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Deaths from Prophet TB Joshua church collapse rise to 41

The number of people killed in the collapse of a guest house under construction at the Lagos headquarters of one of Nigeria's best-known Christian evangelical pastors rose to 41 on...Read more

Deaths from Prophet TB Joshua church collapse rise to 41

14 September 2014 | 3757 Views
The number of people killed in the collapse of a guest house under construction at the Lagos headquarters of one of Nigeria's best-known Christian evangelical pastors rose to 41 on...

by Reuters

15 dead bodies recovered from TB Joshua's church

14 September 2014 | 2076 Views
Over 15 bodies have been evacuated from the scene of the collapsed building in the premises of preacher TB Joshua's Synagogue Church of All Nations, Ikotun in Lagos.Public relations office...

by Staff reporter

Bare breasted maidens bring Bulawayo to Standstill

14 September 2014 | 19577 Views
Business came to a halt in Bulawayo this afternoon when adolescents clad in colourful traditional attire with their breasts exposed strolled across the city.The girls believed to be from ...

by Mafu Sithabile

Two seriously injured in SA plane crash

13 September 2014 | 2536 Views
Johannesburg - A father and his son were seriously injured in a plane crash near Alicedale in the Eastern Cape on Saturday, paramedics said.The aircraft crashed in a field before 11:00, said N...

by Staff Reporter

Malema denied Botswana visa

13 September 2014 | 2616 Views
Johannesburg - Botswana's refusal to grant EFF leader Julius Malema a visa showed that its President Ian Khama was a dictator, the party said on Friday."The Economic Freedom Fighters condemns ...

by Sapa

Pistorius found guilty of culpable homicide

12 September 2014 | 4699 Views
Judge Thokozile Masipa has found paralympian Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in the killing of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day last year, SABC reported. Judge T...

by Staff Reporter

'SA faces anarchy without land expropriation,' says Malema

11 September 2014 | 935 Views
Cape Town - South Africa will descend into anarchy unless there is progressive, peaceful land expropriation without compensation, Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema said on Thursday....

by Sapa

Pistorius trial: Judge rules out all murder charges

11 September 2014 | 2725 Views
The judge in the Oscar Pistorius trial has ruled out all murder charges, but says he may still be guilty of culpable homicide (manslaughter).Judge Thokozile Masipa said the prosecution had fai...

by Staff Reporter

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11 September 2014 | 814 Views
Lunch break on judgement day of the marathon Oscar Pistorius case and shocking headline already is that OSCAR IS NOT GUILTY OF MURDER!Pistorius will not be charged with murder. This was th...

by Staff Reporter

MDC Youth Assembly congratulates ANC Youth League

11 September 2014 | 711 Views
The MDC Youth Assembly congratulates the ANC Youth League on the occasion of its 70th Anniversary.Since the ANCYL was formed on this day in 1944 it ...

by Discent Bajila, MDC Youth Assembly Secretary General

Prostitute charges R10 per minute

10 September 2014 | 5201 Views
A prostitute from Vereeniging in Gauteng, SA, says she offers the perfect deal for men who come too fast.She uses her cellphone as a stopwatch!She uses it to work out how much to charg...

by Staff Reporter

Lesotho to be part of South Africa?

10 September 2014 | 3158 Views
Johannesburg - Serious discussions should take place about Lesotho becoming a part of South Africa, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said on Wednesday."The developments in Lesotho are o...

by Sapa

'I killed her because she gave me Aids'

10 September 2014 | 2721 Views
Pretoria - The North Gauteng High Court has confirmed the 10-year jail sentence imposed on a "faithful" boyfriend who throttled his girlfriend in a fit of rage, believing she infected him with the HIV...

by Zelda Venter

Israel 'sex pest' rabbi eludes SA police

10 September 2014 | 1693 Views
A FUGITIVE rabbi from Jerusalem who was once arrested in Zimbabwe and wanted for sexual crimes in his country has once again evaded police.The elderly Rabbi Eliezer Berland fled from the polic...

by Staff reporter

'Thuli Madonsela on CIA payroll'

08 September 2014 | 3965 Views
Johannesburg - South Africa's Deputy Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Kebby Maphatsoe has accused Public Protector Thuli Madonsela of being a CIA plant, The Star reported on Monday....

by Sapa

Armed robbery caught on CCTV - Video

07 September 2014 | 2945 Views friday, 1st Aug 2014, south crest spar, Alberton, Gauteng was robbed.Fortunately nobody was hurt.  If you are able to identify any of the suspect...

by Staff Reporter

ICC case against Uhuru Kenyatta collapses

06 September 2014 | 1376 Views
THE International Criminal Court case against Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta collapsed on Friday as prosecutors admitted they lacked evidence, casting doubt on whether the decade-old court can hold t...

