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· January, 2008

Stories about South Africa from January, 2008

South Africa: No Light at the End of the Tunnel…

South Africa's main electricity provider, Eskom, has recently been getting a lot of flak from the South African population due to the "load-shedding" tactics being implemented to make sure supply...

South Africa: 2008 South Africa Blog Awards

Cherryflava announces the 2008 South Africa Blog Awards: “This year's SA Blog Awards site is now live – with initial nominations opening up on the site on Monday 11 February...

South Africa: Cape Town on the World Monopoly Board

Cape Town Rocks would like to see Cape Town on the World Monopoly Board: “Cape Town is one of the Cities that you can vote for to become a city...

South Africa: Good start for Bafana?

South Africa Rocks writes about the South African national team at the Africa Cup of Nations: “Not a bad start in the Group Of Death (GOD – strange that). All...

Environment: Global roundup of Enviroblogs.

Environmental blogs around the world are addressing a myriad issues specific to their region, but of global concern. In DRC the Gorilla Protection blog is pondering what a peace deal...

South Africa: Cape Town food blog

Andrew invites readers to his Cape Town food blog: “As a child sitting at my mother's feet as she baked pies for the tuisbedryfe of the Peninsula (the first word...

South Africa: Women growing organic food

Nubian Cheetah posts a video of organic food growers in South Africa: “The women in the the Fezeka community in Gugulethu, South Africa are growing organic foods and selling them...

How the well-off live in South Africa

Beneburundi [FR] on how the well-off in South Africa live: “South Africa was so different from what I could have imagined. It was like the US in Africa: immense cities,...

South Africa: What the hell is going on?

Blog South Africa asks, what the hell is going on in South Africa?: “Nel gets arrested by the police, by all reports by actively going from prosecutor to prosecutor in...

Environment: Greening Communities in South Africa

Carbon Copy posts a 90 second award winning film shot in Cape Town's Khayelitsha township; The film “touches on daily township life in South Africa and how solar energy could...

Kenya/South Africa: Lessons for South Africa

South Africa should learn from what is happening in Kenya: “THE events of the last two weeks in Kenya have exposed just how fragile democracy is when it does not...

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