Jihadists disrupt Burkina Faso's gold output while making money

Jihadists disrupt Burkina Faso’s gold output while making money

by Armel Baily with David Esnault in Abidjan Jihadist attacks on gold miners in Burkina Faso could seriously set back the rising production of a mineral that is a strategic export for the government, warn experts in the sector. Early this month, President Roch Marc Christian Kabore’s government called three days of national mourning after […]

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Trending on Twitter: Ten reasons #WhyIMovedOutFromHome

Trending on Twitter: Ten reasons #WhyIMovedOutFromHome

A hashtag called #WhyIMovedOutFromHome has been trending on Twitter since 20 November 2019. South African’s provide reasons as to why they moved out of their family home. Some have reasons like abuse or not being able to find a job or provide for their families.  Others were light-hearted saying they just couldn’t handle doing the […]

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Spotify looking to lure back users over the festive season

Spotify looking to lure back users over the festive season

If you’ve left Spotify for greener pastures only to find that the grass, in fact, isn’t greener on the other side, Spotify wants you back. Spotify is looking to welcome back their users who previously had premium subscriptions. The landscape for streaming audio in South Africa has evolved rapidly. Users are spoilt for choice when […]

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Mbuyiseni Ndlozi mocks journalists in court [video]

Mbuyiseni Ndlozi mocks journalists in court [video]

EFF leader, Julius Malema and Mbuyiseni Ndlozi appeared at the Randburg Magistrates Court, on Wednesday morning, to answer to common assault charges. Why are the EFF leaders charged with common assault? The common assault case is related to an incident that allegedly took place at the lte Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s funeral, in April 2018. It is […]

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Mobilising the commitment of the international community this Africa Industrialisation Day

Mobilising the commitment of the international community this Africa Industrialisation Day

Within the framework of the Second Industrial Development Decade for Africa, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 20 November as Africa Industrialisation Day. According to the South African government, the day is intended to mobilise the commitment of the international community to the industrialisation of Africa. It also serves as a reminder that more than […]

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latest news in South Africa

Today’s latest news and headlines, Wednesday 20 November

Stay informed and up to date with the latest news in South Africa; review all major headlines on Wednesday 20 November. A defiant South African Airways (SAA) says it won’t allow striking unions to destroy its operational capacity and has since begun reinstating international, regional and domestic flights. At the State Capture Inquiry, damning testimony […]

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Free daily horoscope, celeb gossip and lucky numbers for 9 November, 2019

Free daily horoscope, celeb gossip and lucky numbers for 20 November, 2019

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Dick Smothers, Judy Woodruff, Richard Masur, Sean Young, Veronica Hamel, Duane Allman, Mischa Mandel, Bo Derek, Alistair Cooke, Robert Kennedy. ARIES (March 21-April 19): The planetary line-up will shift from wary to dynamic around the afternoon. For many Rams, this shift could materialize as a light bulb flashing on. That said; sudden […]

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Gunmen ambush Burundian soldiers: defence ministry

Gunmen ambush Burundian soldiers: defence ministry

Burundian soldiers were attacked in a night jungle ambush near the border with Rwanda, Burundi’s defence ministry said, with military sources on Tuesday reporting at least eight soldiers’ deaths. Dozens more soldiers were missing in the ambush on their base, one of largest and deadliest attacks for several years, senior army officers said Tuesday, speaking […]

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Brutal murder triggers S.Africa’s wakeup to gender violence

Brutal murder triggers S.Africa’s wakeup to gender violence

by Michelle Gumede for Agence France-Presse (AFP) Eventually, it all became too much. Apathy became transformed into outrage. And little by little, a national campaign for change took hold. For years, South Africa’s awful reputation for the murder and rape of women had gone unchallenged by many of its citizens. Consider this: Every three hours, […]

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