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Burna Boy's South Africa concert cancelled over threats of violence
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Burna Boy’s South Africa concert cancelled over threats of violence

The Africans Unite Concert, which Burna Boy was scheduled to attend has been cancelled following threats of violence. After Burna Boy was announced as the headliner of the concert, a number of South Africans took to social media to kick against it. Some South African artists under the umbrella of...
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Jacob Zuma supporters held prayer vigil ahead of his court appearance today

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 783 payments he allegedly received in connection with the controversial multi-billion rand arms deal....
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Winnie Mandela was a hero but her legacy was not without controversy

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 TIME magazine. In 2016, Madikizela-Mandela was awarded the Order of Luthuli, one of South...
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Buhari mourns Winnie Mandela

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 Shehu, senior special assistant to the President (Media & Publicity), in Abuja on Monday...
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Ex late Nelson Mandela’s wife, Winnie, dies at 81

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 Johannesburg hospital after a long illness, family spokesman Victor Dlamini said in a statement....
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Cape Town introduces world’s first water police

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 consequence, the people who run the city decided to...
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White South African woman jailed for racism

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 police officers as kaffirs, a derogatory term for black South Africans that...
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Nelson Mandela’s hands sell For $10m in Bitcoin

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 crypto-currency exchange firm Arbitrade bought four casts from South...
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Burna Boy’s South Africa concert cancelled over threats of violence