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Billion watch as SA beauty crowned Miss World

2014-12-14 21:21
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An estimated billion viewers are believed to have watched as South African beauty Rolene Strauss was crowned Miss World 2014 at the pageant's final in London.

SA record for Blitzbokke star

2014-12-13 20:23

Cecil Afrika became SA's highest point's scorer on the Sevens World Series circuit when he scored a try in their victory over Wales.

Chad reigns supreme in Doha

2014-12-04 18:45

Chad le Clos has won the 100m men's butterfly at the FINA World Short Course Swimming Championships in Doha.

SA wins Karting world championship

2014-12-02 12:26

South Africa has won the Nations Cup in the 2014 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals in Spain, beating rivals from 58 countries!

Girl tells firefighting pilots how awesome they are in touching letter

2014-11-20 13:05

To the chopper pilots who flew the water-bombing missions over Fish Hoek yesterday, you are this 12-year-old's heroes. Read her touching letter HERE.

What a gas! It's an Xmas bonus for all

2014-11-13 14:29

Falling, falling... the story in the US for nearly 50 consecutive days. An unleaded litre now costs R8.70 - a boon not only for business transport costs but also consumer spending.

Jaguar, jet test for Hakskeen record bid

2014-11-06 10:09

Bloodhound Project has started its land speed record 12-month countdown at Hakskeen Pan: watch the high-speed comms test between a jet plane and a Jaguar F-Type R coupe!

Credit amnesty: Millions of consumers score

2014-11-03 21:00

The slate has been wiped clean for around 3.1 million South Africans with adverse consumer credit information, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

Proteas claim ODI series win

2014-10-24 07:17

The Proteas have taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in their three-game series against New Zealand after winning the second ODI.

Cape Town among top 25 world cities

2014-10-22 10:02

The Mother City has another accolade behind its name, as it was named one of the Top 25 Cities in the World in the prestigious Conde Nast Traveler Reader's Choice Awards.

Pace wins SA Women's Open

2014-10-19 19:18

Lee-Anne Pace has beaten England's Holly Clyburn in a playoff to win the South African Women's Open in San Lameer.

All about Malala

2014-10-14 08:44

Meet the world’s youngest ever recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.

Malala Yousafzai, teen hero

2014-10-13 13:44

Meet the world’s youngest ever recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.

Bafana claim vital away win

2014-10-11 18:26
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Bafana Bafana have defeated Congo in a vital Africa Cup of Nations qualifier played in Point-Noire.

#ProteaFire campaign launched

2014-10-09 22:00

The South African national cricket team have officially launched their mission statement to SA cricket fans.

Kganyago an astute leader - BBC

2014-10-07 19:32

Lesetja Kganyago is the right man to lead the SA Reserve Bank given his experience as a leader, public servant and accounting officer par excellence, says the BBC.

No time to waste for Kganyago - DA

2014-10-06 16:37

The Democratic Alliance wants to have an urgent meeting with SA Reserve Bank governor-designate Lesetja Kganyago to ensure economic growth targets are met.

Kganyago: Sarb's main job to protect the rand

2014-10-06 12:08

The primary objective of Sarb is to protect the value of the rand in the interest of balanced growth, says governor designate Lesetja Kganyago.

SA soprano back at Met for Mozart

2014-10-03 19:26

When Pretty Yende walked on stage for her Metropolitan Opera debut 21 months ago, she immediately fell for the audience.

Two South Africans up for international tech prize

2014-10-01 11:28

Two South Africans have been shortlisted for an international technology prize that seeks to reward inventions that improve the quality of life in Africa.

Double gold for SA's McGregor

2014-09-29 10:36

Hank McGregor became the first SA paddler to win both K1 and K2 gold medals at the ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships.

Long Walk to Freedom wins Iran film award

2014-09-26 08:39

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom won the award for best film at the International Film Festival of Resistance in Tehran, Iran, the film's producer Anant Singh has said.

SA teen wins African 'young driver' contest

2014-09-25 08:52

South African motorsport teen Jordan Pepper has won the International Automobile Federation's African leg of the world 'young driver' programme.

SA teen crowned World kart champion

2014-09-22 11:00

South African Jonathan Wing (17), the only SA kart driver to race with a prosthetic leg, has won the 2014 World Handikart championship title.

