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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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COVID-19 vaccine trial in South Africa: everything you need to know

By: Shabir Madhi, University of the Witwatersrand A general view during the country’s first human clinical trial for a potential ...
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sport for granted

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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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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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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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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Amnesty International calls for safety and accountability at schools

By Nosipho Radebe Amnesty International says the department of basic education must make clear the standard operating procedures at schools ...
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COVID-19 vaccine: the challenges of running a trial in the middle of a pandemic

JBy: Jeffrey Mphahlele, South African Medical Research Council A volunteer receives an injection from a medical worker during the country’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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Setting boundaries for dysfunctional families

Setting boundaries could help save dysfunctional family relationships

By: Natasha Archary   Blood may be thicker than water but it can’t put out fires on unstable family relationships ...
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Cohabiting in 2018

By Motlagae Konyana Living with your romantic partner without marriage has become increasingly common in our society.  A lot of ...
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How to help your child after they have been sexually abused

By Motlagae Konyana Child sexual abuse in South Africa is extremely high. As a parent or guardian, do you know ...
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Single parent dating

Single parent dating: Introducing your kids to your new love

By: Natasha Archary   I’ve been putting off writing about this for a good few months, so when I was ...
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Raising tolerant children

Raising tolerant, inclusive children

By: Natasha Archary   Parenting in the current global political climate is overwhelming. In an ideal world, the colour of ...
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Nanny or daycare? Weighing the pros and cons of childcare

 By: Natasha Archary     One of the most difficult decisions you will make as a parent is which childcare ...
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Understanding you and your child’s rights - Maintainance

Papgeld: Understanding you and your child’s rights

By Zuko Komisa The topic of absent fathers who don't support their children has been a major topic is South ...
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First aid

Supermommy to the rescue: First aid skills every parent should have

By: Natasha Archary   Nothing is scarier than having a little one who is in obvious distress, hurt or not ...
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Be vigilant missing children

Be vigilant: Too many children are going missing in South Africa

By: Natasha Archary   At the time this article was published, the decomposing body of a boy fitting Miguel Louw’s ...
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How much do you pay your Domestic Worker?

By Motlagae Konyana Most households require help and domestic workers/helpers are employed to help with taking care of the children ...
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Promised land: A reflection of South Africa’s development policy and approaches in the past 25 years

By Ndumiso Hadebe The dawn of a democratic dispensation in South Africa, after the oppressive and inhumane government of apartheid, ...
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Episode 1: Saths Cooper – A Conversation On Healing

By Dinika Naidoo Durban-born Dr Sathasivian “Saths” Cooper is prominently known for being one of the founding members, of the ...
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Voting elections

A quick guide to help you on voting day

By: Natasha Archary   In a few short weeks (27 days) South Africans will flock to polling stations to cast ...
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South Africa doesn’t have enough women in foreign policy. Why it matters.

By: Jo-Ansie van Wyk, University of South Africa Women Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Canada last year. Andre Pichette/EPA-EFE The first ...
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South Africa has a plan to fight prejudice. But it’s full of holes

Women and children at a Red Cross camp for displaced victims of xenophobic violence in Johannesburg. EFE-EPA /Kim Ludbrook By: ...
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‘Rape Day’: A new video game glorifying sexual assault raises questions about regulation

By: Dr Marika Guggisberg, CQUniversity Australia nhungboon/Shutterstock A graphic new video game called Rape Day, set to launch in April, ...
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Botswana joins list of African countries reviewing gay rights

By: Andrew Novak, George Mason University The High Court in Botswana is deliberating on a motion to legalise same-sex relationships. Shutterstock ...
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A Song, A Book and A Dish with Electoral Commission V.C. Mr. Terry Tselane

By Zuko Komisa In this week’s installment of A Song, A Book and A Dish, John Perlman spent time with ...
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South Africa gets help tracking down social media predators ahead of poll

By: Martin Plaut, School of Advanced Study A man makes his mark in South Africa’s general elections on May 7, ...
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The Day Chris Hani was assassinated

By David O'Sullivan 26 years ago, I remember that I was in the second year of studying for a miserable ...
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Cultural Appropriation: Are we too accepting of it?

By Zuko Komisa Whether it's the clothes we wear, the way we walk and talk, cultural appropriation has been a ...
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100 days to 100 years of Mandela

By Nomali Cele Nearly nine years ago, the Nelson Mandela Foundation and the United Nations launched the “Mandela Day” campaign ...
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[OPINION] Brandfort heritage for Winnie, a dream not deferred

By Unathi Sonwabile Henama May the spirit of Mama Winnie Mandela Rest in Peace. The apartheid government banished Winnie Madikizela-Mandela to ...
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Conspiracy theories: do you ever wonder?

