Comrades Marathon

Comrades Marathon: What time does the race start on Sunday?

By Garrin Lambley 10-06-23 15:55

One of South Africa’s iconic sporting events, the Comrades Marathon, will take place between Pietermaritzburg and Durban on Sunday, 11 June. ALSO READ | Comrades Marathon: Important weather forecast for Sunday Sunday’s race will be the 96th edition and the 48th ‘down’ run. As reported by The SAPeople website, this year’s race will cover 87.701km, making it the shortest […]

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Johannesburg landfills running out of space – the scary numbers

By Garrin Lambley 10-06-23 15:49

The City of Johannesburg has four landfills – and the are quickly, and worryingly, running out of space. ALSO READ | Comrades Marathon: Three popular spectator spots unavailable this year The biggest of the four by some distance is Robinson Deep which holds around 25 million tonnes of waste. MORE AND MORE PEOPLE CALLING JOHANNESBURG HOME According to the Outlier […]

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RIP: Former Bafana Bafana coach Clive Barker dies

By Ernest Makhaya 10-06-23 15:51

Former Bafana Bafana coach Clive Barker has died at the age of 78 after a long battle with illness. According to a statement released by the family, Barker had been battling with Lewy Body Dementia (LBD), and he succumbed to it on Saturday, 10 June. Barker remains the only coach to deliver the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) […]

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Best used crossovers for under R200 000

By Garrin Lambley 09-06-23 20:33

Want to upgrade from a small hatch but can’t afford a midsize SUV? These used crossovers will come to your rescue! The new Indian-sourced Citroen C3 has launched in SA for R230 000. But we got a bead on three used crossovers from cars.co.za for less than R200 000 that offer incredible quality and value for money. They’re just […]

Tapi Tapi

Cape Town deli churns out weird and wonderful treats

By Sundeeka Mungroo 09-06-23 20:22

Did you know that you could try dried fish and scotch bonnet ice cream in Cape Town? One Mother City eatery is making it all possible… TAPI TAPI TREATS IN CAPE TOWN It’s a wonderful celebration of Africa at Tapi Tapi in Cape Town, a cafe/bar/deli that is described as an ‘educational initiative that is […]

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How much it costs to fill a VW Polo in Gauteng compared to 4 years ago

By Garrin Lambley 09-06-23 19:09

As reported by the SAPeople website, the latest price changes for petrol and diesel  both inland and at the coast came into effect at midnight on Tuesday this week. ALSO READ | Carte Blanche: Fake gynae misconduct case wraps up – WATCH Petrol dropped by 71 cents a litre while diesel saw an 80-84 cents per litre decrease. That brought […]

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Daily Lotto: Here are Friday, 9 June’s results and numbers

By Sonja Baartman 09-06-23 21:39

Are you ready for the Daily Lotto draw on Friday, 9 June 2023? It’s yet another chance to find out whether or not you’re one of South Africa’s latest Daily Lotto winners. If you’ve decided to Phanda, Pusha, Play, then you might just strike it rich. Good luck! The Daily Lotto jackpot for Friday, 9 […]

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Comrades Marathon: Wally Hayward’s age record likely to fall

By Garrin Lambley 09-06-23 19:04

Comrades Marathon legend Wally Hayward’s record as the oldest person to complete the race is likely to fall on Sunday, 11 June. MUST READ | Comrades Marathon records likely to fall on Sunday: Here’s why When – not if – 81-year-old Johannes Maros Mosehla crosses the line at Hollywoodbets Kingsmead this weekend, he’ll break Hayward’s record as the oldest competitor […]

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Powerball: Here are Friday, 9 June’s results and numbers

By Sonja Baartman 09-06-23 21:03

It’s nearly time for Friday, 9 June 2023’s PowerBall and PowerBall Plus draws. Here are the numbers – and hopefully they mean one thing: You are South Africa’s latest multi-millionaire. POWERBALL AND POWERBALL PLUS JACKPOTS ESTIMATED AT: R32 million (PowerBall) R16 million (PowerBall Plus) If you really want your share of the jackpot, you have […]

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Expanding List: Over 50 charges against Rwandan Genocide suspect

By Storm Simpson 09-06-23 17:00

Ukiliho Kayishema Fulgence, 62, who was arrested for his alleged involvement in the 1994 Rwandan Genocide, made his third appearance in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on Friday, 9 June. The State added dozens of charges to his sheet. FULGENCE FACES OVER 50 GENOCIDE CHARGES As previously reported, last week, State Advocate Nathan Adriaanse asked […]

‘The body is bodying’: Busiswa’s MASSIVE weight loss [photos]

By Nokuthula Ngcobo 09-06-23 16:47

Whatever musician Busiswa Gqulu is doing to shed off the extra kilos on her body is clearly working because the My Power singer’s weight-loss is incredible. BUSISWA IMPRESSES WITH HER WEIGHT LOSS She recently took to her Instagram to show off her “summer body” with pictures and clips of a girl’s trip to Cape Town, Western […]

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Two Springbok legends could end iconic careers this weekend

By Craig Lewis 09-06-23 16:37

Two Springbok legends could head into retirement after this weekend, possibly bringing an end to their illustrious career. This weekend’s round of Currie Cup action will see the Bulls take on the Cheetahs in Pretoria, with the home side needing to win to secure their place in the Currie Cup semi-finals. The Cheetahs will be favourites […]

