Tag Archives: South Africa

South Africa Legalises Private Use Of Marijuana

South Africa’s Constitutional Court legalised the private use of marijuana on Tuesday, 18th of September. The ruling came after a provincial high court in 2017 found out that the use of cannabis in private space should be allowed because laws against it were inconsistent with the country’s constitution. The state appealed to the Constitutional Court, which…

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Three Confirmed Dead In Fresh Soweto Xenophobic Attacks

South African Police on Thursday, confirmed three people were killed during looting in Johannesburg’s sprawling Soweto township. The police also confirmed that 27 people have so far been arrested in the violence, which had a xenophobic component. “I can confirm that two were shot and one was stabbed,” police spokesman Lungelo Dlamini said on local…

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Until The Said Ship Gets Here, We Cannot Say Anything – Customs

After the Maritime Executive, an online marine news portal reported on the 25th of August that LADA, a Russian flagged ship, belonging to St. Petersburg-based operator, arrived Port Elizabeth on a voyage from Tulear, Madagascar en route to Lagos, The Nigeria Customs Service has said it has no information about the arms-laden ship. The vessel…

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Femi Kuti, Wizkid, D’banj, Join Oprah, Beyonce, Jay-Z, Ed Sheeran At The Global Citizen Festival

The Global Citizen Festival rallies musicians, politicians and thought leaders to influence citizens on a global scale and take actions that influence government policies. The festival hopes to inspire social activism leveraging a combination of celebrities using their star power, global leaders publicly committing to make a difference and youths gathering together for an exciting…

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New African Magazine Celebrates Nelson Mandela’ Centenary In Its July Edition.

  New African Magazine celebrates the life and the legacy of one of Africa’s greatest sons in this Special Edition edited by his oldest daughter Dr Makaziwe Mandela, reflects and evaluates the state of Africa in the 100 years of Madiba, and has collated views from his family and those who closely worked with him…

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