Quantcast
Home » Topics » South African

South African grannies use condoms to help arthritis pain

The elderly in South Africa are discarding pills for boxes of condoms in the belief that the lubricant oil on the latex helps alleviate arthritis-related pain, a daily reported Friday. They rub the condoms on the painful joints, and claim to feel instant relief, the Sowetan said. “This oil is…

South African arrested in Paris for rocking out with his coq out

An eccentric South African artist has been charged with sexual exhibitionism after a street performance in central Paris in which he tied a rooster to his penis. Steve Cohen was arrested on Tuesday on a busy public square a stone’s throw from the Eiffel Tower. Sporting platform shoes, dressed up…

Deadly Delhi gang-rape inspires award-winning play

Award-winning playwright Yael Farber, whose new work focuses on the fatal gang-rape of an Indian student last December, was inspired by the protests that erupted across the country after the attack. “I remember feeling this extraordinary sense of envy when I looked at India… I mean — who takes to…

Clown wins lawsuit over FHM magazine’s drug addict jibe

A clown won a lawsuit against the South African edition of men’s magazine FHM after the publication printed his picture with a report likening jesters to cross-dressing drug addicts. FHM used in its December 2007 issue a stock image of Puddles the Clown alongside an article branding clowns “grown men…

Clown wins lawsuit against magazine that ran his photo on story about cross-dressing drug addicts

A clown won a lawsuit against the South African edition of men’s magazine FHM after the publication printed his picture with a report likening jesters to cross-dressing drug addicts. FHM used in its December 2007 issue a stock image of Puddles the Clown alongside an article branding clowns “grown men…

South Africa creates offshore marine refuge

South Africa has turned two small islands in the southern Indian Ocean into its first offshore marine protected area, the environment ministry said Tuesday. The protected status for the windswept Prince Edward islands, lying 1,777 kilometres (1,104 miles) from the South African mainland, aims in part to help toothfish populations…

S.Africa court dismisses Wal-Mart takeover challenge

A South African court cleared the way on Friday for the world’s top retailer Wal-Mart to take its first foothold in Africa by dismissing a government bid to set aside its $2.2 billion takeover of local chain Massmart. The case is seen as a bellwether for foreign investment in South…

Google+