Pretoria News Weekend1 min gelesen
Winter Warmers
With winter around the corner, the shops are showcasing all sorts of heaters to keep your home warm. How do you know which type is most efficient and economical? Go to: www.iol.co.za/lifestyle/home-garden/home ■
Pretoria News Weekend1 min gelesenPsychology
Coping Mechanisms
What about the effect of the pandemic on our children? We need to give them hope by projecting it as a learnable, measurable skill. It entails making a conscious decision to find ways to make it through the pandemic, and deal with anxiety. Go to: www
Pretoria News Weekend2 min gelesenInternational Relations
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MIGRANTS were still trying to cross from Morocco into the Spanish enclave of Ceuta on Wednesday after a record 8 000 people poured over the border this week. Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said that at least 5 600 migrants had been sent back. P
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PSL Giants On A Mission To Conquer Africa
THE journey to conquer Africa will continue for the big three in South African football this weekend. But ahead of the Champions League and Confederation Cup quarter-final return legs only Kaizer Chiefs have one foot in the semi-finals. Chiefs visit
Pretoria News Weekend2 min gelesenPolitics
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THE DA has failed to convince the ANC to support its motion seeking to scrap e-tolls. DA MPL Solly Msimanga introduced the motion in the Gauteng legislature this week. The ANC in Gauteng has taken a different stance to its national party members on h
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The Language Of Tea: What Does Your Favourite Brew Say About Your Personality?
TEA is just a beverage with some herbal mixture, milk and water – but, for many, it is an emotion. Tea is a lifesaver for many, as it helps them in coping with their mood. Different types of teas say a lot about your personality and emotions. As said
Pretoria News Weekend1 min gelesenPolitics
Ombud Complaint Statistics
ACCORDING to the 2020 annual report of the Insurance Ombudsman, also released this week, the office of the ombud dealing with long-term insurance received 14 198 written requests for assistance last year (compared with 11 915 in 2019), which included
Pretoria News Weekend4 min gelesenDiscrimination & Race Relations
There Can Be No Equality Without Redistribution
THE only way to understand how South Africa continues to be scarred by such profound inequality is by remembering how long apartheid endured. The finest Constitution in the world seems to be of little help, and our militant pre-1994 leadership is now
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Complaint Statistics
ACCORDING to the 2020 annual report, the office of the Ombudsman for Short-term Insurance was able to claw back R119 548 901 for consumers who approached its office for assistance. Ombud chief executive Edite Teixeira-Mckinon said that in 2020 the of
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Lions Have A Tough Task To Stop Rampaging Bulls
THE Lions have the unenviable task of facing the Bulls this weekend in Round 4 of the Rainbow Cup South Africa. The Joburg-based team is winless after three rounds, the men from Pretoria, meanwhile, have swept aside all challengers. Here we look at t
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Billionaires In Culture Contest As Tycoon Unveils Art Trove In Paris
THE reopening of Paris museums this week finally gives billionaire tycoon François Pinault the chance to showcase his vast contemporary art collection in the French capital, with works ranging from stuffed pigeons to slowly melting chairs. The museum
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Food For Thought On Hunger Issue
AS A humanitarian, there are certain days of importance that are powerful moments for reflection, a realignment of where we are and where we ought to be, a moment to drive awareness and education on some of the most pressing issues of our time. On Fr
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Sama27 Fever
THE 27th annual South African Music Awards (Samas) announced the official nominations for the best in the music business last night. Amapiano superstar Kabza De Small walked away with six nominations, the highest of the night. His album, I Am The Kin
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Big Names That Now Play For Obscure Clubs
LIFE can be strange and some footballers who were household names in the football world now find themselves playing for obscure teams. Here are some high-profile players still playing, but in modest leagues. Ten years ago, the Brazilian was playing f
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Klopp Counting On Experience Of Final Day Stress To Seal Top-four Spot
LIVERPOOL manager Jurgen Klopp is familiar with stress on the final day of the Premier League season and said he will rely on past experience to get over the line as they look to seal a top-four spot and qualify for the Champions League. Chelsea (67
