Julius Malema

‘Bad Things Have Happened To Us’ – Malema Blames Violence On Past Pain

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema says despite recent displays of violent behaviour by some party members, there will be no place for violence in an EFF government should it win...
The crashed SANDF helicopter, close to Swartkop, Pretoria on 18 April 2019.

2 SANDF Members Injured In Helicopter Crash

Two members of the South African National Defence Force have been airlifted to a military hospital in Pretoria following a helicopter crash in Zwartkop.Best Care Ambulance Services spokesperson...
A truck set alight near Hendrina, Mpumalanga.

Trucks Torched In Mpumalanga protests, Coal Bagged

Six trucks and a bakkie were set alight in Mpumalanga on Thursday morning in a protest said to be held by aggrieved mineworkers, police said.The bakkie and five...
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Reserve Bank: Electricity Blackouts Could Cut GDP Growth With 1.1%

South Africa’s economic growth will shrink by at least 1.1 percentage points in 2019 and there will be up to 125,000 job losses if nationwide electricity blackouts persist throughout the year, the...
Former KZN Hawks head Johan Booysen gives testimony at the Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture on 17 April 2019.

Johan Booysen: Despite Strong Evidence Case Against Madhoe, Panday Withdrawn

Former KwaZulu-Natal Hawks head Johan Booysen says despite strong evidence against police Colonel Navin Madhoe and businessman Thoshan Panday, the case was withdrawn.Booysen is appearing for a second...
Julius Malema at Radio 702 with Eusebius McKaizer

EFF’s Malema Grilled By Eusebius McKaizer On Election Aims

The Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema said on Thursday his party would first nationalise the land and give it back to black people as a start to fix the economic stagnation...
SABC has denied any plans of a debate between ANC leader Cyril Ramaphosa and DA Leader Mmusi Maimane.

SABC: No Plan For Election Debate Between Ramaphosa And Maimane

The SABC says that it has no plans to host a debate between African National Congress (ANC) president Cyril Ramaphosa and Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane.On Wednesday, the ANC denied that it...
The SAHRC is hosting an inquiry into the recent violent protests in Alexandra township on Thursday.

SAHRC To Probe Cause Of Alexandra Protests

The South Africa Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) in Gauteng is hosting an inquiry into the recent violent protests in Alexandra township on Thursday.The probe comes after residents went on rampage earlier this...
Former KZN Hawks boss Johan Booysen at the state capture inquiry.

Watch: Johan Booysen Resumes Testimony At Zondo Commission

Former KwaZulu-Natal Hawks head Johan Booysen resumes his testimony at the state capture inquiry where he details the capture of law enforcement agencies in the province.

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The First South African Actress to Lead an American Television SeriesThe search for the lead role in Barry Jenkins’s adaptation of The Underground Railroad, has come to an end: Thuso Mbedu has officially been cast as Cora, the main character of Colson...
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Gunmen Kill At Least 14 Bus Passengers In Pakistan

Gunmen killed at least 14 people after forcing them to disembark from buses in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province, officials said Thursday.The attackers, who...
The wreckage of a tourist bus that plunged off a road and landed on a house on 17 April 2019 in Canico, on the Portuguese island of Madeira.

29 German Tourists Killed In Madeira Bus Crash

Twenty-nine German tourists were killed when their bus spun off the road and tumbled down a slope before crashing into a house on the Portuguese island of...
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Sudan’s Omar Al-Bashir Moved To Maximum Security Khartoum Prison

Deposed Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has been moved to Khartoum's notorious Kobar maximum security prison where he's being held in solitary confinement.Several members...
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Peru Ex-President Garcia Shoots Himself As Police Try To Arrest Him

Peru’s former president Alan Garcia shot himself early on Wednesday after police arrived at his home in the capital Lima to arrest him in connection with a...
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Botswana Unveils Rare 20-Carat Blue Diamond

Botswana's state-owned Okavango Diamond Company on Wednesday unveiled the biggest blue diamond ever discovered in the southern African country.At 20.46 carats, the gem...
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‘It’s A Luxury Now’: Zimbabwe Nearly Doubles Bread Price As Economic Woes Mount

The price of bread nearly doubled in Zimbabwe on Tuesday, another burden for citizens already struggling with a weakening currency and rising prices for basic goods.
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Experts Discuss The Investment Do’s And Don’ts For Young Entrepreneurs

The inaugural Very Young Entrepreneur Education and Acceleration Summit was hosted at the Hilton Hotel in Johannesburg on the 15th of April. This one-day conference is a...
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Considering Using Co-Working Space? Ask These Questions First

When should you start looking at a co-working space?“Initiating the search process for a co-working space can feel intimidating,” said Linda Trim, Director...

