October 14, 2019

Anti-poachers armed with guns and dogs are battling the illegal rhino trade in Africa. They’re ready to kill for it

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By Hilary Brueck From Business Insider Poaching is on the rise across southern Africa, as more rhino horns, elephant tusks, pangolin, and lion parts are bought and sold on the black market. Civilian anti-poaching forces, armed with guns, helicopters, bulletproof vests, night-vision goggles, and poacher-sniffing dogs are fighting back against poachers. They say this is a war with […]

Automechanika Body & Paint World Championships: Round 2 in South Africa

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Following its successful debut in Great Britain, the Automechanika Body & Paint World Championships are moving on to South Africa for round two. The next national winner for the grand finale in Frankfurt in 2020 will be determined at Automechanika Johannesburg, which is taking place from 18 to 21 September 2019.  Automechanika is holding the […]

Expensive Disney movies

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Which Disney Movies Were the Most Expensive to Make? By Kamita Rivero from Entertainment CheatSheet Disney movies have been beloved by all for generations. Often, they are among the few “children’s” movies that parents are just as (if not more) excited to see than their kids. But a lot of these amazing films came at a […]

Op-Ed: Working for a brighter future

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Following the publication of the report of the Global Commission on the Future of Work, the Co-Chairs, President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa and Prime Minister Stefan Löfven of Sweden, explain why we must renew the social contract and create a brighter future with economic security, equal opportunity and social justice. By Cyril Ramaphosa, President […]

Cayman Islands events and communications company adds new team member

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Maxine Love has joined event management and communications firm Kelly Holding Ltd. (KHL) in the role of Digital Media Coordinator. Hailing from South Africa, Ms. Love has several years of experience in the digital marketing field, and specialises in the production, coordination and implementation of strategic marketing campaigns across web, social, email and paid media. […]

Guyana votes against Africa’s 2026 World Cup bid

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By Wonita Stephens -July 3, 2018 From Guyana Guardian 03 June 2018 – Guyana was among the more than 135 nations that opted not to vote for the African nation of Morocco in their bid to host the World Cup in 2026. Instead, Guyana joined with almost all of their Caricom counterparts to see that […]

Cricket: Australian ball-tampering: Steve Smith and David Warner banned for 12 months

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From BBC Australia captain Steve Smith and vice-skipper David Warner have been banned for a year for ball-tampering. Cameron Bancroft, who carried out the cheating in South Africa, was given a nine-month ban by Cricket Australia. The three had already been sent home from Australia’s tour – before a fourth Test begins on Friday – […]

South Africa train crash: 200 injured near Johannesburg

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From BBC Emergency services in South Africa say that at least 200 people have been injured in a train crash. No fatalities have been reported so far in the incident in Germiston, a town around 12 miles (20 km) east of Johannesburg. Many of the passengers were commuters on their way to work. It is […]

Skeleton dated to 3.67 million years old

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From IFL SCIENCE Little Foot is a big deal. Not only is this rare and wonderfully preserved skeleton the most complete australopithecine — a putative evolutionary ancestor of humans– specimen ever discovered, but it is also one of the oldest hominid skeletons dated so far. However, Little Foot has caused quite a stir among the scientific community, […]

Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association joins forces with travel associations worldwide to unify sector

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MIAMI (August 9, 2017) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is partnering with travel associations around the world to strengthen the tourism sector in the region. President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) Karolin Troubetzkoy disclosed that under the stewardship of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), CHTA has joined […]