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  • KWV  Supplied KWV World’s best for second successive year

    KWV’s 12 year Barrel Select Brandy was named Worldwide Best Brandy, winning the 2014 Worldwide Brandy Trophy Award at this year’s prestigious International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) awards ceremony in London.

  • Global education leagues published (Corbis Mike Kemp)The World's Top Ten Education Systems

    Find out which are the top 10 education systems in the world, plus some other notable countries.

  • Strike affects building sectorStrike affects building sector

    The metal sector strike has disrupted the supply of building materials to contractors, Master Builders SA (MBSA) said on Wednesday.

  • Hive-Inn (Ova Studio)Top Ten Industrial Hotels

    From crates to former factories, we take a look at the world's less cosy, more cool hotels...

  • Maree: farmers and police must be pro-active Maree: farmers and police must be pro-active

    Police and farmers must be more pro-active against crime on farms, Free State Agriculture spokesman Bernard Maree said on Tuesday.

  • Seifsa not weakening NumsaSeifsa not weakening Numsa

    Seifsa's withdrawal of its "final" wage offer in the metals and engineering industries would not weaken Numsa's resolve, the union said on Tuesday.

  • Brics create development bankBrics create development bank

    The BRICS group of emerging powers on Tuesday created a Shanghai-based development bank and a reserve fund seen as alternatives to Western-led institutions.

  • Lehohla shied away from recession speculationLehohla shied away from recession speculation

    Statistician-General Pali Lehohla on Monday shied away from speculation that South Africa's economy may have shrunk further during the second quarter of this year.

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  • Retired Couple  Rex Features Help Retirees To Save And Grow Your Brand

    More and more South African companies are offering retirees some form of financial relief...

  • Online  Anatoliy Babiy\Getty Images Fresh Content Ideas For Your Online Presence

    Many small business owners perform the role of maintaining their enterprise’s online presence, which generally includes the website or blog, and social media channels like Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

  • Customer Service   Getty Images Customer Service 101

    Perhaps I’m just getting grouchier but on the whole it seems as though the level of customer service in South Africa is going from dismal to downright appalling...

  • Thinking  Tomas Rodriguez Corbis Increase Your Productivity

    No one person can do everything, and understanding how to pick your tasks is a key step towards making the best use of your time. Make these choices second nature before starting your tasks to make 2014 one of the most productive yet.

  • social media law  Nihat Dursun.Getty Images What The Law Says About Social Media

    Nicole Smalberger, an Associate at Adams & Adams​ Attorneys​, unpacks two key legal issues that arise from the use of social media platforms: copyright infrigment and defamation.

  • Is reference checking legal?    Is reference checking legal?  c. Science Photo Library.Corbis Is Reference Checking Legal?

    In order to assess job applicants for qualities such as punctuality, reliability and honesty, reference checking has always been the key screening technique... but where does one draw the line?

  • app helps farmers   123ducu.Getty Images App Helps Farmers Solve Animal Health Issues

    High-tech Scots excellence will help tens of millions of farmers across Africa to solve animal health issues, Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon revealed today.

  • Using Social Media  airdone.Getty Images 4 Social Media Trends Every Marketer Must Know

    Joseph Neusu, digital marketing specialist at social network, shares his insights into current trends in social media marketing.



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  • Sting  FilmMagic. Getty Images Sting Cuts Kids Out Of R3 Billion Will

    Rock legend Sting has announced that he won't be leaving his riches to his children, as he feels they would only be "albatrosses around their necks.'

  • Students Find Money In Couch  ASSOCIATED PRESS Students Find R500K In Their Couch

    What would you do if you bought a second-hand couch and found R500 000 stuffed inside it? Three roommates in America were faced with just that moral dilemma recently...

  • Man Throws Away Winning Lottery Tickets  Associated Press Man Throws Out $1.25m Lottery Tickets

    A US citizen residing in Pennsylvania accidentally threw out lottery tickets worth $1.25 million between them after he read the numbers incorrectly, the New York Daily News reported.

  • Man Fakes Deaths For R4.2 Million  Wikimedia Commons Man Fakes Deaths For R4.2 Million

    A former Australian funeral director has this week been accused of faking deaths for large insurance pay-outs totalling R4.2 million.