I awoke sometime before dawn to the soft, rhythmic clacking of the train, pacing steadily through the heart of South Africa. Poking my face out of the window to take in a breath of cool, dry spring air, I could see stars behind the blue-black shadows of the passing trees.
Springs A man's body was retrieved from a grain silo on a farm outside Springs, Johannesburg on Tuesday morning, police confirmed on Wednesday. The body was that of a farmworker, who had been operating a conveyer belt along with a fellow farmworker at Rowan Feed farm just off the R555 at about 08:00.
Never give up on your dreams. Especially if those dreams involve flying a bunch of balloons in the sky with a house attached to them.
Johannesburg's Keyes Art Mile has become a “must do” destination for tourists looking to satisfy their cultural thirst for South African top notch art, design and food. Travellers can enjoy sundowners with stunning views, the 'best burger' in town, a sublime fine dining experience, a showcase of contemporary African art and furniture by leading international industrial designers, the most enviable sneakers collection and a select crop of street front stores that boast local ingenuity at its most authentic.
The letter entails Biko asking for permission to visit his wife Nontsikelelo 'Ntsiki' Mashalaba at St. Matthew's Hospital just outside Keiskammahoek where she worked. On 28 October, one of Europe's leading autograph and manuscript auction houses will be selling a piece of South African heritage that should be in South Africa's governmental archives.
Shares on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange closed lower on Tuesday as the market remained cautious ahead of the medium-term budget policy statement on Wednesday. At close, the all share index was 0.16 percent lower at 57,904.72 points and the blue-chip top 40 shed 0.14 percent to 51,597.49 points.
The Democratic Alliance has cried foul against the Passenger Rail Agency , accusing it on Tuesday of fighting battles on behalf of the ruling African National Congress after the rail agency took down the party's billboard at Park Station in Johannesburg. On Monday, DA leader Mmusi Maimane, unveiled a billboard at Park Station which highlights accumulative financial losses made by embattled South African Airways over the years.
A cold front will hit Western Cape on Monday night and move towards Eastern Cape on Tuesday 24 October, while a heatwave will hit Lowveld areas. A healing session was held for the families of the Life Esidimeni patients ahead of the arbitration hearing.
President of Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry Herman Breedt announced that South Africa can act as a hub for exports of Iranian products to other African countries, the portal of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture reported on Tuesday. In a meeting with ICCIMA Vice President Masoud Khansari, who visited the South African capital leading a delegation with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, Breedt called for expansion of economic ties between the two countries and said that South Africa can act as a bridge for Iranian businessmen to export their products, including LPG products and medicine, to other African countries.
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