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Eggcellent Android apps for the Easter weekend

The Easter weekend is here, along with the traditions of Easter eggs, hot-cross buns and family meals. Alcatel has curated a selection of the best Easter-themed apps for your Android smartphone. Easter Sweeper – Eggs Match 3 Get in the mood for Easter with this egg matching game. This game features over 800 mesmerizing levels […]

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Finally… Pure Beauty, Zero Impurity!

South Africa’s first halal and vegan cosmetics brand has been introduced by the team at Pure Personal Care who are passionate about healthy lifestyle and pure and ethical products free of impurities and harsh chemicals. Pure Personal Care is focused on developing, manufacturing and marketing eco-ethical products that would address unmet consumer needs. The launch […]

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FNB Home Loans wins top honours in the Intellidex Bank of the Year Survey 2014

FNB Home Loans topped the Intellidex Bank of the Year Survey 2014 as best home loan provider. “The fact that FNB Home Loans ranked first when it came to the best home loan product is testament to our solid service and sound product offering,” says Jan Kleynhans, CEO of Asset Finance at FNB. The purpose […]

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FNB: Ideal time for the affordable housing market to fix interest rates

Fixing interest rates is one way of creating a more stable monthly cash flow and can particularly benefit the affordable housing market. Prime rate since 1993 – last 4 rate cycles in South Africa Red line fixed rate 11% variable rate 9% at start – assumed upward cycle then down again R500 loan – based […]

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Online shopping in Africa: Tips for buying online this festive season

With the increased availability of broadband access, more affordable data costs offered by mobile operators and the consistent development of mobile devices, online shopping is gaining great traction in Sub-Saharan Africa. Fatima Sullivan, Head of Retail at DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa ( says that with the upcoming festive season fast approaching, consumers are increasingly choosing […]

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Spreading the light – 125,000 African households to benefit from solar energy driven ‘Home Power Stations’ in 2014

Econet Solar International (ESI), a subsidiary of Econet Wireless International, today announced at AfricaCom that it plans to light-up at least 125,000 homes with its Home Power Stations® (HPS) across the African continent in 2014. The device, designed to harness solar energy in order to provide affordable, clean and safe lighting to homes in off-grid […]

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