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Mossel Bay Resident Helps Sick Child Be Able to Venture Out of His Home

By Jennie Glover 14-08-19 14:47

Last month Mossel Bay resident Andre Pieterse felt compelled to act when he saw a Facebook appeal written by a mom, Elonia Campher, from nearby George in the Western Cape. She was desperately seeking help for her two-year-old son, Alestiano who was born with incurable COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). As a result of the […]

WATCH: Epic Wingsuit Flight From SA’s Majestic Drakensberg

By Jennie Glover 01-03-19 14:19

In this 14 minute video account the Red Bull Air Force takes to the skies from the Drakensberg Mountain Range in South Africa flying down the Sentinel and the Eastern Buttress. On this first-time journey, they attempt to base jump and wingsuit fly various iconic locations around the country. Experience the Red Bull Air Force […]

SA Power Crisis: Increased Risk of Loadshedding This Evening

By Jennie Glover 28-02-19 16:08

There is an increased risk of loadshedding from 2pm to 10pm today, says Eskom. “Eskom regrets that there is an increased risk of Stage 1 rotational loadshedding from 2pm until 10pm today as a result of a shortage of generating capacity. “The loadshedding risk remains high for today and tomorrow, and will continue over the […]

Film of Riel Dancing and South African Expat (82) Headed to US Festival

By Jennie Glover 27-02-19 17:51

82-year-old South African-born Elsa Perez stars in the documentary called “Get Riel” featuring Perez dancing as well as footage sent through by South African riel dancers. The Sunnyside Up Film Festival in Ardmore Oklahoma, USA will be screening ‘Get Riel’ next month in its competition, and you can show your support by voting on their […]

SA Rangers on Lion Search Discover an Eland Carcass

By Jennie Glover 21-02-19 10:39

Tuesday marked the fifth day since a lion escape in the Karoo National Park outside Beaufort West, Western Cape. This is according to Nico van der Walt, Park Manager at Karoo National Park who said the search party consisting of 14 Rangers and about six volunteers from neighbouring farms breathed a sigh of relief late […]

SA Finance Minister Kicks off Budget Speech: We Can Return to Plum Times

By Jennie Glover 20-02-19 14:39

Tabling a difficult budget that required him to weigh priorities against a need for fiscal consolidation, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni kicked off his speech by saying that by doing things right, the country can return to “plum” times. A part-time farmer himself, Mboweni told the nation on Wednesday afternoon that it is time for the […]

Small South African Town’s Ladies Restroom Says it With Flowers

By Jennie Glover 20-02-19 12:19

BP employee Beverley Plaaitjies has taken it upon herself to beautify the ladies restroom at BP Buffeljagsrivier with flowers. According to BP Buffeljagsrivier Manager Maraine Klein, it was all her idea and so she brings flowers from home or borrows from locals to create her floral bouquets – and as if that is not enough, she […]

WATCH South African Humour As Teacher Yells at Learner in Classroom Video

By Jennie Glover 20-02-19 06:58

Here’s a classroom video, filmed in South Africa, that should go viral – showing a teacher bellowing at one of his learners… but with a twist. Watch below. WATCH South African Teacher Bellows at Learner https://www.facebook.com/RealLiveSA/videos/296041521054553/ One social media user, Charles Madihlaba wrote: “Damn, I love this. This teacher is enjoying his work. At first […]

WATCH: Terrifying Elephant Stampede at SA’s Kruger National Park

By Jennie Glover 19-02-19 18:29

Game drive passengers experienced a terrifying display of charging elephants while out in the Kruger National Park, in South Africa, earlier this month.  It turns out the elephants were trying to scare off a lion pride (out of camera sight) who were too close and who were perceived as a threat. https://youtu.be/yuTpR81N98c The footage was […]

DIRCO Ready for South African Elections Abroad. Still Time to Register!!!

By Jennie Glover 19-02-19 19:21

With the General Elections fast approaching, International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) Minister, Lindiwe Sisulu, has called on Heads of Mission around the world to rally behind the Electoral Commission (IEC) to allow for smooth elections for South Africans living abroad. “I have directed all Heads of Mission and Consular Generals to ensure that the IEC […]

SANDF Armed Forces Day Celebrations Begin in Cape Town

By Jennie Glover 18-02-19 14:26

Following the successful Armed Forces Day celebrations in six different provinces since 2013, the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) will descend to the City of Cape Town this month to honour the bravery of sons and daughters of our country who lost their lives in the fateful 1917 sinking of the SS Mendi. The […]

South African Sculpture Impresses at Botswana Lodge

By Jennie Glover 25-11-19 23:15

South African George Knoke visited Sethare Lodge in Botswana and came across this astounding piece of art by Angus Van Zyl Taylor called Reflective Resonance. Georg commented on his Facebook page: “The logistics to get this sculpture here from South Africa- across the border into Botswana- must have been a massive challenge! The stone sculpture […]

