Facebook 'newspaper' spells trouble for media

Facebook's move to fulfill its ambition to be the personal "newspaper" for its billion-plus members is likely to mean more woes for the ailing news media.

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Bakkies calls it a day

Springbok lock and Rugby World Cup winner Bakkies Botha has announced his retirement from international rugby.

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SA wins toss, will bat first in ODI

South Africa has won the toss and elected to bat first in the final one-day international against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

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Pistorius appeal bid set for next mon ...

An application for leave to appeal against Paralympian Oscar Pistorius's culpable homicide conviction and sentence would be heard in the high ...

Challenges growing for children

As we celebrate Universal Children's Day today, the reality is that South Africa's children face numerous challenges resulting from widespread ...

Birds of a feather

I've joined the Cape Bird Club's monthly birding walk at Rondevlei because I want to know more about the winged visitors who besiege my home w ...

Out in the picking fields

Summer is fast approaching and with the warm weather Cape Town has had lately, hours are going to be spent basking in the sun on the beach san ...