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SA Netflix competitor ShowMax for R99 per month

ShowMax Premium will cost <b>R99 per month</b> and offer subscribers unlimited viewing of movies and shows in the service’s catalogue.<p>News of the pricing of …

Amazon expands in SA, creating jobs

Read time 3min 20sec<p>Amazon will hire more than 250 people in SA to fill highly-skilled technical roles in the next year.<p>Amazon is expanding its …

Like it or not, SA schools set to teach Mandarin

Engineer not sitting on the fence with his invention

Thomas Hartleb, News24<p>Draadsitter (Picture: Ernst Pretorius)<p>Video<p>High school student Megan Laughton won the Woolworths Making the Difference Through …

Curious case of the missing box solved 17 years later

Amanda Khoza, News24<p>Durban - It was her recent trip to South Africa to bury her mother that reminded Jeannette Smith of the importance of …

Quiz: can you match these SA landmarks to their cities?

Who lives in a giant pineapple close to the sea? Well, that would be giving it away, now wouldn’t it?<p>South Africa is known as a land of natural …

Air Pollution Killing 4,000 in China a Day, U.S. Study Finds

Air pollution is killing about 4,000 people in China a day, accounting for 1 in 6 premature deaths in the world's most populous country, a new study finds.<p>Physicists at the University of California, Berkeley, calculated that about 1.6 million people in China die each year from heart, lung and …

Pollution

An Absurdly Complete Guide to Understanding Whiskey

What really makes whiskey taste like whiskey? If flavor truly just came down to a simple formula of distilling ratios of grains plus time spent in a barrel, then there wouldn’t be an infinite range of tastes, profiles and qualities. There’s a world of whiskey geekdom to explore, all of the finer …

The transformation of Kibera from Africa's largest slum to promised land

Located just five kilometres from Kenya’s vibrant capital Nairobi, Kibera is the world's third-largest slum. Roughly one million residents live in …

The wondrous horses of the Bot Rivier wetlands

Every now and then, a flurry of ripples dances towards me across the otherwise mirror-smooth surface of the Bot River estuary as I steer my kayak …

New Hampshire

Contemporary Design Africa

I coudn’t be more delighted to see that Skinny laMinx has been included in this fabulous book called <i>Contemporary Design Africa,</i> by Tapiwa Matsinde …

Cape Town

Pictures of the Week 8.13.15

Pakistan

New wearable panic button

As its name suggests, new Connecticut-based startup Wearsafe develops wearable safety products. Later this year, it will launch the Wearsafe Tag and …

RUDO MUSEKWIA CELEBRATES AFRICAN WOMEN

Artist Ruramai ‘Rudo’ Musekiwa’s is celebrating <i></i>Women’s Month with a poster series called <i>Sibahle,</i> featuring phenomenal African women.<p>The …

Sam Reinders walked the Tankwa Camino - a 250 km route through an untouched semi-desert piece of land. Do you have a hiking route on your bucket list? Find more information about the Tankwa Camino here: http://www.tankwacamino.com/

Château de Beauvoir

so there i was going down a google image rabbit hole and i found pictures of this beautiful château filled with flowers, and paintings of flowers, …

Painting

Embracing cultural identity and pride, Kéré Architecture has opened a medical centre built using vernacular methods as part of the Burkina Faso Opera Village in Laongo. http://inda.ba/1Nstkq4

Here is what you can expect in the M&G tomorrow. Africa's best read. http://t.co/kLH6gVV8zr

10 train journeys to dream about

There’s nothing quite like travelling by train, listening to the rhythmic rumble as the wheels clack over the tracks and the world flashes past the …

This is one of the images currently featured in my exhibition at Patricia Conde Galería (@patriciacondegaleria) in Mexico. The exhibition runs until September 3rd, I hope you can visit if you're in the area. I took this image of men fishing in Weligama off the South coast of Sri Lanka.

Homeless woman who picked up LAPD nightstick rejects plea deal

A mentally ill homeless woman potentially facing life in prison for raising an<p>LAPDnightstick during a fatal police shooting on skid row rejected a plea deal Thursday that would have required her to admit to a felony, the district attorney's office and her defense lawyer said.<p>Under the deal, …

Mental Disorders