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A shelter set up for victims of Cyclone Idai in Beira in a building that used to be a school.

Mozambique Confirms 138 Cholera Cases After Cyclone Strikes Beira

BEIRA, Mozambique - There have been 138 cases of cholera confirmed in two neighbourhoods of the wrecked Mozambican port city of Beira in the wake of Cyclone Idai, the government said on Friday.“We expected...
Northern Lights

10 Incredible Places To Take In Earth Hour

By Jenna BerndtWhile the appeal of switching off the lights for an hour of quiet darkness may have lost its lustre thanks to load shedding, Earth Hour is...
peter tabichi

Why Kenya’s Peter Tabichi Was Named World’s Best Teacher

CAPE TOWN - A maths and physics teacher from a remote village in Kenya’s Rift Valley has won the $1 million Global Teacher Prize for 2019.Peter Tabichi received the prize at a ceremony on...
state capture

Agrizzi: ANC’s Cedric Frolick Was Paid By Bosasa To Handle Vincent Smith

CAPE TOWN - Former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi has told the state capture inquiry that African National Congress (ANC) MP Cedric Frolick is among the people who were paid by the controversial company.Agrizzi is...
Democratic Alliance (DA)

DA’s Winde: I Don’t Want WC To Be Run By An ANC-EFF Coalition

CAPE TOWN - The Democratic Alliance (DA) says it will try to stop an African National Congress (ANC)-Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) coalition government in the Western Cape at any cost.Political analysts, however, warned the...

Tanzania Travel Guide

Travel & TourismIf you are looking for a great African adventure, look no farther than Tanzania. The country teems with wildlife, it hosts fine safaris, and, of course, it possesses a jewel in Mount...

Swaziland Travel Guide

Travel & TourismWith its outstanding scenery and abundant wildlife, the Kingdom of Swaziland is a nature lover’s paradise. One of the world’s few remaining monarchies, the tiny country, which is almost completely surrounded by...

Sudan Travel Guide

Travel & TourismDue to ongoing conflict, tourists are advised not to travel to certain parts of the country. Check your locally embassy for updates. What to Do in Sudan 1. Red Sea: The Red Sea’s shoreline is...
South Sudan

South Sudan Travel Guide

Travel & TourismTypically, South Sudan isn’t a hot spot for most vacationers, especially if they’re looking for beach bunnies and Western-style fun. South Sudan does have aspects that intrigue tourists enough to lure them...
Ebola Crisis

Africa Top10 News

What Ebola Crisis?One in four people interviewed in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) last year believed Ebola wasn't real, according to a new study,...
Former Minister Nomvula Mokonyane.

Agrizzi: Mokonyane Told Me Not To Worry About The SIU Probe

Former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi claims Nomvula Mokonyane told him not to worry about a Special Investigation Unit (SIU) probe into the company.Agrizzi returned to the Zondo Commission of Inquiry where he's...
Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni

Mboweni: Sanral Must Reverse ‘Very Bad’ Decision On E-Toll Debt

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni says he is "very unhappy" with the Sanral board's decision to temporarily suspend summonses to recover e-toll debt and that it must be reversed "immediately".
South African Reserve Bank Governer Lesetja Kganyago.

Repo Rate Unchanged At 6.75% – SA Reserve Bank

South African Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago has announced the bank's Monetary Policy Committee has left the repo rate unchanged at 6.75%.In January this year, it was announced...
Former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi at the State Capture Inquiry.

Bosasa Managed SA Airports, Various Government Departments Through Bribes

Former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi says Bosasa survived on contracts from various government departments worth millions of rand by bribing a number of government officials.Agrizzi was testifying at the Zondo...
The towering and battle-scarred Scotty is the world's heaviest T. rex and the largest dinosaur skeleton ever found in Canada.

Paleontologists Discover Worlds’ Biggest And Longest-Lived T. Rex

There's a new T. rex in town.Paleontologists have discovered the heaviest Tyrannosaurus rexever seen in the fossil record. This massive predator, nicknamed Scotty, weighed almost 10 000 kilograms, according to a...

Something To Ponder

Due to important feedback from our valued subscribers, we have edited this piece to include some information previously left out. Edited 18 August 2019

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