Oscar Pistorius’ Mansion to be Auctioned Off

Paralympian “Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius, accused of the premeditated murder of of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, has put his Pretoria, South Africa mansion up for sale to help pay for his mounting legal fees. The house would nominally sell for up…

Titanfall Cancelled At The Eleventh Hour For South Africa

Titanfall is almost upon us. Next Tuesday, gamers all around the world will hop into mechs and fight for supremacy. Well, almost all around the world as one country is no longer getting the game. EA announced today that the…

Eskom, S. Africa’s Power Utility, Imposes Blackouts

Thursday morning in South Africa, Eskom, the state-owned power utility which provides 95 percent of the country’s energy supplies, declared a power emergency for the entire country. This is the fourth such emergency to be declared since the beginning of…

Witness In Pistorius Trial Breaks Down In Tears

The trial of Paralympics champion Oscar Pistorius resumed on Monday in South Africa. On February 13, 2013, the South African runner shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, at their home in Pretoria, South Africa. The athlete was charged with murder and…

Oscar Pistorius: Victim’s Clothes Could Seal Fate

Oscar Pistorius is currently on trial for the alleged murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. It is a scandal that has rocked the nation of South Africa, where Pistorius was once hailed as a hero. Pistorius was nicknamed “Blade Runner”, after…

Oscar Pistorius’ iPhone Pursued For Murder Trial

Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee and South African Olympian who was arrested and charged in the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, last Valentine’s Day, will be heading to court for the final time in early March. Pistorius, 27, fatally…

Nelson Mandela Leaves $4.1 Million Estate, Hopes Family Stays Unified

“Reading wills are always occasions charged with emotion.” This reply came from Deputy Constitutional Court head, Dikgang Moseneke, when queried about the recent review of Nelson Mandela’s own will to friends and family members. The man who spent his life…

Nelson Mandela Estate Valued At $4.1 Million So Far

The late South African president Nelson Mandela has reportedly left behind an estate valued at 46m rand ($4.1 million), according to the executors of his will. Mandela died last December at age 95. The civil rights hero left an estate that…

Bruce Springsteen Plays First South African Show, Pays Tribute To Mandela

Legendary singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen rocked the crowd tonight during the first concert of his South African tour. According to Yahoo! News UK, the 20-time Grammy award-winning singer and his E Street Band opened the concert with a touching tribute commemorating the…

Elephant Attacks Car, Stabs Woman With Tusk

A national park in South Africa has had to put down an aggressive elephant that attacked a car and injured one of the passengers, officials say. Kruger National Park was the scene of a frightening ordeal on December 30 when…