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South Africa’s alleged clitoris collector used schedule 4 anaesthetic for piercings

By André Grobler, News24, 2017-08-25 Bloemfontein – Alleged genital mutilator Peter Frederiksen used an anaesthetic drug not registered in South Africa, the Bloemfontein High Court heard on Friday. State witness Paulina van Zyl, a pharmacologist at the University of the Free State, testified...

Black Women Are So Appealing To This German Model. She Spent Thousands To ‘Transition’...

By Haley Henschel, The Fab Gab, 2017-06-27 The 29-year-old German model who goes by the name "Martina Big" has spent thousands of dollars on surgeries and cosmetic procedures — including melanin injections and breast implants that can be pumped up...

Meet Ugandan who writes jokes for Trevor Noah

DANILE K. KALINAKI in Nairobi http://www.africareview.com/ Joseph Opio has always been serious about comedy. So serious, in fact, that he walked away from a promising newspaper job in Kampala, borrowed a large sum of money, and went to the US...

A Father’s Desire To Raise Kids in Africa Forces Him To Return Home

By Face2Face Africa, 2017-06-19 While millions of Africans are migrating to the West in search of “greener pastures,” Carl Manlan, an African Father of two, has returned his family to Africa from Geneva, Switzerland, and has no regrets about it. In a...

Muslim Posing as Christian Teacher at School in Uganda Attacks Director

By MORNING STAR NEWS, Gospel Herald, 11/16/2017 Students at a Christian elementary school in eastern Uganda fear for their lives after a Muslim posing as a Christian teacher attacked the school director, sources said. Some of the children at Hope of Glory International...

Lupita Nyong’o accused Harvey Weinstein over sex Lupita Nyong’o

By BBC News, 10/20/2017 Oscar-award winning Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong’o has revealed how she was sexually harassed by disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. In an opinion piece in the New York Times she says the revelations about Mr Weinstein’s alleged sexual assaults on...

‘Torn’ Between Ethiopia and Israel: Second Generation Takes the Stage

At Jaffa Theatre, two Ethiopian-Israeli actresses dramatize inner conflict of children of immigrants, who, unlike their parents, aren't so quiet By Yair Ashkenazi, Haaretz, 10/19/2017 In the spring of 2015, Tamar Asankao was among those who took to the streets in protest...

9 ways to make people like you without saying a word

By Shana Lebowitz, Business Insider, 11/01/2017   Various studies have indicated that there are ways to become more likable, without even saying anything. Strategies include dressing up, demonstrating more energy, and handing the person you're with a cup of coffee. What you...

Where Concorde once flew: the story of President Mobutu’s ‘African Versailles’

For posturing dictators, only putting a new city on the map will do. Fifty years on from Mobutu Sese Seko’s ascent to the presidency of Congo, David Smith explores what’s left of his personal Xanadu, Gbadolite By David Smith, The Guardian, 11/14/2017 “One...

Even Critics of Rwanda’s Government Are Helping Paul Kagame Stay in Power

For every problem highlighted by local journalists, Rwanda’s strongman can present himself as the solution. BY KAVITHA SURANA, Foreign Policy, 2017-08-04 GICUMBI, Rwanda — Jennifer Niyonsaba was hunched over a sound-mixing board in a small production room with bare, yellow walls. A volunteer...

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65-year-old virgin excited to attend reed dance

By  SNE MASUKU, iOL, 09/11/2017 Durban - Ngipheni Ngcobo may be one of the oldest virgins at the age of 65, but every year in September, she...

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