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THE SOUTH AFRICAN

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TheSouthAfrican.com provides daily coverage of issues and events important to globally minded South Africans from our editorial teams in Cape Town, London & Brisbane. Established in 2003.

Body of Andile ‘Bobo’ Mbuthu allegedly left in Bakkie while killers partied

The family of 16-year-old Mbuthu were left reeling after it was revealed that his was left in a bakkie while his alleged killers partied.

Premier League clubs agree to five subs for rest of the season

Up to five subs will be allowed per team when the Premier League restarts mid-June.

Just in: Govt will fight ‘lockdown verdict’, as State of Disaster extended

After having their lockdown declared invalid on Tuesday, Cabinet say they're going back to court - here's how long our State of Disaster will last...

South Africa voted as the ‘perfect post-Corona escape’

Tourlane distributed a questionnaire to its community of travellers and found that SA was one of the most popular choices when it comes to travelling post-Corona.

Gang-related violence draws outrage from Western Cape government

Western Cape community safety MEC Albert Fritz has condemned the suspected gang-related shooting of a 31-year-old man from Bonteheuwel.

SASSA told to consider ‘making the R350 grant permanent’

The R350 grant should only be with us for six months. But it seems there's pressure from the government's alliance partners to extend its lifespan.

Four indie games to sweep you away on an emotional journey

These 'issue-based' indie games are best played with a box of tissues at hand...

Union accused of ‘storming’ hospital, putting staff and patients at risk

NEHAWU is protesting at what the union considers to be inadequate COVID-19 safety protocols at the hospital.

Watch: John Boyega delivers heartfelt speech against police brutality [video]

John Boyega, most famously known as Finn in the 'Star Wars' sequel trilogy, delivered an impassioned speech against racism and police brutality in London's Hyde Park on Wednesday 3 June 2020.

Water-saving encouraged as SA dam levels begin to decline weekly

The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) has expressed concerned regarding the latest national dam level figures.

Percy Tau is being played out of position, says Bafana legend

Benni McCarthy believes Bafana Bafana have an underutilised goal-machine in star player, Percy Tau.

DA: ‘Stand in Solidarity with George Floyd and fire Bheki Cele’

As anger mounts over police brutality in South Africa and across the world, the DA believe that Bheki Cele should be removed.

Cape Town: Public fury as two-year-old shot dead in Bonteheuwel

The community of Bonteheuwel has been rocked to its core, after police in Cape Town confirmed that a toddler and his father were shot dead on Wednesday.

SASSA reported to Human Rights Commission over ‘inhumane queues’

The agency is dealing with a backlog of epic proportions, having only managed to service 2% of special grant recipients

Watch: The working beehive made out of Lego and other masterpieces

The world-famous plastic brick isn’t only for small children. It’s also ideal for bigger boys building some remarkable toys.

Gatland’s Lions record to add spice to South Africa tour

Under Warren Gatland, the British and Irish Lions are yet to lose a series.

Coronavirus casts spotlight on South Africa’s housing crisis

More than a million families continue to live in these informal settlements more than 25 years after the end of white-majority rule. COVID-19 shines a harsh light on the reality.

A Twist on the Classic: Coconut Bread and Butter Pudding

The perfect comfort food for a cold winters evening. The addition of coconut makes adds texture and makes it extra delicious.

VWSA brings relief to NGOs and schools in Nelson Mandela Bay

As the country continues to battle through the pandemic, Volkswagen SA has played a significant corporate role in trying to assist sectors where help is most needed, including the underprivileged communities and schools in the Nelson Mandela Bay area.

Dean Elgar reveals why Proteas aren’t as intimidating these days

Dean Elgar says things have changed drastically inside the eight years he has been part of the Proteas Test setup.

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