South Africa is Unsafe – Crime Stats

eNCA - South Africans are less safe than they were a year ago, as the latest crime statistics released on Friday show that the worst contact crime categories – murder, attempted murder, aggravated robbery – have all gone up. Speaking at a special briefing this morning, Police … [Read More...]

Community News


More water shortages in Joburg

News24 - Sapa Johannesburg - More water shortages are expected in and around Johannesburg due to depleted water supply in four reservoirs, the … [Read More...]


Pule Mabe’s assets seized in fraud case

SAPA - 10 September 2014 Former ANC Youth League treasurer and fraud-accused Pule Mabe should become president of the ANCYL, the league in Gauteng … [Read More...]

Hout Bay beach is split almost in the middle by the Hout Bay River which is fed by Disa streams higher up from the back of Table Mountain and meanders its way down to the Hout Bay wetlands and beach estuary. (

ADVISORY – Coastal water quality concern at Hout Bay beach 

City of Cape Town Tests have revealed that E Coli levels at Hout Bay beach are too high, which means that water users are at risk of gastrointestinal … [Read More...]


Scots vote NO in historic referendum

The Mirror UK Scotland has voted to save the Union, despite the Yes campaign winning a majority in the largest city. Scotland has voted NO in … [Read More...]

News from Elsewhere


APC To Jonathan: Clear Yourself Over $9.3m Controversy Now

Osun Defender, Nigeria The All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged President Goodluck Jonathan to come clean on the circumstances surrounding the $9.3million that was impounded in South … [Read More...]

Matters Financial

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NFB explain Provident and Pension Fund Retirement Reform

T-day -– 1 March 2015 This is the effective date of implementation of the tax reforms relating to the same tax treatment of new contributions to any retirement fund and the same annuitization … [Read More...]



September dvd Releases

JARHEAD 2: FIELD OF FIRE Action, Drama, War Battle-scarred and … [Read More...]


September dvd Releases

LONE SURVIVOR Action, Biography, Drama Based on The New York … [Read More...]

Food & Wine


Dining CUBAN-Style

Taste of Cuba - Courtesy the Cocina Cubana Club, founded by … [Read More...]

Food Network Siba Mtongana

Lunch with SIBA

Siba's Warm Market Salad Siba Mtongana Food … [Read More...]

The Musician


South African Music 101

We found this GREAT truly South African website with a diverse … [Read More...]

The Artist


Science to the rescue of Art

Pascale Mollard-Chenebenoit - AFP  The Archaeology News … [Read More...]



Why am I the one mosquitos always bite?

Scientists know body odors play a role in who mosquitoes bite … [Read More...]



Scientists unveil magnetic cure for bad blood

Medical Observer - AFP Scientists said last Sunday they had … [Read More...]


Kanaljorden decorated antler pick-axe (Credit: Fredrik Hallgren)

New branch added to European family tree

The Archaeological News By Stephanie Dutchen, Harvard Medical … [Read More...]


"Cult" Stand Shrine Model, Decorated in Relief

Israel Antiquities Authority make thousands of artefacts available online

The Archaeology News Network In its continued efforts to share … [Read More...]

Books of Yore


BEFORE WE FORGET – The Story of Fish Hoek by Cedryl Greenland

BEFORE WE FORGET The Story of Fish Hoek Cedryl … [Read More...]

On the Water

Great White Shark Breach

Electronic shark repellent cable to be tested in Glencairn, Simon’s Town

The Citizen Online - Sapa The KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board … [Read More...]

Animal Talk


Cats and Dogs Living Together

ASPCA Many dogs and cats get along very well. Dogs who are … [Read More...]


Adopting a Cat

Barbara George Cat Behaviourist Cell … [Read More...]


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Some Interesting Facts about F1 Race Cars

A Formula 1 car is made up of 80,000 components. If it were … [Read More...]

Home Improvements


Fix your rising damp

By Janice Anderssen Home-Dzine Rising damp can cause severe … [Read More...]


Cool water feature for a hot garden

By Janice Anderssen Home-Dzine I don't know about the rest of … [Read More...]



Affirmative action simpler than you think – de Vos

Pierre de Vos - Daily Maverick It is not easy to have a reasoned … [Read More...]



Hackers lock thousands of Australian computers and demand ransom

Computers are typically infected after victims click on a … [Read More...]


Aerial photo of remains that archaeologists believe were a Byzantine monastery found near Beit Shemesh (Credit: Griffin Aerial Photography Company/Israel Antiquities Authority)

Byzantine monastic complex unearthed in Israel

The Archaeological News Israel Antiquities Authority In … [Read More...]


The study site landscape is shown with boulders of the ancient soil in the foreground (Credit: Quentin Crowley)

Geologists re-write Earth’s evolutionary history books

Astrobiology Magazine Oxygen-producing life forms appeared at … [Read More...]



RUGBY Weekend Roundup

September 2014 20 Vodacom Blue Bulls 15 - 26 Cell C … [Read More...]


RUGBY Weekend – Pietersen to replace injured Pienaar

SA Rugby  Experienced Test back JP Pietersen has been called up … [Read More...]

2013 Absa Currie Cup: The Sharks breakfast and victory parade

RUGBY – Currie Cup Roundup

Lions end WP unbeaten run Gavin Rich, If … [Read More...]