The time is right for New Zealand and Australia to exclude South Africa and form their own Southern Hemisphere rugby competition.Former All Black and Crusaders flyhalf Andrew Mehrtens, writing a column on the Stuff.co.nz website says the difference i... Read more
In Gauteng and Free State the people love their 'Pap en Vleis' in the Cape they love their 'Braaibroodjies'. I do think that everybody loves Roosterkoek! I would like to share a tip with you. If you are making your own dough, or buying readymade doug... Read more
There are alarming reports that the five-decade-old 128-metre-high Kariba Dam wall on the Zambezi river between Zimbabwe and Zambia could collapse. In such an event hundreds of thousands of lives will be in danger as millions of megatons of water wou... Read more
Here's my favourite dish for all seasons, Minced Beef with rice, which is also a very popular one-dish-meal for those lazy evenings when you're hungry but do not have the energy to make dinner. You may add salt and pepper if you wish, I found that th... Read more
You've loved the thrill of life abroad, but there's just something about home that you just can't beat. If you are looking at heading back, there's a little more to it than just moving into the same old neighbourhood and picking up where you left off... Read more
How can it ever be justified to spend R3million of tax payers' money in order to bring a murder suspect to South Africa. Why rent a chartered private Gulfstream jet to fly Shrien Dewani to South Africa and treat him like a celeb if a passenger flight... Read more
While Oscar Pistorius was tearfully playing the sympathy card in court, another person who will be blaming blacks for the murder of his loving partner was being escorted to Heathrow to face justice in South Africa.After a lengthy extradition battle, ... Read more
Looking for a real winner Milk Tart recipe that is easy? My best friend Miemie's mother, Kotie Bester, was a South African 'Boere tannie' that baked for Agricultural shows and most of the time came first with this legendary Milk Tart. It is lip... Read more
More than two thirds of young South Africans feels President Jacob Zuma should step down over the Nkandla scandal.The survey was conducted one week after the release of the Public Protector's report on Nkandla by consumer insights company Pondering P... Read more
There are times when we do not comment. We merely give the information to our South African expat readers for them to judge for themselves.The background - Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille (pictured) wrote an open letter to the African National Cong... Read more
This is the perfect house for South Africa – especially to keep those unwanted "guests" out. Not he mother in law or the pesty neighbour, no those ones who believes the people who pay taxes should also share the rest of their belongings with those wh... Read more
How much will the International Rugby Board (IRB) pay for referees' personal protection while in South Africa? This is something they will seriously need to consider after the IRB decided to allow controversial French referee, Romain Poite, to take c... Read more
As 'n man nou so bietjie dieper in die bottel gekyk het as wat die plan was kan daar snaakse dinge in die kop aangaan. Verskillende motoriese en basiese dink funksies word beinvloed en die volgende lys som dit sommer lekker op.
President Jacob Zuma's controversial compound at Nkandla in Kwazulu-Natal will be turned into a Zulu Theme Park open to the paying public.Government officials confirmed the new Nkandla Zulu World will be turned into a reconstruction of a nineteenth-c... Read more
The claim that 98% of property owners in Cape Town are 'white and Jewish' is not new. It was made last year by the leader of the African National Congress in South Africa's Western Cape Province, Marius Fransman.
Africa Check, the website that disti... Read more
Finish your meal on a sweet note with this quick and easy most delicious yummy desert ever! The filling is surrounded with awesome flavours that will make this a favourite for anyone who loves a sweet desert. One word, AWESOME!
Leading Lady, a film by South African born filmmakers, now in post-production and due for international release shortly. In the movie local talent Bok van Blerk and Brümilda van Rensburg rubs shoulders with well-known Irish actress, Katie McGrath (Dr... Read more
The South African Police Service's (SAPS's) affirmative action plan is unlawful because it implements racial quotas that are prohibited by the Employment Equity Act. This is the lead argument raised by trade union Solidarity in opposing papers filed against the SA Government in in the Constitutional Court.Solidarity is fighting the SAPS's leave to appeal against the Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein's ruling in favour of Lieutenant Colonel Renate Barnard and Solidarity. In November the SAPS were ordered to pay the costs associated with litigation in the Labour Court, the Labour Appeal Court and the Highest Court of Appeal, as well as compensation to Barnard.
Supported by the familiar sound of vuvuzelas, South Africa's very own Jordy Smith won his first ASP World Championship Tour event on home surf at the 2010 Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay contest on Sunday 18 July.
Three of South Africa's most exclusive resorts and lodges have teamed up to create the ultimate winter-sun escape. The new South Africa Sensations package, which combines three of the country's top attractions; Cape Town, The Garden Route and The Kruger National Park, offers travellers the chance to experience three wholly diverse, yet equally fascinating, sides of South Africa, all in the same holiday.
These can be any biscuit recipe. Making cookie dough, rolling it out and using a range of cookie cutters is a riot. If there is anything left from either eating raw cookie dough, or guzzling the warm biscuits as they come out the oven, the real fun is icing. These Dalmatian biscuits have evolved to perfection and honour the memory of our more spots than brains Dalmatian; Dominique, or as my daughter called him - ‘Doink’Cookie dough ingredients
Q1: I have always suffered with hay fever, irrespective of the season or country I live in. I remember having skin tests as a child in South Africa, Are there any other tests to find out what I am allergic to?
SA is now officially the interpreter bugger-up capital of the world, and that's a fact the country will not easily shake.
Following the complete shambles of the sign language interpreter at Mandela's memorial service in December, the poor performance of the Afrikaans to English translations in the Oscar Pretorius murder trial is a farce that will not easily be repeated. Even the interpreter's mother admits that her daughter cannot speak proper English.