SA trio en route to Mongolia

A team of three determined South African women is crossing Europe in the epic 16 000km Mongol Rally from the UK to Mongolia to raise...

South African Golf Enjoys Surge of Success

South Africa is well represented at this week's U.S. Open golf tournament here in the Washington area. Seven South Africans are in the field...

South African Jokes and Lightheartedness during Loadshedding!

It's the busiest time of the year, but South Africans have been experiencing extreme power outages that wreak havoc on Christmas shopping...along with all the...
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World Comeback Winner Schalk Burger “Wasn’t ready to say goodbye”

South African flank Schalk Burger has won the Laureus World Comeback of the Year Award in Shanghai, China, today. In his moving acceptance speech,...
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An Open Letter to Oscar Pistorius

My dear Oscar, Your freedom of access to newspaper articles and the internet doubtless leaves you somewhat bemused by your precipitous fall from grace in...

A bit of South Africa in London

Team South Africa, as well as those citizens going to London to show their support, will be welcomed at the Ekhaya Hospitality Centre, a...

Sibusiso Vilane’s trek to the top

by Nicky Rehbock As the first black African to summit Mount Everest and walk to the South Pole completely unaided, Sibusiso Vilane, 40, is one...

Princess Charlene & Prince Albert Present Royal Twins on a Bittersweet...

Yesterday was declared a public holiday in Monaco as Princess Charlene (36) and Prince Albert (56) joyfully introduced their twins to the residents of the small, but...

World Leaders praise Mandela

by Mary Alexander Leaders across the world extended birthday wishes to former South African president Nelson Mandela on 18 July. US President Barack Obama: US President...

South African Expat Becomes First Woman to Swim Around Dubai’s Famous...

South African expat - and accomplished musician - Kieran Ballard-Tremeer has become the first woman to swim around Palm Jumeirah in Dubai, the iconic artificial island...

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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...