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Janusz Walus, killer of Chris Hani, ‘stripped of his South African citizenship’

Elsje du Toit, Netwerk24, May 30, 2017 Bloemfontein - Janusz Walus has been stripped of his South African citizenship, his lawyer says. Advocate Roelof du Plessis, SC, revealed this in the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein, where a full bench...

Student, 21, is found ‘raped, stabbed and strangled to death’ in South Africa

Student, 21, is found 'raped, stabbed and strangled to death' in South Africa as dramatic footage shows police chase down her suspected killers Hannah Cornelius and Cheslin Marsh were attacked in Stellenbosch on Friday They were chatting in Cornelius's...

Three Nigerians sentenced to 235 years after leaving a string of broken hearts

By Aron Hyman, Sowetan, May 29, 2017 Nigerians convicted in the US for fraud, face life sentences A federal jury in Gulfport on Wednesday convicted three Nigerian nationals of multiple fraud crimes that could put two of them behind bars for...

Kenyan jailed in UK for stealing millions from sick elderly woman

By CHAD KITUNDU, Nairobi News, May 29, 2017 A Kenyan woman, who was employed to take care of an elderly woman with Alzheimer, has been jailed for two years after she was found guilty of stealing millions from her. Kisella Hillman...

A journey through Raila Odinga’s politics

By OSCAR OBONYO, Daily Nation, May 28, 2017 Once characterised as a battle-hardened street protester, a tribal kingpin and an aggressive government bully, Raila Amolo Odinga has over the years metamorphosed into a widely accepted national leader and respected pan-Africanist. At...

Ugandan healer takes city by storm

By Bulawayo24, May 28, 2017 A UGANDAN traditional healer based in Gweru has become the most sought after healer attracting people from all corners of the country. The 49-year-old Ugandan national Julius Mamba Sebange who has been practising since the age...

Boda boda murders university girlfriend in love triangle

By Erick Abuga, Standard Digital, May 26, 2017 A love triangle ended tragically at Kisii University after a male boda boda operator strangled her University lover and later hanged himself leaving behind a suicide note in the lady's room. The Boda...

Burundian nurse cares, and is cared for, in Uganda

By Rocco Nuri, UNHCR, May 26, 2017 Bosco starts his daily work routine at eight o’clock. White lab coat on, he heads straight for the paediatric ward, where all the beds are occupied. Many children shiver with high fever under their...

Confused 5-Year-Old Wants to Know Where Barack Obama Went

By Alexia Fernandez, People, May 26, 2017 A five-year-old girl had some serious questions for her mother. In an adorable series of Instagram videos that her mother posted online, Taylor peppered her mom with questions about politics, beginning with, “Where did...

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...

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How the media can help protect people with albinism

By Jean Burke, The Conversation, 2017-06-20 Albinism is a rare genetic condition which affects the pigment in the eyes, hair and skin. In the US...

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