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Weekly Wrap-Up 21 - 25 June

By Staff Writer

Monday:

Missed your chance to get tickets to the World Cup games? Well, you can always catch them in 3D at selected Ster Kinekor cinemas. Read more about the World Cup games in 3D at Ster Kinekor cinemas.

Tuesday

It's important to use your World Cup windfall to its full potential instead of wasting all the extra cash. Read more about how to spend your World Cup windfall.

Wednesday

Google Street View hit South Africa recently and insurers have warned about the potential security risk this could hold. Read more about the Google Street View security risk.

Thursday

Car rentals are being forced to sell their stock before the World Cup is even over after car rentals did not do as well as expected. Read more about car rental companies selling their stock.


Friday

Government are considering making third party insurance mandatory for everyone who makes use of the public roads. Read more about the possibility of third party insurance becoming mandatory.

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