South Africa

Five Things You Can Do to Pull South Africa out of...

From a tent meeting in Emalahleni (Witbank) to a school hall in eThekwini (Durban); from a synagogue in Parktown to a church funeral in...

SA Economist sees a Break in the Clouds

Cees Bruggemans, Consulting Economist at Bruggemans & Associates, sees hope and a brighter future for South Africa... BREAK IN THE CLOUDS by Cees Bruggemans It must...

BELLO: “We as Black People Need to Demand More of Ourselves”

Time to move from diagnosis to prescription... As an epidemiologist who has done work in understanding the ecosocial determinants of health and education, I surely...

World First – On Demand Movies for SA/Antipodeans Abroad Launches with...

Scatzy.com - the new VoD (video on demand) platform for indigenous movies from South Africa, Australia and New Zealand - launches their service today,...

UK Introduces New Health Surcharge for Anyone Outside Europe

From 6 April, anyone on a South African passport going to live in the UK for longer than six months will need to pay a...

Sending International Post? The Answers You Need. SA Post Office Responds...

The South African Post Office (SAPO) has responded to the photos that have been doing the rounds on social media depicting so-called chaos at...

Nigerian Student Builds Solar Car from Scrap

The thing with solar-powered cars is that you can only drive them during the day. It's a problem solved by Nigerian student Segun Oyeyiola,...

South Africa is not on the Verge of a Precipice

by Ryk van Niekerk Constitutional democracy will survive the threat of an ANC-in-crisis. Moneyweb recently published two controversial opinion contributions from Max du Preez and Magnus...
Simonstown Rainbow

South Africa: The Death of the Rainbow Nation…

by Magnus Heysteck If anyone reading this column still had any lingering hopes that South Africa is not hurtling towards being a failed state, then I'm...

Richard Maponya’s big dreams for Soweto

It has always been Richard John Pelwana Maponya's dream to see Soweto grow its own flourishing economy. Born in Limpopo Province on 24 December 1926,...

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Carte Blanche Investigates Over 40 Dogs Poisoned in 1 Night. What’s...

Over 40 dogs were shockingly poisoned in one day in the small Johannesburg suburb of Florida, Roodepoort, earlier this month. According to experts about...

WATCH Lenasia Land Grabs as Tensions Rise Between Residents and Alleged...

From Gauteng to the Western Cape, land grabs have become part and parcel of South African life, threatening to leave once peaceful communities divided....

Carte Blanche Recounts the Strijdom Square Massacre, and More

Here's the line-up of hot South African topics that the Carte Blanche team are investigating this Sunday 4 August (and available for South Africans...