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Bound woman found after 3 days

01 August 2014 | 904 Views
JOHANNESBURG - SA paramedics have reportedly discovered a woman tied up in her home for three days in Morningside, northern Johannesburg, the Eyewitness News reported.According to the publicat...

by Staff Reporter

35-year-old man searching for a virgin like himself

31 July 2014 | 2078 Views
35-year-old Phathudi Maponya has been looking for a woman for a long time but says it's not easy because he only wants someone who is a virgin like him.Phathudi, from Rita Village in Tzaneen, ...

by Staff reporter

Girl raped by boyfriend in front of her mother

31 July 2014 | 3122 Views
A 26-year-old man suspected of raping his 16-year-old girlfriend in front of her mother is recovering in hospital after police rescued him from angry community members.The incident happened at...

by Staff reporter

'EFF not inspired by Adolf Hitler'

30 July 2014 | 1253 Views
Cape Town - The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) are not Nazis and are not inspired by Adolf Hitler, the party said in a statement on Wednesday.EFF spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi described comme...

by Staff Reporter

President Khama election rival killed in car accident

30 July 2014 | 27774 Views
Barely ten weeks before what is billed to be Botswana's most contested election, Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) President Gomolemo Motswaledi has been killed in what is reported to be a du...

by Staff Reporter

African oil & energy sector fuelling global investor growth, says DHL

30 July 2014 | 495 Views
CAPE-TOWN - While Oil and Gas activity in West Africa is nothing new, it is the activity in East Africa which is creating a stir amongst exploration companies and of course, their suppliers.Th...

by Staff Reporter

Woman undresses, caresess giant Mandela statue in public

30 July 2014 | 8315 Views
A woman caused a commotion when she undressed and caressed the statue of former president South africa Nelson Mandela in Sandton.The Star newspaper reported that he woman was said to hav...

by Sapa

Baba Jukwa link, student refused UZ student ID card

30 July 2014 | 2472 Views
THE University of Zimbabwe (UZ) is allegedly refusing to issue a new student identify card to a student, recently implicated in the Baba Jukwa case, it has emerged.Romeo Musemburi, a thir...

by Staff reporter

Why South Africa will not renew Zimbabweans' special permits

29 July 2014 | 20870 Views
Over a quarter of a million Zimbabweans are living in suspense waiting for the South African Government to make a final announcement on what will happen to the special Zimbabwe Dispensation work p...

by Staff Reporter

Crashed Air Algerie pilots asked to turn back

28 July 2014 | 3068 Views
Paris - France said on Monday the pilots of the Air Algerie passenger plane that crashed in Mali, killing all 118 people on board, had asked to turn back, in a new development to a tough probe into th...

by Staff Reporter

Nigeria shuts down, quarantines Lagos Ebola hospital

28 July 2014 | 1830 Views
Lagos - The Nigerian city of Lagos on Monday shut down and quarantined a hospital where a man died of Ebola in the first recorded case of the highly infectious disease in Africa's most populous countr...

by Staff Reporter

SA Police launch operation to flush out illegal immigrants

28 July 2014 | 10658 Views
Cape Town - South African police and immigration officers from the Department of Home Affairs have launched a joint operation in the coastal city of Cape Town to flush out thousands of undocumente...

by Thabo Kunene

Wife of Cameroon's vice prime minister kidnapped by Boko Haram

27 July 2014 | 5317 Views
Three die as wife taken in attack on politician's home, while local religious leader captured in separate raid.The wife of Cameroon's vice prime minister, Amadou Ali, has been kidnapped and at...

by Staff Reporter

Zulu King marries 6th wife

26 July 2014 | 3903 Views
ULUNDI - In a wedding fit for royalty, the Zulu monarch married his sixth wife on Saturday.Swazi princess Zola Mafu joined the Zulu royal family 10 years ago, and has son with King Goodwill Zw...

by eNCA

Malayitsha plunges to his death while fleeing SA cops

26 July 2014 | 3936 Views
A ZIMBABWEAN cross-border taxi operator plunged to his death from a 10th floor building in Johannesburg while fleeing from South African police on Friday.Gift Dube, 41, is said to have been ho...

by Staff reporter

'I'm the sweetest, coolest guy,' says Malema

25 July 2014 | 3471 Views
Johannesburg - EFF leader Julius Malema says he is the "sweetest" and "coolest" guy and not a monster as portrayed by some, the Mail & Guardian reported on Friday."If you sit with me at a...

by Sapa

Zim woman killed in SA, chopped head found on bed

25 July 2014 | 6120 Views
A family believed to be originally from Zimbabwe and is now based in South Africa wasn't worried when their daughter Winnette Nyamakari went off with her boyfriend who is a South African national....

