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  1. Monetary authorities go Biblical

    Sundaymail.co.zw - Religion 01.21 / 22:20 sundaymail.co.zw
    Africa Moyo — MONETARY and fiscal authorities have turned to the Bible to appease citizens who are anxiously “praying” for the economy to rebound. Previous Finance ministers have repeatedly quoted Bible verses during budget presentations. In 2006, former Finance Minister Dr Herbert Murerwa concluded his budget speech by quoting Jeremiah 29 verse 11, “For I [R…
  2. Landmark research on HIV&AIDS, cancer cure

    Sundaymail.co.zw - Health 01.21 / 22:19 sundaymail.co.zw
    Gilbert Munetsi — In what could best be described as a domestic medical revolution in Zimbabwe, a group of medical practitioners have pooled their minds together in search of an alternative way to combat two of the leading life-threatening diseases — HIV & Aids and cancer, as well as a long list of others. Laboratory […
  3. Notice to 2016 Batch ‘B’ Stream II Prospective Corpers Posted to Borno

    Myschoolgist.com.ng - Education & Family 01.21 / 10:58 myschoolgist.com.ng
    National Youth Service Corps, NYSC notice to  2016 Batch ‘B’ Stream II prospective Corps Members posted to Borno State. The National Youth Service Corps wishes to inform the general public and, especially, Prospective Corps Members posted to Borno State that their orientation course has been POSTPONED to take place from 16TH FEBRUARY, 2017 to 8TH MARCH, 2017. Venue of the Orientation is the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Opposite Army Barracks, Fanisau, Dutse Local Goverment Area, Jigawa …
  4. CRUTECH Launches New Payment Platform

    Myschoolgist.com.ng - Education & Family 01.21 / 10:37 myschoolgist.com.ng
    Cross River University of Technology, CRUTECH launched new payment platform for payment of fees. This is to inform all the students of the Cross River University of Technology (CRUTECH) that the management of the institution has changed its payment platform, please all returning and new students should get familiar with the new CRUTECHPay platform (https://pay.crutech.edu.ng/). The first thing to do on the CRUTECHPay is to create your Student Payment Code. If the code is lost, scroll to…
  5. UNILAG International School Admission Form is Out – 2017/2018

    Myschoolgist.com.ng - Education & Family 01.21 / 10:17 myschoolgist.com.ng
    University of Lagos, UNILAG international school admission form for the 2017/2018 academic session is out and now on sale. The Management Board of the International School, University of Lagos (ISL) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission into BASIC 7, (JS1) at the International School, University of Lagos (ISL). Application forms for admission into the BASIC 7 (JS1) in the school for the 2017/2018 session are available for sale from 30th January, 2017 at the…
  6. The Internet’s #OptimisticChallenge Is What You Need Right Now

    Thesource.com - Culture 01.20 / 23:27 thesource.com
    Early last week, the Twittersphere was treated to a minute-long tribute in dance to Sound of Blackness’ 90s feel-good tune “Optimistic”. After four friends, including social media comedian Jay Versace and the internet’s soon-to-be favorite carefree black boy, Junebug, posted a video of themselves dancing to the 1991 hit, it didn’t take long to go viral. 2017 […
  7. UNN Notice to New Students on General Studies Handbook – 2016/17

    Myschoolgist.com.ng - Education & Family 01.20 / 22:49 myschoolgist.com.ng
    University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN notice to new students (All First Year and Direct Entry Students) on the procurement of School of General Studies Handbook for the 2016/2017 academic session. This is to inform you that the School of General Studies (SGS) Handbook – a very necessary guide on the General Studies Programme in the University of Nigeria – is ready for procurement. To get your copy, quickly go through the following process: Visit the University Portal , and log into your pro…
  8. Bowen University Exam Timetable for 1st Semester – 2016/17

    Myschoolgist.com.ng - Education & Family 01.20 / 21:48 myschoolgist.com.ng
    Bowen University Iwo, BUI examination timetable for first semester, 2016/2017 academic session. This is to inform all students of the Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State that the First Semester, 2016/2017 Academic Session examinations will commence on Friday, 20th January 2017 . See also: Bowen University Academic Calendar – 2016/17. Bowen University Examinations Timetable. If your device can’t access the timetable above, CLICK HERE to download a PDF version of it. MSG …
  1. Zimbabwe Police get POS machines

