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September, 2014

  • 16 September

    The Springbok’s quota question

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    By Jean-Andre Deenik Photo courtesy of Flickr user Warrenski Racial transformation in rugby has become an increasingly difficult issue for the South African Rugby Union (SARU) after both Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Cosatu questioned the current number of black players in the Springbok team. But what are the facts? How many …

March, 2014

  • 25 March

    DA seeks repayment for Nkandla


    By Jean-Andre’ Deenik Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s report stated that President Jacob Zuma needs to pay back a majority of the funds from taxpayer’s money on Nkandla Gate. The Democratic Alliance has now taken it into their hands to ensure that such payments are made and currently want a payment plan …

  • 4 March

    South Africa urges peace talks for Ukraine Crisis


    By Nicholas McGregor Follow @McGregz11 The South African government has condemned the situation in Ukraine and Russia’s involvement. They have urged the two countries to reach a peaceful solution before conflict ensues. The Department of International Relations recently released a statement – “South Africa urges the protagonists in the stand-off …

September, 2013

  • 23 September

    SA Tomorrowland rumors put to rest


    By Leah Solomon Follow @LeahSolomon93 Mass excitement has been stirring since rumours have been circulating about a South African version of popular dance music festival, Tomorrowland, which was said to be coming to South Africa in 2015. In a post earlier this week, we referred to links which suggested that …

  • 23 September

    Rocking the Daisies 2013 lead up

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    By Sarah de Villiers Follow @sarahyfairy The eighth Rocking the Daisies music and lifestyle festival will kick off in Darling this October, and it promises to be nothing short of epic. The incredible line up includes English indie rock quartet and winners of the 2012 British Mercury award, Alt-J, Swedish local …