Victory for Environment as Karoo Fracking Dealt Setback in South African...

In a major win for anti-fracking groups in South Africa, the Supreme Court of Appeals ruled this week that the minister for mineral resources...

Kruger Park Visitor’s Message for Good Samaritans Goes Viral

A message of gratitude from a visitor to the Kruger National Park for a couple, who quite literally may have saved her and her...

Botswana Brings Back Hunting, Reducing Elephants to a Political Football

Botswana has reinstated trophy hunting after a 5-year moratorium on the practice. In the wake of evidently declining wildlife numbers, former president Ian Khama imposed...

WATCH Flood Report as Ramaphosa Declares National Period of Mourning in...

The South African national flag will fly at half-mast at every station in the country from 1 - 7 May 2019, according to instructions...

More Than 50 Dead After Heavy Rains in South Africa

More than 50 people were killed in southern and eastern parts of South Africa after heavy rains caused flooding and mudslides, authorities said on...
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What Cape Town’s Drought can Teach Other Cities about Climate Adaptation

Extreme weather events, such as Cyclone Idai that has recently devastated Beira, Mozambique, and Hurricane Harvey that hit Houston, USA, in 2017 are the...

Cyclone Idai’s Death Toll Rises to 843. Hunger Stalks Mozambique.

BEIRA, Mozambique - Hundreds of thousands of people are in need of food, water and shelter after Cyclone Idai battered Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi....

Why Kenya Must Take Control of Sand Harvesting Off Its Coast

Kenyans have taken to social media to protest against what they claim is illegal sand harvesting off Diani beach, one of the country’s most...

Amateur SA Botanist: Do Yourself a Favour and Plant a Marula...

The Marula tree (Sclerocarya birrea) is a local alternative to the Jacarandas and Madagascan Flamboyants. Jacarandas and Flamboyants are some of my pet peeves...

Joburg’s 10 Million Tree Canopy Under SERIOUS Threat. Here’s What You...

Johannesburg is famous for having one of the largest urban forests in the world, but now the South African city faces losing much of...

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This week Carte Blanche investigates the questionable ethics of transporting South African Livestock overseas, the women behind the movie Stroop and more! You can...

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Since the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill was introduced to Parliament, bringing it a step closer to reality, SAPeople has been inundated with concerned...
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SA ‘Expat Tax’ Answers to FAQ South Africans Working Abroad Need...

As March 2020 approaches, when SA 'Expat Tax' is due to be implemented, we've been inundated with questions from South Africans working abroad. Here...