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SEE: Here’s how much neighbouring African countries are paying for fuel


Fuel prices have been a regular discussion among South African road users throughout 2018 as motorists reel from record-high fuel prices.

“2018 has been one of the most tumultuous years in history for South African fuel users, and the economy is still fragile and easily spooked,” Automobile Association said.

Fuel price outlook: ‘Petrol price down, but diesel goes up for November’ – AA

South Africans were hoping for some relief after the AA predicted a petrol price drop in 2018 but sadly this wasn’t to be. As bad as things are for fuel-users locally, spare a thought for some countries that pay much higher prices for their fuel.

Southern Africa’s most expensive fuel can be found in Zambia, where a litre of petrol costs $1.72/l which is equivalent to R24.88.

Fuel prices in Southern African countries:

 

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Double blessing or trouble? Here’s how African communities handle twins


In Africa, twins have always had mixed fates. In some communities, they are considered a connection to the spirit world and at worst a bad omen. In other communities, they are loved for they show a sign or prosperity or blessing.

But in almost all these communities, there are rituals and customs that must be conducted when the twins are born, and in some cases, at different stages of their lives.

Scroll through to find out more about how different African communities perceive and treat twins. 


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Here’s the 2019 Exhibitor List for 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair in Marrakech -ARTnews


Hassan Hajjaj, H.R.H Alia, 2016, print with wooden frame and “tam” tomato cans.

COURTESY THE ARTIST AND VIGO GALLERY

The 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair has announced the 18 international galleries participating in its second edition in Marrakech, Morocco, which will take place at La Mamounia hotel on February 23 and 24 with previews on February 21 and 22.

Following an inaugural Marrakech edition this past February, the fair (which also takes place in London and New York) will include seven galleries from Africa: Galerie Cécile Fakhoury (Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire / Dakar, Senegal), Goodman Gallery (Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa), L’Atelier 21 (Casablanca, Morocco), Loft Art Gallery (Casablanca), LouiSimone Guirandou Gallery (Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire), Retro…

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SEE: Record fuel hike – here’s what neigbouring Southern African countries are paying for petrol


As of October 3 South Africans are paying much more for fuel, this despite hefty price hikes in September.

South African motorists faced record-high petrol price  increases in 2018 – in October, the overall retail price of 95 ULP for motorists in Gauteng is R17.08 per litre and R16.49/l along the coast.

SEE: World’s cheapest fuel prices

Check how neighbouring Southern African countries are paying for petrol:

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Western Caribbean Is a Hot Spot for Tropical Development in October and Here’s Why We’re Watching It Now


  • An area of low pressure in the southwestern Caribbean Sea is being monitored for tropical development.
  • This area is a hot spot for tropical cyclone formation in October.

Tropical activity in the Caribbean may be fairly quiet now, but there is an area of low pressure to watch for possible development in a location favorable for development in October.




A broad area of low pressure is producing disorganized showers and thunderstorms in the western Caribbean.


This system will be slow to organize, but some gradual development is possible late this week and this weekend.


Current Satellite and Tropical Development Chances

(Outlook issued by the National Hurricane Center.)


Overall, conditions are not too favorable and the National Hurricane Center has given this area a low chance of…

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Johnny Depp’s Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean was based on Lord Krishna! Here’s how Twitter reacted


Jack Sparrow was inspired by Lord Krishna!&nbsp

When in 2003, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl released, it introduced us to one of the most iconic characters to come out of Hollywood, Captain Jack Sparrow – the drunk, treacherous pirate who survives using his wit and negotiation skills. Over the course of 15 years, we have seen Johnny Depp portray Captain Jack Sparrow in five films so far. Such is the charisma of Jack Sparrow that most millennials now associate Johnny Depp with Captain Jack Sparrow. 

Many spoofs and imitations have been done of the character and in fact, recently Jack Sparrow was in the news when Aamir Khan’s look from Thugs of Hindostan was…

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