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Freaky Friday: Five of the most unexpected ways to die

When death comes knocking Death is the one constant in life. However, death is not one for monotony and comes knocking in highly unusual ways. Here are five of the most unusual deaths ever recorded. When you have a killer beard Beards are a sign of manliness, separating the men from the boys. Hans Steininger …

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Supermom Mandisa Nxele, raising her family one day at a time

Supermom Mandisa Nxele, a woman of strength Agatha Christie once said, “A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dates all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.” Working as a full-time clinical psychologist at Newcastle Regional Hospital, while raising four …

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Eric de Wet brings the smack down to Nigeria

Eric claws his way through All Africa Championships Walking onto the wrestling mat, Eric de Wet sets his sights on his opponent. The time is here, and he needs to dominate. Cougars Wrestling Club member, Eric recently participated in the All Africa Championships in Nigeria. A tournament which sees the best of the best in …

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Visual impairment in children is on the rise. What should you do?

Visual impairment in children is on the rise. Is there an increase in visual impairment among children? As a parent, when was the last time you took your child to the optometrist? “There has been an increase in visual impairment among children. This is because they spend so much time on their tablets and cellphones,” …

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With izinwele ezinhle , comes great care.

The ideal way for African queens to care for their hair. The quest for radiant hair is an arduous journey, often filled with uncertainty. While hair does not make the woman, great hair makes a woman feel like a the only woman on earth. The African woman is a unique individual, her hair a trademark …

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Using WhatsApp on your Landline…Say What?

WhatsApp, no longer just for mobile phones. The communications world is one of constant change. From SMS to BBM and then Whats app. It is constantly diversifying and refining its platforms. Now welcome to the next revolution from the facebook owned giant, Landline messaging. WhatsApp is one social network which is breaking barriers down when …

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Are you breaking the law through your internet activity?

How you can break the law with a click of a button. Do you believe you are a law-abiding citizen? Do you frown upon criminals and their lifestyles? Don’t answer yes too quickly. You could be breaking the law through your daily internet activities and not even be aware of it. Here are seven illegal …

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Paula dominates Kenyan Open and Para Swimming Championships

Paula van Zyl swims her way to victory Walking up to the pool, a sense of calm fills her. The deafening cheers of the crowd, nothing but a vague background noise. She fades into a world where it is only her and the water. The sign is given, Paula van Zyl dives into the pool. …

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Chinese community welcomes the Year of the Dog

Welcoming the Chinese New Year with a touch of culture The Chinese New Year has officially dawned, bringing the promise of new hopes and dreams. Welcoming the Year of the Dog, the Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry is determined to bring a touch of the Orient to the Newcastle community. This follows the New …

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Facebook, changing the world one like at a time.

Facebook, the digital platform of the world Imagine being told today, that you are no longer allowed to use social media. No Facebook, no Twitter, no Instagram. Absolutely nothing. Can you imagine disconnecting from the digital world for the last time? Shutting it all down and traveling back in time to landlines, printed post and …

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