WHY DON’T MORE BLACK AMERICANS WANT TO VISIT AFRICA?

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A few weeks ago, I stumbled upon a conversation on #BlackTwitter about why the continent of Africa isn’t on more black Americans’ vacation wish list. Since I’ve spent most of my year in Zambia, the conversation piqued my interest. I was floored and saddened by the ignorant and downright asinine comments made by people attempting (and failing) to be Twitter funny. I’m not going to call out individual people, but I screenshot some responses just so I could respond to exactly what was said. Here are a few of my…

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Short-cut mini tomato meatballs

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Preparation: 15 min Cooking: 30 min Serves: 6 450 g boerewors 30 ml (2 T) oil 4 spring onions 5 ml (1 t) dried mixed herbs 2 x 400 g chopped tomatoes 2 bay leaves 400 g lentils salt and black pepper, to taste handful of parsley, chopped crusty bread to serve Pull out the sausage meat from its casing and with wet hands roll into cherry tomato-size meatballs. Place on a greased baking sheet. In a pan heat oil over medium heat, then cook the meatballs in batches until…

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One of the reasons why some people are still single..

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One of the reasons why some people are still single for the rest of their lives is because they never let go of their past. They hold on to it, they compare every new person they meet to the ones that hurt them and they carry the whole baggage into the new relationship which lead to issues and insecurities and in the long run a break up. If you are single and still looking for true love, first of all let go of your past no matter how bad it…

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PHOTOS: This is ‘Libyan Rocket’ – A car designed by Former Libyan Leader Muammar Gadhafi and manufactured in Libya

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According to reports, Former Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi was killed while the plant was about to be built for its mass production. It was the world’s safest car with collapsible bumper and ability to travel miles with flat tires. It has a device that can cut fuel supply during accident to avoid fire. Built with multiple air bags, collapsible bumpers, fuel supply terminator to prevent fire in case of accident.

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Wicknell Chivayo’s $400m deals face probe

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Controversial businessman Wicknell Chivayo’s multi-million energy deals with the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) are in jeopardy, as Zesa Holdings has reportedly started a process to review the tenders because of his criminal record.By Everson Mushava According to documents seen by The Standard last week, some Zesa board members have started querying how Chivayo was awarded deals worth $441 million, given his 2004 conviction for fraud. The board members want an investigation to establish whether there were no violations of the Companies and State Procurement Board (SPB) Act when Chivayo was…

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Slaying Like Their Mama: Sasha & Malia Are All Grown Up At The State Dinner

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Michelle paved the way so Sasha and Malia can slay. President Obama and the fabulous First Lady Michelle Obama’s days in the White House are numbered, but they are going out with a bang. The First Family dazzled at last night’s state dinner where Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was honored Michelle Obama stunned in a custom Jason Wu gown while President Obama donned a debonair tuxedo. But it was Sasha and Malia, wearing Naeem Khan, who stole the show. Our little babies grew up so fast. Oh God, we…

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Generations Legacy: the young man who plays Wandile is actually a woman

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Generations: the legacy actor, who plays the role of Wandile, has left spa pies fans shocked, as it recently emerged that he is a woman. The Zimbabwean- born actress Chiedza Mhende plays the role of Wandile, Zola’s son in the soaping. She had many people fooled into believing that she was a man, as she flawlessly assumed her role in the South African soapie. Legions of fans took to Twitter and Facebook to air their surprise. “Lol l know that 75 percent of women were blown away and crushing on…

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The Elephants Always Line Up To Hug This Old Lady. The Reason? SPEECHLES

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Daphne Sheldrick is one of those legends you won’t catch wind of in the news, she won’t have schools named after her, however a saint who in the range of a large portion of a century spared several stranded elephants in that spot in her home in Nairobi. Mrs. Sheldrick is the person who culminated the equation that mirrors elephant milk which ended up being essential for these children stranded by poachers. Despite the fact that in her 80, regardless she gets up each morning with the same devotion to…

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Prophet Charges Lion To Prove God’s Power, Nearly Killed, Saved By Game Rangers

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A Zion Christian Church prophet who was filled with the Holy Spirit recently ‘challenged’ a lion to do battle in the Kruger National Park. A Zion Christian Church prophet who was filled with the Holy Spirit recently ‘challenged’ a lion to do battle in the Kruger National Park. Prophet initially charged towards the lions, but they called his bluff and charged back File Pic: Prophet initially charged towards the lions, but they called his bluff and charged back Prophet Alec Ndiwane who is based in the Pretoria Soshanguve was with…

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How Brexit can affect your UK Immigration Status

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The Breytenbachs Immigration Consultant offices have received an influx of calls over the past weeks from EU nationals (including South Africans who are living and working in the UK on EU passports), who are extremely concerned about their future immigration status in the UK. This follows news reports about the real possibility of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union, and the upcoming UK referendum on membership of the European Union, which is scheduled to take place on Thursday 23 June 2016. Firstly, we want to emphasise the fact that…

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