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Platinum Fridays hosts Louie Vega

Kaya FM is excited to host Grammy-Award winning musician and co-curator of Sound Supreme -  Louie Vega on Platinum Fridays ...
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Getting caught up in an entangle-mess (ment)

By: Natasha Archary  Whether you love them or have “memed” them, at some point almost everyone around the world brought ...
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South Africa needs better food price controls to shield poor people from COVID-19 fallout

By: Ihsaan Bassier, University of Massachusetts Amherst; Refiloe Joala, University of the Western Cape, and Thando Vilakazi, University of Johannesburg ...
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Business Unknown Podcast Series

We are thrilled to kick off our new series ‘Business Unknown’ with Dan Nicholl In this episode, Dan chats to ...
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co-parenting challenges

Co-parenting: The challenges of raising kids together

By: Natasha Archary  No one sets out with the ambition of being a single parent. Circumstances and relationships don’t always ...
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The IMF’s $4bn loan for South Africa: the pros, cons and potential pitfalls

By: Danny Bradlow, University of Pretoria South Africa’s finance minister Tito Mboweni says the IMF loan will limit the country’s ...
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Does lingerie make a difference in our sex lives?

By: Natasha Archary  Men will eat 3-day old pizza with their mates on a boys’ retreat, and if severely hungover, ...
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COVID-19 school closures in South Africa and their impact on children

By: Servaas van der Berg, Stellenbosch University Shutterstock When the new coronavirus rapidly spread across the globe, evidence of its ...
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The loneliest virus in the world

By: Natasha Archary  Don’t you miss it?  The social life you took for granted before this entire nightmarish ordeal took ...
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Zindzi Mandela

Rest in Power, Zindzi Mandela

By: Boniswa Matiwane  Lala ngoxolo Qhawekazi The young liberator: Zindzi as a child Zindzi Mandela, the youngest daughter to struggle ...
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Momentum Science of Success Masterclasses

We’re starting a new chapter in our journey. One that’s still unwritten. This year we not only did things differently ...
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Kaya TV – All Day Celebration of International Jazz Day 30 April

Kaya FM and Standard Bank have brought together an exceptional lineup of musicians to celebrate the Roots and Routes of ...
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co-parenting challenges

Co-parenting: The challenges of raising kids together

By: Natasha Archary  No one sets out with the ambition of being a single parent. Circumstances and relationships don’t always ...
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booklist

A foundation booklist for children

By: Natasha Archary  One of the many simple pleasures as a child was walking into a library, choosing my favorite ...
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Six going on sixteen

By: Natasha Archary  Forget every manual you ever read about the “terrible twos”, “terrifying threes” and “fearsome fours”. The parenting ...
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Homeschooling realities: The rantings of a working single mom

By: Natasha Archary  My social media feed is filled to the brim with happy families sitting around a table, going ...
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#SidebarwithSindi unpacks what Lobolo money is used for in 2019

By Zuko Komisa Lobolo plays a very significant role in the marriages of many South African cultures. This long-standing tradition ...
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Peppa Pig’s big day out

By: Natasha Archary   The talkative, inquisitive little pig every child loves and every parent hates re-runs off is in ...
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Love, Marriage & Children in the midst of Xenophobia

By Zuko Komisa In the midst of the Xenophobic attacks happening around the country, Sidebar With Sindi Van Zyl spoke ...
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Parenting wellness

Parenting wellness: Take a night off

By: Natasha Archary   Moms and dads need a social life. To stay sane. To find inner tranquility in order ...
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AfroDaddy Terrence Mentor on his fatherhood 101 platform

By Zuko Komisa Dad of two boys, Liam (aka “The Kid”) and Eli (aka “Boy2.0”), Terrence Mentor had a conversation ...
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The Law Report unpacks the reported 2132 Fake Marriages

By Zuko Komisa The Law Report with Micheal Motsoeneng-Bill recently had a conversation about the reports of over 2 000 ...
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How the 1960 Sharpeville massacre sparked the birth of international human rights law

The Sharpeville Massacre. Godfrey Rubens via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA Steven Wheatley, Lancaster University It’s been 60 years since the ...
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30th anniversary of the unbanning of the ANC and other political organisations

By David O'Sullivan This year marks the 30th anniversary of the unbanning of the ANC and other political organisations in ...
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Why it’s taken so long to prosecute state capture cases in South Africa

