South Africa

Uvalde school shooting surveillance video fuels scrutiny over delayed law enforcement response We know about the mass shooting tragedy that took place at a Uvalde school leaving 21 people dead. And we have heard about the lack of a quick response from authorities. Well now we have visual confirmation of what took place as video […]

WHO says Covid will mutate like the flu and is likely here to stay So who directs and coordinates the world’s response to health emergencies  Executive Director of emergencies program Mike Ryan spoke at a news conference on the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Geneva, Switzerland. He said pretty much Covid-19 is not going anywhere. In his words“I […]

Imagine being an Olympic running champion like Caster Semenya and getting arrested for, of all things, speeding. 

Over the weekend Governor Larry Hogan announced that state health officials the Maryland Department of Health in consultation with the (CDC).  have confirmed a case of COVID-19 caused by the new B.1.351 variant of the virus in a resident of Maryland The B.1.351 variant was initially detected in South Africa is believed to be more transmissible […]

A recent spike in violence against migrant Africans in South Africa has sparked discussion on social media under the #SayNoToXenophobia hashtag, calling attention to a longstanding issue in the country. The African nation plays host to an event featuring other African leaders who have condemned the xenophobic attacks. The Daily Maverick reports: A spate of […]

The intersections of Black womanhood was once again under attack at a South African restaurant on Sunday. A video has gone viral of a White man threatening to attack a Black woman in front of her kids in a Texamo Spur restaurant. According to TimesLive, the incident started when the White man’s daughter came crying […]

Mazibuko said the scholarship was created to reduce the rate of pregnancies and keep the teens away from older men.

H&M South Africa issued an apology this week for tweeting a comment that implied White models portray a more “positive image” for the brand.

Jesus, take the wheel. H&M South Africa issued an apology this week for Tweeting a comment that implied white models portray a more “positive image” for the brand. The brand was coming off of their launch in the country when customers voiced concerns over the lack of diversity in their campaigns. Namely, that there were […]

The Mandela family name is one that carries a heavy weight of responsibility because of the legendary Nelson Mandela. And after his death in 2013,…