Women have left their mark in various fields across the continent of Africa. From medicine to fashion design and politics, they have tackled huge challenges and have emerged victorious. Their stories serve to inspire future generations.
A photographic exhibition, On the Frontline, at the Nelson Mandela Foundation's Centre of Memory reflects on the contribution – and the price they paid – from countries in Africa to helping the liberation struggle overcome apartheid.
The Japan International Co-operation Agency has released the preliminary findings of a study conducted to find ways of boosting economic development in Southern Africa, particularly along eight economic corridors selected for priority attention.
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An international investment company that recently set up office in South Africa is optimistic that Africa will fast become the focus of investors looking for alternatives in the wake of the recent US financial crisis.