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· January, 2011

Stories about South Africa from January, 2011

South Africa: Honor Madiba with your actions

Mike Stopforth calls on South Africans to honour Nelson Mandela with their actions: “Soon, Nelson Mandela will die. As I write this post traditional and social media channels are rife...

South Africa: Debate on secrecy bill resumes

Parliamentary hearings on South Africa's Protection of Information Bill resumed last week with heated debate over provisions threatening to restrict press freedom and access to information.

South Africa: Meet students for humanity

A group of inspiring young (15-18) South African students from poor, underprivileged areas; ‘townships’ around Cape Town, share about their life and communities online.

World: Humor from around the world

George shares with his readers favourite jokes from around the world from an article he read in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from an article written by Joris Luyendijk in “Startwo: Lifestyle”:...

Africa: Can white people be Africans? – Part 2

A number of South Africans have responded to Sentletse Diakanyo's post entitled “We are not all Africans, black people are!”

Africa: Apply for Season 6 of Big Brother Africa

“The Naspers owned M-Net subscription-funded television channel in South Africa and proud organizers of the Big Brother Africa reality show are happy to announce the opening of applications for the...

Africa: Can white people be Africans? – Part 1

Can white people be Africans? Sentletse Diakanyo, a South African blogger, does not think so. He says, “Historically, the term “African” never had any ambiguous meaning. To Africans today it...

Africa: Tackling Africa’s Classified Listings Space

Tackling Africa's classified listings space: “The only other classifieds system that has made a dent in Africa is Kerawa, operated out of Cameroon. They have thousands of listings in quite...

Africa: Young Women Lead Africa's Tech Scene

Young women across the continent lead Africa's tech scene: “Africa is a rich mixture of countries and ethnicities and its women are equally diverse in their leadership. I found it...

Ghana: Ghana 2010 – My Top 10 Memories

Tagoe shares memories of 2010 with his readers: “5. South Africa shames critics, Asamoah Gyan disappoints Africa: In June-July South Africa, proved its critics wrong by staging a very colorful...

South Africa: Starting 2011 without illegal Africans

Starting the year without illegal Africans in South Africa: “…this is how South Africa, it's government and people have decided to start the year: All Zimbabweans residing in SA ”illegally”...

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