44 people die and scores missing as ferry capsizes in Lake Victoria

44 people die and scores missing as ferry capsizes in Lake VictoriaAt least 44 people died and scores were missing after a Tanzanian ferry, MV Nyerere, capsized in Lake Victoria, Africa’s largest lake, with a desperate search for survivors set to resume in Tanzania on Friday.

There were “more than a hundred passengers” on board the vessel when it sank Thursday afternoon near Ukara Island in the southeast of the vast lake, which also extends into Uganda and Kenya, a local official said. Read more

South African fraudster arrested over a racist rant against President Cyril Ramaphosa

Image result for cyril ramaphosaKessie Nair, a convicted South African fraudster has been arrested over a racist rant against the country’s President, Cyril Ramaphosa on social media.

Nair is due to appear in court on charges of inciting violence and crimen injuria, or injuring a person’s dignity, police said.

His family said he had mental health issues, and needed urgent medical care as racism remains a major issue in South Africa, almost 24 years after white-minority rule ended.

In a video widely shared online, Nair, who is of Indian origin, used a racially derogatory word to describe presidentRamaphosa. Read more

VIDEO: Best friends fight in church after prophet tells woman her best friend was source of her problems

Fight breaks out in church when pastor tells woman her best friend is behind her problems (video)A fight broke out in a church in South Africa when the pastor told a woman that her best friend who was standing beside her is the cause of her problems.

Pastor Alph Lukau of Alleluia Ministries International began to prophesy two friends who came to his church for prayers and the prophesy led to a fight when it was revealed that one was responsible for the other’s business woes. Read more

Viral video of Nigerian pastor vomiting ‘miracle money’

 Viral video of Nigerian pastor vomiting A Nigerian pastor based in Lusaka, Zambia, Prophet Andrew Ejimadu popularly known as SEER 1, was filmed vomiting ‘miracle money” during a church service in Limpopo, South Africa.

Prophet VOMITED real money in church last Sunday. Watch and share.Come and receive yours this Sunday behind Seshego Plaza, Seshego G Zone 7This power not magic. #Seer1

Posted by Prophet Anointed CFM on Monday, September 10, 2018

Tanzanian President calls on women to stop taking birth control pills saying ‘the country needs more people’

Image result for Tanzania's President John MagufuliTanzania’s President John Magufuli has called on women to stop taking birth control pills, saying the country needs more people.

“Women can now give up contraceptive methods,” Magufuli said.

The opposition however criticised the comments, saying they contradicted the country’s health policy. Tanzania has a population of around 53 million people, with 49% of them living on less than $2 (£1.50) a day. Read more

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