by Reuters

Man's penis cut off in revenge attacks

05 September 2014 | 4142 Views
A man from Kameelrivier near Siyabuswa, Mpumalanga, SA, allegedly cut off another man's private parts in the early hours of Monday.Brigadier Selvy Mohlala said a 41-year-old man was on his...

by Staff reporter

Man raped by women at gunpoint

05 September 2014 | 6346 Views
A 29-year-old man from Katlehong in Ekurhuleni, SA, who asked not to be named, said he was attacked by three women and two of them raped him at gunpoint.He said he was walking from Tsolo s...

by Staff reporter

Controversial Dalai Lama denied visa to SA again

04 September 2014 | 2025 Views
Cape Town - For a third time in five years the Dalai Lama has been denied a visa to South Africa, reports said on Thursday.He had been invited to attend the 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace La...

by News24

Cops accused of killing pregnant woman

03 September 2014 | 2862 Views
About 1 000 community members from Mzinti, in deep rural Nkomazi, Mpumalanga blocked roads connecting their area to Malalane with stones, trees and street signs yesterday morning after they were t...

by Staff reporter

Man arrested for stabbing his mother

03 September 2014 | 1876 Views
A 41-year-old man allegedly stabbed his mum to death at the Naturena extension 19 in Johannesburg.Junior Mlotshwa (40) said that he's known the man and his mum ever since they moved to the...

by Staff reporter

Mugabe could cause Sadc 'democracy deficit'

03 September 2014 | 1462 Views
Johannesburg - There could be a "democratic deficit" in the SADC under the chairmanship of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe," the Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition said on Wednesday."We strongly ...

by Sapa

Botswana's Zebras In AFCON Dilemma

03 September 2014 | 1437 Views
The Bostwana government media reports that the Botswana senior national football team, Zebras, may not honour the AFCON qualifier against Senegal due to the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in W...

by Staff Reporter

Rapist gets 154 years in prison

03 September 2014 | 2548 Views
Modimolle - A Limpopo serial rapist has been sentenced to serve 154 years in prison.The convict, Josaya Oupa Monyeki (34), was sentenced in the Modimolle Regional Court on Tuesday."The...

by Mandla Khoza, African Eye

Julius Malema - South Africa's president-in-waiting?

03 September 2014 | 4348 Views
What will Mandela's death mean for the democracy he created? Julius Malema was the leader of the ANC's youth wing until last year when he was expelled for "sowing divisions in the party". After that ...

by Staff reporter

Kubabhedele abebezama ukugebenga abazalwane

03 September 2014 | 1370 Views
Johannesburg - Kushintshe uhlelo ngesikhathi izigebengu ebezizama ukugebenga abazalwane ngemuva kwenkonzo zibafuna imali nomakhalekhukhwini, zishaywa.Kuthiwa kusuke isidumo kwangathi abaza...

by news24

Notorious Zimbabwean robber nabbed in SA

03 September 2014 | 4458 Views
SOUTH African police have arrested a 23-year-old Zimbabwean national, David Mamvura, who was wanted in connection with a spate of cases of robbery and rape.Mamvura, nicknamed the Hammer Man, w...

by Staff reporter

Prophet TB Joshua's prophecy causes stir

03 September 2014 | 10531 Views
LAGOS - Social media was yesterday abuzz with reports that Nigerian prophet Temitope Balogun "TB" Joshua had prophesied an imminent attack on a presidential figure in Southern Africa."You shou...

by Staff reporter

Sex party turns out to be a scam

03 September 2014 | 3680 Views
Pietermaritzburg - A sex party enthusiast from Gauteng is fuming after he drove to Pietermaritzburg for a "sex party" that allegedly turned out to be a scam.An advert for the sex party, which...

by Khanyisani Dlomo, The Witness

Big Brother Africa cancelled after house burned down

03 September 2014 | 11896 Views
In an unexpected twist of events, the Big Brother Africa (BBA) reality show launch on Sunday has been cancelled after a shattering fire engulfed the BBA House.The house which is located at...

by Melissa Mpofu

46 year old Swaziland king takes 19 year old virgin as 14th wife

02 September 2014 | 7413 Views
King Mswati III, absolute monarch of tiny southern African country Swaziland, has taken another wife in the form of a 19 year - old bride.The palace announced that over 80,000 girls danced...

by Staff Reporter

Zim congregants beat church robbers in SA

02 September 2014 | 3943 Views
Johannesburg - Armed robbers who stormed into a church at the end of a prayer meeting and started demanding phones and money last night got the beating of their lives from the enraged congregation....

by iol

Al Jazeera searches for good governance in Africa

02 September 2014 | 1060 Views
In part two of The Battle for Africa, Emmy-winning Sierra Leonean journalist Sorious Samura travels to Ghana and Botswana in search of that most scarce of African commodities – good governance. ...

by Kevin Kriedemann & Joy Sapieka

Sangoma 'turns man into goblin'

02 September 2014 | 4425 Views
26-year-old Austin Mukonoweshuro from Parkview in Johannesburg claims that a traditional healer promised to make him rich but the scheme has cost the man R40 000, 20 chickens and three goats in th...

by Staff reporter

Help! My underpants are curse!

