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A Fresh Start
ONE whole year. That’s how long it’s been since Harry and Meghan dropped the bombshell that rocked the royal family and sent shock waves around the world. The golden couple were quitting The Firm. They wanted a future where they called the shots, dec
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Ask Dr Louise
Q My husband and I have a five-year-old daughter whom I basically raised alone as we lived apart – him with his parents, and our daughter and I with my grandparents. Even though we lived close to one another he never made an effort to spend much time
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A Nice Day Out
WHEN she heard the cheer go up, Maisie squeezed herself through the crowd, nearer to the metal barrier, and leaned over to see who was getting out of the long black limousine this time. She’d queued since the early hours of the morning to make sure s
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A Decidedly Dazzling Duke
JUICY gossip, glorious gowns, whiffs of salacious scandal and secrets galore – there’s a lot that has fans hooked on Netflix’s latest sensation, Bridgerton. But one of the biggest reasons people are flocking to the streaming giant to check out the p
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They Make Life Feel Whole Again
DON’T let the twins’ cheery chuckles fool you – that cooing cuteness can turn into an ear-piercing wail in a flash, their mom says. But each time Karen Swanepoel (45) hears the word “Mommy” it makes the drama and hecticness of having a pair of busy t
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YOUR MONEY SORTED Security Measures For Digital Banking
IF YOU bank online, you’ll have noticed that your transactions now include extra security measures. This is a bid by banks to stamp out fraud and ensure that you can transact safely. Here’s a look at some of the steps that are being taken to keep you
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Two-million-year-old Skull Found In SA Cave
AUSTRALIAN researchers have discovered a two-million-year-old skull in the Drimolen palaeocave system near Johannesburg. The skull belongs to Paranthropus robustus – a distant cousin to humans. Paranthropus robustus roamed the earth at around the sam
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All About The Bridgertons
The show is based on a series of books by romance novelist Julia Quinn. The novels are centred on the children of the late Viscount Bridgerton, with one book dedicated to each child. Adding sauciness to the mix is a secret gossip columnist, voiced by
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Teen Makes Sa Medical History
THE doctors couldn’t believe their eyes. The girl had arrived at the hospital looking like an ordinary teenager – but X-rays of her chest revealed something they hadn’t seen before. Dimpho Dithebe was missing one of the most vital bones in the human
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Your Stars
With your planet, Uranus, finally going forward after months of being in retrograde, things seem to be working in your favour this week. Whether you’re moving home, renovating or redecorating, that domestic project can now finally get the green light
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The Drimolen Cave System
The Drimolen palaeocave system was discovered in 1992 by geologist André Keyser. It’s located in the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, which also includes Maropeng and the Sterkfontein Caves. Situated about 50km north-west of Johannesburg, it’
You South Africa1 min. leídosRegional & Ethnic
AKA Tries A Different Kind Of Grill FIRE IT UP!
AKA a braai guy? Clearly 2020 had many of us discovering new talents. The rapper hosts The Braai Show with AKA on SABC 1, grilling other celebrities while enjoying a braai. A second season is now in the works. “Braaing is a South African tradition,”
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Six Spread Far And Wide
THEY weren’t all expected to live – sextuplets were rare back in the 1970s and the six babies were really tiny, weighing from just over 2kg to barely a kilogram. But the Rosenkowitz sextuplets were soon making history. They became the first sextuplet
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Famous Birthdays
■ Capricorn is represented by the symbol of the mountain goat. ■ It’s the 10th sign of the Zodiac, and Cancer is the opposite sign. ■ Their element is Earth, which makes them practical and sensible. ■ Their modality is cardinal, which means they take
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Around The World
Italy’s competition authority has fined tech giant Apple nearly R180 million because it apparently misled customers about the water-resistance of iPhones. According to its ads, iPhone models 8 to 11 are waterproof for 30 minutes up to a depth of 4m.
