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Vaal Classic should be a haircut for Peter and Kennedy

The Paul Peter-Warren Kennedy team looks likely to dominate Thursday’s Vaal Classic meeting. The trainer and jockey team up with five horses, and they’re all at the top of the ante-post betting boards. A few visits to the winner’s circle can kick off in Race 4, a 1000m Maiden Plate, the only starting gate on […]

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GBV, infanticide, xenophobia etc, there is no good story to tell in South Africa

Already in the year, as a nation, we already “get the most” and as a country we have to ask ourselves how good this year will be when you consider how it has already started. Have we continued to break down barriers and reach higher levels of coming together as people, growing as a nation, […]

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Civic duty call to mobile phone companies in the fight against illegal advertising

One of the best ways to gauge whether you’re living in a failed state — or one that’s on its way to becoming one — is the state of public spaces and infrastructure. In an op-ed for us this week, Joburg taxpayer and businessman Justin Jones pointed out that one of the biggest problems in […]

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Listening to albums as a body of work provides context

Vinyl records stem from a time when music meant everything and music came second. Albums were collections of artist songs, soundscapes of audio representing a moment in time, each with a musical anthology. Today, music is mostly rented through digital platforms and served in single portions. Still, vinyl records have become hugely popular over the […]

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Daily news update: Dlamini guilty of perjury and court battle for Mkhwebane

Here is your daily news update. Click the links below for the full story or visit our homepage for the latest news† Daily news update March 10 Bathabile Dlamini found guilty of perjury in Sassa crisis case Former Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has been found guilty of perjury in her case involving the South […]

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Liars like Bathabile Dlamini have no place in society

To say that “politicians are liars” is a revelation along the lines of “the night follows the day” and “the sun rises in the east”. But rarely has that characterization been etched in legal stone as it was Wednesday for former minister Bathabile Dlamini. The Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court found her guilty of perjury. Despite having […]

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Back to basics: meet Pranav Bhagaloo, a young passionate vinyl record collector

Born a millennial, he’s part of the streaming generation, but Pranav Bhagaloo is an audiophile and the freshman law student says nothing matches the depth and soul that vinyl records bring to life in music. Immersed in a vinyl adventure, he has gone to great lengths to technically measure mediums against each other. Bhagaloo concluded […]

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Female retirees in the cold face of poverty

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa recently acknowledged that “South Africa needs a new consensus to tackle poverty, unemployment and inequality”. Despite the government’s efforts to tackle poverty by providing government subsidies, it is still increasing. In 2020, it was reported that half of the population was experiencing hardship that has drawn individuals and households into […]

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Shackleton’s Lost Endurance Shipwreck Discovered Off Antarctica

Explorers have found one of the most famous shipwrecks in history, Endurance of Ernest Shackletondeep in the frigid sea off Antarctica, more than a century after it sank, they announced Wednesday. Endurance was discovered at a depth of 3,008 meters (9,869 feet) in the Weddell Sea, about six kilometers (four miles) from where it was […]

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Khanyi Mbau Addresses Concerns About ‘The Wife’

Actress and the star of The woman season two Khanyi Mbau has addressed fans’ concerns about the show in a Twitter thread that has gone viral. Her thoughts come a day before new episodes go live on Showmax, like every Thursday. “Morning guys! Big worries are flying around season 2 of the #thewifeshowmax. I think […]