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Most Beautiful Object in South Africa (MBOISA) 2013 finalists

Edited by Thandisizwe Mgudlwa and Contributed by Design Indaba
Here they are! The Most Beautiful Object in South Africa finalists for 2013. Who will get your vote?
It’s our great pleasure to present the much-anticipated Most Beautiful Object in South Africa (MBOISA) 2013 finalists.

Featuring a diverse selection of objects, the MBOISA finalists were nominated by a mix of design journalists and cultural commentators in South Africa. read more

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“Nuclear power is not just about reducing your carbon footprint; it should be an integral part of Africa’s development strategy.“

Exclusive interview with Greg Kaser, Supply Chain Working Group, World Nuclear Association, UK.  During the Generation track of African Utility Week in May he is part of a panel discussion on “Nuclear power in Africa”. read more

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Aftermath of Marikana

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Angolan police seize independent newspaper’s computers

NEW YORK, March 13, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns today’s Angolan police raid at the independent weekly Folha 8, which was conducted in connection with a politicized investigation into the publication of a satirical photo montage. Officers confiscated all of Folha 8′s computers, effectively crippling the operations of one of the country’s two remaining independent publications. read more

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Equatorial Guinea Protests French Police Raid On Diplomatic Property

Minister Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue contests “unfounded accusations.” read more

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The Port Said massacre: the state secures safe environment for the murder of innocents / Joint statement

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Senegal: Pillay urges Government, candidates and supporters to renounce violence

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Ban urges African countries to entrench civil, political and economic rights