    By Auxilia Katongomara and Patrick Chitumba Police have finally embraced plastic money transactions by introducing Point of Sale machines at selected police stations countrywide for payment of fines for traffic and other offences while the Zimbabwe National Road Authority (Zinara) has also resolved to have the machines at tollgates across the country. Point of Sale […] The post Zimbabwe Police get POS machines appeared first on Zimbabwe…
  2. Governments’ appeasement of religious extremists’ cause of violence and crises-Soyinka

    Nigeriantimes.ng - Crime 01.19 / 19:00 nigeriantimes.ng
    The burgeoning religious crises in Nigeria has its roots in the tendency of governments at federal and state levels, to appease religious fundamentalists rather than put them in check, Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has said. Soyinka spoke on Monday in Abuja at the launch of a book titled, Religion and the Making of…
  3. Lovers, Who Kidnapped, Sold 4-year Girl for N350,000, Arrested

    Thestreetjournal.org - Crime 01.19 / 16:32 thestreetjournal.org
    The long arm of law caught up with a man and his lover, who were said to have kidnapped and sold a four year girl for N350,000. The Enugu State Police Command said Thursday that the syndicate that abducted the four-year-old girl in Anambra and the sold her in Abia State were in their net.…
  4. LG Finance Director, 3 Others Kidnapped in Sokoto

    Thestreetjournal.org - Crime 01.18 / 09:43 thestreetjournal.org
    Sokoto Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Abdulkadir, has disclosed tbat the Director of Finance, Isa Local Government and three others in the state, have been kidnapped The Commission said in Sokoto on Wednesday that the victims were kidnapped by some unknown gunmen along Sokoto-Isa road on Monday. He said the gunmen dragged their victims into the…
  5. 15 Zimbabwean prisoners in Botswana jailbreak

    POLICE in Botswana have launched a manhunt for 15 Zimbabwean prisoners, some of them dangerous, who escaped from a jail in Francistown after cutting the security fence. Three of the inmates have since been arrested following their escape from Gerald Estates Centre for illegal immigrants on Saturday afternoon. Francistown deputy police spokesperson Senior Superintendent Dipheko […] The post 15 Zimbabwean prisoners in Botswana jailbreak appeared first on Zimbabwe…
  6. Pastor, Four Others Arrested for Stealing Toyota Highlander

    Thestreetjournal.org - Crime 01.17 / 17:19 thestreetjournal.org
    A pastor and four others have been arrested for stealing Toyota Highlander (SUV) in Lagos. Joe Akan said to be a senior pastor at the Ministry of the Holy Ghost, and four others were alleged to have stolen the Toyota Highlander in Agege area of Lagos. They were paraded in Lagos on Tuesday by the…
  7. Shocking! Freed Chibok girls recount to Chibok Pastor how politicians sponsoring Boko Haram, housed them in Borno for mo

    Nigeriantimes.ng - Crime 01.11 / 18:40 nigeriantimes.ng
    The recently released Chibok girls have revealed details of how some politicians allegedly sponsored the activities of the Boko Haram insurgents in the northeast for their personal gains. According to a Chibok clergy called Pastor Bulus Baba from Kaya community in Chibok local government area of Borno state, his discussions with some of the…
  8. Senior lawyer charged with bribing Nigerian judge with N30 million, BMW J

    Nigeriantimes.ng - Crime 01.11 / 13:16 nigeriantimes.ng
    Nigeria’s government on Wednesday arraigned a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Joe Agi, alongside a judge of the Federal High Court, Adeniyi Ademola, and his wife, Olubowale. Mr. Ademola and his wife, a former Head of Service in Lagos State, were arraigned on an 11-count charge in December for alleged fraud. They were later granted b…
  1. Landmark research on HIV&AIDS, cancer cure

