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Best of 2013: Games

Ines Schumacher and Ben Kelly take a look at the top five games of the year.

At last we get another bite of the apple

Apple's iTunes music service finally arrived on South African shores, nine years after it debuted in the United States.

Thing of beauty: Articulate yourself in cool retro style

Sadly, most of the external microphones on the market look as though they have been designed by the same group of taste-deficient designers.

iPad, therefore I love computers

The tablet has revolutionised the way its enthusiastic users work, live and play.

Josie Field — delivering the goods

Josie Field's third studio album, <i>1984</i>, delivers everything that her fans would expect her to and more.

The top projects from South Africa

Danielle Boer from St Dominic's Academy undertook a project to see if playing music in factories would increase workers' productivity and mood.

Taking science to the fair

Lack of funds slows progress in growing local science expo.

DStv mobile hits the market

Besides some obvious limitations, the service fills a gap between radio and television writes <b>Ben Kelly</b>.

Full speed ahead for broadband express

Cell C's rolling out of its new network seems to be paying dividends.

North West leads way in ARV roll-out

Public-private partnership shows solid benefits

Community tourism gives visitors a taste of homestay sweet homestay

Accommodation and entertainment by and for the community adds an unusual sense of welcome and purpose to one's holiday experience.

Sun of a gun technology

Concentrated photovoltaic solar energy project introduces another industry player.

Province’s master plan to kick-start job creation

The minerals-rich province aims to diversify its industrial base to create sustainable employment.

Intelligent use of data

Small businesses can find clever, affordable ways to access market research, writes <b>Ben Kelly</b>.

Weathering the storm

The property sector is poised to reap the benefits of an improved economic climate, writes <b>Ben Kelly</b>.

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Hopefield: Brutal police vs brutalised citizens

The small town’s residents, who say they’ve been terrorised by rogue police officers for years, were unsurprised when Reginald Linnerd was found beaten to death in a holding cell

Western Cape warned not to be complacent about flat-lining Covid-19 cases

The Western Cape, which once had the highest number of Covid-19 cases in South Africa, is seeing a steady decline in active cases

Sisulu axes another water board

Umgeni Water’s board in KwaZulu-Natal was appointed irregularly by her predecessor, the water and sanitation minister claims

Press Releases

Associate general accountant reveals why she chose to work in the public sector ­– and stayed

Rakshika Danilala is part of the team tasked with auditing the R500-billion fiscal package allocated by government to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic

Accounting for sustainability: A South African case study

The accountancy profession has been recognised and seen its models replicated as successful models for projects that contribute towards the SDGs

Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond

This webinar on Debt Management, sponsored by Debt Rescue, had its experts share a practical approach to debt management amid this crisis and beyond

NSTF-South32 Awards

All of the awards are made for outstanding contributions to science, engineering, technology and innovation in South Africa

The benefits of being a GEMS member

The scheme offers comprehensive and affordable healthcare options to all public service employees and greater access to better healthcare

The evolution of South Africa’s savings culture

A common misconception is that you need a lot of money to start saving, but this is simply not true – you can start with R50

Tobacco producers welcome new research confirming that cigarette ban has failed

Every day that goes by shows the importance of getting rid of this ban and going back to producing and selling cigarettes as we were before

Cost increases sharing of cigarettes

Many people are questioning whether the ban on tobacco in South Africa is not in fact having the opposite effect of that intended

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