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Former Proteas All-Rounder Kallis Awarded Order Of Ikhamanga

Legendary Proteas all-rounder Jacques Kallis has been bestowed an Order of Ikhamanga in the silver division by President Cyril Ramaphosa for his contribution to cricket and the role he has played in putting South Africa on the world sports map. The national orders ceremony was presided over on Thursday by Ramaphosa at a function in […]

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Smart Homes, And What It Means For Your Insurance Premiums

Automated homes, commonly known as “smart homes”, will generate data about your behaviour and security level, and in the near future, this could mean that your insurer will offer you more accurate home contents or buildings insurance premiums based on your levels of risk.  Smart home adoption is on the rise, and technology now makes […]

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The NeuroScientific Power Of Clicks

As we approach the second decade of the 21st Century, we are so deeply immersed in our tech-driven world that we get immediately and lastingly, anxious and desperate if we lose our connection to the internet or our devices stop working.  A smartphone is not a mere tool in our hands supposedly making life easier, […]

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Osaka Downs Hsieh In Stuttgart Opener

World number one Naomi Osaka defeated Hsieh Su-wei 6-4, 6-3 in her first clay court match of the season in Stuttgart on Thursday. US and Australian Open champion Osaka, who lost to Taiwanese veteran Hsieh in Miami last month, secured a place in the quarter-finals against Croatia’s Donna Vekic. Osaka, 21, broke Hsieh three times […]

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Oscar Winner Malek Hints At Villain Role In Bond 25

Oscar winner Rami Malek hinted Thursday he would appear as the villain in a new James Bond thriller that will see Daniel Craig bow out as 007 after eight years. The 25th edition of one of the world’s most enduring Hollywood franchises will also see the return of Ralph Fiennes and Lea Seydoux. Malek won […]

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ANC Western Cape Won’t Announce Premier Candidate Before 8 May

The Western Cape African National Congress (ANC) on Thursday said it would not announce its premier candidate before the 8 May general elections. ANC provincial elections head Ebrahim Rasool said the party would not count its chickens before they had hatched. Rasool spoke at a press briefing in Cape Town on the ANC’s election readiness […]

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Rob Packham Defence Pokes Holes In State Witnesses’ Testimony

The defence for alleged wife killer Rob Packham has attempted to poke holes in the testimony of two State witnesses implicating him in his wife’s murder. Defence advocate Craig Webster on Thursday started delivering closing arguments in the Western Cape High Court. Gill Packham’s body was found in the boot of her burnt-out BMW at the Diep […]

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