Africa scenery

Banana thrown at Richarlison as Brazil beat Tunisia 5-1

Brazilian striker Richarlison shoots the ball during the friendly soccer match between Brazil and Tunisia at Parc des Princes in Paris on 27 September 2022 (AFP) The match at the Parc des Princes was also briefly interrupted in the first half as the crowd was twice implored not to point laser pens at the Brazilian […]

Africa scenery

South Africa’s cheapest double cabin bakkie 2022: top 5 list

Since many double-cab bakkies are used for recreational purposes and are often used in urban areas where automatic transmissions make driving easier and less stressful, the automatic transmission trend is understandable. The machine makes it easy to tow and head into the wilderness, making it a smart buy for anyone with an active lifestyle. Like […]

Africa scenery

Breaking news and headlines of the day, Monday, September 26, 2022

A lot can change overnight, but we’ll keep you up to date with the latest news and headlines from South Africa on Monday, September 26, 2022. A beloved young couple were killed in a HORRIFIC when a truck’s brakes failed before it hit at least 10 cars. In a terrible family tragedy, a Kuilsriver father […]

Africa scenery

A 39-year-old holidaymaker is killed by a great white shark in South Africa during a morning swim

A screaming woman was killed in a horrific attack by a great white shark while taking an early morning swim this morning as she celebrated a bank holiday weekend. The 39-year-old victim was in shallow water when the deadly predator came quickly from deep water and grabbed her in its jaws near other swimmers. The […]

Africa scenery

Today’s breaking news and headlines, Saturday September 24, 2022

We have the latest news and headlines in South Africa on Saturday 24th September. The man was airlifted to hospital in critical condition after suffering burns all over his body. He was electrocuted while working at a power station in Kempton Park. Horrifying scenes were seen in Lydenburg, Mpumalanga on Friday – after a getaway […]

Africa scenery

SA: Sha Sha releases the album I’m Alive

The release follows a listening session where the 28-year-old BET Award winner hosted local media and music professionals at Sony Music Entertainment Africa’s offices in Rosebank, Johannesburg. The record affirms Sha Sha’s dominance in the Amapiano scene while expanding its creativity into bolder, more soulful R&B terrain. He enjoys collaborations with top local artists including […]

Africa scenery

Nine must-see hotspots of queer history in Africa

Historically, the LGBTQ+ community across Africa has faced adversity, from homophobic prejudice to navigating safe spaces to thrive, especially in countries where it is illegal to exist. Whether it’s Uganda’s anti-gay legislation or Cameroon’s transgender arrests, many African countries are known as hostile places for LGBTQ+ people to visit, let alone live. As a result, […]

Africa scenery

Def Jam teams up with Nigeria-based Native Records

The deal, a joint venture partnership, was made public on Tuesday by Def Jam Chairman and CEO Tunji Balogun and Native Networks co-founders Seni Saraki and Teni Zaccheaus. The development comes a year after Balogun took charge of the US label, which launched its African division in 2020 and currently boasts an impressive list of […]

Africa scenery

African agribusiness startups raise $1 billion in 5 years, just 1% of global funds

Africa has seen a substantial increase in the volume of venture capital entering the continent. While the majority of investment is going to Africa’s booming fintech sector, agribusiness startups are also seeing a surge in investor interest. Last year, $482.3 million was invested in the agribusiness industry in 2021, a 250% increase from 2020, according […]

Africa scenery

Garden Route opens my eyes to the beauty of South Africa…

The first time I discovered South Africa as an American tourist was on a road trip along the Garden Route – and it was a whirlwind of mini-adventures and significant accomplishments. On the first day, I piled into a minibus with my padded hiking backpack with the 14 American colleagues. We had just moved to […]

Africa scenery

Today’s latest news and headlines, Friday, September 16, 2022

We have the latest news and headlines from South Africa on Friday 16th September. Heavy rains, strong winds and snow are expected soon in several parts of South Africa. 1-20cm of snow is thought to be expected. Eskom plans to request a MASSIVE tariff increase from 1 April 2023/24. It was announced on Thursday. Here […]

