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Unemployment in South Africa drops as number of self-employed looters rise

Unemployment in South Africa drops as number of self-employed looters rise

The number of South Africans who are out of work has fallen in the last three weeks, according to official figures. Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) says a fall in the unemployment rate among black South Africans in Durban and Johannesburg has been triggered by a sudden rise in self employment. The recent figures from…

Ferguson police ready to recruit Oscar Pistorius

Ferguson Police Department, specialists in indiscriminate shooting, it has been revealed, is reportedly willing to offer Oscar Pistorius a lucrative position, if the Paralympic and Olympic athlete manages to walk free tomorrow. “We are always on the look out for fresh talent and we think we have found someone who fits the bill. Oscar is trigger-happy,…

Tweeaa DCE For BBA

Endemol South Africa, the producers of Big Bother Africa, has hinted that the infamous tweeaa DCE, Honourable Gabriel Barimma, will feature in this season’s reality show. The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Ahafo Ano South in the Ashanti Region suddenly shot to fame, when he was captured on camera throwing a tantrum at a public function.…

Komla Dumor: The Man With The Great Big Smile

I was on the phone to a non Ghanaian friend on Saturday night, still reeling from the shock of Komla Dumor’s passing. I asked if he had heard about Komla’s death. “Kom who?” he asked. “Komla Dumor, he’s a Ghanaian, he works for the BBC.” I explained. “Ooh I know him, the World News presenter,…

No Photos At The Accra Mall

The management of the Accra Shopping Mall is expected to announce a ban on the use of cameras at the the shopping centre. The directive, they said, has became necessary as shop owners at the mall continue to complain of low sales despite the high number of visitors. Results from a special survey conducted by the…

Sign Of A Great Leader

On Tuesday, as one great leader was laid to rest, another emerged. Amidst rapturous cheers, the restless and expectant crowd inside the FNB stadium in South Africa welcomed President Obama as he took his place amongst the cocktail of current and former heads of states/governments and celebrities. Buoyed by the cheering crowd, a confident Obama…

Miss eXcel Winner To Rep Gh At The Biggest Loser Africa.

XL Productions and GTV, organisers of the Miss eXcel Plus Pageant have launched this year’s edition of the reality show at a ceremony in the capital, Accra. The show which is in its 4th season has rapidly gained popularity with the number of viewers reaching record levels. Speaking at the launch, the director of XL…

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