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International Real Estate: House Hunting in … Nevis

With new luxury developments and older homes coming on the market, the small Caribbean island has seen supply soar, but prices are holding steady. (

China Mobile International Limited establishes South Africa office

China Mobile International Limited (CMI) hosted the opening ceremony of its South Africa office in Durban –  the office is located in Johannesburg, South Africa. Mr. Chen Zhaoxiong, Vice Minister of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China; Mr. Zhao Zhongyi, Economic & Commercial Counsellor of Chinese Embassy in South Africa; Mr. [&hellip (

WorldRemit launches digital money transfers within Africa

Leading international money transfer company WorldRemit has launched a new digital service within Africa, making it easier to send and receive money across the continent. The new digital service will reduce the cost of sending money across borders. The prohibitive charges that individuals and businesses pay to transfer money within Africa are recognised as a [&hellip (

Caribbean international call-ups postpone English non-league game

Caribbean international call-ups for three Nuneaton players force the club to call off their National League North game against York. (

CIBC FirstCaribbean hosts dollar drive

Friday August  31was Pink Ribbon Dollar Drive Day at CIBC First Caribbean International Bank. Clients of the bank witnessed large pink ribbons on display at the various branches of the bank and were...


South Africa: The groups playing on the fears of a 'white genocide’

Conservative South African groups are carrying out international campaigns against the government's land reform plans. (

International Real Estate: House Hunting in … Anguilla

After a market slowdown in the wake of Hurricane Irma last year, the Caribbean island is on the rebound, thanks in part to its concrete housing stock. (

Moderate economic growth forecast for Latin America, Caribbean (

Johannesburg gets ready for 4th Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa

The 4th annual Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa is scheduled for 17-18 October 2018 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa. The conference will attract over 300+ hospital CxOs, medical practitioners, healthcare IT leaders, service providers and government functionaries, as well as a carefully selected roster of local and international speakers. HISA 2018 joins the [&hellip (

De Villiers has 'no regrets' about leaving 'unbearable' pressures behind

The former South Africa captain is not missing international cricket just yet, given its mental demands (

Caribbean foods on display at Paris exhibition (

BankTech 2018 Southern Africa Conference: 3 – 4 October 2018

Trade Conferences International brings industry professionals another informative, interactive and innovative conference on the 03 & 04 October 2018 at the Indaba Hotel, Fourways in Johannesburg. The BankTech 2018 Southern Africa Conference will address issues regarding challenges, regulations and trends arising from new technologies in the disrupted banking and financial services environment. The use of [&hellip (

Bitcoin-funded charity in Africa? Yes, says Paxful

Paxful, the global crypto-marketplace, launched #BuiltWithBitcoin to encourage the cryptocurrency sector to contribute funds for humanitarian projects. The International non-profit organization, Zam Zam Water, is the implementation partner for the program. Paxful has always believed in the potential of bitcoin to benefit people across Africa, including building 100 schools across the continent, as well as water [&hellip (

African SVOD is Growing but Analysts Foresee Challenges

SVOD services are gaining ground in sub-Saharan Africa but the market, which is dominated by South Africa, faces a range of structural challenges according to industry experts. Paid-for streaming services are rapidly becoming the norm in the West. SVOD subs have overtaken traditional pay-TV customers in the U.S. and the U.K. and many international markets […] (

South Africa:Constructing a Safer Internet for the Sake of Our Children and a United Society

[Daily Maverick] The internet is a hub of content which is undesirable for use by children and society in general. To this end, South Africa's participation in and membership at the International Association of Internet Hotlines (InHope) is critical for protection of children who are becoming increasingly exposed to the dark portals on the internet. (

Africa:No One-Size-Fits-All Solution for Climate Adaptation in Africa

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Adaptation Futures 2018 - one of the largest gatherings of climate scientists, practitioners and business leaders has taken place for the first time on the African continent with the goal of highlighting challenges faced by the global south in dealing with climate impacts. allAfrica caught up with the International Development Research Centre's Georgina Cunhill Kemp to hear her thoughts. (

