August 27

  • South Africa: In Celebration of the Birthday of Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi MP President of the Inkatha Freedom Party [press release]

    IFP

    Statement by the Hon. Ms Sibongile Nkomo MP Read more »

  • South Africa: No Real Transformation in Built Environment [press release]

    IFP

    "In our country, 75 percent of registered professionals in the Built Environment are white, while black people only constitute 15 percent; Indians make up 6 percent, while Coloured... Read more »

  • South Africa: Gaza Ceasefire [press release]

    ANC

    The African National Congress welcomes the ceasefire reached between Israel and Palestine in Gaza. This agreement comes after almost two months of relentless and ruthless fighting... Read more »

  • South Africa: Ajax, De SA a Perfect Premiership Match

    CAJ News

    ROGER de Sa, who was shown the exit door at Orlando Pirates late last season, has found a new lease of life in Cape Town where his new club has just shot to the top of the Absa... Read more »

  • South Africa: The Problem Isn't Black Hair, It's Racist Schools

    The Daily Vox

    "The problem is that [white] people do not understand black people's natural hair and they don't understand what it takes for a black girl's hair to meet their standards,"... Read more »

  • South Africa: Gaza, Israel and South Africa's Edge of Reason

    GroundUp

    Photos of South Africa's national schools debate team wearing keffiyehs and pins with the Palestinian flag fuelled a hurricane of social media hate earlier in August 2014. Mandy de... Read more »

  • South Africa: Zizipho Kuzo and Rushta Mallick - Female Boxers [interview]

    GroundUp

    Siyabonga Kalipa speaks to two female boxers. They will confront each other in the ring at OR Tambo Hall in Khayelitsha on the weekend of 30 August. Read more »

  • South Africa: Angy Peter Trial - Detective Admits He Did Not Investigate

    GroundUp

    Detective Constable Stanford Muthian acknowledged on Tuesday during the Angy Peter trial that he had not conducted his own investigation into the murder. Read more »

  • South Africa: Eight Months Without Electricity - Valhalla Residents Protest

    GroundUp

    Residents of 8th Lane in Valhalla Park protested along Robert Sobukwe Drive after being without electricity for eight months despite Mayor Patricia De Lille making them firm... Read more »

  • South Africa: School Transport a Nightmare

    GroundUp

    Everyday hundreds of parents depend on private transport operators to get their children to school and back home. The quality of service varies. GroundUp found some disturbing... Read more »

  • South Africa: Experiential Branding Cuts Through the Clutter

    Biz-Community

    Experiential branding is still a relatively new concept for many South African businesses but is a logical extension of mass personalisation, as consumers now expect much more than... Read more »

  • South Africa: New Radio Station for Sterkspruit

    Biz-Community

    A local radio station for Sterkspruit, conceptualised in November 2008 by the area's youth to solve the problem of lack of communication between the municipality and its people,... Read more »

  • South Africa: Big Data - Big Business or Big Brother?

    Biz-Community

    There is a crazy amount of information floating around the world today, thanks to the marvel of ubiquitous data-driven technology. Stored information has doubled every 40 months... Read more »

  • South Africa: EFF Learns of ANC Mobilisation in Townships to Come Assault the EFF MPs in Parliament [press release]

    EFF

    Economic Freedom Fighters has learned that the ANC is mobilising hooligans in the Townships of Cape Town to come and assault EFF MPs today in Parliament. The EFF has learned of... Read more »

  • South Africa: Lotto Board Boosts Women-Owned Charities

    SAnews.gov.za

    The National Lotteries Board (NLB) has distributed cheques to the value of R4 million to three women-owned charity organisations. Read more »

  • South Africa: Gift of the Givers En Route to Gaza

    SAnews.gov.za

    The South African humanitarian organisation, Gift of the Givers, is en route to Gaza with 16 tons of emergency medical supplies valued at R15 million. Read more »

  • South Africa: In-Depth Report - Mpumalanga's Deadly Debt

    Health-e

    Last October, the Mpumalanga Department of Health was placed under the administration of the provincial finance department to save it from collapse. Health-e News looks at the... Read more »

  • South Africa: North West, Limpopo Meet Halfway

    SAnews.gov.za

    The North West and Limpopo are joining forces to construct and refurbish roads that link the provinces. Read more »

  • South Africa: Reward for Info in Suspected Murder

    SAnews.gov.za

    The South African Police Service (SAPS) is offering a R100 000 reward for information that will help solve the murder of 60-year-old Elina Mphaphuli. Read more »

  • South Africa: Tshwane Clinics Share Medicines Amid Stock Outs

    Health-e

    Clinics in Soshanguve outside Pretoria are helping each other to solve recurring problems in drug orders from the regional pharmacy. Read more »

  • South Africa: SA Pumps R100 Million Into Tourism Industry

    SAnews.gov.za

    Government will spend R100 million to market South Africa's tourism industry, Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom announced on Tuesday. Read more »

  • South Africa: Zwelinzima Vavi to Speak in Mpumalanga Today [press release]

    COSATU

    The Congress of South Africa Trade Unions in Mpumalanga is hosting a Provincial Political School at the Olifants River Lodge in the Steve Tshwete Municipality (Middleburg) from... Read more »



August 26

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