Independent Media Episodes
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