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Riot Police Disperse Anti-Obama Protesters Outside University of Johannesburg’s Soweto Campus

The thrill is gone....South African riot police clashed with anti-Obama protesters in Soweto Saturday shortly before President Obama was set to hold a townhall...

REPORT: Domestic Violence Biggest Threat to Women in West Africa

Domestic violence a big threat to women in West Africa:  The International Rescue Committee (IRC) released a report Tuesday showing the alarming trend of...

Mido Macia, Taxi Driver Dragged Behind Police Van in South Africa, Laid to Rest...

POLICE BRUTALITY:  Mido Macia, the taxi driver who was killed after being dragged behind a police van in Daveyton, South Africa, was buried in...

Senegal Closes Border with Guinea to Prevent Spread of Ebola Virus

Senegal has closed its land border with Guinea to try to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus, which Guinean authorities say is suspected...

Nigerian Deeper LIfe Church in Gombe Hit by Gunmen Leaving Six Dead, 10 Injured

Yet another church in Nigeria has been hit by gunmen. BBC reports gunmen have attacked the Deeper Life Church in Gombe, located in north-east...
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South Africa’s Ruling ANC Party Suffers Biggest Loss Since Apartheid

By James MachariaJOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The African National Congress lost its grip on local government in Tshwane, home of South Africa's capital Pretoria, as...

Report: Western Union, MoneyGram Charge Africans Twice as Much to Send Money Home

A new report found that Western Union and Moneygram reportedly charge Africans working in the U.S. and Europe twice as much to wire money...
nelson mandela's grandson slams trump's racist south african tweet

Nelson Mandela’s Grandson Slams Trump’s Total Ignorance of Reality Over Racist South African Tweet

Nelson Mandela's grandson slams Trump's total ignorance of reality over his racist South African tweet that shows "disrespect" to "our commitment to justice and...

South African School Accused of Racist Abuse of Black, Mixed-Race Students

The South African Human Rights Commission has found  black and mixed-race students at Dr. Viljoen Combined School were subjected to racist abuses by the staff.Children...

Canadian Diplomat Annemarie Desloges, Pregnant Kenyan Journalist, Among Dead in Mall Terror Attack

NAIROBI MALL TERROR ATTACK:  Canadian diplomat Annemarie Desloges, 29, and Ruhila Adatia, a pregnant Kenyan radio journalist, are among the dead in the #Westgate Mall...

Archbishop Desmond Tutu ‘Would Not Worship A Homophobic God, Would Rather Go to Hell’

Retired South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu said he 'would not worship a homophobic God' and would rather go to hell, BBC News reports. He...

Navy SEAL Team Kills Senior Al-Shabab Militant During Somalia-Raid Over Westgate Mall Attack

A Navy SEAL team killed a senior al-Shabab militant from his seaside villa in the Somali town of Baraawe early Saturday, the New York...
kenya's supreme court annuls presidential election

Kenya’s Supreme Court Annuls Presidential Election Results, Orders New Vote

Kenya's Supreme Court annuls the presidential election results due to irregularities and has ordered a new election be held within 60 days. Um, so...

South African President Jacob Zuma Sues Brett Murray, Gallery Over “The Spear” Painting Showing...

SOUTH AFRICAN PRESIDENT JACOB ZUMA SUES BRETT MURRAY & GALLERY:  South African president Jacob Zuma is ticked off about a portrait showing his "manhood"...

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