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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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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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UPDATE: Markham robbers still at large

Markham robbers are still being sought by the SAPS No arrests have yet been made, following yesterday’s (February 14) brazen robbery at Markham, Scott Street. According to Newcastle SAPS spokesperson, Captain Jabulani Ncube, the suspects entered the store and held the staff up at gunpoint. Horrified staff members were then tied up. With the staff …

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Jacob Zuma resigns as South African president

Jacob Zuma steps down as president. Jacob Zuma has officially resigned as President of South Africa. Addressing the media at the Union Building in Pretoria on Wednesday, February 14, Jacob Zuma explained his resignation comes following the National Executive Committee’s (NEC) verdict to have him recalled. Despite disagreeing with the NEC, Zuma says he will …

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Local philanthropist encourages girl power

Local philanthropist encourages girl power A male dominated world is becoming a thing of the past, with women adding their compassionate touch to our environment. This is evident within the ranks of St Dominics Newcastle’s Power Circle. A power circle is an initiative formed by Leave No Girl Behind founders, Haseena and Shameema Patel. The …

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Vehicle smashes into store’s wall – CBD Newcastle.

Vehicle smashes into store’s wall – CBD Newcastle. A motor vehicle smashed into a store’s wall this morning, February 7. This follows a collision at the intersection of Murchison and Allen Streets, shortly before 7am. Circumstances surrounding the collision are unclear. However, it is speculated a car skipped a red traffic light, colliding into another …

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