“Chris Rock jokes that if you want to hide something from a black person, put it in a book. Let’s prove him wrong and let’s get reading, sistas!” That's the call from Sis’ Nolly of Nollybooks, a new romance imprint aiming to make readers out of young black women.
• Crime lit in South Africa - a new phenomenon
The record prices of staple grains in 2008 made investment in agriculture an attractive proposition for countries exporting as well as importing food. The African Union, with its mix of producers and buyers, has been steadily gearing up for self-sufficiency.
• R104m leg-up for Zim cotton farmers
New survey results show that Africa is set to become a central focus of global telecommunications operators and vendors in the next five years, shaking off its reputation as a market only for brave investors and opening up for business and investment.
• Mobile networks in tower-sharing deal
The World Health Organisation’s World Malaria Report 2010 shows the substantial progress made in malaria control and prevention in Africa and other high-risk regions, and outlines the work still needed for the disease's eventual elimination.
• Malaria cases halved in SA