.com | Sam Nzima a ‘flame that will not be extinguished’ – Somadoda Fikeni:
Veteran South African photographers Alf Kumalo and Sam Nzima, both photographers of the Sowteto Uprisings of 1976, celebrate Youth Day in 2005. Nzima, who is best known for taking the iconic picture of Hector Pieterson on June 16 in 1976 during the Soweto uprising, died in a Nelspruit hospital on Saturday.
Obama’s Digital Director heads to Johannesburg for Digital Transformation Congress:
JOHANNESBURG, GAUTENG, SOUTH AFRICA, May 17, 2018 / EINPresswire.com / — The Digital Transformation Congress will take place on 26 July 2018 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, with “Redefining the future organisation through digital” as the running theme of the day. The congress will assemble a variety of industries all in one room, as business leaders and technology innovators come together to shape the future of business and IT through digital transformation.
Shareholders of Barclays Africa Group approve name change to Absa Group Limited:
Barclays Africa Group Ltd shareholders today approved that the group changes its name to Absa Group Limited in July, setting in motion the start of one of the largest re-brand projects in Africa at this time. “The vote in support of our name change in July marks another milestone in our separation from Barclays PLC to become an independent African bank with global reach,” said Wendy Lucas-Bull, Chairman of Barclays Africa Group Ltd. “This is the start of a brand journey that will galvanise our operations across Africa behind a single brand and purpose.”
POPArt fills a gap in theatre market:
Kenneth Tynan said that “no theatre can sanely flourish unless there is an umbilical connection between what is happening on the stage and what is happening in the world”. Theatre has had a profound purpose since its very inception.
Nigeria:Another Two Nigerians Killed in South Africa:
The death toll of Nigerians killed in South Africa has continued to climb with two young Nigerians being the latest victims. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the latest killing brings the number of Nigerians killed in the former apartheid enclave since February 2016 to 118.
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