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South Africa's EFF marches to demand Ramaphosa's resignation
Thousands of protesters marched through South Africa's cities on Monday, calling on President Cyril Ramaphosa to resign over the lack of jobs and electricity, as security forces guarded malls and streets to prevent any violence and looting.
Pastor whose body stayed in morgue for 579 days awaiting resurrection finally buried
A South African pastor whose body was preserved in a morgue awaiting resurrection has finally been buried - 579 days later. Pastor Siva Moodley, 53, founder of The Miracle Centre church in Johannesburg,
Man on the run after killing mother-in-law, 77, and kidnapping his own son
Police in South Africa have launched a manhunt operation for a suspect who hacked his 77-year-old mother-in-law to death before kidnapping his own son.Mthandazo Joseph Baskete broke into the house where his 32-year-old estranged girlfriend
Daring criminals raid car dealership, target Toyota vehicles worth KSh35 million
Police in the South African province of Mpumalanga yesterday stopped a daring theft in the nick of time. Thieves raided a car dealership and targeted eight Toyota vehicles: Four Fortuners, two Hilux-es and two Toyota Land Cruisers all
South Africa mourns victims of tanker blast as death toll jumps to 34
The death toll from a gas tanker explosion in Johannesburg on Christmas Eve has increased to 34 from an earlier estimate of 27, the provincial health department said on Friday.
Lifeline for President Ramaphosa as he faces biggest scandal of his career
South Africa's ruling party said it would tell its lawmakers to reject a report that President Cyril Ramaphosa may have committed misconduct over a stash of cash in his farm,
South Africa's Ramaphosa to know his fate today as ANC executive meets
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday it was up to the governing party's national executive to decide his future in the face of allegations of misconduct against him, a day after his spokesman said
Deputy principal fired for stealing pupils' milk, feeding it to her dogs
A deputy principal has been fired for stealing milk meant for pupils' national nutrition program. She allegedly stole the milk in order to feed her dogs.Lettie Hazel Ngobeni and three other staff members reportedly stole 300 litres of mil
Thomas Partey headlines Ghana's 26-man squad for the World Cup
Kamal Sowah’s form for Club Brugge in the Champions League has won him a World Cup call-up for Ghana after the uncapped striker was on Monday included in the country’s squad for Qatar. The 22-year-old was a surprise selection as coach
South Africa: Thousands of bare-breasted, virgin girls to dance before new king
Thousands of virgin maidens will today (Saturday, September 17) dance before the new king of South Africa's Zulu Nation King MisuZulu Zulu alias MisuZulu kaZwelithini.The event which will happen for the first time since the outbreak of the
This legion is not mourning the Queen: "May Elizabeth and her ancestors get what they deserve"
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II died yesterday. She was 96, and the longest-serving monarch with 76 years on the throne. During her reign, the British colony perpetuated some of the most atrocious crimes in Africa, India, Australia an
Google Wallet launches in South Africa as digital payments boom
Does it pose any threat to M-Pesa transactions at point of sale?
Dozens arrested after 8 models are gang raped at gunpoint while filming music video
More than 80 people have been arrested in South Africa following the gang rape of eight models.
Famous wildlife trophy hunter who regularly posted photos of self with game he'd killed shot dead
A South African wildlife trophy hunter who regularly posted photos of himself with the carcasses of giraffes, lions, zebras and elephants has been shot dead. Riaan Naude was killed near his car in the eastern South African province of L
South Africa police investigating at least 22 deaths at a local pub
South African authorities are investigating the deaths of at least 22 patrons found inside a popular township pub close to East London city, provincial health officials said on Sunday.The bodies will be transported to state mortua
South Africa releases damning report into Zuma-era graft; partly blames President Ramaphosa
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa told an inquiry into corruption under his predecessor Jacob Zuma that he had no first-hand knowledge of any wrongdoing, only med
The rise of donkey rustlers in South Africa as demand in China skyrockets
Domesticated for about 6000 years, the donkey has served the human race from acting as a form of transport to farming to now being a demanded export by the Chinese for traditional medicine as they claim.Among countries that has an
Shakira and Gerard Pique confirm they are to separate
Colombian singer Shakira and FC Barcelona defender Gerard Pique are separating, the couple confirmed in a statement via their PR agency on Saturday seen by Reuters."We regret to confirm that we are separating. For the wellbeing of
White South African shoots black woman, claims he 'mistook her for a hippo'
A 77-year-old white South African man has been charged with attempted murder after