Tag Archives: South Africa

Echoing Silences-#RIPKanengoni

Footprints of a hero in Kanengoni’s Echoing Silences By Dr Augustine Tirivangani  I WISH to put part two of Songs from the Temple in abey [...]

South Africa wont declare drought a ‘National Disaster’

South Africa won’t declare national disaster over drought BY MAHA EL DAHAN A maize plant is seen among other dried maize at a field in [...]

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 [...]

Pistorius guilty of murder-Appeal Court

By: Shain Germaner Bloemfontein – Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of murder, though it may be some time before he finds out exac [...]

Pope visits Kenya

By Staff Reporter Pope urges Kenyans to end tribalism and corruption Pope Francis has urged Kenyans to unite and take a stand against the de [...]

Zanele Moyo bled to death, photo shows

Zanele Moyo, the daughter of Higher and Tertiary Education Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo bled to her death in her Cape Town apartment bat [...]

49 people are killed daily in South Africa-ISS

Factsheets & Guides FACTSHEET: South Africa’s 2014/15 murder and robbery crime statistics Researched by Institute for Security Studies [...]

Can a Zambian herbal preparation called SF2000 cure AIDS?

For years Zambian lawyer and politician Ludwig Sondashi has been saying that his Sondashi Formula 2000 preparation kills HIV, the virus that [...]

Glencore to shed 4000 employees in #Zambia

By Nye Longman Glencore to shed over 4,000 African workers to help settle £20 billion debt Zambia’s Copperbelt region is facing the pros [...]

What Africa can learn from China’s ongoing fast-paced transformation

An oil rig worker at Ngamia 3. Countries such as Kenya, which are set to become oil producers, should expect lower revenues from the resourc [...]

Where are the women African leaders?

Gender Parity By Donald Armbrecht Progress towards closing the gender gap in politics has been slow, according to data accumulated by UN Wom [...]

Africa Advised to Take DIY Approach to Climate Resilience

    By Staff Reporter   Carcases of dead sheep and goats stretch across the landscape following drought in Somaliland in 2011 [...]

“I am also a victim like Dzamara”-Mkhululi Chimoio denies all links

By Kelvin Mupungu  Itai Dzamara is a stain in the eyes of Zanu PF and government. Dead or alive, he fights on South African based Zimbabwea [...]

South Africa to implement biometric regulation for visa application

By Staff Reporter South Africa is all set to implement the biometric regulation by the end of this year Malusi Gigaba, minister of home affa [...]

Tour de France #6: Daniel Teklehaimanot makes history as first African in the KOM jersey

By Staff Reporter The 6th stage of the Tour de France would be a historical day for African cycling as Daniel Teklehaimanot became the first [...]

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 [...]

“FIFA 2010 killed my husband”

‘My husband would still be alive today if it hadn’t been for FIFA World Cup corruption’: Widow of 2010 South African whistleblower rev [...]

Sudan President Al-Bashir Barred From Leaving South Africa

By Staff Reporter Sudanese President Umar al-Bashir casts his vote at a polling station in Khartoum on April 13. Photographer: Ashraf Shazly [...]

Zimbabwe export Elephants to Botswana

By Staff Reporter Armed rangers ride tamed elephants as they survey the black rhino population at the Imire Safari Ranch in Harare, Zimbabwe [...]

Zimbabweans digging up graves

By Staff Reporter   Digging up graves to get sand and gravel for reselling – dubbed “sand poaching” – has been [...]

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 [...]

Death of South Africa’s first black police commissioner

-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=br_i1UsNJx0By Staff Reporter The first black police commissioner died after being convicted of fraud. he was [...]

Afrikaner singer chains herself to vandalised South African statue #RhodesMustFall

By Staff Reporter As black South Africans rally against symbols of white domination, questions are raised about Afrikaner identity in post-a [...]

Innocent man on Death Row for 30 years #Racist USA

By Staff Reporter Anthony Ray Hinton, exonerated after 30 years, says his case was built on racism and a lie A man released from prison afte [...]

Trevor Noah to replace Jon Stewart on The Daily Show

By Staff Reporter Noah tweeted this picture of himself with Jon Stewart following his debut on The Daily Show last year South African comedi [...]

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 [...]
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