With South Africa's beloved former president passing this week, UK based journalist Piet van Niekerk remembers a very special encounter with Nelson Mandela.
"The last time I saw Madiba was at his 90th birthday concert in Hyde Park, London, but my fo... Read more
It is a sad day for South Africa. Today, the 5th of December 2013 Nelson Mandela, our Madiba, passed away at the age of 95. He was one of the most loved leaders of the 20th century and his life was a true legacy and will never be forgotten.
Former communications minister Dina Pule (right) must apologise to Parliament, the communications department, and the Sunday Times for "persistently lying and unethical conduct", Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has ruled.
You may read many short ne... Read more
SA Rugby's decision to implement race quotas next year will be a violation if the International Rugby Board's prohibition on race discrimination. It will also be a violation of the Olympic Charter.
The South African Rugby Union (Saru) said earlier t... Read more
Ndoyiya, a Queenstown native, has been cooking for Mandela since 1992. Her job interview consisted of just one question: “Can you cook our home food?”
Well-versed in making traditional South African fare, Ndoyiya was hired immediately.
This is such an easy and delicious recipe that was given to me by Nicola Conradie from Biesiesvlei in North West Province. I just had to share it with you. They had their own dairy on the farm, so the milk was full of cream and of course ... Read more
Does opening your lunchbox at work every day fill you with a sense of tedious inevitability? Are you sick of pricey shop bought sandwiches and soggy supermarket salads? Well despair no more! We've put together 3 of our favourite recipes for scrumptio... Read more
Good friends, great food and an appreciation of local as well as internationally brewed beer brands in cans, is what revellers can expect at this year's Soweto Beer Festival, taking place from 25 to 28 October 2013 at SHAP Stadium, opposite Mofolo Pa... Read more
Can you imagine how awesome this is? Out of the oven, drenched with brandy sauce, as a pudding with ice cream and custard or just served as teatime treat... it is YUMMY. Maybe you have this recipe or similar, but this one is a bit different as... Read more
Do you remember those cake tins full of cookies over the December holidays? I had to tape the tins around the rim to prevent my kids eating them all at once.
Realizing its October already I'm having a hard time getting into the Christmas spirit this... Read more