Zambia Revives Plan to Cull 2,000 Hippos over Next 5 Years

LUSAKA - Zambia has revived plans it suspended two years ago, after protests by animal rights activists, for the controlled slaughter of up to...

South Africa’s Transnet Removes CEO Following Alleged ‘Misconduct’ Worth Millions

JOHANNESBURG - Wiping out corruption in South Africa continues with an announcement that Transnet's board of directors has removed Chief Executive Siyabonga Gama, who...

Urgent Help Sought for Families Affected by Devastating Khayelitsha Fire

Urgent help is being sought from South Africans, locally and abroad, after a devastating fire ripped through Khayelitsha township in Cape Town in the...
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FeesMustFall Leader’s Trial Postponed to April Next Year

The case of the South African student activist and #FeesMustFall campaign leader, Mcebo Dlamini has been officially postponed to next year April. The student leader,...

E-Failing! Hilarious Reactions to SARS’ Clarification of E-Filing Collapse

South Africans were blown away - in the wrong way - this week when the SARS Chief Officer for Digital and IT Mmamathe Makhekhe-Mokhuane appeared...

Guest House Arrests Illustrate Community Needed to Fight Rhino Poaching

The Department of Environmental Affairs has urged community members to assist the police and conservation authorities to combat rhino poaching. “Community members are the eyes...

VBS Mutual Bank Retrenches Employees

Some employees of VBS Mutual Bank have finally agreed to sign retrenchment letters following days of refusing to sign them. The employees had a meeting...

This Week’s Hot Topics on Carte Blanche (Available to Expats Too)

This week’s episode of Carte Blanche investigates some of the hottest current topics in South Africa -  how millions were siphoned off at VBS...
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South Africans Rally to Help Couple Who Fell Off a Cliff

A crowdfunding campaign has been created for Mar-Louise (29) and André Pretorius (31) from Howick, Kwa-Zulu Natal in South Africa, who were involved in serious...

South Africa’s Ramaphosa Orders Inquiry at $142 Billion State Pension Fund

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday appointed a judicial inquiry into the R2 trillion rand ($142 billion) state pension fund, a...

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