Category Archives: Arts and Culture

President Cyril Ramaphosa congratulates new President of Cuba, Miguel ...

President Ramaphosa congratulates the new President of Cuba

President Cyril Ramaphosa has congratulated the new President of the Republic of Cuba, His Excellency Miguel Diaz-Canel, after the Cuban National Assembly …

UN Health Agency: Dengue Vaccine Shouldn’t Be Used Widely

The World Health Organization says the first-ever vaccine for dengue needs to be dealt with in “a much safer way,” meaning that the shot should mostly be given to people …

ARAB LEAGUE, SOUTH AFRICA EXPRESS SUPORT FOR MOROCCO’S BID TO ...

DHAHRAN, SAID ARABIA– Morocco’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, Nasser Bourita, says the 29th Arab Summit held in the Saudi city of Dhahran this week has unanimously affirmed …

PRESIDENT RAMAPHOSA LEADS ANNUAL GANDHI WALK IN SOUTH AFRICA

JOHANNESBURG– South African President Cyril Ramaphosa led nearly 5,000 people at the annual ‘Gandhi Walk’ in Lenasia, an Indian township south of Johannesburg, seeking to promote community awareness and fitness …

Africa’s Richest Woman to Speak at Yale Student Event

On April 13, Isabel dos Santos, Africa’s richest woman, is scheduled to speak at a student-led event at Yale University. Dos Santos is the former chairwoman of Sonangol, Angola’s state-owned …

Africans Remember ‘Fearless’ Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the South African icon who fought tirelessly, visibly, and at great personal cost to bring racial equality to South Africa, is being celebrated in death with vows that …

Congo’s Talented Artists Struggle for Recognition

Painter Eddy Kamuanga Ilunga’s tiny, sweltering Kinshasa studio seems worlds away from his glittering, well-received foreign exhibitions.

The 25-year-old painter says he is inspired by his country’s vast cultural and …

South Sudan’s Former Strongman Forms a Rebel Group

The former head of the South Sudan army, the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA), has formed a new rebel group known as the South Sudan United Front (SSUF).

General Paul …

Municipalities get guidelines for Mam’ Winnie funeral

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has written to provinces and municipalities to provide them with guidelines for funeral arrangements for struggle heroine, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

Madikizela-Mandela, …

Former S. African President Zuma Appears in Court on Corruption ...

Former South African President Jacob Zuma appeared in court Friday to face corruption charges. The appearance was brief but significant, coming just under two months after his resignation.

Addressing supporters …