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Kruger goes Disney

The growth of the black middle class has prompted SANParks to build luxury hotels in Kruger National Park.

D-Day for DA, Zuma

The Pretoria High Court will disclose today whether it has granted the DA's application for an order reinstating the 783 charges of corruption against President Jacob Zuma.

Chop price of chops - farmers

Retailers are using the drought to pull the wool over your eyes over sky-high meat prices.

Spanks damage kids

Children who are spanked are more likely to defy their parents, behave anti-socially and experience increased aggression and mental health problems.

Wits gets new blitz

Wits University has hired 11 black academics at a cost of R3.2-million in its latest attempt to transform itself.

Tourist dream blows up

Potential buyers of the Royal Mail Ship St Helena might have to wait to set sail aboard the vessel.

Gangs of New York bust

New York police and prosecutors are celebrating what they described as the biggest "takedown" of gangs in the city's history this week, following a series of dawn raids across the Bronx.

Chiefs' mojo rising

Kaizer Chiefs could not have chosen a better time to get back to their winning ways.

Batten down the hatches

Springbok centres Damian de Allende and Juan de Jongh will be united for the first time this season when the Stormers meet the Waratahs at Newlands on Saturday.

Scholtz in the deep end

Lions coach Johan Ackermann has no qualms about throwing young players in at the deep end.

If information is power, put it in the hands of the people

It's about time. The Gauteng government's decision to upgrade libraries and to build new ones across the province should be welcomed.

The Big Read: Fleeing from the naked truth

One of the truths I live by is: "You never regret a swim."

Orange the new black on Champs Day

Nothing rhymes with orange. And if the racing fundis have got it right, nothing will match strides with a horse carrying orange silks on Champions Day at Turffontein tomorrow.

Facebook leviathan blows away all predictions

Facebook's quarterly revenue rose more than 50%, easily beating Wall Street expectations as its wildly popular mobile app and a push into live video lured new advertisers and encouraged existing ones to boost spending.

Welcome to Buffett's Woodstock

Warren Buffett, the world's third-richest man, and his Berkshire Hathaway will welcome tens of thousands of people to Omaha at the weekend for the company's annual shareholder gathering.

Movie Review: Herzog fails on an epic scale

You would think that the story of the single-minded Gertrude Bell - explorer, spy, traveller, adviser to the British Empire on the dividing up of the Ottoman Empire after World War 1 - would be the perfect fodder for Werner Herzog.

Rabbits on the run again

If the 1978 version and its theme song Bright Eyes made you cry then you'll be glad to know that the BBC and Netflix are teaming up to produce a four-part animated version of Watership Down.

Series: The wild, wild Midwest: 'Fargo' the smartest show on TV

It's back to the bleak wintry Midwest for the second season of Fargo (MNet Edge, Channel 102 DStv), the spin-off series from the Coen Brothers' hit 1996 movie of the same name, and what is easily the smartest show on TV at the moment.

'Sawubona': It's the call-centre star here

Call-centre agent Esperanca de Tavares spends her days saying "Hello" to hundreds of people - now she is also singing it.

Black filmmakers left out of the picture

The Gauteng Film Commission has been criticised for spending 75% of its budget on salaries while young black filmmakers struggle to crack it in the industry.