Apr 212016
 
South Africa names as one of the top 10 gay friendly countries in the world

Cape Town – While gay travellers are officially welcomed by the South African government, homosexuality can lead to life imprisonment and even the death sentence in other countries. And for those who wondered how South Africa fared, Cape Town was ranked 19 out of the top 20 gay friendly travel destinations of 2013, according to marketing company Out Now Consulting’s research. Clifton’s Third Beach was described by the company as one of the world’s best gay beaches. In 2014, the richest.com, which publishes lists of […]

South African Woman 119, may soon claim the record for the world’s oldest person

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Jul 302013
 

A 119-year-old South African woman may soon claim the record for the world’s oldest person. According to her identity papers, Johanna Mazibuko was born on 11 May, 1894. She is the oldest of her 10 siblings and has outlived five of her seven children. The woman is quite agile as she cooks and dresses herself, makes her own bed and even does the laundry. Mazibuko has witnessed British imperialism, apartheid and the era of democracy led by Nelson Mandela. The world’s oldest known person, 116-year-old […]