Head of South Africa’s National Prosecuting Authority, Shaun Abrahams. Reuters/Siphiwe Sibeko Penelope Andrews, University of Cape Town The Asset Forfeiture ...
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Oliver Tambo Documentary: A General And A Diplomat

By Kagiso Mnisi The dual role of Oliver Reginald Kaizana Tambo as a General of uMkhontho weSizwe and Diplomat for ...
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‘Imposter syndrome’ explains why first black leader of South Africa’s main opposition party quit

Mmusi Maimane, former leader of South Africa’s main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance. Kim Ludbrook/EPA-EFE Steven Friedman, University of Johannesburg ...
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Mashaba survives another motion of no confidence

By Katlego Legodi City of Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has survived another attempt by the African National Congress to remove ...
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Why new South African law won’t end the toxic mix of money and politics

Cyril Ramaphosa led the African National Congress to victory in May. A new law on political funding covers parties, not ...
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The South African government’s thinking on surveillance law is regressive

By: Jane Duncan, University of Johannesburg The constitutionality of South Africa’s surveillance law is being challenged in court. shutterstock A ...
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Ramaphosa saves the ANC’s bacon. But this could be its last chance

By: Richard Calland, University of Cape Town Cyril Ramaphosa has led South Africa’s African National Congress to its sixth electoral ...
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‘Smaller parties’ dispute the elections claiming IEC is corrupt

By Zuko Komisa On Thursday during the counting of the 2019 Elctions Results tensions rose at the IEC Results Operation ...
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#YouthMonth – Systemic discrimination

By: Natasha Archary  It’s not that the world needed another Collins Khoza or George Floyd to take notice of the ...
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Dear Friend

Dear Friend, I am sorry that this comes now even though sorry is something I shouldn't be. I've listened and ...
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The B-Side Throwback Travel with Olebogeng Lephoi

By Olebogeng Lephoi "The B-Side Throwback Travel" is a weekly feature on The B-Side with Bridget Masinga wherein Bridget engages ...
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Fees Must Fall victims need to stand up, organise and unite

By Sithembiso KaShandu Now that the dust has settled, we need to ask ourselves if there will be any justice ...
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Boniswa Matiwane, Afrophobia, xenophobia, pan-africanism

Navigating different identities in a Pseudo-Pan-African society

By Boniswa Matiwane “You are what your father is,” they say. The premise of your identity will always be traced ...
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Fear in the lives of young women

By Kgaogelo Makgoba Another shooting. Another rape. Another day of shock, and another cascade of insecurities, frustration and fear. I ...
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Bafana Bafana deserve to be called Mabena

By Admire Maluleke The phrase Mabena came after a video from military training with someone called Mabena faulting each task ...
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work experience,

Which is better, value or work experience?

By Tokelo Maleme We can all attest to there being certain job positions that we believe we could have filled ...
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Mother in law

7 things your daughter-in-law wished you knew

By: Natasha Archary   The mother-in-law/daughter-in-law relationship is one that is often met with equal frustration from both women and ...
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Social (media) activism. What is it really doing for anyone? #HumanRightsDay

By: Natasha Archary   Beyond the public holiday, what does Human Rights Day mean to South Africans today? Or is ...
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Getting caught up in an entangle-mess (ment)

By: Natasha Archary  Whether you love them or have “memed” them, at some point almost everyone around the world brought ...
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Does lingerie make a difference in our sex lives?

By: Natasha Archary  Men will eat 3-day old pizza with their mates on a boys’ retreat, and if severely hungover, ...
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one-pot meals

Economical one-pot-wonder family meals

By: Natasha Archary  We’re sure you couldn’t be happier that restaurants and takeout options are back on the table. Let’s ...
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Gordon’s #BeALegend Conversations On Kaya FM A Big Hit With Listeners

Saturday nights in June have sprinkled a special kind of magic over the Kaya FM airwaves, with the Gordon’s #BeALegend ...
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Carelessness

Carelessness is going to cost us #COVID19

By: Natasha Archary  Confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country have hit nightmarish highs. A bad dream, that should end already ...
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Minimize store trips

Minimize trips to the store

By: Natasha Archary  If there’s a few positives from the lockdown and all this social distancing, it’s that it has ...
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intimacy during pandemic

Intimacy during a pandemic

By: Natasha Archary   What does social distancing mean for your sex life? How does self-isolating affect your relationship? Can ...
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Reintegrating back into society #PostLockdown

By: Natasha Archary  We’re all doing our part to curb the spread of the virus. Still, health experts warn it ...
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#PreLockdown

