The Apartheid Flag May Soon Be Banned in South Africa

2nd May 2019 BY Meli

In a move that’s not too surprising, the Nelson Mandela Foundation in South Africa has moved that the Apartheid flag should be banned in the Republic of South Africa. A symbol of the brutal and racist regime that plagued the African nation, the NMF argues that the flag should be banned on the basis of hate speech, unfair discrimination and…

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CheckOutAfrica Selects: 5 Songs You Should Be Listening to This Week

2nd May 2019 BY Meli

It’s a new week, and we’re back with another round up of the tracks that should be blaring out your speakers this week. Let us know below which song is your favourite: Want to be featured in our roundup? Tag us in your favourite track and #CheckOutAfricaSelects for a chance to be included. Shatta Wale – Swizz Bank SILVASTONE ft…

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#JustDoItForCaster – South Africans & The World Are Rallying Behind Caster Semenya

2nd May 2019 BY Meli

The world joined South Africa and Africans alike to rally behind South African athlete and Olympic gold medalist, Caster Semenya, following the disappointing ruling in her case against the IAAF. Ruling in favour of the IAAF, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) denied the athlete’s appeal against the IAAF, which wants Semenya and other female athletes with naturally high…

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