South Africa is nothing like Australia, New Zealand or Canada – the number living in poverty is considerably higher – 23 million people!

SA has to compare itself with ‘like’ nations to understand its place in the world. When it comes to the economy, many South Africans seem to have a warped measure of where the country fits in among other nations and needs to keep in mind South Africa is now an African nation.

Kid from New Zealand forced to take off T-shirt at SA airport because there was a picture of a green snake on it!

A teenage boy was barred from passing the arrival point at O.R. Thambo Airport  because his favourite T-shirt caused consternation. The black shirt, available from Australia Zoo’s website, has a head of a green snake visible in front and the tail behind.

Rugby World Cup: All Blacks 23 – Springboks 13 – Did BEE make the difference between winning and just playing?

There were few opportunities in the Springboks’ first game against the All Blacks in Japan as Cheslin Kolbe had few chances, but could have scored at least a try if Wille le Roux’s passing to him was better.