S. African copper mine fire killed five:
Palabora Copper said in a statement that one of their underground conveyer belts caught fire during the early hours of Sunday. Two workers lost their lives and four were confined underground.
The doctor who’s disrupting SA’s high-income medical services industry:
A Johannesburg medical doctor-turned entrepreneur doesn't regret dumping her cushy public sector job to disrupt South Africa's Dr. Nandipha Magudumana, 29, who has made this year's prestigious list of Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans, is founder and chief executive of Optimum Medical Solutions. She established the company in 2017 a year after resigning from the Far East Rand Hospital, where she worked in the obstetrics and gynecology departments.
.com | Despair after land and a future are stolen:
Lufhereng residents stand next to their farmland that is situated in Doornkop plot 239 IQ in Soweto. They claim to have lost their land to the Lufhereng Housing Project through nefarious practices PHOTO: MPUMELELO BUTHELEZI Expropriation of land with no compensation is an ongoing issue in South Africa, which requests all black citizens to have equal access to land ownership.
Obama recommends Achebe, Chimamanda books for summer reading:
Former U.S. President, Barack Obama, has recommended Chinua Achebe's “Things Fall Apart” and Chimamanda Adichie's “Americanah” among six books for the 2018 Summer reading list. Obama took to his Twitter handle to announce the six all-African authored books ahead of his first visit to Africa since leaving office on Jan. 20, 2017.
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