Reclaiming land in South Africa is about symbolism and fairness, not just compensation

Reclaiming land in South Africa is about symbolism and fairness, not just compensation

Land distribution and people’s access to land have always been high on the political agenda in South Africa. Colonization and land dispossession have been a strong feature of the country’s history, even more so during apartheid when land ownership became firmly concentrated in the hands of the white minority. After the first democratic elections in […]

Icons take up managerial roles in Africa

Icons take up managerial roles in Africa

African football witnessed two major managerial appointments on Monday. Former Ajax, AC Milan and Real Madrid star Clarence Seedorf has taken charge of reigning African kings Cameroon, while Nigeria favourite Emmanuel Amunike has been revealed as the new manager of Tanzania. Seedorf, who represented the Netherlands at the 1998 FIFA World Cup, takes over from […]

Nigeria place third at African Athletics Championships

Nigeria place third at African Athletics Championships

Host nation Nigeria placed third on the overall medals table at the 21st African Athletics Championships, behind Kenya and South Africa. On the final day of the five-day event held in Asaba, Nigeria added three gold medals to finish with a total of nine golds, five silvers and five bronze, totaling 19 medals. Grace Anigbata […]

Time is here to get Africa's economies back on track

Time is here to get Africa's economies back on track

On JULY 6 this year Nigeria’s eminent public servant, Africa’s regional integration doyen and scholar-diplomat Professor Adebayo Adedeji was buried at his home in Asuwaju Court, Ijebu Ode, in Nigeria’s south-western Ogun state. The memorial service took place at the Cathedral Church in Ijebu Ode, which I attended. Adedeji was born on 21 December 1930 […]

South Africa tour represents 'a new way' for Minnesota Orchestra

South Africa tour represents 'a new way' for Minnesota Orchestra

Soon, the Minnesota Orchestra will fill an iconic church in Soweto. More than a place of worship, Regina Mundi Catholic Church has been the site of history — a home and organizing hub for those fighting apartheid. But a venue for a symphony concert? That requires constructing a special stage. “That’s the way this band […]

Updated: Officials move to use vaccine against new Ebola outbreak

Updated: Officials move to use vaccine against new Ebola outbreak

Science Picture Co/Science Source By Jon CohenAug. 3, 2018 , 11:50 AM An experimental Ebola vaccine likely will be used again in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to help end an outbreak. Roughly a week after celebrating the defeat of an Ebola outbreak in Équateur province, the DRC has four new confirmed cases of the disease […]

3 Russian Journalists Killed While Probing Reports Of Mercenaries In Africa

3 Russian Journalists Killed While Probing Reports Of Mercenaries In Africa

Three Russian journalists were killed in the Central African Republic while investigating Russian private military contractors and mining industries, their editor told media on Wednesday. Pavel Golovkin/AP hide caption toggle caption Pavel Golovkin/AP Three Russian journalists were killed in the Central African Republic while investigating Russian private military contractors and mining industries, their editor told […]

US Prepares to Reduce Troops and Shed Missions in Africa

US Prepares to Reduce Troops and Shed Missions in Africa

STUTTGART, Germany — Hundreds of American troops in Africa would be reassigned and the number of Special Operations missions on the continent would be wound down under plans submitted by a top military commander, a response to the Trump administration’s strategy to increasingly focus on threats from China and Russia. Defense Department officials said they […]

Live Cricket Score: Sri Lanka vs South Africa, 2nd ODI, Dambulla

Live Cricket Score: Sri Lanka vs South Africa, 2nd ODI, Dambulla

SOUTH AFRICA TOUR OF SRI LANKA, 2018 Cricbuzz Staff • Last updated on Wed, 01 Aug, 2018, 03:20 PM Live Score Updates Sri Lanka 55/2 (10.5 Ovs) Kusal Perera  12 (21) Willem Mulder  1.5-0-9-0 The Faf du Plessis-led South African side would look to build on their fine show in the first ODI © Getty Consolidation After […]