South Africa - The Real News

By Sheeple | While South Africa is described as a country where freedom of expression is a reality, its ranking was affected by the threat posed by the Protection of State Information Bill to investigative journalism in the country. Why do we not read or hear any of this information in the mainstream media, in spite of it being so widely available? Perhaps we should look for answers at the door of the company controlling mainstream media in South Africa. There is also a total Media Black Out in the UK and Europe regarding the stark reality of what is truly happening to South Africans

Laurie Mains issues ominous warning for South African rugby

FORMER All Blacks coach Laurie Mains has issued an ominous warning to South African rugby, declaring the Springboks’ days of being “top competitors …

South Africa

Guptas must be treated with dignity - Home Affairs minister Mkhize

Jan Gerber, News24<p>Cape Town – Minister of Home Affairs Hlengiwe Mkhize will not revoke members of the Gupta family’s citizenship if their businesses …

Africa

Farmer attacked on farm, dog poisoned

On Tuesday, September 5, a male victim was attacked by armed suspects on his farm situated in the Rysmierbult area.<p>The victim left his house after …

Crime

Puerto Rico Braces For Category 5 Hurricane Maria

<b>CHICAGO (CBS)</b> — Hurricane Irma, and now Maria, are dealing a brutal one-two punch to the island of Puerto Rico.<p>Puerto Rico hasn’t even had a chance …

Puerto Rico

McKinsey drawn into South Africa's sprawling corruption scandal

The list of global companies being drawn into a vast graft scandal in South Africa is growing.<p>McKinsey is the latest to be implicated after the country's main opposition party filed criminal charges of fraud, racketeering and collusion against the consulting firm on Tuesday over its alleged ties to …

Corruption

Dlamini-Zuma calls for radical economic transformation in funeral industry

Kaveel Singh<p>Durban – Former African Union chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has called for radical economic transformation in the funeral industry …

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to the UN General Assembly 19 September 2017

<b>Is 2017 "The" Year?</b><p>All true prophecy is from Yahweh for His glory and the sake of the "elect". Yet, in our day it is common, even among people of …

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Farmer (82) in hospital, wife dead after attack on farm outside Bela Bela | Review

LIMPOPO – The couple were allegedly confronted by a group of armed suspect at around 08:30 this morning on their Farm TNT outside Bela Bela.<p>“It is …

Crime

Farm attack suspects remanded in custody

Seven suspects arrested in connection with farm attacks were all remanded custody at Lebowakgomo Magistrate Court in Limpopo on Thursday.<p>Mhlabane …

Extremism

‘Extremely dangerous’ Hurricane Maria churns toward Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico; Jose to scrape Northeast coast

<i>(This article, originally published at noon Monday, was last updated at 8 a.m. Tuesday with the latest information from the National Hurricane Center advisories.)</i><p>The wicked 2017 hurricane season began delivering more punishing blows Tuesday as Hurricane Maria raked across the Caribbean with …

Weather

JZ’s house of cards tumbling around him

On this day in 2008, the then ANC national executive committee (NEC) met to deliberate on the controversial Nicholson judgment.<p>The die had already …

Jacob Zuma

Jacaranda FM Advertiser 'Had Enough', Pulls Advertising Worth R100K

Eric Barnard Meubels in Pretoria has pulled its advertising from Jacaranda FM because they do not want to be associated with a station that "gets …

Advertising

SARS vs KPMG: Cornered Moyane risks total exposure

We already have many examples of how Tom Moyane responds when cornered and under pressure or when the commissioner wants things to go his way, no …

Corruption

South Africa has spent millions of dollars subsiding articles in scam academic journals

The South African government spent between 100 million rand ($7.7 million) and 300 million rand ($23 million) over a 10-year period in subsidies for articles published in predatory journals, according to a South African Journal of Science study.<p>Internationally, the academic world has seen a spike …

South Africa

We forget too easily that big business is the enabler of state corruption

When South African history about the current era is penned, it is quite possible that the role played by the private sector in the looting of state …

Corruption

Egypt knocks SA from top investment spot in Africa - RMB report

Cape Town - Egypt has knocked South Africa from its long-standing top spot regarding investments in Africa, according to Rand Merchant Bank’s latest …

Economy

Gale force winds cause chaos in Durban

At least five people were injured in Durban as gale force winds whipped through KwaZulu-Natal on Saturday afternoon and evening.

Weather

Media have tremendous power in setting cultural guidelines and in shaping political discourse. Here is another side of the South African news Coin

Moving Forward - South Africa

<i>A deep rift goes through society, and now through all of South Africa, a crack which, even with reserved consideration, was clearly caused by the</i> …

Spies blow R1.5bn

Leanne George and Pieter-Louis Myburgh<p>The State Security Agency (SSA) has allegedly spent more than R1bn in irregular expenditure over the past five …

Corruption

Bloodbath at KPMG

<b>Auditing firm says there was no political motivation behind its SARS rogue unit report.</b><p>The continuing purge of directors at audit firm KPMG, and its …

Corruption

Meet the Man Who Could Be the First American Pope

From the outside looking in, Pretoria, South Africa’s capital city, with its high Victorian architecture, colossal statues of Nelson Mandela and …

Christianity

EFF – ‘White people think Jacaranda FM was created for them’

Jacaranda FM listeners think they are entitled to be ‘openly racist’ and that the radio station was created for them, the EFF in Gauteng …

Racism

Violent Hangberg Protests Continue After Minister Cancels Meeting

Violence continued in Hangberg on Thursday, as dozens of residents protested over the allocation of fishing quotas.The Deputy Minister of Police …

Policing

Former prosecutions boss Mxolisi Nxasana wants Zuma in the witness box

Former National Director of Public Prosecutions Mxolisi Nxasana wants President Jacob Zuma to face cross-examination about what motivated his removal …

Africa

30 tribal kids in Dantewada found playing Blue Whale to solve personal problems

At least 30 children in the Maoist-hit Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh have been found playing the Blue Whale Challenge, police said on Friday, …

Blue Whale

More is coming on Ramaphosa's dirty laundry‚ says Kunene

Controversial businessman Kenny Kunene said on Friday that his online publication had “over a hundred videos and photos” of women with whom Deputy …

Cyril Ramaphosa

'Amazing how professionals sell their soul to the corrupt' – Twitter weighs in on KPMG saga

The hashtag KPMG is at the top of the trending list on Twitter, with people tweeting their opinions on the audit firm and the statement they released …

Corruption