2014 in South Africa

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2014 in South Africa
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Years in South Africa

Events in the year 2014 in South Africa.

Events[edit]

January
President Jacob Zuma's R246-million Nkandla homestead
March
May
August
September
October
December

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

  • 7 January – Lieutenant-Colonel A.P. (Aap) Möller HC (66), first recipient of the Honoris Crux decoration for gallantry in action on 26 January 1973.[25][26]
  • 10 January – Colonel C.J.A. (Chris) Prins (80), founder and first leader of the Silver Falcons aerobatic display team of the South African Air Force that was established in 1967, flying Impala Mk I trainers with team members Fred du Toit, Theuns Prinsloo and Chris Hattingh.[27][28][29]
  • 12 June – Lieutenant-Colonel E.B. (Fink) Elphick CA (64), first recipient of the Air Force Cross for his leading role as helicopter commander during the rescue operation to airlift passengers and crew from the listing and sinking ship MTS Oceanos on 4 August 1991.[30][31]
  • 31 August – Ollie Viljoen (75), musician, entertainer and storyteller.[36]:3

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matrieks 2013: Minister 'verheug', maar... Skokgolwe oor uitslae - Die Burger, Dinsdag 7 Januarie 2014.
  2. ^ Sport 24, 20 Jan 2014 - Bafana 'a bunch of losers'
  3. ^ Sport 24, 21 Jan 2014 - Loser rant: Mbalula not sorry
  4. ^ Oscar: Hy kan loskom, as... - Grootste strafregstryd in SA se geskiedenis begin - Die Burger, Maandag 3 Maart 2014.
  5. ^ 'Satansplanne laat mense Zuma uitjou' - Die Burger, Vrydag 7 Maart 2014.
  6. ^ NSKANDLA! - Die Burger, Donderdag 20 Maart 2014.
  7. ^ Só lyk die parlement ná verkiesing - Die Burger, Saterdag 10 Mei 2014.
  8. ^ Times Live, 4 August 2014 - Pallo Jordan's phantom doctorate
  9. ^ IOL News, 11 August 2014 - Shamed, Pallo Jordan resigns
  10. ^ Tempelhoff, Elise; Cilliers, Susan (6 August 2014). "Só skeur Afrika (stadig) in twee" [Thus Africa tears (slowly) in two]. Beeld (in Afrikaans). Retrieved 6 August 2014. 
  11. ^ "Aardbewing van 5.3 ruk SA, berigte van skade (twiets)" [Earthquake of 5.3 shakes SA, reports of damage (tweets)]. Beeld (in Afrikaans). 5 August 2014. Retrieved 5 August 2014. 
  12. ^ "Zuma spy tapes: DA’s R10m battle pays off". news24. 4 September 2014. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  13. ^ a b 2014 World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates is suspended and will be relocated
  14. ^ Desmond Tutu slams South Africa for denying Dalai Lama access to Nobel Peace Prize winners' summit
  15. ^ Cape Town to host Nobel laureate conference
  16. ^ "Dewani trial day 1: Emotion, blood and bisexuality". The Citizen. 6 October 2014. Retrieved 10 October 2014. 
  17. ^ "Oscar: the verdict is in". iol News. 12 September 2014. Retrieved 16 September 2014. 
  18. ^ "Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in jail". news24. Retrieved 21 October 2014. 
  19. ^ GENOEG! Landwye woede oor moord - Die Burger, Dinsdag 28 Oktober 2014.
  20. ^ Meyiwa terrified in last minutes - witness
  21. ^ Buccaneers receive counselling
  22. ^ "Mayor Reed announces XV World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates to take place in Atlanta". World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates. 15 December 2014. 
  23. ^ "Miss World 2014 Winner Is Miss South Africa, Rolene Strauss—See Photos and Find Out Who Else Make the Top 10!". E! NKojoMensah. Retrieved 14 December 2014. 
  24. ^ "Is this the globe's most eligible woman? Miss World 2014 goes to bilingual medical student from South Africa who wants to prove she's beauty AND brains". Daily Mail. 15 December 2014. Retrieved 16 December 2014. 
  25. ^ "Wall of Remembrance - Aap Moller". iFlyAfrica. Retrieved 7 February 2015. 
  26. ^ "Eerste ontvanger van medalje sterf" [First recipient of medal dies]. Beeld (in Afrikaans). 9 Jan 2014. 
  27. ^ "Wall of Remembrance - Col. Chris Prins". iFlyAfrica. Retrieved 7 February 2015. 
  28. ^ "Lugmag salueer 'n pionier" [Airforce salutes a pioneer]. Die Burger (in Afrikaans). 12 Jan 2014. Retrieved 7 February 2015. 
  29. ^ "Kanker eis stigterslid van Silwer Valke" [Cancer claims founder member of Silver Falcons]. Beeld (in Afrikaans). 13 Jan 2014. Retrieved 7 February 2015. 
  30. ^ "Dié helde word met medaljes vereer" [These heroes honoured with medals]. Die Burger (in Afrikaans). 31 Aug 1991. Retrieved 7 February 2015. 
  31. ^ "Wall of Remembrance - Eric Elphick RIP". iFlyAfrica. Retrieved 7 February 2015. 
  32. ^ "SA novelist Nadine Gordimer dies". News24. 14 July 2014. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 
  33. ^ Smith, David (15 July 2014). "Nadine Gordimer dies aged 90". The Guardian. Retrieved 15 July 2014. 
  34. ^ "Wall of Remembrance - Vice Admiral Andries Petrus (Dries) Putter SSA". iFlyAfrica. 
  35. ^ "Liewe Heksie creator Verna Vels dies from cancer". IOL.co.za. Retrieved 24 August 2014. 
  36. ^ "Musieklegende Ollie Viljoen sterf" [Music legend Ollie Viljoen dies]. Die Burger (in Afrikaans). 1 September 2014.