Oh dear. Yesterday President Zuma presented Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II with a beautiful hand-painted 32-piece ceramic chess set. The gift – comprising of Zula and Xhosa warriors – would have been wonderful…except that Nelson Mandela had given the Duke of Edinburgh the same set back in 1996, a fact which Zuma realised afterwards when he [...]
(Scroll down to view a collection of the best pics on Day One of Jacob Zuma’s state visit to London.) Eish. We hate to keep putting Jacob Zuma in this section – but sometimes he does put his foot (and other body parts) in it! Today he’s in London meeting the Queen, and making headlines [...]
This Week’s Highlights
Jacob Zuma’s state visit to London has sparked controversy and brilliant photos of Zuma and the Queen. Our featured SA blogger in LA, Caren Best, is caught up in the Oscar buzz (holding thumbs for Invictus), Femina‘s closing its doors, we’ve taken a trip down memory lane with videos of some favourite old SA adverts and SA surfer Chris Bertish talks about his epic win at the recent Mavericks Big Wave Surf Contest where he discovered “in life there are times when you only get one chance to realise your dream”.