SA Distance Star Hit by Car

Juan van Deventer, one of South Africa's best long-distance stars, has broken his left knee cap and will be unable to attend the IAAF...
Chelsy seen trying on the same shoes as Catherine

Chelsy shopping for Kate’s Shoes?

Stop the press! Chelsy Davy has been spotted shopping for identical shoes to her potential future sister-in-law Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (formerly known as...

Chocolate heir dies in South African accident

The heir to the Ferrero Rocher chocolate-making group, has died in an accident in South Africa. He fell off his bicycle whilst training during...

South African Rape Statistics

According to Rape.co.za, it's estimated that women born in South Africa have more chance of being raped than learning how to read. The site...

Annie Lennox dating South African Doctor

South African HIV charity leader Dr Mitch Besser is apparently dating UK singer and HIV superwoman Annie Lennox. The two met during her visit...

Wikileaks may reveal true US opinion of Mandela

In amongst millions of secret US diplomatic documents (mainly cables) being leaked to the international media this week are comments about former South African...

Mugabe’s sister passes away

Sabina Mugabe, sister of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, has died at the age of 76, after a long illness. She was one of Mugabe's...

Archbishop Desmond Tutu Retires

Archbishop Desmond Tutu is retiring from public life, he announced in Cape Town today...while also praising South Africans for their contribution to the world. "We...

Mandela’s Grandchildren attacked on his birthday

Four grandchildren of former President Nelson Mandela were attacked by armed men outside their home on the day the world was celebrating the 92-year-old's...

Not such a Whale of a Time!

Eish! A breaching whale came crashing down on a yacht sailing just off Cape Town. All those involved (the whale and those on the...

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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...