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really disappearing i. talked. to so much for him 16 years. what secrets lie beyond small. discover new adventures in 360 degree. and explore the media world her through sort of. the donor and world heritage 3630 now. this is news africa coming up in the next 15 minutes tribute spall in full south africa's grandfather black business be on top in your riches might point out pushed his way into a white man's world at a time when black south africans will praise stand up and say he's died at the age of 1009. stripes and
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a field in kenya killing 3 americans what is the snake tell us about the group's strength in the region. then meet the nigerian teenager taking the country's golf world by storm. hello i'm christine wonderwall come to africa it's good to have you along south africans have been paying tribute to a man who is revered in the country as the grandfather of black business richard poignant passed away on monday at the age of 99 his business career began in the 1950 s. when he started a milk delivery service in the country's largest townships away till his empire expanded and he later became a retail giant now on social media this picture also tweeted by a south african president sort of is doing the rounds when nelson. it was released
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from prison in 1900 point you picked him up from the airport he's the one behind the wheel now in a statement south africa's president said we've lost a pioneer a trailblazer and a man of extraordinary fortitude who paved the way for the racial transformation of the south african economy we took our cameras to a more insulated one of the biggest shopping complexes in south africa built by a poignant and named people there told us what he meant to them is a provider when we liberate people not just in business but liberated us into thinking and looking forward into education and striving is right now not only does he have a mall. just shows the type of. he was a person you know very inspirational really said most he was a hero even by so for me because today i'm so surprised he comes from there was
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coming from if you know our president is coming from limpopo we lost our way here. we've invited him to talk about which had more poignant mr is also one of south africa's most successful black entrepreneurs and the former mayor of johannesburg law come to africa mr. dr m. a poignant thrived in business at a time when black south africans were praised how did he do this. well loving. story that really fascinated me as i was growing up and took a decision a the age of 22 but obviously before that as i was growing up this isn't so great because i was born and raised in a village and not in the scarlet witch is that it is not a good choice but i've got lots of a 1000000 so which is why i used to be said so which you in this main use teens by i mean as you grew up seeing one day i want to really be like those men and age of
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22 i decided to take you to that question is decision to follow in his footsteps it's been and i call on who believe in hardware he was a family man because i think growing up it wasn't just my bowling it was a reach had met in modern them up when we charge them for me something that resonated with me right where they don't realize is that my life they people want to succeed in business you need of strong family and sustainable family back home and who was that kind of person and i think one of the each. take that they discovered with him as the core to know him he's a man who's not afraid of fatemeh which is that it's a weakness of maturity of the people that white people cannot really going to business because they are free to think richard my point that individual who has they always wanted to change the world and also believed in that occasion very strongly believed in education and a member of. a few years ago he called me at his house to inform me of.
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the technical college that he wanted to fund the end studies of africa through complicity right away you have to really get the technical experience unfortunately i'm sure you must have died there and they had passed on because they had the project never to call because of government and not to really come into the city and he wanted to put these all misunderstood histories have a what do you think he's a legacy will be in south africa. well i think i can i'm one of his products obviously unbeknown to him a the time i mean he's almost 40 is my senior but he played a role in order to produce another successful. company in south africa despite the odds that we're facing at the time because he loved most of us conducting is of the seventy's and eighty's determined to really make it against the government which
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was it was illegal for us as blake says business men and women to start businesses out of. some of the star wars of big business in this country we we could do to them all right i am who i am today is such as it was meant because of the role that they set me up when you have played in that it without his knowledge right i want to ask you this i mean we're obviously talking about him going down in the books as a trailblazer you due to envy of the stalwarts that you are referring to but i want to get your assessment as to do you think it is easy it's a day for black south africans to aspire to what un missed him a point to have become is it easier or more difficult for them today. no it is unfortunately more difficult is not impossible i'm looking you know a good 27th of april 1904 we're now in 2 for one over inspiration behind this and the excitement was it until it slowed the vehicle was going to see an explosion of
