Russia seems to be outmaneuvering the United States in Africa. In recent days, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov underscored that stark reality as he wined and dined his way through a tour of four African capitals.
Car crashes, opportunistic criminals, rotting food, decomposing bodies, bankrupt businesses, and water shortages. Welcome to life under South Africa's power blackouts.
Pope Francis starts a trip on Tuesday to two fragile African nations often forgotten by the world, where protracted conflicts have left millions of refugees and displaced people grappling with hunger.
Eight people were killed and three wounded after two gunmen entered a home and opened fire on a group of people celebrating a birthday in the southern port city of Gqeberha, formerly Port Elizabeth, in South Africa on Sunday evening, according to the South African police service (SAPS).
South Africa has signed an agreement with India to reintroduce dozens of cheetahs to the South Asian country after eight of the big cats were sent from neighboring Namibia in 2022.
Malawi has reported more than 1,000 deaths from a cholera outbreak that started in March 2022, the country's health ministry said in a statement Wednesday.
France will withdraw its military forces from Burkina Faso within a month, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs told CNN on Wednesday.
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Tuesday denounced Rwanda's accusation that a Congolese fighter jet violated Rwandan airspace, alleging the aircraft was attacked by Rwandan forces in a deliberate act of aggression that amounts to an act of war.
The Zambian student who died in battle in Ukraine was buried Wednesday in a private ceremony in his home country, a family spokesman told CNN.
Nigerian-born artist Ade Okelarin goes by the name of Àsìkò and uses his work to examine aspects of Yoruba traditions.
The Drakensberg Boys Choir collaborate with George Philippart of The Voice Germany to raise awareness on vulture conservation The post Drakensberg Boys Choir helps vulture conservation through song appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
The cost is not justified, the presidency says of the deal with a R1 billion price tag The post Ramaphosa frowns upon Tottenham Hotspurs sponsorship deal appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Chief executive has recently come to blows with the Minerals Council South Africa, which called for her axing in a leaked letter The post Transnet and mine companies have ‘a brilliant working relationship’, says Portia Derby appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Candidates vying for top positions in the DA will undergo rigorous vetting including audits of their financial records The post DA releases rules of engagement for its elective conference appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Power utility will buy significantly more electricity from IPPs as they come onto the grid, outgoing chief executive De Ruyter tells NCOP The post Eskom plans to spend 18.2% more on independent power producers in the next five years appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Resisting Western influence and retaining our autonomy must be essential components of our international agenda The post South Africa navigates crucial 2023 diplomatic calendar appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Ramaphosa calls on the private sector and labour to work with Transnet and the government to fix escalating problems The post Ramaphosa vows to fix logistics constraints that have cost the mining sector R51 billion in exports appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
According to the Minerals Council, logistical constraints induced by the railway’s setbacks have cost mining industry R51 billion in exports The post Coal miners knuckle down to find solutions to Transnet failings appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Theatre-maker Janice Honeyman’s reimagining of the tale is set to open in November The post ‘Peter Pan’ is coming to the Joburg Theatre appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
The serial manipulation of presidential term limits across the continent is a major concern for the African Union The post The alarming regression of Africa’s democracies 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.
Several major South African insurers have informed customers they will be adding exclusions for a total Eskom grid collapse to their policies.
Economist Sifiso Skenjana argues that telecoms and broadcasting sector regulator Icasa should launch a regulatory sandbox similar to the one the SA Reserve Bank ran for crypto assets and blockchain technology.
South African companies working with lots of data can use business intelligence software to help them streamline operations and run cost-effectively.
On the Galaxy S23, Samsung's bloated system partition is roughly four times the size of Google's Pixel 7 Pro.
Outgoing Eskom CEO André de Ruyter says the state-owned power utility needs debt relief in combination with tariff increases to avoid returning to National Treasury with its begging bowl.
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Eskom has been load-shedding for 100 consecutive days.
MyBroadband compared the pricing of several uncapped LTE products available in South Africa for service providers including Rain, Axxess, Afrihost, MTN, Telkom, and Supersonic.
Heat-generating infrared wallpaper sheets could be a greener and cheaper solution than traditional gas and oil heaters.
WhatsApp is substantially bumping up the maximum number of videos or photos you can share in one message.
Microsoft executives announced the new Bing on Tuesday, a very different kind of search engine created with ChatGPT creator OpenAI.
US Strategic Command said Washington still has an edge over Beijing in the number of ICBMs and nuclear warheads it has in its arsenal.
Bondee is the latest metaverse app trending in multiple countries across Asia, attracting young users with its adorable aesthetic.
Online publication Vice tested ChatGPT with a series of questions about drugs and managed to get detailed instructions about illegal activities.
Kim Jong Un returned from one of his longest-ever breaks from public view to attend a military meeting on Monday.
A Nicaraguan judge has sentenced four Catholic priests to 10-year prison terms, after they were charged with treason and spreading false news, amid what rights groups call a growing clampdown.
Desperate screams for help could be heard from those trapped in collapsed buildings in the Mediterranean coastal province of Hatay where people tried to keep warm around bonfires in cold rainy weather.
Russia was pouring reinforcements into eastern Ukraine ahead of a new offensive that could begin next week along a front where there have been relentless battles for months, a Ukrainian governor has said.
Rescuers in Turkey and Syria have braved frigid weather, aftershocks and collapsing buildings, as they dug for survivors buried by an earthquake that killed more than 5 000 people.
Turkish police have said they had detained four people over provocative social media posts following a massive 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Turkey.
The shortage of desks led pupils from Skofill Secondary School outside Underberg in KwaZulu-Natal to engage in a fist-fight
The newly elected ANC Free State chair Mxolisi Dukwana is expected to take over as premier of the province.
A hand gesture resembling handguns being cocked is how one of the men accused of kidnapping an eight-year-old Cape Town girl reacted to charges being dropped against two of his fellow accused.
A KwaZulu-Natal school principal has been forced to withdraw a letter telling pupils who are members of the Nazareth Baptist (Shembe) church to cut their hair.
Thousands of motorists are frustrated by daily traffic jams caused by load-shedding, but Johannesburg metro police say they are doing their best to ease the situation.
South African football star Percy Tau is preparing for one of the biggest matches of his career — against Real Madrid in the semifinals of the Fifa Club World Cup (CWC).
The United Nations on Tuesday said it was concerned about the safety of journalists in Cameroon after a radio presenter was killed last week, days after the murder of another journalist that shook the central African nation.
The minute he picked up a guitar neo-soul singer-songwriter Alek Blak knew that being an artist is his destiny.
Capetonians are being rallied to join the search for invasive polyphagous shot hole borer which is spreading in some suburbs and threatening the city’s urban forest.
A KwaZulu-Natal man charged with killing the lover of his estranged wife on the outskirts of KwaDukuza in November 2021 has accused police officers of framing him.