Archive | February, 2014

Maqoma's 'Four Seasons' dance show goes to Johannesburg Market Theatre

Maqoma’s ‘Four Seasons’ dance show goes to Johannesburg Market Theatre

Four Seasons, a highly critical dance show conceived by popular South African choreographer Vuyani Gregory Maqoma, will open on Thursday 27 February 2014 at the Johannesburg Market Theatre in Newtown, the Vuyani Dance Theatre (VDT) announced on its Facebook page. The contemporay dance show is due to last until 9 March 2014. Four Seasons, to […]

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Congo-Brazzaville, Gabon sign agreement on interconnection of optic fibre networks

Congo-Brazzaville, Gabon sign agreement on interconnection of optic fibre networks

Oil-rich and neighbours Congo-Brazzaville and Gabon have recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish an interconnection between the optic fibre networks CAB3 (Congo) and CAB4 (Gabon). The agreement will increase the geographical coverage of the network, bandwidth capacity, and reduce the costs of communication in Central Africa, both governments have said. The signing […]

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'Full Moon', Vuyani Maqoma’s 25-man epic dance show, soon at Nelson Mandela Theatre

‘Full Moon’, Vuyani Maqoma’s 25-man epic dance show, soon at Nelson Mandela Theatre

Vuyani Maqoma, South Africa’s legendary choreographer, is a  contemporary dance genius. His latest creation, Full Moon, an epic masterpiece, will be performed at the Nelson Mandela Theatre in Johannesburg from 30 April to 11 May 2014. Full Moon, directed by Maqoma with co-choreographer Luyanda Sidiya, features 25 dancers and the South African National Youth Orchestra […]

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African consumers spend US$600-bn/year, an enormous opportunity for SMEs

African consumers spend US$600-bn/year, an enormous opportunity for SMEs

African consumers spend US$600-billion annually, official statistics say. This, coupled with the 6% economy growth of sub-Saharan Africa in 2014 and a fastest growing middle class in the world, should constitute boundless opportunities this year for the continent’s small and medium enterprises (SMEs), DHL Express sub-Saharan Africa managing director Charles Brewer said. Brewer singled out […]

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Tamarsha, new Black Carpet Presenter, begins life on fast lane of stardom

Tamarsha, new Black Carpet Presenter, begins life on fast lane of stardom

Tamasha Gambushe, fondly known as Tamarsha, the newly-crowned Black Carpet Presenter for SABC programme Selimathunzi, will be flown to Johannesburg, where she will begin a life on the fast lane of stardom. The 24-year-old Umlazi (Kwazulu-Natal) beauty will be booked in a four-star hotel, and taken through a five-day course in presenting and exposure in […]

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Accor Group ranked top company for dynamic HR digital presence

Accor Group ranked top company for dynamic HR digital presence

Accor Group, France-based hospitality group that owns Sofitel, Novotel, ibis, among others, has been rewarded for its dynamic digital communication strategy on human resources, according to reports from Paris. Accor has been ranked top company in social media in France for its dynamic presence on Youtube, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest, and eighth in Asia, […]

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