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South Africa Is Africa’s Richest And Most Advanced Country – Report

Cape Town - South Africa ranks 33rd worldwide in terms of total wealth and 38th worldwide in terms of the number of high net worth individuals (HNWIs) as of December 2017, according to a report by AfrAsia Bank and...

This Church In South Africa Celebrates Alcohol

Most typical churches in Africa do not openly endorse the consumption of alcohol and a few have even banned their members from consuming or selling alcoholic drinks. But one newly formed church in South Africa not only welcomes alcohol,...

SA Celebrates Send-off Of Africa’s Largest And Most Advanced Cube Satellite

On Tuesday afternoon (17 April), the Department of Science and Technology will send-off Africa’s largest and most advanced cube satellite to India from where it where it is expected to be launched in July. The 4kg ZACUBE-2 was developed by...

Top Smartphone Manufacturing Companies In Africa

Here are the Top African companies that are making attempts to produce phones in Africa. 1. Onyx Connect – South Africa Onyx connect is a South African startup company. The company launched its factory last year and with an $11 million investment...

South Africa Ranked Among Countries With The Highest Murder Rates In The World

Homicide rates have been increasing across the world over the last few years. This spike has been seen in both the developing and developed countries. According to worldatlas ranking of Murder Rate By Country, south Africa has the highest murder...

South Africa Is The Most Unequal Society In The World – Report

The gap between the rich and poor in South Africa is growing, high wealth inequality and low intergenerational mobility inherited from apartheid saw the disparities being passed down from generation to generation. The South African government has expressed disappointment with...

Nelson Mandela’s Golden Hands Sell For $10m in Bitcoin

Gold castings of the hands of South Africa's first black President Nelson Mandela have been sold for $10m (£7m) in bitcoin. Canadian crypto-currency exchange firm Arbitrade bought four casts from South African businessman Malcolm Duncan. Mr Duncan, who now lives in...

Durban Is South Africa’s Most liveable City – Mercer

Durban has been named the most livable city in Africa for the fourth consecutive year, beating Cape Town and Johannesburg.Durban Once again has been voted the most livable city in South Africa according to the 20th Mercer’s Quality of...

Africa’s First ‘ATM Pharmacy’ Launched In SA

A suburb in south Africa is now home to the latest in medical-dispensing technology. A Johannesburg suburb of Alexandra in South Africa is now home to Africa's first Pharmacy Dispensing Unit (PDU) - a self-service ATM-style unit that gives patients...

HIV Infection Down By 39% In South Africa

HIV Infection Down By 39% In South Africa. The research by the South African Institute of Race Relations (IRR) indicates that the country has made significant progress in the fight against HIV/Aids. According to the research by IRR, the HIV infections in...
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