Africa Union

Lesotho ex-PM Thomas Thabane charged with murdering wife

AFPLesotho's former Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has been charged with the 2017 murder of his estranged wife Lipolelo Thabane. His current wife, Maesaiah, was charged with the same crime last year. She was living with Mr Thabane at the time of ..

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Africa Union

Nick Mwendwa: Kenya FA boss bailed after being charged with four counts of fraud

Football Kenya Federation (FKF) President Nick Mwendwa has been released on bail after being charged with four counts of fraud by the country's Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI). The total amount of money Mwendwa and others, who were ..

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South Africa

Sars appeals to ConCourt to keep Zuma’s tax secrets

The South African Revenue Service (Sars) has approached the constitutional court for direct leave to appeal a far-reaching high court order compelling it to hand over Jacob Zuma’s tax returns for his time as president to two media houses. The deadli..

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South Africa

ANC halts mayoral elections in Limpopo

The ANC’s national executive committee (NEC) has resolved that some outgoing mayors in Limpopo province stay on until disputes related to the qualifications and credentials of this year’s candidates are resolved. The province had the highest number..

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South Africa

Ramaphosa slams ‘unscientific’ travel bans

President Cyril Ramaphosa has slammed travel bans imposed on South Africa as countries around the world continue to react with apprehension to the emergence and reporting of the Covid-19 Omicron variant. He was speaking during the Forum on China-Afr..

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Lifestyle

Josephine Baker joins French Pantheon of the great

PARIS - French-American dancer, singer, actress and rights activist Josephine Baker will become the first black woman to enter France's Pantheon mausoleum of revered historical figures on Tuesday, nearly half a century after her death. Baker wil..

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South Africa

5 important things happening in South Africa today

Here’s what is happening in and affecting South Africa today: Coronavirus: In South Africa, there have been 2,273 new cases of Covid-19, taking the total reported to 2,963,679. Deaths have reached 89,822 (+25), while recoveries have climbed to 2,849..

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World

Maxwell portrayed as both predator and scapegoat in opening arguments at trial

Issued on: 30/11/2021 - 02:53 Ghislaine Maxwell's criminal trial got under way on Monday, with a prosecutor saying the British socialite lured underage girls for the late financier Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse, while a defense lawyer urge..

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Africa Union

Why broken African phones are shipped to Europe

Eric ArthurEric Arthur does not have much time for hobbies - he spends most weekends driving all over Ghana collecting broken mobile phones. From his home in Cape Coast he can rove more than 100 miles (160km) in one weekend visiting repair shops and ..

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World

Far-right pundit Zemmour set to announce French presidency bid Tuesday

Issued on: 29/11/2021 - 23:39 French far-right pundit Eric Zemmour will announce he is running for president, a member of his entourage told AFP Monday, after recent polls showed his popularity falling after a turbulent few weeks. "A message to ..

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World

PSG’s Lionel Messi wins football’s Ballon d’Or for seventh time

Issued on: 29/11/2021 - 22:01 Argentina's Lionel Messi won the Ballon d'Or award for the best player in the world for a record-stretching seventh time on Monday, beating Robert Lewandowski and Jorginho to lift soccer's most prestigio..

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South Africa

South Africa’s vaccine mandates face legal challenge

Civil society group Afriforum says it will oppose the introduction of Covid-19 vaccination mandates in South Africa, citing Constitutional issues. In a national address on Sunday evening (28 November), president Cyril Ramaphosa said that government ..

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