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South Africa: WE STILL ON

By Guest Contributor 19-12-22 21:59

There’s an amazing post going viral on social media… written by M&C Saatchi Abel Group founder Mike Abel who has a knack of inspiring South Africans and lifting the nation’s spirits. His latest offering, published here with Mike’s kind permission, is pure magic: We Still On We have Stage 6 load-shedding but our mountains and […]

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John Steenhuisen Calls for Early South African Election

By Guest Contributor 05-12-22 10:43

The DA has today submitted a motion to dissolve the National Assembly. We call on South Africa’s 400 Members of the National Assembly to support this motion, because it is strongly in the country’s best interest, writes Democratic Alliance (DA) Leader John Steenhuisen. Thereafter, we call on President Ramaphosa to proclaim and set dates for […]

SA Expat: How to Survive a Decade in South Korea

SA Expat: How to Survive a Decade in South Korea

By Guest Contributor 10-11-22 22:50

For almost all South African expats, there are days when you’re in love with your new country and grateful for the opportunities, and then there are days when the different set of life rules can wear you down. Former Capetonian Flower La Elizabeth Warner has the following advice on living in South Korea: How to […]

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Trolley Protests at Dis-Chem are ‘Dof’, says SA Author

By Guest Contributor 21-10-22 22:05

Sjoe South Africa. The paler ones, in particular. Those Dischem trolley acts of rebellion are doff, writes Kim Stephens, author of the fantastic Hold The Line. Here’s why… You’re angry about that leaked Dischem employment policy (see bottom of page), so you’re filling your trolley with stuff and then walking out of the store, all smirk in […]

Ventilation is key to controlling Covid

Ventilation is Key to Controlling Covid

By Guest Contributor 13-12-21 22:56

We need a national project to improve the air we breathe in buildings and vehicles | By Gareth Kantor, Norman Khoza, Sean Chester and Garth Hunter Though vaccines seem less effective against the Omicron variant of Covid, they still protect us from serious harm and everyone should get vaccinated. But vaccination is not enough. A […]

Investment Tips for South Africans

Investment Tips for South Africans

By Guest Contributor 21-09-21 10:15

People all over the world have been turning to a variety of investment strategies recently because they’re noticing prices for a wide range of services and goods going up, and they might even be noticing that the value of their currency is going down. If you’re concerned about your financial future, taking some smart and […]

SA administers 52 556 new COVID-19 vaccines

Cape Town Centre Offers a Hot Meal and a Vaccine to Homeless People

By Guest Contributor 14-09-21 10:49

More than 60 people, most of whom were homeless, queued at the U-turn Homeless Service Centre in Claremont to receive a hot meal after getting their single-jab Johnson and Johnson vaccine against Covid-19 this weekend… By Marecia Damons. More than 60 mostly homeless people were vaccinated at the U-turn Homeless Service Centre in Claremont. The […]


SA’s MeerKAT Telescope Discovers a Group of Galaxies

By Guest Contributor 07-07-21 07:57

The South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO) announced on Tuesday that a group of 20 galaxies have been discovered with South Africa’s MeerKAT telescope. This large galaxy group is likely the most neutral hydrogen gas-rich group ever discovered, and it is the first time this group has been identified, despite residing in a very well-studied […]


New Moon for Abandoned Wolves in South Africa

By Guest Contributor 06-07-21 15:44

Since the dawn of creation man and beast has had an intriguing symbiotic relationship… writes Justin Steyn. This has become the mission of the Sahasrara wolf sanctuary situated in the Limpopo region of South Africa, which now seeks to open another facility in Sedgefield in the Western Cape. Passionate ecologist and committed owner of the […]

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The Man Who Adopted a Village in South Africa

By Guest Contributor 07-07-21 08:03

It takes a village to raise a child, so the old saying goes… writes Justin Steyn. However, what happens when a man opens his heart and resources to assist a secluded rural community of the Mdumbi village in the Transkei area of South Africa? Meet Dean Shapiro, a Western Cape-based musician who has taken the […]

SA detects over 15 400 new COVID-19 cases

SA Covid-19 Update: 11 093 new COVID-19 cases

By Guest Contributor 23-06-21 10:10

A total of 46 893 COVID-19 tests were conducted on Tuesday, with 11 093 new cases detected. According to the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), this represents a 23.7% positivity rate, pushing the number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 1 843 572. Of the latest infections, the majority are from Gauteng (67%), followed by the Western Cape […]

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