Save the Rhino

Save the Rhino Petition puts Pressure on new Minister to Halt...

An urgent petition to halt mining plans that could threaten the rhinos in the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi park has been set up on Avaaz, the online...
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...
Dehorned rhino in Kruger National Park

Another Rhino Poached Tragically in the Kruger – Heartbreaking Video

This is incredibly sad. A video has been uploaded to YouTube showing a young rhino - with its horn cut off - staggering helplessly...
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...
Robin Williams

Robin Williams Passes Away at the Age of 63

Hollywood star Robin Williams has passed away in California at the age of 63 in an apparent suicide. His representative Mara Buxbaum said in a...

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...
Bongani Masuku

Tragic Death of Johnny Clegg’s Back-Up Vocalist

It is with extreme sadness that we share the news that beloved member of Johnny Clegg's band, Bongani Masuku, passed away last night. The following...
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...

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...
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...

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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...