Africa Posts

South African Strike Wrecks BMW Expansion

By Correspondent , 05 , Oct 2013


Johannesburg (AFP) - German automaker BMW said on Thursday that strikes at its South African plant have wrecked an opportunity to expand production there. South Africa's auto sector has been .. Read More →

Zimbabwe Paralympic TennisTeam Loses To Tanzania

By Takudzwa Mashumba , 05 , Oct 2013


By Takudzwa Mashumba The Tanzanian Paralympic team has been declared this year's champions of the African Tournament after beating Zimbabwe in a continental tournament held in South Africa recently. The .. Read More →

Sanctions Imposed On Rwanda Over Child Soldiers

By Takudzwa Mashumba , 05 , Oct 2013


Rwanda sanctioned over child soldiers The United States moved to block US military aid to Rwanda for its support for the M23 Congolese rebel group the use of child soldiers .. Read More →

The US$370 000 Zimbabwean Wedding

By Correspondent , 05 , Oct 2013


By Herald WHAT can one do with more than a quarter of a million? Many people would buy houses, cars or probably invest but imagine splashing a whopping US$370 000 .. Read More →

Gender Discrimination On The Prowl In Rural Africa

By Best Masinire , 05 , Oct 2013


The noises she recalls vividly are that of cows mooing, owls screaming, chickens cackling, dogs barking, cats yowling, pigs squealing, pigeons cooing, beetles clicking, bats screeching, crickets creaking, different hisses .. Read More →

Countering The Negative Images Of Africa

By Norman Muvavarirwa , 05 , Oct 2013


"You must always include The Starving African, who wanders the refugee camp nearly naked, and waits for the benevolence of the west. Her children have flies on their eyelids and .. Read More →

Orlando Pirate`s Happy Jele`s War Cry

By Tendai Makaripe , 05 , Oct 2013


By Tendai Makaripe Goal shy South African giants Orlando Pirates take on continental powerhouse Esperance in a potentially explosive Champions league semi final clash in Soweto on Saturday. [caption id="attachment_1166" .. Read More →

Literacy Rate Very Low In Uganda

By Takudzwa Mashumba , 05 , Oct 2013


Ugandan Education Ministry in a sector review workshop held recently has reported a decline in literacy rate despite millions of dollars injected in free education. "59% of Primary Six pupils .. Read More →

Made In Nigeria Phones Will Soon Hit The Market

By Lorraine Mashandure , 04 , Oct 2013


MADE IN NIGERIA PHONES TO BE LAUNCHED Friday 3 October, 2013(News of the South)-Nigeria has plans to launch two mobile phones next month. Indigenisation has taken a toll in African .. Read More →