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In South Africa, extreme weather kills 3yr old

In South Africa, extreme weather kills 3yr old

In South Africa, severe weather cutting across the country has left a 3 year old girl dead, according to reports gathered by InformAfrica. The weather has been terrible that paramedics and rescue workers were kept saving lives.

South African mom in police custody for child neglect

South African mom in police custody for child neglect

Local news reports coming from Africa today is that of a South African woman who was arrested in Soweto for neglecting her four children.

How do South Africans connect to the Internet?

How do South Africans connect to the Internet?

In this article, an African blogger writes about how South Africans connect to the internet, citing recent statistics on internet users in South Africa and his opinion on internet connectivity in Africa.

African AudioBook: Nelson Mandela’s Favorite African Folktales

African AudioBook: Nelson Mandela’s Favorite African Folktales

Nelson Mandela’s Favorite African Folktales is a milestone work that tells many of Africa’s most cherished folktales. It is a great audio book filled with tales for both adults and children of all ages. The stories were told by remarkable actors from around the world.

Expert Commentary: The injured child in Africa

Expert Commentary: The injured child in Africa

In an expert commentary published by JETS, Dr. Ademuyiwa and colleagues provide a comprehensive literature overview of the challenges and stumbling blocks in providing trauma care to the most vulnerable “poorest of the poor” in Africa – the child in a low-income country.

South African daffodils may be a future cure for depression

South African daffodils may be a future cure for depression

Scientists have discovered that plant compounds from a South African flower may in time be used to treat diseases originating in the brain – including depression.

Africa Breaking News Trending Today June 13th 2012

Africa Breaking News Trending Today June 13th 2012

If the convenience of accessing all the latest and top breaking news trends from Africa in one place suits you, then InformAfrica is glad to bring today’s suggested Africa breaking news from around the web to fellow Africans who are always on the go.

Five Recommended Africa News On The Web Today June 13th 2012

Five Recommended Africa News On The Web Today June 13th 2012

InformAfrica snooped around the web today to inform fellow Africans both on the continent and in diaspora of Africa news trending on the internet. Today’s recommended news are somewhat influential or otherwise positive.

Broadband to reach 80% African citizens by 2020

Broadband to reach 80% African citizens by 2020

At the recent inaugural Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Indaba, African ministers have set a target to deliver broadband service to reach up to 80% of African citizens by 2020.