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Crackdown On E-toll Bills
Thousands of Gauteng motorists who refuse to pay their e-tolls could be fined R500 every time they drive under a toll gantry from July next year. In addition, they will have to pay a R100 levy for every one of these fines. In the case of companies, t
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Former SANDF General Mgwebi Appointed As AmaXhosa King
In a dramatic twist to the amaXhosa kingdom battle, a rival faction appointed retired SA National Defence Force (SANDF) commander General Derrick Daliwonga Mgwebi as acting king on Thursday. This comes exactly a week after the Sigcawu royal family an
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‘The State Is Inexperienced, Ill-equipped And Inept’
There’s panic in the air as warnings of a resurgence of Covid-19 infections become louder each day. To say small businesses are panicking is an understatement. To be frank, we are defecating cement blocks at the prospect of the economy closing down a
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Bok Withdrawal From Rugby Championship The Least Australia And New Zealand Deserve
Years ago, while walking along the esplanade in Durban, I heard a voice randomly insult me from the dark. On closer inspection, said voice came from one of two youngsters in one of the many dark alleys around that promenade. After working out that t
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Choosing The Right Brand Partner
HOW BRANDS CAN BUILD TRUST WITH THE RIGHT PARTNERS Recent research shows that brands can tap into trust faster through partnering with trusted news organisations. The News Trust Halo, a survey released recently by the Interactive Advertising Bureau
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PAPGELD After A 10-year Hiatus
The niece of a former Cabinet minister and ANC stalwart has taken businessperson Raisaka Masebelanga to court to force him pay papgeld. The applicant, who cannot be named to protect the identity of her son, previously worked for the ANC and in media
City Press3 min gelesenCrime & Violence
Ex-wife Gets Half Of Cheating Husband’s Investment
A housewife from Gauteng’s East Rand, who moved out of her matrimonial home in 2007 because of her husband’s infidelity, is set to get half of his living annuity, even though the money was invested years after she left. The couple were married for 22
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CITY PRESS SAYS: African Leaders Fail Again
If you wondered why Nigeria has been on fire this week, it is best you get the story from Fola Ojo, one of that country’s leading columnists. Writing in Punch magazine, Ojo described Nigeria as a “nation roiling, boiling and burning” as youngsters ta
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Victor Mpitsang ‘Excited’ About New CSA Role
Former Proteas fast bowler Victor Mpitsang was this week named by Cricket SA as the country’s first full-time convenor of selectors. The 40-year-old, who was the convenor of selectors for the South Africa Under-19s, succeeded Linda Zondi, as the Prot
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KATLEGO MABOE AND THAT STD: No Place To Hide For TV Personality
The internet erupted on Friday morning over a video that shows The Expresso Morning Show host and the face of insurance giant OUTsurance, Katlego Maboe, confessing to cheating on his wife, Monique Muller. In it, Muller sets Maboe an ultimatum to tell
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THE Pop Culture LANDSCAPE, 2020
Firstly, how has your year been? This year has been tricky at best. I think I, like many other people, channelled the majority of my energy into surviving ... into getting to the other side alive and unscathed. I’m not really thinking like that any
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Treat The Mentally Ill Humanely
Hospitals are institutions where people who feel unwell or are suffering from ailments go for healing. Patients go to hospitals hoping to come out healed and feeling better. They are not places of murder and rape, or, at least, they should not be. Ho
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‘My Dream Is To Play For Boks’ – Vermeulen
A year ago, he had to get used to playing on the frozen and muddy rugby fields of England every week. And, as an Afrikaans-speaking man from Paarl in the Western Cape, he also had to get used to speaking English all the time – sometimes tying his to
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What You Need To Know About HPV
• HPV is extremely common. It is estimated that every person who is sexually active will get HPV at some point in their life if they don’t get the HPV vaccine. • You should ideally go to your gynaecologist to check once a year for HPV or if you have
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A Book Fit For A Princess
