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'Goblin makes man's privates itch'

46-year-old Mark Peterson, from Lawley, south of Johannesburg says that every time he gets under the covers with a woman, things go horribly wrong.They either dump him on the spot, or disa...Read more

'Goblin makes man's privates itch'

28 August 2014 | 1524 Views
46-year-old Mark Peterson, from Lawley, south of Johannesburg says that every time he gets under the covers with a woman, things go horribly wrong.They either dump him on the spot, or disa...

by Staff reporter

Mourners take clothes off and twerk at funeral

28 August 2014 | 1959 Views
The family of an EFF party worker killed in a crash were shocked when drunk mourners took off their clothes at her funeral and an after tears party.Mourners twerked and poured liquor on th...

by Staff reporter

SA man wants adultery law scrapped

28 August 2014 | 2250 Views
Bloemfontein - Judgment was reserved in the Supreme Court of Appeal on Wednesday on whether adultery should be retained in South African law as a wrongful and blameworthy act causing harm in relations...

by Sapa

Malema, the only South African needing a visa to go to Botswana

28 August 2014 | 4955 Views
The president that EFF leader Julius Malema wanted to help overthrow in 2011 stands in the way of his official visit to Botswana next month.Malema is supposed to attend the Umbrella for Democ...

by Dudu Dube and Mthokozisi Dube

Shoot Malema, chant ANC supporters

27 August 2014 | 2814 Views
Cape Town - About 200 ANC members chanting "Dubula uMalema" (shoot Malema) arrived at Parliament today, saying they were there to defend the ANC from the EFF and its leader Julius Malema.Dress...

by Caiphus Kgosana, City Press

Baby (1-month) awaits surgery after rat attack

27 August 2014 | 1227 Views
Johannesburg - A 1-month-old baby whose three fingers and part of a nose were eaten by rats in Alexandra, Johannesburg is awaiting surgery as her family cannot afford it, The New Age reported on Wedne...

by Sapa

Michael Sata's health fails

27 August 2014 | 3789 Views
AILING Zambian President Michael Sata has not been seen in public for more than two months, prompting a behind-the-scenes power struggle to succeed him.Publicly at least, the government of thi...

by AFP

'SA must address 'skewed' ownership of resources,' says Mugabe

27 August 2014 | 2567 Views
South Africa has failed to take the lead in the industrialisation process of other African countries because its economy is still under white control, President Robert Mugabe has reportedly said....

by Staff reporter

Al Jazeera investigates the battle for Africa

27 August 2014 | 1892 Views
"When two elephants fight it is the grass that suffers"- African proverb  The Battle For Africa, the first in a two-part People & Power invest...

by Al Jazeera

Zimbabwean woman dies in Botswana cells

27 August 2014 | 2719 Views
A ZIMBABWEAN woman died after being denied medical assistance while detained at a police station in Botswana. Nonhlanhla Ndebele, 21, was arrested on Wednesday last week for illegal migration. ...

by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Ian Khama rival's mysterious crash death shakes Botswana

26 August 2014 | 3698 Views
HE was a former stalwart in Botswana's ruling party who defected to become a rising star in the political opposition ahead of elections in October. He was also a musical composer who performed with hi...

by Agencies

'She refused to have sex with my father'

26 August 2014 | 5107 Views
67-year-old Nthabiseng Hlao from from Thokoza, Ekurhuleni, SA, says her daughter stole her husband and now that he is dead, the daughter is trying to kick her out of her own house."I forgave h...

by Staff reporter

Woman wakes up to find rats eating her face

26 August 2014 | 2853 Views
25-year-old Lerato Tsotsotso from Mopedi section in Katlehong, Ekurhuleni, SA, woke up to find that her face was being gnawed by rats."I realised rats were biting my forehead. I screamed and t...

by Staff reporter

Zim man trampled to death by elephant in SA

25 August 2014 | 2634 Views
A man is believed to have been trampled to death by an elephant in the Mapungubwe National Park and World Heritage Site in Limpopo, SA National Parks said in Monday.Rangers in the western ...

by Sapa

Malema back in court

25 August 2014 | 1524 Views
Johannesburg - EFF leader Julius Malema's lawyers were expected to argue in court on Monday why a provisional sequestration order against him should not be made final.In May, Malema's provisio...

by Sapa

Botswana cops gun down Zimbabwean man

25 August 2014 | 3668 Views
A 40-YEAR-OLD Zimbabwean man was shot dead by Botswana law enforcement agents as he allegedly fled from a roadblock in Francistown. Qhawe Moyo from Nkedile area in Mangwe District was in t...

