UPDATE: 147 – Mainly Students – Lose their Lives in Kenyan...

According to the Kenya National Disaster Operation Center at least 147 people were killed in today's attack on a university in the north east of Kenya. (This...
SABC News

No Afrikaans on News, but Yes to Mandarin in Schools

When it comes to languages, South Africa - the land of 11 official languages - truly is in shift. As the South African Broadcasting Corporation...
Reg & Storme Robertson

Families of Missing Catamaran Crew Coping & Hopeful after Satellite Search Finds

The families of three South African yachtsmen who have been missing at sea for over two months are hopeful that their loved ones may be...
AB de Villiers recovers after falling into his crease.

Over and Out…but #ProteaFire Keeps Burning as De Villiers Reaches Out...

South African cricket captain AB de Villiers has expressed his disappointment at today's defeat of the Proteas by the New Zealand national team at Eden...
Bob Hewitt

Ex-Tennis Great Found Guilty of Rape in South Africa

Former tennis great Bob Hewitt has been found guilty in a Johannesburg court of raping several underage girls he was meant to be coaching...
Yolandi and Ninja in Chappie

Not such a Happy ‘Chappie’

It seems pretty clear now: “Chappie” is not doing well. The new film from “District 9” director Neill Blomkamp that especially attracted attention –...

Former Sunday Times Editor Ken Owen Passes Away at Age of...

Former Sunday Times editor Ken Owen has passed away this morning. The writer, who grew up in Pretoria West, was suffering from cancer. Less than...

VIDEO: South African Version of Laughing Man on TV Show

It had to happen! Someone's created a South African version of the Laughing Man video (which went viral last week as an Apple interview). Both...
Hendrik 'Bees' Marais

Tributes Fly In for Helicopter Pilot ‘Oom Bees’ as We Bid...

Helicopter pilot and #CapeFire hero Willem Hendrik 'Bees' Marais will be laid to rest today. But he will never be forgotten by his friends,...

Please Do Not Feed the Baboons! Tokai Troop After the #CapeFire

The Baboon Technical Team (BTT) has issued a plea to residents in the Western Cape to please NOT feed the baboons. Some well-meaning residents...

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