Tag Archives: South Africa

Grace Mugabe back from South Africa despite assault claim


Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe has returned home from South Africa after failing to turn herself in to police in Johannesburg to face accusations of assault, officials say. It was not immediately clear why Mrs Mugabe did not report to police after saying she would do. A 20-year-old South African woman has accused Mrs Mugabe of hitting her over the ...

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Mugabe’s wife accused of attacking woman ‘staying with’ her sons

Grace Mugabe

South African police are investigating an alleged assault by Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe on a woman staying at a Johannesburg hotel with Mugabe’s two sons. Mugabe, 52, allegedly attacked Gabriella Engels, 20, with an extension cord, wounding her forehead and the back of her head. “We are dealing with the matter and will get the full report,” police minister Fikile Mbalula ...

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M.anifest features South Africa’s Mi Casa on new single


Ghana’s ‘god MC,’ M.anifest has feature Mi Casa, one of the biggest music groups in South Africa on his new single, ‘Be My Woman.’ The song that talks about the singer’s dream woman, was produced by MikeMillzOnEm. Watch the video which was shot on location South Africa and directed by Makere Thekiso, in the link below: – By: Kwame Dadzie/

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Deputy Minister charged with assault in South Africa


South Africa’s Deputy Education Minister Mduduzi Manana has appeared in court on a charge of assaulting a woman in a nightclub. He was freed on $375 (£290) bail, pending further investigations. The alleged assault caused outrage in South Africa, with many people demanding Mr Manana’s arrest. He has apologised for what he called a “shameful incident”, saying that he had ...

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Zuma survives no-confidence vote


South Africa President, Jacob Zuma has survived a no-confidence vote in parliament after most legislators of the governing African National Congress (ANC) rallied behind him. 177 MPs voted to oust President Zuma, with 198 voting to keep him in power. Nine MPs absented themselves from the vote. This news was greeted with cheers and singing by ANC MPs. The opposition ...

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South Africa’s President Zuma facing no-confidence vote


South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma faces a motion of no-confidence as MPs start voting in a secret ballot. The governing African National Congress (ANC) and opposition parties traded barbs in two hours of heated debate on Tuesday, before voting booths were brought out on to the floor. Mr Zuma has already survived seven no-confidence votes. But the opposition hopes some ...

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South Africa: Smugglers use donkeys to smuggle cars into Zimbabwe


Police in South Africa have foiled an attempt to smuggle a stolen luxury car into Zimbabwe using donkeys to pull it across the Limpopo river. The suspects fled into the bushes towards Zimbabwe after their efforts to free the car from the sand failed, local police say. Last December a vehicle stolen in Durban was recovered on the same river, ...

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#BigJulyGetAway patrons want Ghana’s tourism sector developed


After being exposed to captivating tourist sites and massive infrastructure during their leisure tour in faraway Mauritius, patrons of Citi FM’s #BigJulyGetAway are calling on the Ghana government to emulate the Mauritian example. The week-long trip which ended last Sunday, took participants on a five day adventure on the Island of Mauritius and two days in South Africa. Mauritius which ...

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#BigJulyGetAway Day 7: Patrons head to Accra today


After days of treating themselves to lovely leisure in far away Mauritius and South Africa, patrons of the #BigJulyGetAway trip will later today, Sunday, return to Accra, Ghana’s capital city. The trip began last Sunday, July 23, 2017 with the participants spending five days on the Island of Mauritius touring and exploring the beautiful water bodies and other tourist sites ...

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Johannesburg football stadium crush kills two


At least two people have been killed and 17 injured in a crush at South Africa’s biggest stadium, football officials say. It took place during the Soweto derby between football clubs Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates in Johannesburg. Orlando Pirates said the crush happened when people attempted to push their way through the gates into the 87,000-capacity FNB stadium. Authorities ...

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