blood moon

Blood Moon: Lunar Eclipse Myths from Around the World

By Guest Contributor 27-07-18 16:51

Millions of people will have the opportunity to see a lunar eclipse – an event popularly known in the media as a “blood moon” – on Friday July 27. Visible for most of the world including South Africa – only North America and Greenland are expected to miss out – it’s set to be the […]

Indonesian Villagers Kill Almost 300 Crocodiles in Revenge

By Reuters 17-07-18 00:36

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesian villagers armed with knives, hammers and clubs slaughtered 292 crocodiles in revenge for the death of a man killed by a crocodile at a breeding farm, an official said. Photographs released by Antara news agency showed bloodied carcasses of the crocodiles in a large pile in the Sorong district of the […]

Nancy Sinatra, 1st Wife of Star Frank Sinatra Dies at 101

By Reuters 15-07-18 01:06

Nancy Sinatra, the first wife of the late, legendary singer and actor Frank Sinatra, died Friday at the age of 101, her daughter, also named Nancy Sinatra, said in an internet tweet. “My mother passed away peacefully tonight at the age of 101,” the younger Nancy Sinatra, 78, wrote on her official Twitter page. “She […]

WATCH Choir Literally Take America By Storm with Toto’s AFRICA

By Jenni Baxter 28-12-20 16:23

It’s not often you see international TV mogul Simon Cowell clapping along to the acts he judges, but this Los Angeles choir’s mesmerising rendition of Toto’s ‘Africa’ has even Cowell joining in… and giving it a standing ovation! SAPeople followers will remember Angel City Chorale’s original video of ‘Africa’ in 2013 – in which they […]

All 12 Boys and Coach Successfully Rescued from Thai Cave!

By SAPeople 11-07-18 09:56

CHIANG RAI, Thailand (Reuters) – All 12 boys and their soccer coach have been successfully rescued from the flooded Thai cave where they had been trapped deep inside for over a fortnight. A Thai navy SEAL unit confirmed the fantastic news on their Facebook page on Tuesday 10 July. The announcement means a successful end […]

At Least 4 Boys Have Exited Thai Cave!

By SAPeople 08-07-18 17:27

BANGKOK (Reuters) – At least four boys have exited a flooded cave in northern Thailand where they have been trapped for more than two weeks, a senior member of rescue operation’s medical team said on Sunday. According to Reuters the senior member said six of the boys had exited (and local reports mention four being […]

At Least 38 Killed, 50 Missing as “Historic” Torrential Rain Pounds Japan

By SAPeople 07-07-18 12:15

TOKYO (Reuters) – At least 50 people were missing and four in critical condition as torrential rain that has killed 38 people pounds western and central Japan, public broadcaster NHK said on Saturday, with more than 1.6 million evacuated from their homes. Japan’s Meteorological Agency retained special weather warnings for three prefectures in the main […]

Looming Beer Shortage Risks Leaving England’s World Cup Fans Gasping

By SAPeople 27-06-18 19:40

LONDON (Reuters) – A shortage of carbon dioxide has hit Britain’s biggest brewers and soft drink makers, disrupting production just as drinkers’ thirst peaks due to a heatwave and a World Cup soccer tournament in which England is doing unusually well. Hot weather and a build-up of beer stocks ahead of the World Cup lifted […]

Peloponnese in Greece

Earthquake Shakes Southern Greece

By SAPeople Contributor 25-06-18 15:29

ATHENS (Reuters) – A 5.5 magnitude earthquake shook the southwestern area of the Peloponnese in Greece in the early hours of Monday. Its epicenter was offshore, 26 km (16 miles) west of the town of Methoni at a depth of 30.4 km, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no early reports of serious damage or injuries, […]

WATCH James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke with Paul McCartney

By SAPeople 22-06-18 23:49

James Corden’s latest Carpool Karaoke – featuring Paul McCartney – has gone totally viral, clocking up 2.7 million views on YouTube in 24 hours, and over 18 million on Facebook in 12 hours! Watch below as McCartney takes a trip down memory lane – and Penny Lane – revealing the moving story of how he […]

Home of China’s Dog Meat Festival Defiant Amid Outcry

By SAPeople 12-02-19 21:10

YULIN, China (Reuters) – Residents of China’s southern city of Yulin defended eating dog meat to celebrate the summer solstice on Thursday, as animal rights activists seek new ways to pressure organizers to cancel the annual festival. (Please note: the photos are distressing, so we have not included them in the article, however there are […]

Trump Set to Meet with North Korean Kim Jong Un

By Wendy Mothata 10-06-18 18:04

The United States president, Donald Trump has arrived in Singapore on Sunday Morning prior to the summit with North Korean leader  Kim Jong Un. Kim landed a few hours before Trump made his arrival in the city. The aim of the summit is to discuss the nuclear deal with North Korea. The two leaders are […]

Celebrity Chef Anthony Bourdain Passes Away at 61

By SAPeople 08-06-18 15:22

(Reuters) – U.S. celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, host of CNN’s food-and-travel-focused “Parts Unknown” television series, killed himself in a French hotel room, CNN said on Friday, in the second high-profile suicide of a U.S. celebrity this week. He was 61. Bourdain, whose career catapulted him from cooking at New York’s top restaurants to dining in […]

African Spiderman Hero to be Granted French Citizenship for Saving Child

By SAPeople 29-05-18 00:27

French President Emmanuel Macron has announced that the ‘Spiderman hero’ from Africa, Mamoudou Gassama – who scaled a building in Paris to save a young boy, hanging precariously from a fourth-floor balcony – will be given residence papers for his selfless, heroic deed. Gassama, an illegal immigrant from West African country Mali, climbed the facade […]

Will Smith’s World Cup Anthem ‘Live It Up’ Divides Fans

By SAPeople 25-05-18 23:31

LONDON (Reuters) – Soccer’s World Cup organizers divided fans by releasing the tournament’s official song on Friday – a fast-paced dance tune titled “Live It Up” featuring American actor and rapper Will Smith. Some on social media asked how the tune’s Latin American feel fitted in with the tournament’s host country Russia – and compared […]

Movie Mogul Weinstein Handcuffed in Court to Face Sex Crime Charges

By SAPeople 25-05-18 19:35

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Film mogul Harvey Weinstein appeared in handcuffs in a New York court on Friday to face charges of rape and other sex crimes against two of the scores of women who have accused him of misconduct, ending his reign as a Hollywood kingpin. Weinstein, the 66-year-old co-founder of the Miramax film […]

Incredible Journey of Meghan’s Dog… from Rags to Royalty

By SAPeople 23-05-18 13:46

Meghan Markle’s dog has become one of the unexpected feelgood stories of the Meghan and Prince Harry’s Royal Wedding. Thousands of people shared a photo over the weekend, which showed Meghan’s Beagle – named Guy – spotted sitting in the car next to the Queen of England, Queen Elizabeth II! The picture was reportedly taken […]

South Africa Recalls Ambassador to Israel

By SAPeople 15-05-18 07:47

South Africa has recalled its ambassador to Israel, following an attack on the Gaza border which left 55 Palestinians dead and 2,700 wounded… on a day in which the United States opened a controversial embassy in Jerusalem. South Africa condemned “the indiscriminate and grave manner of the latest Israeli attack”. Turkey also recalled its ambassador from […]

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