I’m not a spy, Mafia groups are out to discredit me; South African-Chinese lawmaker

Xiaomei Havard, the Chinese immigrant turned lawmaker in South Africa has denied an intelligent report which accused her of being a spy who shares classified government information with the Chinese communist party. “I have never supplied any intelligence information to any Chinese intelligence agencies. I even do not know who those Chinese intelligence agencies are.” […]

Sending me to jail at my age is the same as sentencing me to death – Jacob Zuma

Jacob Zuma’s supporters appear to be showing no signs of relenting, as they continue to express their support for the former South African president on Sunday morning. Many of them had driven more than 400 kilometers to gather outside Zuma’s remote home in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, where they promised to defy any attempts to […]

South Africa court jails ex-leader Zuma for 15 months after inquiry no-show

The embattled former President, Jacob Zuma, has been handed a 15-month prison term by the country’s constitutional court after failing to appear before it. According to the court, Zuma failed to appear it at an inquiry led by Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo in February. The situation, however, provoked lawyers for the state to seek […]

Chaos in Pan-African Parliament over presidential election

The recent session of the Pan-African parliamentary meeting held in Johannesburg-South Africa was met with some misunderstanding. According to information from series of reports on the issue, the brawl occurred as a result of a disagreement over the selection process of the body’s current president. Since its formation in 2004, the Pan-African Parliament has so […]

ANC should have done more to prevent Zuma-era corruption – President Ramaphosa

In widely awaited testimony to a bribery investigation, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday that the ruling party “could and should” have done more to prevent corruption under his predecessor Jacob Zuma. Ramaphosa, Zuma’s former deputy, was testifying as the new head of the African National Congress (ANC) in a rare instance of […]

I am prepared to go to Jail – Former President Jacob Zuma

South Africa’s former President, Jacob Zuma has stated that he is ready to go to jail after failing to appear before a commission of inquiry on several occasions. The Zondo Commission which is supposed to probe Zuma for Allegations of State Capture run out of patience after his refusal to honor its invitation. Dissatisfied with […]

Uproar as South Africa’s ruling Party Swears Chinese immigrant into Parliament

The appointment and swearing-in of a Chinese immigrant, Xiaomei Havard by the ruling African National Congress (ANC) has so far sparked outrage among many South Africans with the hashtag #NoChineseInSAParliament trending on Twitter in South Africa. The widespread movement objecting her appointment has been joined by top officials like Mr. Zungula, President and representative of […]

Africa’s first-ever virtual communication platform launched

The first-ever virtual platform for communication developed purely by Africans has duly been launched for public use; the groundbreaking innovation has since received attention from many people, especially Africans for its high tendency of boosting technological feats of the continent. The platform named, GlueVP is the brainchild of a Zimbabwean born Professor cum innovator, Richard […]

Cuba deploys medical brigade to help South Africa fight coronavirus

The health giant, Cuba has deployed a medical brigade to assist South African health professionals in the fight against COVID-19 following a formal request from the South African government. The team of 217 health workers is made up of diverse expertise ranging from, community health experts, infectious disease specialists, epidemiologists, public health experts, general practitioners […]

President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa Boycotts UK-Africa Summit

A statement from the Presidency on Thursday confirms that President Cyril Ramaphos of South Africa will not attend the forthcoming UK-Africa Summit scheduled for Monday, 20th of January 2020. The communication states, “The President has taken this decision to give attention to pressing domestic priorities…” He went on to add, that “The President is further […]