Yearly Archives: 2010

Oosthuizen captures British Open

Golf in 2010: SA’s sixth major winner

South African golfers provided many highlights in 2010, but none more than Louis Oosthuizen, who scored an extraordinary seven-shot victory in the British Open at Saint Andrews in July. Brad Morgan looks back on the golfing year.
South Africa opens space weather centre

South Africa opens space weather centre

South Africa's space weather centre, one of 13 in the world, has been opened in the Western Cape. There are hopes the facility will improve the country's position in the global space sector and enable it to achieve its space-related ambitions.

Centre to return gorillas to the wild

The Democratic Republic of Congo has a new rehabilitation centre, not for humans but for the Eastern Lowland gorilla or Grauer's gorilla.
Gorillas in our midst

Johannesburg – from mining camp to big city

Johannesburg has experienced unprecedented growth since its humble beginnings as a gold-mining camp in the 1880s.
New drive for Gauteng tourism

South Africa’s toughest endurance challenges

South Africa hosts some of the world’s most gruelling endurance sports events, in which athletes put their physical and mental stamina to the ultimate test in their goal to make it to the finish line.
Search on for top thrill-seekers

Bulls crowned Super 14 champions

Soweto showdowns highlight 2010 rugby

After the highs of 2009, which included a test series win over the British and Irish Lions and victory in the Tri-Nations, 2010 was a disappointing year for the Springboks - but there were highlights in other competitions to offset the disappointment. Brad Morgan looks back on the rugby year.
South Africa's satellite 'leads the way'

South Africa’s satellite ‘leads the way’

South Africa's micro-satellite, SumbandilaSat, is living up to its Venda name as it "leads the way" in providing free, frequent high-resolution images capable of revolutionising local earth observation in various fields.
Pienaar flies Football for Hope flag

Pienaar flies Football for Hope flag

Gifted South African midfielder Steven Pienaar has been named as the ambassador for Fifa's Football for Hope programme, a unique global movement that uses the power of football to achieve sustainable social development.

Mopane worms to alleviate hunger

The Kruger National Park is allowing locals in the area to harvest mopane worms during the festive season as part of a poverty and hunger alleviation pilot project.
Wildlife poachers to be taken down

Mobile networks in tower-sharing deal

Two of South Africa’s leading mobile networks have struck multi-billion deals with Boston-based American Tower Corporation for the sale of thousands of mobile towers.
High-speed internet from Cell C


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