DR Congo election: Candidates rally across the country

DR Congo election: Candidates rally across the country

The latest Ebola outbreak and security problems are among the big issues on voters’ minds. Presidential candidates are rallying supporters across the Democratic Republic of Congo. Twenty men, and one woman, are competing to succeed Joseph Kabila. The latest Ebola outbreak and…

DRC candidates form alliance, hope to unite opposition

DRC candidates form alliance, hope to unite opposition

Felix Tshisekedi and Vital Kamerhe have formed a united front in the run-up to elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo to replace long-time leader Joseph Kabila. A new alliance has been formed in the race to replace President Joseph Kabila in…

CAR suspect wanted for war crimes against Muslims handed to ICC

CAR suspect wanted for war crimes against Muslims handed to ICC

Once nicknamed ‘Rambo’, Alfred Yekatom is accused of leading 3,000 Anti-balaka fighters blamed for 2013-2014 atrocities. Alfred Yekatom, a war crimes suspect wanted for alleged atrocities against Muslims in the Central African Republic (CAR), has been extradited to The Hague to stand trial…

Scotland vs South Africa FREE rugby: Live stream, TV channel, team news and kick-off time for Autumn international

Scotland vs South Africa FREE rugby: Live stream, TV channel, team news and kick-off time for Autumn international

Gregor Townsend's side enter the autumn international after their remarkable 54-17 win over Fiji. When is Scotland vs South Africa? This match will take place on Saturday, November 17. It will kick-off at 5:20pm. The BT Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh will host…

Central African Republic refugees start returning home

Central African Republic refugees start returning home

In a country torn by sectarian violence, Muslims and Christians are learning to live side by side again. Refugees from Central African Republic, mostly Muslims, have slowly started to return. But their arrival is causing new tensions in the city of Carno…

Madagascar election: Expenses soar amid extreme poverty

Madagascar election: Expenses soar amid extreme poverty

With no laws to limit campaign spending, the presidential election is expected to cost more than it did five years ago. Madagascar is gearing up for what could be the most expensive presidential election in its history. More than three-quarters of the…

England 12 South Africa 11: Owen Farrell deadly with the boot as they withstand barrage to secure thrilling win

England 12 South Africa 11: Owen Farrell deadly with the boot as they withstand barrage to secure thrilling win

Long-range specialist Daly hammered over a 48m special before co-captain Farrell nailed the nervy winner from the touchline. Eddie Jones' boys were hammered by South Africa for 50 minutes in their autumn opener before producing their own monstering at Twickenham. Jones thought…

Congo rebels kill 13, abduct children at Ebola treatment center

Congo rebels kill 13, abduct children at Ebola treatment center

JOHANNESBURG — Congolese rebels killed 13 civilians and abducted a dozen children in an attack at the center of the latest deadly Ebola outbreak, Congo’s military said Sunday, as the violence threatened to again force the suspension of crucial virus containment efforts….

Weezer Unveils ‘Africa’ Video Featuring Weird Al

Weezer Unveils ‘Africa’ Video Featuring Weird Al

Weezer has unveiled the official music video for their cover of Toto‘s 1982 hit single “Africa,” featuring Weird Al Yankovic as Rivers Cuomo. “The blessings don’t stop,” Weezer wrote in the comments section of the YouTube video, which dropped on Monday, September…

Weezer Unveils ‘Africa’ Video Featuring Weird Al

Weezer Unveils ‘Africa’ Video Featuring Weird Al

Weezer has unveiled the official music video for their cover of Toto‘s 1982 hit single “Africa,” featuring Weird Al Yankovic as Rivers Cuomo. “The blessings don’t stop,” Weezer wrote in the comments section of the YouTube video, which dropped on Monday, September…

86 dead after passenger ferry sinks on Lake Victoria

86 dead after passenger ferry sinks on Lake Victoria

KAMPALA, Uganda — A regional official in Tanzania says the death toll has risen to 86 after a ferry sank on Lake Victoria. John Mongella, commissioner for the Mwanza region, says the toll is likely to rise as search and rescue operations…

South African court rules cannabis is LEGAL when used ‘in private’

South African court rules cannabis is LEGAL when used ‘in private’

South African court rules cannabis is LEGAL when used ‘in private’ South Africa’s highest court on Tuesday allowed the private use of marijuana  Activists including traditional healers greeted the ruling with loud applause  Some government departments oppose legalisation and warn of harmful…

De Kock sets up victory for South Africa

De Kock sets up victory for South Africa

South Africa opener Quinton de Kock's attacking 87 set up a four-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the second one-day international in Dambulla to hand the tourists a 2-0 series lead. Chasing 245 for victory, South Africa reached their target with 43…

Malcolm in the middle poses massive threat to Waratahs in Africa

Malcolm in the middle poses massive threat to Waratahs in Africa

A 24-year-old front row turnover machine could stand in the way of a historic Waratahs victory at Ellis Park in the Super Rugby semi-finals this weekend. Lions hooker Malcolm Marx was this week described by former Springboks coach Nick Mallett as "the…