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Upcon 2013 : Super Spies and Super Geeks

Upcon 2013

Calling all Geeks! It’s time to start preparing yourself (and your wallet) for the first in a line of fantastic conventions set for this year. I am, of course, talking about the spectacular geek-fest that is Upcon! Date: April 20 at 9:00am until April 21 at 5:00pm Venue: University of Pretoria Convention Centre Entrance: R30 […]

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Neil Gaiman’s A Calendar of Tales


Neil Gaiman recently started an amazing and innovative project that would allow him to be influenced by his readers, and in turn influence them. The first part of the project was held on Twitter, where Neil tweeted questions to his followers in order to get answers that would (hopefully) inspire him to write 12 short […]

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Exclusive Books Summer Sale

Summer Sale Starts 22 January 2012

  The annual Exclusive Books Summer Sale is back on from 22 January 2013. Join us at your closest Exclusive Books branch and enjoy savings of up to 75% on a fantastic range of books. As always, we will have a special Fanatics preview on 21 January from 17:00 onwards, so bring your Fanatics card […]

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rAge 2012: A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words

This years rAge expo was an absolute success, with thousands of gamers swarming the Coca Cola Dome throughout the entire weekend. There was so much to see and do that words cannot fully describe all that went on over the weekend. So we have gathered some images from the weekend to give you an idea […]

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Are You Ready to rAge?

It’s that time of year again! When all the geeks in Gauteng come out to play at South Africa’s biggest and best Gaming and Technology Expo – the one and only rAge expo. And this year promises to be even better than the last, with expected attendance continuing to grow year after year. With a […]

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Koop ‘n Afrikaanse Boek Dag, 11 Augustus 2012

Koop-‘n-Afrikaanse-Boek-Dag val saam met die jaarlikse Afrikaansweek wat landwyd deur Afrikaanse instansies en skole gevier word. Op hierdie dag word daar ‘n beroep gedoen op almal om ‘n nuwe Afrikaanse boek te koop. Hierdie bewusmakingsveldtog se doel is nie net om mense bewus te maak van die nuwe merkwaardige Afrikaanse boeke wat gepubliseer word nie, […]

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Competition: Win at ICON 2012

If you don’t have any plans for the upcoming weekend, then the one place you have to be is at ICON 2012! ICON is a yearly gaming convention that is fast becoming one of the biggest conventions in South Africa. 21 years ago, as a group of friends left a dissatisfying Con they swore they […]

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Oppikoppi 18: Sweet Thing 9+10+11 Aug 2012
Bullet for My Valentine, Eagles of Death Metal, Diplo & Full List of All Performing Acts

 OppiKoppi is very proud and happy to announce that we will probably have 7 different stages in operation this year. Some stages are being broken down, new ones built, moved or expanded. We are hoping to feature more tunes, more genres but still keep a nice comfortable feel. Expect a few nice surprises… –Oppikoppi 18 […]

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Exclusive Books Winter Sale 2012

It’s time to get out from under the blanket, put down that mug of hot chocolate and instead warm yourself with the thought of all the magnificent books that will be at the Exclusive Books Winter Sale! It will run nationwide from Wednesday 27 June starting at 07h30 until Thursday the 12th of July 2012. […]

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