She might be the main induna in the Pretoria High Court where Oscar Pistorius stood trial, but most South Africans do not agree with judge Thokozile Masipa's verdict in the matter. In fact almost 2 in 3 South Africans believe Oscar Pistorius intended... Read more
We just got to love a self-made man with loads of brain and money power. A man that can say what he likes and get away with it. Like this dude, the American business magnate, Donald Trump.
Most of us wanted to say it out loud, but we were too afraid... Read more
It is a claim that has been widely circulated since Andile Mngxitama, a Member of Parliament and "commissar for land and agrarian revolution" with the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), raised the issue in an open letter to business tycoon Richard Bran... Read more
Heard this fantastic easy recipe over the radio this week ( RSG - they called it Piet se Sonde) and I just could not wait to make it. This was the first time I made oxtail stew and it turned out great. Oxtail is one of the most underestimated product... Read more
A petition urging South Africa's tourism and home affairs ministries to introduce electronic visas (e-visas) for tourists has been launched by the Democratic Alliance.The DA wants both ministries to introduce regulations that would pave the way for t... Read more
Trade union Solidarity says it will continue Renate Barnard's fight against affirmative action injustice despite the Constitutional Court's ruling against her.For nine years, Barnard was involved in a legal battle with the South African Police Servic... Read more
White folks in Zimbabwe should pack their bags and leave for England.That's the message from geriatric Zimbo president Robert Mugabe. The dictator was speaking in his home town of Zvimbawhen when he said white folks removed from land redistributed to... Read more
Despite the ANC government's best efforts, South Africa did not tip into a recession this winter. Second-quarter GDP figures show the economy grew by a meager 0.6% during the April-to-June period.
According to a report on the BBC website the SA econ... Read more
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) wants to make sweeping changes to the black economic-empowerment (BEE) certification process and preferential procurement policy in a bid to create a class of black industrialists and accelerate "radical" tr... Read more
Moneyweb and Maxum have put their research together to come up with a list of the best paying jobs in SA. Eyewitness News reports this is the definitive list should you be in the need to earn well over R100 000 per month: Read more
If you had the privilege of growing up in the Cape Province, you definitely would have heard of waterblommetjies and tasted it. For you that don't know, waterblommetjiebredie is a stew made with water flowers. Waterblommetjies is commonly known ... Read more
It took a very long time but at last British businessman Shrien Dewani has been found fit to standtrial for the murder of his wife Anni in South Africa.
A mental health report submitted to the Western Cape High Court states that the Dewani "is not m... Read more
The South African government says it wants to rebuild what was once the most powerful army in Africa.
The first step – one of four milestones set out by the government - is to stop the current rot and the steady decline of the competencies of the cu... Read more
Is the "race question" in South Africa just a black/white thing? When someone is accused of "playing the race card" are they contrasting blacks and whites only? These are questions posed by positive South African news website www.sagoodnews.co.za fou... Read more
One of the world's leading travel magazines, Condé Nast Travel Magazine, has listed the friendliest and unfriendliest cities in the world, and South African cities feature on both sides of the spectrum
The website Business Tech (http://businesstech.... Read more
2 in 5 South Africans believe women should stay at home, rather than working.
This is the finding of consumer insights company Pondering Panda,who interviewed 3,075 adults between the ages of 18 and 49 across South Africa to gauge opinion on common ... Read more
DA will push for Zuma's impeachment
The Nkandla report released today is the culmination of a long struggle by the DA in parliament to get to the truth of the Nkandla scandal. It was initiated by Lindiwe Mazibuko, Parliamentary Leader of the Democratic Alliance in September 2012 when she wrote to the Public Protector, Advocate Thuli Madonsela, to request that she investigate the over R200 million upgrade of President Jacob Zuma's private home in Nkandla.
Cold sores are caused by the Herpes Simplex virus. After exposure to the virus it remains in the body and causes a little blister to form most commonly on the lips. These can burn and itch. They then burst and form a yellowish crust. They reoccur when the immune system is lowered, when under stress, after a sunburn or in cold weather. Both natural and conventional medicines can decrease the severity and the duration of an infection but will not eliminate the virus from the body
Cape Town singer songwriter Chad Saaiman does a live version of Thinking about you. His debut album Chasing Melodies was nominated for a SAMA in 2009 for Best Pop album. His follow up album, The Flight, is released in early 2010.