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Cape Town - bitcoin is becoming insanely popular amongst South Africans but now seems to be getting them into financial trouble by investing in cryptocurrencies. debt Rescue CEO, Neil Roets said South Africans have been driven to the brink of bankruptcy after buying into cryptocurrency.
In late August 1619, a storm-tossed English warship flying a Dutch flag stopped at one of the earliest English settlements in Virginia and changed the future of America and the world. In exchange for supplies, the crew of the White Lion traded "20 and odd" Africans seized from a Portuguese slave ship to the ...

On January 12, 2018, 58 South Africans had been confirmed for attendance to the meeting. These include business leaders, 7 government officials, 3 academics and 3 members of the media. ANC President, Cyril Ramaphosa will lead the agenda at the forum with finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba being the ...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who was in Kenya in November declaring how he loves Africans, seems to only love them when they stay at home. Back in Israel, he has taken to branding African asylum seekers "infiltrators" and is deporting thousands of them. In Libya, slave markets have ...
The World Economic Forum's (WEF) annual meeting is set to take place on 23 to 26 January 2018, where the theme for the year will be creating a shared future in a fractured world. The 48th Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, will host 3,000 participants across all stakeholder groups including public ...
Just days after the Swedish chain was forced to temporarily close some of its South African stores after anti-racism protests, an NGO is demanding that H&M executives undergo "compulsory anti-racism and diversity training, so that there can be a change of attitude within the company around issues related ...

According to a report released last year entitled, "How Sub-Saharan Africans Contribute to the U.S. economy," African immigrants were also significantly more likely to have graduate degrees, with a total of 16 percent having a master's degree, medical degree, law degree or doctorate, compared with 11 ...
Durban - Once one of the richest men in South Africa, Christo Wiese lost some of his wealth after the resignation of Steinhoff International Holdings CEO, Markus Jooste. According to an article in Business Tech, Wiese lost his billionaire status, with his fortune decreasing to $742 million. In light of this, ...
Abuja, Nigeria -- All things considered, Botswana was as diplomatic as it could be. Its government summoned the United States ambassador on Friday and asked him to "to clarify if Botswana is regarded as a 'shithole' country." They were not the only ones who were confused or disturbed by reports that ...
"Indeed some of the houses where the activities are taking place belong to the South Africans, there are South Africans who are part of this. So we must not think that drug trafficking is only done by foreign nationals." He says the anger displayed by the community is understood but highlights support by ...
People from the Palestine Solidarity Campaign demonstrate outside St George's Cathedral. Picture: Armand Hough/ANA. Johannesburg - The African National Congress (ANC) in the Western Cape has warned the Israeli government that its recent blacklisting of those who support the boycott, ...
Durban - Once one of the richest men in South Africa, Christo Wiese lost some of his wealth after the resignation of Steinhoff International Holdings CEO Markus Jooste. According to article in Business Tech, Wiese lost his billionaire status and his fortune decreased to $742 million. In light of this, other ...
Cape Town - South Africa's Katchie Nzama has travelled to so many countries across the African continent. News24's Africa editor Betha Madhomu speaks to her about her experiences and future plans. When and how did the idea of travelling around Africa and blogging about it come about? Katchie: I had ...
"Given the historical reality of how many Africans arrived in the United States as slaves, this statement flies in the face of all accepted behaviour and practice," said spokesperson Ebba Kalondo. "This is particularly surprising as the United States of America remains a global example of how migration gave ...
The commentariat has been in overdrive since the ANC's elective conference in December, trying to tell South Africans (and Ramaphosa) exactly what he's thinking, what he's missed, what his strategy is or will be, and what he should do. They tell the country how he will play the short or long game against ...
South Africans, ranked 19th on the list by number of visitors per country, were found to spend on average 11 minutes, 2 seconds on the website -- and most were doing so from a smartphone. This was 29 seconds longer than our U.S. counterparts (and a full three-and-a-third minutes longer than the ...
One of the many difficult things about traveling within the continent for Africans is the sparse pool of affordable hotel selections available for booking. It's not that these hotels don't exist, it's that very few online booking platforms have enough information on such hotels. Global travel booking platforms with ...

