South Africa news

  • SA’s Data-Only Network Rain Launches First Commercial 5G Network In Africa 19 Sep 2019 18:45 [Image Source: Rain.co.za] Rain a South African mobile network operator is the first African telecoms operator to launch a 5G network with their 5G wireless home broadband service. Rain’s offering right now consists of a single uncapped package for R1000…
  • Spotlight on Cakebread Cellars, Napa Valley 19 Sep 2019 18:43 Exterior shot Cakebread Cellars Cakebread CellarsWhen most people think of the Napa Valley today, they may think of a wine-oriented “Tomorrowland” of sorts, filled with high-tech wineries that took millions of dollars to build. Cakebread Cellars is humble …
  • 10 potential World Cup breakout stars 19 Sep 2019 18:40 At every World Cup, players from nations across the tournament take things by the scruff of the neck and make people notice. Every four years, individuals from Tier 1 and Tier 2 countries use the World Cup as a platform to truly announce themselves on the …
  • Start of a new era as Japan host Rugby World Cup 19 Sep 2019 18:38 Organisers are hoping Friday's opening match between the hosts and Russia at Tokyo Stadium will set a Japanese viewing record for a single sporting event The leaders of the game have lined up all week proclaiming the ninth Rugby World Cup as " …
  • S Africa suffering surge in sexist violence 19 Sep 2019 18:31 Broken, cream-colored tiles form a mosaic of a woman’s face in the entrance hall of a South African shelter for abused women. Branches extending from her head are painted across the wall, decorated with colorful leaves. “The face represents the broken …
  • Fans rushing to make sure they're ready to watch Rugby World Cup 19 Sep 2019 18:30 Spark’s streaming chops and its year of planning are on the line from tonight, as the Rugby World Cup finally gets underway. Months of preparation will be on show, and rugby fans have been rushing to make sure they’re ready. Retailer Noel Leeming said …
  • Relaxed All Blacks giving teammates media conference neck rubs, joke about how close they are 19 Sep 2019 18:29 Ryan Crotty took the middle chair at the interview table and grimaced for no particular reason. His frown turned upside down when Richie Mo'unga put his right hand on Crotty's neck and started massaging it. In front of about 50 media at New Zealand …
  • Kidnappers who took girl, 6, from mother's arms at South African school originally grabbed brother 19 Sep 2019 18:21 A gang of kidnappers who grabbed a South African schoolgirl from her mother's arms originally tried to snatch her five-year-old brother, a court heard. Amy-Leigh de Jager was taken from her mother, Angeline, outside her school near Johannesburg on the …
  • Gullit optimistic of Netherlands' new generation 19 Sep 2019 18:17 The Dutch great was in Dubai for the DHL Swing Against Cancer Golf Series at the Emirates Golf Club on Thursday Dutch great and former Balloon D'Or winner Ruud Gullit reckons golf is a punishing game and compared it to "shooting a penalty every …
  • Bangla flavour adds spice to Abu Dhabi T10 League 19 Sep 2019 18:17 Shaji Ul Mulk, chairman of the competition, announces new team called Bangla Tigers The Abu Dhabi T10 League, the first and only 10-over format cricket league in the world, will have a truly Bangladeshi flavour, for its third season. With a little more …
  • Russia, China fail to get enough votes for rival U.N. demand for Syria truce 19 Sep 2019 18:14 Reuters Updated: September 19, 2019 UNITED NATIONS — A Russian and Chinese drafted U.N. Security Council resolution demanding truce in northwest Syria with an exemption for military offensives against U.N. blacklisted militant groups failed to get the …
  • Investments to address climate change are good business 19 Sep 2019 18:12 An internationally respected group of scientists have urgently called on world leaders to accelerate efforts to tackle climate change. Almost every aspect of the planet's environment and ecology is undergoing changes in response to climate change, some …
  • Technology Fuels Spirit of Sportsmanship at Rugby World Cup 2019 as Mastercard Unveils Live 'Player of the Match' Trophy 19 Sep 2019 18:09 -- Research Demonstrates Positive Impact on Player and Fan Experiences -- Tokyo -- As Rugby World Cup 2019TM kicks off, worldwide partner Mastercard is celebrating the inclusive spirit and innovation that makes rugby a uniting force for fans and players …
