The Steve Jobs of the tombstone industry:
Khitsane, who's been in business for more than two decades, is founder and chief executive of Bataung Memorial Tombstones in Katlehong, east of Johannesburg. The business's tagline: a legacy cast in stone, proves through for Khitsane who has built himself an empire, erecting over 20 000 tombstones in countries including Botswana, Zambia, Lesotho, Kenya, Malawi and Australia.
White neighbor gets prison for harassing black family:
A neighbor accused of harassing and using racial epithets against a black Pennsylvania family for years has been sentenced to prison. A Northampton County judge sentenced 45-year-old Robert Kujawa to the term Friday after a jury convicted him of ethnic intimidation, harassment and stalking, the Morning Call reported.
Bombardier sees rise in second-hand African market:
“As we seek to increase our market share on the continent, we have successfully placed a significant number of pre-owned regional aircraft with more than seven airlines from the region in the last three months,” Bombardier Commercial Aircraft VP sales-Middle East and Africa Jean-Paul Boutibou said. South Africa's CemAir became a new operator of the Q400, through the acquisition and lease of three new and pre-owned aircraft; CemAir also acquired a pre-owned CRJ regional jet, as did resurrected Tunisian carrier Syphax .
Over 28,000 S. Africans scammed in fake investment scheme:
Johannesburg, May 26 – More than 28,000 people have been defrauded of a total of over $ 83 million with promise of higher interests in South Africa, police said, as they are investigating the case. The police said Bitcaw trading company, commonly known as BTC Global, invited people to invest money and promised 2 per cent interest per day, 14 per cent per week and ultimately 50 per cent per month, Xinhua reported.
Cape Town Rocked by Protests as Poor Communities Demand Housing:
Protesters in Cape Town barricaded roads and torched several vehicles, the latest in a series of violent demonstrations by poor South African communities demanding access to state-funded housing and other services. Demonstrators who gathered in Philippi suburb early Friday had been dispersed, while police were monitoring unrest in Gugulethu township and several roads had been closed, the city said.
Nigeria:Abuja-Lagos Flight Route Fourth Busiest in Africa:
An average of 50 minutes flight between the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, and Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos, has been ranked the fourth busiest aircraft route in Africa. The study conducted by the Routesonline, range the busiest flight path in Nigeria among the 10 top on the continent, considering passenger numbers.
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