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The campaign jumped in momentum following a breathtaking live performance on Friday night at the United Nations General Assembly by Beyoncé The global campaign that...

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South Africa: “bantu education” in spotlight at UCT

The spectre of "bantu education" has risen to haunt the University of Cape Town (UCT) again. Controversy is erupting as UCT's administration moves in on...

ALZWAD cooperating with Ximoxi to revolutionize the world of mobile applications in Egypt

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Facebook opens first Middle East and North Africa office

Facebook announced today the opening of its first Middle East and North Africa sales office. Based in Dubai, Facebook's MENA team will work with...

Facebook opens first African office in Johannesburg

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) (http://www.facebook.com) has opened its first office in Africa to further the company’s commitment to help businesses connect with people and grow locally...

A review of the role of Science in 2011 : Revolutions and disasters

Science and technology can seem remote from the unfolding dramas of the world but they were never far from the front line in the...

South Africa: Mobile social the new you

Mobile usage, especially for social networking, has increased dramatically, with a majority of people preferring prepaid access rather than fixed contracts, a new report...

Kenya: Chief Tweets His Way to Reducing Crime

Nakuru — Using 140 characters or less, Chief Francis Kariuki in Kenya, has tweeted his way to reducing crime in his and surrounding villages. "I...

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