A hate speech complaint earlier this year by part time singer and right winger Steve Hofmeyr and his mother-of-5 sidekick Sunette Bridges against fact checking website Africa Check "was little more than an attempt to harass, intimidate and stifle deb... Read more
South African brandies have again emerged as world champions having taken top honours in this year's International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) as well as the International Spirits Challenge (ISC). These two competitions are seen as the most au... Read more
Following the announcement of the new regulation put into place by the Ministry of Home Affairs regarding travelling with children in and out of South Africa, please take urgent note of the below summary from the Publication of the Draft Immigration ... Read more
Any expat serious about returning to SA and investing in property would have been interested in recent reports that Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti wants commercial farmers to hand over half their farms to farmworkers. Even ... Read more
At 25 one of Presient Jacob Zuma's many children stands to make history as the person who landed one of the highest jobs in the country at the lowest age with the shortest CV.Thuthukile Zuma has become chief of staff in the telecoms department in the... Read more
This Pork Belly Roast recipe is like you have never tasted before. Found this awesome recipe on the internet and made it, and it was absolutely delicious. I just love the cooking of Jamie Oliver, and you will agree his combination of herbs and meat a... Read more
The SABC has paid about R42m in "thank you" bonuses to its staff and middle managers - in addition to normal bonuses.
Sunday Times, via I-Net Bridge reports that SABC sources have confirmed that SABC new boss Hlaudi Motsoeneng (above) approved the b... Read more
Expats have been following recent reports that next time they visit SA and catch a Springbok rugby test, that the little Afrikaans part of the national anthem taken from the old "Die Stem" will have been stripped out of Nkosi Sikelel iAfrica.
In fac... Read more
Britain will expand funding to assist South Africa to develop a carbon trading market in an attempt to rein in its rising greenhouse-gas emissions from coal-related energy production.
engineeringnews.co.za quotes a Reuters report in which it is said... Read more
Is it OK for a murder accused to get drunk in a trendy Sandton club and start all sorts of tussles with other club-goers? That is the question we might ask ourselves now that reports emerge that murder accused paralympian Oscar Pistorius allegedly in... Read more
Is Oscar Pistorius back to his old self again?
The Paralympic athlete who shot and killed his girlfriend, the model Reeva Steenkamp, was in the VIP section of a trendy Sandton club when he found himself in an alteration – again. Eyewitness News (EWN... Read more
Thinking of taking the UK Border Bullies for a ride? Think again. The Home Office has now placed new restrictions on the entrepreneur visa route in response to scams from individuals and organised criminal groups.
The entrepreneur route of becoming ... Read more
How much have South Africans coughed up in fuel levies in recent years? Was it around R238-billion over the past six years or R240-billion since 1998, or R180-billion?
It's perfectly understandable if you are confused. Highly conflicting claims were... Read more
South Africa's 38% state-owned wireline and wireless telecommunications provider Telkom is planning to radically reduce workers from minority groups with its 'absolute race representivity' policy.
Trade union Solidarity warns Telkom would have to re... Read more
It's loooong overdue but at last South Africa is waking up to the need of expanding its public transport network. New, modern and safe commuter trains will start to be on the tracks by next year.
The announcement was made by Communications Minister ... Read more
They came in droves to find a better life; now they might be leaving as fast as they arrived.
As the South African government, afraid of the influx if foreigners and high unemployment, brings into force new strict visa regulations shortly after the ... Read more
When you think you know it all you get a wonderful tip on making a super salad. My daughter got this tip from a Chef and made the salad yesterday and I can honestly say it works, even when she refrigerated the left over salad it kept beautifully. Use... Read more
If you want to know something about a person, go and see how they treat their animals, the saying goes. If this is true, what does this latest piece of breaking news say about South Africa's newly elected National Council of Provinces chairperson Tha... Read more
August equals Women’s Day and that means it’s time for a Rusty Nail, a Screaming Orgasm and maybe a few Painkillers. That’s right girls, it’s happy hour all day long and the shooters and cocktails are a-flowing.
Racheltjie De Beer the Movie
If you grew up in South Africa then it's almost a guarantee that you have stumbled across the story of Racheltjie De Beer, the Voortrekker girl who, after getting lost with her younger brother during a snowstorm, uses her body to shelter him from the cold, sacrificing her life for his.
South African gospel group Soweto Gospel Choir has teamed up with international rockers U2 on a World Cup project. The Grammy award-winning groups have recorded music that will be used on sports channel, ESPN, during the FIFA World Cup.
South African media outlets and the public have acted in defiance, following State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele's warning yesterday, that the media must stop publishing photographs and footage of President Jacob Zuma's home at Nkandla in KwaZulu-Natal.
He said this posed an unacceptable security breach under the National Key Points Act that would not be tolerated in any democracy.
Roosterkoek, THE traditional bread to accompany a braai. The roosterkoek is simply balls of bread dough cooked on a grid over the coals, and is best eaten piping hot and straight off the grill. Don’t let winter spoil it for you, use a griddle pan. Lekker!