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V&A Waterfront commits to end single-use plastics by 2025

By Sundeeka Mungroo 09-06-23 16:30

GOING GREEN: V&A WATERFRONT WANTS PLASTIC GONE The V&A Waterfront recently amended its tenant lease agreement to include details that will help eliminate single-use plastics in the Waterfront by 2025. Guided by the South African Plastics Pact (SAPP), which is a ‘collaborative initiative aimed at creating a circular economy for plastic packaging’, the V&A Waterfront has included […]

Lunga Shabalala responds to abuse allegations made by Thando Thabethe

By More Mabandi 09-06-23 15:15

After Thando Thabethe obtained a protection order, Lunga Shabalala allegedly responded to her harassment claims. Thando Thabethe said in the piece published by City Press that she had petitioned the courts for a restraining order against Lunga Shabalala because of what she deemed to be harassment and “strange behaviour.” Their most recent and ostensibly last separation, according […]

LIFT Airline halts coastal route for one month

Lift Airline Premium passengers to get ‘MasterChef’ meals

By Sundeeka Mungroo 09-06-23 14:51

Lift Airline is offering its passengers more and more – in the form of luxury dining created by ‘MasterChef SA’ 2022 winner, Shawn Godfrey. MASTERCHEF MEALS FOR LIFT AIRLINES In a delicious bit of good news for travellers, Lift Airline recently partnered with MasterChef South Africa 2022 winner, Shawn Godfrey, to curate a luxury dining experience for […]

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‘Old money’: Johann Rupert praised over ‘simple’ watch [photo]

By Megan van den Heever 09-06-23 14:08

He may be South Africa’s richest man, but Johann Rupert is by no means a “flashy” billionaire businessman. This was the consensus from social media users who praised the mogul for “not advertising his wealth.” According to Forbes, Rupert has a net worth of $11 billion (over R200 billion). Ironically, the 73-year-old has accumulated much of his […]

Four strategies to make your neighborhood safer

By The Conversation 09-06-23 13:57

A series of gunshots fired late at night in East Atlanta recently prompted my neighbor to post on our local Facebook group, asking what we can do as a community to make it less dangerous to live and work in the area. You may be asking yourself the same question. Since the start of the […]

US halts food aid to Ethiopia, perpetrators to face consequences

By AFP 09-06-23 13:44

The US halts food aid to Ethiopia, citing “a widespread and coordinated campaign” to divert donated supplies from the needy. USAID halted food aid to Ethiopia Thursday 8th June, 2023, citing “a widespread and coordinated campaign” to divert donated supplies from the needy as Addis Ababa vowed to hold perpetrators to account. “We made the […]

Teenager blows R1.2 million of family’s savings on mobile games

By Rae Seleme 09-06-23 13:33

R1.2 million: A teenage girl reportedly spent R323 163 on games, R561 330 on in-app purchases and over R267 355 on games for 10 pupils. DFA and IOL reported on Thursday, 8 June that a 13-year-old teenage girl reportedly spent R1.2 million of her family’s savings. ALSO READ: Netflix enters the gaming world by releasing a set of mobile […]

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Bafana boss: Why I picked ZERO Chiefs players for Morocco clash

By Craig Lewis 09-06-23 12:53

Bafana head coach Hugo Broos has explained why no Chiefs were able to crack the nod for his latest squad named on Thursday. On Thursday, Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos unveiled the final list of players he will send to represent South Africa in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against World Cup semi-finalists Morocco […]

Police make swift arrests after horrific farm murder of 74-year-old woman

Would a Commission of Inquiry help solve farm murder crisis in SA?

By Nokwanda Ncwane 09-06-23 12:21

A prominent businesswoman from Limpopo and her family member were set alight in yet another gruesome farm murder. The Democratic Alliance (DA) says it will write to President Cyril Ramaphosa to request the establishment of a Commission of Inquiry into farm murders. This comes as five people were murdered last weekend in different farms. In one […]

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‘Knows his worth’: Black Coffee’s R5m booking fee impresses SA

By Marilynn Manuel 09-06-23 11:45

Many South Africans believe that Black Coffee is absolutely worth his alleged R5.5 million booking fee. Do you agree? South African musician DJ Black Coffee — real name Nkosinathi Innocent Maphumulo — is arguably one of the most successful artists to grace local soil. The Grammy-award winning DJ has made a name for himself internationally […]

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Rugby World Cup 1995: Where are they now – Joost van der Westhuizen

By Craig Lewis 09-06-23 11:42

South Africa unforgettably won the 1995 Rugby World Cup on home soil – now 28 years ago. Where are those Springbok heroes today? FOR THE LATEST RUGBY WORLD CUP 2023 NEWS VISIT THE SAPEOPLE WEBSITE The SAPeople website takes a look at what has happened to the heroic starting Springbok XV that memorable day at Ellis […]

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Rwandan genocide fugitive Fulgence Kayishema back in court

By Storm Simpson 09-06-23 11:36

Fulgence Kayishema, a suspected participant in the 1994 Rwandan genocide, is set to appear in court for the third time in Cape Town. Fulgence Kayishema, 62, who allegedly participated in the 1994 Rwandan genocide, is expected to appear in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on Friday, 9 June, for the third time. He was arrested […]

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