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RIP Mandy Rossouw: a tour de force passes

Thursday, 14 March 2013 10:03

Chelsea Haith: Mandy Rossouw, one of South Africa’s most prominent journalists, passed away on Monday night at the age of 33 after a short illness.

Rossouw was discovered by a friend on 12 March 2013 after failing to arrive for their dinner date, according to the Mail & Guardian.

Blame it on the booze

Thursday, 14 March 2013 07:06

Katy Scott: I remember being entertained for hours watching snails become quite spectacularly sozzled in the buckets of beer my mother left out to drown them in. Interestingly enough, I’ve found it takes approximately a bucket of beer for our generation to come out of their shells too.

Kenyans hope for peace after elections

Thursday, 14 March 2013 07:00

Vincent Supparayen and Sajjad Karamsi : Uhuru Kenyatta was declared President of Kenya last Saturday, March 9th after a terse election process closely followed the world over.

With a record turnout of 86%, Kenyans queued for hours to exercise their right to vote with the spectre of the post-election violence of 2007 still in everyone’s mind. International news agencies meanwhile mobilised en masse for what they expected to be a repeat of those events.

Apartheid: What's in a name?

Wednesday, 13 March 2013 06:56

Uthman Quick : There is a place in the world today where people of different ethnicities are separated by concrete walls.

On one side of the wall, residents enjoy a life similar to that available in some developed European cities. On the other side of the wall most people live under constant humiliation, degradation and enforced poverty.

Is “Le Spice Boy” worth it?

Wednesday, 13 March 2013 06:46

Leke Oluwole: Le Spice Boy, Golden Balls, Becks, DB7 or simply David Beckham, it seems like everywhere he goes the media follows and swoons over him in legions.

As a footballer whose impact off the pitch seems to overwhelm his impact on it, it was very obvious once he announced his decision not to extend his contract at LA Galaxy that football clubs would fall head over heels in an attempt to sign the superstar.

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