    Sundaymail.co.zw - Health 01.21 / 22:19 sundaymail.co.zw
    Gilbert Munetsi — In what could best be described as a domestic medical revolution in Zimbabwe, a group of medical practitioners have pooled their minds together in search of an alternative way to combat two of the leading life-threatening diseases — HIV & Aids and cancer, as well as a long list of others. Laboratory […
  2. Fed Govt urges states to create budget line for logistics mgt

    Thenationonlineng.net - Health 01.20 / 00:02 thenationonlineng.net
    Federal Government has urged state governments to create Logistic Management Coordinating Units (LMCU) for efficient supply of drugs and other health commodities. This was made known when a team from National Supply Chain Integration Project (NSCIP) paid advocacy visit to the stakeholders in the health sector in Abeokuta, Ogun State recently. Nigerian Supply Chain Integration […] The post Fed Govt urges states to create budget line for logistics mgt appeared first on The Nation…
  3. Want to bounce back to work this year? Try these top ten tips to recharge your adrenals

    Here are ten ways to recharge your adrenals every day #1: Try breathing exercises Three times a day – or more if needed – take 10 long, deep breaths. #2: Get in tune with nature Spend some time walking, hiking or swimming in the great outdoors. #3: Do light cardiovascular exercise Light running or cycle is great for your adrenals. Careful not to overdo it though, or you can burn your adrenals out! ********* Could this be the solution you’re looking for? ********** …
  4. How to throw together a nourishing, full-of-flavour lunch using ingredients you already have

    Try this fresh and healthy raw, vegan lunchtime bowl Ingredients: 1 medium-sized sweet potato 1 small carrot 1 cup shredded cabbage 1 cup mixed baby salad leaves 1 small avocado 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 1 zucchini, peeled into strips ½ apple, sliced 1 can (450 g) chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1 handful mint leaves 1 handful almonds 2 small red chillies, sliced 1 handful sultanas 1 tbsp sesame …
  5. The secret science of food synergy plus five healthy pairings that are even better together

    Five examples of food synergy to try out #1: Vegetables drizzled with olive oil Eating colourful vegetables that are rich in carotenoids, such as tomatoes, peppers, kale, spinach and broccoli work well with healthy monounsaturated fats like extra-virgin olive oil. This combination boosts your absorption of carotenoids, which help to reduce inflammation in your body. Other foods that contain healthy fats and pair well with vegetables for optimal nutritional benefits include coconut oil,…
  6. Food and medicine in your flower beds

    Elendureports.com - Health 01.19 / 19:25 elendureports.com
    Plantain Like banana planted around the house, plantain can provide food, gifts for the neighbours and fetch some money for house keeping when the surplus is sold. According to Rev. Father Anslem Adodo in his NATURE POWER, the leaves can be boiled and the extracts in the water drunk for blood sugar challenges. Fr. Adodo’s […
  7. How social factors drive up suicide rates among pregnant women

    Pregnant women in South Africa who live in poor communities are more likely to consider or attempt suicide than the general population. Mike…
  8. Kenya, Rwanda ban poultry from Uganda over bird flu

    Capitalfm.co.ke - Health 01.19 / 06:31 capitalfm.co.ke
    Kenyan and Rwandan authorities said Wednesday they had banned poultry products from neighbouring Uganda, where a virulent H5 strain of avian flu has broken out. “The government banned importation of poultry and poultry products... The post Kenya, Rwanda ban poultry from Uganda over bird flu appeared first on Capital…
  1. Notice to 2016 Batch ‘B’ Stream II Prospective Corpers Posted to Borno

    Myschoolgist.com.ng - Education & Family 01.21 / 10:58 myschoolgist.com.ng
    National Youth Service Corps, NYSC notice to  2016 Batch ‘B’ Stream II prospective Corps Members posted to Borno State. The National Youth Service Corps wishes to inform the general public and, especially, Prospective Corps Members posted to Borno State that their orientation course has been POSTPONED to take place from 16TH FEBRUARY, 2017 to 8TH MARCH, 2017. Venue of the Orientation is the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Opposite Army Barracks, Fanisau, Dutse Local Goverment Area, Jigawa …
  2. CRUTECH Launches New Payment Platform

