Africa


Reports: Zim Stars Threaten To Quit Afcon Over Wage Row

The Zimbabwe Warriors, including Khama Billiat and Knowledge Musona, have reportedly threatened to pull out of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations ahead of their final group-stage game over an ongoing wage row. The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) and the players have reportedly clashed once again over unpaid wages, on […]


Former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi dies ‘in court’ – state TV

Morsi dies :Egypt’s former president Mohamed Morsi has died suddenly following a court appearance in Cairo, according to Egyptian state television. He was 67. The former president and Muslim Brotherhood leader collapsed after a trial session in an espionage lawsuit on Monday for alleged contact with Hamas. He had reportedly been […]


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Little Daisy writes to President Cyril Ramaphosa

‘Can girls be presidents?’ Little Daisy, he responds asks for meeting. A young girl named Daisy from Buffalo City in the Eastern Cape wrote a colourful letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa .   “Girls can be anything they want in the world today,” Ramaphosa said in a response written on […]


Malema tells Jacques Pauw to go ‘f^*€£ himself’

The journalist’s decision to bring up Malema’s Hyde Park address, allegedly owned by Adriano Mazzotti, did not go down well. The longstanding feud between Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema and investigative journalist Jacques Pauw – best known for writing The President’s Keepers, a bestseller about former president Jacob Zuma – escalated […]


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Why Ramaphosa didn’t fire Bathabile Dlamini

Social media was abuzz with reports that Ramaphosa was warned by the Zuma camp that should he dismiss Dlamini, he ‘would see flames’. President Cyril Ramaphosa could not remove Minister for Women in the Presidency Bathabile Dlamini because he still fears infuriating the strong hand of Jacob Zuma, KwaZulu-Natal and […]