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No Host? No Problem. Queen, Lady Gaga Bring Grammys Vibe to Oscars

There will not be a host and Sunday's Oscars ceremony will not open with the traditional monologue in which celebrities and politicians are skewered. Yet,...

South Africa Pledges R69-Billion Eskom Bailout as Budget Creaks

CAPE TOWN - South Africa will bail out state utility Eskom with R69 billion ($4.9 billion) over three years, the centrepiece of a budget...

Eskom to get R69 Billion Bail Out Over Next 3 Years – Treasury

South Africa will inject 23 billion rand ($1.63 billion) a year over the next three years into state power utility Eskom but will NOT...

Eskom Rescue Package Focus for South Africa’s Budget

A rescue package for Eskom, South Africa's most important state firm, is expected to dominate Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's budget speech on Wednesday, with...

Chinese ‘Ivory Queen’ Smuggler Sentenced to 15 Years Jail in Tanzania

DAR ES SALAAM - A prominent Chinese businesswoman dubbed the "Ivory Queen" was sentenced to 15 years in prison by a Tanzanian court on...

Haute-Couture Designer and Fashion Icon Karl Lagerfeld Dies at 85

German haute-couture designer Karl Lagerfeld, artistic director at Chanel and an icon of the fashion industry with his extravagant outfits and striking catwalks, has...

South African Billionaire Motsepe Says He Won’t Buy Eskom Assets

South African billionaire Patrice Motsepe said on Monday that he would NOT buy any assets which struggling state power firm Eskom puts up for...

Semenya Accuses IAAF of Breach of Regulations at CAS Hearing

Caster Semenya has said the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) breached confidentiality regulations ahead of her appeal hearing on Monday where she is...

South Africa’s Bosasa Applies for Liquidation as Banks Close Accounts

South African firm Bosasa has applied for voluntary liquidation after its lenders said they would close its accounts due to reputational risk, the firm...
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1st Verified Record of Rare ‘Black Panther’ in Africa in Almost a Century

LOISABA CONSERVANCY, Kenya - Images of a rare African black leopard have been captured in Kenya, the first verifiable record of the animal for...

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