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Seven locations to see snow in South Africa this winter

By Sundeeka Mungroo 11-06-23 15:59

If you’re planning to go in search of snow in South Africa this winter, here are seven spots where snow is known to make an appearance… In terms of climate, South Africa is known to be a mostly warm and temperate country, with lashings of sunshine and balmy breezes that only contribute to it’s reputation of being a favourite holiday […]

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Comrades Marathon: Tete Dijana defends title, breaks record

By Garrin Lambley 11-06-23 17:02

South Africa’s Tete Dijana defended his Comrades Marathon title on Sunday, smashing the ‘down’ record in the process. ALSO READ | Comrades Finish Medical Facility to include pre-hospital ICU Dijana stopped the clock in 5:14:01. The previous record belonged to David Gatebe who posted 5:18:19 in 2016. Dijana won R500 000 for triumphing and another R500 000 for breaking the […]

Daily Lotto

Daily Lotto: Here are Saturday, 10 June’s numbers and results

By Sonja Baartman 10-06-23 21:39

Are you ready for the Daily Lotto draw on Saturday, 10 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 Saturday, 10 […]

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Lotto: Here are Saturday, 10 June’s numbers and results

By Sonja Baartman 10-06-23 21:01

Are you ready for the 10 June 2023 Lotto and Lotto Plus draw on Saturday? It’s yet another chance to find out whether or not you’re South Africa’s latest overnight millionaire. FOR THE LATEST SA EXPAT NEWS VISIT SAPEOPLE If you’ve decided to Phanda, Pusha, Play then you might just strike gold here. Let’s have a […]

Comrades Marathon

Comrades Marathon: International runners love SA’s ultimate human race

By Lorne Philpot 10-06-23 17:40

Elite international athletes express both love and enjoyment for the ultimate human race, South Africa’s Comrades Marathon. While many South Africans may not be feeling much love for SA at the moment, many of the international athletes who participate in Sunday’s ultra-marathon sing the country’s praises and love the well-organised sporting event. Thousands of local […]

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Springboks Rugby Championship squad: Frans Steyn the big casualty

By AFP 10-06-23 17:32

Injury-plagued utility back Francois Steyn was the big-name omission from the 40-man Springbok training squad named on Saturday for next month’s Rugby Championship. Steyn, now 36, was a key figure in the Springboks’ 2019 Rugby World Cup triumph in Japan as well as the 2007 victory in France. His chances of becoming a champion for a third time appear to […]

V&A Waterfront

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

By Sundeeka Mungroo 10-06-23 17:14

The V&A Waterfront has plans to eliminate single-use plastics in the complex by the year 2025. Here are the details… 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 […]

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Camera traps Land Cruiser owner at 536km/h in Namibia – PICTURE

By Garrin Lambley 10-06-23 16:12

A Toyota Land Cruiser owner has sarcastically bragged about possessing the fastest of its SUV kind in the world after receiving a puzzling speeding fine. According to a Facebook post on the HULK 4X4 Suspensions & Landcruiser boys page, Mr I Smith was caught by a speed camera traveling at 536km/h. The location of the infringement is […]

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French Open: SA wheelchair stars Kgothatso Montjane, Donald Ramphadi into finals

By Garrin Lambley 10-06-23 16:00

South Africa’s wheelchair tennis stars Kgothatso Montjane and Donald Ramphadi both triumphed in their doubles semi-finals at the French Open, booking their places in the finals to be held at Roland Garros in Paris on Saturday. RESULT | Novak Djokovic beats Carlos Alcaraz to reach French Open final Montjane, the women’s world No 8 and a 2022 Roland Garros finalist, rebounded from […]

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 […]

Clive Barker

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 […]

Daily Lotto

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 […]

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