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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.

SA Women's Car of the Year: The cars women love

2014-09-16 10:17

Budget buys, convertibles, sports cars... Women on Wheels has announced the winners of the 2014 SA Women’s Car of the Year awards. Find out which cars came out tops!

SA's Chardri is African off-road champ

2014-09-12 11:36

There's a new dirt queen in town, and she hails from the Eastern Cape. Chardri Monk has been crowned the 2014 Africa Southern Off-Road quad champion.

10 phone numbers that could save your life

2014-09-03 07:00

Being in an emergency can be shocking and your ability to recall the correct emergency number could mean life or death. One of these 10 emergency numbers could save your life!

SA pair to compete for academy seat

2014-09-01 09:14

South Africans Matthew Swanepoel and Jordan Pepper will represent the nation at the upcoming Sub-Sahara African selection event for the FIA's Young Driver Excellence Academy.

Early plug for SA BMW i3, i8 buyers

2014-08-29 11:28

BMW SA is being proactive in arranging for the pre-installation of fast-charge stations at the homes and offices of potential buyers of its new hybrid and electric cars, the i3 and i8.

19 SA riders to battle FIM Africa champs

2014-08-28 09:34

The Annual FIM Africa Motocross of African Nations will see 19 South Africans racing in Zambia this weekend. It's also the first time SA has sent a female team... go girls!

SA avoids recession

2014-08-26 11:59

SA's economy avoided slipping into a recession in the second quarter, as growth in the agriculture and financial industries outweighed a hammering in the mining sector.

Meyer delighted with Vic return

2014-08-26 05:00
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Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has expressed his delight at the return of lock Victor Matfied to the squad.

Marathon dig in the dark to save stuck puppy

2014-08-20 15:21

Cheers and applause erupted in the middle of the night after a rescue team of 15 people managed to retrieve an 8-week-old puppy from a drain pipe.

Good news on girls' enrolment and achievement in SA schools

2014-08-19 10:31

Encouraging news reported on girls' enrolment and achievement in South African schools.

Global recognition for Khayelitsha entrepreneur

2014-08-14 19:17

Luvuyo Rani has been nominated for an award at the Junior Chamber International in Germany, 10 years after he started Silulo Ulutho Technologies from his car boot.

SA's Van der Linde shines in Slovakia

2014-08-13 08:16

South Africa's Kelvin van der Linde scored his tenth top 10 finish at the Slovakia Ring during the ADAC GT Masters.

Baby boet Linde makes SA motorsport history

2014-08-11 08:29

South African racer Sheldon van der Linde is keeping up his family's name in motorsport when he became the youngest driver to have won a Volkswagen Cup National Championship race at the age of 14-years-old.

And the 2014 SA Bike of the Year is...

2014-08-08 13:02

The 2014 SA Bike of the Year has been announced at the Amid Motorcycle Show in Nasrec. Find out which bike came out tops amongst the cream of the SA biking crop...

SA solar challenge: UJ’s racer unveiled

2014-08-07 09:34

The University of Johannesburg’s Solar Team has unveiled its new solar-powered vehicle, the Ilanga II, ahead of the 2014 Solar Challenge in Pretoria. The solar-powered racer has a top speed of 130km/h!

Free Wi-Fi partnership to boost SA internet access

2014-08-06 14:51

South African communities are set to have access to increased Wi-Fi coverage as organisations roll out internet connectivity on a large scale.

World first: Fuel cells light up SA town

2014-08-06 05:00

A community in the Free State is the first in the world to be powered by fuel cell mini-grid technology, which is a cheaper alternative to grid electrification.

Airbus A350: Look up Joburg

2014-08-03 15:36

After a grim few weeks in the aviation industry, Johannesburg has been treated to a preview of the newest addition to the Airbus family.

Dream ride for little Lesedi

2014-08-01 10:31

Four-year-old Lesedi Maphutha is fighting for his life but all he dreams of is racing in a BMW. See how that dream came true...

Fantastic Fredericks wins gold

2014-07-31 21:30

South Africa's Cornel Fredericks has won gold in the men's 400m hurdles final at Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Trade deficit narrows sharply

2014-07-31 15:28

SA's trade deficit has narrowed more than expected in June from a revised R7.44bn shortfall in May, statistics show.

Swimmers do Team SA proud

2014-07-30 21:34

By the close of the sixth day of the Commonwealth Games, the swimmers had produced a dozen of the 26 medals earned by Team SA.

Small firms weather the strike storm

2014-07-30 10:40

Rustenburg resembled a ghost town during the extraordinary five-month platinum strike. Yet, a group of entrepreneurs found innovative ways to survive.