By: Natasha Archary   Whether you love a good conspiracy theory or not, they’re out there, floating around cyber-space waiting ...
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Belonging to yourself

By Nomali Cele As a 26-year-old woman, I find myself at the point where most of my romanticism is fading ...
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The Psychological Impact Apartheid has had on the young generation

By Zuko Komisa Years of oppression tend to have a significant psychological impact on generations that follow. There is a ...
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David O’Sullivan on returning to Sharpeville on Human Rights Day

By David O'sullivan In 1988, a mate and I were on a quest to find historic sites and attempted to ...
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Vusi Thembekwayo hosts #InfluentialFridays on Kaya FM

Vusi Thembekwayo, venture capitalist, renowned global business speaker and author was our stand-in presenter on a well-received #InfluentialFridays show. The ...
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Zipho Sikhakhane talks authenticity on #InfluentialFridays

By Zuko Komisa Zipho Sikhakhane recently hosted our weekly three-hour show #InfluentialFridays exploring authenticity. Many know her as a sought-after ...
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Themba Baloyi hosts #InfluentialFridays

By Zuko Komisa Themba Baloyi, founder and executive director of Discovery Insure recently hosted an inspirational #InfluentialFridays show talking about ...
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Celibacy

Celibacy in the modern world. Could waiting strengthen your relationship?

By: Natasha Archary   Whatever happened to traditional dating?  In the age where finding a warm body to keep you ...
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Behind the filter

Behind the filter of the “Instagram perfect” couple – #GetRealAboutLove

By: Natasha Archary   Picture perfect. That’s what you need to achieve to gain traction on Instagram. A jetsetter lifestyle, ...
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Sexual desire

Losing sexual desire may not mean you no longer love your partner

By: Natasha Archary   We all experience dry spells. Married or not. There may be months where all you seem ...
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Nondenominational wedding

Nondenominational weddings: Personal touches are replacing the traditional

By: Natasha Archary   Nothing brings family together or creates divide quite like a wedding. With most couples today being ...
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‘Sex Of The Nation Address’ from Dr. Tlaleng

By Zuko Komisa This week's #InfluentialFridays show had a Valentine's Day conversation with a twist. Medical doctor, activist, facilitator, speaker, ...
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Nickel allergy

Before you get that piercing, beware. You could have a nickel allergy

By: Natasha Archary Body art and piercings have always been a form of self-expression and with many local and international ...
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See Johannesburg differently from the decks of Tsogo

By Nomali Cele Imagine being whisked away on a whirlwind tour of the city’s best sundowner spots. That was a ...
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Pet friendly hiking

Pet friendly hiking trails in the city

By: Natasha Archary It’s a good idea to take advantage of the final few days of Summer and spend time ...
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Stages of dating

Onto the next: The swift stages of dating today #GetRealAboutLove

By: Natasha Archary    How does one keep track of the stages in a relationship these days? It feels like ...
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Could coffee be the secret to building a strong team?

By: Natasha Archary   With more companies adopting the open office plan structure, one of the toughest tasks for any ...
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Euphoria Golf Lifestyle Estate: The perfect Golfing break outside Gauteng

By Motlagae Konyana Euphoria hydro golf lifestyle estate is minutes away from the Modimolle town center and less than two ...
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let us not be idol or stunned by fear let us not be so comfortable that we ignore another's grieving instead of ending what makes her grieve let us not be scared of the work because it's hard let us move the mountain because the mountain must move let us, oh lords above us and within let us be useful to our neighbors & tender their wounds let us be more bandage than blade unless the blade is needed let us be a sword against what does not bring us closer to home let us be dangerous to that which fails us and bring us a world good to us, all of us all us all us amen

Luxury train travel: The world’s most luxurious railway travel experiences

By Nomali Cele Plus a chance to win a trip on the Blue Train to the value of R32, 860! ...
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Royal Ritsako Game Lodge experience review

By Motlagae Konyana Ritsako game lodge is undoubtly among the perfect and ideal escapes from the city to relax in ...
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tourism month 2018

Tourism Month 2018: SA Tourism has deals planned

By Nomali Cele September is World Tourism Month, which is a month-long exercise meant to encourage people travelling more. Locally, ...
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Great activities you can do for free in any city

By Zuko Komisa We've all found ourselves in a new city. A completely unexplored environment for various reasons, that has ...
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Five experiences that prove the Eastern Cape is the adventure province

By Nomali Cele Last week we were invited by SA Tourism and the Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency to ...
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Off-peak travel

Off peak travel: Why it makes sense to travel before the annual rush

By: Natasha Archary   Can you believe we’re almost done with August 2018. Another two weeks left and we’ll be ...
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Peaceful Pumba Private Game Reserve and Spa

By Motlagae Konyana Grahamstown is surrounded by beautiful private game reserves and South African Tourism treated us to a stay ...
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Asambeni Mzansi Dialogue by SA Tourism

By Nomali Cele We love travel, so an invite to attend a panel discussion on local travel got an instant ...
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100 Ways to find Nelson Mandela in you

By Motlagae Konyana The South African Tourism industry is celebrating Nelson Nandela’s centenary at this year’s Africa Travel Indaba. In celebrating ...
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Four Money Lessons from Kevin Naidoo

