Shaun Beukes

South African Allegedly Missing in the USA

A South African 34-year-old male, Shaun Beukes (known as Shauny B to his friends) has reportedly gone missing in the USA. According to friends of...

As Peace Summit in SA is Cancelled SA Presidency denies “Accusations”

In a statement today the South Africa Presidency declared that it takes "strong exception to the attack on the South African government by the...
braai

A Poem for returning South Africans from the UK

It’s high time someone in South Africa spoke up about something that we’ve all been too timid to raise for far too long, either...
Oscar Pistorius tweet

The Importance of Reeva’s Tweet as Oscar Pistorius Tweets Again

Oscar Pistorius broke his silence on Twitter a week ago. It had been five months since his previous tweet on Valentine's Day when he...
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...
Oscar Pistorius in court today (with his sister in the background)

Oscar WILL be Sent for Psychiatric Evaluation

Judge Thokozile Masipa today ruled that Oscar Pistorius must be referred for 30-day psychiatric evaluation following Monday’s evidence from forensic psychiatrist Dr Merryll Vorster...
Jayde Panyiotou

Major Breakthrough in Jayde Panayiotou Case

The South African Police Service (SAPS) has released a statement two hours ago announcing two suspects have been arrested in connection with the high-profile...
Zuma Rock in Nigeria.

Nigeria Overtakes South Africa as Africa’s Largest Economy

Oh no! Nigeria has overtaken South Africa as Africa's largest economy. The long-awaited release of yesterday's recalculated report on Nigeria's gross domestic product (GDP)...
Cameron Dalziel

Tributes Pour in for South African Victim of MH17 Tragedy

As South Africa mourns the tragic loss of Durban-born Cameron Dalziel (43) in the Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 crash yesterday, his friends and former...

South African Humour around Senzo Tragedy – Healing or Hurting?

By now, most people in South Africa have seen or taken part in the #NotSenzosDad phenomenon trending on Twitter. But is it healing or...

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