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“Dear husband, this is why I am cheating”

By Fridah Mlemwa Unfaithfulness is a common problem, but people like to think of it as something that men do and women endure. What happens when the tables are turned and it is the women who are cheating? And if they had a chance to explain their motivations to their …

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Genetics: A story of two (almost) identical twins

Adelina and Adelaide are twins, both born on July 9, 1995, daughters of a black father and mother. So far nothing extraordinary. But the lens of Brazilian photographer, Davy Alexandriski shows us two twin sisters, one of whom is albino and the other not. And what explains this is a …

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#SouthAfrica dancer Zodwa Wabantu buys a R2.5 million house

Kwa-Zulu Natal socialite and dancer Zodwa Wabantu is a living testimony that working hard pays. The dancer and naturally gifted entertainer added her name to a list of South Africans who have their residential address in the posh suburb of Ballito in Durban. A Durban-based property agent who didn’t want …

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Zodwa Wabantu wants to meet Robert Mugabe

Zodwa Wabantu wants to meet Robert Mugabe   Zodwa outside her Club Connect gig  Image: Courtesy Club Connect Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has an unlikely admirer in Zodwa Wabantu, who before arrival in the country, was scared of being deported. Zodwa said before she made the trip to Zimbabwe some fans …

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Top 10 Africa Proverbs You Have Never Heard Of

1. The anger of a penis doesn’t destroy the vagina. (Zimbabwe) 2. There’s no virgin in a maternity ward. (Cameroon) 3. A child can play with it’s mother’s breasts but not with the father’s testicles. (Ghana) 4. The man who marries a beautiful woman and the farmer who grows corn …

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Veteran #SouthAfrica musician Ray Phiri dies

VETERAN South African Afro-Jazz musician, Ray Chikapa Enock Phiri has died. He was 70. Phiri, who was the lead singer of Stimela, died of lung cancer in a South African hospital where he had been admitted and being attended to by an oncologist. Tributes to the late singer were pouring …

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