Things we took for granted #PreLockdown

By: Natasha Archary  As I recount stories from my elders about “the good ol’ days,” I imagine myself doing the same a ...
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Love on lockdown

By: Natasha Archary I’ll admit, I have a one-track mind. And when crisis hit and the country was put into ...
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Government to track your location to digitally map COVID-19 transmission

By: Natasha Archary What if we told you this wouldn’t be the first time GPS-based location services were used to ...
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Everything you need to know about the Huawei Y7P

By Motlagae Konyana Huawei launched the new trendy device, the Huawei Y7P.  With the latest innovations and technology, the Y7P ...
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Nunu Ntshingila

[OPINION] Facebook connecting local communities at a time of social distancing

By Nunu Ntshingila The world is coming to grips with the scale of the COVID-19 crisis and we are all ...
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SAPS Facebook amber alert

Facebook missing child amber alert comes to South Africa

By Nomali Cele On 30 January 2020, Facebook and the South African Police Service (SAPS) announced that they'd joined forces ...
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Download the Kaya App

Download the #KayaApp now and catch up on all your favourite shows. Competition Rules • The competitions are open to ...
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Spring Clean Your Gadgets, digital detox,

Spring Clean Your Gadgets

By Nomali Cele September brings with it the desire for newness. Most people will then clean up the messes they ...
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What is Namola? The App Says You Will Get Help Fast

By Nomali Cele Given the renewed conversation around femicide, gender-based violence and cases of girls and women going missing, another ...
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Arthur Goldstuck on the challenges facing 5G’s rollout in South Africa

By Zuko Komisa There is a major race happening between the USA and China who are both working on their ...
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Facebook announces its cryptocurrency Libra

By Motlagae Konyana Facebook’s plans to launch its own cryptocurrency could change the game for Bitcoin, ETH, XRP, Litecoin, and ...
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Google revokes Android access from Huawei

By Motlagae Konyana Huawei has lost access to Google’s software Android. Google suspended business with Huawei after the U.S government ...
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Climbing the Fushimi Inari Shrine (伏見稲荷大社) , in Kyoto

By David O'Sullivan  The morning was spent at the Fushimi Inari Shrine, which is dedicated to the Shinto god of ...
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Traveling through Kyoto to Nagoya, the Springbok’s base

By David O'Sullivan  The KayaFM team refused to say “sayonara” to Tokyo because that’s got too much of a ring ...
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International Tourism Film Festival – Africa, tourism film festival

A Tourism Film Festival is coming to the Northern Cape

By Nomali Cele Video is considered one of the best ways to communicate destinations and research has found that when ...
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A Guide to Tokyo, Japan

By: Ntombenhle Shezi It is this combination of traditional and futuristic elements that make a city like Tokyo a surreal ...
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Exploring the cultural aspects of Japan in Meiji Shrine in Shibuya

By David O'Sullivan  For the Kaya FM team in Tokyo for the Rugby World Cup, today was a day for ...
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Read up on our first #KayaBusinessTravel trip to Rwanda

By Zuko Komisa Kaya Business Travel in partnership with MaZo Connect Invited Entrepreneurs to Rwanda for a Business Exploration Trip ...
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Kaya Business Travel – Rwanda Business Exploration

Kaya Business Travel in partnership with MaZo Connect is Inviting Entrepreneurs to Rwanda for a Business Exploration Trip. We would ...
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#YoungGiftedAndBlack Founder & MD Bheki Dube on running Curiocity Backpackers

By Zuko Komisa Founder & MD Bheki Dube was recently featured on Breakfast with David. Dube started Curiocity Backpackers in ...
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David O’Sullivan in conversation with Hector Pieterson’s sister Antoinette Sithole

David O’Sullivan On Wednesday last week, in preparation for my breakfast show on Kaya FM tomorrow morning during which we ...
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Honest Travel Experience is re-introducing the inner-city experience

By Zuko Komisa There are winds of change happening at the Windybrow Arts Centre, we spoke to Frank Leya the ...
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The IMF’s $4bn loan for South Africa: the pros, cons and potential pitfalls

By: Danny Bradlow, University of Pretoria South Africa’s finance minister Tito Mboweni says the IMF loan will limit the country’s ...
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SAB Corporate: Zenzele B-BBEE scheme

The South African Breweries (SAB) wound down its decade long B-BBEE scheme, SAB Zenzele in April. Launched in 2010, the ...
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Dr Sindi and Jo-Anne Reyneke talk black tax

