Tag Archives: SOUTH

Oxford University selects Indian professor as First Global South Fellow

Professor Rosinka Chaudhuri has become the first Global South Professor at Oxford, after the Oxford University made an announcement regarding the same.Director of Torch, Professor Elleke Boehmer said, “The Global South Fellowships have been set up at TORCH in collaboration with host departments and colleges to deepen and widen our understanding of the world beyond what used to be called ... Read More »

South Korea election: Polls open to choose new president

South Koreans are voting in a presidential election, called early after a huge corruption scandal brought down their former leader. Left-leaning Moon Jae-in is the clear front-runner with centrist Ahn Cheol-soo his nearest challenger. The election is being closely watched at a time of economic uncertainty and heightened tensions with North Korea. Mr Moon wants to increase contact with the ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) goes on sale, South Korea gets it first

The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) was unveiled towards the end of last month, and pre-orders for it went live in the company’s home country of South Korea on October 1. Now, the phone has been made available for purchase in the Asian country. The device is currently an SK Telecom-exclusive in South Korea, and carries a price tag of KRW ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note7’s South Korea relaunch has been pushed back

If you recall, Samsung confirmed over a week ago that it will resume sales of its Galaxy Note7smartphone in South Korea on September 28. That, however, is not happening now, as the relaunch has been pushed back. The tech giant said yesterday that sales of the new Galaxy Note7 units will now begin October 1. As for the reason behind ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Games Edition to cost around $940 in South Korea

As you might already know, the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Games Limited Edition was made official over a week ago and will only be available in a handful of countries, including the US, Brazil, Germany, China, and South Korea. While we already know the price tag the device carries in Germany (in fact it’s been up for pre-order there ... Read More »

Galaxy S7 and S7 edge won’t have front Samsung logo in South Korea and China

Samsung announced it’s latest flagships – the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge – at the just concluded Mobile World Congress. Set to go on sale next month, the devices will be available in 60 countries in the first wave of their global launch. However, it has now come to light that some regions will see slightly different looking Galaxy S7/S7 ... Read More »

THE SOUTH AFRICAN MODEL UNITED NATIONS

The South African Model United Nations debating conferences are based on the principles and format of a UN General Assembly debate, with a focus on the United Nations, global issues, international relations and human rights issues. The conferences were first held in 1995 as part of the United Nations’ 50th anniversary celebrations. The 1995 group of debaters accompanied former President ... Read More »