Sunday Independent2 min gelesen
Counting The Costs Of Fishing
A RECENT Netflix documentary highlighting the environmental impact that the fishing industry has on the planet has left a rather salty taste in the mouth of viewers, with many now calling for stricter regulations in light of “sustainable” fishing pra
Sunday Independent2 min gelesen
Return To Live Shows Music To The Ears
WHEN invited to a live musical performance these days, you undoubtedly expect it to be cancelled about a day or two ahead of the concert because the president was on TV – “Fellow South Africans” – the other day, and you expect the organisers to soon
Sunday Independent2 min gelesenTechnology & Engineering
Quick Read
Apple’s “Spring Loaded” event on Tuesday offered a bonanza of new hardware announcements, including some unexpected ones. But while Apple went big and loud with the new iMacs and powerful with the new M1 iPad Pros, the company also launched a tiny an
Sunday Independent2 min gelesenPolitics
Strike Looms Over Wage Hike Freeze
The public sector unions could be headed for a strike after the wage negotiations with the government collapsed at the bargaining council. Cosatu-affiliated unions and the Public Servants Union warned yesterday the strike was looming after the deadlo
Sunday Independent4 min gelesenInternational Relations
Sisulu Is Strengthening Historical Ties With Cuba
AT ITS 54th National Elective Conference at Nasrec in 2017, the ANC, among other resolutions, made a resolution to downgrade Israel. At the time, former US president Donald Trump had recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, an audacious decisio
Sunday Independent3 min gelesenBiology
The Latest Skin-care Ingredients You Need To Know About
WHEN looking at the ingredients list on your skincare packaging, these are the ingredients you need to know about. Back in the day, all we knew about skincare products was cleansers, toners and moisturisers. Then we learnt that we could have differen
Sunday Independent2 min gelesen
Majoro On The Double For AmaZulu
A brace from Lehlohonolo Majoro steered AmaZulu to a 2-1 win over TS Galaxy at the Jonsson Kings Park Stadium yesterday, allowing Benni McCarthy's team to keep the pressure on log leaders Sundowns. Veteran Majoro opened the scoring in the 33rd minute
Sunday Independent3 min gelesen
Rainbow Cup: Patience Is Required
THE Rainbow Cup was never a replacement for Super Rugby. The birth of the expanded Pro Rugby competition has always been earmarked for September/ October of 2021. It was always going to be after the British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa. The Rai
Sunday Independent5 min gelesenIntelligence (AI) & Semantics
Law Students Should Study Data Protection, Says Pansy Tlakula
A CAREER in human rights is no longer considered sexy as it was during apartheid or around the birth of democracy, but it’s still crucial for lawyers to be equipped to handle litigation around constitutional matters, says South Africa’s Information R
Sunday Independent3 min gelesen
Injury Time
SPORTS, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa described the ongoing mess at Cricket South Africa as a ‘soapy’. The arts fraternity might ruefully smile at that reference given its anger towards Mthethwa and the way he has handled grants for artist
Sunday Independent3 min gelesenWorld
Déby Died Defending His Country
A DAY after securing a sixth term in office, Chad’s President Idriss Déby Itno died of injuries sustained on the front line of a battle against rebels. The 68-year-old came to power in a rebellion in the former French colony in 1990, and was in power
Sunday Independent5 min gelesen
Boucher’s Head Is On The Block
SOUTH Africa’s last outstanding series win was against Australia in 2018. Afterwards, Morne Morkel and AB de Villiers announced they were retiring from international cricket. The Proteas lost a Test series at home to Sri Lanka the following year, the
Sunday Independent1 min gelesenPolitics
Quick Read
THE GAMBIA has successfully eliminated trachoma as a public health problem, making it the second country in the World Health Organization’s African Region to achieve this milestone. Trachoma is the leading infectious cause of blindness worldwide. Acc
Sunday Independent3 min gelesenCrime & Violence
Bring Linda Myeni Back Home
FOR far too long, South Africans, together with the rest of the world, have been periodically disheartened with sickening news of US police brutality on the so-called people of colour – and black men in particular. This week, amid a supposedly celebr
Sunday Independent3 min gelesenInternet & Web
Is Tech Making Us Free Or ‘Dom’?
