Monday, January 17, 2022
Jailed Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been stripped of an honorary degree awarded to him by Strathclyde University in 2012, the Scottish institution announced on Monday. “We have revoked the honorary degree awarded to Oscar Pistorius following his conviction for culpable...
Oscar Pistorius, the South African athlete, began life behind bars on Tuesday after being sentenced to a maximum five years in prison for the culpable homicide, or manslaughter, of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. After delivering a detailed judgment that...
Factsheets & Guides  FACTSHEET: South Africa’s 2014/15 murder and robbery crime statistics Researched by Institute for Security Studies This factsheet provides an overview of murder and robbery trends between 1 April 2014 and 31 March 2015 as recorded by the South African...
A dramatic fall in life expectancy in southern Africa caused by AIDS in the 1990s appears to have bottomed out, with new treatments bringing a slight rise in recent years, a U.N. report said on Wednesday. The UN report attributes...
South African Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has announced 54 more COVID-19 related deaths and 772 new infections on Monday night, which take the death toll in South Africa to over 19 465. This makes South Africa’s COVID-19 death toll to...
This great gentleman and statesman is a true inspiration for the leaders of today and tomorrow. In the standard of human conscience Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela is surely the most famously revered in the contemporary world. Mandela is human and so...
By: Shain Germany Bloemfontein – Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of murder, though it may be some time before he finds out exactly how long he is set to spend behind bars. On Thursday morning, the Supreme Court of Appeal...
Juliáo Chiburre, chief secretary of Magude town council, wears a neat stripy shirt, a khaki jacket, and a mournful air: the 36-year-old Mozambican bureaucrat is at his wit's end. Surrounded by files, he goes over the dilemmas familiar to...
South African President Jacob Zuma on Friday said he had persuaded Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe and Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai to start talking again to address the rifts in their power-sharing government. But he gave no details, and it was...
Zindzi Mandela was born in 1960, just a year-and-a-half before her father was first incarcerated for anti-government activities. Zindzi Mandela, the daughter of South African anti-apartheid leaders Nelson Mandela and Winnie Mandela, died Monday morning in the hospital at the...

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