Zuma says SA rises to any challenge

As South Africa enters its last week of hosting the 2010 Fifa World Cup, President Jacob Zuma has said in an interview with Fifa...

Top Designer tackles poverty in Africa

by Bongani Nkosi Abject poverty in some African communities could soon be tackled in formidable fashion, if a newly launched five-year campaign – led by...

SA Swimmer engaged to Prince of Monaco

South African former Olympic swimmer Charlene Wittstock is to marry her prince. The Royal Palace of Monaco today announced the engagement of Prince Albert...

Roger Milla, FIFA give Malaria the Boot

by Janine Erasmus Legendary African footballer Roger Milla and Fifa are to tackle malaria by joining the United Against Malaria partnership. The former Cameroonian forward, whose...

Drumming his way to global stardom

by Bongani Nkosi Cobus Potgieter, a self-taught South African drummer, is an authentic international trendsetter who’s capturing the hearts of fans the world over. The 23-year-old...

Youth Day Celebrations

Today's Youth Day - when South Africa remembers the young people who lost their lives in the Soweto riots of 1976, fighting against Apartheid...

Nandos offers free coke to South Americans

As South Africa prepares to play Uruguay today, Nandos has issued another quirky ad. Remember last time they offered the Mexicans free chicken if they...

New Book about Living In or Leaving SA

A new book has been released that's sure to stir the conversation at braais and dinner parties in South Africa and across the globe:...

District 9 Actress tackles Big 5

Actress, presenter and model Vanessa Haywood, who was recently voted by FHM as one the world’s 100 sexiest women, will take part in the...

South Africans are SHOUTing

It's just two months since SHOUT was launched, and already the anti-crime movement is set to make its first cheque handover at the end...

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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...