Africa scenery

Deadly mining dam collapse destroys livelihoods in South Africa

Several people were reportedly killed after a mine dam burst and caused flooding that washed away homes and cars in central South Africa, officials said on Sunday. Television footage showed a river of mud and water flowing from the disused diamond mine and into a nearby residential area. It was covering roads and sweeping homes […]

Africa scenery

Farmington Jazz Trio D’DAT Travels to Africa for WOMAD Safari Event

D’DAT will travel to Johannesburg, South Africa in early October to perform at the 40th annual WOMAD South African Safari festival. The event which will feature indigenous musicians from this host country, as well as those from Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United States. D’DAT will be joined on this trip by Shiprock native […]

Africa scenery

Homes swept away after mining dam burst in South Africa

Johannesburg — A mine dam burst and caused flooding that washed away homes and cars in central South Africa, officials said on Sunday, forcing residents to be evacuated. Television footage showed a river of mud and water flowing from the mine and into a nearby residential area, covering roads and washing away homes, in Jagersfontein, […]

Africa scenery

South Africa’s first black female bandleader is making waves in the local music scene

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register JOHANNESBURG, Sept 9 (Reuters) – South Africa’s first black female conductor, Ofentse Pitse, who founded her music collective Anchored Sound aged 27, is pushing the boundaries of a traditional orchestra in hoping to create a Coachella-level experience. With the help of 20 singers and 19 musicians, […]

Africa scenery

Bahamian Olympic sprinter shot and killed outside nightclub

Bahamian Olympic sprinter Shavez Hart was shot dead outside a nightclub in the Caribbean nation as he tried to break up a fight, TMZ reported. Royal Bahamas Police say the 29-year-old athlete was shot and killed in the early hours of Saturday. Authorities said Hart was fatally shot in the parking lot during a physical […]

Africa scenery

Breaking news and headlines of the day, Monday, September 5, 2022

A lot can change overnight, but we’ll keep you up to date with the latest news and headlines from South Africa on Monday, September 5, 2022. The frustrating congestion in Pretoria CBD caused by taxis is finally coming to an end. The town of Tshwane has planned to clean up the disorderly traffic. Auditor General […]

Africa scenery

Fall 2022 Visual Arts Guide: Art Institute showcasing the arts of Africa in a major exhibition

When people think of the Art Institute of Chicago, African art is probably not the first thing that comes to mind, according to a museum curator. “This is one of our great challenges or initiatives or ambitions – to make it better known,” said Constantine Petridis, museum president and curator of African Arts. “It’s always […]

Africa scenery

PA week in pictures: Europe and Africa | app

This week’s best photos include those documenting the death of former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and the return to school of Ukrainian refugees in Romania. Russian rockets were launched at a train station in the village of Chaplyne on Ukraine’s Independence Day, while revelers threw tomatoes at each other during the annual ‘Tomatina’ holiday in […]

Africa scenery

Breaking news and headlines of the day, Monday August 29, 2022

A lot can change overnight, but we’ll keep you up to date with the latest news and headlines from South Africa on Monday, August 29, 2022. A 3.1 magnitude earthquake rocked East Rand residents in the early hours of Sunday. Several residents have been displaced after their homes were gutted by fire in an informal […]

Africa scenery

Stokes and Foakes light up Old Trafford as England dominate South Africa on day two

Ben Stokes and Ben Foakes produced with bat as England built a full 241 run lead over South Africa on day two of the second Test at Old Trafford. The duo each lifted centuries as England recovered from the early loss of Jonny Bairstow in tremendous fashion, reaching 415-9 before Stokes declared with the hosts […]

Africa scenery

Netflix’s ‘Look Both Ways’ was directed by Kenya’s Wanuri Kahiu — Quartz Africa

Kenyan director, Wanuri Kahiu, entered the top 10 movies ranked by Netflix with her film Look both ways. The film, which was released on August 17, is currently ranked second among the top 10 films on Netflix globally, while it is the number one film in 61 countries, including Kenya, Canada, Bolivia, Sweden and the […]

