Articles containing the tag ‘Africa
By Robert Wiggill On Saturday, March 18th, 2017

Is Obesity a Growing Problem in South Africa?

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), obesity is defined as, “a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have a negative effect on health, both redu... Read more »
By Sinethemba Mandyoli On Monday, January 16th, 2017

Fortuin Nominated for Female Boxer of the Year

For the first time in the history of Cape Town boxing, there will be a candidate from Cape Town who is nominated for Female Boxer of the year and female fight of the year at the same time. In the Boxer of the y... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

Petition to Oust Zuma Launched in Johannesburg

“The President has failed us, and he must go. He cannot be allowed to continue to violate the Constitution and disrespect his oath of office, or to allow the further capture of our state.” This was ... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Sunday, September 18th, 2016

Mandoza Dies of Cancer at 38

Kwaito singer Mduduzi Tshabalala, popularly known as Mandoza, has died after a long battle with cancer. It is reported that he died on Sunday on his way to hospital after experiencing trouble breathing. Mandoza... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Monday, August 15th, 2016

South African Sprinter Wayde van Niekerk Breaks 17-year-old World Record to Win the 400m Race in the 2016 Olympics

South African sprinter Wayde van Niekerk, who won the Sport Star and Sportsman of the year awards in the 2015 SA Sport Awards, flew the country’s flag high on Monday after winning the 400m race at the 201... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Sunday, August 14th, 2016

Is MTN Stealing Airtime from its Subscribers?

Recently, MTN’s Facebook page has been flooded with posts from unhappy subscribers, most of whom complain about mysteriously disappearing airtime and data. In most cases, when MTN responds, it advises its... Read more »
By Sinethemba Mandyoli On Monday, June 20th, 2016

IEC up to no good and they know it – PAC

There is something clearly amiss in the train of thought of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) management, and their hasty decision to exclude the Pan Africanist Congress of Azania from the Local Govern... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Thursday, April 14th, 2016

Has MMM Global Collapsed Following the Shutdown of Republic of Bitcoin?

South Africa – Thousands of MMM Global participants across the country are anxious about losing their investments following the network’s announcement last week that it was shutting down one of its ... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Friday, April 8th, 2016

Is Jabulani Cashflow Ngcobo a Fraudster?

One of Durban’s youngest millionaires, Jabulani “Cashflow” Ngcobo, who currently resides in Johannesburg, where he is living a lavish lifestyle, has been accused of defrauding a number of peop... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

Contralesa Asks Zuma to Grant King Dalindyebo a Presidential Pardon

The Congress of Traditional Leaders of South Africa (Contralesa) has sent President Jacob Zuma a letter and petition asking him to grant Abathembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo a presidential pardon, the presiden... Read more »