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January 2019

Amanda Black (Antony), 2018 Nelson Mandela Alumni Rising Star Awards Recipient has announced her new label, Afro Rockstar, and a partnership with record giant Sony Music. The "Amazulu" hitmaker is set to drop a new single "Thandwa Ndim" this Friday.
‘Thandwa Ndim’ which means 'you will be loved by me but it also means I will be loved by me', sees Amanda Black addressing social ills such as women abuse.
She graduated with a National Diploma in Music Education in 2015. In the same year she was a contestant in the South African Idols competition, becoming the fans’ favourite for Season 11 of the talent show, in which she made it to the top 7. During 2017, she released her single "Kahle" receiving great airplay on local radio stations as well as reaching over 1 million views on YouTube.

 

 

 


 

Organic & Natural Food Systems – Imperative for Climate Change

Uganda has two million organic farmers, 200 000 of whom are certified as organic producers, which qualifies them to sell and export their products as organic, and gain higher revenue. There is no reason why South Africa cannot achieve the same, according to Nelson Mandela University's Professor Raymond Auerbach, whose research over the past 45 years on organic farming and sustainable food systems, has established him as an international authority. He has doctoral students working in Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia and South Africa.

Read full article: Mandela Uni News

 

 

 

 

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