Africa scenery

Anambra majority leader dies in South Africa

Hon. Nnamdi Okafor alias Akajiugo Awka, the majority leader of Anambra Assembly is dead. THE NATION reports. He died yesterday in South Africa. Nigeria Information Guide Okafor, a second-term Assemblyman, represented the Awka-South 1 State constituency. He was elected in 2015 on the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) platform. See other news: According to the […]

Africa scenery

Breaking news and headlines of the day, Wednesday August 24, 2022

We have all the latest news and headlines from South Africa that you really need to know on Wednesday August 24th. There’s no glass in the world big enough to hold the size of Bell this man deserves. After being ambushed on his property on Sunday night, a farmer heroically went from victim to shooter […]

Africa scenery

Africa: BeReal Social Network Shares Unfiltered, Unedited Moments From Our Lives – Will It Last?

BeReal arrived on the social media scene in late 2019, but only took off when downloads started to skyrocket in 2022. So what is BeReal and is it here to stay? BeReal is based in France and was founded by Alexis Barreyat in December 2019. At this stage, it does not feature any paid advertising […]

Africa scenery

South Africa: The Great Crime of Marikana

They knew a bloodbath was likely, yet South African police commanders launched their operation against the striking miners. One act was essential to turn what had already been a week of killings and clashes in Marikana in 2012 into a massacre. This was the instruction given to the police to launch the operation against the […]

Africa scenery

Super Falcons star Asisat Oshoala finally gets her flowers outside of Africa

Since her first appearance on the scene at the FIFA U20 World Cup in 2014, she has always been destined for greatness. Oshoala is Africa’s greatest player When she first came into the limelight, former Super Falcons star Perpetua Nwkowcha was arguably the best player African football has seen in women’s football. But before Nkwocha […]

Africa scenery

Crypto’s Dominance Across Africa Shows No Signs Of Slowing Down

Despite current market conditions, cryptocurrency adoption, primarily in emerging economies, continues to grow unabated. This reality, in turn, stimulates investor interest in these potential markets. For example, the African blockchain landscape is currently attracting significant funding from leading venture capitalists as well as angel investors. Recently, the Central African Republic (CAR), following in the footsteps […]

Africa scenery

Sauti Sol’s Bien Aime Sol calls for unity among East African artists

Bien Aime Sol of Sauti Sol believes that East African artists have failed to break into the big stage due to their refusal to unite. He believes that if artists agree and team up, they can create good content that can help them compete favorably with Nigerians. Well said most East Africans want to shine […]

Africa scenery

Where is Big Brother Africa 2011 winner Karen Igho?

This is Big brother season, and what better time to take a trip down memory lane and profile one of the most talked about stars of the popular reality show produced? Before Tacha, Whitemoney or Laycon became household names; there was Karen Igho. A multifaceted woman, Igho rose to fame when she won the 2011 […]

Africa scenery

MANDY WIENER: South African MO must react

The government never seems to act preemptively or cautiously, but is instead consistently reactionary, writes Mandy Wiener. OPINION You cannot put the toothpaste back in the tube. Yet our political leaders in South Africa seem to think it’s entirely possible. Every day we see ministers and CMEs scrambling to respond to a breaking news story, […]

Africa scenery

MANDY WIENER: South African MO must respond

The government never seems to act preemptively or cautiously, but is instead consistently reactionary, writes Mandy Wiener. OPINION You cannot put the toothpaste back in the tube. Yet our political leaders in South Africa seem to think it’s entirely possible. Every day we see ministers and CMEs scrambling to respond to a breaking news story, […]

Africa scenery

Survivors tell of horrific gang rape that enraged South Africa

On the morning of July 28, eight teenage models were excited to go on a film shoot. They had been out of work for a long time due to the coronavirus outbreak, and they had been chosen to appear in a music video. The pay was low—they worked almost for nothing—but it wasn’t the money […]

Africa scenery

Overcrowded and chaotic Lagos becomes Africa’s Silicon Valley

This piece by Mathew Otieno originally appeared at MercatorNet (August 7, 2022) and is republished here under a Creative Commons license. Flutterwave is an online payment infrastructure provider headquartered in San Francisco. Its customers include global giants like Uber and Microsoft and tiny local start-ups. In 2021, five years after its inception, Flutterwave has become […]

