Articles containing the tag ‘Africa
By Staff Writer On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

Depression Therapy May Involve Electrical Brain Stimulation in the Future

A recent discovery by a study at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) indicates that electrical brain stimulation (EBS) may be utilized as a new strategy to alleviate treatment-resistant depressio... Read more »
By Mvusi Ngubane On Friday, December 7th, 2018

Telemedicine in South Africa: Benefits and Challenges

Telemedicine is relatively new, yet its practice sees rapid growth. It might sound like science-fiction, but advances in medical care have taken away the need for people to leave their homes in order to get med... Read more »
By Elzaan van Eeden On Thursday, November 29th, 2018

Madibaz Cricketers Want to Show Their Potential

The Madibaz cricket teams are determined to make an impact when they compete in the University Sport South Africa tournament in the Western Cape next week. The annual competition takes place in Stellenbosch fro... Read more »
By Sinethemba Mandyoli On Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

Azinga Fuzile Shuts Malcom Klassen in Four Rounds

In what was one of the most anticipated Sunday evenings in East London, Azinga ‘Goldenboy” Fuzile smashed Malcom Klassen in four rounds. Stone, as Klassen is known, gave his back to his opponent in ... Read more »
By Cindy Trillo On Thursday, October 11th, 2018

Can South Africa’s Legal System Ever Work Smoothly?

The South African legal system is flawed. A muddle of pre-colonial, western and common law principles has created a hybrid legal system with its own flaws. Without clearly defined boundaries through which parti... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

Tito Mboweni Appointed New Finance Minister as Nhlanhla Nene Resigns

Former Governor of the South African Reserve Bank Tito Mboweni has been sworn in as the new Minister of Finance following the resignation of Nhlanhla Nene on Tuesday. Nene’s resignation comes after he rev... Read more »
By Nelly Mkhize On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

DUI Cases In South Africa Rocket By 15%, But Are Women To Blame?

The South African Police Service (SAPS) have just revealed their 2017/2018 annual crime statistics and one alarming figure stands out. The number of drivers arrested for driving under the influence of drugs and... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Thursday, August 9th, 2018

ProKid Dies at 37 Following Seizure Attack

Pioneering South African hip-hop artist Linda “ProKid” Mkhize has died at the age of 37 after suffering a seizure attack. According to a statement released by his family on Thursday morning, Pro die... Read more »
By Cindy Trillo On Monday, July 16th, 2018

Report Reveals How Best To Tackle Africa’s Housing Crisis

Housing in Africa is already sparse. Therefore, the World Bank’s prediction that the urban African population will double over the next 25 years is a worrying statistic. At present, 56% of the continent’s ... Read more »
By Rik Snuiverink On Thursday, July 12th, 2018

These mobile games are capturing the imagination across South Africa

Back in 2015, it was obvious which way the wind was blowing. Mobile gaming was taking the world by storm, and it seemed inevitable that South Africa would get caught up in all the excitement. Three years on, an... Read more »