Tag: news

How counterfeit medication gets into African countries

Nairobi - The proliferation of counterfeit medication on the shelves of Kenyan pharmacies has remained a thorn in...

Digital currency for whites only in South African town

The rural town in South Africa's Northern Cape province was established in 1991, shortly before the collapse of...

Africa Live: Vagina ring ‘proves successful’, SA parents reject black principal

SummaryA ring to prevent HIV will be tested in AfricaRace row hits South African schoolTanzanian charged with abusing...

‘Herd boy hero’: Cattle herder saves passengers from horror crash

Harare - An unnamed cattle herder is the unlikely hero of Zimbabwe’s latest horror traffic accident, after he...

Nigeria: ‘Press Is Like a Nagging Wife That Should Be Tolerated,’ Says Obasanjo

Photo: Wikipedia Former president Olusegun Obasanjo. The press is like a nagging wife that should be tolerated, former...

Self-help vigilante groups are reshaping security against Boko Haram

Chukwuma Al Okoli, Federal University LafiaBoko Haram militants have killed more than 20,000 people and displaced more than 2 million others in...

‘Press is like a nagging wife that should be tolerated,’ says Nigeria’s Obasanjo

Pretoria - The press is like a nagging wife that should be tolerated, former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo...

Malawi: Albino Killers Blame Satan, Court Hands 6-Year Jail Term

By Maurice Nkawihe- Nyasa Times,Lilongwe Magistrate court has slapped with jail term eight people who blamed Satan for...

East Africa leads entries for AFRIMA 2017

AFRIMA has received a total of 4 816 entries after a call for submissions elapsed on 17 July....

‘It’s better to give a little bit now than lose everything,’ Zim farmer warns SA white farmers

Harare – Zimbabwe's Commercial Farmers Union (CFU) has reportedly urged white South African farmers to agree to a...

Burundi school director: 6 teens likely seeking better life

Washington - Six Burundian teenagers who disappeared after an international robotics competition in Washington probably left the East...

SABC News – Watch Public Enterprises Committee briefing on Eskom:Tuesday 25 July 2017

Members are being briefed by the Legal Advisors on how to proceed with the Eskom investigation(SABC) The Public...

Joburg mayor in hot water again

Lawyers for Human Rights have slammed Herman Mashaba for saying foreigners are not the responsibility of the city,...

Service delivery protest erupts in Meyerton

Motorists are advised to avoid the R59 in Meyerton, south of Johannesburg due to an on-going service delivery...

Spanish striker Lucas Perez feels cheated by Arsenal and is desperate to leave the English Premiership side – News

Posted: 25 July 2017 Time: 09:13 Lucas Perez is desperate to leave Arsenal and return to Spain, with...

West Ham United snap up Mexico star Javier Hernandez – News

Posted: 25 July 2017 Time: 09:05 West Ham United have completed the signing of former Real Madrid and...

Cape Town All Stars accuse Chippa United of tapping up Mlungisi Mbunjana – News

Posted: 25 July 2017 Time: 08:53 Cape Town All Stars have lashed out at Chippa United over what...

UEFA extends Eric Bailly ban to three games – News

Posted: 25 July 2017 Time: 08:32 Manchester United defender Eric Bailly has been further punished by UEFA after...

Dlamini-Zuma is competent to be president: Khoza

ANC MP Makhosi Khoza says Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is competent enough to become the ANC's next president, but is...

New Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku aiming to be ‘complete package’ – News

Posted: 25 July 2017 Time: 08:20 Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku does not consider himself a complete striker but...

Jurgen Klopp admits that Lazar Markovic has no Liverpool future – News

Posted: 25 July 2017 Time: 08:14 Lazar Markovic is free to negotiate a move elsewhere after being deemed...

Kenya: Incumbent a no show at presidential debate

Nairobi - Kenya's leading opposition candidate has debated moderators after incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta turned down an invitation...

‘I saw the hand of God’: Grace Mugabe on her freak accident

Harare - Grace Mugabe says she "saw the hand of God" last week after her leg was run...

South Africa Myles behind at swimming world champs

JOHANNESBURG - Providing hope for South Africa's floundering start to the Fina World Championships, Myles Brown survived the...

Essop Pahad to take stand at Timol hearing

The second sitting of reopening of the anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol Inquest will enter into its second day...

Nigeria’s Refineries Worst in Africa – Investigation

By Daniel AdugboThe cost of Turn Around Maintenance of Nigeria's four refineries from year 2000 to date is...

Pulling Mandela book off shelves welcomed

Nelson Mandela Foundation spokesperson Sello Hatang has welcomed publisher Penguin Random's decision to pull off the shelves a...

Golden Arrows Mahachi itching for new season

Golden Arrows midfielder Kudakwashe Mahachi says the team will be ready come next month to face Absa Premiership...

278 Europe-bound migrants rescued off Libya

Tripoli - Libya's coastguard in two separate operations on Monday rescued at least 278 migrants as they tried...

Handler killed by tame bull elephant in Vic Falls

Victoria Falls - An experienced elephant guide has been charged and killed in Victoria Falls by a tame...

SABC News – Africa must encourage the spirit of entrepreneurship:Tuesday 25 July 2017

William Gumede says most African governments and leaders have either actively discouraged or were indifferent to entrepreneurs.(Democracy Works...

UN seeks solution to East Jerusalems Temple Mount crisis

The UN wants a solution to the crisis at East Jerusalems Temple Mount to be resolved before Friday...

Doctor-patient relationship must be respected: Sama

The South African Medical Association (Sama) says any information within the doctor-patient relationship must be respected, even after...

Mugabe gives sister-in-law Sh6 million gift

By AFPMore by this Author Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe lavished his sister-in-law with $60,000 (Sh6 million) on her...

Why travelling around Africa helped my autistic son

When Sydney GP Dr James Best announced that he was going backpacking across Africa with his teenage son...

Interior Ministers from Europe, Africa Meet to Tackle Migrant Crisis

European and African ministers are meeting in Tunisia about efforts to regulate the flow of refugees from Africa...

Stravinsky in South Africa: The composer who defied apartheid

When celebrated Russian-born composer Igor Stravinsky visited South Africa in 1962, he defied racist laws to conduct a...

Bitcoin Experiences Rapid Growth and High Trading in Africa

Markets and Prices South Africa has already witnessed a surge of bitcoin interest and activity as the digital currency...

SABC News – SA political journalist Serfontein dies:Monday 24 July 2017

Serfontein, fondly known as JHP, died in his sleep on Monday morning in Johannesburg.(SABC) South African political journalist...

Swaziland turns around HIV infection rate

By AFPMore by this Author Swaziland, which bears the world's heaviest HIV burden, has halved the rate of...