Semenya is #NaturallySuperior

By Jennie Glover 15-02-19 15:22

The South African government has launched the #NaturallySuperior campaign which aims to rally behind golden girl Caster Semenya. The campaign will target various eminent people, sectors of the local and global community as well as human rights organisations to join in condemning and opposing International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) regulations. Its mandate, according to […]

SA President Signs Competition Amendment Bill Into law

By Jennie Glover 14-02-19 09:51

Yesterday President Cyril Ramaphosa signed into law the Competition Amendment Bill, which will strengthen regulations against anti-competitive behaviour in industrial markets. The bill, which was approved by the National Assembly in October 2018 and endorsed by the National Council of Provinces in December 2018, is a step in the right direction for SMEs, economic inclusion […]

SA Miracle Teen Kiara’s Skull-Replacement Surgery a Success

By Jennie Glover 13-02-19 18:15

“Kiara’s out! It’s good news. There was no sign of infection in the skull so they could put it back in place. The Doctor has said he was happy with the surgery and that it was a success”, mum Jaci Mun-Gavin said in a Facebook Post yesterday. Kiara (13) suffered a severe head injury following […]

South Africa Harnesses Listening Power to Build Social Cohesion

By Jennie Glover 13-02-19 16:25

As South Africa joins the globe in celebrating World Radio Day, Communications Deputy Minister Pinky Kekana says the country must harness the power of radio to promote social cohesion. “There is a growing need for us as a country to harness the power of radio to promote nation-building projects. The protection of our indigenous languages […]

SA’s Soweto Gospel Choir Wins THIRD Grammy

By Jennie Glover 13-02-19 06:39

The Soweto Gospel Choir was formed in November 2002 by SHIMMY JIYANE who is the current Choir Master, as well as Choreographer, Tenor and Dancer. Their first album entitled ‘Voices of Heaven’ recorded in the December of 2002 went on to reach the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s World Music Chart within the first 3 […]


The Importance of a Warm Greeting Instilled in Kimberley Pre-Schoolers

By Jennie Glover 07-02-19 10:28

Pre-schoolers at St Patrick’s Christian Brothers’ College in Kimberley have a special way to teach their PR (Pre-Reception) class the value of a warm greeting. WATCH as Mrs Seaward’s PR class ‘Greeter of the Week’, Eli greets his classmates with enthusiasm. https://www.facebook.com/stpatrickscbc/videos/338110897043203/?__xts__[0]=68.ARAZFf4NPhbOGqb_yOamf6pR6_8b7vAiquS5MicWToheRd2zc7X0cFwTs3eDmY0RY_FNcAvuvil75fKJgWXwJtPKZwsNraV-DMWQQ711x9l_HzKtuh9WPYnwBVF_9Uiuk-hC61GdtrpiiQrUsQujRAcMvhigAXEEo9-pz88Rb8s75b4VjiW3S5Ot8wBjrxJpIiFqliicUV1oO4PHcm_eaCxsnzpDyh-QeFOjELieQF16j0VhjLwS3c_xm2sPE8eD2nT8tsPPWL4BUCUxitSUQ9zq3c2BxzW9yMBu9uCwgnikvAU3exvmjLgdgMTaYmrXOlQmLWfZ271XmDYWDCuppVPwIGOewKQHrcI&__tn__=-R   Jacques Tredoux, Executive Head of St Patrick’s CBC told SA People: The […]

All You Need to Know About SONA – Thurs 7th February 2019

By Jennie Glover 06-02-19 15:11

President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver the State of the Nation Address at 19h00 on Thursday 7th February. SONA will be broadcast live on SABC TV and radio channels, DStv channel 408, eNCA and Parliament’s YouTube Channel Capetonians and visitors to the Mother City can look forward to clear skies tomorrow as the red carpet is […]

South Africa ‘Disappointed’ as Alleged Ambassadorial Memo to President Ramaphosa Surfaces

By Jennie Glover 04-02-19 17:23

South Africa expressed disappointment on Sunday after The Sunday Times claimed that the United States and other Western powers wrote to President Cyril Ramaphosa urging him to tackle corruption, and said those countries had breached diplomatic protocol. However, according to a Daily Maverick report this diplomatic incident is a misunderstanding and refers to a memo from meetings […]

WATCH: Stellenbosch University Choir Remembers a Winning Favourite

By Jennie Glover 01-02-19 09:12

Die Matie, Stellenbosch University’s Official Newspaper posted the following performance on their Facebook Page this month to commemorate their win last year at the Llangollen International Eisteddfod in Wales. WATCH Stellenbosch University Choir – Baba Yetu “Performing Baba Yetu at the Llangollen International Eisteddfod in Wales is one of our favourites” and “here’s to new […]

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