Same sex marriage is a disgrace to the nation and to God. When I was growing up, ‘ungqingili’ [homosexuals in isiZulu] could not stand in front of me, I would knock him out. Jacob Zuma
Tanzania’s governing CCM party candidate John Magufuli has won the presidential election with 58% of the vote, the electoral commission says. His main rival Edward Lowassa has rejected the official results that gave him 40% of the ballots cast. The opposition Ukawa coalition candidate earlier claimed he had won with 62% of the vote. The […]
1. South Africa South Africa is the only African country that is a member of the G20 and BRICS (the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa grouping), and the only African country of the EU’s 10 global strategic partners. This is mainly because South Africa is the EU’s largest trading partner in Africa but it […]
On Wednesday Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), declared 100 suspected Boko Haram members wanted by the military and called upon the general public to aid in the arrest of these alleged insurgents. It will be recalled that in an earlier story, SaharaReporters reported on army’s call for greater cooperation between […]
All African leaders were seen wearing the Indian traditional attire except President Mugabe who hardly comply to things against his desire. He is the only president wearing suit in the group photo. The heads of government are in India for the 3rd Summit of the India-Africa Forum.
Nigerian troops have rescued 338 people from Boko Haram Islamists, local officials say. The captives, mostly women and children, were being held near the group’s Sambisa forest stronghold in the north-east. They have since been moved to a camp for displaced people in Mubi, the army said. It is unclear if any of the 200 […]
A global survey by an American research firm has named Rwanda as the best place to live in Africa Rwanda is the best place to live in Africa. This is according to a survey conducted by a US research firm, Gallup, which ranks the country fifteenth globally. At an index score of 79, Rwanda tied with US […]
King Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi is the youngest ruling monarch in the world. At 3 and-a-half-year-old he ascended the royal dais to become the undisputed titular head of the 180-year Toro Kingdom. He is the youngest ruling monarch worldwide. In the Guinness Book of records, he took the spot of youngest king from Mswati […]