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‘We Condemn the Illegal Occupation of Land’ – President Ramaphosa

‘We Condemn the Illegal Occupation of Land’ – President Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa has said during his Presidency budget vote debate in Parliament that the government condemns the illegal occupation of land. “Land reform is an essential part of our economic growth strategy,” Ramaphosa told the House on Wednesday. “The Freedom Charter says that the land shall be shared among those who work it. “We […]

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will donate half his salary to charity

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will donate half his salary to charity

President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday that he will contribute half of his Presidential salary to a fund to be managed by the Nelson Mandela Foundation. The president made the statement during his Presidency Budget Vote in Parliament. Ramaphosa said that the Nelson Mandela foundation will direct the resources to small social projects scattered across […]

South Africa Opens Arms Wider to Kenyan Visa Seekers

South Africa Opens Arms Wider to Kenyan Visa Seekers

Kenyans are set to receive visas on arrival into South Africa in new rules as the country revises its immigration policy. South African Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom revealed the plans on the sidelines of a travel conference. He said Kenya is among countries whose citizens will apply for E-Visas that will be issued upon arrival. […]

Rich and Going to Prison? Welcome to the Hospital Wing

Rich and Going to Prison? Welcome to the Hospital Wing

What do Schabir Shaik, Oscar Pistorius, Radovan Krejcir, Tony Yengeni and now Henri van Breda have in common? They have all been high-profile inmates of South African prisons who have been kept in the hospital wings of jails rather than in the general cells. This is despite the fact that, in some cases, their medical […]

Did You Know Trevor Noah Was in Black Panther

Did You Know Trevor Noah Was in Black Panther

The Daily Show host Trevor Noah had a role in Black Panther that almost everyone certainly missed. You had to pay extra-close attention to the closing credits or have committed his voice to memory! Trevor Noah voiced Griot, the A.I. system in the Wakandan ship that Martin Freeman piloted during the epic war in Wakanda. […]

South African Parliament Sets Up Feasibility Study to Look Into Move to Pretoria

South African Parliament Sets Up Feasibility Study to Look Into Move to Pretoria

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete says an external service provider has been appointed to look into the feasibility of moving Parliament to Pretoria. Former president Jacob Zuma first made the suggestion, in his 2016 State of the Nation Address, to move the national legislature to the country’s capital. This was in order to cut costs, […]

More Than 200 South Africans Apply for Australia’s ‘Humanitarian’ Visas

More Than 200 South Africans Apply for Australia’s ‘Humanitarian’ Visas

More than 200 South Africans have applied for Australian humanitarian visas in light of recent comments by the country’s minister of home affairs. According to a 9Nine News report, there are 89 applications relating to 213 people seeking visas in this category. Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton previously stated that he would welcome white South […]

Rugby Africa unveils the 2018 Competition Schedule: 32 African countries, 10 competitions, more than 100 matches

Rugby Africa unveils the 2018 Competition Schedule: 32 African countries, 10 competitions, more than 100 matches

World Rugby (www.WorldRugby.org) Africa association, Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com), today unveiled its 2018 Competition Schedule. The year promises to be particularly busy with 10 competitions totalling more than one hundred fifteen-a-side and sevens rugby matches and up to 32 participating countries. The 2018 African champion will automatically qualify for the 2019 World Cup in Japan (www.RugbyWorldCup.com), […]

Honoris United Universities announces planned expansion in Egypt

Honoris United Universities announces planned expansion in Egypt

Honoris United Universities (www.Honoris.net), the first private pan-African higher education platform, announced that its network institution in South Africa, Regent Business School (https://Regent.ac.za), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education to establish a branch in the capital city of Cairo. The MoU was signed during the recently held […]

More and more women playing Rugby in Africa

More and more women playing Rugby in Africa

The World Rugby Council opened today in London and will vote on Wednesday for the country to host the 2023 World Rugby Cup. South Africa is very likely to win. When it comes to the world’s biggest rugby nations, it would be easy to assume that the most fanatical supporters would be in the old […]

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