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Johannesburg-Heathrow flight drop was Mozambican orphan

A British Airways 747 plane flies comes in to land at Heathrow airport in west London. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images Heathrow s [...]

Al-Bashir, the SALC and Jonathan Moyo: When attack is the only defence

By Staff Reporter The Southern African Litigation Centre, another of those do-good civil society initiatives attempting to keep the governme [...]

South Africa policies drift towards Zimbabwe

South Africa’s government will review its membership in the International Criminal Court in the wake of a dispute with the court over [...]

The brutal murder of Emmanuel Sithole

  By Staff Reporter Mozambique national Emmanuel Sithole collapses on the pavement after he was attacked by men in Alexandra township i [...]

Xenophobia in South Africa

By Staff Reporter   ‘They beat my husband with sticks and took everything’ For many Africans, South Africa represents a lan [...]

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 [...]

CNBC & Reuters in strategic partnership to cover Africa

By staff Reporter Johannesburg, 19 September 2014 – CNBC Africa, the leading business news channel on the African continent, today an [...]

Impala to Close Zimbabwe’s Largest Platinum Mine After Underground Collapse

By Staff Reporter A worker drives a load of ore extracted from underground at Zimplats’ Ngwarati Mine in Mhondoro-Ngez, Zimbabwe(Reute [...]

“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 [...]

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 [...]
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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 [...]

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 [...]

South African democracy is 20 today-The story in pictures

By Staff Reporter It has been 20 years since the birth of democracy. South Africans have the freedom to enjoy rights many have fought for. T [...]

Illegal gold mining thrives under Johannesburg city

By Staff Reporter Save A man carries a pack of waste to scavenge for gold dust Smoke rises from a derelict mine shaft 25 miles east of Johan [...]

Dangerous yet beautiful’: South Africa’s fascination with the AK-47

By Staff Reporter Zimbabwean craftsmen made replica guns from wire and beads for Ghosts, a new exhibition opening in Cape Town this week A p [...]

Mozambique Gas could emerge as potential aid for Zimbabwe energy crisis

By Staff Reporter Posted bypril 21,By  2014   As Mozambique’s “world-class” gas resources are developed and coal bed methane (C [...]

Greenpeace wants SA election to focus on renewal energy

By Staff Reporter Greenpeace unveiled its ‘Energy Manifesto’ at a press briefing in Johannesburg, on Tuesday.(Lebo Tshangela Greenpe [...]

DRC war puts South Africa & Rwanda at serious loggerheads

By Staff Reporter   Exiled Rwandan General Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa looks on during his court appearance in Johannesburg June 21 2012. [...]

Pistorius asked friend to take blame for accidental gun discharge-#pistoriusmurdertrial Day 3

By Staff Reporter  Oscar Pistorius leaves the High Court in Pretoria after the third day of his murder trial on 5 March 2014. Picture: Alet [...]

Press Release-3rd WOMEN ADVANCEMENT FORUM-2014 & AWARDS-The Gambia

by Kelvin Mupungu London , United Kingdom In line with our guiding principles -,NewsAfrica  has agreed [...]

Chez Ntemba nightlife name in Africa

                            Chez Ntemba By Gregory Mthembu- Salter in Kinshasa, Johannesburg and Cape Town GROOVING TO THE CR [...]

Patrick Karegaya’s killers named ?#Rwanda

South Africa Rwandese community in exile in South Africa have named a suspect in the murder of the ex-spy chief Patrick Karegaya. Media sour [...]

Mandela Memorial Service

#RIP Africa’s greatest son  #Mandela at Villa Chapel #SA state house       Source:   [...]

Nelson Mandela and Britain

#RIP Mandela.The memory lives This video says about itself: On February 3, 2005, Nelson Mandela addressed over 20,000 people inLondon’s [...]


The unusually heavy sentence may be a sign that law enforcement is finally getting serious about the widespread violence targeting black les [...]

BHP denies blocking access to small South African coal exporters

BHP financial muscle is beyond doubt BHP Billiton Ltd. (BHP) rebuffed a report that it blocked the access of smaller miners to Africa’s bi [...]
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