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Hilarious: What South Africans love about Zimbabweans

BY NALEDI SHANGE, Times Live, 11/21/2017 Zimbabweans are one of the few nations that can take to the street in mass protest and there not be a single injury or incident of destruction of property at the end of it. This is...
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Has he no pride? Bizarre moment lion snuggles up to a safari jeep… then...

Filmed in Harrismith, South Africa, the clip shows the lion nestling against a jeep He then turns his back on the vehicle and pees on it, marking his territory The lion then resumes rubbing his impressive mane all...

Osunality: Sex lessons from Africa

By TIFFANY KAGURE MUGO, Open Democracy, 11/19/2017 There’s what you think you know about sex in Africa. And then there are sensual and beautiful aspects of African sexuality and the African erotic. A young woman wearing beads. Photo: Siphumeze Khundayi. All rights reserved.There...
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Faces of Africa – Polygamous Love

By  Wu Yingna, CGTN, 11/19/2017 The Maasai are traditionally polygamous with old and young men taking up to three, four or more wives in their lifetime. The need for a second or third wife is not always for the man’s satisfaction but for the...

‘SA is my home’ – UK fugitive wanted on paedophilia charges

By Tammy Petersen, News 24, 11/16/2017 Cape Town – A UK fugitive wanted in his home country said he would fight to stay in South Africa because this is his home. Lee Tucker, 53, took to the stand in a bail application after...

Nigeria’s Nasty Boy: ‘People in my law class thought I worked for a porn...

Rigid gender norms in Nigeria’s religiously conservative society are being challenged by a website dedicated to documenting unconventional lives By Emmanuel Akinwotu, The Guardian, 11/16/2017 Richard Akuson, a lawyer whose online magazine is questioning rigid gender norms in Nigeria’s religiously conservative society, understands...

Gay Lions? Not Quite

By Stephanie Pappas, Live Science, 11/10/2017 A photograph of two male lions seemingly in an amorous embrace has some humans clutching their pearls. After the release of the photograph, taken in August at Kenya's Masai Mara National Reserve, Ezekiel Mutua, the chief executive of the...

Miss World Fiji jumps into pool to assist Kenya

By TALEBULA KATE, Fiji Times, 11/10/2017 MISS World Fiji 2017 Nanise Rainima has yet again won the hearts of many people in Fiji and around the world. The 25-year-old Tailevu lass did the unthinkable of which any Fijian would do in the swimming...

Suspected ‘hit man’ who ‘threw acid in Thomson holiday rep’s face is found jailed...

EXCLUSIVE: Suspected 'hit man' who 'threw acid in Thomson holiday rep's face in Portugal on the orders of her ex-boyfriend' is found jailed in Uganda on drugs charges Ellie Chessell had acid poured on her on May 6 near...

Africa: Where black is not really beautiful

By Pumza Fihlani, BBC News, 11/05/2017 South Africa is marketed to the world as Mandela's rainbow nation, where everyone is proud of their race and heritage. But for some black South Africans there is such a thing as being too black. A recent...

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Ethiopian-Israeli teen, ENP leader tell stories of success fueled by Federation

By Phyllis Braun, Jewish Post, 11/18/2017 Batel Marsha, an 18-year-old Ethiopian-Israeli, says the Ethiopian National Project’s SPACE (School Performance and Community Empowerment) program “saved me ­— maybe...

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