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Television, cricket's big boss, slumped to newfound depths of cruelty at the close of the second day, forcing Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene into an immediate interview after a never-ending eight-hour partnership in stifling temperatures. Fortunately, considering children may have been watching, they didn't ...
It's all eyes on Tiger Woods who returns to Augusta charged up and wanting to win. But South Africa also has a decent representation at the 2018 Masters - and here's everything you need to know. By Alexis Haden -. 2018-03-31. ORLANDO, FL - MARCH 18: Tiger Woods prepares to tee off on the second hole during the ...

Education costs have remained under the spotlight in South Africa since the beginning of the #FeesMustFall campaign in 2015. Among other factors, the uncertainty created by this movement has contributed to a growing trend among those who have the means to send their children abroad to study.
And while their Sevens season has been somewhat up and down on the World Series circuit, a big event like this will bring out the best in them. Records are sure to fall, but, before they do, let's take a quick look at the ones that are currently held by South Africans – and which of those record holders are ...
To South Africans of the Jewish faith we wish a blessed and meaningful Pesach, a time to be with loved ones. May this special time of reflection and remembrance be spent with loved and cherished ones. "With the increased traffic volumes on the country's roads over this coming weekend, I appeal to all ...
Like roughly 5 million of the 7 million South Africans whose first language is Afrikaans, Ms. Van Rooy-Overmeyer comes from a group of South Africans classified under apartheid as “coloured” – still the official and commonly used term today. Though she says she does not personally relate to the category, ...

Johnny Cradle, one of the most exciting groups in the SA live music scene, share the music video for "Salut." South African trio Johnny Cradle just released the third single from their self-tiled 2017 album. "Salut" is straight to the point, it pays homage to working class South Africans who do the daily jobs that are necessary to ...
South Africa has recently been rated as one of the countries with the highest hypertension prevalence rates, with alcohol abuse being one of the most significant contributors to hypertension, especially in black Africans. Prospective data from the Sympathetic Activity and Ambulatory Blood Pressure in ...
Vodacom's parent company, Vodafone has published the results of an international survey revealing the extent to which young adults aged 18-24 believe they are ill-equipped to participate in the digital economy despite being the first generation to be 'born digital'. Vodafone commissioned YouGov to ask ...
The decision to fund former president Jacob Zuma's legal battle was taken because the crimes he stands accused of were “of public import”‚ President Cyril Ramaphosa has said. Ramaphosa said the Presidency believed at the time of concluding the 2006 "fees deal" with Zuma that the crimes he was ...
Johannesburg – The SA National Civic Organisation (Sanco) has encouraged South Africans to rededicate themselves to eradicate the legacy of colonialism and restore the dignity of those who were denied human rights during apartheid. Sanco's spokesperson Jabu Mahlangu said issues, such as land ...
According to a survey by research group Ipsos South Africa, less than half of South Africans believe we all enjoy equal human rights. Released on the eve of Human Rights Day 2018, Ipsos conducted an opinion poll in November 2017 by holding face-to-face interviews with 3,447 South Africans, 18 years ...
Only 48% believed all citizens enjoyed equal human rights with just less than one in five (18%) saying they “strongly agree”. Just more than one in four South Africans (26%) disagreed that everyone enjoyed equals rights. Just less than one in four (24%) South Africans agreed or disagreed. Ipsos conducted ...
Dutton's sympathy for white South Africans, who would “abide by our laws, integrate into our society, work hard [and] not lead a life on welfare”, has long historical roots. This sense of mutual racial purpose in “white men's countries” like Australia, South Africa and North America is located in a shared ...
Hazen Odinian has started an online petition calling for Armenia's head of immigration to offer asylum and permanent residency to white South Africans who, according to him, are victims of genocide. Odinian's petition comes after Australian Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton earlier this week instructed his ...
You might've stopped paying attention after South African SpaceX founder Elon Musk told audiences at the South by Southwest (SXSW) conference this week that he would be sending a space vehicle to Mars as early next year, but there are a whole bunch of other creative South Africans also presenting at ...
Almost 3 million South Africans turned up for the voter registration weekend, making it one of the busiest in recent history, said the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) on Tuesday. Of these, 490 520 were voters registering for the first time with just above 80% of them under the age of 30, and 54% ...

