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  • South Africa – Fine To Be Set For Tossing Butts

    The decision to start fining motorists for throwing cigarette butts out of their car windows has produced a very mixed reaction. Many people are up in arms at the idea, saying it is biased ...

  • Aquarium Shark Released – South Africa

    Eyebrows were raised and hands applauded as a ragged tooth shark was released into the sea on Wednesday after spending eleven years in captivity. The shark was released near Arniston and ...

  • South Africa – Man Caught with 1067 Crocs Faces Legal Action

    A South African man came before the magistrate’s court in George, a town in the Eastern Cape, on Tuesday after he was found to have 1067 baby crocodiles in his car. Paul Gildenhuys who works ...

  • South Africa – Pedal-power Plan for Rural Communities

    A fresh look at the use of pedal power to get every day items working is being considered for South Africa's rural areas. The concept has already met with a lot of success in ...

  • Kofi Annan arrives in South Africa

    The UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, and his wife arrived in Cape Town, South Africa early on Monday morning. His arrival marked the start of a three-day visit to the country which will ...

  • Johannesburg – Paraffin Seepage Being Monitored

    Just days ago some residents of the Amoati informal settlement in Johannesburg found themselves being overcome by dizzying fumes. An abundance of flammable liquid was soon found to be ...

  • Horse Export Ban to be Lifted

    Things are brighter for the South African horse racing industry as a two year ban imposed by the European Union (EU) may be lifted by the end of the month. The ban was imposed following an ...

  • Cape Town – Disabled Swimmer Takes to the Sea

    A woman in Cape Town became not only the first disabled person but also the first woman to complete the tiring 15km swim between Bloubergstrand and Robben Island on the 8th of March 2006. ...

  • Tsotsi – Oscar for best foreign language

    A great moment in the history of South African film! Tsotsi, a film about a thug in Johannesburg, was awarded the Oscar for best foreign language film at the Academy Awards on Sunday 5 March ...

  • ANC Wins 2006 Elections

    With Wednesday 1 March 2006 being marked as a national public holiday in order to allow voters the freedom to make their mark, the 2006 Local Elections have been the topic of discussion in ...