by Sukulwenkosi Dube

36 000 left homeless in Niger flooding

24 August 2014 | 551 Views
Niamey - At least 12 people have been killed and more than 36 000 made homeless in Niger due to flooding caused by heavy seasonal rainfall, the government said.Floods are an annually recurring...

by Staff Reporter

SA police recover head of woman killed for muti

24 August 2014 | 1558 Views
 JOHANNESBURG - Police in KwaZulu-Natal have recovered the head of an unidentified woman who was apparently killed for muti, the EWN reported.Six people were arrested in the south of Durb...

by Staff Reporter

80 shacks on fire in South Africa

24 August 2014 | 1173 Views
Johannesburg - About 80 shacks were on fire in the George Goch informal settlement in Johannesburg on Sunday morning, the city's emergency services said."At this stage there are no injuries or...

by Staff Reporter

Zipra/Umkhonto Alliance commemorates Sipolilo/Wankie Battles

23 August 2014 | 1977 Views
lt was a full house at Berea Park today as about 2000 Zimbabweans gathered to remember our fallen heroes.Both Zimbabweans and South Africans gathered together to remember the gallant heroes who fought...

by Somhambi Zilangwe

Chissano urges African leaders such as Mugabe not to overstay in office

23 August 2014 | 4388 Views
Former Mozambican president Joachim Chissano says African leaders should not overstay in office as this compromises good governance and democratic reforms in most nations.Mr. Chissano told mor...

by Staff Reporter

HIV+ Zimbabweans win Botswana court case on ARVs

22 August 2014 | 1273 Views
Botswana's High Court on Friday ordered the government to provide treatment to HIV-positive foreign prisoners at the state's expense.Justice Bengbame Sechele ruled that the denial of anti-...

by AFP

'US owns the Ebola virus'

22 August 2014 | 4007 Views
A Kenyan businessman has reportedly made claims that the United States government owns the Ebola virus that continues to rock West African countries.According to the ...

by Staff reporter

Increased xenophobic negative sentiment in South Africa - Makhura

22 August 2014 | 2183 Views
Johannesburg - There is an increasing xenophobic negative sentiment against foreign nationals living in South Africa, Gauteng Premier David Makhura said on Friday."Even the middle class is bla...

by Sapa

Zuma insulted SA Parliament says EFF

22 August 2014 | 2622 Views
Cape Town - The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has defended its "staged protest" which caused a disruption in the National Assembly.Party spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi named three reasons for...

by Staff Reporter

Ian Khama rival's mystery fatal accident, 'no foul play' says Botswana police

22 August 2014 | 3146 Views
A Botswana police investigation has found the death of an opposition leader just months before a general election to be an accident, a claim angrily rejected by his party.Police Commissioner ...

by AFP

Mugabe, Ian Khama tiff plays out at Sadc Summit

22 August 2014 | 4643 Views
THE severed relations between Botswana President Ian Khama and President Robert Mugabe played out in the open at the just-ended 34th Sadc Heads of State and Government Summit in Victoria Falls wh...

by Staff reporter

Another earthquake hits South Africa

22 August 2014 | 2447 Views
Johannesburg - A 4.6 magnitude earthquake hit Johannesburg in the early hours of Friday morning, the US Geological Survey said on its website.The quake, which happened around 01:00, is th...

by Sapa

Zimbabwe man linked to a R14 million cash in transit robbery in SA

21 August 2014 | 3740 Views
JOHANNESBURG - A Zimbabwean man and his assumed accomplices are on the run after two police officers were shot on Tuesday morning. It has been confirmed that Nchabaleng Mahlatse and Lucky Sego...

by Staff reporter

Malema's EFF causes mayhem in SA Parliament over Nkandla

21 August 2014 | 2790 Views
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) today created mayhem in SA Parliament by insisting that President Zuma repay the money spent on Nkandla security upgrades. Watch a full report on events above....

by Staff Reporter

SA discontinues temporary passports

21 August 2014 | 2538 Views
Johannesburg - No more temporary passports will be issued from September 1, the South African home affairs department said on Thursday."[The] temporary passport was initially issued as an ...

by Sapa

South Africa issues Ebola travel ban

21 August 2014 | 1165 Views
Pretoria - Cabinet has issued a travel ban for non-South Africans from Ebola infested countries, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said on Thursday.He said South Africans coming from such West ...

by Staff Reporter

'SA does not want land situation similar to Zim'

21 August 2014 | 1165 Views
Caledon - The South African government has reportedly not moved away from its policy on land reform, the country's Agriculture Minister Senzeni Zokwana said on Wednesday.Farmers who are concer...