Cape Town - The habit of bingeing is one that has evolved over time - becoming immensely popular amongst South Africans. In fact it only takes South African Netflix members five days to have their first binge, while the rest of the world takes two weeks (well, 12 days to be exact). A survey done by Netflix ...
As part of the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health held in Cape Town this past week, the American Cancer Society (ACS) and Vital Strategies released the 'Tobacco Atlas' – aimed at uncovering the harm done by the tobacco industry across the world. Smoking has come into sharp focus this past ...
Vusi Nxumalo is founder and executive director of Flashmob Events & Brand Engineering, which he established while working in the UK in 2004. JOHANNESBURG - Young entrepreneur Vusi Nxumalo is steadily climbing the ladder of success. Nxumalo founded Flashmob Events & Brand Engineering 14 ...
According to the 2018's The Wealth Report by Knight Frank, the number of wealthy South Africans fell by well over 20% between 2012 and 2017. On the face of it, this is an alarming statistic that plays into a number of fears, including the fear of loss to migration.
Cape Town - Experts estimate that if South Africans consumed less salt, we could see up to an 11% decrease in deaths related to heart disease, each year. With Monday marking the first day of Salt Awareness Week, the Heart and Stroke Foundation (HSFSA) said South Africans were consuming too much ...
Madonsela urges South Africans to come forward with state capture info. Advocate Thuli Madonsela urged citizens to come forward with any information to assist with the commission of inquiry into state capture. Advocate Thuli Madonsela. Picture: Graig-Lee Smith/EWN. State Capture · Gupta family ...
EFF leader Julius Malema is making the "crucial mistake of thinking many others share his racist views", said DA leader Mmusi Maimane. File picture: Mark Wessels/Reuters. Port Elizabeth - Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema is making the "crucial mistake of thinking many others share his ...
Even for crime jaded South Africans, this was a shocking story; a young man out training for an upcoming triathlon, gets mugged by assailants armed with a chainsaw, who leave him with severe injuries to his legs. The public reaction - outrage and the raising of money for the victim's medical care has been ...
We, therefore, believe that this ruling is giving hope to all South Africans that the law is on their side," Mjonondwane said. On November 3, Momberg was found guilty on four counts of crimen injuria in connection with her rant, which started when she lashed out at a black police officer who had helped her ...
Even though 69 percent of South Africans had access to formal financial services in 2017, as revealed by Finscope — a research tool used to assess the utilisation of financial services around the world — only 15 percent are currently saving, according to Old Mutual's Savings and Investment Monitor for ...
A World Bank report revealed the results of a probe which states that from 1994 to 2015, a disproportionate number of South Africans — a staggering 75 percent — are still considerably poor. Only one in four, the report says, had the means to be deemed “middle class” or “upwards.” The report, which ...
A partnership woven together through the hard work of local senior citizens and a savvy business mind set has resulted in R2m being raised for a charity helping hundreds of thousands of vulnerable South Africans. Retailer Clicks partnership with 100% not-for-profit social enterprise The Relate Trust ...
"South Africans are incredibly accommodating and have a very high tolerance threshold when we are hard done by. We have tacitly accepted incredibly brazen acts of crookedness and corruption with humour‚" explained National Electronic Media Institute of South Africa (Nemisa) KZN e-Skills Colab ...
“What we as South Africans talk about mostly overseas, is the safety of our families back home,” another said. Crime came up second among those that EWN spoke to, and many would like the president and Police Ministry to deploy additional officers to crime-ridden communities across the country.
THE churches will remain the moral compass of society, the general secretary of the South African Council of Churches, the Rt Revd Malusi Mpumlwana, said on Thursday morning, hours after the dramatic resignation of President Jacob Zuma. Speaking on South African radio, Bishop Mpumlwana said that ...
Johannesburg – South Africans are gearing up for the release of Marvel's Black Panther. The film, which is hitting SA screens on Friday 16 February, has many fans putting their best foot forward in some gorgeous traditional ensembles. With the hashtag #BlackPantherChallengeSA making the rounds on ...
These were the words of newly elected President Cyril Ramaphosa in response to well wishes and advice by leaders of political parties after his election as head of state on Thursday. As it happened: Electing SA's next president in Parliament. Error loading player: No playable sources found. Parliament ...
