• Tag: south africa
    South Africa is getting its first saint and maybe the first ever formal visit from the Pope
    Posted by on Jan 29th, 2015

    The Pope has given the go-ahead for South Africa’s first saint. And no it isn’t AB de Villiers. Pope Francis recently approved a decree that recognized the martyrdom of Benedict Daswa, paving the way for… Read More »

    Here’s some guys in Plett putting a baby Great White back in the water [video]
    Posted by on Jan 27th, 2015

    Mandatory wildlife video of the week comes from Plettenberg Bay where a guy filmed fishermen rescue a baby Great White shark after it was accidently caught. Lars Liedberg was having breakfast at the Lookout Deck… Read More »

    Eskom backlog will take years to fix…stage 3 load shedding a reality
    Posted by on Jan 27th, 2015

    Eskom isn’t currently load shedding this morning, but most of you will have experienced load shedding yesterday at some point. They said we can expect more today and the rest of this week. So how… Read More »

    Meanwhile…here’s Helen Zille casually directing traffic outside her house in Cape Town [video]
    Posted by on Jan 26th, 2015

    Let it not be said that premier of the Western Cape, Helen Zille, doesn’t serve her community hey. We all know how capable she is as a politician, but on Saturday she was spotted casually… Read More »

    Netflix is coming to South Africa
    Posted by on Jan 22nd, 2015

    Online movie and series streaming service, Netflix, is officially coming to South Africa. Well in the next two years anyway. The company told shareholders that it would be completing global expansion plans to 150 countries… Read More »

    Bernie Ecclestone confirms he wants to bring F1 to Cape Town in 2016
    Posted by on Jan 22nd, 2015

    Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone has confirmed that he is looking to bring F1 Grand Prix racing back to South Africa as early as 2016 with Cape Town being the preferred venue. Lewis Hamilton’s father… Read More »

    Who’s that girl?? – Chiara Moreira [pics]
    Posted by on Jan 21st, 2015

    The first who’s that girl?? post of 2015 goes to a girl from Durban who you may recognise as the winner of the 2011 Sports Illustrated New Model Search. She’s now based in Cape Town,… Read More »

    Watch AB de Villiers set the new world record for fastest ODI century [video]
    Posted by on Jan 19th, 2015

    If you were one of the few who didn’t manage to catch the second ODI cricket match between South Africa and the West Indies then you missed out on probably the greatest innings in one… Read More »

    Another huge SA petrol price drop expected in February…as much as R1 per litre
    Posted by on Jan 15th, 2015

    When the South African petrol price dropped by R1.27 at the beginning of January i thought that was just a once off, but another huge drop is expected next month. Petrol may drop a further… Read More »

    New trailer for Chappie featuring more Joburg, Die Antwoord and the SAPS robot with feelings [video]
    Posted by on Jan 12th, 2015

    South African director Neill Blomkamp, best known for the critically acclaimed sci fi film District 9, has a new film coming out in March about a robot designed to learn and feel. Chappie stars Hugh… Read More »