NELSON Mandela met FW de Klerk for the first time in 1989 and subsequently, South Africa began steps towards freedom. In the same year, Tim Berners-Lee laid out his vision for what would become the web, in the document “Information Management: A Prop
Sunday Independent2 min gelesenCrime & Violence
#UnmuteFreedom Campaign Calls For Change
SOUTH Africa celebrates the 27th anniversary of Freedom Day on Monday and Independent Media has committed to ensuring that South African voices will not be silenced again with its #UnmuteFreedom campaign. #UnmuteFreedom launches tomorrow and will run
Sunday Independent1 min gelesen
Corruption Charges
FORMER President Jacob Zuma now has the option to shelve his plans to represent himself when his arms deal linked corruption case resumes at the Pietermaritzburg High Court next month - that is if he takes up human rights lawyer Richard Spoor’s offer
Sunday Independent2 min gelesen
Finding Mminele’s replacement
ABSA is locked in a struggle to find a suitable replacement for its departing chief executive, Daniel Mminele, who is leaving at the end of the month under a cloud following a spectacular fallout with the bank’s powerful board chairperson, Wendy Luca
Sunday Independent3 min gelesen
UCT Blaze–devastating Aftermath
VOLUMES of African literature, including archives of the liberation struggle history and the mid-19th century Cape San people, hosted at the iconic African Studies Library, as well as several historical buildings, have been destroyed by raging fires
Sunday Independent1 min gelesen
Iol icymi
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Sunday Independent1 min gelesenMedical
Human To Cat Covid Transmission
Research provides fresh evidence that people have transmitted SARS-CoV-2 to cats during the pandemic in the UK. ■
Sunday Independent2 min gelesen
CEO ‘Returns’ Despite SIU Report
PLANS are allegedly afoot to reinstate the chief executive of the Joburg Property Company (JPC) despite an Special Investigating Unit (SIU) investigation having found she might be guilty of financial misconduct. The Sunday Independent has been reliab
Sunday Independent1 min gelesen
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Sunday Independent5 min gelesen
In Defence Of Decolonial Education
A FEW weeks ago, South Africa's social media and mainstream media platforms constructed a social outrage over remarks by Dr Lwazi Lushaba, a decolonial lecturer at the UCT. While the outrage was defined by the typical factional and racist defined nar
Sunday Independent3 min gelesen
Sundowns Vs Chiefs: Three Of The Key Duels
MAMELODI Sundowns and Kaizer Chiefs have forged an intense rivalry between themselves. But everything will be decided on the pitch when they cross paths this afternoon for the last time in the domestic league this season. We take a look at the duels
Sunday Independent1 min gelesenMedical
Overwhelmed hospitals in India begged for oxygen supplies on Saturday as the country’s coronavirus infections soared again overnight in a “tsunami” of disease, setting a new world record for cases for the third consecutive day. Max Healthcare, which
Sunday Independent4 min gelesen
TV Guide
Cricket: Test Series: Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, First Test, Day 5, 6.15am, CRI; Indian Premier League T20: Chennai Super Kings v Royal Challengers Bangalore, 11.50am, ACT, CRI (3pm); Sunrisers Hyderabad v Delhi Capitals, 3.50pm, CRI Cycling: Liege Bas
Sunday Independent2 min gelesenPsychology
Manual To Deal With Scourge Welcomed
THE South African Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu) has applauded the newly published teachers’ safety and security handbook, which was developed by educators for their colleagues to reduce the risk of violence in their schools. The online handbook w
Sunday Independent1 min gelesen
Airfares Soar, Private Jets In Demand In India
Airfares soared and demand for private jets boomed Friday as Indians who could afford it scrambled to escape a Covid surge before flights to the United Arab Emirates shut down. All flights from the UAE to India will be suspended from today as coronav
Sunday Independent2 min gelesen
Backpacking Through Africa During The Pandemic
A WORLD map picture on Instagram inspired Norwegian social worker Adrian Misfjord to backpack through Africa during the pandemic. The 21-year-old is currently on a 5-month trip to various countries in Africa open to tourists. “I intended to go on a b
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