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NEWS ~ Friday 12 February 2016

President Zuma's 2016 SONA Speaking to the media outside Parliament alongside two of his party's MPs, Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota said President Jacob Zuma had failed the people of the country and had broken his oath of office. "This president told us... not the president. … [Read More...]

South Africa, Reality Check

President Zuma’s SONA 2016

State of the Nation Address by Jacob G Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa on the occasion of the Joint Sitting of Parliament The Speaker of the National Assembly, The Chairperson of … [Read More...]


The Reasons #Guptasmustgo

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) on Wednesday released their 25 reasons why #Guptasmustgo 1. The Guptas are influencing Zuma on the R1 trillion … [Read More...]


Expropriation Bill of 2015 fails constitutional test

by Eve van Basten The Intelligence Bulletin The draft Expropriation Bill presently before parliament fails to embrace the extensive property rights, defined and entrenched in the list of human … [Read More...]

Matters Financial

Africa’s Top 10 Billionaires 2015

South Africans made the best showing on the FORBES Africa’s 50 Richest for 2015 year, occupying 16 spots, up from 11 last year. Nigerians had a smaller representation, with 10 members of the list, … [Read More...]


February dvd Releases

THE MARTIAN Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi When astronauts blast off … [Read More...]

February dvd Releases

THE PERFECT GUY Drama, Thriller With a fulfilling career and a … [Read More...]

Food & Wine

Ever Versatile Salmon

Seared Salmon Fillet from Robert Bleifer 2 teaspoons … [Read More...]

Cheese Connoisseur

Cheese is hard to classify. Within each category, individual … [Read More...]


2016 is a Leap Year

By Deanna Conners, EarthskyWhy do we need these extra … [Read More...]

A simple way to break a bad habit

Can we break bad habits by being more curious about them? … [Read More...]


Milky Way age map shows growth rings

The first-ever complete age map of the Milky Way shows that our … [Read More...]

What to expect from El Niño

By Kevin Trenberth, National Center for Atmospheric … [Read More...]


Extraordinary fossil find sheds light on duck-billed dinosaurs

Duck-billed dinosaurs lived 83 million years ago. They are … [Read More...]

The Musician

How to: read music and visualize rhythm

Like an actor's script, a sheet of music instructs a musician on … [Read More...]

The Artist

GOYA – Last of the old Masters, first of the Moderns

FRANCISCO DE GOYA was born on March 30, 1746, in Fuendetodos, a … [Read More...]


Understanding STRESS

Stress is a normal part of life that can either help us learn and … [Read More...]

In History

The history of our world in 18 minutes

Backed by stunning illustrations, DAVID CHRISTIAN narrates a … [Read More...]

People, Past and Present

Thinker and Father of Analytical Psychology, CARL JUNG

Carl Gustav Jung was a Swiss psychiatrist and founder of the … [Read More...]

The Written Word

‘How I’m discovering the secrets of ancient texts’

Gregory Heyworth is a textual scientist; he and his lab work on … [Read More...]

Animal Talk

Wolf species possess ‘howling dialects’

Largest quantitative study of howling, and first to use machine … [Read More...]


WEAVER Birds Nesting

A weaverbird is a small bird belonging to the family Ploceidae. … [Read More...]


Take your Cat for a Walk!

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


Aging, when is my Dog a “Senior”?

ASPCA Most dogs enter their golden years between seven and 10 … [Read More...]


Of Sharks, Lions, Pumas, Fish and Ice

Great White Shark Activity Chris & I hosted a couple of … [Read More...]

Glow-in-the-dark sharks and other stunning sea creatures

TED Talk from David Gruber, Marine biologist, … [Read More...]


Shape-shifting tech will change work as we know it

What will the world look like when we move beyond the keyboard … [Read More...]



This weekend, a brand new Honda Acura NSX supercar, complete with … [Read More...]

Home Improvement

Easy floating shelves for a bathroom

By Janice Anderssen Home-Dzine Make these simple decorative … [Read More...]

How to install a rain barrel

By Janice Anderssen Home-Dzine A small rain barrel won't take … [Read More...]

On the Water

Female Commander for SAS Umzimkulu

defenceWeb The appointment of Lieutenant Commander Nicolette … [Read More...]

NSRI advice on Rip Currents

This is a good time to familiarise yourself with the biggest … [Read More...]


Morris Ties England ODI Series for Proteas

Castle Lager Proteas all-rounder, Chris Morris, has described his … [Read More...]

Red Hill Marathon & Classic RESULTS

Please see your 2016 Race Results REALNET RED HILL RACES … [Read More...]

Bodi Admits Charges, Gets 20-Year Ban

Cricket South Africa has imposed a ban of 20 years on Gulam Bodi … [Read More...]

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