Stories from the 29-30 April ’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.)

  • Prince Harry descends. The royal hell-raiser comes to our neck of the, erm, jungle (Lesotho, to be precise) to launch a charity for AIDS orphans. IOL | News24 | Google News
  • Struggle heros continue to fall. Last week, it was Ellen Kuzwayo; this week it was the turn of Strini Moodley to spark tears and laughter in the elder generation of South Africa’s freedom fightersl. News24 | SABC News | Guardian
  • 5-day weekend comes to a close. With Freedom Day on 27 April, and Worker’s Day today, many South Africans took Friday off and made a 5-day weekend of it. Lucky buggers. IOL | Sunday Times | The Mercury
  • Cricket: anyone for a draw? The Black Caps have an outside chance of winning the second test, which, however, looks less likely with every passing over. Stuff.co.nz | Radio NZ | Google News
  • Super 14: any hope for SA? The Bulls might get a semifinal berth. Maybe. IOL | News24 | Google News

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