CHINA today thanked South Africa and praised its “correct position” for apparently denying a visa to Nobel Peace Prize winner and Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.
LISTEN carefully to the South African conversation this week and you will realise that we are not this beautiful rainbow people that the lovely little archbishop would like us to believe we are. We are united in many ways. We carry a similar colour IDs, the same passports, love our meat and pap and generally like to donner each other when we have had one drink too many.
THIRTEEN young men and women from East London joined three million Catholics at a World Youth Day pilgrimage in Brazil last month.
WITH South Africa experiencing destructive service delivery protests in recent times, it was encouraging for me to witness one that had more song and dance than violence to it in Molteno this week.
Triple triumph for SA’S three medal winners CHAD Le Clos and Cameron van der Burgh gave SA a golden double at the world championships in Barcelona last night – but it was little-known Giulio Zorzi who added a perfect finish with an unexpected bronze medal.
DESPITE efforts by Athletics SA (ASA) to obtain an exemption, the 27-member team representing South Africa at next month’s IAAF World Championships in Moscow, will be missing Caster Semenya.
Peddie farming project now producing 3 000 tons of pineapples WHAT was once a stretch of field overgrown with grass is now a thriving pineapple farming project that yields as much as 3 000 tons of produce per harvest.
SA golfer eyes St Andrews success IT MUST be something in the water in Mossel Bay, or perhaps it’s the air, but the small southern Cape town is remarkable in that it has churned out two world-class golfers in the past five years.