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The Power of the Sun

The Power of the Sun

9 / December 8, 2011 11:57 am

Everyone’s talking about energy! And it’s about time they started!! We are truly hoping that COP17 has been an eye-opener for the South African government and public, where they have started to see the benefits and possibilities of alternative power [...]

Is SA Too Prude for TV Porn?

Is SA Too Prude for TV Porn?

2,587 / December 6, 2011 11:00 am

No matter how hard we try and act like we’re all liberal and cool in South Africa, there are certain issues that continue to remain…ahem… sticky. Pornography on television is one of those issues which seems to rear its’ head [...]

Join (Red) this World AIDS Day

Join (Red) this World AIDS Day

70 / December 1, 2011 10:16 am

World Aids Day is a chance to assess where our governments and citizens are winning & losing the fight against HIV/AIDS. While HIV/AIDS figures have been steadily dropping in most countries since the peak of the mid-90’s, the disease is [...]

Silence is not so Golden

Silence is not so Golden

27 / November 22, 2011 9:32 am

Today marks a pivotal day in South African history as citizens take to the streets, the web, telephones and offices to protest the passing of the controversial ‘Secrecy Bill’. Those opposed to the bill will wear black today in a [...]

Talkin’ Bout a Revolution

Talkin’ Bout a Revolution

3 / October 12, 2011 11:19 am

Don’t be surprised if there’s more than a little newsworthy activity going on this Saturday. Activists all over the world have declared 15 October World Revolution Day and South Africa is jumping onboard. The ‘Occupy’ movement which started in Wall [...]

Be Counted & Be Kind

Be Counted & Be Kind

1 / October 10, 2011 12:41 pm

Today, or rather, last night marked the beginning of South Africa’s Census 2011. For the next 11 days you should not be surprised to find yellow-bibbed people with clipboards standing at your gate. And we think you should try and [...]

All the Girls Love Dave

All the Girls Love Dave

3 / October 5, 2011 12:14 pm

So, another season of SA Idols came to an end last night with Joburg boy Dave Van Vuuren taking the title. We can’t help but gloat a little because, as we predicted, it all came down to the odd-balls in [...]

F Bombs and Anarchy

F Bombs and Anarchy

6 / September 28, 2011 11:28 am

What is up with the radio fraternity right now? In the space of a few weeks Darren Scott was fired from Jakaranda for using the ‘k word’, Gareth Cliff was reported to BCCSA for offending a politician, Bob Mabena was [...]

Ready for a Close Encounter?

Ready for a Close Encounter?

0 / September 28, 2011 11:25 am

If little green men and flying saucers excite you and ‘Close Encounters’ is your favourite movie, then you can start getting excited now. South Africa will host its’ first ever UFO conference in November this year. A guy named Michael [...]

Keep it Tidy Guys!

Keep it Tidy Guys!

3 / September 15, 2011 12:41 pm

We’re pretty passionate about having a clean, gorgeous SA, so we thought we’d share some pearls with you!Tomorrow, falling within SA Clean Up Week, is actually Recycling Day for SA. Unless you have children (who are hopefully being educated regarding [...]