[The Conversation Africa] In No Roses from my Mouth, Stella Nyanzi pens 158 poems from the Luzira Women’s Prison in Kampala, Uganda.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Political reporter Samkele Maseko says eNCA is guilty of large scale bias in its news coverage following his departure from the news channel, IOL reports. Maseko alleges that Kanthan Pillay, the news chief of eNCA, is responsible for the censorship. eNCA is a 24-hour news service owned by e.TV that focuses on South African and African news stories.
[East African] A photographer at a camp in the Maasai Mara Game Reserve was in for a surprise when he came across an incredibly rare, “blacker” newly born Zebra.
[New Frame] The 1995 Rugby World Cup-winning Springbok, Chester Williams who died on Friday, inspired millions of black South Africans by showing that they belonged in a team that was a symbol for apartheid.
THERE IS A reason that men with machetes keep killing people in Congo and that Ebola has infected close to 3,000 people there. These are signs that the end is nigh, claims Reverend Eddy Kybantu of the Kimbanguist church, a branch of Christianity.
[News24Wire] The Freedom Front Plus (FF Plus) says its appeal to the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) to have Black First Land First (BLF) deregistered as a political party has been successful.
[Nairobi News] Bob Collymore’s widow Wambui Kamiru has spoken for the first time since the death of her husband on Monday.
[Capital FM] Security was tight at the All Saints Cathedral in Nairobi on Thursday morning, ahead of a memorial service for former Safaricom Chief Executive Officer, the late Bob Collymore who died on Monday aged 61.
[This Day] With three highly-rated studio albums and an EP to her credit, Nigerian Afro-pop artiste, Yemi Alade is getting ready to release her new body of work titled ‘Woman of Steel’. Just fresh off the release of ‘Oh My Gosh’ remix, featuring American rapper, Rick Ross, this fourth studio album and the fifth project by the ‘Igbo-Yoruba girl’ is coming five years after the release of her debut record in 2014.
[New Zimbabwe] Activists and political parties from Matebeleland have angrily reacted to Alpha Media Holdings owner, Trevor Ncube’s claims South Africa based Ndebeles were fanning xenophobia.