BREAKING: President Ramaphosa Announces Nationwide Lockdown

It’s official, President Cyril Ramaphosa has confirmed that South Africa will enter a complete lockdown. Read: “Very Hard Lockdown” Coming For SA The President addressed the nation on Monday evening at the Union buildings, after widespread reports that the country would be entering a nationwide shutdown for 21 days from Thursday at midnight. He confirmed thatContinue reading “BREAKING: President Ramaphosa Announces Nationwide Lockdown”

COVID-19 & Plummeting Rand: What Does It Mean For SA’s Economy?

There have now been three cases of coronavirus confirmed in South Africa and the global economy is feeling the impact of the developing global pandemic. So what does this mean for South Africa’s economy, considering our existing frailties? On Sunday, Health Minister Zweli Mkize, confirmed that a third person had tested positive for COVID-19. “AContinue reading “COVID-19 & Plummeting Rand: What Does It Mean For SA’s Economy?”

Coronavirus Hits South Africa – Can We Handle It?

The moment we have all been dreading ever since COVID-19 started to take hold around the world is here. The first case of the coronavirus has been detected in Kwa-Zulu Natal. A 38-year-old man, who had recently visited Italy with his wife, is the first South African inside the country to have tested positive forContinue reading “Coronavirus Hits South Africa – Can We Handle It?”

De Klerk Withdraws “Totally Unacceptable” Apartheid Denial

Former South African president, FW de Klerk, has withdrawn his comments that denied that the system of Apartheid was a crime against humanity. In an interview following de Klerk’s controversial statements denying that the system of Apartheid was a crime against humanity, he claimed it to be a “blatant lie” that he is an ApartheidContinue reading “De Klerk Withdraws “Totally Unacceptable” Apartheid Denial”

Japan: A Culture Shock To The System

Whether you go for two weeks or two years, you’re going to notice a load of differences between South Africa and Japan. In a lot of ways they’re polar opposites, and that’s why we’ve compiled this short list of some of the differences you’ll encounter if you decide to make the journey to this weird and wonderful country.