The Democratic Alliance wants to change the names of schools named after Afrikaner public figures in the past in the province it is currently ruling, the Western Cape. According to IOL, “This announcement was made by Education MEC Debbie Schäfer … Read the rest
One of the most unusual arrivals taxied in at the Richards Bay airport on Wednesday – a Russian combat aircraft.
Piloted by Richard Lovit of Middelburg, the tandem L39 Albatros proved an imposing, if brief, attraction at the airfield.
‘The … Read the rest
The 10 finalists for a prestigious literary award were announced at the University of Cape Town yesterday.
Boerehaat author and British darling Marlene van Niekerk’s “uncompromising look” at poor Afrikaans communities has netted her a place in the finals of … Read the rest
Zimbabwean youths were stopped yesterday from digging up the remains of Cecil Rhodes from his grave in the Matopos Hills, just outside Bulawayo.
The Zanu-PF youths assembled at the party’s Bulawayo offices, from which they intended to go to the … Read the rest
Three paramedics were held at gunpoint during the early hours of Wednesday, while trying to save the life of a five-year-old girl who was suffering from seizures, ER24 said.
An ER24 ambulance and a rapid response vehicle were dispatched to … Read the rest
President Jacob Zuma handed over 85 new tractors to the Masibuyele Emasimini project in Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal in June 2010 to encourage small-scale farming.
The The R500-million for the project is wasted it seems. The project was intended to help … Read the rest
A white mother and daughter were assaulted and the daughter stabbed while walking on the beach at Ballito’s Salmon Bay on Tuesday.
Bela de Sousa and her daughter Gabriela, who matriculated in 2013, parked their car at The Galley and … Read the rest
One of the most terrifying cases of late involved a dramatic jump from a top story window by a 57-year-old Ramsgate woman who wanted to alert her husband to two masked black men who had broken in at breakfast time … Read the rest
The SA National Parks (SANParks) received a new helicopter to improve its fight against rhino poaching, it said on Thursday.
“SANParks is a proud recipient of a brand new Airbus AS-350B3e helicopter with night flying capability made available with funding … Read the rest
After a week of student protest, UCT vice-chancellor Max Price has given up on the statue of colonial war criminal and génocidaire Cecil John Rhodes. Price says it should be moved from its “pride of place, at the focal point … Read the rest
Two men were found dead in separate vehicles along the N1 freeway in Maraisburg, Johannesburg, on Wednesday, Gauteng police said.
Lieutenant Kay Makhubela said it appeared that the first motorist was forced off the road by unknown persons on Tuesday … Read the rest
An Indian journalist, Devi Sankaree Govender, working on current affairs for the programme Carte Blanche, was mugged while working on a story in Bloemfontein on Wednesday morning.
Sankaree Govender tweeted that her chain was ripped off her neck, but she … Read the rest
The Free State province in South Africa aims to hold China Week in April with the intention of strengthening business relations and to draw more investment opportunities into the province.
Spokesperson Makalo Mohale says China is well advanced in terms … Read the rest
A heated debate turned into a violent racial altercation when black staff and management at the Centurion licensing centre apparently assaulted a white women filming an assault.
“I went with my father to the Centurion licensing offices. One of the … Read the rest