Africa scenery

TECH QUEENS CHANGING THE MINDSET IN THE GAMBIA

The Gambia is Africa’s smallest mainland nation, both in size and population. It is also home to a growing technology sector, focused on creating and deploying bespoke solutions for Africa’s evolving digital landscape. Among its rising stars are women, many of whom have had to overcome a myriad of cultural barriers to join the industry. […]

Africa scenery

British mum accidentally killed on dream holiday in South Africa – SAPeople

Fatima Issa tragically passed away while on vacation in South Africa. Photo: FB A mother-of-four, Fatima Issa, from Leicester in the UK, was shot dead in a horrific accident while visiting relatives on a dream holiday in South Africa. Fatima, 47, had flown to SA with her daughter to spend a break in the sun […]

Africa scenery

Lewis Hamilton is spending the F1 summer tracing his roots across Africa as the Mercedes star kicks off his tour of beautiful Namibia

LEWIS HAMILTON is spending the Formula 1 summer vacation tracing his roots in Africa. The Mercedes star has enjoyed much improved fortunes in recent weeks, taking his place on the podium in five races in a row. 6 Lewis Hamilton enjoying his summer vacationCredit: @lewishamilton 6 The 37-year-old poses in the desertCredit: @lewishamilton 6 Hamilton […]

Africa scenery

British mother shot dead in South Africa ‘by relative cleaning gun’

A British mother-of-four is shot dead in a freak accident while on a dream holiday in South Africa ‘by a relative who was cleaning a gun and accidentally pulled the trigger’ Fatima Issa was shot at close range by a nine millimeter bullet fired by her relative His relative reportedly cleaned the gun but forgot […]

Africa scenery

Excitement as Lanre Records comes to life in Africa

The African entertainment scene is set to witness a new approach to the promotion, distribution and management of musical artists with the birth of Lanre Records, as the owners of the new musical group have assured music lovers a whiff of fresh air on the music scene. As the music industry continues to attract new […]

Africa scenery

Research Spotlight: Learning from the African Landscape

Dr Nate Lemoine talks about traveling to Africa to start searching for elephant carcasses Coordinated by Shelby Williamson and Kevin Keenan at the University Relations Office Last year, Dr. Nathan Lemoine of Marquette University announced that he and a team of experts would be conduct research in Africa focused on the decomposition of elephant carcasses […]

Africa scenery

Crypto Adoption Figures in Africa Continue to Break Records as Blockchain Investment Grows

Despite the recent crypto market crash, the African blockchain scene has continued to attract significant funding, with venture capitalists (VCs) still betting on the future of the industry. In the first half of 2022, African blockchain companies attracted $304 million in funding, nearly triple the $127 million received in 2021, Nation announced August 3. In […]

Africa scenery

Africa sets targets ahead of UN climate summit

MOMBASA, Kenya (AP) — African officials have laid out their priorities for the upcoming UN climate summit, including a push for rich, heavily polluting countries to compensate poor countries for environmental damage caused to them. The continent will also focus on how countries can adapt to global warming and how best for the continent to […]

Africa scenery

Netflix Africa Executives Talk Content Strategy

Netflix’s Africa leadership team plans to continue spending on scripted and unscripted content across all genres until it digs up the big “Squid Game” type show that captures global buzz. During Tuesday’s “See What’s Next Africa” ​​showcase in Johannesburg, South Africa, the streamer unveiled several African original renewals, some co-production developments, more details on existing […]

Africa scenery

Mixed results in hockey for Ghana, South Africa and Kenya ▷ SportsBrief.com

The various hockey teams representing several African countries in hockey have had varying fortunes at the 2022 Commonwealth Games The women’s teams of Ghana and Kenya suffered defeats, while the men’s team of South Africa won a thriller against Scotland Ghana men will face Canada in the late game which will take place at the […]

Africa scenery

How to find a job in venture capital (in Africa)

You’ll see many articles about getting a job in venture capital with the author (usually someone who’s worked or works in the industry) telling you how often they’re asked for advice on breaking into industry. This is different. I’m not a partner in a seed-stage company, nor did I get a job as a partner […]

