, while in some areas they failed to beat the planting deadline. Minister of State for Midlands Provincial Affairs Owen Ncube said the province had started receiving more inputs […]

Culture & Lifestyle

Zimbabwe:Govt Target EU Market for Flowers

By Munyaradzi Musiiwa Midlands Bureau FOLLOWING concerns raised by horticulture and floriculture farmers, Government has committed itself to re-engage the European markets and facilitate partnership and contract farming for local farmers, as well as offering financial support. In an interview, Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement Deputy Minister Davis Marapira said Government would soon facilitate workshops […]