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The NEWS – Monday 27 April 2015

President Jacob Zuma is expected to urge South Africans to value freedom when he delivers the freedom day keynote address at the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Monday. This year marks 21 years since the first democratic elections of 1994. This year also marks the 60th … [Read More...]

South Africa, Reality Check

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Eskom conducts ‘Maintenance Festival’

In the new 5 years Eskom will add over 17 000MW of new capacity to the national grid; 9 756km of new transmission lines and 42 470MVA of transmission strengthening. To date over 6 238MW of new … [Read More...]

Politics

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Now let’s try fighting for real transformation

Helen Zille, Leader of the Democratic Alliance SA Today For the past six weeks, the news has been dominated by vandalism against statues and … [Read More...]

Opinion

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Zuma responds to Mia Couto’s open letter

President Jacob Zuma has responded to an open letter from Mia Couto, a Mozambican writer, novelist and poet. Mia Couto had written to him with regards to the ongoing attacks on foreign nationals in … [Read More...]

Matters Financial

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Zuma rejects Judicial Commission of Inquiry into SARS

Dion George DA Shadow Minister of Finance In a reply to a DA parliamentary question, President Zuma rejected the DA’s call for him to institute a Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the South … [Read More...]

Entertainment

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May dvd Releases

THE HUMBLING Comedy, Drama Over-the-hill stage actor Simon … [Read More...]

THE IMITATION GAME

April dvd Releases

THE IMITATION GAME Biography, Drama, Thriller In 1939, newly … [Read More...]

Food & Wine

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Decadent Delicious Desserts

Divine Chilled Chocolate Desserts Pavlova By Antony Worrall … [Read More...]

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Luscious Limoncello

Sweet and soothing, potent and relaxing, limoncello is a strong, … [Read More...]

The Musician

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Today is World Voice Day – Some of Modern Opera’s Best

Celebrating the wonder of the human voice Not … [Read More...]

The Artist

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Painting Basics – Water and Waves (Video)

Applying paint and blending with a palette knife, color mixing, … [Read More...]

Discoveries

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Scientists discover elusive secret of how continents formed

An international research team, led by a Virginia Tech … [Read More...]

Health

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Secrets of the Human Brain

Using simple analogies and real-life case studies, this video … [Read More...]

Science

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Fly through Hubble’s 25th anniversary image

Earthsky - This visualization from NASA provides a … [Read More...]

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NExSS to Search for Life on Distant Worlds

NASA is bringing together experts spanning a variety of … [Read More...]

The Written Word

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Remains of literary giant Miguel de Cervantes unearthed

Spain on Tuesday unearthed the apparent remains of Spanish … [Read More...]

Animal Talk

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The python that’s eating Florida

Burmese pythons were imported to Florida as pets. Now tens of … [Read More...]

Cats

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How to brush a cat’s teeth, and get the cat to accept it!

PET HAPPY - Most cat owners are terrified at the thought that … [Read More...]

Dogs

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Dogs and Kennel Cough

ASPCA Kennel cough is a term loosely used to describe a … [Read More...]

Motoring

The All-Electric BMW i3.

Electric BMW i3 named Greenest Car of 2015

Kelley Blue Book’s, KBB.com has compiled a list of the ten best … [Read More...]

Home Improvement

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Coping with blackouts: do you REALLY need a generator?

With Eskom blackouts an indefinite reality, finding alternative … [Read More...]

Sport

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Super RUGBY Roundup

SA Rugby Duane charge down toast of Newlands Gavin … [Read More...]

SACricket

Cricket SA on Philander’s selection, DA calls for inquiry

Cricket South Africa The Board of Cricket South Africa (CSA) … [Read More...]

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Super Rugby Weekend

SA Rugby Pietersen miss hands Reds victory Brenden … [Read More...]

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