Africa scenery

Lavrov of Russia calls for UN reforms to make Africa’s voice heard | app

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Russia’s foreign minister said his country supports reform of the UN Security Council to give a stronger role to developing countries, including African nations. Sergei Lavrov spoke Tuesday in Kampala, the Ugandan capital, after meeting Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni. × This page requires JavaScript. Javascript is required for you to play […]

Africa scenery

How the sports photography scene in Africa evolved and what it looks like today

A brilliant capture is worth a thousand words. These are incredible moments in a game that showcase athletes’ determination, perseverance and dedication after years of hard training, all culminating in crossing that magical finish line or earning that elusive victory on the court. Sports photography, an excruciating but powerful form of the medium, has always […]

Africa scenery

Lavrov’s visit to Africa seen as an effort to counter Western narratives

Nairobi— Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is visiting Egypt, Ethiopia, Uganda and the Republic of Congo this week to try to counter Western blame on Russia for a growing global food crisis. Experts say Russia will push its own narrative about why it is attacking Ukraine and use this visit to show it has friends. […]

Africa scenery

Can a collective of artists in Africa repair a colonial legacy?

As is the case with many social practice projects, she continued, judging Martens’ work in Lusanga in aesthetic terms might seem impossible: there is real money circulating and livelihoods people are at stake. “What do you get by saying you’re an artist? ” she asked. “Funding, first, but also freedom.” An academic would need approval […]

Africa scenery

England bounce back to pound South Africa

AFP, Manchester Sat Jul 23, 2022 11:21 AM Last updated on: Sat Jul 23, 2022 11:31 AM Jonny Bairstow celebrates the capture of Anrich Nortje on July 22, 2022. Photo: AFP “> Jonny Bairstow celebrates the capture of Anrich Nortje on July 22, 2022. Photo: AFP The return of Reece Topley caused a dramatic meltdown […]

Africa scenery

Africa: Morocco’s ‘super women’ edge closer to African football nirvana as delirious home fans erupt

It was a magical night when Morocco slew the giants of African women’s football and beat nine-time continental champions Nigeria. The huge semi-final clash at a thrilling Moulay Abdellah sports complex was the chance for Nigeria to confirm their continental supremacy in one of their greatest tests, and for Morocco’s Atlas Lionesses, it was an […]

Africa scenery

Methanol found in 21 teenage boys who died in South African tavern

The toxic chemical methanol has been identified as a possible cause of the death of 21 teenagers at a bar in the South African town of East London last month. Methanol was found throughout their bodies and investigations are continuing to determine if levels of the toxic chemical were sufficient to have killed them. “Methanol […]

Africa scenery

How ‘Africa Fashion’ at the V&A celebrates the global impact of African creativity

There is a silk and raffia dress from the designer of Cameroonian origin Imane Ayissi and a reimagining of traditional Nigerian ìró by Lampshade Thomas-Fahm – known as Nigeria’s “first fashion designer” – in fact, everywhere you look there is innovative creativity. Open this month (July 2 – April 16, 2023), the Africa Fashion exhibition […]

Africa scenery

Methanol found in 21 young dead in a bar in South Africa

Cape Town, South Africa – South African authorities investigating the mysterious deaths of 21 youths last month in an Eastern Cape bar detected methanol, a toxic industrial alcohol, in the systems of the deceased. Medical experts have yet to conclude whether the amount of methanol was lethal, but say initial reports rule out poisoning from […]

Africa scenery

Methanol found in 21 teenagers who died in a bar in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG — Methanol was found in the blood of the 21 teenagers who died last month at a bar in the South African city of East London, according to a health official. Methanol – often called wood alcohol – is a toxic chemical and if ingested, even small amounts can be fatal. Here is an […]

Africa scenery

Methanol in South Africa, teenage deaths often deadly

JOHANNESBURG – Methanol was found in the blood of the 21 teenagers who died last month at a bar in the South African city of East London, according to a health official. Methanol – often called wood alcohol – is a toxic chemical and if ingested, even small amounts can be fatal. Here is an […]

Africa scenery

Africa: the new ground zero of jihadist terrorist groups, according to experts

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Africa has been beset by jihadist violence, and this is something the United States will need to pay close attention to, observers warn. A US airstrike on Sunday killed two al-Shabab terrorists in response to an attack on partner US forces in Somalia. […]

Africa scenery

Simon Harmer: Can South Africa’s prolific Essex spinner worry England like he does county hitters?

