South Africa’s main opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) says it will bring a motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma in parliament for playing “Russian roulette” with the economy.
The DA’s announcement came after the South African Communist Party (SACP), whose senior leaders serve in the government, confirmed that Mr Jacob Zuma had informed them that he planned to fire Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. Read more
Zimbabwe: A man accused of attempting a robbery was stuck in a chimney at a youth centre in Zimbabwe for two days, before being rescued by a fire brigade crew and taken away by police, the state-owned Chronicle newspaper reports.
Andrea Zunga, 33, looked like a zombie from a South African soapie when he emerged from the chimney, it says.
Mr Andrea Zunga has not yet commented on the accusations against him.
__ Kwesé Sports wins FIFA World Cup 2018 rights, and NBA game for Africa.
Last week I said Kwesé Sports will make a big announcement… Here goes! FIFA, the world governing-body for soccer, has just awarded Kwesé Sports the exclusive free-to-air rights to broadcast the finals of the FIFA World Cup 2018 tournament in sub-Saharan Africa (except South Africa).
Kwesé Sports will broadcast the World Cup exclusively for FREE in over 40 countries, at the same time. This has never happened before in African history. This is why this is such a big deal for us, and for Africa! Read more
Mortuary attendants at the Gakwegori Funeral Home in Kenya were left shocked when a pastor stormed the mortuary to resurrect his dead wife.
Pastor Robinson Karumba of Eagle Wings Prophetic Ministries, arrived at the Gakwegori Funeral Home with his members in the early hours of Wednesday, demanding the body of his wife released to him, Nairobi News reported.
The deceased, Ms. Polly Rosa Ng endo who died following an undisclosed illness on Sunday, was released to his husband, who then took her into a secluded room, laid her naked body on a table and applied anointing oil.
Sources say after the pastor applied anointing oil on his late wife, he and his members started singing praise songs accompanied with a guitar and keyboard. Read more
Argentina star player and captain, Lionel Messi was fined the sum of $10,200 and suspended for Argentina’s next 4 games for using insulting words on a match official, World football’s ruling body, FIFA announced.
Assistant referee Emerson Carvalho ruled a foul against Messi in the second half of last week’s Thursday’s game in Chile.
Messi strongly disagreed with the ruling and waved his arms while shouting and hurling abuses at Carvalho.
FIFA after a thorough investigation found Messi guilty of insulting the referee as Messi after the game shook the hands of two officials, but did not shake Carvalho’s hand. Read more
Brazil has officially become the first country to qualify for next year’s World cup in Russia after the South American nation defeated Paraguay 3-0 on Wednesday morning, and then watched Peru’s inflict a 2-1 victory over Uruguay.
The win over Paraguay, inspired by country captain Neymar, was Brazil’s 13th match without a loss, booking their place in Russia. Read more