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Sudanese official says al-Bashir to be handed over to ICC for war crimes

A top Sudanese official said Tuesday the country’s transitional authorities and rebel groups have agreed to hand over former autocratic president...

President Kenyatta warns against US, China rivalry in Africa

President Uhuru Kenyatta said Wednesday that African nations should be free to cooperate with both the United States and China, warning...

Suppressed under apartheid, Namibia’s music survives in ‘Stolen Moments’

The music was like nothing Aino Moongo had ever heard before. A whistle floated above a skittering guitar melody, and then...

Burundi Mourns President Nkurunziza

Burundi President, Pierre Nkurunziza, has died aged 55 years. Reports indicate that he died at the Karusi Fiftieth Anniversary Hospital following a cardiac arrest...

ZAMROCK: Rock N Roll Back In Africa.

At first glance, Zamrock music looks like it would not make it into your collection. But a closer listen might show you the albums...

Kelly Khumalo’s brother-in-law used singer’s name to scam KZN businessman

ZONK NEWS REPORTER KwaZulu-Natal businessman Bhekhani Ndlovu, who owns Gesh Lounge and Entertainment, is crying foul after music...

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KW Miller Claims That Beyoncé Is An Italian And Accuses Her For Faking To Be African American

KW Miller, who is running for a seat in Florida’s 18th Congressional District, accused Beyoncé of secretly being an Italian woman called Ann Marie...

Kanye West Tweet That He Is Entering The Presidential Race

Kanye West, an American rapper and ardent supporter of Donald Trump, the US President announced on Saturday – a day that America was celebrating...

Dwayne Johnson Popularly Known As ‘The Rock’ Toppled Kyle Jenner In The Instagram Rich List For 2020

Dwayne Johnson, popularly known as “The Rock” has toppled Kyle Jenner off the top spot to earn $1 million per post for the first...

Sho Madjozi Makes Giant Move, Officially Signs To Epic Records

The New York Times has crowned her as “a new kind of global pop star,” the award-winning South African rap disruptor Sho Madjozi officially...

Johnny Depp ‘The Pirates of Caribbean Star’ Libel Against The Sun, London Based Newspaper To Go On

John Depp’s libel against the Sun newspaper will go on, a London Royal Court of Justice ruled on Thursday. John had sued the tabloid...

Nigeria’s Genevive Nnaji Gets Oscar Voting Rights

Nigerian actress and director Genevieve Nnaji has been invited to be a member of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the organisation...

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SA’s Ami Faku’ Inde Lendlela’ Achieves Gold Statues

This is not the first time Ami Faku has received a gold plaque. Her single ‘Into Ingawe’ was also certified gold in 2019 and...

Diamond Platnumz Becomes First African to Hit 1 Billion Viewers on YouTube

The singer who has in recent years had a string of collaborations has become the first African artiste to reach 1 billion views on...

Sha Sha Nominated for BET Award, A First for Zimbabwe

SA based Zimbabwe’s Sha Sha was today announced as one of six global artists nominated for the BET Viewer’s Choice International Act. The songbird, whose real...

Namibia’s Berthold Returns From Retirement, Wambuseun Retires

Despite announcing his departure from music earlier this year, local RnB singer Berthold announced to Entertainment Now! that he had changed his mind and...

Apple Music Is Launching Own Radio Show In Africa.

On May 28 the streaming platform, Apple Music, announced that the, “Africa Now Radio with Cuppy” will debut May 31 and will feature a...

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South African Pantsula Dance Group Receives Standing Ovation From France’s Got Talent Judges

Popular pantsula group, Red Devils from Tembisa (Gauteng), flew the South African flag high on France's Got Talent - and got the judges rolling!...

Researchers Reveal New Cathode Coating That Increases Safety And Extends Lithium-Ion Battery Life

Researchers from the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory in collaboration with scientists from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology...

Several Places Of Worship In Kenya Remain Closed Despite Directive From The President To Reopen

Several worship places in Kenya have chosen not to open even after President Uhuru Kenyatta allowed gradual resumption of congregational worship to take effect....

Osinbajo’s Daughter, Kiki Osinbajo, Clears Up on N800m Property Ownership

Kiki Osinbajo, daughter of the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has reacted to the allegation that she owns an Abuja property worth N800 million. The...

Recharging; Rebooting Against Gender-Based Violence (Part 2)

The number of cases of violence against women has more than doubled this year alone; this is undoubtedly a sign that the abuse of...

Senegal Cuts Ties With Mauritius In Hopes For Oil Rich Future

The bilateral tax treaty Senegal had with Mauritius ended this month, after claims that the country lost $257 million in tax revenue over 17...

Doreen Lugaliki Becomes The First Doctor To Succumb To Covid-19 In Kenya

Kenya has recorded the first death of a doctor from Corona Virus disease on Friday. Dr. Doreen Adisa Lugaliki, an obstetrician and gynaecologist at...

South Korea’s Seoul Mayor Found Dead After Sexual Harassment Complaint Is Filed

The mayor of Seoul, the country’s second-most powerful official and a potential presidential candidate was found dead just days after a secretary in his...

Buhari Suspends Acting EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate suspension of Ibrahim Magu as Ag. Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in order...

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Trump and U.S. Democrats Jockey for Position in Deepening Impeachment Battle

By Richard Cowan (Reuters) The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives was set on Wednesday to step up its impeachment...

DA, ACDP, FFPlus: No concrete, solid SONA plans on how to turn around Eskom

ZINGISWA MNDAYI President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced measures that will fundamentally change the trajectory of energy generation in...

Patrice Motsepe’s TymeBank targets 12m ZCC members

The investment holding company African Rainbow Capital (ARC), which was founded by billionaire SA businessman Patrice Motsepe, announced on ...

Stage actress Didintle Khunou to star in Rocky Horror Show

ZONK NEWS REPORTER Award-winning stage actress Didintle Khunou is set to be the first black South African...

Kanye West Tweet That He Is Entering The Presidential Race

Kanye West, an American rapper and ardent supporter of Donald Trump, the US President announced on Saturday – a day that America was celebrating...

UK Princes William and Harry Condemn “Offensive” Newspaper Report on Their Ties

The two royal brothers issued a statement amid an emergency meeting hosted by the Queen to discuss the future...

2021 Africa Cup of Nations Postponed to 2022 Due To Virus, Women’s Cup of Nations Cancelled

The Confederation of African Football announced in a video conference on Tuesday that next year's Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon has been postponed...