 

SA beauty crowned Miss World 2014

2014-12-14 19:00
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"South Africa, this is for you," SA beauty Rolene Strauss has said after being crowned Miss World 2014 at the pageant's final in London.

South Africans direct and star in new U2 music video

2014-12-09 10:54

South African Bryan Little has directed a music video for U2 featuring Cape Town-based, China-born street artist DALeast.

Chad trumps Lochte in Doha

2014-12-03 17:19

Chad le Clos has won the men's 200m freestyle final at the FINA World short course swimming championships in Doha.

Stolen huskies reunited with owner

2014-12-01 16:21

Three of five huskies stolen from a Pretoria man by women posing as SPCA inspectors have been reunited with him.

Dance studio is safe haven for Joburg kids

2014-11-06 17:30

The Dansazania project in Johannesburg brings together children from all over the city to learn ballet, hip-hop and tap, whether or not they can pay.

Record vehicle exports through October

2014-11-04 07:21

South African vehicle exports during October 2014 reached a record 32 165 and domestic sales types of vehicle were up by nearly five percent over the same month in 2013.

Nun's 100th birthday wish comes true

2014-10-31 10:42

A nun has seen an elephant for the first time in the 81 years she has spent in South Africa, fulfilling her 100th birthday wish.

2015 SA Car of Year finalists named

2014-10-23 13:02

The South African 2015 Car of the Year finalists have been announced. Check out the top 11 cars...

BTCC test for SA driver Jayde Kruger

2014-10-22 10:52

South African Jayde Kruger, recently crowned British Formula Ford champion, will tick off another milestone in his career come October 29... a test for British Touring Cars.

SA airports come out tops in survey

2014-10-20 09:08

Three South African airports have been named the best in Africa by off-beat travel website, Sleeping in Airports.

FNB takes Silicon Cape to new heights

2014-10-15 12:29

FNB and Silicon Cape announced a three-year strategic partnership worth R1m per annum in funding and resource support to boost business activity in South Africa.

Kruger's UK Formula Ford title confirmed

2014-10-14 07:50

South African Jayde Kruger has been confirmed as the British Formula Ford champion. An appeal against his win at Brands Hatch has been rejected.

Malala Yousafzai, teen hero

2014-10-13 13:44

Meet the world’s youngest ever recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.

PMB biker sets world record

2014-10-11 08:34

Double-amputee Bushy McKelvey has raced into the Guinness World Records after covering an incredible 3 257.5km on a motorbike in 24 hours.

Medupi fires up first gas burner

2014-10-09 14:19

The Medupi power station's unit six, which has faced numerous construction delays, fired up its first gas burner this week, says Eskom.

Van der Linde wins ADAC GT Masters

2014-10-07 06:33

SA motorsport teen Kelvin van der Linde and team mate Rene Rast have won the ADAC GT Masters 2014 title in Germany on Sunday.

Markets welcome new sarb governor

2014-10-06 12:52

The rand has rallied to a session high after the appointment of Lesetja Kganyago, who is well-regarded by markets and economists.

Springboks pip All Blacks

2014-10-04 18:57
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A 55-metre Patrick Lambie penalty gave South Africa a thrilling Rugby Championship victory over New Zealand.

Solar challenge: Teams feeling the heat

2014-09-30 08:17

The 2014 SA Solar Challenge is well under way but already four teams have pulled out because of technical issues on the route between Bloemfontein and Cape Town.

SA entrepreneurs gain insight, deals in UK

2014-09-26 16:35

The fourth International Trade Programme) to the United Kingdom has seen the return of 13 local entrepreneurs, most with new business and contacts.

SA road etiquette: Emergency vehicle 101

2014-09-25 19:00

'Some are oblivious...others are bewildered and freeze,' writes Neill Visser, Netcare 911's operations manager. He and other experts tackle driving etiquette towards emergency vehicles.

SA road etiquette: Emergency vehicle 101

2014-09-23 09:34

'Some are oblivious...others are bewildered and freeze,' writes Neill Visser, Netcare 911's operations manager. He and other experts tackle driving etiquette towards emergency vehicles.

SA solar race: NWU ready to defend title

2014-09-18 08:46

The North West University's new solar car, the Sirius X25 built entirely by students, will defend its title at the 2014 SA Solar challenge.

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