Thursday saw the launch of Professor Thuli Mandonsela’s first foray into children’s literature with a book called Melo’s Kingdom. Held at the Indaba Hotel in Sandton and emceed by Elana Afrika-Bredenkamp, the beloved former public protector told the
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If a person uses the word ‘sorry’ loosely, then of course it loses its value ■
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Usuthu Boss Has A Grand Plan
The days of glory are back again. Let’s walk this exciting journey together. This is the promise AmaZulu’s new owner Sandile Zungu has made to Usuthu’s supporters. The head of Zungu Investment Company, a holding company with businesses operations in
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Shane Eagle’s XENERGY
Local rapper Shane Eagle took time to sit down with City Press a few weeks ahead of the release of his latest project, a performance you can stream called Xenergy. Crafted using some of the work from his latest album Dark Moon Flower, Xenergy is a sl
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‘I Hid My Child From You’
Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161) Tuesday, 8pm Mzansi Magic’s new half-hour reality show, created by the producers that gave us I Blew It, is all about spouses who want to disclose that they have fathered or mothered a child outside marriage or a rela
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Preserving Our Judiciary
With the newly minted DStv Premiership kicking off this week, it is worth visiting the league that kept us sane during the dark days of the Covid-19-enforced football drought. The Belarusian Premier League is drawing to a close and it is becoming cle
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TTM Over Their Glitches And Ready For Galaxy
A clash of big-spending newcomers is on the cards at the Thohoyandou Stadium this afternoon, when Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila (TTM) take on TS Galaxy. These are two teams whose owners flashed the cash to buy their way into the DStv Premiership. TTM
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SIU findings ‘GARBAGE’
Axed Gauteng health MEC Bandile Masuku has made an urgent court application to overturn Special Investigating Unit (SIU) findings against him, which led to Premier David Makhura removing him from his position. In the court papers, Masuku stated that
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Durban Gen And Vutha Offer Mixed MEDICATION
The oddest thing about Vutha on SABC2 and Durban Gen on is that there is little mask-wearing visible on the two new local hospital dramas. Despite being produced in the midst of the Covid-19 coronavirus, the producers of both took conscious deci
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The Weird World Of Politics
Ekhurhuleni mayor Mzwandile Masina tried for relevance this week when he said black people must unite against arrests by the Hawks because they are targeting black professionals and black business. But he got a smackdown from the Black Management For
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CSA Board Members Dig In, Plunging Cricket Into ‘Unholy Mess’
Members of the board of Cricket SA (CSA) appear to be getting ready for a fight after the members’ council passed a resolution for the board to step down on Thursday. Board members Marius Schoeman, an independent director, and Eastern Province’s Don
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Fired Da Member Molapo Cries Foul
Instead of clearing the air regarding the termination of Gauteng member of the provincial legislature Nkele Molapo’s DA membership, a leaked preliminary report (seen by City Press) compiled by investigating officer Anton Coetzee on Molapo’s alleged s
City Press3 min gelesenTechnology & Engineering
A Captiva, An Audi And A Quest
Bobby: I’m considering buying a 2015 2.2L Chevrolet Captiva. It’s diesel and automatic with 96 000km. It’s a great drive, but I’m concerned about automatic gearbox issues and spare parts, since the Captiva has been discontinued. Also, there is no mot
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Kelly Khumalo’s Torrent Of Abuse
We are used to terms such as “trial by media”, “give me my day in court” and similar refrains from politicians each time they are caught with their hand in the cookie jar. On Friday morning, I felt that if ever there was a person who deserved to make
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Defending league champions Mamelodi Sundowns made their intentions of retaining their title very clear from the onset, with a flawless display yesterday as they started their new campaign with an easy victory over rivals Kaizer Chiefs. Deadly sharps
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Ntuli Unlikely To Beat Steenhuisen
The DA’s interim leader, John Steenhuisen, and federal council chairperson, Helen Zille, will most likely retain their positions when the party hosts its national congress next weekend. About 2 000 delegates are expected to take part in the organisat
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