Independent Media Episodes
Victims of gender-based violence in Nairobi will be housed in safe houses and provided with guaranteed quality healthcare if a proposed law is passed.
Rwanda's first lady Jeannette Kagame said there has been success in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Africa but the battle was being impeded by gender inequality.
Deputy President David Mabuza is in Juba, South Sudan at the invitation of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development
After 25 years of working as a sommelier, founder of Danesh wines Roy Bowler decided to only make non-alcoholic beverages after some of his family members experienced alcohol related health issues. Video by Kelly-Jane Turner Mardon
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said that the government will take some of the farms which are owned by the family Robert Mugabe, saying that the family possesses multiple farms.
The murder of a number of women across South Africa over the past few months has ignited outrage, protests and people standing up against gender-based violence.
The United Nations' special rapporteur on the right to food has warned that starvation is "slowly making its way" into Zimbabwe.
Summer is right around the corner and with it comes the most popular season for weddings! There's a lot that goes into a wedding and Nicolette Morris from Nicolette Weddings has narrowed down her top tips
The city of Durban held its annual book fair at the Mitchell Park in Morningside this past weekend Hashtag Books, Micromega publications and the ACT foundation were some of the partners that organized the event together with the Mitchell Park trust.
Originally from Elsies River but grew up in Germiston, Gauteng, 49-year-old car guard Rajen Govender goes the extra mile by also fixing cars and doing minor services at the shopping center. Video by: Jehran Naidoo #Inspire #Inform #Empower
After a long and tedious process, the award for world whale heritage site was finally awarded to The Bluff, Durban. Video by: Jehran Naidoo #Inspire #Inform #Empower
Author Kiru Naidoo, wrote about his personal account of growing up in Chatsworth. The memories he made, the people he grew up with and the experiences he got to share. Video by: Jehran Naidoo #Inspire #Inform #Empower
Most pensioners simply want to relax after working for almost their entire lives. Tony Pillay, on the other hand, does not want to stop. Residing in Havenside, Chatsworth, the 76 year old is a jack of all trades.
The horror festival of Halloween is celebrated widely throughout the USA and Europe. The bug is slowly catching on in South Africa, with the younger crowd dressing up to parties and festivals.
A group of young women from the Northern Cape recently took the SITA hackathon award for their mobile app. Their app allows parents to track their children's where-about in real time. Video by: Jehran Naidoo #Inform #Inspire #Empower SITA Govtech
The EThekwini Municipality fire department is a monument of bravery for the city. Everyday people sacrificing their lives to save others, is what they are built upon.Here are five things that you didn't know about the eThekwini fire department.
Once the wedding is over and the guests have left, the newly wedded couple is often left with a debt to pay. Because you are now married, it is considered "rational" to pay of debt together. Here are five ways to be smart with your money.
Forty-seven Nigerian men pleaded innocent to a charge of public displays of affection with members of the same sex, an offence that carries a 10-year jail term.
Zimbabwe could earn $19 million from taxes on cannabis, which the country has just started to venture into after legalising the growing of medicinal marijuana.
Senior doctors at Zimbabwe's public hospitals went on strike to protest against the dismissal of junior colleagues who have boycotted work over pay for nearly three months.
The votes are in, and according to almost 40 000 Telegraph readers, Cape Town is the best city in the world.
Cholera and visceral leishmaniasis diseases have been exerting huge pressure on Kenya's public health budget since the beginning of this year.
The Sudanese government has agreed to postpone the latest round of peace talks, which were meant to be held with major rebel groups, to December 10.
Liquid Telecom in partnership with the Eastern Cape Provincial Government will be opening Innovation and Digital Skills Centres in #EastLondon and #Mthatha in the first quarter of 2020.
Over a million faulty condoms which contained holes have been recalled from being distributed in Uganda.
Nigeria's EFCC is trying to work out how convicted internet fraudster managed to scam at least R15 million from Kirikiri maximum security prison.
Human Rights Watch is calling on Sudan's Transitional government should pursue justice for the brutal attacks on protesters killed in back in June.
Businesswoman Bridgette Motsepe-Radebe was not a signatory on bank accounts set up for illicit money flows to effect regime change in Botswana.
The family of Uyinene Mrwetyana, 19, were in the court when Luyanda Botha was handed three life sentences for her rape and murder.
Hoofed animals from SA are now banned from entering Mozambique after an outbreak of the foot-and-mouth disease in the animals in Limpopo.
Judy Umraw, of Raisethorpe in Pietermaritzburg, completed her trek over eight days to the Uhuru Peak of Mount Kilimanjaro using a sari, with her team the Mzanzi Warriors. Video by: Jehran Naidoo #Inspire #Inform #Empower #Kilimanjaro
The multi-million upgrade to Durban's beachfront promenade is expected to be opened to the public in the second week of November.
The Nigerian Senate reportedly reintroducing a law to impose the death penalty on anybody found guilty of hate speech that incites the death of another person.
This weekend, people in South Africa will celebrate the festival of Diwali, more popularly known as the festival of lights. Members of the Hindu community often celebrate this day by visiting family and presenting them with boxes of sweetmeats.
Seven brands of Kenyan peanut butter have been banned in Rwanda, and suspended in Uganda, after the Kenya Bureau of Standards (Kebs) suspended the brands last week .
A protest took place in Bayview, Chatsworth on Friday. The group of people who took part in the protest were from the informal settlement known as "Cocoba".
Fourteen year old Andrea Padayachee lost her eyesight after being diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma - an aggressive and highly malignant form of cancer. Watch how she overcame this mountain of an obstacle. Video by: Jehran Naidoo
Zimbabwe's much-anticipated new banknotes eventually reached banks after a delay that saw many waiting in long queues for cash.
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's struggling state-owned airline South African Airways (SAA) could cut more than 900 jobs as it restructures to stem severe financial losses, the airline said in a statement.
Nigeria's mental health system routinely chains patients up, says Human Rights Watch.
Prolific South African musician, Black Coffee, has really made his name in the international music scene, from winning awards all over the world to playing on the main stage at Tomorrowland. #Inform
The United Nations and Kenyan government on Monday came under fire on the eve a global conference on sexual and reproductive health with Christian groups.
Mxolisi George decided not to be another statistic in the high unemployment rate in South Africa, and decided to start up a takkie wash business. Video by: Vusi Adonis
South African jazz musician, Sunny Pillay has passed away from a suspected heart attack yesterday. Pillay sang and performed alongside the likes of the late Hugh Masekela and American Richard Pryor. Video by: Viasen Soobramoney
Founder of Ice Cream 'Vanni Plain', Iegshaan Small from Mitchells Plain, looked down a gun barrel and told gangsters in his neighborhood that he will not join them, instead he studied to become a chef
If you huddled around a braai yesterday on Heritage Day, you would have likely heard one of these words or phrases. In keeping with Heritage Month, we asked Capetonians to share their favorite slang words and phrases. Video by: Shifaan Ryklief
Bo-Kaap is rich in history and rugby legend Fagmie Solomons takes us on a journey back to when he captained the Saru team against Namibia in Windhoek in 1987. Video by: Shifaan Ryklief