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'Spinach King' Lufefe Nomjana

CNN profiles the founder of Espinaca Innovations, a bakery: Lufefe Nomjana has created a bakery with a difference in Cape Town, South Africa.

What South Africa Can Learn From Black America

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in South Africa’s Rand Daily Mail.

Baby Impala Befriends Leopard At South Africa’s Kruger National Park [Video]

An inexperienced baby impala at South Africa’s Kruger National Park, still too young to know how to choose its friends wisely, ended up befriending a leopard. It struck up a friendship with the deadly beast it chanced upon, after having strayed from its mother. Show More Summary

Photographing the Crossroads of Life and Death in South Africa

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

From the 1940s, South African photographer David Goldblatt documented the people and landscapes of his country in striking black and white. It was only after apartheid that he felt comfortable with color in his work.

3 of the best family safari lodges in South Africa

Safari holidays are an exciting adventure for the whole family. But it?s normal for young children to become bored of driving around looking for animals ? especially when they?re not allowed to touch them and are constantly being told...Show More Summary

My Four Heroes (Three Survived) of 2014

This fall I had an out of office email auto-reply on most days, traveling across Mexico, Azerbaijan, the United Arab Emirates, South Africa, and beyond to meet with youth leaders. Four millennials I connected with along the way define leadership for our generation. Show More Summary

Stop Picking On Crows: Study Reveals the Birds Aren't Evil Predators

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We are huge fans of crows here, and now a new meta-analysis of 42 studies reveals that corvids don't have a negative impact on prey species. So South Africa's campaign to poison crows appears to be misguided. Read more...

China links: Drones, Afghanistan, GDP benchmarks, South Africa and more

Arthur Kroeber writes that Xi Jinping has made some progress on economic reforms and that the Party regime is still 'strong, increasingly self-confident, and without organized opposition.' Like many countries, China is grappling with...Show More Summary

1897 South African Gold Proof 6 Pence may bring $200,000 in Heritage's NYINC World Coin Event

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

A unique 1897 Republic gold proof pattern 6 Pence of South Africa is expected to bring in excess of $200,000+ in Heritage Auctions' World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature® Auction held in conjunction with the New York International Coin Show (NYINC) at the Waldorf Astoria, Jan. Show More Summary

Mini Paintings by Lorraine Loots

Lorraine Loots is an artist from Cape Town, South Africa and since 2013 she has been doing a miniature painting every single day. These mini paintings are so amazing and so tiny at the same time, it's incredible how much detail she gets in there. Show More Summary

Friendly Shark Bears Striking Resemblance To ‘Finding Nemo’ Character

A photographer in South Africa was recently swarmed by a group of sharks, including one with a toothy grin which bore a striking resemblance to Bruce, the great white from the 2003 hit Finding Nemo. The shark, which was a dead ringer...Show More Summary

4 Tied for Lead in Dubai Open

6 days agoSports / Golf : On Par

South Africa's Jbe Kruger had a hole-in-one and shot an 8-under 64 on Saturday for a share of the third-round lead in the Asian Tour's season-ending Dubai Open.

Uber Responds After Singer Nikki Williams Accuses Her Driver Of Trying To ‘Grab And Kiss’ Her

Nikki Williams, a singer-songwriter based in South Africa, tweeted early Saturday morning that her Uber driver “tried to grab and kiss on me in my own driveway.” Just reported my Uber driver for sexual Harrassment. He tried to grab & kiss on me in my own driveway. Show More Summary

The first intergalactic war will be started by spoilers

6 days agoTechnology : GigaOM

While I was living in South Africa, I bought a limited edition DVD of Star Wars: A New Hope that featured the original theatrical release of the film. A friend and I…

‘Scrumptious!’ Clueless hotel eventually apologizes for naming a cocktail ‘Apartheid’

last weekNews : The Raw Story

An Icelandic hotel came under fire for a cocktail named after South Africa’s state-sanctioned system of racial segregation, Mashable reports. Africa is a Country (@AfricasaCountry) called the social media’s attention to the drink — which contains vodka, stout liqueur, cream, and...

2014 Was The Worst Year for Rhino Deaths in South Africa

As the year comes to a close, South Africa has set a new record when it comes to rhino slayings by the hands of poachers. What’s even more startling about the Read More The post 2014 Was The Worst Year for Rhino Deaths in South Africa appeared first on Ecorazzi.

26 Hotels in South Africa to Join Marriott Rewards in February

Effective as of Monday, February 23, 2015, you can earn, redeem and enjoy full elite level status benefits at 26 participating Protea Hotel properties, Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! and African Pride Hotel properties in Johannesburg, Cape...Show More Summary

Iceland hotel apologizes for 'Apartheid' cocktail, says staffer was 'unaware of meaning'

A hotel in Iceland is in hot water for a tone-deaf cocktail named after South Africa's brutal, decades-long system of racial segregation. See also: South Africa remembers Nelson Mandela one year after his death The Hotel Reykjavik Marina,...Show More Summary

Miss World Banishes the Bikini

Just days after South Africa's Rolene Strauss won this year's crown, Miss World organizers have announced it will no longer feature the swimsuit portion of the contest, reports the New York Daily News. Next year's competition will be the first year in the event's 63-year history in which the contestants...

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