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First solo museum exhibition of work by anti-apartheid photographer Ernest Cole opens at NYU's Grey Art Gallery

4 hours agoArts : Artdaily

One of South Africa?s first black photojournalists, Ernest Cole (1940?1990) created powerful, devastating photographs that revealed to the world what it meant to be black under apartheid. Hard-hitting and incendiary?visually powerful...Show More Summary

The Wealth Inequality Between White and Black Households in the US Surpasses the One in Aparthied-Era South Africa

13 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Nicholas Kristof:The net worth of the average black household in the United States is $6,314, compared with $110,500 for the average white household, according to 2011 census data. The gap has worsened in the last decade, and the United States now has a greater wealth gap by race than South Africa did during apartheid. Show More Summary

mHealth: The Headlines You Might Have Missed

Here are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that we’ve been monitoring this past week. SMS Service for Pregnant Women Launches in South Africa A new mobile application, MomConnect, will allow all pregnant women in South Africa to sign up for a free SMS service which provides information and advice […]

Lesotho PM set to return after coup rumours

Tom Thabane fled to South Africa on Saturday, as troops attacked key police installations and surrounded his residence.

Fire detector for tightly-packed slums alerts at-risk neighbors

South Africa's Khusela startup has developed a smart detector specifically for shacks, which enable community-wide warnings in the event of a fire.

South Africa President Zuma Asks God to Come Down and Cleanse People Before Second Coming

South African President Jacob Zuma has speculated on the Second Coming of Jesus Christ, calling on God to come down for a few years and "cleanse" people from their sins even before He fully returns.

Sports Briefing | Golf: Hennie Otto Wins Italian Open

2 days agoSports / Golf : On Par

Hennie Otto of South Africa held on to claim a second Italian Open victory by two shots in Turin.

Lesotho Prime Minister Flees, Alleges Coup

The prime minister of the southern African kingdom of Lesotho has fled to South Africa, alleging a coup by the army and saying his life is in danger. Thomas Thabane said he would return from South Africa "as soon as I know I am not going...Show More Summary

Otto Wins Italian Open; Gallacher Comes Up Short

2 days agoSports / Golf : On Par

Hennie Otto of South Africa held on to claim a second Italian Open victory by two shots on Sunday, while Stephen Gallacher came up just short of an automatic Ryder Cup spot after finishing third.

South Africa Condemns Apparent Coup In Lesotho

3 days agoNews : The Two-Way

Early Saturday, soldiers in the tiny kingdom completely surrounded by South Africa took to the streets amid gunfire, forcing the prime minister to flee. The army has denied a takeover.

Hennie Otto Remains in Lead at Italian Open

3 days agoSports / Golf : On Par

Hennie Otto of South Africa shot a 1-under 71 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead into the final round of the Italian Open, where Stephen Gallacher's late bid to qualify for the Ryder Cup will go down to the wire.

The Big African Sukuk Boom: Why South Africa Matters

By Sean Dalton: Earlier this week, the South African Treasury made major news with the announcement that they intend to issue $500M USD worth of Islamic Sukuks. The growth of Islamic Finance has been huge over the last few years, with...Show More Summary

Confusion over coup attempt in Lesotho

Prime minister flees to South Africa and tells Al Jazeera he is being hunted, but his deputy denies army has taken over.

Khulu Soaps

Superb product design from Fanakalo for Khulu Soaps: Khulu Soap is an original and authentic manufacturer of soaps infused with traditional African herbs and was the first to launch this type of product in South Africa after two years of experimentation with different combinations of herbs. Show More Summary

Lesotho PM confirms coup, tells BBC he fled to South Africa

Johannesburg (AFP) - Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane confirmed Saturday that the military had seized power in a coup and that he had fled to neighbouring South Africa in fear of his life.

US judge says it’s “regrettable” that IBM can’t be punished for knowingly aiding apartheid

From the holocaust to apartheid, where you or I see an atrocity, IBM sees an opportunity. Still, a US district judge has ruled that IBM cannot be prosecuted in the US for supplying computer systems to South Africa’s apartheid regime....Show More Summary

Is this beginning of the end for South Africa's Zuma?

A series of setbacks in beleaguered South African President Jacob Zuma's battle against corruption allegations has sparked fresh speculation that he could be forced out of office. Controversy over millions of dollars of taxpayers' money...Show More Summary

Otto Takes Lead With 62; Gallacher Gains Momentum

4 days agoSports / Golf : On Par

Hennie Otto of South Africa shot a 10-under 62 to take a three-stroke lead after the second round of the Italian Open on Friday, while Stephen Gallacher's late bid to qualify for the Ryder Cup also gained momentum.

Mother Wants $6 Million in Wrongful Life Suit, She Wishes Her Baby Was Never Born?

More details are coming in about an outrageous lawsuit in South Africa that has the mother of a child with Down syndrome suing on her 6-year-old son’s behalf for damages because she would have had an abortion had she known her son had Down syndrome. As LifeNews reported yesterday, the child’s mother has filed a […]

Beautiful Houses: Harker Street

Today we will show you the beautiful Harker Street house in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa, a project by Greg Wright Architects. By now all of you know that I have a soft spot in my heart for houses with a lot of glass, indoor/outdoor integration and amazing views. Show More Summary

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