Save the Rhino

From an urgent letter from Avaaz. They need our action asap. Dear Friends, The rhino is being hunted into extinction and could disappear forever unless we...

Princess Charlene & Prince Albert Present Royal Twins on a Bittersweet...

Yesterday was declared a public holiday in Monaco as Princess Charlene (36) and Prince Albert (56) joyfully introduced their twins to the residents of the small, but...
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Watch Oscar cross-questioned by Gerrie Nel this Morning

State prosecutor Gerrie Nel is proving as tenacious as a "pit-bull" in his cross-questioning of Oscar Pistorius in the trial in which Oscar is...

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...
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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...
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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...
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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)...
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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...
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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...

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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...