Friday, 27 November 2020
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Shudufhadzo Musida is the new Miss South Africa 2020

Musida is currently enrolled at the University of the Witwatersrand studying a BA Honours in International Relations. 24-year-old Musida sent joy and jubilation across Vhangani Village after clinching...
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Stranded Humpback whale washes onto a beach near Cape Town

  Residents who veered close to the shores of Strandfontein in Cape Town were greeted by the sight of a huge whale washed ashore at the False Bay coast. Stretching 14.3 meters in length, the hum...
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‘Jerusalema’ captured the world with their dance

‘Jerusalema’ the most shazamed song in the world South African DJ Master KG is the artist behind the sensational hit ‘Jerusalema’ that has become an international phenomenon.   The Limpopo-born mu...
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Traditional African musical instruments

Africa is an enormous continent, of diverse people, cultures, and practices. You can learn a lot about the continent’s flamboyant textiles, trade of valuable metals, and musical traditions. We shall e...
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Long queues at the liquor stores as South Africans welcome ease in restrictions

Finally, alcohol and cigarettes are back, as South Africans welcome ease in covid-19 restrictions After a long controversial ban on alcohol and cigarettes, the restriction has been reversed. The lock...
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Cape Town covered in sea foam

The South African city has been hit in recent days by a wave of bad weather, with strong winds and large waves that have covered the streets with sea foam. Despite the alert issued by the weather s...
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South Africa records a rise in new cases of covid-19 infections

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize urged all 58 million residents to adjust their behavior and curb the spread of covid-19 in South Africa. In a briefing to parliament on Wednesday, he warned that the cov...
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African women have covid-19 stories to tell

The impact of Covid-19 across the globe, and especially in Africa, is felt more by the vulnerable in society. In many African countries women’s opportunities and access to opportunities are limited,...
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Why are Botswana elephants dying in their hundreds?

  Scores of elephants in Northern Botswana are dying. Conservationists and media houses report over 350 elephants have died. It happened at the Okavango Delta known for grassy plains and a rich wil...
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Cigarette ban in South Africa

Wait, not time yet! South Africa sending mixed signals to smokers Touted over economic concerns, South Africa eases restrictions on lockdown. South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa is yet to arriv...
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Netflix pulls off a ‘Made in Africa’ collection for the month

Netflix celebrates Africa month with an impressive roster of #AfricaMonth series, movies, and TV shows.  Netflix decided to commemorate African creativity with a Made in Africa roster. This was promp...
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Dragon’s Breath Cave: Namibia has the worlds largest underground lake

No place on earth is so unique yet so unfamiliar as Namibia. Dragon’s Breath Cave is a surprise to many.  Nambia is often dubbed as the skeleton coast. The renowned bushmen even describe the Namib de...
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Africa could lose up to 300,000 from Covid-19 infections, UN Report

  According to the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, covid-19 could result in the death of 300,000 people with or without interventions. The African continent needs $200 billion to...
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A brief history of Apartheid in South Africa

Apartheid in South Africa was a direct result of racial inequality and imperialism in the 1900’s that led to extensive political, social, and economic struggles. Translated from the Afrikaans meani...
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The impact of Coronavirus on South Africa's tourism

  According to The World Travel and Tourism Council, the global COVID-19 pandemic will affect over 50 million jobs in the tourism and travel industries alone. They argue a full recovery will take...
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‘Queen Sono’ , the All-African Netflix Series

“Queen Sono" finally premiered on Netflix as one of the first original African series. Carving out a super-spy kind of theme, we are treated to a culture-breaker as a formidable black female assumes t...
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Coronavirus reported in South Africa

South Africa on high alert after registering their first case of the new Covid-19 virus from a 38-year-old man who had recently been to Italy Dr. Zweli Mkhize the South African Health Minister just co...
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5 Traditional South African dishes worth trying

Today South African cuisine bears marks of Malay, German, Indian, Dutch, British and French influence.  Archbishop Desmond Tutu coined up the phrase "rainbow nation." attesting to the diversity that...
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Best Bars in Cape Town

Cape Town is one of the most vibrant cities in South Africa which is why it is not at all surprising that it is also home to a myriad of superb bars that cater for a very diverse market. Whether you...
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Visiting Robben Island

  Robben Island has a rich history, much of which is vital to South Africa’s identity.   The  Island is located at the Table Bay, 6.9km west off the coast of  Cape Town. It stands 30m over sea...

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