Global Britain changes tack in search of fortune in Africa – Financial Times

Global Britain changes tack in search of fortune in Africa – Financial Times

It was conceived as a coming-out party for “Global Britain” — a signal of new trading ambitions as the UK sails free of the EU and takes advantage of commercial opportunity further afield. In the event, Monday’s first UK-Africa summit in London finds prime minister Boris Johnson’s government still in Brexit limbo, constrained by protracted […]

Smith takes English approach to South Africa challenge – Chronicle

Smith takes English approach to South Africa challenge – Chronicle

Next month’s tour of South Africa holds no fears for Steve Smith, with the former Aussie captain confident that returning to the scene of the sandpaper crime will not trigger a traumatic experience.   The Aussies are bracing for another media circus when the white-ball squad visits South Africa for the first time since the […]

Smith takes English approach to South Africa challenge – Daily Mercury

Smith takes English approach to South Africa challenge – Daily Mercury

Next month’s tour of South Africa holds no fears for Steve Smith, with the former Aussie captain confident that returning to the scene of the sandpaper crime will not trigger a traumatic experience.   The Aussies are bracing for another media circus when the white-ball squad visits South Africa for the first time since the […]

South Africa move to cut jobs stirs trouble with union ‘allies’ – Daily Nation

South Africa move to cut jobs stirs trouble with union ‘allies’ – Daily Nation

By CHRIS ERASMUSMore by this Author South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced plans to reduce his administration’s fiscal distress, with a decision to cut thousands of telecommunications jobs. Indirectly employed by the government through one of its many state-owned enterprises (SOEs), cutting 3,000 jobs represents the beginning of promised steps to return South Africa […]

Suspended in a barrel, S.African man set to break "pole sitting" record – FRANCE 24

Suspended in a barrel, S.African man set to break "pole sitting" record – FRANCE 24

Issued on: 18/01/2020 – 21:36Modified: 18/01/2020 – 21:35 Dullstroom (South Africa) (AFP) Vernon Kruger has been sitting in a barrel suspended 25 metres above ground for more than two months. Overlooking the South African town of Dullstroom, the 52-year old is about to break a Guinness World record… set by himself in 1997. “Sleeping in […]

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