File: Many South Africans took to social media to celebrate after Jacob Zuma announced his resignation. Photo: eNCA / Erin ... While one of the more serious moments in the country's history was playing out, South Africans were ready with their characteristically witty and tongue-in-cheek memes. On Friday ...
Weddings by Club Med will provide South Africans with an exceptional wedding celebration which caters to the entire family, coupled with an all-inclusive holiday package. Olivier Hannaert, Managing Director of Club Med Southern Africa, notes that the brand has noticed some interesting trends within the ...
Three South African companies dominated the FTSE 100 this morning after Jacob Zuma reluctantly ended his nine-year presidency. Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to succeed him. Old Mutual, the 170-year-old financial group, led the way, increasing 10½p to 250p. Mondi, the Johannesburg-based paper ...
South African internet users have less than desirable behaviour when interacting online, according to data from Microsoft's Digital Civility Challenge released recently. The study examined the extent of negative behaviours and harassment experienced by internet users aged 18-74 and 13-17 across 23 ...
For the moment, however, most South Africans are prepared to give him the benefit of the doubt. Some even talk of the “Cyril Spring”. “It's a new day. Let's see if it brings anything different,” said Brenda Ndlovu, 35, a junior administrator who commutes from Alexandra to work in Sandton, the wealthy ...
South Africans have continued to increase their spending on loved ones, with new data showing that sentimental spending has increased by 50% since 2015 – and the number of transactions is up by 63% during the same period. This is according to the latest 'Mastercard Love Index', which was created by ...
The three biggest risks highlighted by South Africans in the survey were unwanted contact from other people, followed by hoaxes, scams and fraud, with unwanted sexting being the third biggest risk. According to businesstech.co.za, where South Africa really stand out for the wrong reasons is in intrusive ...
According to legal experts, the Amendment Bill, should it pass, is expected to have a significant impact on the lives of thousands of ordinary South Africans as well as large parts of the finance and banking sectors because of the wide-scale debt relief it will provide. The proposed Bill makes provision for debt ...
Pretoria - It is expected to be a late night for anxious South Africans who want to know what the ANC has decided about the fate of President Jacob Zuma. The governing party's national executive committee does not vote but rather persuades each other of their viewpoints. And, almost seven hours after the ...
Foreigners – including South Africans wanting to acquire freedom of movement for themselves and their families to study, work and live anywhere in the European Union – are increasingly turning to Portugal to acquire EU citizenship, says Chris Immelman, MD of Pam Golding International. “The benefits ...
Gwede Mantashe, the ANC's national chairperson, told a crowd of party supporters on Saturday that South Africans should be patient and that “there is no disagreement about where we want to go” with Mr Zuma. But Ralph Mathekga, a political analyst and the author of the book When Zuma Goes, said the ...
South Africans are among the rudest people online, a new 'civility' study by Microsoft shows. Dubbed the “Civility Index”, Microsoft's study assessed the behaviour and levels of harassment experienced by internet users across 23 countries. It measured the perceptions of teens and adults about the online ...
On Saturday, the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu), however, called the report an insult to the intelligence of all South Africans. Saftu, in a statement, further said it “confirms the view that she has betrayed the principles of her office”, and “has been captured by those corrupt individuals she is ...
'Pray For Rain': Govt urges South Africans amid looming water shortage. 'Pray For Rain': Govt urges South Africans amid looming water shortage. Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban. 09/02 - 11:23 ...
When the final tracklist for Black Panther: The album was released a few weeks ago, South Africans were delighted to see that Babes Wodumo and other South African artists had made the cut. In particular, Wodumo's involvement sent social media into a frenzy. Now that the song, Redemption, has officially ...
With comments such as “we needed to be led by gangsters to know we don't need one in the future”, ordinary South African residents speak on the current political situation in the country. Many have expressed frustration at the manner in which the leadership transition is being handled. Here are some ...


 

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