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New York names Its First Business Ombudswoman Mwisa Chisunka

415 ViewsEmpire State Development and the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance today announced the appointment of Mwisa Chisunka as New York State Business Ombudswoman and Director of Business Tax Services and Education. As New York’s first Ombudswoman, Ms. Chisunka will work closely with the business community to provide education about tax law […]

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327 ViewsSouth Africa has approved $100 million in budgetary support to cash-strapped Zimbabwe, helping plug a gap in its finances ahead of elections expected in the second half of the year, Finance Minister Tendai Biti said on Monday. Zimbabwe’s economy has been on the mend since President Robert Mugabe and Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai agreed […]

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How to stop your breasts from Sagging

498 Views A bra can be one of the most uncomfortable pieces of clothing that a woman wears. They pinch, they itch, and they are tight and confining. Oh, and don’t forget that they are impossible to get the right… size! Some women wear them to bed even though they are so uncomfortable simply because […]

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Gay couple weds, vow to ignore critics

636 Views KwaZulu-Natal – The gay couple who tied the knot in a traditional Zulu and Tswana wedding while dressed in traditional attire say they will not be fazed by the criticism being aimed at them by social network users and Zulu culture experts. Thoba Sithole, a Zulu from KwaDukuza, and Tshepo Modisane, a Tswana […]

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Ex-Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher dies

270 ViewsFormer Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher has died “peacefully” at the age of 87 after suffering a stroke, her family has announced. Successor David Cameron called her a “great Briton” and the Queen spoke of her sadness at the death. Lady Thatcher was Conservative prime minister from 1979 to 1990. She was the first woman […]

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My leadership so far within a year- Joyce Banda

238 ViewsMy dear friends Posted on her facebook page. “After morning prayers I went to address people who came from all walks of life to wish me well . I briefed the gathering about my leadership so far within a year.” So far, I have ended long queues in our petrol stations, petrol is now […]

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When Facebook tweets comes back to haunt you!

560 ViewsBritain’s first youth police commissioner was facing urgent calls to quit last night after she tweeted a torrent of foul-mouthed rants boasting about her sex life, drug taking and drinking binges. Paris Brown, 17, also posted violent, racist and anti-gay comments. She was appointed last week to the £15,000 taxpayer-funded post to represent young people’s […]

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Saved by education: A Somali woman’s story

442 ViewsBy Fatuma Abdulahi Growing up in Mogadishu in the late 80s in a house full of young single women, the standard dress code for us was a traditional costume called a dirac (a long transparent loose dress), worn with an underskirt, bra and a light shawl. Women did not cover their hair until they […]

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Trouble, Mugabe’s MPs threaten him

398 ViewsZANU-PF MPs have complained that their party has sidelined them for the past four years warning that this could prove costly to President Robert Mugabe, come elections. In separate interviews, several MPs said there were fears that the forthcoming elections could see another “bhora musango” (ball off course), a term used to describe individual […]

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Anonymous ‘hacks’ North Korea social network

495 ViewsThe hacking collective Anonymous has said it has been “hacking” and vandalising social networking profiles linked to North Korea. The group has issued several warnings since the country’s threats have intensified. Uriminzokkiri, a news site, has been forced offline – while Twitter and Flickr accounts have been breached. Anonymous also claimed to have accessed […]

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