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Two Flemish bands at Oppikoppi Festival

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Oppikoppi is one of the biggest multiple day music festivals in South Africa, held in the mining town of Northam in the Limpopo province. The festival this year takes place from 5 to 7 October. It attracts more than 20.000 people each year, who come to enjoy rock or one of the many other music genres on stage. Recently, the festival started a cooperation with the Pukkelpop festival in Flanders. As a result of this cooperation, two Flemish bands are on the line up this year: Sleepers’ Reign and Intergalactic Lovers. You can come and watch both bands on Saturday 7 October: Sleepers’ Reign at 15:00 on the main stage and Intergalactic Lovers at 21:00 on the bruilof stage. For more info, please see: https://www.oppikoppi.co.za/. Tickets are availaible through https://www.festicket.com/festivals/oppikoppi/2017.

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PEERS 2 and SEED 2 projects approved by Government of Flanders

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The Government of Flanders on Friday 13 November approved the second phase roll out of two projects in South Africa. Both projects will commence in 2016 for a duration of three years.

PEERS Phase II has as its aim the provision of skills, support and opportunities to enable entrepreneurs from the poorest areas of South Africa to launch, sustain and grow their own enterprises.

SEED Phase II has the objective to advance social and environmental entrepreneurship in South Africa, thereby supporting the creation of environmentally sustainable employment for less well-educated, marginalised groups.

Flanders government constructs K117m classroom at NRC

(The Times, Malawi)

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The government of Flanders has constructed a classroom block worth K117.3 million at Natural Resources College (NRC), a constituent college of the Lilongwe University of Agriculture (Luanar). The block was officially handed over to the college on Friday.

Deputy General Representative of the government of Flanders, Nikolas Bosscher, said they constructed the classroom block as one way of improving extension services in Malawi.

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