Le Clos caps off golden night

2014-07-28 22:42

South Africa's Chad le Clos has won gold in the 100m butterfly at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in a new Games record.

 

SA Women's Car of the Year: The cars women love

2014-09-17 07:15

Budget buys, convertibles, sports cars... Women on Wheels has announced the winners of the 2014 SA Women’s Car of the Year awards. Find out which cars came out tops!

SA wins international outsourcing skills award

2014-09-14 17:26

South Africa has won the “Skills Development Programme of the Year” at the National Outsourcing Association Professional Awards in London.

Shakes off to a winning start

2014-09-05 21:29

Shakes Mashaba’s second tenure in charge of Bafana Bafana got off to a perfect start as South Africa beat Sudan.

Countdown to SA's solar challenge

2014-09-02 08:30

The 2014 Solar Challenge will kick off in Pretoria In a few weeks and end - some time later - in Cape Town. Will all 14 teams make it - and which will win the solar-powered run?

Footwear sector shows promising jobs growth

2014-09-01 07:42

Employment in the footwear and leather sector has grown by 5% between 2012 and 2014 as the industry stabilises, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

10 phone numbers that could save your life

2014-08-28 11:46

Being in an emergency can be shocking and your ability to recall the correct emergency number could mean life or death. One of these 10 emergency numbers could save your life!

SA 4x4 crews tackle 'Mission Pink'

2014-08-27 10:17

Pink hair, fairy wings and even a farmer wearing a pink dress was theme of round seven of the 2014 Bridgestone 4x4 Club Challenge, as dozens of 4x4s competed in Lichtenburg in support of the fight against breast cancer.

I’ll be ready, insists Alberts

2014-08-26 09:07

Willem Alberts says he’ll be ready to play for the Springboks in their Rugby Championship encounter against Australia in Perth.

Aussies tip Bok win in Perth

2014-08-25 17:38

Bok fans may be feeling a bit fragile about their team, but Oz counterparts are even bleaker, writes Rob Houwing.

Great news about girls in SA schools

2014-08-19 10:32

Encouraging news reported on girls' enrolment and achievement in South African schools.

Massmart to reinstate retrenched workers

2014-08-19 07:59

Massmart has initiated a plan to reinstate employees who were retrenched in 2009 and 2010, according to the Competition Commission.

Peters: SA's plan to curb road carnage

2014-08-13 10:51

The transport department will invest over R9.6bn over the next three years to improve South Africa's roads, reports transport minister Dipuo Peters.

Honest car guard returns R15 000 to owner

2014-08-12 11:15
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A KwaZulu-Natal car guard has been hailed for his honesty after turning in a bag containing a cellphone, ID book, documents, and more than R15 000 in cash.

Good news, please!

2014-08-11 07:40

Mandi Smallhorne wonders about the cost of bad news on productivity.

2014 SA Bike of the Year: Readers' choice

2014-08-08 13:01

The KTM 1290 Super Duke has been crowned the 2014 SA Bike of the Year. Does the judges' choice match the sentiments of the public? Find out which bike came out tops in our readers' poll...

Smith injury-free and ready

2014-08-07 09:11

Juan Smith says he's injury-free and raring to go for the Springboks in the upcoming Rugby Championship.

Victoria Beckham dress sold to benefit South African mothers with HIV

2014-08-06 14:31

British fashion designer and former pop star Victoria Beckham is giving away 600 pieces of clothing to raise money and awareness for mothers living with HIV.

Waitress receives a 5618% tip

2014-08-04 10:07

A waitress at Maxi's Northgate received the tip of a lifetime.

Olivier settles for bronze

2014-07-31 21:30

South African 800m athlete André Olivier has picked up bronze in his event at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

No need to keep up with the Joneses

2014-07-31 17:27

Fin24 users provide their own personal tips on how to save money instead of trying to keep up with the Joneses.

SA duo bag long jump medals

2014-07-30 21:40

Zarck Visser and Rushwahl Samaai have claimed silver and bronze respectively in the men's long jump at the Commonwealth Games.

Cape Town business feeds power into grid

2014-07-30 17:24

Private solar plant becomes the first to legally transmit electricity back into the City of Cape Town’s electrical distribution network.

Russel Botman inspires education project

2014-07-29 17:45

Fin24 user Wesley Diphoko of Kaya Labs in Kayamandi, Stellenbosch, shares his experience of trying to make education accessible to more young people.

Cameron claims CGames gold

2014-07-28 21:57

South Africa's Cameron van der Burgh has won gold in the 50m breaststroke at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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