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

Heroic farmer shot dead while defending girls

Mxolisi Mngadi<p>Cape Town – A farmer was shot dead while defending his family and guests, most of whom were young girls, from intruders at a farm near …

Crime

Damned Lies And Statistics About Black-On-White Farm Murders In South Africa

Farming in South Africa is the most dangerous occupation in the world. Farmers there suffer more murders per-capita than any other community on earth …

ANC withholding land from rightful owners - DA

The African National Congress government is withholding the transfer of 1.4 million hectares of land to its rightful owners, the Democratic Alliance …

Africa

Horror video exposes fear and loathing in Cape Town gangland

A woman kneels next to a half-naked man lying by a roadside as his wounds ooze blood. After saying a quick prayer she disappears into the crowd of …

South Africa

Zuma must be held liable for plunging SABC into governance vacuum – SACP

The South African Communist Party (SACP) says President Jacob Zuma’s failure to appoint a permanent board for the South African Broadcasting …

Jacob Zuma

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We all know who the ANC president will be‚ says Zwane

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane says it’s a foregone conclusion who the next president of the ANC will be.<p>“We already know who will be …

Africa

Uncle arrested for killing teenage nephew in Limpopo

Police in Limpopo have arrested a 35-year-old man for allegedly killing his teenage nephew after accusing the boy of stealing his cash.<p>Police …

Crime

670 000 households experienced housebreaking/burglary in 2015/16

Pretoria – According to the report “Exploring the extent of and circumstances surrounding housebreaking/burglary and home robbery” released by …

Crime

How crime affects SA: 9 figures from StatsSA's report

Pretoria - Statistician General Pali Lehohla released the Victims of Crime Survey 2016/17 report by Statistics South Africa on Thursday.Here are nine …

Crime

Residents on high alert following Schoenmakerskop attack

Schoenmakerskop residents are on high alert following a brutal attack on two residents last night which left one dead and the other critically …

Terrorism

Elderly PE man shot in face in brutal attack

Port Elizabeth - Eastern Cape police are searching for suspects who killed a 76-year-old man during an attack on an elderly couple at their home in …

Crime

Three arrested for Bela-Bela farm attack

Polokwane - A South African Police Service (SAPS) special intelligence-led joint task team made a major breakthrough when they arrested three …

Crime

Mbalula condemns Dutch tourist 'follow home' robbery

CAPE TOWN - Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has condemned the robbery incident involving a group of Dutch tourists who were travelling from OR Tambo …

Fikile Mbalula

Las Vegas shooter believed to be lone gunman

The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility for the massacre, but US officials said there was no evidence of that.

Joseph Lombardo

Nelson Mandela University has confirmed that a student had been raped and another stabbed inside a computer laboratory on its Second Avenue campus on Monday night.NMU management will be meeting on Tuesday morning to discuss the incident.University spokesperson, Zandile Mbabela, said they were shocke

Nelson Mandela University has confirmed that a student had been raped and another stabbed inside a computer laboratory on its Second Avenue campus on …

Crime

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MetOp-C is the next (and last) in a series of three weather satellites from the ESA & EUMETSAT. It is the latest mission in a series of European …

Science

South Africa's parliament cuts ties with auditor KPMG

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa’s parliament said on Wednesday it has terminated its contract with KPMG, citing reputational risks after the global auditor was caught up in a scandal involving business friends of President Jacob Zuma.<p>Parliament said this termination includes a contract KPMG …

South Africa

Coach from Usain Bolt's athletics club coming to South Africa

A coach from the Jamaican athletics club that produced Usain Bolt is coming to South Africa next week for a four-day “boot camp” in Pretoria‚ the …

Usain Bolt

Dutch tourist group cuts South Africa visit short after armed bus robbery

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A group of 36 Dutch tourists were flying out of South Africa on Tuesday after they were robbed at gunpoint on Sunday in a brazen heist while traveling from Johannesburg's main international airport to their hotel, officials said.<p>The incident is an embarrassment for South …

South Africa

Declassified: Apartheid Profits – Behind the Iron Curtain

In 1985, while PW Botha waved his finger about the Communist onslaught, the apartheid state was looking to purchase 160 Soviet-built missiles and 20 …

South Africa

Gang crossfire 'war zone' as anti-gang Cape grouping resurfaces

Caryn Dolley and James de Villiers<p>Cape Town – About 35 shots were fired in Kensington, Cape Town, on Monday evening as members of People Against …

Crime

As the Gupta Empire falls apart, anarchy can be loosed upon the Rainbow Nation

McKinsey, an international global management consulting firm, has been around for nine decades. In 2013, it earned $7-billion in revenue. It receives …

Indian History

All the ways grocery stores trick you into spending more money

<b>Akhenaton Images/Shutterstock</b><p>Everyone has dealt with this scenario before: you’re supposed to take a quick trip to the grocery store and two hours later you come home with tons of grocery bags and hundreds of dollars gone from your bank account. It’s no mistake; grocery stores actually strategize …

Frugal Living

Compare 20 Beliefs of Catholics and Protestants

For the purpose of comparison, this resource looks at the main differences between the beliefs and teachings of the Roman Catholic Church and most …

Theology

Three men appear in court accused of horrific murder of British woman tortured and shot on her South African farm as it emerges the suspects were on bail for another robbery at the time

• <b>Sue Howarth, 64, was killed and her husband Robert Lynn, 66, survived</b>• <b><br>Couple were asleep at their farm in South Africa when three men broke in</b>• <b><br>Were</b> …

South Africa accused of covering up grisly murder spree

<b>WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT</b><p>Last month, British woman Sue Howarth and her husband Robert Lynn were woken at 2am by three men breaking into a window of their remote farm in Dullstroom, a small town in the northeast of South Africa, about 150 miles from the nearest capital city.<p>The couple, who had lived …

South Africa

California man wins the lottery twice in one day

Somehow, a man in Los Angeles bought two winning lottery tickets from the same store on the same day.<p>According to a September press release from the California Lottery, Mario Martinez bought a "Twisted Scratchers" ticket and a "50X the Money" ticket from local store Extra Plus, and both tickets …

San Francisco

Thousands of Bibles Are About to Flow Into Public Schools Across the US — Here's Why

Public schools in the U.S. will soon be infused with hundreds of thousands of Bibles as students in every state across the country prepare for the …

Education