Africa’s New Resource: Nationalism

5 April 2011, Press Release At The Times’ Africa CEO Summit on Tuesday 22 March 2011, Brian Menell, Chairman of Kemet Global Ltd., presented to the Natural Resources Session his views on the challenges posed by the increase in “resource nationalism” which is building momentum across the African continent. Brian Menell identified two dominant trends…

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Recession: May alter priorities, but real philanthropists still give freely

8 April 2010, Ingi Salgado America’s 50 most generous people gave $4.1 billion (R29.8bn) less to charity last year as recession knocked the business of giving. The slowdown in philanthropic donations has hit South Africa’s non-profit sector as some foreign funding sources have dried up. But anecdotal evidence suggests that those South Africans who are…

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Ronaldo and Figo: Score their biggest goal

Ronaldo and Figo: Score their biggest goal Football idols Ronaldo and Luis Figo of Real Madrid met Nelson Mandela at his home in Cape Town on Thursday and promised to tell the world about South Africa. Brazilian international Ronaldo and Portugal’s Figo are in the city as guests of businessman Tokyo Sexwale to promote the…

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Clive S. Menell, 65: Mining Executive In South Africa

Clive S. Menell, 65: Mining Executive In South Africa Clive S. Menell, the deputy chairman of Anglovaal Ltd., a South African mining conglomerate, died yesterday at the age of 65. The cause of death was cancer, said Paul Theron, a spokesman for Anglovaal. Anglovaal is South Africa’s fifth biggest gold producer, with interests in mining,…

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