Nigerian soldiers

Arrest SA former soldiers fighting Boko Haram – Minister Mapisa-Nqakula

The South African Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula is calling for former soldiers fighting with the Nigerian army (against Boko Harma), to be arrested on their return to South Africa! This as the African Union endorse a West African plan to set up a regional task force of … [Read More...]


Marius Fransman in ‘votes for cash’ scandal

ANC leader in 'votes for cash' scandal - Sunday Times (News24) Marius Fransman, leader of the ANC in the Western Cape, has been implicated in an … [Read More...]

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Mxolisi Nxasana investigation to proceed

SABC - SAPA President Jacob Zuma is going ahead with a probe into National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Mxolisi Nxasana's fitness to hold … [Read More...]


SIMBA Mhere fatal crash – 2 dead, driver to be charged

Simba's emotional manager Lorraine Meizel says, "He was going places. He was the most amazing human being. Gentle, kind and loving, honest, … [Read More...]

Thousands of Malamulele residents are demanding their own municipality independent from Thulamela (SABC)

Malamulele does not qualify for its own municipality

News24 - SAPA The Limpopo government on Friday said it would study the Municipal Demarcation Board's report that Malamulele does not qualify for its … [Read More...]



Egyptian court bans Hamas armed wing, lists as terrorist organisation

Hamas was established in 1987, and has its origins in Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood movement, which had been active in the Gaza Strip since the 1950s and gained influence through a network of mosques and … [Read More...]

Matters Financial


Reserve Bank keeps repo rate at 5.75%

SABC - Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago has left the repo rate unchanged at 5.75%, meaning that the prime lending rate stays at 9.25%. This follows the monthly meeting of the monetary policy … [Read More...]



January dvd Releases

MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT Comedy, Romance In the 1920s, magician … [Read More...]

1388 Melisa Haiden (Desdemona) and Muntu Ngubane (Othello)

Historic production of OTHELLO opens at Maynardville

Artscape’s 2015 Shakespeare production at Maynardville Open-Air … [Read More...]

Food & Wine


Brinner, breakfast for dinner

Urban Dictionary - (brin-ner) adj. breakfast eaten at the time in … [Read More...]

Stoner’s Cookbook

Cooking with Cannabis

AFP Relaxnews - A new cookbook that treats weed as a cooking herb … [Read More...]

The Musician


‘Live Earth’ Concert for Cape Town on 18 June

The July 7, 2007 Live Earth concert took place in eight locations … [Read More...]

The Artist

Colourful Autumn

‘Lands of Escape’ Painter ROSANNE BARR

Our fondest memories are often those of 'escaping' - of getting … [Read More...]


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The scientific power of meditation (video)

What does meditation do to your brain and body? Here’s a new … [Read More...]


Image credit: Tiago Campante/Peter Devine

Astronomers discover oldest known Earth-sized planets

When our sun and planets were born, the Kepler-444 system was … [Read More...]


Another look at the crater Cornelia on Vesta. This mosaic is composed of five images of Vesta captured by Dawn during its Low-Altitude Mapping Orbit phase. The images were taken between January 11 and March 13, 2012. At full resolution, it is about 20 meters per pixel, covering an area about 30 kilometers across. Image via Emily Lakdawalla

Flowing water on Vesta?

EARTHSKY - Who knew asteroids could have flowing water? They are … [Read More...]

In History


Blackbeard’s Shipwreck – a Treasure Trove of Medical Supplies

Live Science - Archaeologists are excavating the vessel that … [Read More...]

Books of Yore


EDGAR ALLAN POE, born 19 January 1809

Poe’s stature as a major figure in world literature is primarily … [Read More...]

Animal Talk


CAT Chat

Barbara George, Cat Behaviourist Cell 0824912309 … [Read More...]


House Training your Puppy

ASPCA Puppies need to be house trained in order to understand … [Read More...]



Louie Schwartzberg – Nature, Beauty, Gratitude (TED)

Nature’s beauty can be easily missed — but not through Louie … [Read More...]



Vascular Dementia differs from Alzheimers

Vascular dementia is a decline in thinking skills caused by … [Read More...]



Brain-to-brain communication has arrived (TED)

You may remember neuroscientist Miguel Nicolelis — he built the … [Read More...]



Jaguar’s XFR-S Sportbrake – versatile, luxurious and practical

The Car Connection - With continual refinement and updates since … [Read More...]


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President Zuma assents to several Acts of Law

The Presidency President Jacob Zuma has, in terms of section … [Read More...]

Home Improvement


Using candle wax to protect wood

By Janice Anderssen Home-Dzine Using candle wax to protect … [Read More...]

On the Water

Deeply unpleasant to look at, this frilled shark is one of two remaining species of an ancient aquatic family dating back 80 million years (SEFTIA)

Fishermen catch Frill Shark ‘living fossil’ in Australia

Chlamydoselachus anguineus - the prehistoric creature caught off … [Read More...]


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Rory McIlroy Wins 2nd Dubai Desert Classic

AP News - DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - An unrelenting Rory … [Read More...]

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Djokovic beats Murray to win 5th Australian Open

New Zealand Herald - AAP Novak Djokovic has rewritten tennis … [Read More...]