  • SABC saboteurs threw Ramaphosa under a train at a vulnerable time in SA – Mthembu 19 Sep 2019 18:07 Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu has called the blunder by the SABC while broadcasting President Cyril Ramaphosa's recent televised address to the nation a terrible mistake.  He added the mistake or sabotage could not have happened at a more …
  • Media ethics: Right of reply is crucial, says advisor after Primedia inquiry 19 Sep 2019 18:07 The inquiry followed allegations of censorship and editorial interference lodged by former 702 host Karima Brown against her former station manager. FILE: Journalists at a press conference. Picture: EWN. JOHANNESBURG – An adviser who assisted in an …
  • T. B. Joshua donates N12 million to South Africa returnees 19 Sep 2019 18:00 Some of the South Africa returnees at the Synagogue on Wednesday By Taiwo Okanlawon Founder and Senior pastor of Synagogue, Church Of All Nations, SCOAN, Temitope Balogun Joshua widely known as Prophet T.B. Joshua on Thursday donated N12 million to the …
  • Limpopo Chief Evicts Foreigners 19 Sep 2019 18:00 Limpopo police spokesperson Moatshe Ngoepe said a case of common assault was opened and no arrests had been made.A Limpopo traditional leader has ordered foreign tuckshop owners to leave his village “for selling fake products”. Chairperson of the Congress …
  • RWC 2019 could be the most enjoyable yet 19 Sep 2019 17:59 EDITORIAL The Rugby World Cup starting in Japan tonight will be different than those we have experienced previously, not simply because it is the first to be held outside one of rugby's first-tier nations. For New Zealanders, it will be a new …
  • Patrick McKendry: All Blacks' best is yet to come 19 Sep 2019 17:59 COMMENT: Tokyo's Shinjuku train station is the world's busiest with an average of 3.64 million passengers daily. It has more than 200 exits, and, having passed through it twice in a day recently, I can confirm that it's not easy finding the …
  • Buhari Pleased With South Africa's Response To Xenophobia, Envoy Tells Ramaphosa - SaharaReporters.com 19 Sep 2019 17:57   An envoy sent by South Africa’s President, Cyril Ramaphosa, to hold talks with President Muhammadu Buhari in the wake of the latest xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in the former apartheid nation, has said told President of that country that Buhari was …
  • Nigerian human trafficking kingpin bags 6 life sentences and an additional 129 years in jail 19 Sep 2019 17:54 A Nigerian man identified as Ediozi Odi has been handed 6 life sentences and an additional 129 years imprisonment after being found guilty of human trafficking and related charges.  The Nigerian national was arraigned before Judge Natvarlil Ranchod of the …
  • Popular Auckland psychic predicts All Blacks' Boks result, World Cup fortunes 19 Sep 2019 17:47 Many All Blacks fans around the globe back themselves as tipping gurus - spending hours looking into the form guide and analysing every statistic under the sun. But on this occasion, the stats, facts and form guide have been thrown out the window with a …
  • Rugby World Cup: Kiwi Leitch's line-up embracing expectation of Japanese 19 Sep 2019 17:47 The Rugby World Cup opener has been four years in the making for Michael Leitch and his Japan squad. The hype has been steadily growing, and now Kiwi Leitch's line-up will have their first taste of the expectation which comes with being host when they …
  • Brain implant restores visual perception to the blind 19 Sep 2019 17:45 Elaine Schmidt  Seven years ago, Jason Esterhuizen was in a horrific car crash that destroyed his eyes, plunging him into total darkness. Today, he’s regained visual perception and more independence, thanks to an experimental device implanted in his brain …
  • Senate Urges Nigerians to Support Govt’s Efforts to Fix the Nation 19 Sep 2019 17:29 By Deji Elumoye in Abuja The Senate on Thursday called on Nigerians to give all necessary support to federal government in its bid to fix the myriad of problems facing the nation. This is coming just as the Permanent Secretary in the Foreign Affairs …