• Kenya: Widow Shames Dead Beat Husband on His Burial Day

    There was drama at a burial when a scorned widow delivered a shocking eulogy, calling the deceased a dead beat father among other things. In her eulogy, the woman, identified as Nancy Muteshi, had no kind words to her late husband who she accused of abdicating his duties and failing to provide for his children. While the mourners listened in shock, the woman recounted the difficulties she was subjected to by her husband after he abandoned her with two children to marry another wife. "Nawasalimu katika jina la Yesu, Bwana asifiwe, kwa majina naitwa Nancy Ngarai Muteshi, niliolewa na bwana James mwaka wa elfu mbili na moja. Na nikafanikiwa kupata naye watoto wawili. Nilikaa na James kwa uzuri,

  • Huffington Post South Africa

    Is The EFF 2019's Dark Horse? Let's Look At The Numbers...

    Provincial conveners in the EFF are gearing up for a political showdown come the 2019 national elections, saying they are hopeful of increased voter support across the board. The red berets have raked up extraordinary numbers in the polls for a party conceived in 2013. It only had a year to prepare for the national elections in 2014 and two more thereafter to rally support in the local government arena. After South Africa went to the polls in 2014, the EFF became the second largest opposition party behind the DA, its supporters affording the party 25 seats in parliament. This compared to other parties who have spent a considerably longer time in South Africa's political landscape - like the United

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    EFF's Ndlozi: 'Whites Who Go To Oz Are Running Away From Themselves'

    EFF spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi says white South Africans thinking of emigrating to Australia are "running away from themselves". Ndlozi was speaking during an exclusive interview with HuffPost on Wednesday. "Nobody is promising white people punishment, murder, torture or any of those things... What they are afraid of is themselves, not us. Black people everywhere in the world have never coordinated a racist project against anybody," Ndlozi said. "The race problem was created by white people, we are trying to resolve it ... and we are trying to solve it in ways that we are not affected by their toxic hate ... We are talking about the creation of an equal society wherein you are judged not by

  • AllAfrica.com

    Zimbabwe: Mugabe Admits to 'Externalising' Funds

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    Maimane Distances Himself From Zille's Life Esidimeni Tweet

    DA leader Mmusi Maimane has distanced himself from Western Cape premier Helen Zille's tweet questioning what the families of the Life Esidemeni victims had done about the situation, Eyewitness News (EWN) reported. Maimane reportedly said he does not support Zille's views on the matter. On Monday, former deputy chief justice Dikgang Moseneke released his findings following the Life Esidimeni arbitration hearings. He ordered that each claimant should be paid R1-million in compensation for breach of the Constitution, R180,000 in general damages, and R20,000 for funeral costs. At least 144 mentally ill patients died, many in horrific circumstances, after the Gauteng department of health moved them

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    Zimbabwe: South Africa Minister Pays Beitbridge Border Post Surprise Visit

    South Africa's Home Affairs Minister Mr Malusi Gigaba yesterday made a surprise visit to Beitbridge Border Post following reports of dereliction of duty by immigration officers at the port of entry. Mr Gigaba was accompanied by some senior officials from his ministry. Sources at the border said the minister's visit was in response to a video of one female immigration officer, who was caught on camera while devoting much time on her smartphone rather than clearing travellers. Soon after the video leaked, the female officer and three supervisors were suspended. "He arrived at around midday and we are yet to get details of some of his findings though indications are that he discovered that several

  • South Africa: The Rain Will Come

    Evangelist Angus Buchan is convinced that his "It's Time" mass prayer gathering in Mitchells Plain this weekend will be blessed with rain, he told News24. "Take your soap and your towel and have the best shower that you've [had] for three years," he added. Buchan spoke to News24 telephonically while he was on a break from his busy schedule, riding his horse. He said he was confident that his God would pull through and bring much-needed rain to the parched Western Cape, which has been declared a disaster zone. "I can't wait to come and join you. I'm looking forward to the people, to the people of Cape Town," said Buchan. However, while he pointed out that the lack of rain in Cape Town was his