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September, 2017

  • 13 September

    Taking The Route Less Travelled

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    Hope Mashozhera The Rustic Route Food Market, a place for everyone! Sitting down with the manager of the Rustic Route in preparation for an historic moment in Grahamstown food culture. The food market has busted down the door of the local food industry. This is admittedly my second visit in 3 …

March, 2017

  • 31 March

    The reshuffling of an already-weak hand of cards.

    Zuma

    Geoffrey Shein President Jacob Zuma fired Minister Pravin Gordhan last night. Zuma held an emergency meeting at his residential home where he announced the reshuffling of his cabinet along with the ousting of several ministers. This political reshuffling has removed the stalwart guardian of treasury: Pravin Gordhan. Now ex-minister, Pravin …

July, 2016

  • 25 July

    Introducing Africa 1st

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    Natasha Pinto  Second year journalism student and risk-taking entrepreneur Thothy Thokozani Dladla recently introduced his new brand of clothing, Africa 1st , to Rhodes University. Dladla describes this project as more than just a clothing line; it is a movement. Africa 1st targets the African youth who are keen on embracing and …

June, 2016

  • 6 June

    Big Franchises in South Africa

    Starbucks

    Chene Schoeman In mid-April of 2016, the Starbucks coffee company launched their first ever South African based store in Rosebank, Johannesburg. Their arrival was met with much excitement as queues formed overnight prior to the opening. People rushed in to purchase the coffee of their “Tumblr” dreams. With all sorts …

June, 2013

  • 4 June

    Zuma hopes for more Japanese business

    By Andrew Blane President Jacob Zuma has encouraged Japan to ‘take advantage’ of the South African economy. During a speech prepared for the South Africa-Japan Business Forum on Tuesday, Zuma explained that “Japanese business and investment in South Africa will help build the country”.