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Jacob Zuma supporters held prayer vigil ahead of his court appearance today
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Jacob Zuma supporters held prayer vigil ahead of his court appearance today

April 6th, 2018 | by Doye Alaba
A vigil in support of former South African president Jacob Zuma was conducted yesterday at the Albert Park in Durban. Jacob Zuma is facing 16 counts related to fraud, money-laundering, corruption and racketeering. It relates to...
Winnie Mandela was a hero but her legacy was not without controversy
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Winnie Mandela was a hero but her legacy was not without controversy

April 3rd, 2018 | by Sidomex
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, an anti-apartheid activist in South Africa and ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, died Monday at the age of 81. This brief summary of her life, which shed some light on her life and time first appeared in...
Buhari mourns Winnie Mandela
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Buhari mourns Winnie Mandela

April 3rd, 2018 | by Doye Alaba
President Muhammadu Buhari has described the passing away of the South-African anti-apartheid icon, and ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, Mrs Winni Mandela, as a huge loss of a courageous woman to Africa. A statement issued by Garba...
Ex late Nelson Mandela’s wife, Winnie, dies at 81
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Ex late Nelson Mandela’s wife, Winnie, dies at 81

April 2nd, 2018 | by Doye Alaba
Winnie Mandela, the former wife of South African anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, died on Monday aged 81, triggering an outpouring of tributes to one of the country’s defining and most divisive figures. She died in a...
Cape Town introduces world’s first water police
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Cape Town introduces world’s first water police

April 2nd, 2018 | by Doye Alaba
The South African city has gone three years without significant rainfall and its six dams are running dangerously low. There was a point, earlier this year water when it looked like Cape Town was going to run out of water. As a...
White South African woman jailed for racism
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White South African woman jailed for racism

March 29th, 2018 | by Doye Alaba
On Wednesday, for the first time in South African history, a woman was sentenced to up to three years in prison for making racist comments. In February 2016 in Johannesburg, Vicki Momberg was caught on tape referring to black...
Nelson Mandela’s hands sell For $10m in Bitcoin
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Nelson Mandela’s hands sell For $10m in Bitcoin

March 28th, 2018 | by Doye Alaba
Late former South African President Nelson Mandela may be no more, but his legacy still lives on. The first black president of South Africa has had a gold cast of his hands sold for a whopping $10 (£7m) in Bitcoin. Canadian...
South African-based Nigerian pastor allows members lick his shoes for blessings
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South African-based Nigerian pastor allows members lick his shoes for blessings

March 20th, 2018 | by admin
A South African-based Nigerian pastor has sent the internet into a frenzy after photos of him having an intense worship session with his members surfaced online.  Prophet Andrew Ejimadu who is the president of Christ Freedom...
This is why this black South African lady is with her white elderly partner
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This is why this black South African lady is with her white elderly partner

March 13th, 2018 | by Sidomex
A South African woman is causing quite a stir on Twitter after she tweeted a photo of herself with her elderly white partner insinuating she’s with him for the money.   Twitter user, identifying as Ninety Four...
Ghost alert: South African lady rides a taxi with an aunt, several years after her death
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Ghost alert: South African lady rides a taxi with an aunt, several years after her death

March 6th, 2018 | by Sidomex
  Yes, you read the headline correctly. The present writer isn’t a fan of the superstitious and credits herself with some solid measure of common sense. Nevertheless, stories such as the ones narrated below are not...