Fri, 21 June, 2019

Malema Slams Court Over Order To Pay Manuel R500k

JOHANNESBURG – Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has slammed the court’s decision in the party’s defamation case involving Trevor Manuel in which it was ordered to pay the former finance...

NFP Leader Zanele Magwaza Msibi Resigns As MP

National Freedom Party (NFP) leader Zanele Magwaza Msibi was the latest Member of Parliament (MP) to resign from the National Assembly.She joined a long list of African National...

Malema: ‘The President Has No Privilege Of Dreaming’

CAPE TOWN – Opposition parties’ reaction brought the tone back to Earth with a bump on Thursday night.They were calling President Cyril Ramaphosa out for focusing on what could be and ignoring what was.Members...

Zuma Yet To Indicate His Availability To Appear At Zondo Commission

JOHANNESBURG – President Jacob Zuma was yet to indicate to the state capture commission of inquiry if he intended to honour its request to testify in July.On Thursday, the commission said Zuma had asked...

Smart City And Bullet Train – Ramaphosa Tells Citizens To Dream Big

CAPE TOWN – President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged South Africans to dream big, in spite of the social and economic challenges facing the country.He’s set out ambitious goals for the next decade, including his...

Looted R15 billion Could Be Returned To The State – Ramaphosa

CAPE TOWN – President Cyril Ramaphosa said nearly R15 billion looted from the state could soon be returned to government's coffers.In his State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Thursday night, Ramaphosa announced that...

Ramaphosa’s Plan To Create 2 Million Jobs For Unemployed Youth

JOHANNESBURG – With more than half of young people in the country unemployed, President Cyril Ramaphosa in his State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Thursday evening said government within the next decade would...

Pie In The Sky: Opposition Parties Uninspired By Ramaphosa’s Address

CAPE TOWN - Opposition parties have described Thursday night's State of the Nation Address (Sona) as pie in the sky.Opposition politicians found President Cyril Ramaphosa speech uninspiring and chronically low on real solutions to...

‘This Is No Time To Dream’ – Politicians React To Ramaphosa’s Sona

Christa Eybers & Bertram Malgas & Cindy Archillies & Abigail Javier | Politicians react to President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address where he outlined seven priorities for the new administration.EWN

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Vodacom Unit To Sell Operations In Four African Markets

South African mobile phone operator Vodacom Group Ltd on Friday said it has entered an agreement to sell it's Business Africa unit’s Angolan operations and assets to...

Rand Falls After Ramaphosa Speech Seen Lacking Details

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa’s rand weakened against the dollar in early trade on Friday, as markets digested President Cyril Ramaphosa’s state of the nation address which some...

Finding An Australian Visa To Fit You – Advice For South Africans Looking To Emigrate

The number of South Africans enquiring about Australian visas has more than doubled in the past two years, and as immigrants flock to the country applicants are...

Cape Coastal Property Lag Benefits Holiday Investors

The slow-down in the Cape coastal property market has been a boon for South African holiday buyers given that price growth has halted in the high demand...

BRVM CEO: Africa Needs Long Term Financing To Drive Growth

The CEO of the BRVM, Edoh Kossi Amenounve says the capital markets can help African companies and countries raise long-term finance for economic growth. CNBC Africa's...

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Sharks At Super Rugby Quarter Final Without Mtawarira, Du Preez

Sharks’ powerful prop forward Tendai Mtawarira will miss Saturday’s Super Rugby playoff quarter-final clash at the ACT Brumbies in Canberra with a knee injury.Fellow Springbok Jean-Luc du Preez...

Former UEFA Head Platini Questioned In Qatar World Cup Probe – Judicial Source

Michel Platini, the former head of European football association Uefa, was detained and questioned by French police on Tuesday over the awarding of the World Cup to Qatar, a French judicial source...

India’s Kohli Fastest Ever To Reach 11,000 ODI Runs

Virat Kohli became the fastest player to reach 11,000 one-day international runs as the India captain made history in Sunday's World Cup clash against Pakistan.The 30-year-old reached the...

Sarri Takes Charge At Juventus After Leaving Chelsea

Maurizio Sarri was named new coach of Juventus on Sunday after his exit from Chelsea following a troubled single campaign in London was confirmed by both clubs.

