The ownership of Twitter throws Elon Musk deep into conversations about the inordinate power of tech billionaires in the modern world, in manufacturing public consent.
Football can be fickle, but the national men’s team stand a good chance of coming out on top of their group of South Africa, Morocco, Liberia and Zimbabwe.
Grammy-nominated musician Somi launched her new album reimagining Miriam Makeba with a live performance that amplified the work made in honour of the late activist and musician.
South Africa needs to urgently invest in smart early-warning systems and start climate-proofing its infrastructure.
Africa is facing a climate crisis. The continent stands in a precarious position due to the rapid changes in the climatic conditions. The floods in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa have devastated lives, a reminder of how a changing climate will continue to fuel extreme weather patterns.
A quarter of South Africans in cities are living in informal settlements.
Mourners who came to support the family of the migrant killed by a mob in Diepsloot did not hold back as they expressed who they really hold accountable for his death.
Africans are leaving the continent in droves. Dashed hopes, unmet aspirations, lose of faith in their governments, botched up elections, mega corruption, theft of public coffers and unbridled poverty, which have led to fatalism and unmitigated Afro-pessimism. These are some of the reasons which are driving Africa’s potential and greatest investment – the indomitable youth – to risk their lives in the hands of ruthless sea merchants.
There is no evidence that international migrants are a major cause of unemployment in South Africa. Misinformation drives this misconception.