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Today’s FNB PayPal launch

Today was the official launch of PayPal in South Africa. The launch event was at Turbine Hall in Newtown. I have not been in the Joburg CBD in ages and found that the city (at least in daylight) looks a...

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No manners – Afro-Tarfix (Pty) Ltd

In my endeavor to personally resolve potholes on a stretch of road I frequently travel, I contacted a company called Tarfix (not going to give them a link, seeing someone at Tarfix with mobile number 083 267 1834 sent me...

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Businessman gives away Audi R8 to car-guards

One can only hope that this is some ingenious “marketing-prank”. A businessman in Cape Town went up to Table Mountain and handed over a R 1,4m Audi R8 to car-guards: The duo-then decided to carve a slit into the car’s...

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Discovery Health “loves” George Bush

Not sure how long it will take Discovery Health to sort this out, but if you browse to the following link you will find all the relevant information about Discovery’s Vitality programme. You will also find a link to a...

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2009 – a year in review

The last 12 months have been quite interesting for most. 2009 saw the deaths of larger-than-life personalities, among them: King of Pop Michael Jackson, ’70s icon Farah Fawcett, Patrick Swayze (actor in Dirty Dancing and Ghost) , David Carradine (actor...

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iBurst: Radiating your suburb

Weekends in South Africa are always entertaining, especially on intersections. I picked up the flyer below today at the Fourways Mall intersection, where Craigavon’s residents created awareness about iBurst’s “cancer clusters”: Pity, that the awareness campaign does not seem to...

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MTN: Fuck you – AGAIN!

The Most Terrible Network manages to really piss off customers – like me! This morning I realised that my service is suspended! Waiting for the call-centre (a good 30 minutes until someone picks up the phone) I get told that...

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ANC: Website hacked or new income generation?

If you visited the ANC website over the weekend, you would have noticed some new content on the party’s website: I doubt that the links for penis-enlargement, free porn or dating services are part of new income generating services from...