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“Uniting cultures of Cape Town”

2015-02-19 13:15

Cape Town pride has for the last couple of years been marred by infighting and for some, personal gain. As a former member years ago when I was a student, this is really troubling, writes News24 user Thurlo Cicero.

11 comments   |   966 views

The Rod

2015-02-19 13:09

I grew up receiving a hiding for every house rule that I broke. The painful, slapping sound and touch of the rod often came with the biblical words… “Spare the rod, spoil the child”.

33 comments   |   716 views

The State of Our People Address: By an ordinary citizen

2015-02-19 09:48

After careful consideration I decided to write this article in what sometimes seems a hopeless attempt to remedy the phenomenally cavernous cloud of judgment blinding the eyes of our aspirant rainbow nation.

2 comments   |   1589 views

Entrepreneurship is the answer!

2015-02-19 08:30

My heart beats faster than normal every time I hear somebody says “Education is the key, it is our answer to our problems."

8 comments   |   775 views

Help, Give Me The Solution Now!

2015-02-19 07:28

I often get a call or sms or even an email that sounds like this, ‘Taka, I am in a mess. Can you give me a solution to my situation right now?’

2 comments   |   332 views

  (News24 User, Marz Smith)


Are your moral values flawed?

2015-02-19 07:28

Have you ever put some real thought into your own moral values and weather they are really good or based on a flawed idea handed down from generation to generation?

75 comments   |   1325 views

A defining moment

2015-02-19 07:28

This was a defining moment in the history of the country. For the first time, the citizens of South Africa were free to choose who they want to be their representative in governing the country.

0 comments   |   260 views

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Burnt by social media.

2014-05-23 11:12

I hear the fire bell ringing and people shouting. Let me take my smartphone, record this and post on Youtube.


2014-05-23 11:12

December, do not torment yourself if you are not next to February and March because you also will see the sun in your turn!

Rapid Business Registrations - Scam Artists or Taking Africa Time to a New Level?

2014-05-23 11:12

My son wanted to register his business and came across a company on the Internet called Rapid Business Registrations.

The Bible Reloaded - Noah Review II

2014-05-23 11:12

As a Calvinised kid growing up in the township years ago I have always wondered how some of the Bible stories I grew up reading would look like if they were made into films.

Why only SANDF attacked by rebels?

2014-05-23 09:38

Why was ur SANDF there at DRC? You must ask yourself a question. And who was responsible for this deployment?

Your network

2014-05-23 09:38

Recently I had the opportunity to be involved in what I think was a very eye opening and fruitful discussion with one of Africa’s most successful businessmen, Mr Mutumwa Mawere.


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2013-09-16 19:42

Bandit Mongoose in the garden

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2013-09-16 17:16

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2013-09-16 11:56

Team South Africa 1 & 2 announced for the 19th Amateur World Golfers Championship Back Row (left to right) Obie Oberholzer (1st place 11 -15 Flighting); Leon vd Walt (1st place 21-25 Flighting); Grant Olivier (1st place 0-5 Flighting); Nundhkumar Maharaj (1st place 6-10 Flighting); Mark Roux (2nd place 11-15 Flighting) (Lee Jarrett)


2013-09-16 12:00

There were smiles all round as the deputy principal and 20 learners from Cato Crest Primary School were presented with R10 000 worth of books at Glenwood High School on 5 September as part of the 2013 BDO Inter-School Quiz run by BDO, the world’s 5th largest auditing and accounting firm. Pictured in the front row are from left to right Mhlengi Biyela, Lwazi Mhlungo, Asanda Mkhize, Thabiso Khwela, Itoliwe Mncwabe and Sibusisiwe Lunjaka. In the back row are Janine O’Connor from Books & Books,


2013-09-16 12:00

Engrossed in the books that Cato Crest Primary School have received as a result of Glenwood High School winning the BDO School Quiz this year Pictured in the front row from left to right Mhlengi Biyela, Sibusisiwe Lunjaka, Lwazi Mhlungo, Itoliwe Mncwabe, Thabiso Khwela, and Asanda Mkhize In the back row pictured with the winning team from Glenwood High School are Sally Juckes BDO Audit Partner, Siphelele Mkhize, Timothy Thumbi, Gabriel Davis, Janine O’Connor from Books & Books and Noven Na


2013-09-16 13:33

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2013-09-16 13:34

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