South Africa's Supreme Court bars Zuma from serving as lawmaker – Top Stories (Trending Perfect)

[ad_1] The South African Supreme Court has barred former President Jacob Zuma from running for Parliament in next week's general elections. The Constitutional Court ruled that his 15-month prison sentence for contempt of court made him ineligible. Zuma was convicted in 2021 for refusing to testify in a corruption investigation during his presidency, which ended … Read more

Zuma takes his electoral battle cry to the heart of the ANC – Top Stories (Trending Perfect)

[ad_1] Former South African President Jacob Zuma made a show of force in the historic town of Soweto while campaigning for votes in the run-up to the general elections scheduled for May 29. Zulu warriors marched around Orlando Stadium with spears and shields, men in camouflage clothing sang and danced to revolutionary songs, while some … Read more

Ross Cook's Hardest Geezer extends along the entire length of Africa – Top Stories (Trending Perfect)

[ad_1] After 352 days, Russell Cook, dubbed the 'Toughest Stranger Man', will complete his final walk in Africa [GUUS VAN VEEN] Before he sets out on the massive challenge of running the entire length of Africa, Russell Cook said he hopes he looks back on his life and has no regrets. The 27-year-old, from Worthing, … Read more

Tens of millions face hunger and water shortages as severe drought and floods sweep through South Africa – Science News (Trending Perfect)

[ad_1] A relief organization has warned that more than 24 million people in South Africa face hunger, malnutrition and water scarcity due to drought and floods, while experts say the situation threatens to become an “unimaginable humanitarian situation.” The warning issued by Oxfam on Wednesday came as Zimbabwe joined other southern African countries in declaring … Read more

The Speaker of the South African Parliament turns herself into a policewoman – Global News (Trending Perfect)

[ad_1] South African Parliament Speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has surrendered herself to police a day after she resigned over corruption allegations. Mapisa-Nqakula arrived at the police station in Centurion, 40 kilometers (24 miles) from Johannesburg, on Thursday. She is scheduled to appear for the first time in a Pretoria court on corruption charges. The politician is … Read more

The sole 8-year-old survivor of a bus crash in South Africa will be released from hospital – Global News (Trending Perfect)

[ad_1] JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The sole 8-year-old survivor of a A bus accident killed at least 45 people South African health officials said ahead of the Easter holiday that they would be released from hospital on Wednesday. Atlang Siako She is expected to travel to her home in neighboring Botswana, where the bus was traveling … Read more