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...
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...
Mango Groove

Mango Groove Cancels Australia & New Zealand Tour

Mango Groove has been forced to cancel their forthcoming tour of Australia and New Zealand, leaving band members John Leyden "gutted" and Claire Johnston "disappointed...
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)...
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...
Oscar Pistorius in court today, Monday 12 May 2014

Breaking News: Court to Apply for Psychiatric Evaluation of Oscar Pistorius

Advocate Gerrie Nel told the court he would tomorrow apply for Oscar to be referred for 30-days’ mental observation. This twist came after defence advocate...
Oscar Pistorius in court on Thursday

And the Oscar Trial Goes On and On and On…

For everyone’s sake, let’s hope the trial winds down soon. What started off as a showcase of our legal expertise has turned into Comedy...
Rosie Letsoalo-Alexandrov who was the first voter in Toronto

Devastating Voting News for Expats from Four Cities

Unfortunately the votes from four overseas cities have not been counted as they did not reach South Africa before the IEC's deadline of 9...

SA Opinion on Response to Kidnappings as Amnesty Says Nigerian Government...

As news comes this afternoon that the Nigerian Government apparently knew of Boko Haram's planned kidnapping of over 240 schoolgirls from a school in Chibok...but failed to...
EFF Supporters. Source: effighters.org.za

An Ode to F!

While we await the final voting results, and in the light of Julius Malema's EFF party coming third in the South African Elections after gaining...

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Over 40 dogs were shockingly poisoned in one day in the small Johannesburg suburb of Florida, Roodepoort, earlier this month. According to experts about...

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From Gauteng to the Western Cape, land grabs have become part and parcel of South African life, threatening to leave once peaceful communities divided....

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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...