South Africa

Can modern technology save rhinos from poachers?

Satellites, lie detectors, sniffer dogs, helicopters and seismic sensors: the new hi-tech weapons in Kruger National Park’s war on rhino poaching<p>We spot the two rhino carcases from our helicopter. They are lying 50 yards apart beside the Nsikazi River on the south-west border of South Africa’s …

Wildlife

Etzebeth leads from the front as Boks batter France

Lock Eben Etzebeth scored a try that epitomised the revival of South Africa following their disastrous 2016 as the Springboks made a clean sweep of the home series with France with a 35-12 victory in the third test on Saturday.<p>Etzebeth, captaining the side after the late withdrawal of number eight …

South Africa Springboks

News24.com | Congolese threaten to disrupt Zuma, Kabila meeting in Pretoria

Members of the Congolese community in South Africa are threatening to disrupt a state visit by President Joseph Kabila because, they say, he is no …

Africa

Four ANC members confirm veracity of Gupta emails

"​Gwede Mantashe says four ANC members implicated in the leaked Gupta emails have confirmed the authenticity of the mail exchanges."

News (South Africa)

The picture-perfect Cape Town home

Today’s homify 360° discovery comes to us from <i>MODO</i>, a CGI company based in Durbanville, Cape Town. The project? Designs for a residential property in …

Cape Town

Namibia buries leader who campaigned against apartheid

Namibians have gathered for a state funeral for Herman Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, an independence leader who was jailed during South Africa's era of …

Namibia

News24.com | Liberation struggle veteran Moonsamy honoured at Durban funeral

Former Member of Parliament, anti-apartheid activist and Rivonia trialist Kesval ''Kay'' Moonsamy, has been honoured at a special provincial funeral …

News (South Africa)

First Balance 760

Whenever a project commences to create a new catamaran design, and to then build, launch, commission and sea trial her, it takes a lot of time and …

Cape Town

Coach pleased with SA 'A' performances

South Africa A-side coach, Johan Ackermann, praised the effort of his squad after they defeated the French Barbarians 48-28 at Orlando Stadium in …

Rugby Union

South Africa win second T20 match in thrilling fashion to tie series against England

The third and final games of the series will take place in Cardiff on Sunday.<p>Jason Roy’s bizarre dismissal turned the second Twenty20 international’s …

MBA

Earthquake shakes Mozambique :Saturday 24 June 2017

An earthquake has struck Mozambique about 50 kilometres northwest of its second biggest city, Beira.<p>The US Geological Survey says the quake measured …

News (South Africa)

Why South Africa doesn’t have its own “unicorn” startup

Elevation-holdings in conjunction with the Gordon Institute for Business Science have released a new report on the state of tech and innovation …

News (South Africa)

Mozambican 'rhino poacher' disappears from police custody

Simon Bloch<p>East London - The chairperson of the Private Rhino Owners Association, Pelham Jones, has called for heads to roll and answers from …

News (South Africa)

Apartheid spy Williamson’s dark heart exposed

SPY: UNCOVERING CRAIG WILLIAMSON by Jonathan Ancer (Jacana Media)<p>One can judge a book’s bleakness by the photograph on its cover. The Mephistophelean …

News (South Africa)

Amazing beadwork means independence for South African women

Behind the shimmering beaded artwork now on display at the Dayton Art Institute is the inspiring story of a group of South African women who are …

CAR delegation visits SANDF as questions asked about Operation Vimbezela

Written by defenceWeb, Friday, 23 June 2017<p>A delegation from the Central African Republic paid a recent visit to the South African National Defence …

War

It's positive when comrades own up - Mantashe on #GuptaLeaks

Tshidi Madia, News24<p>Tshwane – The fact that some ANC members have confirmed being implicated in a trove of leaked Gupta emails is good for the …

News (South Africa)

The R28 trillion reason why you shouldn’t cut back on your insurance during the recession

Facing the recession, more South Africans are looking to cancel their insurance policies as a means of alleviating financial pressure. However by …

News (South Africa)

Gupta citizenship tale full of holes

The news cycle is so hectic at present that, if you blink, you may miss the latest piece of the jigsaw to fall into the public space. There is, …

News (South Africa)

Our Durban hemp plantation is legal‚ company says

A cannabis plantation next to Durban’s King Shaka International Airport is for research‚ its owners have said.

News (South Africa)

ANC needs to elect quality leaders: Zuma :Saturday 24 June 2017

President Jacob Zuma says the African National Congress (ANC) is at a time where it seriously needs to elect quality leaders in line with its party …

News (South Africa)

Overton rattles SA A after Lions set them 412 to win

Jamie Overton took three wickets before the close after half-centuries from Mark Stoneman, Keaton Jennings and Nick Gubbins had set the Lions up for …

Sport (UK)

Sport24.co.za | US paralympic star breaks Oscar's record

Paralympic athlete Blake Leeper broke Oscar Pistorius' record for the T43 400m at the US world championship trials.

Olympics

Ramaphosa supporters feel they are being bullied

Cyril Ramaphosa supporters attending the three-day KwaZulu-Natal ANC provincial general council as delegates feel they are being bullied and their …

Jacob Zuma

How much it costs to buy a Tier 1 UK Visa

For those who wish to live and work in the UK there are two attractive visa options: The Tier 1 (Investor) and Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) visas, each with …

News (South Africa)

Breaking: Mantashe says 4 ANC leaders have confirmed Gupta emails are real

JOHANNESBURG – African National Congress (ANC) Secretary General Gwede Mantashe says four ANC leaders implicated in the so-called Gupta leaks have …

News (South Africa)

The stage is set in South Africa for the start of the 2017 Cosafa Cup

<b>The Cosafa Cup kicks off in South Africa on Sunday with 14 nations chasing the title at the annual southern African championship in an arduous test of stamina in what will be cold conditions over the next fortnight.</b><p>Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa are the fancied teams but the potentially …

Rugby Union

Belgium convicts Emirati princesses of abusing servants

United Arab Emirates' princess Sjeika Alnehayan and seven of her daughters are accused of mistreatment on 20 of their employees as they where living …

News (South Africa)

Multiple vehicle collision leaves 2 dead, 7 injured

James de Villiers, News24<p>Johannesburg – Two people were killed and seven injured in a multiple vehicle collision on the R21 northbound before the …

News (South Africa)

Morris has no qualms over bizarre Roy exit

2017-06-24 17:49<p>Chris Morris (Gallo Images)<p>Taunton - <b>Chris Morris</b> said South Africa were prepared to "take it and run" after the extraordinary …

Hockey Champions Trophy