Saturday Jul 19
Reeva's parents tell their story
More than 17 months after model and TV star Reeva Steenkamp was shot dead by Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, her parents have broken their silence and told Hello! magazine of their fondest memories of their daughter, and of the last contact they had with her hours before her death.
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Tue Jul 15, 2014
Toyota halts popular car production
The strike by 220 000 National Union of Metalworkers of SA members has forced Toyota to halt three of its popular vehicle lines at the Durban assembly plant from today.
Strikes hit economy hard
The wave of strikes in the mining and manufacturing sectors has had an "adverse" effect on the country's economy, leading to the "steepest" economic decline since 1967, says Statistician-General Pali Lehohla.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
UPDATE 2-Ford, Toyota halt some South African output due to strike
U.S. motor company Ford has suspended production at one of its South African plants and Japanese car-maker Toyota plans to follow suit as a manufacturing workers' strike hits suppliers of car components.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
South African Metalworkers' Union Rejects Pay Offer, Threatens Wider Strike
South Africa's metalworkers' union NUMSA rejected the latest pay offer from engineering and steel sector employers on Sunday, saying black workers were still underpaid, and threatened to widen its two-week old strike.
UPDATE 1-S. Africa's NUMSA rejects pay offer, strike continues
South Africa's NUMSA engineering and metalworkers union rejected a 10 percent pay offer from employers on Sunday and called on its 220,000 striking members in the sector to intensify nearly two weeks of industrial action.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Blood Knot's exquisite truth
The truth is rarely gentle, but in Athol Fugard's Blood Knot it comes with all the force of a tsunami, cleverly, desperately wrapped in a package of fragile hope and hazy memories.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Legends team up for musical
TWO SOUTH African music greats, Hugh Masekela and Shunna "Sonny" Pillay, are collaborating on a musical drama that depicts the life of a black South African gangster in the 1940s.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
On Falling in Love
I met my second husband in the street. I saw him walking toward me fast with short steps, already waving his fine hands.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
GM Halts South Africa Carmaking After Wage Talks Collapse
General Motors Co. and Bayerische Motoren Werke AG halted production at their South African plants as a strike by more than 220,000 metalworkers disrupted car-component makers and turned violent.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
GM suspends South Africa production as striking union rejects offer
U.S. auto giant GM said on Friday it had suspended production at its main South African assembly plant in the southeastern city of Port Elizabeth because a strike by the country's biggest union had hit components suppliers.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
Du Preez out for 6 months with ankle injury
South Africa will be without first-choice scrumhalf Fourie du Preez for the Rugby Championship as well as its end-of-year tour to the northern hemisphere because of a right ankle injury.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
PE casino robbed
Two men who robbed the Boardwalk Casino in Port Elizabeth have yet to be arrested, Eastern Cape police said on Wednesday.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Du Preez out of Rugby Championship
Fourie du Preez will miss the Castle Lager Rugby Championship following an ankle injury sustained by the Springbok scrumhalf in last Saturday's 55-6 Test victory over Scotland in Port Elizabeth.
Mail & Guardian
Numsa strike: Crowd cheers on Vavi
As 220 000 metalworkers began an indefinite strike, Cosatu's general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi received a warm welcome from striking metalworkers.
The Washington Post
South African Economy Exposed as Biggest Union Starts Strike
South Africa's biggest labor union started an indefinite strike over pay at steelmaking and engineering companies today, threatening an economy still reeling from a five-month platinum-mining walkout.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
The GMAT Club Journal
The Money will Sort Itself Out: IV with a Future INSEAD Student
This interview is the latest in an Accepted.com blog series featuring interviews with MBA applicant bloggers , offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at the MBA application process.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
South Africa vs. Scotland: Score, Recap and Post-Match Reaction
Hosts South Africa continued their run of excellent results on Saturday, demolishing Scotland in Cape Town on their way to a routine 55-6 win, as shared by The Springboks' start was furious, and before a single Scottish player had even touched the ball, the first try was already on the board.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Promising Pollard gets first Bok cap against Scots
IRB Junior World Player of the Year Handre Pollard will receive his first South Africa cap when he starts at fly half in the one-off Test against Scotland in Port Elizabeth on Saturday .
Beneficiaries wreck RDP houses
People due to occupy newly-built RDP houses in Chatty, Port Elizabeth, stripped 10 of them of window frames, doors and other materials, the Eastern Cape human settlements department said on Wednesday.