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The mastermind of Russia's treacherous defenses in Ukraine appears to be in a kind of ...

Business Insider 20 Sep 2023
War experts say he may have been tasked him with overseeing Wagner Group activity in Africa ... Sergey Surovikin is credited as the architect of Russia's formidable defensive network in Ukraine ... be connected to his "possible appointment to oversee unspecified operations in Africa."

The next train leaving is the Abu Dhabi to London express

The National 15 Sep 2023
Similar challenges ended what would have been arguably the greatest railway project of them all, from Cairo and the shores of the Mediterranean to Cape Town in South Africa, a distance of about 10,000km. The Cairo to Cape Railway was proposed by Cecil Rhodes, the architect of the British Empire in Africa at the end of the 19th century.

Feature: Zimbabwean art students transform dreams into artistry in Chinese competition

People Daily 14 Sep 2023
The teenage artist's abstract painting, titled "One of the Best Interior Architects in Africa," showcases her dream of what interior architecture should be like ... "It's not every day that I get the opportunity to collaborate with people outside of Africa, let alone a country as large as China.

Zimbabwean youth's dreams fly high in space

Xinhua 14 Sep 2023
Her colorful painting, titled "One of the Best Interior Architects in Africa," depicts two African girls looking up to the sky, which vividly depicts humanity's yearning for the mystical universe. Asa King Zvihari, 24, another winner, was elated to be among the best entrants in Africa ... So in this united Africa, there are more advantages.

Who’s Who: Adel Bakheet Al-Zahrani, deputy minister for urban planning and lands, and strategic adviser ...

Arab News 13 Sep 2023
He embarked on his global career in 2007, working as a senior architect and urban designer at renowned firms in the US. His expertise extended to North Africa and the Middle East, where he contributed to notable projects such as the Shams Central Park and Public Landscape in Abu Dhabi ... in architecture and urban design research from Virginia Tech ....

A lifelong mission for human dignity

Deccan Herald 09 Sep 2023
Today, with over 50,000 associate members, the organisation has expanded into Bhutan, Afghanistan, and South Africa. In collaboration with UN-HABITAT, Sulabh has trained engineers, architects, planners, and administrators from 14 African countries.</p>.Public toilets to be ...

Architect Tosin Oshinowo on designing the ‘Lantern House’ in one of the world’s most exclusive neighborhoods

CNN 07 Sep 2023
The award-winning architect says she founded cmDA in 2012 out of a need to create a strong aesthetic language; one that also projected a contemporary and progressive cultural identity of Africa.

Does Killing Nigerien Babies Bring Glory to Our Name?

This Day 27 Aug 2023
Just in case anyone is in any doubt about the high handedness and excesses of the French in Africa permit me to conclude with the strong words and powerful admonition served to French President Emmanuel Macron by Giorgia Meloni, the courageous, passionate and stunningly beautiful Italian Prime Minister.

Mainstreaming Africa in G20 Agenda

Independent online (SA) 17 Aug 2023
However, the impact of these challenges is felt most among the most vulnerable countries, especially the Least Developed (LDCs) and Small Island Developing States (SIDS), as well as Africa ... In more recent times, India was one of the chief architects of the first Asia-Africa Conference held in Bandung, Indonesia, in April 1955.

MTN threatens IHS with court action over governance issues

Business Day 17 Aug 2023
IHS’ board comprises luminaries that include Darwish himself; former US governor for the state of Florida Jeb Bush; as well as businessman Phutuma Nhleko, who many regard as being the architect of MTN’s rapid expansion through Africa and the Middle East, having previously served as the operator’s CEO and chair.

British Muslim woman overseeing experimental farm at Islamic convention in UK

AOL 30 Jul 2023
Food waste from the convention will be composted for the farm, which is testing out the fastest ways to break down waste material in order to share that knowledge with communities in Africa.

On this day in history, July 30

Independent online (SA) 30 Jul 2023
Significant and interesting snippets of news with a South African angle, from this day in history. 1626 An earthquake in Naples, Italy, kills 10 000 people ... 1930 Uruguay wins the first Fifa World Cup ... 1947 Anton Lembede, teacher, lawyer, politician, and principal architect of Africanism in South Africa, dies in Johannesburg at the age of 33 ... .

The Harambee Factor

Capital Ethiopia 24 Jul 2023
There is hardly any literature that deals specifically with the India-Africa development partnership ... India – Africa Economic and Development Partnership ... India – Africa Economic and Development Partnership”? ... Architects and masons often came from India and military generals and trainers went from Africa in the Middle Ages.

BRICS and G20 call for reform of UN, global financial architecture on Bretton Woods institutions: South African High Commissioner

Financial Express 24 Jul 2023
South Africa is gearing up towards hosting BRICS Summit with members — Brazil, Russia, India, and China on August 22 in Johannesburg ... We will never forget India’s support for the fight for freedom and democracy in South Africa ... India was one of the Chief architects of the first Asia-Africa Conference held in Bandung, Indonesia, in April 1955.

Commentary: New SC museum brings home Black slavery experience

Hastings Tribune 17 Jul 2023
It sits high above the ground, not just for aesthetic value but also because the architect, the late Henry Cobb, determined that the building must never touch the sacred ground on which it stands ... aspects of the African experience designed by landscape architect Walter Hood.

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