Julius Malema desires guide to be banned; Sierra Leone to introduce gender quotas

Cape Town – From Julius Malema and the EFF wanting Jacques Pauw’s ‘Our Poisoned Land’ to be removed from shelves; to Sierra Leone introducing gender quotas… Read these and other stories making the headlines from around the African continent.

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Julius Malema, EFF want Jacques Pauw’s ‘Our Poisoned Land’ to be removed from shelves

Julius Malema

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF)’s Julius Malema along with other party leaders and attorneys have sent a letter to Jacques Pauw and NB Publishers, requesting that “Pauw’s Our Poisoned Land be removed from shelves”. Read more…

Sierra Leone to introduce gender quotas


Sierra Leonean lawmakers on Tuesday passed legislation to introduce a gender quota in parliament, a major campaign promise by the president, following years of delays and false starts. Read more…

WATCH: The South African ‘Spider-Man’ that doesn’t fight crime, but steels street lights

SA Crime

A man with incredible climbing abilities was captured on video making his way up a lamppost to steal the light. Read more…

Ivory Coast to quit UN peacekeeping mission in Mali

Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast says it will withdraw from the UN’s peacekeeping operations in troubled Mali, a move coinciding with Britain’s announcement that it will quit the mission. Read more…

Police save father from mob justice after he severely beat up his seven-year-old son


A Thembisa father who severely beat up his seven-year-old son was taken to hospital after angry residents revolted against him and assaulted him. Read more…

Uganda urges tourists not to cancel plans on Ebola fears


Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday urged foreign visitors not to cancel their plans over fears of the Ebola outbreak in the East African nation, insisting that the disease was under control. Read more…

Rhino poacher sentenced to 17 years imprisonment

Rhino poacher

A rhino poacher, Silvester Sidney Zitha (40) was sentenced to an effective 17 years imprisonment by the Skukuza Regional Court on Tuesday, November 15. Read more…

Algeria shuts TV station after sex scene scandal


Algerian authorities have ordered the closure of a private TV station after it broadcast scenes deemed “offensive”, the official APS agency said. Read more…

WATCH | Lira gets on a plane 7 months after her stroke… she also enjoys a ‘truly beautiful’ cruise


South African singer, Lerato Moipone Molapo, best known as “Lira” has taken to Instagram to show her followers that she is doing well, uploading a video of herself on a “truly beautiful” cruise in the Eastern Cape after getting onto a plane for the “first time in 7 months”. Read more…

Royal AM to answer to Fifa

Royal AM to answer to Fifa

Ex-Kaizer Chiefs forward, Samir Nurkovic, has reported Royal AM to Fifa over claimed unpaid salaries. Read more…

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