    Myschoolgist.com.ng - Education & Family 01.21 / 10:37 myschoolgist.com.ng
    Cross River University of Technology, CRUTECH launched new payment platform for payment of fees. This is to inform all the students of the Cross River University of Technology (CRUTECH) that the management of the institution has changed its payment platform, please all returning and new students should get familiar with the new CRUTECHPay platform (https://pay.crutech.edu.ng/). The first thing to do on the CRUTECHPay is to create your Student Payment Code. If the code is lost, scroll to…
  3. UNILAG International School Admission Form is Out – 2017/2018

    Myschoolgist.com.ng - Education & Family 01.21 / 10:17 myschoolgist.com.ng
    University of Lagos, UNILAG international school admission form for the 2017/2018 academic session is out and now on sale. The Management Board of the International School, University of Lagos (ISL) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission into BASIC 7, (JS1) at the International School, University of Lagos (ISL). Application forms for admission into the BASIC 7 (JS1) in the school for the 2017/2018 session are available for sale from 30th January, 2017 at the…
  4. UNN Notice to New Students on General Studies Handbook – 2016/17

    Myschoolgist.com.ng - Education & Family 01.20 / 22:49 myschoolgist.com.ng
    University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN notice to new students (All First Year and Direct Entry Students) on the procurement of School of General Studies Handbook for the 2016/2017 academic session. This is to inform you that the School of General Studies (SGS) Handbook – a very necessary guide on the General Studies Programme in the University of Nigeria – is ready for procurement. To get your copy, quickly go through the following process: Visit the University Portal , and log into your pro…
  5. Bowen University Exam Timetable for 1st Semester – 2016/17

    Myschoolgist.com.ng - Education & Family 01.20 / 21:48 myschoolgist.com.ng
    Bowen University Iwo, BUI examination timetable for first semester, 2016/2017 academic session. This is to inform all students of the Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State that the First Semester, 2016/2017 Academic Session examinations will commence on Friday, 20th January 2017 . See also: Bowen University Academic Calendar – 2016/17. Bowen University Examinations Timetable. If your device can’t access the timetable above, CLICK HERE to download a PDF version of it. MSG …
  6. NYSC 2016 Batch ‘B’ Stream II : Camp Registration Requirements

    Myschoolgist.com.ng - Education & Family 01.20 / 20:27 myschoolgist.com.ng
    National Youth Service Corps, NYSC camp registration requirements for the 2016 Batch ‘B’ stream II prospective corps members. The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has released the requirements for the registration at the camp by the 2016 Batch ‘B’ stream II prospective corps members. The requirements are as follows: (a) Original Call-up Letter or Call-up Letter printed on-line (b) Statement of Result endorsed by authorized officer with authentic signature. (c)…
  7. LASU Students’ Disciplinary Committee Fresh Notice To Students

    Myschoolgist.com.ng - Education & Family 01.19 / 20:21 myschoolgist.com.ng
    Lagos State University, LASU Students’ Disciplinary Committee notice to students. The Students’ Disciplinary Committee, at its Special meeting held on Wednesday, 14th December, 2016 decided the following: All students of the University are hereby warned, not to, for whatsoever reason, no matter how genuine, obstruct or resist the arrest of any person(s) /student(s) by the security personnel(s). Any student, who obstructs or resist the arrest of fellow student(s) would be made to face sti…
  8. UNIPORT Sandwich [Post-NCE] Admission Form is Out – 2016/17

    Myschoolgist.com.ng - Education & Family 01.19 / 10:51 myschoolgist.com.ng
    University of Port Harcourt, UNIPORT POST-NCE Sandwich Degree Programme admission form for the 2016/2017 academic session is out. Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into various courses in the POST-NCE Sandwich Degree Programme of the University. UNIPORT POST-NCE Sandwich Available Programmes. The POST-NCE Sandwich Degree Programme is offered in the following Departments of the Faculty of Education: 1     Educational Foundations – English, Fren…
  1. Chorizo tart

    You.co.za - Food 01.20 / 13:21 you.co.za
    A few key ingredients and some readymade puff pastry is really all you need for this clever side…
  2. Rolo cupcakes

    You.co.za - Food 01.19 / 08:08 you.co.za
    These melt-in-your mouth treats are as heavenly as they look! You definitely won't want to give anyone your last Rolo…
  3. You can make this fudge in 30 min or less!

