The most wanted fugitive accused of involvement in the Rwandan genocide of 1994 has been arrested in Paarl, South Africa after decades on the run, authorities say.
Doreen Nyanjura is a modern politician. She announced on Twitter that she would be standing in Uganda's 2026 presidential election; has a name for her supporters -- the Nyanjuraholics -- and has characterized her platform with a catchy hashtag: #ThePoliticalAntidote.
Nigerian music duo P-Square, with twins Paul and Peter Okoye, are back together and producing their first album in nine years.
For years, Alli Nansolo grappled with whether to cut his son's dreadlocks or not. Although it is not a legal requirement in Malawi, an unwritten policy enforced across government schools meant his son was being denied admission because of his hair.
Standing on the stony ground in the bustling Fifa Park car lot, Rokeeb Yaya is haggling over the price of a dark red car. It is one of a couple hundred vehicles, parked in long lines stretching out across the vast lot -- some shiny and new-looking, others dented and dusty.
Stephen Saad discusses free trade on the continent, the benefits of scale, and his company's response to Covid-19.
Rescuers have recovered six more bodies from a river in southern Malawi days after a boat carrying about 37 people was capsized by a hippo on Monday.
Floods have caused almost a quarter of a million people to flee their homes after the Shabelle river in central Somalia broke its banks and submerged the town of Beledweyne, even as the country faces its most severe drought in four decades, according to the government.
A toddler has died after a boat ferrying more than 30 villagers across the Shire River in Malawi's Nsanje district was attacked by a hippo, causing it to overturn, authorities said.
Nigerian chef Hilda Effiong Bassey has become a national sensation after cooking nonstop for 100 hours, in an attempt to set a world record.
Three people were killed and dozens injured a year ago when the tailings dam at the Jagersfontein diamond mine collapsed The post Jagersfontein class action lawsuit imminent appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
An extract from a chapter in ‘Coloured: How Classification Became Culture’ by one of the authors, Lynsey Ebony Chutel The post Huiskos, identity on a plate appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
In this monthly series, the M&G investigates how South Africa’s fiscal policy has been shaped. The second instalment considers the health budget and why, despite growing to R254 billion a year, the health system is ailing The post The Fiscal Cliff | SA health check: Failure diagnosed appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
The treasury continues to underfund health and education The post The Fiscal Cliff | Treasury is working against the National Development Plan appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Meet the dogs who are helping combat the plant poaching that serves insatiable overseas markets The post Dogs sniff out succulent thieves appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Complaints ranging from gripes about online shopping and cell phones to gym contracts have risen 3% in the past quarter compared with the same time last year The post Consumer goods ombudsman gives back R3.5 million appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Derby exits amid scathing reviews from organised business and, more recently, labour The post ‘Significant progress’ during my Transnet tenure, says Portia Derby appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Mercedes-Benz has made a statement – no more hybrids, the future is electric The post Merc’s electric SUV debuts in South Africa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Clothing and footwear have been the largest contributor to retail trade since October 2022 The post Cash-strapped consumers still spending on clothing and footwear appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Given the effect of global warming, the future of concerts isn’t speed dating but rather long-term relationships The post Build music festivals on solid ground appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
A survey conducted by cryptocurrency exchange platform Luno has shown that South African crypto investors are expressing positive outlooks, with most intending to hold... The post South Africans optimistic about cryptocurrency investments – survey appeared first on Memeburn.
Twitch has introduced phone and email-verified chat options for its creators in a bid to crack down on hate raids and abusive behaviour. The... The post Twitch adds new chat tools to combat hate raids appeared first on Memeburn.
The City of Cape Town has announced it will install wind nets along Hout Bay Beach to prevent sand from gathering on nearby roads.... The post Cape Town to install sand nets to combat southeaster winds appeared first on Memeburn.
My Smart City, the service delivery app that lets citizens report issues and complaints, is now available in Tshwane. The platform previously launched for... The post My Smart City service delivery app expands to Tshwane appeared first on Memeburn.
As part of its efforts to deliver more gaming experiences for subscribers, Netflix has announced the acquisition of Oxenfree developers Night School Studio. This... The post Netflix leans further into gaming, buys developers of Oxenfree appeared first on Memeburn.
The Wikimedia Foundation has announced a campaign in collaboration with the South African creative community promoting the right of access to knowledge and encouraging... The post Wikimedia wants more South Africans to contribute to Wikipedia, launches campaign appeared first on Memeburn.
TikTok has announced it has hit a milestone of one billion monthly users five years after the app launched and despite political headaches. “TikTok... The post TikTok hits one billion monthly users appeared first on Memeburn.
Facebook has announced it is pausing development of an Instagram app aimed at children and will instead focus on parental supervisions tools. The pause... The post Facebook pauses development of “Instagram Kids” app appeared first on Memeburn.
Chipper Cash has launched in South Africa, bringing unlimited free domestic money transfers to locals, as well as a range of other financial features.... The post Chipper Cash launches in South Africa with free P2P payments, crypto investments appeared first on Memeburn.