Pogba Looking For New Challenge Away From Man Utd

Paul Pogba has given a strong indication that he wants to leave Manchester United this summer to seek a "new challenge".The French World Cup winner rejoined United from...

5 Hacks To Beat Winter In Your Home

The mornings are darker, the air is frostier and it’s harder to tear yourself out from under those blankets. It’s winter and your house becomes your cocoon (this butterfly isn’t going anywhere!). But how do you make your home a cosier place, without shelling out too much cash? We’ve rounded up some hacks to winter-proof your home, that are also friendly on the budget:Rearrange the furniture

Fact Versus Fiction: Dispelling The Myths Around Colonoscopies

June is Men’s Health month – a time of heightened awareness around preventable health problems and the early detection and treatment of diseases common in men. One such screening procedure is a colonoscopy – the most effective method of diagnosing colorectal cancer - the third most common kind of cancer.Dr Jacques Badenhorst, a Gastroenterologist that practices from the Christian Barnard Memorial Hospital in Cape Town says that colorectal...

What Does It Take To Keep Hotel Rooms Clean & Ready For Visitors And Tourists?

With millions of people visiting our shores each year and thousands of hotel nights being booked each day, our hospitality sector is certainly kept very busy. According to the 2018 SA Tourism Annual Report, an estimated 10,285m tourists arrived on our shores in 2017, a 2,4% increase on the previous year.A busy hotel or guest house requires the highest levels of cleanliness across the board, from front of...

Good News For Cash Strapped Travel Lovers – You Can Afford To Get Away!

Its not news that times are tight and cash strapped South Africans are having to cut costs. For many this may mean saying goodbye to family getaways, romantic breakaways, and time away with friends. Thankfully, a group of top tourist attractions and venues on the Cape West Coast have teamed together to create a special West Coast Way 3 for 2 deal that offers fantastic value for those wanting to escape the...

Have Race Relations Improved In SA? South Africans Surveyed Think So

A recent poll by the Institute of Race Relations (IRR) shows that more black South Africans believe that race relations have improved since 1994.The survey, which was conducted in December last year, found that only 20% of black people think that racism has gotten worse.The IRR canvassed over 1,000 South Africans covering different demographics in the country, mainly black people.The...
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Financing The Climate…? It Is The Economy, Stupid!

Climate change and energy transition could easily be financed by central banks. This would stimulate productive investment and amplify labor supply.Titular Member of the Royal Academy of Science of Belgium, President of the Belgian Finance Club, Head of macro research at the bank Degroof Petercam. After working most of his life in the financial sector all around the world Bruno Colmant is a banker and an academic that...

Tiffany Haddish Slams Anti-Abortion Laws

Tiffany Haddish has slammed new anti-abortion legislation, following her decision to cancel an upcoming show in Atlanta, Georgia.The Girls Trip actress was set to take to the stage at the city's Fox Theater on 22 June, but revealed over the weekend she had cancelled the show in retaliation to the HB481 law - also known as the Living Infants Fairness and Equality Act - which prevents women from having abortions...

Angelina Jolie Joins Time Magazine As Contributing Editor

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Outrage Over First Khoisan Praise Singer At SONA

Heritage activist Bradley Van Sitters who ushered Cyril Ramaphosa into the National Assembly ahead of the State of the Nation Address on Thursday has been labelled as a conman.

Police Arrest Second Suspect Linked To CT Anti-Gang Unit Shooting

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Samara Private Game Reserve Head Ranger Nominated For A Prestigious Award

Samara Private Game Reserve is proud to report that Head Ranger Julius Mkhize has been nominated as one of five finalists in the FGASA Safari Guide of the Year Awards 2019.

Nine Year Old Launches New Book “The Clever Twins”

This youth month, nine-year-old Ngcali Metu from the Eastern Cape will launch her first book, The Clever Twins.The book looks at twins Zazi and Azi who were...

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Terra Del Capo’s Winter Menu – An Authentic Taste Of Italy

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Thousands Wear Their Crazy Socks To Raise Awareness For Medical Professionals

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Demand For 5-Star Lifestyle Drives Investment Into Hotel Apartments

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Zambian Pseudo Hippo Cull Cancelled

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