Category Archives: South Africa

Pistorius faces sentencing over girlfriend’s death after divisive trial

By Staff Reporter Newsafrica predicts that Judge Masipa will slap a 10 year jail sentence. A huge chunk will be quashed for good behaviour d [...]

S.Africa to ink nuclear pact with France

By Staff Reporter The Koeberg nuclear power station near Cape Town (AFP Photo/)  South Africa, which plans a multi-billion dollar nuclear e [...]

South Africa’s “WHITES ONLY” town

By Staff Reporter   In the sparsely populated Karoo desert in the heart of South Africa’s Northern Cape, apartheid lives on. I sp [...]

Dewani gay lover “spills the beans”?

By Staff Reporter   APDewani goes on trial for Annis murder on Monday. Cape Town – With all eyes turned to the start of the tria [...]

Oscar Pistorius’s Brother Allegedly Tampered With Athlete’s Phone

By Staff Reporter     Paralympian Oscar Pistorius’s brother, Carl, allegedly tampered with the athlete’s cellphone in the days after P [...]

Cape Town pro-gay mosque opens in South Africa

By Staff Reporter The “Open Mosque” will accept people from all religions and sexual orientation A Muslim academic has opened a [...]

67 South Africans died in Lagos church collapse – Zuma

By Staff Reporter http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PMLhaRdFdlg South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma participates in a panel discussion on [...]

Hyundai opens new assembly plant in South Africa

By Staff Reporter Hyundai has set up a new commercial vehicle assembly plant in Benoni, Gauteng in South Africa. Production has commenced an [...]

Oscar Pistorius found guilty of culpable homicide

By Staff Reporter http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e1DfpuTHGYg ©AFP Oscar Pistorius, the South African Olympic and Paralympic star, faces pos [...]

“Oscar Pistorius is not guilty of premeditated murder”-Judge

By Staff Reporter It is possible that he will be found guilty of other lesser charges. The state will appeal the judgement The judge decided [...]

South Africa repatriates remains of anti-apartheid journalist who died in US in 1965

By Staff Reporter   Nakasa’s gravestone in Ferncliff Cemetery in upstate New York (Photo: Reuters)     South Africa is rep [...]

Nyumbu is Five-wicket hero for #Zimbabwe

By Staff Reporter Off-spinner takes 5-157 on Test debut  Debutant off-spinner John Nyumbu took five wickets on Zimbabwe’s Heroes Day to l [...]

South Africa to prosecute citizens serving in Israel’s “apartheid” military?

By Staff Reporter 6,000 of IDF are foreign mercenaries. South Africa has criminalised working for IDF. Thousands turned to the streets to de [...]

“Black woman to decide fate of whites”- death of Aparthied

By Staff Reporter The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has never had a shortage of larger-than-life figures: the double-amputee sprinter know [...]

Giraffe dies after smashing head on low highway bridge

By Staff Reporter Two Giraffes are being transported in open truck past low level bridges in South Africa.One of them died after hitting hea [...]

Breaking ! 5.3 magnitude earthquake hits central South Africa

By Staff Reporter Aerial view of Johannesburg. File photo. Image by: Gallo Images/Thinkstock An earthquake believed to measure 5.3 on the R [...]

Fugitive ostrich farm fraudster Martin Evans held in South Africa

By Staff Reporter Martin Evans evaded police for three years until arrested in South Africa Fugitive conman, drug dealer and money launderer [...]

Six suspected Ebola cases in SA

By Staff Reporter Ebola cases suspected in Southern Africa   A picture taken on 24 July 2014 shows staff of the Christian charity Samaritan [...]
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SA union leader shot dead after being named in Marikana Commission

By Staff Reporter A leader of radical South African union AMCU was shot dead after being named in an inquiry into a deadly police crackdown [...]

Nine-year-old boy remarries 62-year-old ‘wife’ in South Africa to please ancestors

By Staff Reporter Helen’s husband of 30 years, Alfred Shabangu, 66, (right) and their five children, aged between 38 and 28, all atten [...]

Nadine Gordimer, white South African author who exposed “apartheid”, dies at 90

By Staff Reporter South African Nobel Prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer has died in Johannesburg aged 90. The writer, who was one of the [...]

SA condemns escalating violence between Israel and Hamas

By Staff Reporter Palestinian rockets caused their first serious injury in Israel on Friday, hitting a fuel tanker at a petrol station.(REUT [...]

Maggot Meal Replaces Fish Meal?-Cape Town

By Staff Reporter Source: China Photos/Getty Images Insect larvae are the natural food of chickens and fish and their nutritional… Re [...]

Is shale gas in South Africa’s future?

By Staff Reporter According to the US Energy Information Administration’s recent ‘World Shale Gas Resources’ report – South Africa i [...]

South African economy expected to pick as mine workers return to work

Thousands of miners at South Africa’s biggest platinum mining firms have returned to work, a day after unions signed a wage deal to en [...]

The pioneering woman that South Africa forgot

By Staff Reporter The name Nokutela Dube is not well known – but a century ago she made a big contribution to South Africa’s bla [...]

Oscar Pistorius a psychiatric patient?

By Staff Reporter Trial delayed as judge agrees to prosecution’s request after defence witness’s testimony about defendant’ [...]

Dewani Honeymoon Murder Trial in South Africa Postponed to June

By Staff Reporter South Africa’s High Court postponed the trial of Briton Shrien Dewani, who has been charged with murdering his wife du [...]

Tanzania’s played a pivotal role in defeating Aparthied

By Staff Reporter A section of the Dar es Salaam skyline. Many historic buildings – some of which have been demolished – hold a largely [...]

Is the Rainbow nation losing focus?

By Staff Reporter THE PRESIDENT of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, is a folksy sort of politician and seems not to relish stuffily formal occasion [...]
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