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SA Motorists Urged Not to Travel at Night After Horror Crash

SA Motorists Urged Not to Travel at Night After Horror Crash

By SAPeople 13-12-22 11:40

South Africa’s Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula has encouraged motorists travelling this festive season to embark on their journey during the daylight as it enhances alertness and visibility. His call comes after 13 people died and three were severely wounded in an accident involving a mini bus taxi and a heavy motor vehicle, which took […]

ANC Expels Carl Niehaus

ANC Expels Carl Niehaus

By SAPeople 12-12-22 18:19

On Friday, Carl Niehaus picketed at the special ANC meeting at NASREC, holding a poster (which he later tweeted) saying ‘Ramaphosa Must Go’. Today it turned out it’s Niehaus who must go! The MK Veteran and former ANC NEC member has been expelled from the ANC by its National Disciplinary Committee (NDC). The NBC said […]

Missing Policeman's Body Found After Car Swept Away During Joburg Floods

Missing Policeman’s Body Found After Car Swept Away During Joburg Floods

By SAPeople 11-12-22 21:48

The body of a much respected Gauteng policeman was sadly found in Soweto on Sunday, by search and rescue teams, following the floods that devastated parts of Johannesburg – particularly Soweto and Roodepoort – on Friday. Warrant Officer Ntsako Pataka was off-duty when his private vehicle was swept away in the devastating floods, caused by […]

Thousands of New Year party revellers and holidaymakers on North Pier Beach in 2016. Rajesh Jantilal/AFP via Getty Images

DURBAN COAST: Sewage-Polluted Beaches Pose Threat to Holiday Makers and Environment

By SAPeople 11-12-22 11:39

Large numbers of businesses in eThekwini on South Africa’s eastern seaboard – which includes the port city of Durban – rely heavily on tourism. It’s a popular holiday destination, only six hours by road from Johannesburg. Millions of people living inland head to the warm coastline over the country’s extended December/January school holiday break. But […]

Blitzboks Sevens

RUGBY: Unbeaten Springbok Sevens Blitz into Cape Town Semi-Finals

By SAPeople 11-12-22 10:38

The Springbok Sevens team – the only unbeaten side left in the men’s competition at the HSBC Cape Town Sevens – safely qualified for the semi-finals at DHL Stadium with a 21-14 quarter-final win over Great Britain. The Blitzboks took revenge for last weekend’s pool defeat to the British in Dubai, although they ended up […]

Team South Africa romp to Gold. Photos: ROGER SEDRES

WATCH Team South Africa Netball Girls Celebrate Winning GOLD

By SAPeople 10-12-22 18:26

Long after the final whistle had been blown the South African netball players were still celebrating their gold medal victory over Zambia at the Region 5 Games on Saturday. By GARY LEMKE in Lilongwe. Presentations were done to the backdrop of a noisy and appreciative crowd, while the Team SA players enjoyed the attention of […]

Trevor Noah ends his reign at the Daily Show

WATCH Trevor Noah’s Last Daily Show and Emotional Tribute to Black Women

By SAPeople 09-12-22 08:59

South African Comedian Trevor Noah, host of “The Daily Show” on Comedy Central, expressed gratitude and delivered a special thank you to Black women during the taping of his final show last night (Thursday, December 8) – watch below. “I’ve often been credited with, you know, having these grand ideas… And I’m like, who do […]

Mixed Reaction to Harry and Meghan Netflix Documentary

Mixed Reaction to Harry and Meghan Netflix Documentary

By SAPeople 08-12-22 22:05

(Reuters): From sympathy to criticism, reaction to Prince Harry and his wife Meghan’s Netflix documentary series released on Thursday (December 1) has been mixed. The highly-anticipated series has been billed as the couple giving their story, talking about their relationship, royal life and media scrutiny. Netflix released the first three episodes on Thursday, with the […]

Players from the 24 teams that will feature in the Heineken Champions Cup.