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WOMANDLA! Nambitha’s Strong Foundation
It’s safe to say she’s on a roll. Not only is Nambitha Ben-Mazwi starring in hot Netflix show, How To Ruin Christmas: The Wedding, she was handpicked by US superstar Beyoncé to appear in her Black is King short film and took home the international Wo
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Keep Your Energy Levels Up In 2021
There are days when you bounce out of the house, ready for whatever life throws at you, and there are days when you really don’t. The difference is often down to emotional energy, which accounts for up to two-thirds of your va-va-voom, according to U
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Laugh A Little
A witness takes the stand in a political corruption trial and is being questioned by the state. “Isn’t it true,” the prosecutor asks, “that you accepted R100 000 to compromise this case?” The witness stares out of the window as if he didn’t hear the
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Bitcoin Value Reaches New Peak
THE cryptocurrency bit-coin reached a record high in December when its price rose to more than $22 400 (about R300 000). The last time it came close to $22 000 was in 2017, and since then it’s also dropped to under $3 300 at times. However, in 2020 b
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So Long 2020!
Lerato Kganyago dressed up and hosted a virtual party for her 2,4 million Instagram followers. Roxy Burger donned pink pyjamas and quaffed bubbly to see in the new year. JP and Sue Duminy stayed at home and sent off the year with a cheeky kiss.
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Power Up That Nap
While sleep gives our muscles a chance to rest and repair, the reason it’s so refreshing might be in our heads – literally. “During the day, we take in lots of information that gets coded in the brain through the strengthening of the physical connect
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Leisure
HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER E.TV THURSDAY 22:00 Annalise (Viola Davis) returns to her family home to pick up the pieces of her shattered life.
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Paraplegia
HOW TO SAY IT: pa-ruh-plee-juh Paraplegia is a condition where someone can’t feel or move the bottom half of their body. It’s usually the result of an accident that caused a spinal-cord injury. The spinal cord sends impulses from the brain to the res
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Aren’ t You ... ?
The Harry Potter actor regularly gets mistaken for Elijah (39) and says he has no time for fans who approach him to ask if he’s the famous hobbit. “If you come up and say, ‘Are you Elijah Wood?’ I’ll say no, and I won’t tell you who I am,” Daniel (31
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FOOD TRENDS Big in 2021
The Covid-19 pandemic escalated the already growing trend for foods that boost the immune system. Consumers are taking more supplements and eating foods that are high in zinc (baked beans, red meat, poultry, oysters and nuts), selenium (eggs, turkey,
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TV Movies: Thurs 14 – Wed 20 January
■ CONFUSED BY LOVE ★★★★ 2015, 71 min, PG13L, e.tv, 00:00. Romantic drama. An author and his wife invite his wealthy friend and a former girlfriend to stay with them to stop their house from being repossessed. Keith Mascoll. ■ FOUR LIONS ★★★★ 2010, 97
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Pic Of The Week
Police officers patrol an empty Durban beach in December. In early December, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced beaches in KwaZulu-Natal will be closed on public holidays to curb the spread of Covid-19. ■
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They Like To Do What? CELEBRITIES AND THEIR UNUSUAL HOBBIES
The Australian actress is reportedly fascinated by the old-fashioned hobby of numismatics, or coin collecting. More specifically, it’s said she’s mostly interested in silver Hebrew coins that originated in Ancient Judea. Turns out the singer and act
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Fashion Trends
One of the biggest trends on the runway for spring/summer is the all-white ensemble. From the runway to the street, a white-on-white combo is a fashion statement. It looks sleek and crisp and is undoubtedly one of the hottest looks of the year. Noth
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Mank
MANK, THE LEGEND Gary Oldman takes the lead in this Netflix film about old Hollywood based on the life of movie writer Herman J Mankiewicz, aka Mank. Mank is the man who co-wrote Citizen Kane, which is considered by many to be one of the greatest mov
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