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1         The promoter of this competition is Media24 Proprietary Limited, acting through its division ("", "we" or "us").

2         The competition starts on 18 July 2016 and closes at 23h00 on 18 July 2016, unless otherwise informed by

3         The competition is open to South African residents only.

4         The following persons are excluded from this competition:

4.1                a director, member, partner, employee or agent of, or consultant to or any other person who directly or indirectly controls or is controlled by; and

4.2                a supplier of goods or services in connection with this competition; and

4.3                the spouses, life partners, business partners or immediate family members of the parties referred to in 5.1 and 5.2.

5         If you have won a competition within the last 30 calendar days, you may not participate in this competition.

6         All entries must be made from Twitter. Entrants will need to Tweet their entry. The entry tweet must comprise of information as to what they will be spending their 67 minutes for Mandela day on. The Tweet must be 67 characters or less. The Tweet must tag @News24. The 7 characters that make up ‘@News24’ will not be part of the character count of 67.

7         In respect of each participant, the following complete, valid, true and correct information must be submitted when requested:

7.1                full name and surname;

7.2                e-mail address;

7.3                cellphone number;

7.4                date of birth; and

7.5                gender.

8         In order to complete an entry, each participant must confirm his/her email address when requested to do so. If you do not confirm your email address or if any of the information submitted is incomplete, incorrect or otherwise invalid, your entry will not be considered.

9         Your personal information will be used in accordance with the terms of our privacy policy

10      Only one entry per individual will be allowed

11      All entries, duly completed, must be received by before the competition closing date and time. If not, such entry will not be eligible, regardless of the reason for the late receipt of the entry, including due to lost, late or misdirected mail; printing errors; server unavailability; or computer or any other electronic or telecommunications malfunction. All entries received that are mutilated, tampered with, or illegible will be void.


12      The prize winner will be selected randomly from valid participants and announced on or before 31 August 2016.

13      The winner's name will be published on the News24 website & the News24 Twitter profile

14      The winner will also be notified by means of the contact details provided to us on or before 31 August 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter.

15      You are hereby informed of your right to decline:

15.1             the use of your image in marketing material;

15.2             an invitation to participate in any marketing activity;

15.3             an invitation to be present when the draw is taking place or the winner is announced.


16      Unless we make alternative arrangements with the winner, the prize will be deposited directly into the account of the winner’s NPO of choice. This must be a registered NPO in terms of the Nonprofit Organisations Act 71 of 1997.

17      We may require the winner to provide us with additional information as we may reasonably require (like the NPO’s banking details) in order to process and facilitate the payment of the cash prize and your acceptance and/or use of a prize.

18      The prize is non-transferable.

19      We reserve the right to cancel this competition, or to change the rules at our discretion or to change the prize at any time without notice to you.

20      Proof of identity will be required to collect the prize and we reserve the right to refuse payment or handing over of a prize to any potential winner who refuses to, or cannot, provide sufficient documentation to verify his/her identity.

21      The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

22      Income and other taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winner.

23      You may not be awarded a prize if it is unlawful for us to supply such a prize to you.

24      No "automated" entries will be allowed and all entries must be made by a natural person manually on our Platforms where the competition is displayed.

25      If any entry has been made in any manner which in's discretion may provide an entrant with an unfair advantage over other entrants, unless these rules specifically allow such conduct, such entrant will be automatically disqualified from this and all future competitions run by


The winner will be awarded a R5 000 (five thousand rand) cash donation to the winner’s registered NPO (non-profit organisation) of choice.


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