Telly Africa http://tellyafrica.com Breaking News for Africa Thu, 15 Nov 2018 07:40:10 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 http://tellyafrica.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/ta-favicon-125x125.png Telly Africa http://tellyafrica.com 32 32 South Africa Land reform in adherence with constitution: Ramaphosa http://tellyafrica.com/2018/11/15/south-africa-land-reform-in-adherence-with-constitution-ramaphosa/ http://tellyafrica.com/2018/11/15/south-africa-land-reform-in-adherence-with-constitution-ramaphosa/#respond Thu, 15 Nov 2018 07:40:10 +0000 http://tellyafrica.com/?p=4283 South African president Cyril Ramaphosa

STRASBOURG, France – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa told the European Parliament on Wednesday that South Africa will enact land reforms in adherence to the country’s constitution and with respect for the human rights of all its people.

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Ex-head of military company jailed over corruption http://tellyafrica.com/2018/11/15/ex-head-of-military-company-jailed-over-corruption/ http://tellyafrica.com/2018/11/15/ex-head-of-military-company-jailed-over-corruption/#respond Thu, 15 Nov 2018 07:30:43 +0000 http://tellyafrica.com/?p=4280 Ethiopia’s Attorney General Birhanu Tsegaye speaks about the corruption and human rights violation reports in the country, following the detention of 63 military and intelligence officers in Addis Ababa, November 12, 2018. - VOA AFRICA: Ex-head of military company jailed over corruption

ADDIS ABABA. – Ethiopia has detained the former head of a large military-run industrial conglomerate, a day after the country’s attorney general disclosed that several hundred million dollars was embezzled from the firm.

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DRC’s Tshisekedi’s asked to reconsider leaving coalition http://tellyafrica.com/2018/11/15/drcs-tshisekedis-asked-to-reconsider-leaving-coalition/ http://tellyafrica.com/2018/11/15/drcs-tshisekedis-asked-to-reconsider-leaving-coalition/#respond Thu, 15 Nov 2018 07:21:48 +0000 http://tellyafrica.com/?p=4277 Felix Tshisekedi of the Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDPS)

KINSHASA. – The chosen unity candidate of the opposition in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Martin Fayulu is scrambling to keep the coalition together, after two candidates withdrew their support on Monday.

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Nigeria wants former oil minister extradited from UK http://tellyafrica.com/2018/11/15/nigeria-wants-former-oil-minister-extradited-from-uk/ http://tellyafrica.com/2018/11/15/nigeria-wants-former-oil-minister-extradited-from-uk/#respond Thu, 15 Nov 2018 07:11:35 +0000 http://tellyafrica.com/?p=4274 Nigeria's former oil minister Diezani Alison-Madueke

ABUJA. – The head of Nigeria’s main anti-corruption agency on Monday said he wanted former oil minister Diezani Alison-Madueke to be extradited to face trial because a corruption probe against her in Britain was taking too long.

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Dozens missing after Boko Haram kills 16: militia http://tellyafrica.com/2018/11/15/dozens-missing-after-boko-haram-kills-16-militia/ http://tellyafrica.com/2018/11/15/dozens-missing-after-boko-haram-kills-16-militia/#respond Thu, 15 Nov 2018 07:04:35 +0000 http://tellyafrica.com/?p=4270 Boko Haram jihadists have stepped up attacks on farmers and loggers in Nigeria's restive northeast inrecent years, accusing them of passing information on the Islamist group to the military. - AFP

KANO. – Boko Haram jihadists have killed at least 16 farmers and left dozens missing in the latest attacks in restive northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, militia and residents said on Wednesday. The civilian militia fighting the Islamists found 15 bodies in fields around Kazaa and Daraa villages, five kilometres outside the garrison town of Monguno on Tuesday.

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Vlakfontein murders: 1 accused changes stance on bail, case postponed – VIDEO http://tellyafrica.com/2018/11/13/vlakfontein-murders-1-accused-changes-stance-on-bail-case-postponed-video/ http://tellyafrica.com/2018/11/13/vlakfontein-murders-1-accused-changes-stance-on-bail-case-postponed-video/#comments Tue, 13 Nov 2018 19:23:08 +0000 http://tellyafrica.com/?p=4264

SOUTH AFRICA - Ernest Mabaso and Fita Khupe appeared in the Lenasia Magistrates Court for Khupe’s formal bail application. The two are accused of the murder of seven members of the same family.

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Gigaba was not encouraged to resign: Presidency http://tellyafrica.com/2018/11/13/gigaba-was-not-encouraged-to-resign-presidency/ http://tellyafrica.com/2018/11/13/gigaba-was-not-encouraged-to-resign-presidency/#respond Tue, 13 Nov 2018 19:09:14 +0000 http://tellyafrica.com/?p=4260

South African Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has resigned and President Cyril Ramaphosa has accepted the resignation. In a statement, the president thanked Gigaba for his longstanding service to the government and the people of South Africa.

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SABC on the verge of collapse: Makhathini http://tellyafrica.com/2018/11/13/sabc-on-the-verge-of-collapse-makhathini/ http://tellyafrica.com/2018/11/13/sabc-on-the-verge-of-collapse-makhathini/#comments Tue, 13 Nov 2018 19:05:09 +0000 http://tellyafrica.com/?p=4257

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) will collapse by March next year if the government does not give the public broadcaster a three billion rand guarantee to raise capital. That's the warning of SABC Board Chairperson Bongumusa Makhathini.

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Man shot dead in car in Welkom Mall parking lot (video may disturb sensitive viewers) http://tellyafrica.com/2018/11/12/man-shot-dead-in-car-in-welkom-mall-parking-lot-video-may-disturb-sensitive-viewers/ http://tellyafrica.com/2018/11/12/man-shot-dead-in-car-in-welkom-mall-parking-lot-video-may-disturb-sensitive-viewers/#comments Mon, 12 Nov 2018 18:10:11 +0000 http://tellyafrica.com/?p=4234

SOUTH AFRICA - A 54-year-old man was shot at close range while sitting in his car outside a shopping centre in Welkom on Saturday, police said on Sunday.

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That is not going to be cheap! – Woman wrecks BMW i8 in South Africa – VIDEO http://tellyafrica.com/2018/11/12/that-is-not-going-to-be-cheap-woman-wrecks-bmw-i8-in-south-africa-video/ http://tellyafrica.com/2018/11/12/that-is-not-going-to-be-cheap-woman-wrecks-bmw-i8-in-south-africa-video/#comments Mon, 12 Nov 2018 18:08:19 +0000 http://tellyafrica.com/?p=4238

SOUTH AFRICA - Video footage of a woman crashing a BMW i8 into a pole when she tried to reverse out of a driveway is making the rounds on social media.

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