By Nomali Cele In recent years, a practice that has gone unnamed in most black families has gotten a name ...
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Meet our Coaches for the #KayaMoneyChallenge

By Zuko Komisa  The Kaya Money challenge is here. Are your finances keeping you up at night? Do you have ...
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What to keep in mind when assessing your 2019 financial goals

By Nomali Cele Now that 2019 is coming to an end, what should you do if you haven’t achieved your ...
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Safety tips for participating in Black Friday sales in South Africa

By Nomali Cele Black Friday is a global phenomenon that originated in the United States. Over the last five years, ...
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Terms and Conditions: Understanding contracts you sign

By Zuko Komisa Kaya Bizz with Gugu Mfuphi explored the importance of carefully reading contracts when making a purchase or ...
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What to keep in mind when working with family

By Nomali Cele Working with family is difficult but for some people, it’s the one way they are able to ...
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National wills week 2019

By Nomali Cele This is your chance to draft your will, free of charge! National Wills Weeks sees a number ...
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How unemployment affects relationships

By Nomali Cele When a person loses their job, it fundamentally changes their relationships. Even those with the most supportive ...
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The loneliest virus in the world

By: Natasha Archary  Don’t you miss it?  The social life you took for granted before this entire nightmarish ordeal took ...
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Locking down weight gain

By: Natasha Archary Did anyone factor in how much weight we’d be prone to during the lockdown? Naturally, being home ...
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new year in February

Starting your year with a bang in February

By Nomali Cele A surprising thing has been happening in recent years: At the end of January, most people rejoice! ...
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A.Vogel Multiforce

On Monday the 25th of November 2019, Side Bar with Sindi hosted the medical practitioner, Dr. David, as well as ...
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festive season depression

Dealing with festive season depression

By Nomali Cele Last year we shared the symptoms, causes and treatments for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), which also occurs ...
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N-Thralling with the i30 N

By Melinda Ferguson  Hyundai South Africa recently threw a huge party, inviting national motoring media, international guests and a whole ...
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Lexus Perfection

By Melinda Ferguson  With our planet literally burning, sustainable driving is a no brainer. Melinda Ferguson felt eco-conscious for a ...
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2019 Rides I’d buy

By: Melinda Ferguson  After spending the year test-driving over 50 vehicles, here are 6 rides I seriously contemplated buying:  1 ...
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Hyundai Venue hits the South Africa’s roads

By: Natasha Archary Cheeky with a good-looking rear and the guts to enter a saturated SUV market with an attitude ...
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Mad Merc Speed

By Melinda Ferguson  After spending a week in the super-powerful V8 Mercedes-AMG C63 S Melinda Ferguson was hooked to speed ...
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All we took for granted with sports

By: Natasha Archary  It wasn’t until Liverpool Football Club won the 2019/2020 English Premier League title earlier this month, that ...
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What to expect as City of Joburg hosts this year’s SA Open

By Zuko Komisa The golfing community will be kicking off the year on a high note as the 2020 S.A ...
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The moment the Springboks won The Rugby World Cup 2019

By Zuko Komisa  We look back at the weekend it was as Springbok won the 2019 Rugby World Cup. The ...
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Springbok Journey: Highlights and Key Moments at the Rugby World Cup

By Zuko Komisa The Springboks' journey to the finals has taken six weeks, 47 games and the moment of truth ...
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Springboks’ semi final clash with Wales – All you need to know.

By Zuko Komisa  With New Zealand being booted out by England in a jaw-dropping semi-final, the pressure is on the ...
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Wits In The Spotlight

Legendary Witsies are making a difference and we have invited them to tell us a ...
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Eskort Just Delicious Budget Meals

After a freewheeling festive season, #Januworry has many of us tightening the purse strings! Luckily, ...
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ESKORT JUST DELICIOUS

Pork Neck Roast with Pumpkin Fritters and Couscous A #JustDelicious Pork Neck Roast, pan-fried until golden, ...
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ESKORT JUST DELICIOUS

Marinated Loin Ribs with Stuffed Spinach and Corn Bread #JustDelicious Marinated Loin Ribs are braaied ...
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ESKORT JUST DELICIOUS

Rib Burger Steamed Buns Our #JustDelicious rib burger and an appetising mixture of red onions, ...
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ESKORT JUST DELICIOUS

Christmas Spiced Donut with Brandy Icing Festively flavoured with nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger and cloves, our ...
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Savanna Comics Choice Awards 2017

In keeping with a celebration of the breaking down of comedy borders, and amplifying the ...
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