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

EFF ‘ironically’ fights to evict illegal occupiers in Boksburg

Sunday night’s episode of Carte Blanche had some viewers, and even the insert’s presenter Macfarlane Moleli, saying it was “ironic” to see EFF …

EFF

Khoisan King tells Ramaphosa the Cape seceded from South Africa on Monday

<b>- King Khoebaha Calvin Cornelius III has informed President Cyril Ramaphosa that the Cape has seceded from the rest of South Africa</b> <b>- In a video, King</b> …

South Africa

HuffPost Ends Partnership in South Africa With Naspers's Media24

U.S. online news, entertainment provider Huffington Post and Naspers Ltd.’s Media24 have ended their partnership in South Africa after less than two …

South Africa

Saudi Arabia to power up South Africa's energy sector with multi-billion dollar investment

Saudi Arabia is to pump $10 billion-worth of investment into South Africa, to be focused on its troubled energy sector, according to a South African …

South Africa

Ramaphosa just activated a law that scares foreign investors – and makes it harder for them to fight expropriation

• <b>President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday put into operation a 2015 law, the Protection of Investment Act, by notice in the Government Gazette.</b>• <b><br>The law was</b> …

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WATCH: Final moments before deadly Wonderboom plane crash

Plane Crash

Lekota breaks down in tears, defends white people’s land

In an interview with TimesLive, Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota broke down in tears while remembering his comrades who died during apartheid. He also …

South Africa

New South African Telescope Releases Epic Image of the Galactic Center

You’re looking at the center of our galactic home, the Milky Way, as imaged by 64 radio telescopes in the South African wilderness.<p>Scientists …

Universe

Two men set off bomb in restaurant in Canada; 15 wounded

TORONTO (Reuters) - Two unidentified men walked into a restaurant on Thursday in the Canadian city of Mississauga and set off a bomb, wounding more than a dozen people, local police said.<p>The blast went off in the Bombay Bhel restaurant at about 10:30 p.m local time. Fifteen people were taken to …

What Happened To Zimbabwe Airways’ New 777?

In mid-April I first wrote about how Zimbabwe took delivery of a Boeing 777, which used to fly for Malaysia Airlines.Zimbabwe’s government owned …

Investec ekes out tiny profit increase as Brexit, Steinhoff sting | Financial Times

Investec eked out 1 per cent growth in profit in its latest financial year amid a “challenging backdrop” including ongoing Brexit-related …

South Africa

Fin24.com | Here are the top ten municipal culprits not paying Eskom debt

The top 10 defaulting municipalities owe Eskom R9.73bn, and a parliamentary committee has resolved to meet with them to find out why they are not …

Suspect arrested in connection with Delft taxi murder

<b>Police in the Western Cape have confirmed that an arrest has been made after a shooting incident that took place last Friday at a Delft taxi rank.</b><p>A …

5 important things happening in South Africa today

Ramaphosa takes steps towards a 'super-presidency'; major shake-up coming for South African medical aids; Jacob Zuma misses deadline to challenge his …

When Someone Tells You The Palestinian Protesters Were Peaceful And Unarmed, Show Them This

11:45 PM 05/15/2018Benny Johnson<p>There is a popular talking point that claims the Palestinian protesters who rushed the Israeli border were unarmed …

Die waarheid rakende blokketting

Ooorspronklikke artikel in Engels - vertaal<p>HONG KONG (Reuters Breakingviews) - Deesdae word die vernuwing bekend as blokketting byna altyd in …

Sometimes we kill the bear!

Sometimes we kill the bear, and sometimes, well, the bear kills us!<p>Ons is nou in 'n beermark en baie beleggers, veral diegene wat slegs vanaf …

Death toll from listeria could be much higher

The death toll from the listeriosis outbreak could be much higher as countries in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region‚ do not …

Napoleon, Facebook en FUD!

Ethereum, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash en Ripple het almal volgens die CoinMarketCap ten minste 7% per waarde verloor, nadat Google onlangs skokkende nuus …

Goldman-backed startup Circle buys major crypto exchange Poloniex

LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs-backed cryptocurrency startup Circle has acquired digital token exchange Poloniex, Circle said on Monday, as it aims to cement its position as one of the leading players in the booming market.<p>Neither of the Boston-based companies disclosed the value of the …

Cryptocurrency

State capture inquiry: Martins reveals details of Gupta meetings

CAPE TOWN - Deputy Public Enterprises Minister Ben Martins has strongly denied that any meetings he had with Tony Gupta were for corrupt intent. He …

South Africa's president under growing pressure to leave

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's deputy president is acting more like a president these days, while talk surrounding his scandal-tainted boss is …

Cyril Ramaphosa's bodyguard hijacked, weapons stolen

PRETORIA - Eyewitness News has learnt that one of deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa’s bodyguards – who is a South African National Defence Force …

Capitec shareholder calls for probe into Viceroy report

JOHANNESBURG – There have been calls for an investigation into the conduct of us fund manager Viceroy following its Capitec report. Capitec's top …

#WaterCrisis: It's Cyril to the rescue for water

Cape Town - "We’re facing a real, total disaster in Cape Town which is going to affect more than four million people.”With this message of urgency to …

Funders ‘satisfied’ with Eskom board

Companies / Energy<p>BL PREMIUM<p>29 January 2018 - 05:49 Sikonathi Mantshantsha<p>BL Premium<p>This article is reserved for our subscribers.<p>We have several …

SA referee added to Super Rugby panel

Cape Town - South African referee <b>AJ Jacobs</b> is the only newcomer on the list of 17 referees named by SANZAAR for the 2018 <b>Super Rugby</b> competition.<p>He …

Varsity Cup plays numbers game with law experiment

The Varsity Cup's latest law change has been heavily criticised, writes <b>MARIETTE ADAMS</b>.<p>In early-December, Varsity Rugby announced that Varsity Cup and …

Ladysmith Black Mambazo wins fifth Grammy award

NEW YORK - The South African all-male choir Ladysmith Black Mambazo, a perennial favorite at the Grammys, on Sunday won for the fifth time with an …