Daily Archives: March 9, 2015

Communications Dept Welcomes Digital Migration Policy Approval

The Department of Communications has welcomed Cabinet’s decision regarding the approval of the Broadcasting Digital Migration Amendment Policy, with the inclusion of the control system in the set top box …

Political Pardons Would Damage the Legacy of South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission [analysis]

President Jacob Zuma risks irreparably damaging the credibility of core elements of South Africa’s deal with the victims of apartheid with his current plan to pardon 149 serious offenders and …

President Jacob Zuma congratulates Prime Minister elect of Lesotho, Mr Pakalitha Mosisili

On behalf of the Government and people of South Africa, H.E President Jacob Zuma has congratulated Mr Pakalitha Mosisili on his election as Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Lesotho, …

Statement By Mr. David Lipton, First Deputy Managing Director of the IMF, At the Conclusion of His Visit to South Africa [press release]

On March 5, 2015, David Lipton, First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), issued the following statement in Cape Town:

“It has been a great pleasure to …

100 Ways to Say ‘It’s Sunny Today’

AccuWeather, one of the world’s leading weather forecasting services, has used localisation to tell people the weather in more than 100 different languages. However, localising mobile applications and web services …

Citizen Nigeria [opinion]

WHAT is the price of being Nigerian? Every U.S. citizen is proud of his country? How many Nigerians can say that they are proud to be Nigerian?
Nigerians in Every …

Egypt On African Charm Offensive [analysis]

Egypt, the North African political giant that from 2011 to date has seen two leaders removed from power through the Arab Spring, seems keen to rekindle its African roots shaken …