Michael Page Releases Its Q1 2019 South Africa Job Market Survey

How are job seekers actually feeling about their chances of securing a new role, landing a pay rise or learning new skills? How positive do they feel...
SA Consumer Inflation

SA Headline Consumer Inflation Rises To 4.5%

South Africa's headline consumer inflation accelerated to 4.5% year-on-year in March - from 4.1% in February.Statistics SA said on a month-on-month basis, prices...
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How Investors Can Manage Political Risks In Sub-Saharan Africa

More than two-thirds of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa are at risk from strikes, riots and other types of civil unrest with a quarter of them at...
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Financial Freedom: Will Your Daily Decisions Get You There?

Those who attain financial freedom usually work hard to get there. While financially free parents can bestow financial independence on their children, research shows that 70% of these families...

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South African Gamers Represent At FIFA eNations Cup In London

Two South African FIFA players will return from London this week after having represented South Africa in the inaugural FIFA eNations Cup 2019. Ryan Bastos (22, from Sinister5 Gaming) and Shiaan Rugbeer...
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Salah Stunner Kills Off Chelsea

Liverpool powered back to the top of the Premier League after Mohamed Salah's stunning strike clinched a 2-0 win over Chelsea on Sunday.Jurgen Klopp's side had surrendered pole...

Sterling Double Takes Man City Top

Manchester City eased back to the top of the Premier League as Raheem Sterling struck twice to beat Crystal Palace 3-1 at Selhurst Park on Sunday.The English champions...

Folau Unrepentant And Says Content To Walk Away From Rugby

Unrepentant Wallabies star Israel Folau stood by his controversial anti-gay comments Sunday and said he was content to walk away from rugby with his faith in God taking priority.
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Dominant Hamilton Wins In Mercedes One-Two

Lewis Hamilton won the 1,000th Formula One grand prix Sunday after grabbing the lead from Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas at the first corner and powering to victory in blustery Shanghai.

Don’t Munch And Drive! Busting The Hot Cross Bun And Breathalyzer Myth

Will eating a hot cross bun put you over the legal breath alcohol limit for driving?That's the burning question after a video on social media showed a traffic officer test positive for breath alcohol after two bites of a hot cross bun.Traffic officials have confirmed a breathalyser may show a positive reading if the breath alcohol test is conducted immediately after eating a hot...

Botswana Unveils Rare 20-Carat Blue Diamond

Botswana's state-owned Okavango Diamond Company on Wednesday unveiled the biggest blue diamond ever discovered in the southern African country.At 20.46 carats, the gem is one of the rarest stones in the world, and "sits in the very top bracket of all-time historical blue diamond finds", the company said in a statement.The oval-shaped diamond has been named "The Okavango Blue" in honour of the Okavango...

The Drake Curse? As Roma Bans Players From Taking Pictures With Rapper

Drake usually wins at many things; whether it’s grabbing Grammys for best rap album, producing or being an entrepreneur but apparently not in football.The rapper has repeatedly posed for photos with footballers, only for their teams to go on and lose.The lyrics “My team good, we don't really need a mascot” from his song Motto come to mind…These are the players he’s...

Salma Hayek Husband Donates €100M Towards Rebuilding Of Notre Dame Cathedral

Salma Hayek feels proud to be part of her husband François-Henri Pinault's family after he and his billionaire businessman father François Pinault pledged €100 million to help rebuild Notre-Dame Cathedral.Salma Hayek has paid a gushing tribute to her husband after he pledged €100 million to help rebuild the Notre-Dame Cathedral after it was partially destroyed by fire.The 52-year-old actress was keen to point out her...

