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  1. Lequte

    Business 10 African Countries With The Biggest Economies in 2016

    The size of a country's economy is based on its Gross Domestic Product, GDP. The country with the largest economy in the world is the United States with a GDP of $18tr (that's massive). Next is China whose economy is as big as $11tr. Here's a list 10 African countries with the biggest...
  2. Oluogunjobi

    World Girl Friend Murder: Oscar Pistorius Walks In Court With Stumps [SEE PHOTOS]

    Oscar Pistorius teetered pathetically on his stumps in front of a packed court room in Pretoria Wednesday in a desperate bid to convince the judge he was too vulnerable to have killed his girlfriend intentionally. The athlete known as the Blade Runner looked humiliated as he was asked to remove...
  3. Oluogunjobi

    World Oscar Pistorius: Reeva's Father Cries, Requests Public Display Of Daughter's Photos

    South African athlete Oscar Pistorius must pay for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, her father has told a judge, breaking down in tears. Pistorius was found guilty of murdering Ms Steenkamp after a court overturned an earlier manslaughter verdict. The sentencing hearing - expected to...
  4. RemmyAlex

    Politics Nigeria's Former Ambassador Murdered in Abuja

    Immediate-past Nigerian High Commissioner to South Africa, Ambassador S.S Yusuf, was murdered in the early hours of yesterday by yet-to-be identified assassins. Oche Andrew told Sun newspaper that when he visited the scene of the incident in Zone 6 District of Abuja, the former ambassador was...
  5. Oluogunjobi

    Metro Pastor Climbs Over Church Members With Car [SEE PHOTOS]

    The controversial South African clergy, Prophet Penuel, on Friday asked his followers to lie on the ground, while he drove his over. This was at a crusade organized at the Kameelrivier B stadium hall in South Africa. The prophet recently forced his subjects to eat grass, clothes...
  6. Oluogunjobi

    World South Africa: 20-yr Old Mum Sentenced for Attempting to Sell Baby on Internet

    A 20-year old mother in South Africa has been given a five-year suspended sentence for trying to sell her 19-month-old baby boy on the internet for $340, a justice official said on Thursday. The 20-year-old mother will not spend time in jail, but will live under house arrest for three years...
  7. K

    Sports South Africa: Minister Ban 4 Sport Federations from Bidding for International Tournaments [SEE LIST]

    South Africa's sports minister has banned four of the country's sport federations from bidding for major international tournaments after they failed to create enough opportunities for black players. Rugby, cricket, athletics and netball are the affected federations. The South African Rugby...
  8. RemmyAlex

    World South Africa's President, Zuma Survives Impeachment Plot

    South Africa’s President, Jacob Zuma, on Tuesday survived an impeachment vote in parliament launched after the constitutional court ruled he had ignored an order to repay state funds spent on his private home. The big majority of the African National Congress in the 400-seat assembly ensured...
  9. RemmyAlex

    World South Africa's Jacob Zuma Faces Impeachment

    South Africa's parliament is due to vote on an opposition-sponsored motion to impeach President Jacob Zuma. The Democratic Alliance (DA) said he was no longer fit to govern after the country's highest court ruled last week that he had breached the constitution by failing to repay public money...
  10. RemmyAlex

    World South African Court Orders President Zuma to Repay State Funds

    South Africa’s Constitutional Court has ordered President Jacob Zuma to repay some of the $16 million in public funds used for upgrades at his private home. The 11 justices of the Constitutional Court unanimously ruled that the President should reimburse some of the sum spent on the...
  11. RemmyAlex

    Sports South Africa Paid $10 Million Bribe To Host 2010 World Cup - FIFA

    FIFA has launched a legal battle to claim more than £100 million from corrupt officials and admitted for the first time that South Africa paid bribes for votes for the 2010 World Cup. In a legal submission to US authorities, they have openly accused South Africa of paying a US$10 million bribe...
  12. RemmyAlex

    World South Africa: Heartbreaking As 7 Members of Same Family Was Buried Same Day

    It was a pathetic scenes in Reagile, near Koster in the North West, as the coffins of seven victims of an alleged arson attack were lowered into their graves yesterday. Along with the tears of sad mourners came emotional pleas from speaker after speaker for women to speak out against domestic...
  13. RemmyAlex

    World South Africa: 17-Year-Old Pregnant Girl Stoned to Death by her Boyfriend

    Nomfusi Dlekedla, 17 was allegedly stoned to death by her boyfriend in Palm Ridge, South Africa, on Friday, March 11. Her heartbroken father, Nikiwe Dlekedia, 65, from Greenfields in Ekurhuleni told Daily Sun SA that his daughter was six months pregnant. "When we went to his place on Saturday...
  14. RemmyAlex

    World South Africa: Court Withdraws Mandela Grandson Rape Case

    A South African court Wednesday temporarily abandoned a rape case against the grandson of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela after the prosecution brought an application to “provisionally withdraw prosecution.” Mbuso Mandela, 25-year-old was accused of raping an underage girl at a pub in...
  15. RemmyAlex

    Business How MTN's Failure to Register SIMs Aided Boko Haram Activities – Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday while receiving the South Africa president, Jacob Zuma has said the failure of the MTN Nigeria Ltd to disconnect millions of unregistered subscribers had contributed to the killing of thousands of Nigerians by Boko Haram terrorists. He said it was for that...
  16. RemmyAlex

    World South African Pastor Pours Hot Water on Church Members to Demonstrate 'Miracle' [See Photos]

    A South African pastor, Apostle Thamsanqa Sambulo, claimed he performed a miracle and an apostle of God after he allegedly poured boiling water on himself and members of his church. The KwaZulu Natal-based young pastor is the founder of Thy Word Kingdom Harvest Ministries which has been...
  17. RemmyAlex

    Politics South African President, Jacob Zuma In Nigeria - See Photos

    President Jacob Zuma of South Africa arrived Nigeria last night on a two day state visit. He was received by former vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama. During his visit, Zuma will have bilateral talks with President Buhari, meet with the Nigerian...
  18. RemmyAlex

    World South African Court Rejects Oscar Pistorius' Appeal Against Murder Conviction

    South Africa's highest court has rejected Oscar Pistorius's right to appeal against his conviction for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The Constitutional Court ruled the Paralympian had no reasonable grounds of success with his legal fight. Pistorius now faces a possible...
  19. RemmyAlex

    World South Africa Opens First Solar-Powered Airport

    South Africa government has opened the continent’s first solar-powered airport. George Airport located in Western Cape serves over 600,000 passengers annually, has launched a clean energy project which, during its first phase, will contribute around 40% of the airport’s electricity needs. Once...
  20. RemmyAlex

    World South Africa's Economy in Crisis – Finance Minister

    The South African finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, earlier today, said the country's economy is 'in crisis'. The comments came ahead of his Budget speech, in which he cut the country's growth forecast for 2016 to 0.9%, down from 1.7%. He conceded the economy is struggling with shrinking...
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