Pretoria News Weekend1 min gelesenComputers
Calling Stellantis
CARMAKER Stellantis and iPhone assembler Foxconn said this week they plan to create a joint venture to supply in-car and connected-car technologies across the auto industry. The two companies have signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding to f
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CONSUMER Price Index inflation jumped to 4.4% in April from 3.2% in March, largely due to a combination of higher fuel prices in the month and base effects created by price imputations last year, says Anchor Capital investment analyst Casey Deport. A
Pretoria News Weekend2 min gelesenSocial Science
Judge Slams Wife’s High Financial Demands
THE financial demands of a mother of two children on her estranged husband, which included R2600 a month for new clothes, did not sit well with a Mpumalanga High Court judge. The judge would have none of the applicant’s demands because she had a stab
Pretoria News Weekend1 min gelesenPolitical Ideologies
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SENIOR citizens have been left scrambling to get to vaccination points after receiving SMS notifications from the Department of Health to arrive in less than 12 hours. Family members are raising concerns over the short notice. As vaccination centres
Pretoria News Weekend2 min gelesenCrime & Violence
Suspects To Remain Behind Bars
IT WAS a disappointing day for the man dubbed Mamelodi’s No 1 Tsotsi, Vusi “Khekhe” Mathibela, and his co-accused yesterday. Instead of walking out of court as free men after a marathon four-year trial, they will remain behind bars for now. The four
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Family To Bring Home Body Of Woman Who Died In China
THE family of Kgothatso Mdunana is no closer to finding out how she died but her body will be home soon. Her mother, Nomsa Mdunana, said Chinese undertakers informed the family this week that her remains should arrive in South Africa by June 3, but t
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10 Things You Should Know Before Travelling In Africa
AFRICA is home to stunning landscapes, culture, cuisine and friendly people. Jennifer Morris shares 10 things you should know before travelling in Africa: Your passport needs to be valid at least six months after your date of return. If it isn’t, re
Pretoria News Weekend1 min gelesenAutomotive
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A Formula One McLaren driven by Lewis Hamilton in 2010 will be up for auction at the British Grand Prix in July as it does laps of the Silverstone circuit. The Mercedes-powered MP4-25A will carry a price estimate of $5-7 million. Seven-times world ch
Pretoria News Weekend4 min gelesen
Rise Of The Red Rebels Of Manchester
SINCE the American Glazer family acquired majority stakes in Manchester United in 2005, fans have disapproved of the ownership as there is a perception that the leadership hierarchy does not value the club’s traditions and fans, instead placing profi
Pretoria News Weekend2 min gelesenInternational Relations
African Leaders Must Weigh In On Israel, Palestine
THE time has come for African leaders to get off the fence as far as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is concerned and outright condemn the human rights abuses and the killing of innocent people masqueraded as self-defence. In the past two weeks ther
Pretoria News Weekend2 min gelesenInternational Relations
Mixed Views As Pandor Hosts Zim Minister Shava
INTERNATIONAL Relations and Co-operation Minister Dr Naledi Pandor was yesterday hosting her Zimbabwean counterpart, the neighbouring country’s minister of foreign affairs and international trade Dr Frederick Shava, in Cape Town. Spokesperson for the
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Scandalous Life Of World’s Most Famous Geek
WHAT a week to be Bill Gates! Having failed to hit Ctrl+S on his marriage and money, the billionaire businessman’s reputation crashed spectacularly this week as details of his checkered past lifted the veil on the freak behind the world’s most famous
Pretoria News Weekend2 min gelesenAutomotive
Kia’s Sonet Pure Poetry In Motion
KIA’S new Sonet is the carmaker’s entry point into their SUV range and is probably the most attractive within its segment. It’s more understated than loud and in this market that’s not a bad thing. The LX versions are equipped with an impressive list
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Mkhalele Roped Into The Bafana Fold
BAFANA Bafana coach Hugo Broos says his decision to appoint South African footballing legend Helman Mkhalele as his local right-hand man was based on his “impressive knowledge of the local game”. “Broos said he was highly impressed by Mkhalele’s know
Pretoria News Weekend1 min gelesenMedical
Do Mosquitoes Have A Taste For The Blood Of Certain People?
A research group at the University of Pretoria is working on a project that seeks to answer the question: why do mosquitoes prefer certain individuals above others? Go to: www.iol.co.za/lifestyle/health ■
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