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Video: Watch This Frightening Attempted Carjacking of a BMW X5 in South Africa

20 hours agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Two people driving a BMW X5 in South Africa are very fortunate to be alive after a botched carjacking by a group of men posing as police officers. Rekord East, the local newspaper for Pretoria East, reports that the white BMW 1 Series...Show More Summary

Great White Shark Rescued On South African Beach

A young great white shark is able to freely roam the seas once again after surviving an accidental encounter with fishermen in South Africa, and the predator’s dramatic rescue was captured on film by an unsuspecting beachgoer. Lars Liedberg,...Show More Summary

Russell's heroics seal West Indies' win

Batsman Andre Russell hits quickfire half-century to help West Indies beat South Africa in the fourth ODI.

Mama spots gap in money transfers

A new money remittance company, Mama Money, has been launched to help immigrants in South Africa speedily send money back home using cellphones and the internet. ||| Harare - A new money remittance company, Mama Money, has been launched to help immigrants in South Africa speedily send money back home using cellphones and the internet. Show More Summary

Fake Cops Caught On Camera In Attempted Hijacking In South Africa [Viral Video]

Criminals dressed in South African police uniforms attempted to hijack a black BMW X5 Thursday outside a nursery school in Pretoria. The attempted hijacking, caught on several amateur videos, ended with a dramatic chase and shootout, but the criminals are still on the loose. Show More Summary

Three pictures of cats

Since it is Caturday, and I don’ think I’ve posted these before. A King Cheetah (a rather large form of cat) in South Africa: Picture Of Cat On Top Photo Credit: Gatto Mimmo via Compfight cc

Woman Inadvertently Films Couple's Attempted Abduction (VIDEO)

Post by Kiri Blakeley. A woman was filming what has become a common scene here in America: Something that appeared to be cops roughing up suspects. But this was in Pretoria, South Africa, and what she ended up filming turned out to be something even more sinister. Show More Summary

Jackie Selebi dies at 64; South Africa police chief convicted of corruption

Jackie Selebi, South Africa's ex-police chief and a former president of Interpol who was sentenced to 15 years in prison after his conviction on corruption charges, has died. He was 64.

Rhino Poaching Increased Again in South Africa in 2014

Despite the efforts of conservationists from around the globe, the rate of rhinos poached last year in South Africa was bigger than ever. According to South Africa’s Department of Environmental Read More The post Rhino Poaching Increased Again in South Africa in 2014 appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Africa Cup of Nations 2015: Day 7 AFCON Scores, Results, Standings and Schedule

Day 7 of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations saw the four teams in Group C take to the pitch for the second time, with Ghana desperate for a win against tournament favourites Algeria and South Africa fighting elimination against Senegal. The...Show More Summary

South Africa's Rhino Population May Be in Decline for the First Time in Nearly a Century

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

BY ERIN CONWAY-SMITH / GlobalPost Authorities have started to relocate dozens of rhinos from poaching “hot spots” to safer locations. JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — The situation for South Africa's rhinos just keeps getting worse. On Thursday, the government announced rhinoceros...

Three14 Architects Design a Home in Cape Town That Looks Like a Floating Box

A young family in Cape Town, South Africa wanted a tranquil retreat that took advantage of the areas surrounding beauty, allotting a property adjacent to Devil’s Peak and The Back Table on the south-eastern edge of the iconic Table… The post Three14 Architects Design a Home in Cape Town That Looks Like a Floating Box appeared first on Highsnobiety.

African giants Algeria and Ghana face each other in pivotal match

4 days agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

With their tournament lives on the line, Ghana plays Algeria in the biggest match so far in the African Cup of Nations (AFCON). The two nations are in Group C along with Senegal and South Africa. Before the event began, … Continue reading ?

Sean Penn, Charlize Theron Wedding In 2015? ‘Low-Key’ South Africa Ceremony Rumored

Sean Penn and Charlize Theron have allegedly been planning out their wedding, which could even take place over the next few months. The couple reportedly got engaged back in November, and it has been speculated that Sean Penn proposed to the actress in Paris. Show More Summary

Rhino poaching numbers hit record in South Africa

4 days agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Driven by unquenched demand for horns, illegal gangs are gunning down rhinos in some of the country's best protected parks

South Africa Smash-And-Grab Video Goes Viral [Video]

Drivers in Johannesburg, South Africa are constantly warned to keep their windows closed and eyes straight ahead when stopping at traffic lights. The reason? Hijackers and beggars trying their luck. Now a 50-second amateur video, which...Show More Summary

Collection or junkyard? Designer Bryan Thompson visits the Wijnlands Automotive Museum

6 days agoVehicles / Cars :

The Wijnlands Automotive Museum in Joostenberg Vlakte, South Africa. Still image from video below. Editor’s note: Bryan Thompson, automotive designer and frequent contributor to Hemmings, is back with another adventure into automotive oddities.  This time he visits South Africa (specifically, “Right, Down the Line, Almost Down Under, and Just Out of Cape Town”) to find […]

Davos Dispatches: Closing The Wealth Gap Through Data Literacy

The World Economic Forum gets underway tonight in Davos, Switzerland, with crisp Alpine air, snipers on roofs, the usual complement of heads of state (China, France, Italy, Germany, South Africa, Azerbaijan all representing) and hordes of CEOs and NGO leaders and a tent unironically called The Struggle To Survive. I’m trying to tease out top […]

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