Mindful Drinking Festival promotes sober lifestyle

20 October 2019, 8:35 PM
Africa's first annual Mindful Drinking Festival is taking place in Cape Town amid mounting concern about the high number of drunk drivers on the roads.
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A bra made almost entirely of Rooibos tea bags has been created by a lingerie brand to shine the spotlight on breast canc

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Two women filed a civil lawsuit against Hollywood actor James Franco on Thursday, accusing him of running a bogus film school where young women eager to advance their acting careers were duped into auditioning nude or shooting explicit sex scenes.

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Kimberly based SABC reporter Reginald Witbooi has walked away as the winner of the Consumer Choice category at the Responsible Drinking Media Awards held in Johannesburg on Thursday.

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Mobilising resources to develop indigenous languages. This was the main focus of a two-day  government-led conference looking at the enhancement of mother tongue language in the country.

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Three indicted on federal drug charges in rapper Mac Miller’s death 3 October 2019, 12:25 PM

Three accused drug dealers who prosecutors say supplied rapper Mac Miller with the counterfeit oxycodone laced with fentanyl blamed in his fatal 2018 overdose were indicted on federal drug distribution charges on Wednesday.

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Singer R. Kelly will face a May18 trial on charges that he recruited underage girls and women to have sex with him, isolating them and controlling what they ate and when they went to the bathroom, a U.S. judge ruled on Wednesday.

NGOs call for free sanitary towels in schools 2 October 2019, 4:36 PM

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Meghan Markle sues UK newspaper; Prince Harry attacks tabloid press 2 October 2019, 7:10 AM

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Egypt exhibited on Tuesday the golden coffin of an ancient Egyptian priest that was returned by New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art following the discovery that it had been looted and illegally sold. The finely decorated coffin is inscribed with the name Nedjemankh, a priest of the ram-headed god Heryshef of Herakleopolis, and dates to […]

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