Daily Archives: March 24, 2014

South Africa: Messages Between Victim, Pistorius Read in Court

Photo: Werner Beukes/SAPA

Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius in court (file photo).

Pretoria — A few weeks before Oscar Pistorius shot Reeva Steenkamp, she sent him a message saying she was scared of his temper, a

South Africa: Nurses to Lead Charge Against DR-TB

Photo: David Gough/IRIN

File photo.

In a country of more than 50 million people, it is hard to be a “first” but Ntombasekaya Mlandu is. She is the first nurse trained to initiate and manage

Dludlu Geared Up to Take Banyana Banyana to Greater Heights [interview]

Former Banyana Banyana captain and defender Simphiwe Dludlu is determined to work hard to impress new national team coach Vera Pauw and win a place in the Senior Women National squad for the 2014 edition …

EFF Statement On the Public Protector Report On Nkandla Corruption! [press release]

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) notes the Report of the Public Protector on the Security Upgrades that were done on the private residence of President of South Africa, Mr. Jacob Zuma.

Concretely, the EFF fully …

Oscar Pistorius – Fallen Hero?

When you read the heading of this story you might think I am going to discuss Oscar’s trial, what I think the verdict will be or if I think he’s guilty or not. I do …