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Tag Archives: South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA TOP AFRICA UNIVERSITIES IN QS WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKING

Out of a total of 13 African universities featured in the QS World University Ranking. South Africa has majority of these top Africa universities. The QS Rankings rank the universities based on different qualities. They measure university reputation based on the impressions of higher education experts, companies who hire graduates, and teaching quality.  QS also considers the ratio of international …

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Steve Harvey’s Family Feud is coming to Africa

Ever heard of Family Feud???! Well, buckle up cause it’s coming to Africa!!! Award winning host and comedian, Steve Harvey will be moving to South Africa to shoot the local version of Family Feud. On Monday, 26th August, 2019, Steve Harvey made a huge announcement at a press conference in Johannesburg, South Africa. The comedian stated that he would be …

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SA’s Belinda Davis receives special UK Music Industry Award

  South-African born artiste Belinda Davis was recognized for her contribution to the music industry at the UK’s National Tribute Music Awards held in Droitwich last week. Davis rose to stardom riding on the music goddess Whitney Houston – she literally brings Whitney back to life. The Whitney-double will go on to perform sell out shows and even go on …

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Eagles soar over South Africa – reach last four in AFCON

SEMI-FINAL, HERE WE COME!!!!! #NGARSA #AFCON2019 pic.twitter.com/2QUuxVkhOJ — Soar Super Eagles (@SSE_NGA) July 10, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Super Eagles of Nigeria beat Bafana Bafana of South Africa in the last minute to book their place in the semi-final of AFCON 2019 on Wednesday night. The thrilling encounter was decided in the last minute of stoppage time by Willaim Troost-Ekong who pounced …

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5 unmissable things to do in Cape Town

Cape Town is South Africa’s mother city and it is one place you definitely want to visit. There is so much to do in the city which boasts of about 500,000 inhabitants. In fact, there is a lot to enjoy in Cape Town for two lifetimes. In this article, we have put together 5 out of the innumerable things to …

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Major Mandisa Mfeka, the first South African female combat pilot

South Africa now has a female combat pilot, her name is Major Mandisa Mfeka. She developed her love for flying at a very tender age when her mother and grandma used to take her for airshows at the airport in Virginia. They were unable to afford the entry fee at the time so were banished to watching the shows from …

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6-year-old DJ excites fans in South Africa

It’s not every day you see a child DJ and a very good one at that. South Africa got treated to a full blast from this 6-year-old at an outdoor concert. Oratilwe Hlongwane, popularly known DJ Arch Junior, at the age of 3 won the 2015 South Africa got talent. He also holds the Guinness World Record for the youngest …

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Gene causing hair loss in African women discovered by South African doctor

If you are an African woman suffering hair loss issues, apparently it could be the effect of a certain gene. This was recently discovered after a renowned South African dermatologist, Ncoza Dlova, made the discovery after research with a team of other scientists at the University of KwaZulu-Natal where she is the Dean of Clinical Medicine. The study was carried …

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Africa must move beyond colonial anti-cannabis laws to develop a $7 billion Industry

It is no news that cannabis consumption and use is regarded as illegal in many parts of the African continent. However, the African Cannabis Report has revealed that if well harnessed by 2023 the cannabis could yield up to $7.1 billion in yearly revenue. The caveat should be that the industry should be fully regulated and legalized. In plain terms, …

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How Namibia gained Independence

For 75 years Namibia was under the control of South Africa but in 1990 the country gained independence to become a sovereign State. There was a lot of fanfare to celebrate the independence of the newest country in the world at the Windhoek Stadium. Songs and cheers filled the air as Namibia’s red, blue, gold, and green flag was hoisted …

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