Fri, Dec 9, 2022

The World Cup – What’s in it for South Africa?

Hmmmm. Zakumi, the World Cup mascot, is meant to be a South African leopard...but is (of course) made in China. And it turns out...

South Africa in World Cup Migrant Crackdown

Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from Johannesburg that with three weeks to the opening of the FIFA World Cup, many immigrants are living in...

The Mayor of Johannesburg has spoken

With the World Cup just weeks away the Mayor of Johannesburg, Amos Masondo, spoke to the Sunday Times about a month ago. Eish!

Ernie Update

After finishing the BMW Championship at Wentworth today, South African golfer Ernie Els let his critics know loud and clear how he felt about...

Ernie feeling Rough after Criticism

Ernie Els was bitterly disappointed this week by the whingeing - behind his back - of some fellow golfers about his redesign of Wentworth's...

Prophet Cartoon causing furore in SA

Oops. A cartoon in the "Mail & Guardian" newspaper in South Africa has created a bit of a furore. The Zapiro cartoon  shows the...

Number of Saffas in London not that Bafunny!

Wow - big crowds at Bafunny Bafunny's show in London last night. We received this pic from inside the Royal Albert Hall, taken  by...

Legendary SA Politician Dies

by Janine Erasmus Former opposition leader Frederik van Zyl Slabbert died in Johannesburg on 14 May. The pioneering politician died peacefully at his home, surrounded...

South African Walks on Water

So there's this guy with a very South African accent attracting a lot of attention on YouTube right now. He's running on water. Yup....
Lolly Jackson

Farewell to Teazers’ King of Sleaze

Police have still not located the main suspect in the murder of Lolly Jackson, owner of South Africa's largest chain of strip clubs, Teazers...