Saturday, July 11, 2020
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Clyde’s Spot on Jupiter Named for South African Astronomer

An amateur astronomer in Centurion, South Africa, has discovered a new storm over the planet Jupiter that is now being called after him, Clyde's...
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Springboks Thank South Africans For Raising Over R1 Million

The Springboks’ #StrongerTogether for R32-12 fundraising campaign finished on a high note with over a R1 million raised when the competition ended last Friday. The...
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South African Scientist Appointed to Serve on Vaccine Trial Board

Eskom interim Chairman, Professor Malegapuru Makgoba, has been appointed to serve on the 12-member expert panel of the Data and Safety Monitoring Board for...
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Springbok Captain Siya Kolisi Scoops Top Honours as Most Influential Person...

South Africa's beloved Siya Kolisi was named as the Most Influential Person in rugby by UK-based magazine, Rugby World, adding to a list of...

104-Year-Old Woman in South Africa Now Has a Choice of Toilets

Following GroundUp's report two weeks ago about how Elisa Khumalo, who is 104-years-old, had to go to the toilet in the open, two toilets have now...

WATCH Singer Looks Like Trevor Noah’s Twin Brother

You have to admit, the resemblance between South Africa's Spanish/Portuguese singer Miguel Pregueiro and South Africa's famous expat comedian Trevor Noah is uncanny! If you...
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Phil Maloney: 22 More Weird Things About South Africa

Last year, I wrote a post called 24 Weird Things About South Africa... writes Phil Maloney who lived for a few years as a...

Virtual Coding Tournament to Entertain and Educate Learners for Mandela Day

On 18 July a virtual tournament using the South African-developed Android app BOATS, will kick off with prizes and incentives of over R30000.00. While...
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Archbishop Tutu and Wife Leah Celebrate 65th Wedding Anniversary

The Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation on Thursday published a wonderful photo of Archbishop Tutu and his wife Leah as they celebrate their...
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SAA Proposed Dates for Repatriation Flights from UK and US to...

There's good news for South Africans still stranded in the US and UK as South African Airways has received approvals to operate flights between...