Twitter has announced it will roll out its tip jar feature to users globally and will also let them send and receive tips in... The post Twitter rolls Tips out to users globally and adds support for Bitcoin appeared first on Memeburn.
Cell C must reportedly still pay R288.2 million for the spectrum it acquired in an auction held a year and a half ago.
Eskom has announced the extension of a load-shedding suspension, which will result in the longest continuous break in the rotational power cuts since September 2022.
In a world where loadshedding has become the uninvited guest at dinner, disrupting our lives and our meals, Defy and Teljoy rise to the occasion, by presenting innovative and cost-effective solutions to the dreading “stage sickness”.
The Hawks have arrested a district municipal manager and businessman. They were implicated in corruption involving R134 million, including blowing R2 million on two laptops.
Openview has announced in full-page advertisements taken out in South Africa’s major Sunday papers that it is hauling MultiChoice to court over their Rugby World Cup rights dispute.
Eskom has returned the first of three large generating units at its Kusile coal power station to service after nearly a year of downtime.
We analysed the value of Vodacom, MTN, Cell C, Telkom, and Rain's spectrum assets – with interesting results.
The utility said the continued suspension was a result of lower-than-anticipated demand and sustained improved generation performance.
Eskom is looking to expand the rollout of smart meters that will enable the utility to manage electricity demand from households remotely.
Telkom's announcement came on the same day that Transnet released a statement confirming Dlamini's departure.
At least seven people have been killed in a fire in a nightclub in Murcia, in southeast Spain, the mayor has said, adding that rescuers were still searching for people unaccounted for after the blaze.
Small, artificially intelligent boxes tied to tree trunks in the Brazilian Amazon are the latest weapon in the arsenal of scientists and environmentalists battling destructive jungle invaders.
Turkey's interior minister said on Sunday that two terrorists carried out a bomb attack in front of the ministry buildings in Ankara, adding one of them died in the explosion and the other was 'neutralised' by authorities there.
Avocados, mangos, bananas and passion fruit - a wealth of exotic produce is growing under the shadow of Sicily's Mount Etna, as the Italian island's farmers adapt to global warming.
Last gasp moves to prevent a US government shutdown took a dramatic step forward Saturday, as Democrats overwhelmingly backed an eleventh-hour Republican measure to keep federal funding going for 45 days, albeit with a freeze on Washington's massive
China on Saturday accused the United States of being an empire of lies, hitting back after a State Department report claimed Beijing spends billions of dollars to spread disinformation globally.
Billionaire Elon Musk on Saturday waded into German politics at a time of a heated debate on immigration across Europe, saying Berlin-funded migrant rescue operations in the Mediterranean could be seen as an invasion of Italy.
The United States is heading toward a government shutdown this weekend with no foreseeable way out of a deadlock in Congress over hardline Republican calls for deep spending cuts.
A man was killed and another injured after a whale struck a boat off the coast of eastern Australia on Saturday, police said.
The US government was on the verge of a shutdown Friday as Congress struggled to reach a deal to keep agencies running, prevent national park closures, and avoid the suspension of salaries for federal employees and military staff.
Rand Water says it will implement water shifting as a management tool to balance its strained systems in Gauteng.
Mamelodi Sundowns coach Rulani Mokwena has responded with humility to lavish praise showered on him by his uncle and South African football legend Jomo Sono.
The pressure on the Springboks has gone up a notch after Scotland did what most expected of them — a rout of Romania to keep up their spirits and prospects for quarterfinal qualification at the Rugby World Cup.
Nigerian President Bola Tinubu on Sunday announced an interim wage rise for low income workers and mass buses running on gas to ease the impact of a petrol subsidy removal, just two days before labour unions embark on an indefinite strike.
Manchester United slumped to their fourth defeat of the Premier League season as an early Joachim Anderson strike earned Crystal Palace a 1-0 win at Old Trafford on Saturday.
This was not the sort of performance that could have had Orlando Pirates trembling in their boots, but it was effective to confirm Mamelodi Sundowns' arrival at the group stages of the Caf Champions League for the ninth consecutive season.
The South African Football Association has thrown its weight behind the African Football League and supports the participation of the South African national team and football clubs in all Caf tournaments.
It appears as if the Confederation of African Football are standing their ground that the controversial African Football League will go ahead as planned, despite reports of a pushback from the Premier Soccer League.
An admitted former street gang leader was arrested on Friday on a charge of murder in the Las Vegas shooting death of hip-hop star Tupac Shakur nearly three decades ago, a long-unsolved crime that became a defining moment in the history of rap music.
Members of the SAPS gathered at the Faith JHB Church in Lenesia on Saturday, to bid a final farewell to Warrant Officer Dalmain Morris. The 41-year-old Anti Gang Unit (AGU) member was shot and killed while taking a witness statement in Westbury last Sunday. The police, including minister Bheki Cele and acting national commissioner Lieutenant General Tebello Mosikili, were in attendance to pay their last respects to the fallen officer.