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Moving into Dance Mophatong: 21 years of dance, dedication

Moving into Dance Mophatong: 21 years of dance, dedication

 Moving Into Dance Mophatong (MIDM), the Johannebsurg-based contemporary dance company founded by Sylvia ‘Magogo’ Glasser, recently celebrated its 21 years of existence in style to remember years of hard labour, dedication and challenges by hosting a series of shows at the Dance Factory in Newtown. The three weeks of explosive performances, simply titled 21, featured […]

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New business models can spell success for African farmers – report

New business models can spell success for African farmers – report

Small-scale farmers in Africa can improve their livelihoods by building sustainable trading relations with international businesses in the food industry, according to a recent report. The report, jointly undertaken by Catholic Relief Services, Rainforest Alliance, CIAT and the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), reveals ways to break down barriers that usually prevent African […]

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Africa’s SMEs contribute to economy, but struggle to survive

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs)’s contribution to employment, income and economic growth cannot be underestimated, according to several studies conducted across various parts of the world. But some analysts believe the lack of adequate financing of small business has the potential to hurt the SMEs-economic growth casual link, and compromises countries’ policy to fight unemployment. […]

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AU Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma crowned Renaissance Woman of the Year

AU Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma crowned Renaissance Woman of the Year

African Union Commission (AUC) chairperson, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, has been awarded the 2012 International Renaissance Woman of the Year Award by the Italy-based Palazzo Strozzi Foundation, the African Union said this week in a statement. The annual celebratory event took place this week in Florence, Italy, the Addis-Ababa-based organisation said. Dlamini-Zuma was chosen because of […]

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