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GoSouthOnline NEWS ~ Friday 29 April 2016

The EFF spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi says they expect their local elections manifesto launch rally to be held at the Orlando stadium in Soweto on Saturday, to be incident-free. The party says preparations have been completed for the rally.  The party will be contesting municipal … [Read More...]

South Africa, Reality Check

SA Returns to Officially Imposed Racialism in Sport

By Dave Steward, Executive Director of the FW de Klerk Foundation Earlier this week the Minister of the Sport and Recreation, Fikile Mbalula, announced the imposition of sanctions against four of … [Read More...]

Matters Financial

Why the rand punches above the weight of South Africa’s economy

by Matthew Kofi Ocran Professor of Economics University of the Western Cape The Conversation Is the size of the South African economy out of sync with the ranking of the rand as the 18th most … [Read More...]


Minister on Threats to our National Security

We cannot claim to be truly free when racism still rears its ugly head in our institutions of higher learning, in the media, in the private and public … [Read More...]


Is the drought to end with a disastrous splash?

by Piet Coetzer The Intelligence Bulletin Judged by what is happening in other regions across the globe, southern Africa is in danger of its worst drought in 50 years ending in floods, with … [Read More...]


Winter - Dawn over False Bay

Simon's Town

Simon's Town with Cape Hangklip in the distance

Peace in the Cape of Storms

Fish Hoek Beach - Simon's Town in the distance

Fish Hoek Beach

Photo: Gerbex

Fish Hoek St James Coastline at dusk

Kalk Bay Harbour




April dvd Releases

THE HATEFUL EIGHT Crime, Drama, Mystery While racing toward … [Read More...]

April dvd Releases

STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Action, Adventure, Fantasy Thirty … [Read More...]

Food & Wine

Making the Perfect Omelette

Good Housekeeping … [Read More...]

Decadent Delicious Desserts

Try these Chilled Chocolate Desserts Pavlova By Antony … [Read More...]


The Mind behind LINUX

LINUS TORVALDS transformed technology twice — first with the … [Read More...]


Exploding the myth of the scientific vs artistic mind

by David Pearson Reader of Cognitive Psychology Anglia Ruskin … [Read More...]

Hunting for dinosaurs showed me our place in the Universe

What happens when you discover a dinosaur? Paleontologist … [Read More...]


Evolution insights from a walking cavefish

Earthsky ~ A blind cavefish species in Thailand has evolved a … [Read More...]


We can reprogram life. How to do it wisely

For four billion years, what lived and died on Earth depended on … [Read More...]

10 of the Strangest Planets

From an ice planet that's on fire to a strange planet made of … [Read More...]


Tesla’s Model 3 Unveiled

Model 3 combines real world range, performance, safety and … [Read More...]

Home Improvement

Clever ideas for an organised home

By Janice Anderssen Home-Dzine If you are struggling to … [Read More...]

On the Water

The iBubble can follow and film your underwater adventures

Gizmag -Many aerial drones now feature a Follow Me mode – that's … [Read More...]


The Confident Cat

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


Dolphins Abound!

Great White shark season at Seal Island is upon us yet again and … [Read More...]


A new superweapon in the fight against cancer

Paula Hammond, head of MIT's Department of Chemical … [Read More...]

The Musician

ALEX LIGERTWOOD, the Magic of Santana

Alex Ligertwood is recognized literally the world over as the … [Read More...]

The Artist

Art Movements

Courtesy abstract expressionism Movement in … [Read More...]

In History

Ten Mysteries of Ancient Egypt

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Women who Changed the World

Famous influential women - from women’s rights activists, female … [Read More...]

People, Past and Present

Futurist, Genius, Scientist and Inventor, NIKOLA TESLA

"Nikola Tesla symbolizes a unifying force and inspiration for all … [Read More...]


RUGBY Weekend

SA Rugby - Vodacom Bulls coach Nollis Marais named Hanro … [Read More...]

The Rugby according to Ockie Oosthuizen …

It is largely unknown to players and followers of the modern game … [Read More...]

The Written Word


by Jan Meyer Problems INTRODUCTION Most of the problems dog … [Read More...]

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