South African Teams Break New Ground in Europe

By SAPeople 08-12-22 17:54

Five South African franchises will enter new rugby territory on Saturday when they take to the field in the opening round of the Heineken Champions Cup and EPCR Challenge Cup competitions in a watershed moment for SA rugby. The Emirates Lions will get their first taste of European action against the Dragons in their EPCR […]

Martha hosts personal development seminars at Londolozi to help fund GWF’s rural digital education drive. Photo courtesy of Martha Beck/African STAR

Famous US Life Coach ‘Hooked’ on South Africa: “Something Bigger, Deeper & Incredibly Beautiful” says Martha Beck

By SAPeople 08-12-22 16:35

“I was hooked,” says top US life coach Martha Beck of her South African journey of the soul. “There is something bigger and deeper and incredibly beautiful about this place, and it just brings me back and I keep bringing other people back.” Dr Martha Beck is a best-selling American author, life coach and speaker who Oprah Winfrey rates as “one of the […]

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Man Dies During 8-Hour Wait for Ambulance

By SAPeople 08-12-22 11:01

Only one ambulance for hundreds of villages in Matatiele. By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik. A villager in Matatiele, Eastern Cape, died on Sunday waiting for a state ambulance that arrived about eight hours after it was summoned. There is only one state ambulance in an area with nearly 300 villages, say paramedics. The Eastern Cape Health Department […]

Bumper Christmas! President Ramaphosa Declares 27 December a Public Holiday

Bumper Christmas! President Ramaphosa Declares 27 December a Public Holiday

By SAPeople 16-12-22 23:01

President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared Tuesday 27 December as a public holiday, in lieu of Christmas Day falling on a Sunday. The ‘Christmas gift’ is according to the terms of the Public Holidays Act which provides that “whenever a public holiday falls on a Sunday, the following Monday shall be a public holiday”. In this […]

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Eskom Plunges South Africa into STAGE SIX Loadshedding

By SAPeople 07-12-22 12:21

Eskom has plunged South Africa into Stage 6 loadshedding from midday today. This morning the power utility had announced (at 06h18) that Stage 4 loadshedding was due to be implemented from 09h00 until further notice. But within hours, Stage 4 was escalated to Stage 6. Social media is being flooded by angry South Africans who […]

Kruger National Park

Former Kruger Rangers’ Relatives Arrested for Involvement in Money Laundering

By SAPeople 07-12-22 08:45

Nine family members of two dismissed Kruger National Park rangers were arrested on Friday (2 December) and appeared in court yesterday (Tues 6 December). The dismissed rangers, Chikwa David Maluleke and Solly Ubisi, are awaiting trial after being granted bail. They were fired earlier this year after being found guilty in an internal disciplinary hearing. […]

Kirstie Alley Passes Away at 71

Kirstie Alley Passes Away at 71

By SAPeople 06-12-22 17:13

American actress Kirstie Alley – who was popular in South Africa (and the rest of the world) with her roles in hit TV show Cheers and the three Look Who’s Talking movies with John Travolta – has sadly passed away at the age of 71. Her children, True and Lillie Parker, said in a statement: […]

Walker Station in Sunnyside, Pretoria, has been repaired and freshly painted. Photos: Ezekiel Kekana

PRASA Revives Pretoria Train Stations After Years of Closure

By SAPeople 05-12-22 19:36

PRASA says 400 stations were vandalised during the Covid lockdown. By Ezekiel Kekana. A number of PRASA train stations in Pretoria vandalised during lockdown have been repaired. Trains on the Pretoria-Pienaarspoort line now stop again at Mears, Devenish, Walker, Loftus and Rissik stations. PRASA has spent R40-million repairing stations in Pretoria. About 400 PRASA stations […]

Springbok Player Sbu Nkosi Reported Missing in South Africa - FOUND!

Missing Springbok Rugby Winger Sbu Nkosi Found Safe and Sound

By SAPeople 05-12-22 18:44

Springbok rugby star Sbu Nkosi, who was reported missing over two weeks ago, has been found safe and sound! The Blue Bulls Company said they and the “Vodacom Bulls family” are happy to confirm that the contracted player has been located. Nkosi was found today (Monday 5 December) at 14h02, following the club’s lengthy and […]

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