A winning tale for Dawnridge lasses

Rising Sun Chatsworth - 2 days ago
Nokwazi came out first in isiZulu, Shianne, first in Afrikaans and Kimaya scooped first position in English. These three diminutive lasses then represented the district 8 of the municipal libraries at the regional level, which was held at the...

How Google, Amazon and Starbucks and other famous companies got their names

Manawatu Standard - 2 days ago
How Google, Amazon and Starbucks and other famous companies got their names. SKY GOULD. Last updated 18:17 23/09/2016. Share. SMH. One of these names means "let go" or another comes from the Afrikaans-Dutch word for antelope. Relevant offers ...and...

Listen: The White Sangoma

East Coast Radio - 2 days ago
Through a chance encounter on the street, a white Afrikaans woman discovers she has a calling that takes her deep into the heart of South Africa – and her own psyche. Published: Sept. 23, 2016, 5:50 a.m. by East Coast...

WATCH: Truck driver tells #FeesMustFall protesters: 'I don't agree with this k*k!'

Times LIVE - 3 days ago
This young truck driver has a simple message to the #FeesMustFall protesters who are wrecking universities: “Stop your k*k.” Save & Share. Tweet. Email · Print. In this three-minute viral video directed at students‚ 27-year-old Josh Drizzy Bergh shared ...and...

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Bergrivier community in 'dire need of basic infrastructure'

Eyewitness News - 2 months ago
Bergrivier plaas, next to a busy main road nestled in a farming community, is abuzz with kids playing and grown-ups seeking the late afternoon sun. But residents paint a picture of a community in dire need of basic infrastructure. The Drakenstein ...and...

Philippi workers blockade farm after dismissal

GroundUp - 7 months ago
According to Nocawe Booi, who has been working on the farm for six years, on 5 February, the group of about 20 permanent farmworkers at a farm in Weltevrede Plaas were given their wages and told to leave and return after a month because there was...

OPINION: Can agriculture in Africa sustain a nourishing rural non-farm economy?

Eyewitness News - 7 months ago
The study by the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (Plaas) at the University of the Western Cape investigated linkages between agriculture and the non-farm economy. It focused on three rural districts: Weenen in South Africa, Mchinji in ...and...

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Verwoerd should not be remembered fondly

Politicsweb - 4 days ago
In his piece Remembering Verwoerd and in previous book-length publications The Afrikaners: Biography of a People and The Last Afrikaner Leaders: A Supreme Test of Power, eminent Afrikaner historian Prof. Hermann Giliomee presents a...

How should South Africa remember the 'Architect of Apartheid'?

San Diego Jewish World - 5 days ago
Verwoerd, 64, was the proud Afrikaner who set in stone the segregation of South Africa. He listened as bells called his fellow legislators to the chamber. It was a day South Africans would remember for decades to come. At a quarter-past-two, a ...and...

The struggle against racism is not over

Politicsweb - 1 week ago
The victory of the National Party in 1948 drove a chilling message of the determination of the new Afrikaner rulers to foist and foster a Nazi type of stranglehold over the African people. The rejoinder was the adoption of the Program of Action by the ...and...

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Dewald Wasserfall performs to smallest crowd ever

Jacaranda FM - 1 week ago
Dewald Wasserfall performs to smallest crowd ever. Afrikaanse singer, Dewald Wasserfall on Friday delivered what might just have been the smallest concert ever on Jacaranda FM's Complimentary Breakfast. Published: Sept. 16, 2016, 7:38 a.m. by...

Taalstrijd in Zuid-Afrika: 'Afrikaans heeft altijd gefloreerd als het ...

Knack.be - 3 weeks ago
Uiteindelijk volgden massaprotesten en politiearrestaties in vele andere steden over het hele land, zoals Kaapstad, Pretoria, Bloemfontein en Stellenbosch. Op 23 oktober ging de Zuid-Afrikaanse president Jacob Zuma overstag en hij kondigde aan dat er ...and...

Young women celebrate

Germiston City News - 3 weeks ago
August was dedicated to women, and many organisations celebrated the month. Helpende Hand Lambton was no different. The charity organisation decided to host a special lunch for 30 girls from Afrikaanse Hoërskool Germiston and Hoërskool Oosterlig.and...

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Tear down the Gandhi statue [1]

GhanaWeb - 2 days ago
26, 1896: “While, in other parts of South Africa, it is the railway officials who make the lot of the 1st and 2nd class passengers on the railway intolerable, the Transvaal people have gone one better in that there the law prohibits the Indians from ...and...

Hazyview: The incorporation of Perry's Farm

Hazyview Herald - 2 weeks ago
In a subsequent report submitted by the Department of Local Areas to the Transvaal Board of Development of Peri-Urban Areas some interesting facts were mentioned about the farm. It stated that the property was located in a fork formed by the Sand...