Simon Harmer averages five wickets per league game for Essex in six seasons at Chelmsford Not so long ago, Essex’s South African off-spinner Simon Harmer looked set to play Test cricket for his adopted country of England. Despite already earning five Test caps for his homeland in 2015, Harmer appeared to be surplus to requirements […]

Africa scenery

Nine dead in separate shootings in South Africa, police say

Police are searching for suspects after nine people were shot and killed in separate shootings in two provinces of South Africa on Saturday night, police said on Sunday. The latest spate of shootings follows a rise in violent deaths in a country with one of the highest murder rates in the world. Four people were […]

Africa scenery

Nine dead in separate shootings in South Africa

Johannesburg — Police are searching for suspects after nine people were shot and killed in separate shootings in two provinces of South Africa on Saturday night, police said on Sunday. The latest spate of shootings follows a rise in violent deaths in a country with one of the highest murder rates in the world. Four […]

Africa scenery

At least nine dead in shootings in South Africa: Police | Gun Violence News

Police say they are looking for suspects following the shooting in Gauteng and Western Cape provinces. South African police are searching for suspects after nine people were killed in separate shootings in two provinces across the country on Saturday night, law enforcement said. The latest spate of shootings follows a rise in violent deaths in […]

Africa scenery

Animal epidemics in Africa have increased by 60% in the last decade | app

LONDON (AP) — The number of disease outbreaks that have passed from animals to humans in Africa has jumped by more than 60% in the past decade, the World Health Organization said, a worrying sign that the planet could face an increase in animal-borne diseases like monkeypox, Ebola and coronavirus in the future. There has […]

Africa scenery

Africa: Why are there no black riders in the Tour de France?

The answer is not a lack of talent, as Eritrea’s long history of producing world-class cyclists attests. On May 17, Eritrea grabbed the headlines for all the right reasons. Sprinting to victory on stage 10 of the Giro d’Italia, Biniam Girmay became the first black African cyclist to win a stage of the prestigious Grand […]

Africa scenery

Three arrested in investigation into South African tavern tragedy

South African police said on Wednesday they had arrested three people following the mysterious death of 21 youths last month at a tavern in the township. The bar owner, 52, and his two employees, aged 33 and 34, have been arrested in recent days for allegedly breaking liquor sales regulations, police said in a statement […]

Africa scenery

Africa: Gamer QueenArrow strives to put Africa and women on the global esports map

Cape Town – In a global industry estimated to be worth US$1.38 billion by the end of 2022, according to Newzoo’s 2022 Global eSports and Live Streaming Marketing report, competitive video games, or eSports, continue to grow in value from year to year. Some of the most popular titles include first-person shooter Counter Strike: Global […]

Africa scenery

Company of Heroes 3: North Africa Hands-on Play Preview

I don’t like sand. It’s gross, rough and irritating, and it seeps everywhere. The North African Front fighters in Company of Heroes 3 seem inclined to agree with me. A far cry from the windy, flower-filled Italian beaches we saw in IGN’s latest preview, the other side of the Mediterranean theater is arid, oppressive, and […]

Africa scenery

Simi becomes Equal Africa Music Ambassador for July

The Nigerian songwriter joins the program after the release of his new album. Nigerian singer-songwriter Simi has been selected as an ambassador for Spotify’s Equal Africa music program for July. This announcement follows the release of his latest album, TBH (to be honest) which came out in June. Simi joins fellow Nigerian artists, Tiwa Savage, […]

Africa scenery

Shooting in South Africa leaves at least 15 dead in a bar

At least 15 people were killed and several others seriously injured in a shootout in South Africa when gunmen began “random” shooting at a bar early on Sunday, authorities said. Police said they were investigating reports that a group of men arrived in a minibus taxi and opened fire on some of the patrons of […]

