Entertainment

Meet the puppet who has called out his creator for racism

"Chester is a guy who says crazy things and gets away with it – he's a tiny little ball of rubber, so you can't really...

Planet Drum unites global percussionists in common rhythm

Placeholder while article actions loadNASHVILLE, Tenn. — A Grammy-winning group of the world’s top percussionists has reunited after 15 years on a new record that...

Pretoria-Born Billionaire Elon Musk Says Violence and Bullying in South Africa Motivated Him

Elon Musk recently shared that growing up in South Africa was difficult on him and opened up about his struggles with bullyingThe Telsa CEO said...

Metallica, Mariah Carey headline Global Citizen NYC concert

NEW YORK (AP) — Metallica, Mariah Carey and The Jonas Brothers will headline a free concert in New York’s Central Park next month marking the...

South Africa to charge 14 miners with the rapes of 8 women

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African prosecutors have charged seven self-employed miners with the rapes of eight women nearly two weeks ago in Krugersdorp, west of...

African News

Pressure, crowd, altitude: Challenges rack up for All Blacks

Former New Zealand No. 8 Kieran Read paused for a moment this week when looking for a word to best describe the South African rugby...

Kenyans anxious for news on next president, two days after tight vote

Opposition leader Odinga faces Deputy Pres. RutoElection commission yet to say when it'll announce winnerKenyans anxious for updates; media tallies inconclusivePrevious elections marred by violence,...

Africa CDC in ‘advanced’ talks to obtain monkeypox vaccines

NAIROBI, Kenya -- Africa’s public health agency says the continent of 1.3 billion people still does not have a single dose of the monkeypox vaccine,...

S.Africa’s MTN first-half earnings jump 46.5%

South African mobile operator MTN Group said on Thursday its first-half earnings surged 46.5 per cent as it added more subscribers. MTN, which operates across...

From Dos Santos to Mugabe – the burial disputes over ex-leaders – BBC

From Dos Santos to Mugabe - the burial disputes over ex-leaders BBC

South Africa hosts Zimbabwe’s foreign minister

Zimbabwe's Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Frederick Shava is leading his country's delegation in Pretoria, attending the mid-term review of the Bi-National Commission...

Politics

Illegal Mining: Gwede Mantashe Reveals It Will Take 17 Years to Close Abandoned Mine Shafts

Gwede Mantashe, Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, says that closing all the abandoned mineshafts in South Africa is an enormous feat that will take...

Parliament to probe claims of Zizi Kodwa cover-up – report

Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Intelligence (JSCI) has been told to investigate whether Deputy State Security Minister Zizi Kodwa was involved in a cover up...

Uganda – Is Co-Opting the Opposition Shrewd Politics or a Desperate Ploy?

Uganda's oldest opposition party is now allied to President Museveni's NRM. Last month, one of the longest standing features of Uganda's political landscape crumbled as...

African schools’ curricula influenced by colonial masters

Towards ensuring that African challenges are addressed by Africans by deploying both human and natural resources the continent is endowed with, a non-governmental organisation is...

The Braai`s dark past – OPINION

The Braai`s dark past - OPINION | Politicsweb OPINION The Braai's dark past Andrew Donaldson | 10 August 2022 Andrew Donaldson on British reaction to...

Pauline Hanson secures website domains after auDA review

Pauline Hanson appears set to secure dozens of online addresses for a divisive new campaign after several sites were about to be shut down. The...