Suya – Traditional Street Food From Nigeria

Original article published at TasteAtlas.Believed to have originated among the Hausa people, this popular Nigerian dish employs thin slices of beef or chicken that are generously seasoned, then roasted over open charcoal grills. The essential element in each suya is a dry spice blend known as suya or yaji, which is made with a combination of ground peanuts and red peppers.The spice blend is versatile, and...

Dealing With Unwanted Garden Guests!

Like many of the avid gardeners that visit Granny Mouse, General Manager, Sean Granger, often struggles with some unwanted guests that make themselves comfortable in our beds and settle down to sumptuous meals made up of the beautiful flowers and foliage in our garden.We’re very aware that chemical pesticides have a negative effect on the environment – not to mention the fact that they’re pretty harmful to humans...

!Khwa Ttu Wins At 2019 African Responsible Tourism Awards

The winners of the African Responsible Tourism Awards 2019 have been announced and Cape West Coast based tourism destination !Khwa ttu has taken the title in the Best Responsible Cultural or Heritage Experience category.Announced at World Travel Market Africa 2019, the African Responsible Tourism Awards celebrate the shining stars of responsible tourism on the African continent – those who are making a positive impact on local cultures, communities and biodiversity....

Last Minute Getaways You Can Still Sneak In This April

By Jenna BerndtThink you’ve missed the boat for a getaway over the Easter holiday? With the new public school calendar turning many a mom and traveller’s schedule upside down, don’t despair. Whether you’ve just enjoyed a fantastic family holiday, have an excellent Easter break already booked, or are looking for a last-minute getaway suggestion, choosing the perfect local break is now that much easier.

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Garden Route Port Fest Coming Up In November

The Garden Route community can look forward to a weekend of spectacular harbour highlights in November, as Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) firms up 2 and 3 November as the dates for...
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Timely Winelands Celebration For Woolcock And Roux

Young Stellenbosch rider Hennie Roux gave himself the perfect birthday present when he partnered Waylon Woolcock to victory in the Liberty Winelands Encounter in the Western Cape today.Roux...
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Goodman Gallery Johannesburg, Opening

For his fourth exhibition with Goodman Gallery, Jabulani Dhlamini presents a recent series of photographs taken across the country and continent. Integrating ethnographic and autobiographic approaches to image making, Dhlamini unpacks our...
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Pulp And Paper Industry Opens Applications For Its Master Of Engineering Bursary Programme

For the ninth year running, the Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA) is offering bursaries to eligible Bachelor of Science engineering students who wish to pursue a Master of Engineering (M.Eng.)...
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Dedicated Durban-based Rehabilitation Centre Opens To Meet Increasing Demand

The escalating number of alcohol and substance abusers in KwaZulu-Natal has created the need for a holistic, full-time addiction rehabilitation centre. Choose Life Specialist Recovery Centre, opened on Durban’s Windmill Road in...

Breathing For A Better Life

We know that when we deliberately, in a stressful, upsetting moment, take the proverbial deep breath, we create a somewhat better next moment.  A deep inhalation brings fullness; a deep exhalation brings...
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South Africa And World Economic Forum Announce Intention To Establish 4IR Affiliate Centre

South Africa will soon join the World Economic Forum's Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Network (C4IR Network) alongside China, India and Japan by launching an Affiliate Centre.This...
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Canned Lion Hunting Campaign Muzzled At World Trade Market

. By Dr Louise de WaalThe Blood Lions presentation by Campaign Director, Nicola Gerrard, at WTM in Cape Town last week was abruptly cut short after...
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Mountain Biking From Cape Town To Pretoria Raising R1 M For Good Morning Angels

Three mountain bike enthusiasts took to the road – and dirt – on 3 April 2019, tackling a gruelling route of about 1700 km with the goal of raising R 1 million for Jacaranda...
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Deploying Technology Innovations For Business With Ethical AI In Mind

The world over, 2018 was a period of intense AI-related creativity. It was a year in which artificial intelligence became better operationalized, with many companies beginning to move their AI systems to...