Two 27-year-old South African men, Tshepo Cameron Modisane (pictured left) and Thoba Calvin Sithole (pictured right), tied the knot Saturday in a ceremony that is being heralded as the nation’s first gay wedding, according to the Huffington Post. The couple was married in the town of KwaDukuza and stood before 200 guests as they exchanged their vows. […]

Following the wishes of his dead namesake, 8-year-old Sanele Masilela (pictured left) got hitched to Helen Shabangu (pictured), who is a Mother of five, in their village of Tshwane, South Africa, reports the U.K. Daily Mail. SEE ALSO: Do Immigrants Reduce Crime? The wedding announcement sent shock waves throughout the town, but according to the boy’s parents, […]

Zimbabwean Mutsa Modonko experienced the epitome of a bad hair day when he was partying at a Johannesburg, South Africa, nightclub. After 10 years of growing his dreadlocks, friends at the party found him passed out with his head cleanly shaven, and according to Johannesburg’s Times Live, stealing dreadlocks is becoming a growing trend. SEE ALSO: 7-Year-Old Cuffed […]

Since South African President Jacob Zuma (pictured) declared publicly on Wednesday that having a pet dog is not African and Black South Africans who buy a dog and take it for walks are copying white culture, he has come under quite a bit of heat and has since backtracked from his heated accusations, the Mail & Guardian […]


A South African court convicted Chris Mahlangu for the killing Eugene Terreblanche, who was the former apartheid nation’s most influential racist, the BBC reports. SEE ALSO: Sleepy Surgeons: New Study Shines Light On Risks Of Surgeon Fatigue Patrick Ndlovu, who was also accused in Terreblanche‘s murder, was acquitted. The slain Neo-Nazi leader’s 2010 killing evoked […]

Julius Malema, the controversial youth leader of the African National Conference Youth League (ANCYL) has been official expelled from the party, the Christian Science Monitor reports. SEE ALSO: Limbaugh Calls Birth Control Advocate A “Slut” Obama: My Koran Apology Calmed Tensions Malema never failed to attract negative press. The most racially-tinged controversy the 30-year-old was […]

Mpumalanga, which means the “land of the rising sun,” is a province that lies in southeast South Africa.  The popular tourist destination offers exhilarating wildlife, secluded mountain retreats, invigorating water sports, and diverse African cultures.  Sounds inviting, right?  Except that it also harbors a White youth camp for boys, ages 13 to 19, who are […]

All South African bank notes will now feature former anti-apartheid leader and South African president, Nelson Mandela. The announcement was made to coincide with the 22nd anniversary of Mandela’s release from prison, where he served 27 years for fighting against Apartheid. Mandela was the first President of South Africa after the end of apartheid in […]

South African citizens are in a panic after free condoms handed out during the African National Congress political party’s 100-year anniversary celebration were found to be defective as reported by the Associated Press. SEE ALSO: Topless Protesters Detained In Ukraine Activist Sello Mokhalipi of the Treatment Action Campaign, an organization that advocates for people with […]

HENLEY-ON-KLIP, South Africa (AP) — Johnson Mncube remembers the first day at Oprah Winfrey’s boarding school for underprivileged South African girls, when 11- and 12-year-olds were crying at the thought of being separated from their families, and he said he almost wanted to put his own daughter in his pocket and take her home. SEE […]

A new PBS documentary series “Have You Heard From Johannesburg” will premiere tonight. The documentary is extensive in both its details and its understanding of the anti-apartheid movement in both South Africa and around the world. The documentary is a five part series that covers the fight against South African apartheid by the South African […]

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Prospective students stampeded at the gate of a South African university Tuesday, leaving one person dead and two others seriously injured, officials said. SEE ALSO: Jay-Z, Beyonce’s Miscarriage Thousands of young South Africans and their parents began gathering at the University of Johannesburg campus on Monday to seek admission. Space was limited, […]