South Africa: Atwal's Course Record Gives Him Mauritius Lead
It was a bogey-free round and it was a course record, three strokes better than the previous one. Read more »
South Africa: Oosthuizen Has Designs On a Mauritian Masterpiece
Amongst the many goals Louis Oosthuizen has set himself, in 2018 there will be a new and different one, namely to co-design a golf course that is as celebrated as the one he is… Read more »
South Africa: Golf - Frittelli 'A Different Player' Ahead of Mauritius Open
Inside the top 20 in three of his last four tournaments, Dylan Frittelli is one to watch in this week's Mauritius Open . Read more »
South Africa: Relaxed Oosthuizen Ready for Mauritius Open
Louis Oosthuizen , the highest ranked player in the €1 million Mauritius Open , has enjoyed a relaxed build-up to his debut in this tri-sanctioned tournament, which tees off… Read more »
South Africa: Tree Storms to Mauritius Open Ticket
England's Toby Tree fired a bogey-free seven-under-par 65 at Woodhill Country Club to secure his Mauritius Open ticket along with nine others on Tuesday. Read more »
South Africa: Mbeki Cancels Tambo Speech As Kenya Poll Clashes Flare Up
Former president Thabo Mbeki, who was scheduled to deliver the centenary commemoration of Oliver Tambo on Sunday in Soweto, had to cancel his speech in favour of an unplanned trip… Read more »
Tanzania: Tanzania Deports South African Human Rights Lawyer
South African human rights lawyer Sibongile Ndashe and two others who were arrested and detained in Tanzania 10 days ago have been deported on Friday evening. Read more »
South Africa: Bail For South African Lawyer Arrested in Tanzania for 'Promoting Homosexuality'
South African human rights lawyer Sibongile Ndashe and her 12 colleagues, who were arrested by Tanzanian authorities on October 17 for "promoting homosexuality", have been released… Read more »
South Africa: WHO Warns Nine Countries to be on High Alert for 'Black Death'
South Africa is one of nine countries which have been warned by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to be on high alert for "black death". Read more »
South Africa: SA Lawyer Arrested for 'Promoting' Homosexuality Is Being Treated Well
One of the South African lawyers arrested last week for promoting homosexuality in Tanzania told her mother she was being treated well. Read more »
Tanzania: South African Lawyers Arrested for 'Promoting Homosexuality' Being Held 'Illegally'
The two South Africans arrested for "promoting homosexuality" in Tanzania last week were being held in the country's prisons "illegally", the Initiative for Strategic Litigation in… Read more »
South Africa: Blitzboks Drawn Alongside Canada, Kenya for Dubai
The Blitzboks have been drawn alongside Canada, Kenya and Uganda for the opening round of the World Rugby Sevens Series in Dubai. The defending champion South Africans head up a… Read more »
Kenya: Exclusive - 'A Free, Fair Election Is Unlikely in Kenya,' Says an Expert
Kenya is "unlikely going to hold" a free and fair presidential vote as they are too many challenges ahead of the election rerun later this month, says an expert. Read more »
Uganda: Court Official Suspended for Wearing 'A Very Short, Tight Dress'
A Ugandan court official has reportedly been suspended for wearing "a very short and tight dress" to work, breaching the country's strict dress code for public sector workers. Read more »
Kenya: Zoo's Horn Burning Ceremony Keeps Traders in Czech
In the run-up to World Rhino Day on Friday, September 22, the former head of the Kenya Wildlife Service, Dr Richard Leakey has slammed South Africa's rhino horn traders by calling… Read more »
South Africa: Ethiopia's Negewu Defends Cape Town Marathon Title
Ethiopia's Asefa Mengstu Negewu came back to the marathon that launched him onto the international stage in 2016 and destroyed a quality field to successfully defend his Sanlam… Read more »
Kenya: Credibility of Kenya's Electoral Body 'Is Seriously Questionable'
Kenya's electoral body must to be "sincerely reformed" before the presidential election re-run next month as its credibility to hold a free and fair vote "is seriously… Read more »
South Africa: Ex Ambassador 'Directly Contributed' to Uganda's Anti-Gay Laws
Former Ugandan ambassador and controversial columnist Jon Qwelane "directly contributed" to the formulation of anti-homosexuality laws in Uganda, the University of Pretoria's… Read more »
South Africa: Former Ambassador Found Guilty of Hate Speech
Former ambassador to Uganda Jon Qwelane was found guilty of hate speech, in the South Gauteng High Court on Friday. Judge Dimpheletse Moshidi said, "The offending statement is… Read more »
Kenya: 'Concede Defeat and Move on, Kerry Tells Election Losers
Kenya's election process got the thumbs up from at least seven observer missions from outside the country, although most have expressed some concern about possible hacking and the… Read more »
Kenya: 'Ensure Peaceful, Transparent Vote', Kenya Leaders Told
Global civil society alliance, CIVICUS, has called on Kenyan authorities, politicians, leaders to act in a responsible manner and respect the the decision of the electorate, as the… Read more »
Africa: 'Make Africa Proud,' Mbeki, Mahama Tell Kenyans As Voting Begins
Two former presidents in charge of observer missions in the Kenyan elections have urged the country to make the continent proud by having successful elections. Read more »
South Africa: Zuma Congratulates Rwanda's Kagame On Re-Election
President Jacob Zuma has congratulated Rwandan president-elect Paul Kagame on his recent election victory, after sweeping through the vote last week. Read more »
Kenya: Collapse of ICC Case 'Is Reason for Fear of Violence Ahead of Kenya Polls'
Fears of violence in Kenya's upcoming election could partly be attributed to the collapse of the International Criminal Court's case against President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy… Read more »
South Africa: Durban Mercenary Involved in Failed Seychelles Coup Dies
The day a book about his life was sent to the printers, legendary Durban photographer Peter Duffy died. Read more »
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