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The NEWS – Friday 28 August 2015

President Jacob Zuma has committed his cabinet and government to respect the independence of the judiciary and to enforce court orders issued against the state. Addressing the media following an unprecedented meeting of the executive and the judiciary, chaired by the … [Read More...]

South Africa, Reality Check

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The President and The Juduciary

Statement by President Zuma on the meeting of the National Executive and the Judiciary, Union Buildings, Pretoria - 27 August 2015 Deputy President, Chief Justice, Esteemed members of the National … [Read More...]

Politics

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DA to take Demarcation Board decision on review

James Selfe, Chairperson of DA Federal Council The DA will today take on review the Municipal Demarcation Board’s (MDB) decision to go ahead with … [Read More...]

Opinion

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The Time for Civil Society Activism is NOW

COPE Spokesperson, Dennis Bloem Congress of the People is staunchly and passionately committed to the Constitution. We are equally motivated, as our name nears out, to foster the ideals espoused in … [Read More...]

Matters Financial

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SA’s GDP contracts by 1.3%

SAnews.gov.za South Africa’s seasonally adjusted real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at market prices contracted by 1.3% in the second quarter of 2015, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) said on … [Read More...]

Entertainment

YOU'RE NOT YOU

August dvd Releases

YOU'RE NOT YOU Drama A life-changing bond develops between a … [Read More...]

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August dvd Releases

SHE'S FUNNY THAT WAY Comedy This screwball comedy features the … [Read More...]

Food & Wine

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Spice up with Mulled Wine

10 cloves 2 cinnamon sticks 1/4 cup caster sugar 1 roughly … [Read More...]

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Taste of Italian

Chef Graham Isaacson Spinach Pesto Pasta 1/3 cup blanched … [Read More...]

The Artist

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The Colourful Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

French artist who observed and documented with great … [Read More...]

Intriguing

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Superior Technology of Ancient Egyptians

The characteristics of ancient Egyptian technology are indicated … [Read More...]

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Finding EXCALIBUR

Ashley and his team go on a grand adventure searching for the … [Read More...]

Science

Space

What is Space?

Space is the boundless three-dimensional extent in which objects … [Read More...]

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5 billion light years across, largest in the universe

Royal Astronomical Society A Hungarian-US team of astronomers … [Read More...]

Health

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Could we Cure HIV with Lasers?

TED ~ Patience Mthunzi explains her idea to use lasers to deliver … [Read More...]

People, Past and Present

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The Real Queen of Sheba

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The Written Word

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The Genius of Archimedes and the Palimpsest

Archimedes of Syracuse (c. 287 BC - c. 212 BC) was a Greek … [Read More...]

Animal Talk

Prehistoric Animals

25 Prehistoric Animals Alive Today

With little or no changes to their prehistoric appearance and … [Read More...]

Cats

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Cats and Babies

Research has shown that children brought up with pets are … [Read More...]

Dogs

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Nutrients your Dog Needs

ASPCA Nutrients are substances obtained from food and used by … [Read More...]

Nature

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Experience Diving Wild Oceans

Indonesia’s Cenderawasih Bay ~ these gentle giants gather in huge … [Read More...]

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Amazing Africa, the KALAHARI

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Technology

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The Future of Flight

via The Daily Conversation … [Read More...]

Motoring

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Driverless Cars of the Future

The Daily Conversation ~ Autonomous vehicles have made … [Read More...]

Home Improvement

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Stay cool at home this summer with shades of blue

By Janice Anderssen Home-Dzine If you decorate using colour … [Read More...]

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DIY outdoor bar ideas

By Janice Anderssen, Home-Dzine The weather is warming up and … [Read More...]

On the Water

Beyrick de Vries in action on his way to third place in the Vans Pro at Virginia Beach, USA on Sunday (WSL)

Beyrick de Vries 3rd in USA : Prestwich top SAfrican in France

Beyrick de Vries earned his second best rankings points haul for … [Read More...]

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Royal Navy visiting Simon’s Town

by defenceWeb/Seaman NL Phukubye The Royal Fleet Auxiliary … [Read More...]

Sport

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RUGBY Fixtures

SA Rugby ~ Craig Joubert has made the cut with three fellow South … [Read More...]

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Currie Cup RUGBY

SA Rugby The Blue Bulls kept up the pressure on the Golden … [Read More...]

SACricket

Amla’s record ton sets up Proteas’ victory

CricketSA Hashim Amla scored a South African record 21st ODI … [Read More...]