Hero’s welcome for BABFF crew (

IMF expert: Stay the course (

Johannesburg gets ready for DTC2018

We’re a couple of days away from the highly anticipated ETION Digital Transformation Congress 2018 which set to dominate the digital transformation conversation in South Africa. Etion DTC 2018 takes place on 26 July 2018 at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa, where thought leaders, industry experts as well as local and international [&hellip (

Maharaj takes 9-129 for South Africa as spin dominates in Colombo

Keshav Maharaj posts South Africa's best figures since they were readmitted to international cricket in 1991 by taking 9-129 against Sri Lanka. (

Africa gets first in-flight Wi-Fi installation

Honeywell International has confirmed the first installations of its JetWave satellite communications hardware in Africa, bringing in-flight Wi-Fi solution to business jets on the African continent for the first time. ExecuJet South Africa installed Honeywell’s JetWave hardware onboard Global Express and Challenger 604 aircraft at its Johannesburg base. JetWave delivers access to the faster Ka-band [&hellip (

South Africa women's cricket team captain Dane van Niekerk marries all-rounder Marizanne Kapp

They are the second couple to get married who are also current international teammates. (

West Africa:From Policy to Practice - Capacity-Building Workshop On Prevention of Violent Extremism Through Education

[Africa Renewal] UNESCO (Dakar, Headquarters and International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa-IICBA) and the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF), represented by its Institut de la Francophonie pour l'éducation et la formation (IFEF), organized a follow-up capacity-building workshop on the prevention of violent extremism through education (PVE-E) in West Africa and the Sahel. This event took place in Dakar, Senegal, from 25 - 27 June 2018. (

Africa:Mo Ibrahim Foundation Announces the 2018 Ibrahim Leadership Fellows from Ghana, South Africa and Tunisia

[Mo Ibrahim Foundation] London -The Mo Ibrahim Foundation is proud to announce the 2018 intake of selected Ibrahim Leadership Fellows, who will make up the programme's sixth cohort. The incoming Fellows are Valeria Bempomaah Mensah (Ghana) who will join the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Zukiswa Mqolomba (South Africa) who will join the African Development Bank (AfDB) and Ines Ayari (Tunisia) who will join the International Trade Centre (ITC). (

Asamoah Gyan Is the First Player to Score in Nine Major International Tournaments

[This is Africa] The contestation and valid claim that Asamoah Gyan and not Cristiano Ronaldo is the first football player to score at nine major international tournaments has sparked heated debate on social media. Gyan was the first player to reach the mark in 2015, but that fact is not widely known. The debate raises the question: Why do Africans, and the media not celebrate their own? (

African post offices at the forefront of financial solutions in rural areas (

CARICOM chairman lobbies Chile for development financing

Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Prime Minister of Jamaica Andrew Holness has encouraged Chilean President Sebasti·n PiÒera to use his country's "considerable visibility" on the international stage to assist members of the regional... (

Zimbabwe:Tembo Ready for Africa Vs UK Boxing Tournament

[The Herald] Zimbabwe's super bantamweight boxer, Tapiwa "Shortgun" Tembo, says he is ready to fly the flag high in the upcoming boxing extravaganza dubbed "UK vs Africa" set for next Friday at the Harare International Conference Centre. Tembo, who is based in Cape Town, South Africa, will face off with one of UK's emerging talents, 24-year old Marc Leach, in eight rounds. (

South Africa:Decision to Withdraw from ICC Still Under Discussion - Minister

[News24Wire] International relations minister Lindiwe Sisulu has hinted that South Africa might yet flip-flop on a decision by the governing party that the country should withdraw from the International Criminal Court. (

Dukharan sees contraction (

Mali:UN Chief Condemns Attack Targeting International Forces in Northern Mali

[Africa Renewal] Walls of a building, which once housed a court, riddled with holes caused by heavy artillery in Gao, Mali. (