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Durban Fashion Show launches Miss South Africa 2018 search
February 25, 2018

This special evening forms part of the Women360 extravaganza and will showcase some of KwaZulu Natal’s top fashion designers as they vie for the honour to dress this year’s Miss South Africa during her reign.

Judging the fashion show and selecting the winner are current Miss South Africa, Dr Adè van Heerden and acclaimed pageant coach and creative director Werner Wessels.

The regional Miss South Africa selection process is to be held throughout the country between February and April 2018 at various Sun International venues.

The public is invited to come and admire the dazzling fashion creations of Zama Mathe from Zarth Designs, Karen Monk-Klijnstra, Treasure Cindi, Sadie Bosworth, Wynand Lourens, Natalie Rautenbach, Somi Ntsodi and Lorre at the opening event.

“We’re going on the road to find the next Miss"...

February 22, 2018

Members of five teaching unions in Algeria went on strike this week over better pay and conditions, joining hundreds of colleagues who already walked out months ago amid public spending cuts caused by falling energy prices.

Teachers in the"...

February 3, 2018
Algeria is set to receive more doctors from Cuba in return for suppling crude oil in helping to offset a steep decline in oil shipments from Cuba’s key ally Venezuela. The agreement was signed between the two countries in which Algeria will supply Cuba with oil supplies for three years, according to the Cuban news agency Prensa Latina. Algeria exported 2.1 million barrels to Cuba last year and will do the amount this year according to an official from Sonatrach, Algeria’s main oil and gas provider. The Communist-run Island of Cuba has relied heavily on Venezuela......

February 25, 2018

Both Fatouma Tshiswaka and Sandra Mushale were inspired by fashion from a young age.

They have watched their mothers sew, carefully mending and making clothes, since they were children.

Tshiswaka's mother would bring fabrics home for her, and she began making her own clothes.

'I"...

February 25, 2018

When you think of Wakanda, the futuristic African country that is the setting of Ryan Coogler’s smash-hit superhero movie Black Panther, you can’t help but picture its fabulously dressed citizens. Two-time Oscar nominee Ruth E. Carter is the costume designer responsible for Wakanda’s"...

February 25, 2018

For the past few weeks, the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) has attracted lots of attention from stakeholders in the African aviation industry and even at the global stage. The initiative has been on for quite a long time now but only gathered momentum following the regulators’ resolve to force the plan down the throat of African airlines including that of Nigeria. To the regulators, local airlines and their respective governments are expected to get on-board"...

February 25, 2018

President George Weah’s first visit outside of Africa in less than a month in his Presidency is about to payoff.

While visiting France, a place President Weah calls home, French President Emmanuel Macron promised to assist Liberia in its developmental drive – this move is changing the narrative in Liberia’s foreign policy.

Traditionally,"...

February 25, 2018

The African Development Bank has called on African countries to make science, technology and innovation (STI) policies inclusive and place women and girls at the centre of STI programmes.

The bank made the call as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science was celebrated across the world. Celebrated each year on February 11, the International Day of Women and Girls in Science was adopted by"...

February 25, 2018

The Algerian government is passing through its most difficult times since Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia came to power on August 15, as a result of scarcity in financial resources, the strike of doctors and teachers, and the criticism of local and international organizations over the condition of human rights in the country.

Given the current situation, some parties are demanding Ouyahia to break his silence and justify the developments taking place in the country,"...