Stories from the 13-14 May ’06 Weekend: What You Missed


SA Blog brings you South Africa news from the weekend which you may not have seen. (Note: over time, some links may expire, as stories are archived.)

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  • Pretoria stays Pretoria – for the moment. The process of renaming South Africa’s capital city has been halted, for the time being. Sunday Times | Pretoria News
  • Cape Town to be next Atlantis. Scientists warned that, should the Antarctic’s icebergs fall into the sea, the resulting rise in ocean levels could swamp our city! All the more reason to plan a visit now. Cape Argus (subscription only, alas)
  • He’s Baaa – aaack… Jacob Zuma waltzed back into his role as the ANC’s number two, according to reports. Reuters.co.za | News24 | Google News
  • Super 14: Bulls go to NZ. ‘Twas a messy end to the Super 14 regular season in SA. The Bulls pipped the Sharks for a semifinal place by beating the Stormers by more than 32 points. Next (and probably last) stop: Christchurch! Business Day | News24 | Google News