Monthly Archives: April 2018

ZIMBABWE BECOMES SECOND AFRICAN COUNTRY TO LEGALISE CANNABIS CULTIVATION

HARARE– The Zimbabwean government this week published a licensing regime that will allow the legal cultivation of cannabis, state-owned media reported on Saturday.

Growing mbanje, as dagga is commonly known in Zimbabwe, will be legal for research and medical use …

Hanergy Launches CSR Campaign to Bring Accessible Solar Powered Lighting to Africa

Company’s innovative thin-film solar powered “Humbrella” to help increase access to clean and free electricity

BEIJING, April 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Hanergy, a pioneering multinational clean energy company, today announced the launch of its “Lighting Africa” Project, under which the …

HEAD OF MOZAMBIQUE’S BIGGEST PORT STRESSES NEED TO MOVE MORE CARGOES BY RAIL

MAPUTO� If Maputo, Mozambique’s biggest capital and biggest city and port, is to reach its ambitious target of handling 20 million tonnes of cargo a year by 2020, rising to 30 million tonnes by 2033, it is essential that more …

NEW IAAF REGULATIONS A BLOW TO SOUTH AFRICA’S CASTER SEMENYA

JOHANNESBURG– The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has adopted a new, much-awaited regulations for female athletes with differences in sex development and which will a huge impact on South Africa’s 800 metres Olympic champion Caster Semenya.

The new more …

SOUTH AFRICA WARNS WORLD MAY BE “SLEEPWALKING ITS WAY INTO A GLOBAL CONFLICT”

UNITED NATIONS– The international community may be sleepwalking its way into a global conflict without understanding that there can be no victors in a future world war.

That is the view of the Special Envoy for South Africa’s candidature for …

MOZAMBICAN BREWERS, IMPORTERS WARN AGAINST MOVE TO AFFIX REVENUE STAMPS TO BEER CONTAINERS

MAPUTO– Producers and importers of alcoholic drinks in Mozambique have warned that plans by the Mozambican Tax Authority (AT) to impose fiscal stamps on beer containers will backfire and result in less tax, not more, being collected.

The government made …