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Last broadcast for Riaan Cruywagen

Lisa van Wyk watches Riaan Cruywagen's last broadcast and realises just why so many people will miss him.

Gangnam Style, the Ai Weiwei way

Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has had a tough few years, but he's still found time to create a bizarre Gangnam Style parody.

Pensive pussycat viral video(s) of the week

The world is a confusing, crazy place. Especially if you are a cat, apparently.

Warm squishy viral video of the week: Feel Inside and Stuff Like That

Comedy duo Flight of the Conchords took absurd suggestions from the mouths of babes to raise funds for a New Zealand-based charity Cure Kids.

Red Hot Chili Peppers fans left in the dark over ticket sales

Confusion over early bird ticket sales have left many fans frustrated and worried that they could miss out on the tickets they want.

Cancellation of pro-Palestinian documentary is ‘discriminatory’

The Labia Theatre in Cape Town has come under fire from the Right2Know campaign after cancelling a screening of "Roadmap to Apartheid".

The Spear: Avert your eyes, children

Film and Publications Board has classified "The Spear" on the grounds that it contains nudity. But what other famous artworks have they missed?

Fine art and fragile egos

The M&G rounds up other artworks in SA that have ruffled the feathers of politicians.

Remembering Anton Hammerl and those he left behind

Renowned photojournalists are donating work for an auction to support the children of photographer Anton Hammerl.

Jacob Zuma: Hey girls

America has a feminist Ryan Gosling and the <i>Mail & Guardian</i> bring you polygamous Jacob Zuma.

Lauryn Hill: Killing them softly

It seems that US singer Lauryn Hill failed to live up to the hype last night at the Cape Town International Jazz Festival.

Durban’s white elephants left to rot

For the past two years, Andries Botha's incomplete elephant sculptures have stood abandoned in Warwick Junction, Durban, slowly being destroyed.

Treasure house of the mind

The newly refurbished Johannesburg City library aims to re-establish the historic building's reputation as the "heart of the city".

Valentine’s Day cards gone wrong

Everyone needs a cheesy Valentine's Day card. Especially Jacob Zuma, Barack Obama and Luis Suarez.

Famous females, fatal flaws

Whitney Houston joins a long list of women whose fame and success have been overshadowed by personal tragedy and addictions.

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Finance probe into the Ingonyama Trust Board goes ahead

The threat of legal action from ITB chairperson Jerome Ngwenya fails to halt forensic audit ordered by the land reform minister

Fake trafficking news targets migrants

Exaggerated reports on social media of human trafficking syndicates snatching people in broad daylight legitimate xenophobia while deflecting from the real problems in society

Female cops sent for rape counselling

Brigadier Sifiso Cele denies the rape allegations, saying that they are part of a smear campaign and that criminal charges should have been opened if the accusations were true

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Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

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