    You.co.za - Food 01.15 / 10:49 you.co.za
    Try this easy fudge recipe that takes less than 30 minutes to prepare – it really is ready in a f…
  4. Ethiopia: The Exclusive Mouthwatering Culinary Delights

    Ethiosports.com - Food 01.12 / 22:02 ethiosports.com
    By Eden Sahle –  Travel has boomed and advanced around the world, encouraging people to travel not only for love of destination but also for food. Certainly, food is an essential ingredient for lifestyle portraying culture, tradition, festivity, and comfort. It plays a pleasant role in everything, even becoming a reason to travel overseas. Ethiopian chefs have a long…
  5. Bacon-wrapped pesto chicken rolls

    You.co.za - Food 01.10 / 07:40 you.co.za
    Make dinner special with bacon-wrapped chicken breasts filled with cheese and pesto. You can use store-bought pesto to save…
  6. 10 great spots for sundowners in Johannesburg

    Eatout.co.za - Food 01.09 / 09:19 eatout.co.za
    Wait for sunset and head out to one of these ten venues for a drink and bite to eat. The post 10 great spots for sundowners in Johannesburg appeared first on Eat…
  7. Food24.com | 7 Restaurants to go to in Joburg if you’re celebrating a special occasion

    Food24.com - Food 01.09 / 08:51 food24.com
    Have an anniversary coming up? Or maybe a special birthday? Take a look at these fabulous restaurant…
  8. 17 yummy, (mostly) healthy lunchbox ideas for kids

    You.co.za - Food 01.08 / 10:20 you.co.za
    Already racking your brains for fresh and exciting lunchbox ideas? We’ve got you c…
  1. Monetary authorities go Biblical

    Sundaymail.co.zw - Religion 01.21 / 22:20 sundaymail.co.zw
    Africa Moyo — MONETARY and fiscal authorities have turned to the Bible to appease citizens who are anxiously “praying” for the economy to rebound. Previous Finance ministers have repeatedly quoted Bible verses during budget presentations. In 2006, former Finance Minister Dr Herbert Murerwa concluded his budget speech by quoting Jeremiah 29 verse 11, “For I [R…
  2. Charges Slapped on Pastor Who Predicted That Mugabe Will Die This Year

    The pastor who predicted that Zimbabwe’s 92-year-old President Robert Mugabe will die this year has been charged in court following his arrest. Prosecutors charged Pastor Patrick Mugadza with undermining the authority of the president, “criminal nuisance” and “insulting people of a certain race or religion,” the BBC reported. The action was taken after Mugadza predicted that […] The post Charges Slapped on Pastor Who Predicted That Mugabe Will Die This …
  3. Murder in SDA church robbery

    A SECURITY guard at the Seventh Day Adventist church-run Pelandaba Primary School in Bulawayo died after he was savagely attacked by four armed robbers during a raid in which two laptops and cash amounting to $200 were stolen early yesterday morning. Buton Skalongo died on admission to Mpilo Central Hospital while his colleague Mr Vusa […] The post Murder in SDA church robbery appeared first on Zimbabwe…
  4. Nigerian man destroys Bible, says it is from the devil (Photos)

    Faceofmalawi.com - Religion 01.16 / 21:19 faceofmalawi.com
    This young man named Udummiri Nwakalu from Nigeria, posted these photos on facebook with the caption. “Bible say this, Bible say that, can’t you think without the Bible. Your brain is obviously useless as without the Bible you can’t make any point. What if I tell you I use the Bible for toilet?” he wrote [&#…
  5. We hail the spiritual brothers

    Sundaymail.co.zw - Religion 01.14 / 22:17 sundaymail.co.zw
    Sport/Religion Langton Nyakwenda — AFTER a decade off the high table, Zimbabwe’s Warriors return to the big league this evening with a dinner date with Algeria in their opening game of the 2017 Afcon finals. God’s time is the best! The Warriors tried and failed in the last 10 years, different coaches came and left [&#…
  6. Sowing the seed that you don’t have

