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SA Regulator Sets Conditions for $100 Billion AB InBev, SABMiller Deal

By SAPeople Staff Writer 31-05-16 23:13

JOHANNESBURG – The world’s largest brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev gained conditional approval on Tuesday for its $100 billion-plus acquisition of SABMiller from South African anti-trust regulators, bringing the deal closer to fruition. Conditions attached to the deal include a binding one that no South African employee be laid off because of the merger, the Competition Commission […]

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16 Famous Alumni of SA’s Fort Hare as it Turns 100

By SAPeople Staff Writer 18-05-16 14:46

First called the South African Native College, it opened its doors in Alice, Eastern Cape, in 1916. Nelson Mandela and Oliver Tambo met at Fort Hare in 1939. In 1960 the government took control of Fort Hare. At its May 2016 graduation ceremony there were 2,845 new graduates, 39 of them PhDs. There were celebrations at the […]


Gratitude from a South African Graduate for his Hardworking Parents

By SAPeople Contributor 13-05-16 10:09

A post written by South African graduate Zukisani Ndwendwe in tribute to his parents – who did all that they could to encourage their children’s academic studies – has gone viral highlighting the importance of education… and gratitude. Zukisani’s parents couldn’t read or write themselves, but they made sure that their children could. Today Zukisani […]

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Naledi Pandor Awarded Germany’s Grand Cross of Merit

By SAPeople Contributor 28-11-20 15:11

Germany has awarded South African Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor, with the Grand Cross of Merit and described her as symbolising the new South Africa: “modern, innovative, progressive, outstanding female leadership”. The German Ambassador to South Africa, Walter Lindner, said at the ceremony: “With the Grand Cross of Merit we recognise Naledi Pandor’s continuous […]

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SA President Condemns ‘Suspicious’ Torching of Vuwani Schools

By SAPeople Contributor 06-05-16 10:53

President Jacob Zuma has condemned the burning of 23 schools in Vuwani in Limpopo in protests that have turned violent and which he describes as suspicious. Today it has been reported that 50 schools in the area have been closed indefinitely, affecting almost 30,000 pupils (26,987 to be exact). The South African president said: “I wish […]

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South African Teenager is World’s Top Maths Student

By SAPeople Contributor 19-04-16 16:45

Dario Trinchero, a matriculant at Somerset College in the Western Cape, has become the first South African to earn the title of top mathematics student in the world after achieving the highest marks possible – 100 percent! – in the International Cambridge University advanced subsidiary examinations. Trinchero placed first in two mathematics exams, and achieved […]


Julius Malema’s Graduation Pics

By SAPeople Staff Writer 30-03-16 20:03

A group of Economic Freedom Fighters MPs turned up at the Unisa graduation ceremony on Wednesday to support their newly graduated party leader, Julius Malema. Malema graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Human and Social Studies. A trim-looking Malema was dressed in the official graduation garb and cap, forsaking EFF red for the evening.

SA-Born Editor of “Mad Max” Hot Favourite to Win Oscar

By SAPeople Staff Writer 28-02-16 15:18

If the Los Angeles Times has its way, South African-born Margaret Sixel will win the Academy Award tonight for her brilliant editing of the Charlize Theron movie “Mad Max: Fury Road”, Sixel’s first action pic. “Margaret Sixel’s Herculean effort cutting together the massive amount of footage shot by her husband, George Miller, is the favorite,” […]

Nigerian Student Builds Solar Car from Scrap

By SAPeople Contributor 12-02-19 21:07

The thing with solar-powered cars is that you can only drive them during the day. It’s a problem solved by Nigerian student Segun Oyeyiola, who added a wind turbine to his Beetle. Now he can drive all night, too. It cost the Nigerian man more than R70 000 to fight his personal battle against global warming […]

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