Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Johannesburg, South Africa News

Local news for Johannesburg, South Africa continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | Voice of America

South Africa Finds 4 Guilty of Shooting Rwandan Exile

A South African court on Friday found four men guilty of trying to kill an exiled critic of Rwandan President Paul Kagame, in a case that had strained diplomatic ties between the two countries.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Rwanda, Africa, South Africa, Paul Kagame,

2 hrs ago | ABC News

SAfrica: 4 Guilty in Murder Try on Rwandan General

A South African court found four men guilty Friday of an attempt to murder an exiled former Rwandan general in front of his home in Johannesburg, an attack that the general said was ordered by Rwandan President Paul Kagame.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Rwanda, Africa, South Africa, Paul Kagame

4 hrs ago | Q-Notes

Back to School

Published: August 29, 2014 in A&E / Life&Style , Cover Stories , Featured Stories Updated: August 29, 2014 at 8:14 am Warren Radebe was 24 when he first began coming out to his friends.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Johnson C. Smith University

5 hrs ago | News24

.com | The Zuma spy tapes: all you need to know

As President Jacob Zuma loses his appeal to block the release of the so-called "spy tapes", News24 charts the battle that began more than decade ago.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa

9 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

Dance Umbrella lives to tango another day

The lottery has waltzed in to give the festival the funding lifeline it needs to step out for another year.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel,

10 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

Rebooting Shifty Records's mighty rebel yell

Thirty years later, a project aimed at preserving this vital canon of work will culminate in a series of exhibitions and concerts.

Comment?

Related Topix: South Africa, World News, Africa, Lesotho

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Trenchless Technology

Bauma Conexpo Africa Moves to Three-Year Cycle After 2015

After celebrating its premiere event in 2013, Africa's largest trade fair for the construction machinery and mining industry is making some changes.

Comment?

Related Topix: South Africa, World News

Mail & Guardian

The long road to dethroning patriarchy

"If you flick through the design history books, you'll notice that pretty much all the 'great designers' have something in common.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, South Africa

Iol.co.za

Lindela detentions unlawful: court

The High Court in Johannesburg has ruled that the detention of migrants at the Lindela Repatriation Centre is unlawful and unconstitutional, the SA Human Rights Commission said on Thursday.

Comment?

Related Topix: South Africa, World News,

Voice of America

'Bad Mannered' South Africans Go Back to School

The luxurious grounds of La Chatelet in Johannesburg's Sandhurst suburb are now a school for those seeking impeccable table manners and other social skills.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa,

Voice of America

'Beefy' Waiters Strut Across South Africa's Social Boundaries

"I'd say seven out of ten clients now are women," said one of the Beefcakes boys introduced onstage.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Drink, Cocktails,

Mail & Guardian

Where there's smoke, there's fire

"I wish I never smoked in the first place and moving over to electronic cigarettes [e-cigarettes] was my way of trying to kick the habit but my nicotine addiction has increased - now I want to smoke all the time," says Brett Pearton from Randburg in Johannesburg, shaking his head with regret.

Comment?

Related Topix: Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, World News, South Africa, Smoking, Health, Africa, Lung Cancer

The Washington Post

South African court orders release of Zuma tapes

In this Saturday May 9, 2009 file photo South Africa's president Jacob Zuma takes an oath during his inauguration in Pretoria, South Africa, for a first term.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Democratic Alliance (South Africa)

INAUTONEWS

Audi R8 GT hits Range Rover Evoque in South Africa

The driver of an Audi R8 GT has ran a red light and crashed into a Range Rover Evoque, in South Africa, destroying both vehicles.

Comment?

Related Topix: South Africa, World News

TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Vox Telecom partnering FTTH provider Vumatel

South African altnet Vox Telecom has formed a commercial partnership with fibre broadband provider Vumatel, which recently began the deployment of an open access fibre-to-the-home network in upmarket Johannesburg suburb Parkhurst.

Comment?

Related Topix: South Africa, World News

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Creative Showcase: A studio visit with Ruann Coleman

The official #WDC008 Pop-up Space just opened its doors on Long Street. The space takes a do-it-yourself approach to design to showcase local creativity.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, South Africa,

InsuranceTech

South Africa's Discovery Insurance Partners with U.S. Telematics Company

Discovery Limited and Cambridge Mobile Telematics , have entered a strategic partnership for usage-based insurance programs.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Cambridge, MA

The Washington Post

South Africa Energy Minister to Intervene on Renewable Deals

South African Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson said her department wants to address weaknesses in the process of commissioning renewable-power projects.

1 comment

Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Science / Technology

Bizcommunity

Winners honoured at 17th Business Day BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard

Twelve diverse business and arts partnerships were honoured at the 17th Business Day BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard, held at Johannesburg's historic The Market Theatre this evening.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Netherlands, Europe,

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

3 playful lion cubs debut at Johannesburg Zoo

Three playful lion cubs made their public debut Wednesday, pouncing their way into a large enclosure at the Johannesburg Zoo.

Comment?

Related Topix: South Africa, World News

•••
•••
•••
•••
 
•••
•••
•••
•••