SA Expat: “We Bought a Farm in South Africa”

After 20 years living abroad, we're moving back to South Africa to raise our family on a farm... writes Lauren from Wild Country Farm...

Lunch with One of the Karoo’s Most Beautiful Flowers

Lizzy was born on the other side of town, on a farm called Noorspoort, owned by the legendary Craven family. “I learnt from my...

Lion on the Loose in SA’s Karoo: Helicopter Brought Into Search

The desperate search for an escaped lion in the Karoo National Park outside Beaufort West in the Western Cape continued into its sixth day. According...

SA Rangers on Lion Search Discover an Eland Carcass

Tuesday marked the fifth day since a lion escape in the Karoo National Park outside Beaufort West, Western Cape. This is according to Nico van...
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Powerful ‘My South Africa’ Address by Prof Jansen Goes Viral Again...

The transcript of an address - titled 'My South Africa' - by Prof Jonathan Jansen is going viral yet again. The man many South...

Children in the Platteland, South Africa

In summer, the familiar rushing sound of the Great Fish River pumping through our home town of Cradock in the Eastern Cape is often...

Moving to the Karoo – Life in a Small South African...

We received a Christmas card a month late the first year we arrived in Cradock, brought to us by our neighbour across the road,...
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Why Raise a Princess, When you can Raise a Warrior

Before I had kids, I watched a friend clear their newborn baby’s nose by sucking out the mucous, as the infant simply could not...
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Pubs and Padstalle of Route 62, South Africa

It seems, for some of us, that the older we get the more inclined we are to be reckless. Who but the very bravest of...
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Have You Ever Seen The Rain?

People who live in the desert love rain. They love it in ways city people don’t understand. In the Karoo and the Kalahari, the horizons...

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Over 40 dogs were shockingly poisoned in one day in the small Johannesburg suburb of Florida, Roodepoort, earlier this month. According to experts about...

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From Gauteng to the Western Cape, land grabs have become part and parcel of South African life, threatening to leave once peaceful communities divided....

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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...