by Staff reporter

14 Zimbabweans remanded in SA

25 July 2014 | 2807 Views
THE trial of 14 Zimbabweans who were intercepted  by South African police last week for smuggling explosives worth R350,000 has been postponed to August 6.South African police arreste...

by Staff reporter

Missing Air Algerie flight has crashed with 101 passengers

24 July 2014 | 2006 Views
An Air Algerie flight that went missing en route from Burkina Faso to Algiers has crashed, an Algerian aviation official told Reuters on Thursday."I can confirm that it has crashed," the offic...

by Reuters and AFP

Air Algerie loses contact with plane, 110 people on board

24 July 2014 | 3275 Views
Algiers - Air Algerie said it lost contact with one of its passenger aircraft nearly an hour after takeoff from Burkina Faso on Thursday bound for Algiers."Air navigation services have los...

by AFP

'Thieving goblin raping man and ruining his business'

24 July 2014 | 3401 Views
Apparently a thieving goblin is ruing Frans Ngakane's business.Ngakane says his spaza business was once a great success but now he may have to close down.The thieving goblin reportedly...

by Staff reporter

'EFF will rule South Africa,' says Malema

23 July 2014 | 2751 Views
Cape Town - The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) will rule the country, the party's leader Julius Malema told MPs in the National Assembly on Wednesday.Speaking shortly after President Jaco...

by Sapa

Man admits to raping a goat

23 July 2014 | 1986 Views
Thabang Mosiu, a Lesotho national, was sentenced to two years, suspended for five years by Magistrate Chris van Vuuren after he admitted that he raped a goat.The Phoswa family from KwaMpan...

by Staff reporter

Botswana-based Zimbabweans want to remain

22 July 2014 | 2204 Views
A Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition delegation has found that Zimbabweans who are living in Botswana believe that they are better off living in that country.A seven member delegation was dispatched...

by Mthulisi Mathuthu

Teacher arrested after bashing headmaster

22 July 2014 | 1751 Views
Zambia police in Lusaka reportedly arrested a teacher at Roma Girls Secondary School who severely beat up ...

by Staff Reporter

Botswana to turn away Zim asylum seekers

22 July 2014 | 4417 Views
Botswana is planning to reject applications for refugee status by Zimbabweans in future, claiming the political situation in Zimbabwe has improved from what it was in 2008 when scores of people fled p...

by Staff reporter

SA raises security concerns over explosives smuggled from Zimbabwe

22 July 2014 | 2230 Views
South Africa says it is 'keen' to know how supposedly protected explosives such as detonators and plastic cartridges found their way out of Zimbabwe to unscrupulous citizens who, in turn, smuggle them...

by Staff reporter

New SA visa regulations may create 'new black market'

21 July 2014 | 6310 Views
Cape Town - Airlines have taken to posting South Africa's new visa regulations on their website, leaving the responsibility with passengers to familiarise themselves with the new requirement.I...

by Staff Reporter

SA matric maths teachers fail test

21 July 2014 | 3333 Views
Johannesburg - Matric maths teachers in KwaZulu-Natal performed dismally when tested with a past matric maths paper, The Mercury reported on Monday.Research was carried out with 253 teachers i...

by Sapa

4-year-old boy killed by hijackers pleaded for help

21 July 2014 | 4725 Views
Johannesburg - The mother of a 4-year-old boy who was killed by hijackers in Reiger Park at the weekend said her little son pleaded for her to help him as the robbers sped off.Taegrin Morris w...

by Staff Reporter

'Mugabe SADC chairmanship toxic for region'

20 July 2014 | 2152 Views
THE Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition has warned that SADC risks exporting into the region Zimbabwe's economic and socio-political problems if President Robert Mugabe takes over as chairman of the bloc....

by Staff reporter

Schoolboy, 9, marries 62-year-old woman - Video

19 July 2014 | 5823 Views
Nine-year-old Sanele Masilela has become the world's youngest groom for the second time after remarrying the 62-year-old woman he tied the knot with last year. Dressed in a silvery tuxedo, ...

by Mirror

Witches & wizards issue warning to Boko Haram leader

19 July 2014 | 4656 Views
Witches and wizards in Nigeria have recently held an emergency meeting at Afuze, Edo State because they are worried about the socio-economic challenges facing the country.Making this revelatio...

by Staff reporter

Woman accused of Satanism trapped in her house

19 July 2014 | 3213 Views
50-year-old Nokuthula Ngcobo of Lindela transit camp, Newlands West, north of Durban is a devoted member of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God.But she said she is lucky to be alive aft...