It's uncertain how many Africans live in Malaysia, but statistics suggest the number runs into the tens of thousands. The Cheras case wasn't the first incident of discrimination against African people in the capital. In 2013, residents of a condominium complex in the Subang Jaya district voted during an annual ...
The SABC's poor finances means it is unlikely to meet its financial obligations - and this will have a negative impact on people who have paid their television licence fees in advance. This is according to Advocate Paul Hoffman SC, director of social rights group Accountability Now, who called for a ...
The ANC needs to regain the love of South Africans to reclaim its position as a leader of society, ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa said. According to IOL, Ramaphosa was speaking at the East London City Hall ahead of the governing party's 106th birthday celebrations and the January 8 statement, which ...
Durban - South Africans are the most miserable lot in the world, according to global market research and consulting firm Ipsos. The research, conducted in 38 countries and titled "Perils of Perception", looks at how wrong people are about key issues and features of the population. South Africa came in first ...
Arton capital, a provider of residency and citizenship solutions, has updated its passport Index - a system that ranks travel documents by the number of countries that can be visited without having to apply for a visa. The visa-free score represents the number of countries a passport holder can visit visa-free ...
Africans are a jolly and optimistic bunch--and especially when it comes to perceptions about the future. Over the last few years, attitude research from Africa has gradually documented a general mood of positivity among those surveyed. In 2014, the World Economic Forum noted that sub-Saharan Africa ...
Africa has a population of over 1 billion people, 70% of which are youthful, aspirational and passionate about their continent. The proposition 'Africans for Africans by Africans' has become a dominant force with young people in Africa. It is about change and holding businesses, governments and institutions ...
If you're exceptionally talented in the field of science, humanities, engineering, medicine, digital technology or the arts, you could be eligible for a special UK visa - the Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) visa. This is according John Dunn, immigration expert at Sable International, who notes that the visa allows you ...
Kgositsile's death is a major loss to the black literary world, many South Africans and followers alike, have taken to social media to pay their respects to the poet, share personal accounts of their time with him, and pay homage to his contributions, not only to the literary community, but also to the South ...
Reflecting on the untimely and tragic assassination of his beloved Cde, the African revolutionary prince and former Prime Minister of the Congo, Patrice Emory Lumumba, in his book "Toward The African Revolution", the bold African warrior Frantz Fanon in his essay titled "Lumumba's Death: Could We Do ...
Addis Ababa, Jan. 4 (Xinhua) -- As the African Union (AU) revealed fighting corruption at the helm of the upcoming AU summit, experts and policymakers have underscored the need to tackle corruption and maladministration so as to realize Africa's development. The pan African block has recently ...
The number of young South Africans suffering from obesity doubled in six years while this took 13 years to happen in the United States. This is according to research published in the International Journal of epidemiology on December 14 last year. Local researchers from the University of KwaZulu-Natal ...
The number of young South Africans suffering from obesity doubled in six years while this took 13 years to happen in the United States. This is according to research published in the International Journal of epidemiology on December 14 last year. Local researchers from the University of KwaZulu-Natal ...
Diamond magnate Nicky Oppenheimer is still the wealthiest South African billionaire by net worth, according to Forbes' real-time list of the world's dollar billionaires. Oppenheimer sits just outside the global 200, but six other South Africans are on the list. According to Business Tech, Bloomberg ranks ...
That was the overwhelming view of a group of 18 to 35-year-olds in Cape Town questioned by academics from Harvard in the US and the University of Cape Town. They asked the Gugulethu residents about their experience with dentists and found that many of them had never visited one or had any oral ...
Zhejiang, East China -- Hodan Osman Abdi swiftly strings together a few phrases to describe herself: a woman, a black woman, a black African woman. She pauses for a second before completing the sentence: "I'm a black, African, Muslim woman who wears a hijab and teaches at one of the leading ...
What perceptions do all students, not just those of African background, gain about Africa and Africans? As a history and .... It is important to also expose all of our young people to a more considered understanding, one that shows African people as having the capacity to be strong, positive role models.