by Staff Reporter

Botswana closes border on suspected Ebola victims

21 August 2014 | 2711 Views
Neighbouring Botswana has taken the drastic step to bar people who have been to countries affected by the deadly Ebola virus from entering its borders as fears about the disease spreading into sou...

by Staff Reporter

Guebuza mocks Mugabe

19 August 2014 | 8086 Views
OUTGOING Mozambican president light-heartedly teased President Robert Mugabe at the just-ended SADC meeting in Victoria Falls saying the Zimbabwean leader was the only one to have attended all of the ...

by Staff reporter

Ebola doctor who came back from the dead

19 August 2014 | 2849 Views
Dr Melvin Korkor may have survived an Ebola infection, but the stigma surrounding the disease means he faces a constant challenge educating the public about the deadly outbreakDr Melvin Ko...

by Staff Reporter

Sadc struggling to raise $500 billion

19 August 2014 | 941 Views
Regional bloc Sadc is battling to raise $500 billion required to implement the 2007 Infrastructure Development Masterplan, touted as the panacea to the region dilapidated infrastructure. ...

by Staff reporter

Ian Khama to deputise Mugabe

19 August 2014 | 2033 Views
Botswana President Lieutenant General Seretse Khama Ian Khama was yesterday elected new deputy SADC chair while South African president Jacob Zuma landed the SADC Organ on Politics, Defence and S...

by Staff reporter

Sadc court returns under new protocol

19 August 2014 | 929 Views
THE 34th Ordinary Sadc Summit has adopted a new protocol to re-establish the bloc's court that was disbanded in 2010 after Harare protested against its biased rulings that sought to reverse the land r...

by Patrick Chitumba

Zimbabwean murdered in SA mob attack

19 August 2014 | 2611 Views
A 20-year-old Zimbabwean man died following an attack by an angry South African mob at Tshikota village in Makhado, Limpopo province, in a suspected xenophobic attack.South African provincial ...

by Mashudu Netsianda

'Zuma musn't turn Sadc into a market for SA's products,' says Mugabe

18 August 2014 | 6143 Views
Robert Mugabe has said Jacob Zuma should cooperate with other SADC countries instead of trying to turn the region into a market for SA's products. South African President Jacob Zuma and Namibi...

by Owen Gagare, Everson Mushava

Generations will continue, says SABC

18 August 2014 | 3877 Views
Johannesburg - The SABC has reassured viewers that Generations will continue.On Monday 16 striking Generations cast members, made up mainly of principal actors, were fired after failing t...

by Staff reporter

Striking Generations actors fired en-masse

18 August 2014 | 4517 Views
Striking Generations stars have been fired with immediate effect, according to reports.Eyewitness News reported on Monday that Mfundi Vundla, executive producer and creator of Generations, has...

by Staff reporter

'Be grateful,' Mugabe tells Sadc

18 August 2014 | 2582 Views
President Robert Mugabe on Sunday took over as chairperson of regional political-socio-economic grouping Sadc and immediately laid down the law, asserting his authority with a call for member-states t...

by Staff reporter

Mugabe urges Sadc countries to reduce dependence on aid

17 August 2014 | 1256 Views
President Robert Mugabe on Sunday urged southern Africa to reduce its dependence on foreign aid and to make better use of its natural resources such as minerals and land.Mugabe, Africa's o...

by Reuters

Mugabe won't use Sadc chair to settle old scores

17 August 2014 | 1658 Views
The incoming chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (Sadc), Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe moved at the weekend to quell down speculation that he would use his new position as Sad...

by Ray Ndlovu

Kapenta fish war turns ugly

17 August 2014 | 2089 Views
LAKE Kariba is at the centre of an acrimonious fight over fishing rights pitting Zimbabwean fishermen and their Zambian counterparts, with locals accusing the northern neighbours of crossing into thei...

by Vusumuzi Dube and Stanford Chiwanga

Mugabe assumes Sadc chair

17 August 2014 | 862 Views
President Mugabe has taken over as Sadc chairperson and immediately implored the region to fund its activities if the regional bloc is to own them.Outgoing chairperson and Malawian President P...

by Lloyd Gumbo

Jacob Zuma arrives in Zimbabwe for SADC summit

16 August 2014 | 1585 Views
South Africa President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Zimbabwe on Saturday for the 34th ordinary Southern African Development Community (SADC) summit, the presidency said."His excellency President ...

by Sapa

Guard rapes child to death

16 August 2014 | 3636 Views
Police in Nigeria have arrested a 22-year-old security guard, identified as Gideon Musa, for raping a nine-year-old girl to death in the state capital.According to reports, the suspect, wh...

by Staff reporter

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