Tag Archives: South Africa

28May/15

Celebration of Africa Day 2015

Universal Peace Federation – UK

Celebration of Africa Day 2015:
The Inspiring Things To Learn From, Or See Developing, In Africa
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18May/15

Former tennis star Bob Hewitt sentenced to six years

Former Grand Slam doubles tennis champion Bob Hewitt was sentenced to six years in prison by a South African court on Monday after being found guilty of two counts of rape and a charge of sexual assault of minors.

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13May/15

Burundi army officer says president sacked

A Burundi army general says he had sacked Pierre Nkurunziza as president for seeking an unconstitutional third term in office, and was working with civil society groups to form a transitional government.

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10May/15

Africa’s richest man looking at Arsenal

Africa’s richest man, Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote, hoping to buy top English side Arsenal one day, but critics say the business mogul should invest in local soccer instead.

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10May/15

South Africa’s opposition Democratic Alliance votes in first black leader

South Africa’s opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) party elects Mmusi Maimane as its new leader, making him the first black person to head the traditionally white party.

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20Apr/15

Peace and security will be consolidated in South Africa, foreign minister says

South African Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane says peace and security will be consolidated after a wave of anti-immigrant violence, as she visits Indonesia for the Asian-African conference.

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14Apr/15

South Africa anti-foreigner violence spreads to centre of Durban

Police fire rubber bullets as a wave of anti-foreigner violence that has killed four people in and around the South African city of Durban in recent days spreads to the town centre.
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14Apr/15

Gabon will host next Africa Cup of Nations and draw is made

(CONFEDERATION OF AFRICAN FOOTBALL, 2017 TOURNAMENT) – Gabon was named on Wednesday (April 8) as the host of the next African Cup of Nations finals in 2017.

The Gabonese beat rival bids from Algeria and Ghana in a vote by the Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) executive committee at a meeting in Cairo.
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30Mar/15

Obama to visit Kenya in July for entrepreneurship summit

U.S. President Barack Obama, whose father hailed from Kenya, will visit the country in July for the first time as president.

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30Mar/15

Comedian Trevor Noah is named as Jon Stewart’s successor for ‘The Daily Show’

South African comedian Trevor Noah is tapped to take over The Daily Show seat from Jon Stewart.
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