The Department of Home Affairs has reiterated that it has no immediate plans to discontinue green bar-coded identity books. Speaking at the Centurion Home Affairs office on Wednesday, director-general of Home Affairs, Mkuseli Apleni, said that the department was deeply concerned about false reports on the lifespan of the old ID books. “These reports, which […]
The multitalented South African opera star Njabulo Madlala will perform a concert called “A Night at the Opera” hosted by the High Commission of South Africa in London on 8 February 2018. Madlala hails from Inanda, a poor township just north of Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal. As a young boy, he was inspired by his grandmother, […]
A South African family who has lived in New Zealand for nine years may soon be kicked out of this country. Steven and Joan von Metzinger and their children, Travis (18) and Ethan (15), emigrated to New Zealand almost a decade ago and currently live in Dunedin. However, after a nine-year battle with the local […]
He may have had a reprieve earlier in the week, but Jacob Zuma can consider himself on the ANC NEC hit-list. The party’s National Executive Committee are determined to force Mr Zuma out of his Head of State role, according to City Press sources. He may have stood down as ANC President, but he still […]
If you’re an expert in one of these fields, you can work in the UK with barely any limitations. If you watch a certain reality show, then you’ll already know that South Africa’s Got Talent. However, an exceptional set of skills can do more than impress a set of judges these days. It can earn […]
Springbok and Lions captain Warren Whiteley is slowly but surely regaining his fitness. A hip injury kept the No 8 sidelined for six months last year, with Eben Etzebeth taking over the Springbok captaincy in his absence. Whiteley’s last Test was the 37-15 win in the second Test over France in Durban last June. The […]
We feel the train engage the cogs as it rattles its way up the steep incline. Outside the wide windows, we pass rocky canyons, pine-covered mountain slopes and wildflower-covered meadows. My wife and I are comfortable and warm but outside the snowy white peaks are wrapped with cloud. The train crawls through tunnels and across […]
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