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Mom recalls Aliya ‘Angel’ Tee, 12, final moments

 By RAAHIL SAIN, IOL, 11/07/2017 Port Elizabeth - The mother of 12-year-old slain Aliya 'Angel' Tee put on a brave face in the Port Elizabeth High Court on Tuesday, as she pointed out the two men who allegedly killed her daughter. The Grade...

A Danish man whose freezer contained women’s genitals has been found guilty

By BBC Africa News, 11/07/2017 A Danish man whose freezer contained women's genitals has been found guilty of various crimes by a South African court - but not female genital mutilation. Peter Frederiksen was found guilty of rape, production and possession of...

Winnie Mandela battles on for Qunu

By BONGANI NKOSI, IOL, 11/06/2017 Johannesburg - The battle for Nelson Mandela’s home in Qunu village in the Eastern Cape is far from over, with his ex-wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela set to take the fight over the ownership of his rural home to the...

South Sudan’s capital tense as troops surround Malong’s home

  By SAM MEDNICK, ASSOCIATED PRESS, 11/05/2017 Tensions were high in South Sudan's capital on Saturday after President Salva Kiir sent troops to surround the home of former military chief of staff Paul Malong, disarm his bodyguards and remove all weapons. A copy of...

2000 Nigerians in Chinese prison exaggerated – Dabiri

By Ameh Comrade Godwin, Daily Times, 2017-11-04 The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Thursday revealed that there were about 500 Nigerians in Chinese prisons detained for various offences. Dabiri-Erewa made this known on the side...

Meet SA’s youngest black female cardiologist

By  VIWE NDONGENI, IOL, 11/03/2017 At only 32 years of age, she is the youngest black female cardiologist in the country and an entrepreneur who is determined to make a mark in her field. Viwe Mtwesi, who currently works as a cardiology fellow...
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This South African Church Baptizes With Beer

By Andrew Thomas, Vinepair, 11/02/2017 In the U.S., there are still states that prohibit liquor sales on Sundays. However, in South Africa one congregation is including booze as a central part of its practices and services. Nairobi News reports that Gabola Church...

Court rejects fugitive ex-petroleum minister’s extradition request

By APA News, 11/01/2017 The Federal High Court in Lagos has rejected a request by Nigerian fugitive former petroleum minister, Diezani Allision-Madueke, to be brought home from the United Kingdom.The court on Wednesday refused the application of Allision-Madueke, who fled to London...

After the Match: Insights about EM in a Tiny Ugandan Town

By Cook, Thomas MD, Emergency Medicine New, 11/01/2017 In the jigsaw puzzle of nations that make up Sub-Saharan Africa lies a small, landlocked country to which I traveled on a sort of pilgrimage. Months of planning and 24 hours of flying landed...

Miss Nigeria: Organisers release dates for 2017 audition, confirm entries still open

By Wale Odunsi, Daily Post, 11/01/2017 Miss Nigeria Organization is calling for entries into the 41st and Diamond Jubilee edition of the most prestigious and oldest pageant in Nigeria. Built as a platform to empower women beyond beauty, select young women have a...

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Trump’s ‘Nambia’ gaffe, ‘get rich’ comments rankle Africans

By GEOFFREY YORK, The Globe And Mail, 09/21/2017 When U.S. President Donald Trump accidentally invented a fictitious African country at his luncheon with African leaders this week,...

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