By Nomali Cele On my My Money And Me, Thuli Magubane invites South Africans from different walks of life to ...
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Why under valuing families is a problem for South Africa’s economy

By: Linda M. Richter, University of the Witwatersrand Families and the state are equally responsible for contributing towards human capital ...
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Dr. Demartini shares knowledge on changing your behavior to prioritising wealth

By Zuko Komisa In an in-depth interview, Gugulethu Mfuphi spoke to Human Behavioral Specialist, Educator, Internationally Published Author and Business ...
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Working through the festive season, career, what to do when you have to work in the summer, tips for working in the festive season,

Working through the festive season

By Nomali Cele Some Afropolitans will be working through the festive season. Whether due to a lack of leave days ...
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5 things you should buy in the Black Friday sales

By Nomali Cele The Black Friday Sales are returning on 23 November for the 2018 edition. Already, retailers have been ...
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Tightening your budgeting ahead of the festive season.

Tighten your budgeting ahead of the festive season

By Zuko Komisa The festive season is just weeks away and you are wrapping up the year, and feeling the ...
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stretch your bonus

Ways to stretch your bonus this year

By Nomali Cele When times are hard, they can be hard on all fronts. Or, as the saying says, when ...
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Financial Future, planning your spending for the festive season

Invest in your financial future this festive season

The festive season is known to be notoriously expensive. Gifts for friends and family, holidays and, of course, the entertainment ...
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How to ask for a raise from your employer

By Motlagae Konyana Requesting a raise from your employer should be an easy part of your job.  However, a lot ...
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Rands

Feeling the pinch. How the average South African is stretching the R

By: Natasha Archary   Could someone give us protection from the spiraling increases in EVERYTHING? With another huge petrol price ...
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Secrecy and shame: How shame creates secrets

By Motlagae Konyana We live in a society and often come from communities whose rules, values and standards are predefined ...
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Body symptoms

The signals your body gives you and what they could mean

By: Natasha Archary   What would we do without the internet today? Before I cause anxiety attacks, relax, the internet ...
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Let your body heal itself with intermittent fasting

By Zuko Komisa Have you considered fasting? Does the thought of skipping your favorite daily meal not sit well with ...
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Understanding the Science behind the possible #HIV cure with Dr Sindi Van Zyl

By Zuko Komisa Regular feature on #KayaUncaptured with Dr. Sindi Van Zyl explored new developments on the cure of HIV ...
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Fresh Clean water: Are we headed for a water crisis?

By Zuko Komisa Water is the world's most precious commodity. Where do we stand on this? The Department of Water ...
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Review: We test the Yamaha MT-10 Tourer

By Mxolisi Mhlongo (sponsored content) Yamaha is known for manufacturing a lot of things including golf cars, boats, audio equipment ...
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Mahindra XUV500 W8 on review

By Mxolisi Mhlongo (sponsored content) Did you know that, in 1949, Mahindra began as a Jeep assembly, which led to ...
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Renault unveils limited edition Clio RS 18

By Mxolisi Mhlongo (sponsored content) Renault South Africa has launched a limited edition Clio RS 18 model to celebrate 40 ...
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Suzuki Auto unveils the new Suzuki Swift and Suzuki Dzire

By Nomali Cele Suzuki Auto South Africa is “the people’s brand” having won the Brand of the Year award in ...
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New Crafter launched in South Africa

By Mxolisi Mhlongo VW SA launched the new Crafter, which aims to revolutionise the commercial sector with economy, reliability, technology, ...
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Ace Khuse shares his Soweto derby memories.

Imagine scoring against the team you love? That’s how Donald “Ace” Khuse remembers his first ever Soweto derby. Khuse who ...
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Kaizer Chiefs’ dream is now Orlando Pirates reality

It is no secret that Ernest Middendorp holds Fadlu Davids in the high regard. The two coaches worked well together ...
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Komphela fuming over leaked letter.

Steve Komphela is fuming that his resignation letter was leaked. After resigning from Bloemfontein Celtic in December last year, his ...
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Kaya FM Sport Editor Mosibodi Whitehead wins big

By Nomali Cele Last week, our very own Mosibodi Whitehead, the Kaya FM Sport Editor, won big at the SAB ...
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Banyana were Divided Under Pauw – Dludlu

Former Banyana Banyana captain, Simphiwe Dludlu, has warned against the hiring of foreign coaches to lead South African national teams ...
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iThemba Walkathon

Take a stance on issues that matter to our communities and create positive change by ...
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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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Pork Neck Roast with Pumpkin Fritters and Couscous A #JustDelicious Pork Neck Roast, pan-fried until golden, ...
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Marinated Loin Ribs with Stuffed Spinach and Corn Bread #JustDelicious Marinated Loin Ribs are braaied ...
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Rib Burger Steamed Buns Our #JustDelicious rib burger and an appetising mixture of red onions, ...
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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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