02 September 2014 | 3111 Views
Jan Tsholota says his ex stole his underwear and beat him with a pan on his head.I THOUGHT having a sugar mama was fun, but then she put an underwear curse on me.This is what a Ben...

by Staff reporter

'Save us from sex noise,' says cops

02 September 2014 | 7363 Views
THIS place is not fit for humans. So say cops who share their barracks with magoshas.Policeme in South Africa complain that the magoshas' sex noises keep them up at night."The men roa...

by Staff reporter

Lesotho PM asks Sadc to send peace force after 'coup'

01 September 2014 | 1481 Views
Maseru - Lesotho's exiled premier on Monday called on the southern African regional bloc SADC to send peacekeeping troops to his country, after claiming that the army had seized power in a coup....

by AFP

SA turns truckers away over Ebola

01 September 2014 | 1910 Views
South African immigration officers at Beitbridge Border Post are reportedly turning away truck drivers plying the Democratic Republic of Congo route where two confirmed cases of Ebola have been re...

by Staff Reporter

SA will not 'drive whites into the sea' like Zimbabwe

31 August 2014 | 4283 Views
Johannesburg - Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe says South Africa is failing to lead the economic development of countries in the African Union (AU) because its economy is in the hands of the white ...

by Nhlalo Ndaba, City Press

Sadc Troika meets over Lesotho

31 August 2014 | 2206 Views
The SADC Organ on Politics, Defence and Security (Troika) is meeting in Pretoria, South Africa with a view of coming up with solutions to the political problems that are threatening peace and stab...

by Staff reporter

Lesotho's deputy prime takes charge of government

31 August 2014 | 1767 Views
Maseru - Lesotho's deputy prime minister, Mothetjoa Metsing, is in charge of government in the absence of the premier, a government minister said on Sunday, a day after Prime Minister Thomas Thabane a...

by Staff Reporter

Widow of Ebola victim tests positive

31 August 2014 | 2738 Views
Port Harcourt - The widow of a doctor who died from Ebola in Nigeria's oil city of Port Harcourt has also tested positive for the virus, the state government said on Sunday.Rivers State health...

by Staff Reporter

Mortuary attendant steals from the dead

31 August 2014 | 3453 Views
A MORTUARY attendant and a nurse at Liteta District Hospital who were appearing in court for stealing from the Zampost bus Chibombo accident victims last year have been sentenced to nine months each w...

by Staff Reporter

ANC condemns Lesotho coup

31 August 2014 | 1401 Views
 JOHANNESBURG - The African National Congress has joined the growing level of condemnation of the coup in Lesotho.The party has called on the Lesotho Defence Force to return to barracks a...

by Staff Reporter

Mugabe's first big Sadc test as Lesotho PM flees coup

30 August 2014 | 4771 Views
The prime minister of the southern African kingdom of Lesotho has fled to South Africa, alleging a coup by the army and saying his life is in danger.Speaking to the BBC, Thomas Thabane sai...

by BBC

Lesotho military seize control of police headquarters

30 August 2014 | 2918 Views
Maseru - A Lesotho government minister and member of the ruling coalition said on Saturday that the country's military had seized control of the police headquarters and jammed radio stations and phone...

by AFP

4,000 Zimbabweans languish in SA prisons

30 August 2014 | 4188 Views
Close to 4 000 Zimbabweans are languishing in South Africa's prisons for various crimes varying from theft, fraud to murder, the Zimbabwe Community in South Africa (ZCSA) director, Ngqabutho Mabhena, ...

by Staff reporter

'Lindela detentions unlawful and unconstitutional,' says SA High Court

29 August 2014 | 2919 Views
Johannesburg - The South African High Court in Johannesburg has ruled that the detention of migrants at the Lindela Repatriation Centre is unlawful and unconstitutional, the SA Human Rights Commi...

by Sapa

Snow falls in South Africa

29 August 2014 | 3993 Views
Johannesburg - Snow fell in many parts of the country on Friday, the South African Weather Service said."Snow started to fall yesterday [Thursday] evening in parts of the Western Cape, Eas...

by Sapa

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