    Sundaymail.co.zw - Religion 01.14 / 22:16 sundaymail.co.zw
    Munyaradzi Chamalimba — FINANCIAL seeding is a controversial subject in religious circles with brickbats being thrown at church leaders that have been vocal on the subject. With the year still in its infancy, the call by UFIC founder, Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa, for members of his ministry to sow seeds ranging from US$77 to US$77 000,…
  7. Another Zimbabwean join Joyous Celebration

    Sundaymail.co.zw - Religion 01.13 / 12:10 sundaymail.co.zw
    Desire Ncube — Zimpraise member, Ellard Cherayi, could soon join South Africa’s award winning choir, Joyous Celebration, it has been established. Cherayi joined Zimpraise in 2014 and is among the leading vocalists who travelled to South Africa last year in November to record a single titled “Humambo hwenyu ngahuuye” with South Africa’s producer Jabu Hlongwane. [……
  8. Makandiwa in controversial video

    Sundaymail.co.zw - Religion 01.13 / 12:09 sundaymail.co.zw
    Religion Writer — A video posted on social media platforms by the United Family International Church (UFIC), in which believers are encouraged to sow seeds as a sign of a covenant with God for the fulfilment of their 2017 hopes, has stirred immense debate. In the video, UFIC and Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa’s spokesperson Pastor Prime […
  1. Krejcir: Business As Usual – An expose of the worst mafia boss this country has ever seen

    Jonathan Ball Publishers is proud to present Krejcir: Business As Usual - the first comprehensive exposé of the worst mafia boss this country has ever seen, including material from never-before-published affidavits and exclusive sources: Just who is Radovan Krejcir? Known as “Baas John” to his underlings, he arrived in South Africa in 2007 under a false passport. He was a fugitive, a powerful Czech multimillionaire, who escaped from prison …
  2. Jane Duncan discusses the media’s role in fees protests and the aftermath of Marikana at the launch of Protest Nat

      Professor Jane Duncan was at the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) Centre in Braamfontein recently to launch her new book:…
  3. How pornography brought down the last pillar of apartheid – Read an excerpt from Into The Laager: Afrikaners Livin

      Jonathan Ball Publishers has shared an excerpt from Into The Laager: Afrikaners Living on the Edge by Kajsa Norman. In the excerpt, Norman visits Joe Theron, the former music producer who introduced Hustler to …
  4. Don't miss the launch of Another Country: Everyday Social Restitution by Sharlene Swartz at The Book Lounge

    Bookslive.co.za - Books 11.29 / 16:20 bookslive.co.za
      Best Red and The Book Lounge cordially invite you to the launch of Another Country: Everyday Social Restitution, the new book by Sharlene Swartz. The event will take place in Cape Town on Wednesday, 23 November. See you there! A book Black and White South Africans must read together. Swartz has answered Steve Biko’s call for a new consciousness among Whites…
  5. Cricket and Conquest: The History of South African Cricket Retold - Volume 1 launched at Newlands

    Bookslive.co.za - Books 11.25 / 16:20 bookslive.co.za
    Cricket South Africa recently (CSA) launched the first volume of a trilogy that represents the authentic history of cricket in South Africa: Cricket and Conquest: The History of South African Cricket Retold, Volume 1: 1795-1914 by Andre Odendaal, Krish Reddy, Christopher Merrett and Jonty Winch. The first volume spans the period from 1795, when the first references are made to cricket being played in this country, to the outbreak of World War I in 1914. The other two volumes will…
  6. ‘The world may be wide, but our lives are less so’ – Read an excerpt from The Relatively Public Life O

      Jonathan Ball Publishers have shared an excerpt from The Relatively Public Life …
  7. Tim Couzens memorial service to be held at Wits Club

    Bookslive.co.za - Books 11.22 / 15:26 bookslive.co.za
    Brett Hilton-Barber, Tim Couzens and Ben Williams at the launch of The Great Silence in 2014   A memorial service for Tim Couzens, internationally respected literary and social historian, will be held at…
  8. Read an excerpt from Tammy Baikie's Dinaane Debut Fiction Award-winning novel, Selling LipService

