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  • Julia Albu’s Nubian Desert New Year

    In June last year, Carte Blanche waved farewell to 80-year-old Julia Albu as she embarked on the ultimate adventure – a trip from Cape Town to Egypt in her 1997 Toyota Conquest. It’s been a tough 7 months but... Read More
  • Unburdening: Reflection on the Life Esidimeni Experience

    I had the privilege of sitting in at the Life Esidimeni Arbitration Hearings on Monday 22 January 2018. It is indeed a special privilege to be allowed to be in the presence of people in the midst of their pain. The pain... Read More
  • TIMELINE – Hugh Masekela

    Hugh Masekela, an international icon, trumpeter, composer and musician, “the father of South African jazz”, died earlier this week at the age of 78, after a prolonged battle with prostate cancer.  He was a legend... Read More
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    We often hear or are told that we live in a beautiful country: a country that is rich with diversity, culture and heritage. We are, after all, the rainbow nation. A nation that overcame all adversity to emerge out of... Read More

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  • The Recipe: Viazi Vya Karai

    04 February 2018, 19:00
    Those who know Julia Albu are aware that she has been collecting water from the Nile while on her sojourn from the tip...
  • Bitcoin

    22 January 2018, 11:58
    Originally aired on 24 April 2016.  Is a digital decentralised currency such as Bitcoin worth investing in? Major...
  • Dirty Rivers – A Closer Look

    07 January 2018, 18:59
    From raw sewage flowing into households to residents relying on these vital water sources for everyday tasks, Gauteng...
  • Claire’s Blog: Shear Brilliance!

    By Claire Mawisa
    17 December 2017, 19:00
    Originally posted on 5 June 2017. In a time when good news is hard to come by, I’m delighted to hear of any...
  • Mars One: From A Dream to Reality

    17 December 2017, 19:00
    When the Mars One project announced in 2012 it’s looking for every-day citizens to become the first people to...
  • Determined to Dream

    By John Webb
    17 December 2017, 19:00
    There’s a Willow tree in front of an unremarkable house at number 8 Le Bourget Avenue.  At least there was when I...
  • Kim McCusker: Scarred, But Not For Life

    17 December 2017, 19:00
    Originally published on 22 March 2017. On 13 September 2011, my life as I knew it would drastically change due to one...
  • Mars One Mission Plan

    17 December 2017, 19:00
    Having started back in 2013, the Mars One Project aims to have humans living permanently on Mars by 2033. However,...
  • Milestones to Mars – Dr. Adriana Marais

    17 December 2017, 19:00
    As a child, I read a lot and longed to have been born in another era, when less was done and more was at stake. I...
  • Steph Jeavons: Biking On African Soil

    10 September 2017, 19:00
    I woke in my bunk and could not for the life of me figure out where I was in the first 30 seconds. The gentle rocking...
  • The Magic of Science

    By Claire Mawisa
    28 August 2017, 13:25
    Let me state for the record that I love science! I loved science before I knew that it was even called science. I have...
  • How to Resolve Your Joburg Billing Issues

    27 August 2017, 19:00
    Johannesburg residents have been struggling with incorrect municipal bills for years. And, despite the promises, it...
  • Burden of the Bill

    27 August 2017, 19:00
    It’s a story many of us know all too well – you receive your monthly utilities bill, nervously open it up and get...
  • [DEREK’S BLOG] Feisty Teens and Spinning Queens

    By Derek Watts
    24 July 2017, 17:15
    I LOVE CARS. The latest off the production line that are the forerunners to autonomous driving. They follow the road...
  • STATS: South Africa’s Porn Habits

    23 July 2017, 19:55
    It’s something many don’t talk about openly – porn. But when looking at the most recent statistics...
  • [LEARN] Car Spinning: Learn the Lingo

    23 July 2017, 19:00
    It’s loud, it’s wild and it’s considered South Africa’s most thrilling motorsport. Car...
  • Leading the Way in 3D Printing

    09 July 2017, 19:00
    Additive Manufacturing (AM), better known as 3D printing, has undergone impressive growth for some time now and one of...
  • [GUEST BLOG] Sweat, Grease and Steam Trains

    09 July 2017, 19:00
    When it comes to trains, there was no railway interest from my forefathers at all. So, how I got to love trains is...

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