Agri sector stability a key focus at TAU SA Congress

ofm.co.za - 3 weeks ago
Pretoria - The Transvaal Agricultural Union of South Africa hosts its annual congress in Pretoria next week with the focus on creating stability within the sector to ensure food security. TAU SA says the agriculture sector has both direct and indirect...

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LETTER: Orania services itself

BDlive - 4 days ago
This dates back to a court decision in December 2000, where a settlement was reached between Orania and the government on municipal, provincial and national level, allowing Orania to manage its own municipal services. This settlement was also...

Melville Residents' Association can go to hell – Gayton McKenzie

Citizen - 4 weeks ago
The association is calling for objections to be laid against McKenzie and Kenny Kunene's 'plans' to open a business, but McKenzie says they think they're living in Orania. The Melville Residents' Association (MRA) released a statement on its Facebook ...and...

Zille needs a vacation to Orania – Mbalula

Citizen - 2 months ago
On Twitter, Mbalula asked when Zille would take a vacation to Orania, an Afrikaner-only town located along the Orange River in the arid Karoo region of Northern Cape province. “When is @helenzille taking a lifetime vacation to Orania. Her resent ...and...

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District Six: 3 000 ex-residents still waiting for land

Zimbabwe Star - 14 hours ago
I am not from Bo Kaap.amp;". In a 2004 ceremony, Nelson Mandela gave house keys to the first two ex-residents of District Six to return home. They moved into one of 24 residences the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform built for elderly ...and...

High-rise looms over Bo-Kaap

News24 - 7 days ago
Despite a bitter two-year battle between Bo-Kaap residents and high-end developers, a glass-encased high-rise building with 117 luxury apartments and a Virgin Active gym will be constructed in the historic Cape Town neighbourhood. Construction on the ...and...

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There's always another Steve Hofmeyr sponsor

Citizen - 1 month ago
Musician Steve Hofmeyr speaks about his controversial statement that "South Africa is a pathetic country" during an interview on June 04, 2016 in Johannesburg. Hofmeyr says he was misunderstood. "That's not what I meant, there are too many in South ...and...

Vrystaat Arts Festival draws crowds to Bloemfontein

South African Broadcasting Corporation - 2 months ago
Thousands of art lovers have descended on Bloemfontein for the Vrystaat Arts Festival which includes music, drama and dance. It is one of the biggest arts festival in South Africa. More people are expected to visit this year's festival. This year, the...

Writers flock to FS for festival

News24 - 6 months ago
TH E University of the Free State (UFS), in partnership with the Vrystaat Arts Festival, will present the first Literature Festival in Central South Africa from 11 to 16 July in Bloemfontein. Afrikaans books and writers will feature prominently, in...

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Taalstrijd in Zuid-Afrika: 'Afrikaans heeft altijd gefloreerd als het ...

Knack.be - 3 weeks ago
Na heel wat protest kondigde de Universiteit van Stellenbosch in Zuid-Afrika onlangs aan dat het Afrikaans niet langer de eerste onderwijstaal wordt in de instelling. De beslissing zorgde voor heel wat ophef bij Afrikaanssprekende studenten en ...and...

Naar Rio in een ander lichaam

nrc.nl - 3 weeks ago
Dale van Kranen werd na een motorongeluk blind, verloor zijn baan en zijn gezin en leefde in Zuid-Afrika op straat. Als Ingrid van Kranen doet ze, met een discus, voor Nederland mee aan de Paralympics, die aanstaande woensdag van start gaan....

Inspirerende uitspraken van Nelson Mandela

Telegraaf.nl - 3 months ago
Het land Zuid-Afrika staat dit weekend in VRIJ Magazine volop in de schijnwerpers. Gijs Hardeman maakte een jeeptocht door het land met zijn vrouw en peuter en bezocht onder andere het iSimangaliso Wetlands Park, dat beroemd werd door een...

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Vodacom inks ZAR 1 bln deal with Prasa to use railway fibre

Telecompaper (subscription) - 2 days ago
Vodacom South Africa has entered into a fifteen-year partnership agreement with the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa), through its subsidiary Intersite Asset Investments (Intersite), with an estimated total value of over ZAR 1 billion ...and...

RMB: "Amazingly Strong" South African Rand Rally Unlikely to Dissipate

Pound Sterling Live - 2 days ago
The South African Rand (ZAR) remains poised for further gains and any weakness in the currency should be viewed as temporary profit-taking action. The Pound to South African Rand exchange rate looks set to extend its quest to retest the 2016 lows...

SA's new exchange brings stocks to everyone

BDlive - 2 days ago
With the issue of a full stock exchange licence on August 31, the new exchange, ZAR X, has now cleared all regulatory hurdles and won final approval from the Financial Service Board (FSB). It offers something new to corporates and the investing...

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