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Monthly Archives: January 2014

PM Cameron confirmed big support for small businesses

Small firms will see the cost of doing business fall this year following measures brought in by the government to help them get on. Speaking...

Child victims of slavery to be given personal support

Child slavery victims are to be given individual support through a new network of specialist independent advocates, Home Office Minister James Brokenshire announced. The new...

From township to spaceship: South African wins trip to space

Mandla Maseko, dubbed the ‘afronaut’, is set to be the first black African to travel into space. The 25-year-old part-time DJ from the Mabopare...

You’re Not Hired!

The Department for Work and Pensions recently revealed that ethnic minorities are twice as likely to be unemployed as their white counterparts, with 45 percent...

Adot’s Apprentice hits YouTube with a bang

A hilarious new BBC Apprentice spoof, Adot’s Apprentice, launched last week to over 18,000 YouTube views. The web series, written and directed by...

Zimbabwe – The battle for power ensues

The coming of the New Year was welcomed by stirrings of political factionalism within Zanu-PF, the ruling party in Zimbabwe. This time it was...

MoneyGram listed among UK’s Most Improved Brands for 2013

MoneyGram, a leading global money transfer and payment service company was ranked 2nd as UK’s most improved brand, outperformed its category rivals and other...

Rights group calls for action over Nigeria gay ‘crisis’

The United States’ largest civil rights organisation, Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has called on US Secretary of State John Kerry to direct a strong...

Rich and famous? Bim there, done that

Abimbola ‘Bim’ Fernandez shares a dream with millions of young and attractive women; she wants to become a singing sensation like her idol, in...

Harare concert incurs wrath of campaigners

Canadian soft-rock singer Bryan Adams has drawn criticism from human rights groups over his decision to perform a concert in Zimbabwe. Adams will play...