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The ‘Domingo effect’ might just work

IT’S not easy being a South African team at a major tournament. The whole country wants you to win and almost as many people suspect you will not.

A MILESTONE AHEAD: Coach Gary Kirsten, left, and captain Graeme Smith of South Africa talk during a delay in play on day one of the third Test match between New Zealand and the Proteas. Smith remains focused as he approaches his 100th Test as a captain.Picture: GETTY IMAGES

End of Smith era ushers in brave new day

TECHNIQUE and timing are two of the ingredients needed to make a batsman world-class.


Don’t let conceit destroy this garden of diversity

SCHOOLS are institutions where teachers and pupils may be multilingual and multicultural. However, whose language and whose culture is actually acknowledged still leaves a lot to be desired.

Mpumelelo Mkhabela

Stop the nightmare: rule by fear is not sustainable

IT WAS never conceivable that one would one day imagine the post-1994 state getting closer to being a murderous state.

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Bleak jobs outlook for matric class of 2013

Youth strongly encouraged to study further. A TOUGH job market awaits the matric class of 2013 in the Eastern Cape against the backdrop of poor economic growth in the country.

LETTING THE BEAST OUT: Hugh Jackman, seen here as Wolverine, is in South Africa to begin work on a new sci-fi flick PICTURE: SUPPLIED

Jackman touches down to work on new movie

‘Wolverine’ joins cast including Sigourney Weaver. THE WOLVERINE is in South Africa. Aussie heartthrob Hugh Jackman is finally in the country to begin work on director Neil Blomkamp’s upcoming sci-fi flick.

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Future looks rosier for our Cinderella province

WILL this be the year in which the Eastern Cape finally starts to emerge from the shadows and becomes a more significant economic player in South Africa and not only the major manufacturing centre for the automotive industry and the supplier of human capital to the rest of the country?

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No space for Smith in ODI Protea team

De Kock form shows he is here to stay

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