    Bookslive.co.za - Books 11.18 / 16:50 bookslive.co.za
      This Fiction Friday, read an excerpt from Tammy Baikie’s “distinctively clever” novel, Selling LipService – the winner of the 2015/16 Dinaane Debut Fiction Award! Formerly known as the European Union Literary Award, the Dinaane Debut Fiction Award was established in 2004 with the intention of sustaining locally written fiction. The award is open to unpublished English-language fiction manuscripts by debut writers. Last year’s winner was Andrew Miller…
  1. The Internet’s #OptimisticChallenge Is What You Need Right Now

    Thesource.com - Culture 01.20 / 23:27 thesource.com
    Early last week, the Twittersphere was treated to a minute-long tribute in dance to Sound of Blackness’ 90s feel-good tune “Optimistic”. After four friends, including social media comedian Jay Versace and the internet’s soon-to-be favorite carefree black boy, Junebug, posted a video of themselves dancing to the 1991 hit, it didn’t take long to go viral. 2017 […
  2. Saddique Amba Monastery Ethiopia’s ancient reserves

    Ethiosports.com - Arts&Culture 01.20 / 17:02 ethiosports.com
    Ethiopian ancient monasteries are usually located in remote places far from the easily accessible locations. Most are located up in the mountains. It takes determination and love of adventure to go and explore this magnificent ancient creations. The constructions are intentionally made far out from central and main cities so that it can create peace and solitude to the…
  3. How to Rescue Africa from Political and Economic Misery

    Artmatters.info - Arts&Culture 01.20 / 12:53 artmatters.info
    By Ogova Ondego Published January 20, 2017 Professionals in Africa should not leave Africa’s problems to politicians, economists and administrators but must play their part in helping to solve them. That is the message contained in a book written by Professor George Kinoti of the Department of Zoology of the University of Nairobi some 23 [...] The post How to Rescue Africa from Political and Economic Misery appeared first on A…
  4. Taxstone Denied Bail In Federal Court For Charges Connected To The Irving Plaza Shooting

    Thesource.com - Culture 01.19 / 17:18 thesource.com
    Even though the feds’ initial plan was to grant Daryl Campbell aka Taxstone a hefty $500K bond, but Mannhattan Federal Judge Lewis Kaplan decided that it was best to keep the Tax Season host behind bars. Federal prosecutors made a strong case against Campbell and even went as far as saying that they have a…
  5. Ethiopian Christians celebrate Epiphany

    Ethiosports.com - Arts&Culture 01.19 / 15:33 ethiosports.com
    Heavy police presence set up around celebrations. ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Tens of thousands of Ethiopian Christians gather in open spaces and around fountains Thursday in celebration of the Epiphany to commemorate the baptism of Jesus Christ. In the capital Addis Ababa, huge crowds turned out at the widest open field in the city, Jan Meda.…
  6. Wicknell in bizarre Nkomo tribute

    Newsday.co.zw - Arts&Culture 01.19 / 03:09 newsday.co.zw
    FLAMBOYANT businessman, Wicknell Chivayo on Tuesday issued a bizarre tribute to the late Vice-President John Nkomo, where he appeared to plagiarise large swathes of Puff Daddy and Faith Evans’s I’ll be Missing You, a tribute to the late Notorious BIG. Wicknell in bizarre Nkomo tribute : NewsDay Zim…
  7. Musician, footballer engaged?

    Newsday.co.zw - Arts&Culture 01.19 / 03:08 newsday.co.zw
    MUSICIAN Sandisiwe Dube, who is also a radio presenter on Skyz Metro FM, might have secretly engaged Highlanders football star, Peter Muduhwa, whom she is said to be dating, if her recent post on Twitter is anything to go by. Musician, footballer engaged? : NewsDay…
  8. Walk the walk: Accra's most stylish creatives

    Designindaba.com - Arts&Culture 01.18 / 13:36 designindaba.com
    Meet three of Accra’s best-dressed creatives – DJ Steloo, Neal Davids and Daniel Mawuli Quist, all recently featured on London-based publication Nat…