Food & Hospitality Africa food demonstration
Pan-African food and hospitality show launches

The doors of the only Pan-African food, drink and hospitality trade show: Food & Hospitality Africa (F&HA), incorporating Hostex and IFEA, opened this week for the first time, bringing two established and reputable expos together under one roof, and offering trading opportunities to over 300 exhibitors from 27 countries.

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Achieving Africa Agenda 2063 development goals
Achieving Africa Agenda 2063 development goals

At the Capacity Development Forum (CDF), being held in Harare from 3 - 5 May, there was general agreement for a more coordinated and strategic approach to developing capacity if Africa is to achieve the ambitious goals as defined by Agenda 2063. The 3rd CDF is being held as part of the Silver Jubilee of the African Capacity Building Foundation, one of the leading capacity building actors on the continent.

7 hours ago

Growth falls to 15-year low in Sub-Saharan Africa: IMF
Growth falls to 15-year low in Sub-Saharan Africa: IMF

Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa fell last year to its lowest level in 15 years due to the slump in commodity prices and severe drought, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday, 3 May.

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Love in a time of war in the DRC
Love in a time of war in the DRC

Wits Theatre and the Wits School of Arts Theatre and Performance Studies are presenting the Pulitzer award-winning play Ruined written by Lynn Nottage and directed Megan Willson, about the civil war in the DRC.

29 Apr 2016

AFRIMA pays tribute to Papa Wemba
AFRIMA pays tribute to Papa Wemba

The international committee of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) in partnership with the African Union Commission (AU) mourn the death of musician Papa Wemba (real name Jules Shungu Wembadio Pene Kikumba).

28 Apr 2016