Thu, 21 February, 2019
Helen Zille

WC ANC MPLS Kicked Out Before Zille’s Reply On Sopa Debate

CAPE TOWN - African National Congress (ANC) members of the Western Cape Legislature have been chased out of a sitting.Premier Helen Zille was replying to the debate on her State of the Province Address (Sopa), which was delivered last week.ANC caucus leader Khaya Magaxa says Speaker Sharna Fernandez provoked them.During Zille’s Sopa last...
South African National Defence Force (SANDF) soldiers parade on the streets near the Union Buildings.

National Armed Forces Day Celebrations Come To An End

CAPE TOWN - The week-long National Armed Forces Day celebrations have come to an end,...
Khayelitsha Group

Khayelitsha Group Slams ‘Senseless’ Shooting Of 3 Men

The Khayelitsha Development Forum has expressed its shock at a shooting in which three men...

Police Minister Cele Advocates Use Of Force By Police

Police Minister Bheki Cele says police should not be afraid to use deadly force when...
rand show

The 2019 Rand Show Celebrates 125 years And Takes Place In April

Joburg’s Best Day Out, the Rand Show, will take place from 19 - 28 April...
National assembly has passed a motion to dissolve parliament to pave way for the elections.

National Assembly Dissolves Parliament Paving Way For Elections

The National Assembly has passed a motion for the dissolution of Parliament, paving the way...
Two suspects were shot and another wounded during a robbery at Edenvale High School.

Edenvale High School Robbery: 2 Dead, 1 Injured

Two suspects have been shot dead and a third injured in a shootout during a...
Pitch Black Afro appears in court.

Pitch Black Afro Bail Hearing Postponed

The bail hearing of Thulani Ngcobo, popularly known as ‘Pitch Black Afro,’ has been postponed to...
Nomgcobo Jiba

Jiba: I Did Not Get Paid Any Money By Anyone At Bosasa

Deputy prosecutions boss Nomgcobo Jiba has denied being paid any money from anyone at Bosasa.Jiba...
Public Enterprise Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Gordhan Optimistic On Eskom Solution With Unions

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan is optimistic that the country's cash-strapped power utility and labour...

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Mother Tongue in Primary Education

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A Case for Using Mother Tongue in Primary EducationResearch shows overwhelmingly that mother tongues are the most ideal tools for early child education. In a variety of countries, such as South Africa, Ethiopia, Papua New Guinea, studies indicate that the mother tongue medium is the best for early school...
Nigeria’s Next Leader

Farmers And Herders Hope Nigeria’s Next Leader Ends Feud

Kemuel Samari knows just who to blame for the attack on his village that killed 21 of his neighbours and forced him to flee...
Political parties are campaigning for the elections in Nigeria.

Nigeria Elections Looming; Voters Warned To ‘Choose Wisely’

Nigeria surged into the final day of campaigning ahead of Saturday's election, as President Muhammadu Buhari made one last pitch to stay in office...
Zimbabwe bond notes.

Zimbabwe Launches New Currency Measure

Zimbabwe, without its own currency for a decade, took steps to address its worsening economic crisis by allowing its surrogate currency, bond notes, and...
Pope Francis starts a 4 day summit on child sex abuse at Vatican city.

4 Day Summit On Child Sex Abuse Opens At Vatican

Pope Francis kicks off a red-letter global child protection summit Thursday for reflections on the sex abuse crisis, while victims tired of hearing pledges...
A fire broke out in apartment buildings in Dhaka, Bangladesh on 21 February 2019. At least 70 people have died.

Bangladesh Building Fire Kills At Least 70

The death toll from a fire in a centuries-old area of the Bangladesh capital, Dhaka, jumped dramatically to 70 on Thursday, a fire official...
Nigerian Vote Delay

Nigerian Vote Delay A Reminder Of Investment Risk

A surprise delay in Nigeria’s presidential ballot has served foreign asset managers another reminder of political risk and volatile investment returns in Africa’s biggest economy -...
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David Allen On How Organisations Can Increase Productivity

The author of a New York Times’ bestseller book called “Getting things done –the art of stress free productivity’’ David Allen spoke to CNBC...
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Business And Labour React To Tito Mboweni’s 2019 Budget Speech

There has been a mixed reaction to Minister Tito Mboweni’s 2019 Budget Speech, but what do people in top positions in business and labour...
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SA Finance Minister Tito Mboweni Delivers 2019 Budget Speech

South Africa’s Finance Minister Tito Mboweni delivered his maiden 2019 budget speech in parliament on Wednesday and announced a number of increases including VAT. 
Silver Lakes

Tranquil Lifestyle Attracts Buyers To Silver Lakes

Established 26 years ago, Silver Lakes Golf and Wildlife Estate, emerged as one of the top performing suburbs in Pretoria, according to Lightstone data....
Retailer Mistakes

5 Major Mistakes Independent Retailers Should Avoid

There is a lot to be said for being an independent retailer in South Africa at the moment. When your business is small, local...
CoWorking Spaces

Why Are Big Businesses Moving Into CoWorking Spaces?

