South African News, Food, Features, Sport Travel & more...

SA avoids recession blues

26-08-2014 News

SA avoids recession blues

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

Yet another BEE storm brewing

20-08-2014 News

Yet another BEE storm brewing

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

The best paying jobs in SA

19-08-2014 News

The best paying jobs in SA

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

Waterblommetjiebredie Van die Boland (Wa…

16-08-2014 Food

Waterblommetjiebredie Van die Boland (Water Flower Stew)

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

At last – Dewani will stand trial

15-08-2014 News

At last – Dewani will stand trial

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

Rebuilding the once mighty SA Defence Fo…

13-08-2014 News

Rebuilding the once mighty SA Defence Force

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 racism SA's ticking time bomb?

12-08-2014 News

Is racism SA's ticking time bomb?

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

The world's most 'unfriendly' city is in…

08-08-2014 News

The world's most 'unfriendly' city is in SA

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

Cocktail ‘Vetkoekies’

07-08-2014 Food

Cocktail ‘Vetkoekies’

Only three ingredients and a good bottle of wine is all you need! Read more

2 in 5 Safas believe a woman's place is …

07-08-2014 News

2 in 5 Safas believe a woman's place is at home

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

SA new Immigration Act - travel agents w…

06-08-2014 News

SA new Immigration Act - travel agents worried

South Africa is going to implement amendments to the Immigration Act, which will complicate movement into an out of South Africa and could be devastating for tourism to the country. The Association of Southern African Travel Agents (ASATA) says in a... Read more

It’s Oscar time again

06-08-2014 News

It’s Oscar time again

Viewers of The Oscar Pistorius Trial: A Carte Blanche Channel can now return to their TV’s and computers as its returns after a month-long recess. The pop up channel goes back on air tomorrow (Thursday, 7 August 2014) at 08:00 with expats outside of ... Read more

Woolies at center of Gaza-Israel boycott

05-08-2014 News

Woolies at center of Gaza-Israel boycott

Certain retailers – most notably Woolworths - in South Africa are at the center of a boycott call in an attempt to prevent them from stocking products sourced in Israel. This comes in reaction to the Gaza-Israel war, which has claimed the lives of ar... Read more

"Doctor" Pallo, I presume!

04-08-2014 News

"Doctor" Pallo, I presume!

When the famous journalist Sir Henry Morton Stanley traversed central Africa in search of explorer Dr David Livingstone who was thought to be missing at the time, his words on meeting up with the famous medical missionary was: "Dr. Livingstone, I pre... Read more

Giraffe killed by stupid lorry driver

01-08-2014 News

Giraffe killed by stupid lorry driver

"Common sense is evidently in short supply among some lorry drivers on South Africa's roads", is how The UK's Metro newspaper describes and incident in which a giraffe has died after hitting a bridge.The unfortunate animal was one of two being transp... Read more

Hofmeyr and Bridges dodgy stats exposed

31-07-2014 News

Hofmeyr and Bridges dodgy stats exposed

A hate speech complaint earlier this year by part time singer and right winger Steve Hofmeyr and his mother-of-5 sidekick Sunette Bridges against fact checking website Africa Check "was little more than an attempt to harass, intimidate and stifle deb... Read more

SA brandies top of the pops

30-07-2014 News

SA brandies top of the pops

South African brandies have again emerged as world champions having taken top honours in this year's International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) as well as the International Spirits Challenge (ISC). These two competitions are seen as the most au... Read more

New travel rules for SA – take note

29-07-2014 News

New travel rules for SA – take note

Following the announcement of the new regulation put into place by the Ministry of Home Affairs regarding travelling with children in and out of South Africa, please take urgent note of the below summary from the Publication of the Draft Immigration ... Read more

macaroni-and-cheese
tonis-fully-furnished-pizza-co
sa-s-critical-skills-list-published
kafe-karahi-wimbledon-london