Luke Phillips

Luke Phillips works from Beckenham, Kent, UK. Writer, wordsmith and blogger interested in the natural and not so natural worlds around us. My first novel 'Shadow Beast' out now! Luke Phillips has over 566 followers on Twitter.

Etzebeth ‘full out’ for World Cup despite assault case

Etzebeth, 27, allegedly insulted, assaulted and pointed a gun at a 42-year-old homeless man in Langebaan in August

Wayde van Niekerk grabs 200m silver to complete incredible week

Ramil Guliyev's win may not have been following the script the organisers wished for after Justin Gatlin's win in the 100m.

‘Heartbroken’ Makwala surges into 200m final, Van Niekerk double on track

Botswana's Isaac Makwala admitted to being fuelled by anger as he ran two rounds of the 200m – one on his own – to reach the final.

Wayde Van Niekerk targets Johnson double after 400m domination

Wayde van Niekerk's bid for a first world double since 1995 now turns to the 200m after he stormed to a comfortable victory in the 400m.

Blitzboks beat Scots in Paris final, clinch series

South Africa were crowned winners of this season's World Rugby Sevens Series, beating Scotland 15-5 in the final of the penultimate leg in Paris.

Pistorius: Able-bodied athletes have no issue with me

Double amputee Oscar Pistorius has said that able-bodied athletes had no beef with him competing at the top table of the world athletics circuit.

2011: Perfect year for All Blacks

Despite a series of setbacks that had the nation worried, New Zealand ended 24 years of disappointed by winning the Rugby World Cup this year.

France confident ahead of World Cup final

France are confident they will pose New Zealand problems in Sunday's World Cup final and have dismissed suggestions they'll resort to dirty tactics.

France slip into Rugby World Cup final

France have advanced to the World Cup final with a narrow 9-8 win over a Wales team reduced to 14 men after the sending off of their captain.

Ramrod Roberts at the heart of Welsh revival

Jamie Roberts will be aiming to produce another midfield masterclass of hard-running attack and miserly defence when Wales tackle France on Saturday.

Beaten France class of 2007 wary of semifinal woe

French players involved in the national team's semifinal exit at the last World Cup have vowed to do their best to prevent it happening again.

‘No second chances’ against the Springboks

Wales will be offered "no second chances" when they kick off their World Cup against defending champions South Africa.

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Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

Security and Compliance Evolution in the Data Revolution

Organisations must adopt a risk-based approach to compliance and rely on technology to mitigate that risk and on people and process controls as well

Covid-19 vs Child Nutrition

Children are being impacted severely across the world because of things such as reduced immunisation as health services prioritise treating Covid-19 cases

MTN’s network innovation sees 5G launched at 100 sites countrywide

MTN South Africa has launched its widely accessible 5G network – the first of MTN’s 21 operations across Africa and the Middle East

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