Lindsey Haun is best known for playing South African exchange student Mahree Bok in the 2000 Disney movie "The Color of Friendship." Guess what she looks like now!
South Africa’s Parliament has approved a bill that will allow the government to make mandatory land purchases from whites and redistribute it in a way deemed fair by its representatives. This comes 20 years after the end of apartheid, reports BBC News. Show More Summary
South African destinations such as Cape Point, Olifants River, Breede River Valley and Klein Karoo may call up visions of safaris, and that’s partially correct. Stem Wine Bar general manager/sommelier Chris McNeill is on the prowl for pours from the world’s up-and-coming wine regions, and he’s bagging quite a prize collection. Show More Summary
J.M. Coetzee, the South African novelist, said at the Palestine Festival of Literature that it was rarely "productive" to use the word apartheid. But he implied that Israel was enforcing such a system in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.
The South African international relations minister talks about corruption allegations and the state of the ANC.
South African sports scientist Ross Tucker and transgender medical physicist Joanna Harper have written a fascinating piece on women’s sports, and the current lack of any limits on testosterone levels in female track and field athletes. This issue is likely to be one of the most controversial and important discussions at this year’s Rio Olympics. Read more...
South Korean President Park Geun-hye is in Addis Ababa, Ethiopian, the center of African diplomacy. The city is festooned with South Korean flags and pictures of… The post Presidential Plane Spotting: Today I Saw South Korea, Which Have You Seen? appeared first on Rapid Travel Chai.
Welcome to the trip report for the journey I just finished up, where I traveled on Air Canada and South African Airways, and stayed at three Starwood properties between Vancouver and Cape Town. On top of that, I got to visit a fantastic...Show More Summary
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — South Korea’s president has urged African leaders to support international efforts to denuclearize North Korea. Speaking to the African Union in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, President Park Geun-hye said Friday that she wants African “cooperation in urging North Korea to give up its nuclear program.” She also said her […]
Demo Africa, the African edition of the famous launch pad for numerous big name start ups including Adobe, will be held in South Africa for the first time later this year. Demo Africa – which kicked off in Kenya in 2012, before moving to Nigeria for two years in 2014 – [...]
Danish cruiserweight Micki Nielsen (21-0, 14 KOs) is travelling to South Africa full of confidence as he prepares for his ‘Super 4’ showdown with Johnny Muller (19-6-2, 13 KOs) on June 11 at the [...] The post Nielsen confident ahead of South African showdown with Muller appeared first on Boxing News 24.
South Africa’s ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC) is pushing for land expropriation, calling property rights into question and potentially undermining the principles of the market economy in the country, under the guise of “fair” wealth redistribution rhetoric.
In the past week I've taken four flights in South African Airways business class, from Frankfurt to Johannesburg to Cape Town to Johannesburg to London. Having just gotten off the last sector, the flights are still fresh in my mind. While I'll have a much more detailed report, I figured I'd share my "big picture" takeaway from having flown with SAA. Show More Summary
Good morning from London! Last night I flew from Johannesburg to London on South African Airways, a flight which was operated by an Airbus A330-200. As some of you may recall, my outbound flight from Frankfurt to Johannesburg was operated...Show More Summary
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African lion who escaped twice from a national park since last year is being moved to another park where, officials say, there is little chance of a breakout. The national parks service says the male lion dubbed Sylvester will be transported Friday from Karoo National Park to Addo Elephant National […]
ATLANTA (AP) — Jimmy Carter is stepping away from his “front-line role” as a member of The Elders, the global human rights group announced Wednesday. Former South African president Nelson Mandela founded the small group of former global leaders in 2007, and the former U.S. president participated in its first mission later that year in […]
Former Warwickshire batsman Andy Moles has been put in charge of South African provincial team South Western Districts (SWD) for the next two seasons
Aaron Phangiso's opportunity for a regular run in the South African ODI side may finally come during their triangular series in the Caribbean
According to the Global Off-Grid Lighting Association (GOGLA), poor households in Asia and Africa saved some $3.4 billion based on the rapid uptake of solar lighting. GOGLA has released its Social Impact Report, which addresses a significant increase in solar lighting products in off-grid locales. Show More Summary