South Africa’s black Chief Justice berated the government and corporations for hiring white males to defend them in courts.
Speaking at a Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry luncheon, Mogoeng Mogoeng said: “There’s still a lot to be done to … Read the rest
Mauritius appointed Ameenah Firdaus Gurib-Fakim as its first woman president on Thursday after her predecessor stepped down from the the ceremonial position last week.
“It is the first time in the history of Mauritius that a woman has acceded to … Read the rest
A bomb blast hit a busy meat market in Nigeria’s northeastern city of Maiduguri on Tuesday, killing as many as 50 people, an eyewitness and a hospital source told Reuters.
The bomb which was concealed under a butcher’s table in … Read the rest
Top criminal defense lawyers in Washington say Democratic presidential front runner Hillary Clinton could face scrutiny, amid mounting disclosures about the tangled finances of her family’s foundation.
The new book “Clinton Cash” by Peter Schweizer, an investigative reporter affiliated with … Read the rest
There was no celebrations to mark Africa Day in Kenya, but the country’s President Uhuru Kenyatta is urging the continent to work together to fight extremism.
Africa has 54 countries, but only six; Ghana, Mali, Namibia, Zambia, Lesotho and Zimbabwe … Read the rest
The petition on the website www.change.org, had about 15000 signatures last night.
It calls for the EU to allow white South Africans, Namibians and Zimbabweans to be given automatic European citizenship.
The petition has over 15000 signatures.
Rodrigo de Campos, … Read the rest
An Exxon Mobil spokesman said this week that the company has decided not to be involved in the Clinton Global Initiative this year. The oil company said its decision was unrelated to recent scrutiny of the foundation, but this is … Read the rest
Kenya’s deputy president, William Ruto, has told worshippers at a church service in Nairobi that homosexuality is not welcome in the east African nation.
Ruto’s comments came on the day US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Kenya promoting … Read the rest
Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor recently launched the “We are Africa mobile app” which is an online platform in which the public can pledge their support against xenophobia.
The application’s creators embody the very message of the anti-xenophobia campaign … Read the rest
BP is no longer trading in Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Namibia, Swaziland, Lesotho, Botswana or Malawi.
In some of these countries had a BP presence for almost a century. Were all these BP associate companies suddenly unprofitable or was … Read the rest
Rapidly growing numbers of black immigrants have reshaped the overall black population in the United States in recent decades, particularly in Washington and other cities with large U.S.-born African American communities, a new report says.
A record 3.8 million foreign-born … Read the rest
Former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari defeated incumbent Goodluck Jonathan in Nigeria’s presidential poll by 2.57 million votes, the country’s electoral commission announced on Wednesday, ending Jonathan’s rule of Africa’s most populous nation.
Three decades after seizing power in a military … Read the rest
During a time when the gaze of the world’s technology lovers is firmly on technologically developed areas such as North America, East Asia and Europe, the notion that one of the least developed areas on the planet, Africa, could soon … Read the rest
A lucrative black market exists for the body parts of albinos, who are believed by some to possess magical powers that can bring good luck. But as police in Tanzania crack down on the grisly trade, activists in neighbouring Malawi … Read the rest