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/ 23 October 2007

Lucky Dube fans pour hearts out on blog

After the death of South African reggae legend Lucky Dube last week in an apparent hijacking attempt in Johannesburg, much was said about the singer’s worldwide appeal — and a flood of responses to a blog on the <i>Mail & Guardian Online</i>’s <i>Thought Leader</i> website was further proof of his star quality.

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/ 1 October 2007

Rosy future for SA online retail

South African online retail is turning into a healthy and attractive business as more consumers access broadband and become more comfortable with online shopping, internet research firm World Wide Worx reported on Monday. By the end of this year, online spending on retail goods is expected to have grown by more than 35%.

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/ 6 September 2007

SA blogs on the rise

Something is stirring in the South African blogosphere, says electronic-media analyst Arthur Goldstuck. This year will probably be remembered as a time when blogs came of age, with more than 600&nbsp;000 internet users visiting blogs by their fellow South Africans in just one month.