Africa scenery

South African police say 15 dead in Soweto bar shooting

The number of rounds found at the scene indicates a group of people opened fire in the bar, Gauteng Provincial Police Commissioner Lt. Gen. Elias Mawela said. “Primary investigation suggests that these people were enjoying themselves here, in a licensed tavern operating at good hours,” Mawela told The Associated Press. “All of a sudden they […]

Africa scenery

Simi Named Spotify’s Last EQUAL Africa Artist

Global streaming giant, Spotify, recently announced that Nigerian singer-songwriter Simi has been selected as the ambassador for Spotify’s music program EQUAL Africa for July. This announcement follows the release of his latest album, ‘TBH (To Be Honest)’ which was released in June. Simi joins other Nigerian artists like Tiwa Savage, Ayra Starr, Asa and FAVE […]

Africa scenery

South Africa’s president speaks at the funeral of 21 teenagers

Cape Town, South Africa – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered a eulogy on Wednesday for 21 teenagers who died in a bar last month under mysterious circumstances. Investigators said the teens were likely poisoned by something they ingested, while some reports indicated a gas leak may be responsible. Colorful bouquets adorned the coffins of […]

Africa scenery

South Africa holds funerals for 21 teenagers who died in a tavern

EAST LONDON, South Africa (AP) — The death of 21 teenagers in a nightclub tragedy is a crime and South African authorities must step up measures to prevent the illegal sale of alcohol to young people, the South African President Cyril Ramaphosa. “We don’t yet know exactly what killed our children. But we know the […]

Africa scenery

Eskom’s Great War in South Africa of 2022 – OPINION

Eskom’s Great War in South Africa of 2022 – OPINION | Policyweb OPINION Eskom’s Great War in South Africa of 2022 David Bullard | July 05, 2022 David Bullard Says There’s No Need For Foreign Invaders When You Have SOE Employees Ready To Tear The Country Down TO EAT LUNCH If you had had the […]

Africa scenery

Saad Agouzoul: Sochaux signs Moroccan defender from Lille

The North African will continue his professional career at Stade Auguste Bonal following his departure from Les Dogues Sochaux have confirmed the signing of Saad Agouzoul from Ligue 1 club Lille. After going on loan to Mouscron, the former Moroccan Under-23 defender has signed a three-year contract which will keep him with the Cubs until […]

Africa scenery

“I didn’t want to be like everyone else,” says hip-hop star Blxckie

The energy is at its peak now. It’s the moment everyone has been hyped up for the last few hours to come see: the two leading guys in South African hip-hop right now are sharing the stage, facing each other and, if you give it a particular attention, assert their rights to The Throne. Of […]

Africa scenery

Opening of the very first “Africa Fashion” exhibition in London

Britain’s largest exhibition of African fashion is set to open in London, showcasing past and present designers, as well as the continent’s diverse heritage and cultures . “Africa Fashion”, at the Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum from Saturday, is also the first exhibition in the country devoted to this medium. “We wanted to celebrate the […]

Africa scenery

Anger and tears in South Africa after 21 teenagers were probably accidentally poisoned in a pub

EAST LONDON, South Africa (Reuters) – South African mourners on Monday expressed anger and despair over the deaths of 21 teenagers in a tavern over the weekend, with investigating authorities saying said the youths were likely accidentally poisoned by something they ate, drank or smoked. The still-unexplained deaths of the teenagers, some celebrating the end […]

Africa scenery

South Africa investigates mysterious nightclub deaths at Enyobeni Tavern

Placeholder while loading article actions JOHANNESBURG — The buzz about the party has been building all week. End-of-semester exams were ending in high schools in East London, a coastal city in South Africa, and everyone was ready to let loose. So when a local nightclub announced a birthday party for two popular DJs, the timing […]

Africa scenery

South African tavern: 22 dead in an incident in East London

National Police Minister Bheki Cele told reporters during his visit to the scene that he could not yet say what happened at the scene, but said some of the victims were only 13 years. Samples of the bodies will be taken to toxicology labs in Cape Town for further analysis, the minister said. South African […]