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Looking at SA from afar…

22-09-2014 Travel

Looking at SA from afar…

The government of the UK - on its official government website - gives travel advice to its citizens who plan to visit South Africa. Reading it gives an interesting perspective of how our country is viewed by foreigners. Here is some of it: Read more

Prince victim of 'K'-word

20-09-2014 News

Prince victim of 'K'-word

Not even the K-word is what it used to be – well, certainly not in England. Yorkshire cricket captain Andrew Gale became the first county cricketer – ever - to be accused of a racism after he used the K-word on former Proteas cricketer Ashwell Prince... Read more

2 in 3 South Africans believe Pistorius …

17-09-2014 News

2 in 3 South Africans believe Pistorius guilty of murder

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

The man that can call our judge a 'moron…

16-09-2014 News

The man that can call our judge a 'moron'

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

Do 40,000 white families own 80% of the …

15-09-2014 News

Do 40,000 white families own 80% of the land in South Africa?

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

Oxtail Stew- Piet se Sonde

14-09-2014 Food

Oxtail Stew- Piet se Sonde

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

E-visas can save SA from tourism disaste…

09-09-2014 Travel

E-visas can save SA from tourism disaster

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

Marmallow Weet-Bix Slice

09-09-2014 Food

Marmallow Weet-Bix Slice

Good heavens, how awesome is this! Here's an favourite everyone will love. This Marshmallow Weetbix Slice is easy and delicious and highly addictive too!  Read more

Barnard affirmative action case 'not ove…

09-09-2014 News

Barnard affirmative action case 'not over'

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

No country for white folks

08-09-2014 News

No country for white folks

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

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 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