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black. unfortunately the government didn't just do it literally disseminated destroyed black businesses coming out with political patronage coming out with the liberals they defeated but big business opened our borders to everyone most of the new from coming in from coming from all over the world counterfeit goods being brought into the country unfortunately business has been destroyed people want to be in business to a large extent people who are politically commented people operate on the basis of political brittany's which is very unfortunate because such business isn't look sustainable all right that is south africa's home and russia talking about the late richard poignant thank you mr michel thank you very much i appreciate the opportunity. the next story is any
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kenya where 3 americans were killed in an attack on an airfield in the coastal region off militants from the al-shabaab extremist group stormed the man debate if field in on sunday these pictures proport to show the fiery off to mark off the attack on the facility which is used by u.s. and kenyan forces. as against al qaeda and is headquartered in neighboring somalia it's the group's 1st assault on u.s. forces inside kenya. for more on this i'm joined by movie thing will take up from the international crisis group peace they project director for the horn of africa welcome to day to have the africa why did it target the kenyan if field. i think al shabaab had 2 principal the last of course we know that they try to project strength within somalia this would have been sending a message to both the government in somalia and also support that it remains
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a positive force and it can strike both internally and externally i think the 2nd message were principally be to the kenyans and to the americans who have stepped up their campaigns against al shabaab particularly through a series of drone strikes by the american forces in the last year we saw almost a record number of strikes with the insults central somalia and this would have been tended to restrike right what does this tell us about al shabaab strength in the region. i think bugs fortunes of what and wind over the last decade but over the last 2 years they reinvented themselves the shield themselves to be adaptive and resilient and unfortunately as digital as these are huge documents governments within their principle stronghold insult central somalia would retain the capacity both to raise
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finances with which to find a parishioner but also and critically to be able to plan operations almost with impunity. and what effect will this have on kenya. i think what's important to remember is that while this attack has drawn a lot of attention and shabaab has been rightly i look pretty inside good c. in northern kenya so most of the last 6 or 7 years they did multiple ambushes on civilians killed. passengers on buses drooled roadside bombs or security personnel this is not really new it probably doesn't change too much in the kenyan police jumped but it will reach significant questions on hollow al shabaab could successfully infiltrate a very important and permanent base such as this we don't dissipate
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a real change of policy but the kenyan and american authorities will certainly really examine their security arrangements to understand how to walk with all these . that's what if they've got from the international crisis group in nairobi thank you thank you. now you're about to me it's the jarius and mixed bag there she is 13 year old in asean is the number one jane at gulf a in her country with the trophies piling up in her bedroom her dream of becoming a professional golfer is becoming very real. she picked up her 1st golf club at the age of 5 a young asean as the number one junior golf in nigeria it was love at 1st sight. so the voice playing i wanted stickies close when my dad said no so. when it's a play in his new book clubs she's come
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a long way she has represented nigeria 11 times across 3 continents and boasts a total of 17 medals she's only 13 these are the g.o.p.'s $10.00 bids here come here they go but the teenager admits it's not always easy it's very difficult. going to school and practicing for a cause that's a lot of what to do and. it's in golf i also have to practice a lot before tournaments the teenage sensation is already showing signs of keeping up with the best. she was the only teenage girl for to participate at last year's nigerian ladies golf open championship she came 10th out of $177.00 goal for us way to go that is it for now from indeed everyone is africa you can catch all our stories on our website and facebook page today will leave you with these images off the cape town minstrel carnival which happened over the weekend to celebrate 2020
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guest in the studio. and in our continuing series 100 german must reads a tragic but beautiful book called on good turn by robots via. the same. box we begin with the golden globes and in the ongoing war between streaming services and hollywood it seems hollywood was the big winner this time netflix did have 34 nominations but only walked away with 2 prizes. best movie in the comedy or musical category went to quentin tarantino's once upon a time in hollywood and brad pitt also picked up best supporting actor there. best actor in a drama unsurprisingly went to joaquin phoenix for his amazing tool to force in the joke. and also no surprise.


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