Rolene Strauss who walked away with the much coveted crown. Runners-up are Ziphozakhe Zokufa from the Eastern Cape (1st Princess) and Limpopo’s Matlala Mokoko (2nd Princess). While at the pageant we spotted a number of celebrities. Check out who we saw.
In Alemayehu G. Mariam
Aug 5th, 2013
By Alemayehu G Mariam In June 1966, Senator Robert Kennedy (RFK) visited South Africa and delivered a speech at the University of Cape Town on the occasion of the annual Day of Affirmation organized by the National Union of South African Students. RFK’s “Day of Affirmation” speech was uplifting...
Jul 28th, 2013
Cape Town: Anti-apartheid icon and former South African president Nelson Mandela has completed 50 days of treatment in hospital for a recurring lung infection, the presidency said. The condition of the 95-year-old Mandela remains critical but stable and he continues to respond to treatment, reporters...
May 23rd, 2013
US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama are planning a three-nation tour to Africa, 26 June to 3 July. The visit is one that has long been anticipated by Africans, but has it come too late to generate the kind of enormous buzz that might have happened had this trip happened several year...
Mar 19th, 2013
When a 23-year-old woman was raped and tortured to death in Delhi, the case captured the attention of the world. Two months later, a 17-year-old girl was raped and tortured to death near Cape Town in an eerily similar case, but hardly anyone noticed. In both cases, the women were gang raped, mutilate...
In South Africa
Feb 17th, 2013
Behind the alleged murder of his girlfriend by the Paralympian Oscar Pistorius are deep-rooted attitudes to women, race and guns. The trial will bring these into sharp focus. Oscar Pistorius stood in court on Friday charged with murder, six months after he wooed the world at the Olympics. Photograph:...