Bitcoin Smashes the legendary $ 15 000 mark. Now what?

Bitcoin has smashed the legendary $ 15 000 mark just after noon (SAST) today, the 7th of December. With every YouTube video and website advertising a wide variety of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency-related services, the average, normal individual is left … Read the rest

Red card struck from Bismarck’s record

bismarck2A red card against Springbok hooker Bismarck du Plessis in a weekend rugby test between South Africa and New Zealand has been removed from his record.

“The judicial officer found that the decision made by referee Romain Poite to issue … Read the rest

‘Frenzied bloody massacre made no sense’

pngA third man has died from injuries suffered during a bloody ambush on foreign trekkers in Papua New Guinea which has rocked the tourism industry, police said Monday.

The man, a porter for the group of Australian and New Zealand … Read the rest

Trekkers attacked by Papua New Guinean bandits tell of horror

Hikers on the Black Cat Track in Papua New Guinea
Hikers on the Black Cat Track in Papua New Guinea

A group of Australian and New Zealand trekkers brutally attacked by bandits in Papua New Guinea told Thursday of their harrowing ordeal and horror as two porters were butchered.

The … Read the rest

Earthquake shakes central New Zealand, damaging homes

Scene from New Zealand after its previous earthquake in 2011
Scene from New Zealand after its previous earthquake in 2011

Strong earthquakes shook central New Zealand on Friday, damaging homes, destroying a bridge and sending office workers scrambling for cover in the capital. No serious injuries have been reported.

A … Read the rest

New Zealand’s PM defends spy laws

nzspyNew Zealand knows of al Qaeda-trained activists within the country who need to be monitored, Prime Minister John Key said Thursday amid debate on the need for stronger spy laws.

Key took to the airways to defend legislation that allows … Read the rest

11-year old New Zealand boy fathers child to 36-year old woman

map_of_new-zealandAn 11-year-old New Zealand boy was reported Saturday to have fathered a child with the 36-year-old mother of a school friend, raising questions on why women cannot be charged with rape in the country.

Counsellors working in the area of … Read the rest

After win over Australia, Heyneke Meyer still cautious

Australia's Mike Harris, left, scores a try as Springbok Andries Bekker, center, attempts a tackle

Coach Heyneke Meyer says South Africa must become more clinical finishers if they hope to beat New Zealand in Soweto next weekend.

The Springboks and … Read the rest