Jaden Hendrikse has been called up to join the Springbok squad in Cape Town on Monday as additional scrumhalf cover in the build-up to the Lions Series decider on Saturday 7 August. Hendrikse – who was nominated for the World Rugby U20 Championship Breakthrough Player of the Tournament award in[…]
Higher Education Minister Dr Blade Nzimande says his department will distribute close to 50 000 laptops to National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS)-funded students at colleges and universities, with 22 000 arriving in the country by the end of the month. Dr Nzimande officially launched the NSFAS Digital Learning Device[…]
Opponents of Myanmar’s military coup have declared that they have lost faith in regional diplomatic efforts to end the crisis in the country, as two ASEAN envoys met military ruler Min Aung Hlaing in the capital Naypyidaw. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has led the main international diplomatic[…]
Seven people have sustained gunshot wounds after gunmen opened fire on a group of people at Thembalethu near George in the Southern Cape. Police spokesperson, Malcolm Pojie, says they’ve launched a 72 hour activation plan with specialised units. ” Preliminary investigations suggest that the group of seven were braaing outside[…]
The situation in and around Jerusalem’s Old City has spiralled in recent weeks, as crackdowns by Israeli security forces on Palestinian demonstrators protesting evictions have grown increasingly brutal. On Monday morning, Israeli forces once again raided the Al-Aqsa mosque, firing rubber-coated steel bullets and tear gas into the complex, injuring[…]
Africa is watching aghast as India struggles with coronavirus, fearing a long-running shortfall in the Indian-made vaccines that it needs to help protect its people. Often dubbed the “pharmacy of the world”, India is one of the biggest suppliers of the AstraZeneca vaccine under the COVAX programme to help immunisation[…]
The domestic rugby scene is set to explode back into action on Saturday as the PRO14 Rainbow Cup SA kicks off, marking the DHL Stormers, Cell C Sharks, Vodacom Bulls and Emirates Lions’ competition debuts.The DHL Stormers will host the Cell C Sharks in the opening match at the Cape[…]
The South African Depression and Anxiety Group (Sadag) says there’s a need to focus on bullies. Sadag says at times people who hurt others are themselves hurting and crying out for help. The call comes in the wake of a Limpopo learner, Lufono Mavhunga, who took her own life after[…]
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday submitted his application to run for re-election next month, in a presidential vote decried by Western governments and political opponents as a sham. The scheduled May 26 polls will be the second since Syria’s war broke out in 2011, the first elections taking place[…]
The following story forms part of a series of Hajj stories by Dr Salim Parker: Adam* always dreads the onset of the night. He was always scared of what devilish details the darkness will unveil. Since childhood he surrounded himself with light and had a sibling sharing a room. His[…]
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