South Africa: Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has sparked anger on social media by saying that colonialism wasn’t all bad.
“For those claiming legacy of colonialism was ONLY negative‚ think of our independent judiciary‚ transport infrastructure‚ piped water etc‚” Zille said on Twitter on Thursday.
But one of her party members‚ Mbali Ntuli‚ who has on several occasions called her out on her opinions and tweets‚ disagreed with her. Read more
Nigeria: Sheikh Hussaini Yusuf Mabera, a front-line Islamic lecturer, debater, author and conference speaker has threatened to take renowned Nigerian Pastor T.B. Joshua to court. According to a fiery Facebook post on 13th March 2017, the pastor’s crime lies in the fact that he regularly describes Jesus Christ as God.
“I am filing a case to the Federal High Court of Nigeria against Pastor T.B. Joshua and co-pastors for speaking a lie against Jesus Christ by calling him God,” Sheikh Mabera began in a Facebook post which soon went viral. Read more
Police have arrested four people in connection with the massacre of 14 illegal Zimbabwean miners on Gauteng’s East Rand earlier this month. The 14 bodies were found in separate shootings around illegal mine shafts in the Benoni area last week‚ laid out in particular patterns.
On Sunday six were found along a railway line in Benoni. The rest were found on Monday on the banks of a nearby stream.
They are believed to have been killed elsewhere before they were dumped. The area has become the epicentre of a battle between gangs for control of tons of precious metal in disused mine shafts. Read more
Sadaf Deen, a top Kenyan model will be contesting in the upcoming elections in August. The 20-year-old politician is hoping to get elected as a Mombasa representative during the August elections.
If Deen succeeds, she will become the youngest woman to occupy the post.
Nigeria: A Benue State-born firefighter, who goes by the Instagram name Dooshima has advised Nigerian motorists to always give way to fire trucks because it could be their house on fire.
“Next time you see our fire truck and don’t pull over… just remember it could be your house or your loved one’s house that’s on fire.
Always respect the fire siren Would you want me to rescue or practice our (CPR) skills on you?” she wrote. More Pics after Cut… Read more
Prophet Kwabena Tawiah, the founder and Leader of the Church of Rabbi in Ghana has said President Akufo-Addo might die in six months if nothing is done to reverse the curse.
The self-proclaimed man of God indicated that some members of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) and members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have visited shrines to eliminate the president who has only spent two months in office.
The motive behind this evil plot, the controversial prophet said it was because some people in the NPP are still bitter about the victory of President Akufo-Addo, he told Adom News in an exclusive interview. Read more
Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, has appointed actress, Mercy Johnson Okojie as his new Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on entertainment, arts and culture.
Mercy’s appointment was announced in a statement released by the Secretary to the State Government ( SSG), Folashade Ayoade, today March 14th. Her appointment takes effect from April 1st.
Source: Linda Ikeji
Nigeria: According to Facebook user, Eghosa Aifesehi Morgan, members of an unidentified church in Benin, Edo state beat up their pastor and tied him up after they found out he had allegedly been manipulating them and also allegedly used jazz to sleep with female church members.
Nigeria: Joy Francis (not real name), an Enugu born orphan and a former prostitute who was rescued and rehabilitated by the Omega Power Ministries in Rivers state two months ago, got married to her Furniture-maker husband over the weekend.
Narrating her story, the bride said she got into prostitution after losing her mother in 2012.
“I got involved in prostitution after the death of my mother in 2012. I am an orphan, my father died in 2007, I came from a polygamous home and could not continue my education after dropping out in my secondary school. Read more
Minister of Higher Education Blade Nzimande on Monday afternoon launched South Africa’s first school of witchcraft and wizardry. The school which is located in Durban KwaZulu Natal, has opened its doors as of today.
This school is the first of its kind in South Africa and its purpose is to empower those who want to practice witchcraft and wizardry. Read more