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Exposé on Diepsloot Rape Culture Makes Waves

Exposé on Diepsloot Rape Culture Makes Waves

A 43-minute documentary by BBC Africa crime reporter Golden Mtika on the prevalence of rape in Diepsloot has shocked social media users. “This is one of the most dangerous places in Johannesburg,” Mtika says during the film. “If you are found to be walking at night, you risk your life 100%. Rape is something that […]

Zim man(27) gets 259 years jail…Serial rapist David Mamvura to die in prison

Zim man(27) gets 259 years jail…Serial rapist David Mamvura to die in prison

South African law enforcement has warmly welcomed the long jail terms imposed by the Polokwane High Court on 2018-07-11 to David Mamvura, aged 27 from Zimbabwe to a consolidated jail terms of 259 years plus 04 life imprisonment. The accused was found guilty on 31 charges ranging from rape, attempted murder, assault with intent to […]

South Africa’s Umkhosi Womhlanga – Dancing Naked for the King

South Africa’s Umkhosi Womhlanga – Dancing Naked for the King

The royal reed dance also called Umkhosi Womhlanga is an annual festival celebrated in South Africa. Girls from Zululand and small groups from Swazi land participate in this ceremony. This is an annual ceremony in which young maidens take reeds and deposit in Enyokeni Palace where the ruler lives. The princess leads the maidens in […]

Zulu king Goodwill Zwelithini opposes South African land reform

Zulu king Goodwill Zwelithini opposes South African land reform

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has told thousands of his subjects at a traditional royal gathering, known as Imbizo, that he will not allow the South African government to take away land from him. The king is opposed to a recommendation by a government panel which said that the land trust he presides over, the Ingonyama […]

Lions Killed and Ate a Group of Rhino Poachers Who Broke Into a Wildlife Reserve

Lions Killed and Ate a Group of Rhino Poachers Who Broke Into a Wildlife Reserve

A group of rhino poachers were eaten by a pride of lions in Kenton-on-the-Sea, according to the owner of the South African wildlife reserve where the incident happened. The remains of what appears to be three bodies were discovered on the Simbuya Game Reserve along with high power rifles owner Nick Fox said in a […]

Rovos Rail Pride of Africa – Offers a spectacular safari across southern Africa

Rovos Rail Pride of Africa – Offers a spectacular safari across southern Africa

Africa is growing as a tourist hotspot for many young people around the world and unearthing more of its landmark gems only continues to strengthen its appeal. Take the case of the little-known Pride of Africa’s luxury train tour offered by South African private rail company, Rovos Rail. The train allows travelers to journey between […]

Emerging African Real Estate Trends in Focus at The 2018 API Summit & Expo

Emerging African Real Estate Trends in Focus at The 2018 API Summit & Expo

Investors and developers are taking a more informed approach”- Leonard Michau, Broll Property Group. 2018 has introduced more depth in Africa’s real estate markets” – Bronwyn Corbett, Grit We are seeing growing consumerism in Africa”- Gerard Zeelie, Standard Bank Entrenched as the must attend and largest property gathering for senior African property investors, developers and […]

To Fix South Africa’s Dysfunctional State, Ditch Its Colonial Heritage

To Fix South Africa’s Dysfunctional State, Ditch Its Colonial Heritage

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa recently made an astonishing statement: that the country’s governance is collapsing. It takes extraordinary courage for a head of state and of the national executive to be so candid. Ramaphosa’s statement followed the release of damning data about the state of governance in the country. For example, the most recent […]

In Hunt for Clean Jet Fuel, South Africa Swaps Tobacco for Weeds

In Hunt for Clean Jet Fuel, South Africa Swaps Tobacco for Weeds

When a South African Airways Boeing 737 took off from O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg two years ago, headed for Cape Town, it was powered by an unusual fuel: tobacco. South Africa hasn’t yet repeated the jet biofuel feat, but in an effort to cut its climate-changing emissions and promote greener power the country’s […]

Land Expropriation – What Does South Africa Have to Say?

Land Expropriation – What Does South Africa Have to Say?

As hearings into amending the Constitution’s property clause began in Limpopo on Wednesday, citizens had a chance to express their views on the country’s most controversial issue: expropriating land without compensation. We heard from those who have land and those who hope to get it. Amelia Mphela, 50, sat outside the hall and went over […]

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