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Robert Laing

Robert Laing

    SA scores highly on parking-ticket corruption indicator
    SA scores highly on parking-ticket corruption indicator
    The average South African diplomat in New York has 34 unpaid parking tickets, indicating our country is the world's 26th most corrupt, according to...
    From cybersex to lesbian erotica
    From cybersex to lesbian erotica
    If Dorothy Parker and the rest of the Twenties' New York literary set were transported to contemporary Johannesburg, they would hang out at the...
    R3,5bn to make JIA a better place
    R3,5bn to make JIA a better place
    A scrum to get through passport control and luggage collection, no parking available for anyone who has come to meet you and little chance of...
    Jo'burg loses its 'passion pit'
    Jo'burg loses its 'passion pit'
    Communist Alert! Johannesburg's Top Star drive-in has closed after 48 years and will literally vanish without a trace over the next three years....
    A modem tragicomedy
    A modem tragicomedy
    Never mind Cujo the dog or Christine the car. Imagine the horror of finding a slip from the post office saying this month's Telkom bill is too big...
    Platinum's hard drive
    Platinum's hard drive
    Laptop sales have overtaken desktop sales in the United Kingdom, according to retailer PC World. This may not have happened in South Africa yet,...
    Outdoor magazine toutrek
    Outdoor magazine toutrek
    Measured by the South African Advertising Research Foundation's readership figures, Getaway magazine is the biggest title in the outdoor...
    SA bids $50m for telescope
    SA bids $50m for telescope
    South Africa has allocated nearly $50-million to win the site bid for the world's largest telescope, the Square Kilometre Array (SKA).
    Have PC, will invest
    Have PC, will invest
    After the shocking details Pension Funds Adjudicator Vuyani Ngalwana brought to light on the hefty sales commissions and administration fees...
    Have PC, will invest
    Have PC, will invest
    After the shocking details Pension Funds Adjudicator Vuyani Ngalwana brought to light on the hefty sales commissions and administration fees...
    China's voracious African appetite
    China's voracious African appetite
    Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao's visit to a selection of African countries next week highlights the growing importance of resource-rich Africa to the...
    Sports-mad SA deficient in betting stakes
    Sports-mad SA deficient in betting stakes
    The World Cup 2006 will be the biggest betting event in history, surpassing even the United States's Super Bowl or National Collegiate Athletic...