Missing Swimmer’s Brother Bravely Swims Midmar in his Honour

Tarquin Dennis, older brother of missing swimmer Tristan Dennis, bravely decided to swim in today's 2015 aQuellé Midmar Mile to finish the event for his brother. The legendary...
Fish Hoek Fire

The Hills are Alight – Fish Hoek, South Africa

At first, the scene looks like another sensational sunset in South Africa blazing across the sky. But unfortunately this was a real fire burning...
Elephant

Tragic First Elephant Poached in Kruger in a Decade

The South African National Parks (SANParks) has announced the tragic news of the first confirmed elephant poaching incident in the Kruger National Park (KNP)...
Loadshedding

Eskom Suspends CEO & 3 Bosses as Independent Enquiry is Commissioned

South Africa's beleaguered power-provider Eskom has suspended four executives including CEO Tsediso Matona while it commissions an independent enquiry into the running of its business. The move...

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...
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...
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...

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