Stories from the 25-26 Mar ’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.)

  • Metallica Drains Cape Town of Electricity. Metallica hit the stage at Green Point stadium on Saturday – and the lights went out. Power was quickly restored to the concert, however, which garnered mixed reviews from the crowd of northern suburbanites and plattelanders. The Star | IOL
  • Big Heist at JNB Airport. Johannesburg airport’s top-security “Delta” section was raided on Saturday, making off with over $10 million. iAfrica | News24 | IOL
  • Australia On Top in Second Test. Brett Lee reached his 200th test wicket in a blistering spell that saw the Proteas’ five lower-order batsmen dismissed in less than 35 successive balls, leaving SA 100 runs adrift going into the second innings. News24 | IOL | Google News | LIVE Cricket
  • SA in Commonwealth Games Medal Haul. South Africa comes in at fifth place on the medal table, out of 71 competing nations. | M&G | Commonwealth Games
  • Super 14 Wrap. The Bulls continue to represent South Africa’s best hope of making the semifinals. The Mercury | Business Day | Google News