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Anderson starts well in Auckland

Kevin Anderson

South Africa’s top tennis player, Kevin Anderson, on Wednesday won his opening match at the Auckland Classic event in New Zealand. Anderson, seeded fourth at the ATP World Tour 250 event, beat Robin Haase of the Netherlands in a tight encounter 7-6 (10/8), 7-6 (7/5). Anderson, who had a bye …

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SA schoolgirls set sights on space

Meta Economic Development Organisation

CAPE TOWN – Fourteen schoolgirls have successfully built, calibrated and launched a satellite into near space. The 14 high school pupils are alumni from the inaugural SpaceTrek camp, the second stage of the Women in Stem Space Programme run by the Meta Economic Development Organisation (Medo), a non-profit organisation. The programme …

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Khumalo explains Wits move

Bongani Khumalo

Cape Town – Newly signed Bidvest Wits defender Bongani Khumalo says that it was an easy option to team up with former coach Gavin Hunt after his stay at SuperSport United ‘didn’t work out’. Khumalo spent six months at SuperSport after his contract with Tottenham Hotspur had come to an …

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Duminy, Vilas break Oz duo’s record

Duminy, Vilas break Oz duo’s record

Cape Town – Discarded Proteas JP Duminy and Dane Vilas notched a record partnership playing for their franchise, the Cape Cobras this past weekend. Both were recently dropped from the Proteas Test team but sent a message to the selectors in the Sunfoil Series match against the Highveld Lions in …

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E-tolls shaping property investment decisions

Cape Town – From an investment point of view, the introduction of e-tolls has already substantially boosted the demand for certain properties, according to Richard Gray, CEO of Harcourts Africa. The increased demand is for rental homes close to workplaces, good schools and public transport hubs, and for student flats …

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SA attack ‘weakest since 1992

Cape Town – An English critic has delivered a damning verdict on South Africa’s shell-shocked, inexperienced bowling line-up in the second Test against England at Newlands here. In his report on Sunday’s scintillating advance by the tourists, spearheaded by double-tonner Ben Stokes, to a first innings total of 629 for …

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