Many of the world’s big businesses, including South African companies, are increasingly making use of co-working spaces even though they have plenty of their...

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Lions Wary Of Premature Celebrations

Lions captain Warren Whiteley was full of praise for his team in wake of their...
robben

Robben Picks Anfield As His ‘Worst Stadium’

Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben has described Anfield as his “worst stadium” as he prepares...
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Neymar’s Father Denies Any Contact With Barca

Neymar's father reiterated on Sunday that there has been no attempt to contact Barcelona over...
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Lions Record First Win In Buenos Aires

A hat-trick of tries from Marnus Schoeman helped the Lions record their first win in...
sala funeral

Crowds Flock To Pay Tribute To Sala

The death in a plane crash of Cardiff City striker Emiliano Sala was a cruel...
An Israeli researcher holds a sea squirt removed from the Red Sea as part of research work an Israeli team is conducting in the Israeli resort city of Eilat, Feb. 7, 2019.

Meet The Sea Squirt, Sucking Up Plastic Particles From The Sea

A rubbery sea creature with an irritating habit of clinging to ships and invading beaches could help measure plastic pollution as it can filter...
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Reindeer Cyclones Are As Strange, Mesmerizing As They Sound

Stunning aerial footage shows this unusual defense behaviour.Meteorologists may have to step aside on this one: There's a new kind of cyclone in town.Or,...
Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian West Sues Missguided USA

Kim Kardashian West is suing online retailer Missguided USA for allegedly using her name and image without permission.The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star is seeking...
Designer Karl Lagerfeld died on 19 February 2019.

Karl Lagerfeld To Be Cremated Without Ceremony

Karl Lagerfeld will be cremated without ceremony and his ashes are likely to be scattered with those of his mother and his lover, the designer’s...
Yogurt

Yogurt – Local Dairy From Bulgaria

Original article published at TasteAtlas.Often referred to as one of the oldest fermented ingredients in the world, yogurt is produced by bacterial fermentation of milk. This versatile ingredient can vary in texture and consistency, depending on the...
Melanoma

Melanoma Patient Urges South Africans To Be Alert To...

“Even the smallest, seemingly unrelated symptom could be a sign of cancer. You need to know your body and be persistent about having symptoms tested, so you can catch cancer early,” says 36-year-old real...
Travel Insurance

Travel Tip: Don’t Duplicate On Travel Insurance

When planning your next trip, it is prudent to first check against existing household and medical insurance policies so as not to duplicate cover.Did you know that as a South African citizen, your SA...
Travel

6 Ways Travel Can Make You A Better Person

Those of us fortunate enough to have travelled know how impactful the experience can be. The old saying that travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer couldn’t be truer, particularly...

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High 5 For Streetsmart SA Top 5

StreetSmart partners keep making a difference to the lives of vulnerable children, R5 at a...
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Africa Must Listen To Women To Address The Sanitation Crisis

The perceived role of women in our societies has evolved markedly over the last few...
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21 Early Childhood Development Centres To Open In Under-resourced Communities

The MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet community loyalty programme has launched a new partnership with the GROW...
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Discover Complimentary Mystery Tastes At Catharina’s Restaurant

Discover unexpected tastes and let Steenberg Executive Chef, Kerry Kilpin, take you on a mystery...
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UJ Student Scales Handcycling Heights

Four years ago, Palesa Manaleng thought any chance of a career in sport was over...
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Opportunistic Crime Could Climb Amid Load Shedding

Amidst the recent countrywide implementation of stage 3 load shedding by soon to be unbundled...
South African State Theatre

State Theatre Brings Fela Kuti’s Story To SA

The State Theatre is proud to announce that the critically acclaimed Nigerian musical play, Fela and...
Dream Hotels

Dream Hotels & Resorts Launches Luxury Tented Camps At Finfoot Lake Reserve

Dream Hotels & Resorts has introduced new luxury tent-style accommodation on a shared ownership basis...
Visa

Visa Announces Fintech Fast Track Program In Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East And Africa

Visa (NYSE: V) today announced it is expanding its Fintech Fast-Track Program in the Central...
Kampala Convention

African Countries Must Step Up Their Support For Displaced People

With the Kampala Convention, African countries have taken the lead in promising protection and assistance...