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South Africa’s revamped local currency unveiled

South Africa has unveiled upgraded banknotes and fourth decimal coin series. The new currencies have new designs and enhanced security features utilising the latest technology to protect the integrity of the currency. The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) said the upgraded banknotes and coins have now been released into the South African market. The new denominations are now available effective… Read More
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Our men in red and full of charisma: hope for Africa?

By Precious Nihorowa At the dawn of the 1960s, Africa in general experienced a new wave in the political and governance landscape. It is during such a period that African countries started attaining independence from the colonial masters. South Africa is considered one of the last African countries to attain independence as it had the first black native president for… Read More

Fidel Castro: Mandela Is Dead, So Why Hide The Truth About Apartheid?

Maybe the empire thought that we would not honor our word when, during days of uncertainty in the past century, we affirmed that even if the USSR were to disappear Cuba would continue struggling. World War II broke out on September 1, 1939 when Nazi-fascist troops invaded Poland and struck like a lightning over the heroic people of the USSR,... Read More

State House compares Malawi pres. Joyce Banda with Barack Obama

BLANTYRE(MaraPost)_ Kamuzu Palace, the official home of Malawi president Joyce Banda, says according to twitter analytics tool, Tweetreach, tweets which contained the hashtag #joycebanda alone gained over 1,649,702 impressions or opportunities to see during Banda's speech at former South African president Nelson Mandela’s state funeral on Saturday in Qunu. More than 2 million people were directly involved in the conversation... Read More

How Madiba influenced the arts

BLANTYRE(MaraPost)--There could hardly be any other contemporary icon from the arts to politics that every author, sculptor, film producer or musician wants to do something about than Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela who died aged 95 on December 5 in the leafy Houghton suburb of Johannesburg and is scheduled to be interred in his homeland on Qunu in the Eastern Cape Sunday.... Read More

Malawi Pres. Joyce Banda’s eulogy at Mandela’s burial in Qunu

  I stand before you today to join you, the people of South Africa, and the world, to mourn the loss of a great leader: Nelson Rohlihlahla Mandela. I join you, the people of this rainbow nation, to celebrate a life of one of Africa’s unique leaders who gallantly fought for freedom and peace for this great country and the world. Read More

Together for the release of political prisoners in Rwanda!

December 13, 2013 RWANDA: OPPOSITION LEADER MADAM VICTOIRE INGABIRE HANDED 15 YEARS IN PRISON Today, as President Paul Kagame has finally decided to go to pay his last respect to the freedom and reconciliation hero Nelson Mandela, his Supreme Court sentenced the political prisoner Madam Victoire Ingabire to 15 years in prison on final appeal, almost the double of the… Read More