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‘Blade Runner’ Oscar Pistorius Arrested After His Girlfriend Is Shot Dead At His Home.

Posted ago by Patience

South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius, around 4am this morning shot dead his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, at his home in Pretoria. Friends of Oscar think its a Valentine’s Day surprise gone wrong. Oscar, 26 and Reeva, 30, …

Host Nations Dreams End With Three Spot Kick Misses.

Posted ago by Cynthia Sean

South Africa started the game with midfielder Reneilwe Letsholonyane replacing striker Katlego Mphela, to protect the hosts defence which wasn’t as loose as it was against Morocco. The stronger midfield was also to counter a strong Mali midfield that included …

Wakaso’s Double Powers Black Stars To Afcon Semifinal Spot.

Posted ago by Cynthia Sean

Two goals from substitute Mubarak Wakaso was enough to see Ghana sneak into the semifinal of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations via a 2-0 scoreline. The first goal was Ghana’s only effort at goal at the time and came …

Soccer-Holders Zambia Dumped Out Of Nations Cup.

Posted ago by Cynthia Sean

Burkina Faso put on a tenacious display to oust defending champions Zambia from the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in a Group C match at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit on Tueday night as the match ended 0-0. The game …

Spot Kicks Save Nigeria’s Misfiring.

Posted ago by Cynthia Sean

The final Group C match between Ethiopia and Nigeria brought nothing but frustration in the goalscoring department for either team and it soon became evident why both nations had struggled to find the back of the net throughout the tournament. …

Nigeria Go Into Their Final Group Game Chasing Their First Win.

Posted ago by Cynthia Sean

PROBABLE LINEUPS   NIGERIA Enyeama Omeruo, Oboabona, Ambrose, Elderson Igiebor, Mikel, Ogude Musa, Emenike, Brown ETHIOPIA Tadele Hailu Reda,Debebe, Tesfaye, Bogale Zinabura, Beyene, Adis, Bekele Saladin, Assefa   The Super Eagles stand in second place in Group C with two points, …

Late Goal Takes Hosts South Africa Through.

Posted ago by Cynthia Sean

Hosts South Africa came perilously close to going out of the African Nations Cup on Sunday before a late equaliser earned a 2-2 draw with Morocco and a place in the quarter-finals. Defender Siyabonga Sangweni levelled four minutes from time …

South Africa Launches New Nelson Mandela Bank Notes.

Posted ago by Patience

South Africa today November 6th rolled out new notes bearing the image of 94 year old anti-apartheid leader and the country’s first black president, Nelson Mandela. The new 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200 rand banknotes feature Mandela’s image on …

Joseph Benjamin Wins African Actor Of The Year!

Posted ago by Patience

Joseph Benjamin has won the highly coveted prize of African Actor of the Year at the 17th African Film Awards (aka Afro-Hollywood Awards) held last night, Saturday, November 3, at Stratford Town Hall, London. He clinched the award in a …

Body Found On British Airways Flight From South Africa To Heathrow.

Posted ago by Patience

A body has been found inside a jumbo jet landing at Heathrow Airport. The body was discovered in the landing gear bay of a British Airways Boeing 747 after it arrived at the London airport from Cape Town, South Africa. …