A real-time list of the world's dollar billionaires by Forbes shows that seven are from South Africa as we enter the new year, with Christo Wiese having lost his billionaire status in December following the fallout of a massive scandal that has seen retail entity Steinhoff's share price disintegrate over the past ...
The number of wealthy South Africans taking up a second residency or citizenship programme is rising progressively, says Nadia Read Thaele of LIO Global, a specialist firm in residence and citizenship-by-investment planning for private clients. At the same time, she says, there is now an increasing ...
Statistics released by the Road Traffic Management corporation (RTMC) on Friday reveal just how hard the country's traffic cops have been at work over the festive season. According to the statistic, more than 924 000 drivers have been stopped and checked at a number of road blocks since the festive ...
Cape Town - The Guptas, Steinhoff, Cabinet reshuffles and the travails of power utility Eskom. Here are seven financial and economic stories that got South Africans talking in 2017. Cabinet reshuffle - Gordhan out. Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan. (Photo: Ga. South African markets heaved a sigh of ...
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has cautioned world leaders over maltreatment of Africans as slaves and sub-human beings. He said that African leaders should not be silent over such maltreatment but create opportunity for young Africans to remain in their countries rather than traveling abroad ...
The inspiration for this post came from Grammarly - a nifty extension for Chrome to help you not type like a spanner. The original post was about British words that Americans no longer use. Now, obviously South African English is closer to British English than Americans, so we thought we'd share some ...
South Africans are the people most likely to perceive things to be worse than they actually are, Ipsos' 2017 survey entitled "Perils of Perception" has revealed. Ipsos' global survey examines the gap between people's perception and reality in 38 countries, and why people may overstate -- or underplay ...
As Sharmila Ragunanan, Group marketing manager of Dream Hotels & Resorts recommends, "Affordable holidays for South Africans really do start at home." "Nothing beats a self-drive through the Western Cape, where the views are free and self-catering accommodation is plentiful and budget friendly, ...
Cyril Ramaphosa, who was elected leader of South Africa's ANC on Monday, faces many challenges. As he will almost certainly become president of South Africa after polls scheduled in 2019, the problems extend well beyond the rehabilitation of a divided and increasingly unpopular party. Twenty-three ...
Many South Africans Are Disenchanted With Governing Of African National Congress ... NPR's Ofeibea Quist-Arcton reports that many South Africans are deeply disenchanted with the ANC and say it has become a corrupt machine for self-enrichment. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING).
The ANC fought the apartheid system, which prevented black South Africans from owning property, getting a decent education or living where they chose. Somadoda Fikeni, an expert on South African heritage, calls Mr. Trump's comments isolating - that they offend people who normally hold the United ...
Statistics released by the Road Traffic Management corporation (RTMC) on Friday reveal just how hard the country's traffic cops have been at work over the festive season. According to the statistic, more than 924 000 drivers have been stopped and checked at a number of road blocks since the festive ...
Last month, Kenya announced it will issue visa on arrival to all Africans, as did Namibia. Earlier in February, as part of a wider campaign to improve the ease of doing business, Nigeria relaxed its visa rules and, in addition, the immigration service cut down on paperwork for visitors. Rwanda, already one of ...
Cape Town - The Guptas, Steinhoff, Cabinet reshuffles and the travails of power utility Eskom. Here are seven financial and economic stories that got South Africans talking in 2017. Cabinet reshuffle - Gordhan out. Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan. (Photo: Ga. South African markets heaved a sigh of ...
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has cautioned world leaders over maltreatment of Africans as slaves and sub-human beings. He said that African leaders should not be silent over such maltreatment but create opportunity for young Africans to remain in their countries rather than traveling abroad ...
The inspiration for this post came from Grammarly - a nifty extension for Chrome to help you not type like a spanner. The original post was about British words that Americans no longer use. Now, obviously South African English is closer to British English than Americans, so we thought we'd share some ...


 

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