Two SA films get Oscar nod

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This year, the music documentary about folk singer Sixto Rodriguez, Searching for Sugar Man, has been nominated for Best Documentary in 2013, the 85th instalment...
Dustin Motzouris jet skis through Empangeni

Zululander Jet Skis Through Empangeni Flood

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In typical Zululander style, the locals didn't let a little flood stop them having fun this weekend. Legendary jet ski champion Dustin Motzouris took...

Saving the world a drop at a time

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Imagine taking a bath anywhere at any time without using the traditional method of water. A young South African entrepreneur has developed a product...

SA scientist hailed as power woman

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A South African scientist has been named one of 20 ‘Youngest Power Women in Africa 2012’ by Forbes Magazine. These are women – all under the...

Old Fourlegs – a fishy tale

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Had it not been for the passion of a self-trained South African naturalist, the discovery of a living specimen of the rare coelacanth...

Restoring lives after rape

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When Jessica Foord was gang-raped five years ago while on a hike with her father, she vowed not to let the trauma consume her...

Lira to usher in Obama term

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Award-winning songbird Lira is set to wow the world - she's received a request to perform at President-elect Barack Obama’s inauguration ball on 21 January...

The Iliad goes local

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Homer’s Iliad, the well-known Greek poem set in the Trojan War, has been translated into English versions and virtually every language in the world for...

Swimmer’s memoir up for award

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Top South African open water marathon swimmer Theodore Yach, who holds the record for the most crossings to Robben Island, has published an autobiography that has...

African artists shine at the Tate

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London’s prestigious Tate Gallery has turned its eyes to Africa, with plans to bring modern art from the continent to international attention through a...

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