by Staff reporter

Mthwakazi chief's Mandela Day goodwill

19 July 2014 | 1431 Views
JOHANNESBBURG - Ndebele chief in South Africa; Chief Albert Zwelibanzi Gumede led the multitudes of Ndebeles in South Africa by example.Chief Gumede took his time and generously  part...

by Vusumuzi Ndlovu

M&G denies subsidising loss-making Zimbabwean businesses

18 July 2014 | 1289 Views
Johannesburg - The Mail&Guardian denied a report on Friday that it is in financial trouble, that staff was unpaid for months, and that it subsidised business interests in Zimbabwe."The all...

by Sapa

Ramaphosa a 'security guard' for white economy, Malema

18 July 2014 | 2681 Views
Thousands of people, clad mostly in EFF red berets and T-shirts, packed a hall at the University of Limpopo's Medunsa campus, situated in Ga-Rankuwa outside Pretoria, on Thursday. The crowd l...

by Sapa

Man sets wife on fire for giving birth to girls only

17 July 2014 | 2306 Views
A man in Nigeria allegedly had his wife set on fire for giving birth to only female children.Paul Nwakpuke who is a patent medicine dealer, allegedly hired some assassins to kill his wife, Mon...

by Staff reporter

Editor and lawyer convicted of contempt of court

17 July 2014 | 692 Views
The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns today's convictions for contempt of court of an editor and lawyer in Swaziland.The Swaziland High Court convicted Bheki Makhubu, editor of the ind...

by cpj

14 Zimbabweans held in South Africa for explosives cache

17 July 2014 | 2373 Views
Johannesburg - Fourteen Zimbabweans were arrested for possession of explosives worth over R350 000 in Musina, Limpopo police said on Thursday."These undocumented suspects were found in possess...

by Sapa

11-year-old gives Sangomas a run for their money

17 July 2014 | 4151 Views
11-year-old Thobelani Ntaka from Verulam, north of Durban has been keeping other traditional healers on their toes because of the good things his clients say about him.He is apparently a p...

by Staff reporter

Goblin 'poisoning' family's food

17 July 2014 | 2314 Views
35-year-old Lydia Motaung from Qalabotjiha in Villiers, Free State, SA, believes a goblin is poisoning their food.When she and and her son are hungry, she buys food and they eat in the street ...

by Staff reporter

Mugabe assumes SADC chairmanship post

16 July 2014 | 2757 Views
Zimbabwe will be the centre of SADC activities from August 2014 to August 2015, with President Robert Mugabe assuming the chairmanship of the 15-member regional grouping next month.President M...

by Staff reporter

25 passengers seriously injured aboard South African Airways

16 July 2014 | 5307 Views
Hong Kong - Twenty-five people were injured when a passenger jet from South Africa to Hong Kong hit turbulence on Wednesday, police said, with two men seriously hurt and hospitalised in the southern C...

by Staff Reporter

Zimbabwe sex workers flood Botswana

15 July 2014 | 5733 Views
BOTSWANA authorities have lamented the increasing influx of sex workers in that country's capital city Gaborone amid indications that police in the neighbouring country were engaged in daily blitz to ...

by Staff reporter

Zim contributes the greatest number of immigrants to SA

15 July 2014 | 2442 Views
Pretoria - Zimbabwe contributes the greatest number of immigrants to South Africa, Statistician General Pali Lehohla said in Johannesburg on Tuesday."As you can see, Zimbabwe accounts for the ...

by Sapa

South Africa refused to budge on its new immigration laws

15 July 2014 | 5643 Views
THE South African government on Monday said it would not budge on its new immigration laws but pledged to "deal" with the problems raised in the implementation of those regulations.The new...

by Mashudu Netsianda

Zambia's Sata releases photos to quell illness talk

14 July 2014 | 3210 Views
ZAMBIA released photographs of President Michael Sata chairing a cabinet meeting on Monday, allaying speculation that the 77-year-old leader was critically ill.An Israeli official told Reuter...

by Reuters

SA permit facilitation centres not for Zim permits

14 July 2014 | 8575 Views
South Africa's Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba launched SA visa and permit facilitation centres in all nine provinces today.  The department appointed Visa Facilitation Services Globa...

by Staff reporter

Desmond Tutu 'a son of Satan'

14 July 2014 | 5483 Views
Johannesburg - Jesus Christ would not have approved of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu's support for assisted suicide for the terminally ill, the Christian Democratic Party (CDP) said on Monday....

by Sapa

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