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A campaign by electronic act "The Kiffness” to end Telkom’s “talking babies” ads has gone viral.

5 reasons why the Springboks will win the Rugby World Cup for the third time on 31 October, despite the odds.

The CEO SleepOut initiative raised over R26-million. Here’s a detailed breakdown of how it will allocate the funds.

Fight corruption like China; keep order with punishment, says Trevor Manuel.

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Facebook is about to swop it’s “like” button with a choice between six emojis.

Pay back the money, Rich People! – Famed economist Thomas Piketty in this interview with Bruce Whitfield from “The Money Show”.

Why York Timbers, Master Drilling Group and Aveng (yes, Aveng!) is among the hottest shares on the JSE right now.


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