The skull of one of King Lobengula’s lieutenants Mgandane Dlodlo is believed to be stuck in one of Britain’s museums after his head was decapitated during the Anglo-Ndebele War in 1893 in Masvingo, which was then known as Fort Victoria. Although historians say not many First Chimurenga icons from the Matabeleland region were decapitated, they […]

Cairo — Minister for Maghreb, African Union and Arab League Affairs Abdelkader Messahel held Thursday, in Cairo, talks with Egyptian Foreign Affairs Minister Sameh Choukri where the two sides underlined the urgent need to implement the United Nations’ agreement in Libya. During these discussions, the two sides agreed on the urgent need to fully implement […]

Afrotainment boss,DJ Tira has confirmed that Big Nuz member, Sibusiso Khomo popularly known as R Mashesha has died. The Durban based group, Big Nuz, is made up of Mandla Maphumulo ‘Mampintsha’, Mzi Tshomela ‘Danger’ and the late Sbu Khomo ‘R Mashesha Twitter has since been filled with tributes and condolences for the musician. The group […]

You’d have to have been living under a rock to have missed the furore over the killing of Cecil, the Zimbabwean lion last week. In case you were, here are the details: For the sum of $50,000 (about R633,000) Cecil, the much loved Zimbabwean lion, was lured out of his protected habitat, shot with a […]

POLICE have arrested a second wildlife farmer on allegations that he connived with an American hunter to kill a lion in April. Headman Sibanda (55), the managing director of Nyala Safaris in Gwayi, who also owns Railway Farm 31, where the lion was killed, was arrested on Monday. The lion whose trophy and skin were […]

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela said she would go to court to deal with attacks on her office in reaction to her report on security upgrades to President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla home, only “under extreme circumstances”. This is because she believed that the people of South Africa had to protect the office [of the public protector], […]

EFF leader Julius Malema was visibly overjoyed to have his fraud and corruption case struck off the roll by the High Court in Polokwane on Tuesday. Judge Billy Mothle said the matter had dragged on for too long. Delivering his judgment on the matter, he said postponing the matter again was not an option. Proceeding […]