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Bushiri and wife granted bail of R100,000 each

Self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife have been granted bail of R100,000 each. They are facing charges of fraud, money laundering and contravening the Prevention of Organised Crime Act. Magistrate Martin Van Wyk said the accused had to provide compelling reasons for him to grant bail because the crimes they were being accused of fell under […]

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Tsoseletso Motsieloa from Kagisho Secondary School: 6 DISTINCTIONS!

The class of 2018 has seen an outstanding performance from Tsoseletso Motsieloa, a learner from Kagisho Comprehensive Secondary School in Bloemfontein, Free State. Tsoseletso gave out an excellent performance in her final matric results and achieved a total of 6 distinctions, which are as follows: 93% in Physical Sciences; 88% in Life Sciences; 85% in […]

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Coca-Cola ventures into Cannabis

The world’s largest beverage company may be the next industry giant to jump into the cannabis drinks business. Coca-Cola says it is monitoring the nascent industry and is interested in CBD – the non-psychoactive ingredient in marijuana – for beverages as soda consumption slows. The soft-drinks maker is in talks with a major Canadian marijuana […]

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Serena fined after US Open final outburst

Serena Williams has been fined $17,000 ( R259 025,60) by the US Tennis Association in the wake her outburst during a controversial US Open final loss to Japan’s Naomi Osaka. The American star was fined for coaching, racquet abuse and for verbal abuse when she accused umpire Carlos Ramos of being “a thief” during Saturday’s […]

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MultiChoice eyes job cuts as DStv struggles against Netflix

MultiChoice may be forced to shed jobs as DStv continues to battle new entrants into its market, namely Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and other streaming services, according to a report in the Sunday Times. The report stated that the media institution has asked many employees to reapply for their positions with as many as 200 […]