Unusual - Afrik.com : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper http://www.afrik-news.com/ Afrik.com, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en Afrik-news.com : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper http://www.afrik-news.com/images/logo_moyen.gif http://www.afrik-news.com/ Morocco: The loneliness of an intersex http://www.afrik-news.com/article19127.html Wed, 16 Mar 2011 19:05:43 +0100 Neither male nor female, Said, 45, was born intersex (hermaphrodite). As a result of this condition, Said has never had access to real work or any decent medical care. Dreaming of reversing this condition, Said dreams of becoming a "man" to live live a normal life. Djamel Belayachi Gaddafi's "grave secret" threat triggers French internet craze http://www.afrik-news.com/article19098.html Thu, 10 Mar 2011 23:34:48 +0100 Following Nicolas Sarkozy's acknowledgment of the leadership of the Libyan rebel movement, the National Libyan Council, as the country's legitimate government, Gaddafi's regime has threatened to reveal a secret that could cause the fall of the French President. Victor Guilbert Libya: Israeli music video featuring Gaddafi speech hits youtube top http://www.afrik-news.com/article19033.html Mon, 28 Feb 2011 13:49:01 +0100 Whilst Muammar Gaddafi's eccentric lifestyle has been a subject of constant amazement within political circles, the entertainment industry might view things differently. A music video (below) of the Libyan dictator's speech, following the anti-government protests of the North African country, has become an instant hit on the internet. Will Ghartey-Mould Zimbabwe PM Tsvangirai to go to court over love child http://www.afrik-news.com/article19032.html Mon, 28 Feb 2011 12:28:00 +0100 The private life of Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, a widower, is never far from media spotlight. After being romantically linked to a string of women, a lawsuit has been filed against the PM. Alice Chimora Malawi's jailed witches get a lease of life http://www.afrik-news.com/article18982.html Fri, 18 Feb 2011 11:33:50 +0100 A human rights group in Malawi is causing a stir as it embarks on a mission to gather 10,000 signatures from locals to force President Bingu wa Mutharika free several jailed witches. Kabelo Marupi 11 year old girl suffers 8 month rape ordeal by 14 men http://www.afrik-news.com/article18965.html Tue, 15 Feb 2011 20:28:21 +0100 An 11 year-old girl was raped by 14 men, including eight juveniles and six grown up men, for a period spanning eight months. Alice Chimora Teenage boy shocks court after raping 12yr old boy http://www.afrik-news.com/article18964.html Tue, 15 Feb 2011 19:15:33 +0100 A Zimbabwean teenage-boy stunned a local court by boldly telling a magistrate that anal sex was “brilliant” following accusations that he forced a 12-year-old boy into a “same sex act” resulting in the victim sustaining severe anal injuries. Alice Chimora Huge marijuana plantation discovered in South Africa http://www.afrik-news.com/article18930.html Thu, 10 Feb 2011 14:27:33 +0100 Police discoveries of marijuana plantations are becoming common in South Africa as hardly a week goes by without police “stumbling upon” them. A recent police bust saw the arrest of teenage growers of the illicit plant. Thursday another huge plantation was discovered. Sakhile Modise When the Mugabes become a sexual joke in Zimbabwe http://www.afrik-news.com/article18892.html Mon, 07 Feb 2011 01:01:47 +0100 Frustrated Zimbabweans seem to have discovered a new hobby as they ridicule their aging president, Robert Mugabe and his young wife, Grace. Alice Chimora Uganda: Museveni supporters protesting for money http://www.afrik-news.com/article18864.html Tue, 01 Feb 2011 15:46:07 +0100 A group of President Museveni's supporters, mostly youths, yesterday stormed his campaign headquarters in Kampala demanding money. Facebook, the new health hazard... http://www.afrik-news.com/article18842.html Fri, 28 Jan 2011 15:31:02 +0100 A group of scientists have recently put a forward a theory that seeks to prove a correlation between some ailments and social networking sites like Facebook. Destination Santé Malawi bill seeks to punish public farting and fortune tellers http://www.afrik-news.com/article18831.html Wed, 26 Jan 2011 13:59:02 +0100 Malawi government is set to introduce a set of laws that would render life, in one way or another, interesting for its citizens. Kabelo Marupi Sudan: Authorities embarrased by woman's brutal public whipping http://www.afrik-news.com/article18584.html Wed, 15 Dec 2010 22:47:19 +0100 An immensely disturbing video that appeared on the internet last week has become a thorn in the side of Sudanese authorities. The video, below, shows a woman being flogged in public by police officers for wearing a pair of trousers. According to Sudanese law, committing "an indecent act or an act that violates public morals" is punishable by 40 lashes administered in public. It is considered indecent for women to wear trousers. An association for the protection and defense of women's rights, "Stop the Oppression of Women", has been fighting to have that law repealed. Assanatou Baldé What has commonsense got to do with it? http://www.afrik-news.com/article18522.html Tue, 07 Dec 2010 14:10:26 +0100 I have seen too many things that are so hard to say: A woman with severe high blood pressure, who against her doctor's advice, slept only four hours a day because she must stay up and pray six hours every night with three different prayer groups. She caught stroke in the middle of prayers one dawn and never recovered. Too late to apply commonsense! Antoinette Herrmann-Condobrey Zimbabwe: Man in court with own intestines in bag http://www.afrik-news.com/article18492.html Tue, 30 Nov 2010 19:22:18 +0100 Zimbabwe is never short of exhilarating and saddening news. On Wednesday, November 24, a man awaiting trial for stealing motor cycles turned up in court holding his protruding intestines in a plastic bag. Alice Chimora