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Guy Scott: Zambia’s impolitic white leader

His lineage bars Guy Scott from running for president – only those with Zambian-born parents may do so – but for the next 90 days he will run the nation until elections are held. Outside the country, his race is of the most significance; in Zambia, however, his ability to do the job is far more relevant.

Guy Scott: Zambia’s impolitic white leader

His lineage bars Guy Scott from running for president – only those with Zambian-born parents may do so – but for the next 90 days he will run the nation until elections are held. Outside the country, his race is of the most significance; in Zambia, however, his ability to do the job is far more relevant.

Bikers do it for Nelson Mandela

With helmets on their heads and leather riding boots protecting their feet, bikers selflessly travel across South Africa each year, stopping off to help where they are needed. This year, among their many outreach activities, Bikers for Nelson Mandela Day will hand over handmade blankets.

Pierre Terblanche puts SA design skills on the map

Pierre Terblanche had always loved bikes more than cars because the more hands-on approach meant there was more to do for designers. (image: motorcyclist)   18...

Pierre Terblanche puts SA design skills on the map

Pierre Terblanche's childhood passion for design and motorbikes has blossomed into a career as a world-leading motorcycle designer.

Solid South African showing at Dakar Rally

South African Giniel de Villiers and German co-pilot Dirk von Zitzewitz, driving a Toyota Hilux, claimed victory on the 14th and final stage of the 2014 Dakar Rally on Saturday to end the gruelling 13-stage race in fourth place overall.

Solid South African showing at Dakar Rally

South African Giniel de Villiers and German co-pilot Dirk von Zitzewitz, driving a Toyota Hilux, claimed victory on the 14th and final stage of the 2014 Dakar Rally on Saturday to end the gruelling 13-stage race in fourth place overall.

Ex-rugby star now hand cycling ace

There's a saying that when life gives you lemons you should make lemonade. One man who has done that is former Sharks winger Cedric Mkhize, who was left paralyzed after a car crash in 2007. On 28 April, he will compete in the aQuelle Tour Durban as a hand cyclist.

Big bikes rev up for good causes

Harley-Davidson recently launched its 2012 range, and whether the mighty machines inspire envy, admiration or irritation, it is important to not forget that they are used extensively for good in South Africa and elsewhere.
Bikers hit the road for Mandela Day

To Hell on a motorbike

Karoo Biking offers four standard BMW motorcycle tours, two of which include an overnight stay in one of South Africa's best-kept secrets, the Gamkaskloof valley, known as The Hell by residents of the Small Karoo. And Karoo Biking is not the only operator inviting tourists to discover SA's diverse, spectacular landscape on two wheels.