Captain Frederick van Wyk said the 39-year-old primary school teacher, … Read the rest
by Dan Roodt
My first question upon reading this sorry little ego trip from a Daily Maverick columnist who obviously thinks she deserves the Nobel prize for literature in a … Read the rest
“We are preparing ourselves for an exceptionally high… voter turnout,” she said at the media launch for the 2014 elections … Read the rest
It is time for government to shape the country’s future decisively and stop blaming the past, former ANC treasurer-general Mathews Phosa said on Tuesday.
“We are… a government, and placing the blame on the past, apartheid, race, and … Read the rest
A mob chanting that they will burn the headmaster of an old and prestigious high school east of Johannesburg yesterday marched on the school, led by local politicians from the South African Communist Party and the ANC.
One of the … Read the rest
In a year with no clear favourites, Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami appears to be the front-runner to win the Nobel Prize for Literature this week.
Murakami, known across the globe for works such as “Norwegian Wood” and “1Q84″, … Read the rest
South African river water is highly contaminated with a cocktail of bacteria. This water is used to irrigate agricultural produce all over the country and, if eaten raw, the contaminated food reaches and can cause illness in consumers.
This was … Read the rest
Twenty percent of GDP in Argentina is agriculture-related, making it an important country for agriculture production due its high yields.
Argentina is the world’s largest exporter of sunflower oil, a leading exporter of soybean oil … Read the rest
Two far-right candidates in France have won 50 per cent of the vote in a single by-election.
The success on Sunday night was described as a ‘warning shot’ to mainstream politicians who are accused of letting ordinary … Read the rest
Thulani Sibuyi was granted R1000 bail after appearing in court, said Lt-Col Katlego … Read the rest
A Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier was in Washington, US, stabbed to death in a parking lot because he was white.
20-year-old Tevin Geike was walking with two other white soldiers along Pacific Highway SW when a group … Read the rest
China, the biggest foreign creditor of the United States, has waded into the American budget crisis, warning Congress that it must resolve the political impasse over the debt ceiling without further delay.
The Chinese Vice Foreign Minister, Zhu Guangyao, told… Read the rest
A medical test being developed by Kuwait will be used to detect homosexuals and prevent them from entering the country – or any … Read the rest
A Sapa correspondent reported that the 32-year-old, who is five months pregnant, and her 23-year-old co-worker, 23, from Pretoria, were attacked by two armed … Read the rest