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Kenya election: Date set for Kenyatta-Odinga re-run

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPresident Kenyatta says he is ready to take on his...

Africa: ‘Supreme Bombshell’ Stuns the Continent

analysis On a weekend when the world commemorated the 20th anniversary of the death of Diana, the Princess...

At least 8 killed as lightning strikes goldmine in DRC

Bunia - At least eight people have died after a bolt of lightning struck a small-scale goldmine in...

Controversial footprints suggest we evolved in Europe not Africa

In the footsteps of our ancestors?Andrzej BoczarowskiBy Colin BarrasA set of ancient footprints has been found on a...

How soap tamed South Africa’s Wild West

The Northern Cape is South Africa’s Wild West – minus the gunslingers. Covered by desert and semi-desert terrain,...

Report slams Bell Pottinger for ‘race hate’ South Africa campaign

Bell Pottinger’s senior management also came in for heavy criticism for failing to scrutinise the work, with the...

Gloves come off in Kenya ahead of new presidential vote

Nairobi - Sparks were flying in Kenya on Sunday as the main rival of President Uhuru Kenyatta called...

AU chief says Kenya poll ruling ‘does honour to Africa’

Conakry - The decision of Kenya's Supreme Court to annul the re-election of outgoing president Uhuru Kenyatta and...

WATCH: kulula and British Airways wins big at Traveller Africa Awards

Refurbished Boeing 747s offer more seats, lie-flat beds, state-of-the art inflight entertainment, enhanced interiors. Picture: British Airways.Image: Kulula.com...

La Liga president Javier Tebas urges UEFA to investigate Manchester City, PSG over FFP rules – News

Posted: 4 September 2017 Time: 13:59 La Liga president Javier Tebas has written to UEFA to investigate Manchester...

Robin Johannes tipped for Cape Town City armband following Lebogang Manyama sale to Konyaspor – News

Posted: 4 September 2017 Time: 14:00 Cape Town City defender Robin Johannes looks set to take the captain’s...

Farook Kadodia urges Maritzburg support for MTN8 semi-final with SuperSport United – News

Posted: 4 September 2017 Time: 13:42 Maritzburg United chairman Farook Kadodia has urged the team's fans to make...

First Lady hails Stratcomm Africa

The First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has hailed Stratcomm Africa, for the successful organisations of the Ghana Garden and Flower...

Juan Mata rallies Manchester United team-mates for marathon Premier League title race – News

Posted: 4 September 2017 Time: 13:30 Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata has challenged his team-mates to prove they...

Woman denied appeal bid in Rwanda genocide case

Concord - A federal judge has denied an appeal bid from a woman sentenced to 10 years in...

‘Arson’ behind fire that killed 9 Kenyan schoogirls: minister

Nairobi - A weekend fire at a Kenyan high school dormitory that killed nine teenage girls was started...

Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud frustrated by blunt France after World Cup qualifying draw – News

Posted: 4 September 2017 Time: 13:08 Olivier Giroud said there is “a lot of frustration and disappointment” in...

The Monday Column: Bafana Bafana need to deliver in remaining World Cup qualifiers – News

Posted: 4 September 2017 Time: 13:03 After their defeat to Cape Verde in the 2018 Fifa World Cup...

Deloitte allying with WorleyParsons for Africa capital projects

JOHANNESBURG - Deloitte and WorleyParsons have entered into a partnership intended to improve client experience and fast-track delivery...

New Barcelona signing Ousmane Dembele calmed by Kylian Mbappe during transfer saga – News

Posted: 4 September 2017 Time: 12:51 New Barcelona signing Ousmane Dembele says “good colleague” Kylian Mbappe helped him...

Floods in Africa in August killed 25 times more people than Hurricane Harvey did — Quartz

The rainy season is usually welcomed in parts of Africa as a timely break from the heat of...

Free State Stars coach Luc Eymael surprised by Cheslyn Jampies’ performance at centre-back – News

Posted: 4 September 2017 Time: 12:35 Free State Stars head coach Luc Eymael feels trialist Cheslyn Jampies is...

Gabon bans opposition leaders from leaving the country

Libreville - Gabon on Sunday announced a ban on opposition leaders, including former top African Union official Jean...

Pele backs Neymar for bigger things after world-record move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain – News

Posted: 4 September 2017 Time: 12:33 Brazil legend Pele has backed Neymar’s decision to depart Barcelona and forge...

SABC News – Process to identify Mpumalanga crash victims underway:Monday 4 September 2017

The provincial authorities says DNA tests will have to be conducted on some of the bodies burnt beyond...

SABC News – Childhood Cancer awareness month kicks off:Monday 4 September 2017

Childhood Cancer Foundation of South Africa says that they have 900 to 1000 new cases of childhood cancer...

Is this Mugabe’s response to wife Grace’s assault scandal in SA?

Harare - As Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has seen his popularity wane over the years, he has developed a time-worn...

Kenya opposition leader refuses to share power

Nairobi - Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga said on Sunday he will not share power, speaking days after...

Africa Live: Ethiopia police halt star’s event, al-Shabab ‘captured uranium sites’

SummaryAl-Shabab militants want to mine uranium, Somalia saysEthiopia police stop Teddy Afro event in Addis Ababa"],area:,col:,legend:,param:,tr:,optgroup:u,option:u,caption:l,colgroup:l,tbody:l,tfoot:l,thead:l,td:c,th:c},f=;f.forEach(function(e){d=p,s=!0}),e.exports=o}).call(t,n(13))},function(e,t,n){"use strict";var o=n(16),r=o({INSERT_MARKUP:null,MOVE_EXISTING:null,REMOVE_NODE:null,SET_MARKUP:null,TEXT_CONTENT:null});e.exports=r},function(e,t,n){"use...

Students await Fees Commission report

South Africa now has to wait for the president to study the report that looked into the feasibility...

Defying age Venus reaches 39th Slam quarter-final

Defying an energy-sapping disease, Venus Williams has pushed herself farther than she ever imagined at age 37 to...

Analysis: Does team Trump have an Africa plan?

Nairobi - When Kenya's top court annulled last month's presidential election results, Donald Trump's mind was elsewhere. The...

Angola opposition parties call for election recount

Luanda - Four opposition parties in Angola on Sunday called for a recount in last week's general election,...

Bitcoin, Blockchain And Billions – Forbes Africa

Just 10 years ago, Bitcoin was another office joke in Africa. The rare few who took it seriously...

SA records alarming rise in violence against women

The alarming statistics on femicide, rape and domestic violence demonstrate these unprecedented levels. Source link : http://www.sabc.co.za/news/a/4a620980427cf60c84d29c1f32f383bb/SA-records-alarming-rise-in-violence-against-women-20170904 Author...

Petrol price hike pushes up taxi fares

The South African National Taxi Council will increase taxi fares, following the announcement that petrol will increase by...

Exotic new arrivals from South Africa are there to be shot down

Louis Ludik of Ulster is tackled by the Cheetahs’ Sergeal Petersen at Kingspan Stadium. Photo by Oliver McVeigh/Sportsfile...

Gambians organise to stop young migrants risking it all

Banjul - After being stripped, beaten, robbed, enslaved and finally deported back to The Gambia, Karamo Keita is...

Is legalization the answer? — Quartz

Private rhino horn owner John Hume recently held South Africa’s first online rhino horn auction, a major event...

Emerging economies urged to seize economic opportunities

Chinese President Xi Jingping says emerging and developing economies should seize the opportunity presented by the 'Industrial Revolution"...