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Government wants private dagga use to remain illegal

Government wants private dagga use to remain illegal

The South African government has appealed a Cape Town High Court ruling that cultivating and using dagga in private should be made legal.

Lifestyle - By Staff Writer | 26 April, 2017
How much UK, US, Australian, New Zealand and other popular visas will cost South Africans in 2017

How much UK, US, Australian, New Zealand and other popular visas will cost South Africans in 2017

The UK government has published its annual list of visa fee hikes for 2017, which alongside recent restrictions by the Australian, New Zealand and American governments, adds to the burden of South Africans planning a trip abroad.

Lifestyle - By Staff Writer | 24 April, 2017
Tim Noakes found not guilty

Tim Noakes found not guilty

Professor Tim Noakes has been found not guilty of misconduct, a professional conduct committee found on Friday.

Lifestyle - By News24Wire | 21 April, 2017
How much it costs to feed a family in South Africa each month

How much it costs to feed a family in South Africa each month

Data from the Pietermaritzburg Agency for Community Social Action (Pacsa) shows that food prices continue to climb in South Africa, with households struggling to keep up.

Lifestyle - By Staff Writer | 20 April, 2017
Explained: the proposed changes to Australian citizenship

Explained: the proposed changes to Australian citizenship

On Thursday, 20 April, the Australian government announced three broad changes to the criteria for Australian citizenship.

Lifestyle - By The Conversation | 20 April, 2017
SA airline named most punctual in the world

SA airline named most punctual in the world

Low-cost carrier FlySafair has been named the most on-time airline in the world by airline analyst site OAG.

Lifestyle - By Staff Writer | 20 April, 2017
Massive blow to South Africans looking to emigrate to Australia and New Zealand

Massive blow to South Africans looking to emigrate to Australia and New Zealand

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced that he has increased the standards of the country’s citizenship test with immediate effect, in an effort to promote “Australia first” values.

Lifestyle - By Staff Writer | 20 April, 2017
Organic food matters – but not for the reason you think

Organic food matters – but not for the reason you think

Is organic agriculture the solution to our global food system challenges? That’s been the premise and promise of the organic movement since its origins in the 1920s: farming that’s healthy, ecological, and socially just.

Lifestyle - By The Conversation | 15 April, 2017
Top 10 suburbs for first time home buyers in South Africa – and why they choose them

Top 10 suburbs for first time home buyers in South Africa – and why they choose them

On average more than 90,000 South Africans buy their first homes each year- these are the top 10 most popular suburbs right now.

Lifestyle - By Staff Writer | 11 April, 2017
A look inside the Cape Town house that just went on the market for a record R185 million

A look inside the Cape Town house that just went on the market for a record R185 million

Seeff has just listed a 3,247sqm estate with the original and first manor house in Fresnaye, Cape Town, for a record price of R185 million.

Lifestyle - By Staff Writer | 11 April, 2017
The fields of study that will get you the highest starting salary in South Africa

The fields of study that will get you the highest starting salary in South Africa

New data from Analytico shows how much a degree and specialist majors can impact the earning potential of starting salaries in four major fields of study.

Lifestyle, Wealth - By Staff Writer | 10 April, 2017
Every anti-Zuma march taking place around South Africa on Friday – and what it needs to be successful

Every anti-Zuma march taking place around South Africa on Friday – and what it needs to be successful

Analysts have indicated that ordinary South Africans would be able to effect change through protests on 7 April, but only if they show up en masse.

Lifestyle - By Staff Writer | 6 April, 2017
Beware carboard cut-out cop cars on SA roads

Beware carboard cut-out cop cars on SA roads

Motorists travelling on sections of the N1 and N4 in Gauteng and surrounds have reported a cardboard cut-out of a metro police vehicle, which is part of a safety initiative ahead of the Easter break.

Lifestyle - By MyBroadband | 6 April, 2017
E-toll ‘test case’ between Outa and Sanral is no more

E-toll ‘test case’ between Outa and Sanral is no more

Civil action group Outa has called off the e-toll test case it was trying to get off the ground in partnership with Sanral.

Lifestyle - By Staff Writer | 5 April, 2017
South African universities are among the best in the world for these subjects

South African universities are among the best in the world for these subjects

The Center for World University Rankings (CWUR), has published its inaugural subjects ranking, which features South African universities in several subjects.

Lifestyle - By Staff Writer | 5 April, 2017
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