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Anni Dewani’s Family Criticizes Court Decision

Anni Dewani’s Family Criticizes Court Decision

By Sean Patterson December 11, 2014

Since Anni Dewani was murdered in 2010 her family has demanded answers. This week a South African judge dismissed the murder case against Dewani’s husband, Shrien Dewani, meaning those answers may never come. Shrien was cleared of five charges on …

Oscar Pistorius Accused of “Sinister Remark”

Oscar Pistorius, the South African double-amputee track athlete, was accused of saying a “sinister remark” when his trial went on break Tuesday. Pistorius allegedly asked his slain girlfriend’s friend, “How can you sleep at night?” The incident is said to …

Rhino Horns Worth $16 Million Stolen in S. Africa

This is not the kind of story you want to hear on Earth Day. However, according to a press release, more than 40 rhino horns worth millions of dollars were stolen over the weekend from a safe at a state …

Oscar Pistorius’ Mansion to be Auctioned Off Oscar Pistorius’ Mansion to be Auctioned Off

Paralympian “Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius, accused of the premeditated murder of of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, has put his Pretoria, South Africa mansion up for sale to help pay for his mounting legal fees. The house would nominally sell for up …

Titanfall Cancelled For South Africa Titanfall Cancelled For South Africa

Titanfall is almost upon us. Next Tuesday, gamers all around the world will hop into mechs and fight for supremacy. Well, almost all around the world as one country is no longer getting the game. EA announced today that the …

Eskom, S. Africa’s Power Utility, Imposes Blackouts Eskom, S. Africa’s Power Utility, Imposes Blackouts

Thursday morning in South Africa, Eskom, the state-owned power utility which provides 95 percent of the country’s energy supplies, declared a power emergency for the entire country. This is the fourth such emergency to be declared since the beginning of …

Witness In Pistorius Trial Breaks Down In Tears Witness In Pistorius Trial Breaks Down In Tears

The trial of Paralympics champion Oscar Pistorius resumed on Monday in South Africa. On February 13, 2013, the South African runner shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, at their home in Pretoria, South Africa. The athlete was charged with murder and …

Oscar Pistorius: Victim’s Clothes Could Seal Fate Oscar Pistorius: Victim’s Clothes Could Seal Fate

Oscar Pistorius is currently on trial for the alleged murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. It is a scandal that has rocked the nation of South Africa, where Pistorius was once hailed as a hero. Pistorius was nicknamed “Blade Runner”, after …

Oscar Pistorius’ iPhone Pursued For Murder Trial Oscar Pistorius’ iPhone Pursued For Murder Trial

Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee and South African Olympian who was arrested and charged in the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, last Valentine’s Day, will be heading to court for the final time in early March. Pistorius, 27, fatally …

Nelson Mandela: $4.1 Million Estate Left In His Will

“Reading wills are always occasions charged with emotion.” This reply came from Deputy Constitutional Court head, Dikgang Moseneke, when queried about the recent review of Nelson Mandela’s own will to friends and family members. The man who spent his life …

Nelson Mandela Estate Valued At $4.1 Million

The late South African president Nelson Mandela has reportedly left behind an estate valued at 46m rand ($4.1 million), according to the executors of his will. Mandela died last December at age 95. The civil rights hero left an estate that …

Bruce Springsteen Plays First South African Show

Legendary singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen rocked the crowd tonight during the first concert of his South African tour. According to Yahoo! News UK, the 20-time Grammy award-winning singer and his E Street Band opened the concert with a touching tribute commemorating the …

Elephant Attacks Car, Stabs Woman With Tusk

A national park in South Africa has had to put down an aggressive elephant that attacked a car and injured one of the passengers, officials say. Kruger National Park was the scene of a frightening ordeal on December 30 when …

Charlize Theron Looks Stunning in Bikini Photo

Although Christmas has already come and gone, actor Charlize Theron has given a late gift to all of the men of the world. The South African beauty recently took a trip to Hawaii for the holiday season and was captured …

Nelson Mandela Buried In Hometown Of Qunu

Nelson Mandela, fondly known as Madiba, became South Africa’s first black president in 1994. He was buried on Sunday in his childhood village of Qunu in Eastern Cape province. His burial concluded 10 days of  mourning that followed his death …

Obama Takes a Selfie at Mandela's Memorial
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After our story on people taking selfies at funerals and other inappropriate places, it probably doesn’t come as much of a surprise that someone took a selfie at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service. The person caught taking the selfie, on the …

Charlize Theron Leads Celebrities in Mandela Tribute

After the sad news spread that Nelson Mandela passed away yesterday at the age of 95, mourners from around the world showed the Nobel Peace Prize Winner a lot of love and respect. Appreciation and gratitude for all that Mandela …