Outrage in South Africa over Police Brutality in Nigeria

By AFP Nigerians based in South Africa protest outside their embassy in Pretoria on October 21, 2020 in solidarity with Nigerian youth who are demanding an end to police brutality in the form of The Nigerian Police Force Unit, Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). (Photo by Phill Magakoe / AFP) Probability 1 : Solution to the…

Horror as Soldier Shoots Man for not Wearing a Face Mask 

A soldier allegedly shot a 27-year-old man in South Africa during an argument over why he was not wearing a face mask in line with Covid-19 regulations. Police spokesperson Brig Motlafela Mojapelo, who confirmed the report on Friday, said the incident happened at a shopping complex in Mogwadi, Limpopo, on Thursday, September 17. Ginna Crochets …

South African Actress Thandeka Mdeliswa Shot Dead

By Akinwale Akinyoade Fans and loved ones of South African actress Thandeka Mdeliswa have been left in mourning after the screen star was shot dead. The actress who is best known for her starring role as Khanya in the SABC 1 drama series Ikani is reported to have been shot at her family home in…

Lessons From The Virtual Ubumuntu Arts Festival 2020

By Dolapo Aina The just-concluded Ubumuntu Arts Festival which held from Friday, 17th July to Sunday, 19th July 2020 was the first of its kind in Rwanda, East Africa, Africa and probably globally. It was the first of its kind in the context of being virtual. From its inception in 2015, the Ubumuntu Arts Festival…

Popular Rapper, AKA Recovers From Coronavirus, Shares His Experience Online

Posted by Samuel on Thu 16th Jul, 2020 –  The rapper took to his Instagram page on Thursday announcing that he has recovered from the virus.  One of South Africa’s most popular rappers, Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, popularly known as AKA, has recovered from coronavirus. AKA had confirmed he tested positive for the novel virus few…

Our Involvement in Xenophobia(1)

Published December 24, 2019.  By Eric Teniola It’s sad, very sad but we must admit that xenophobia is still subsisting in today’s world. Xenophobia did not start in South Africa and it will not end in South Africa. Nigeria, now a victim, has aggressively indulged in xenophobia before. The worsening economic situation in most countries…

Advocates warn against ‘junk’ health plans threatening Mainers

As of last Friday, Mainers have until Dec. 15 to enroll in health insurance for 2020 and health care advocates are cautioning people against the short-term “junk plans” littering the market. DOES THE END REALLY JUSTIFY THE MEANS IN ALL CASES Sold outside of the Affordable Care Act marketplace, these limited-duration plans do not follow…