City Press4 min de lectureCrime & Violence
Mahmood Mamdani On Equal Citizenship And 1994 Transition
Internationally renowned Ugandan academic Professor Mahmood Mamdani has explored South Africa’s troubles with corruption and offered possible explanations for why politicians keep being returned to power, despite being implicated in graft. Currently
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How Does The Fnb Etn Compare With Easyequities Easyfx?
Comparisons have been made between the FNB ETN range and the EasyEquities EasyFX platform, which allows you to purchase shares directly offshore for a low minimum. It is like comparing apples and oranges – both are fruit, but they are vastly differen
City Press5 min de lecturePolitical Ideologies
Let’s Expose The Demagogues In Our Midst
The Americans blame the Russians for Donald Trump, the British blame Jeremy Corbyn for Boris Johnson, and South Africans want to blame the intra-African ANC fighting for the dream deferred. Perhaps we could realise that we are witnessing a global spe
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Time To Fill Top PSL Positions
With the PSL chairmanship not expected to be contested, City Press has reliably learnt that there is a scramble for seats in the executive committee. The PSL will hold its quadrennial general meeting on November 11, where the new leadership will be
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New Online Service Evaluates Your Property And Cars
If you are looking to buy or sell a property, or even just find out what the properties in your area are worth, Lightstone Property has introduced an easy, low-cost valuation service for individuals. Having provided the service to estate agents and l
City Press5 min de lectureCrime & Violence
Land Reform Will Unlock Economic Potential
Land spells life. It is necessary for existence. It is the original source of all material wealth, the economic prosperity closely linked with the richness of natural resources. The possession of land connotes security and a better life; a permanent
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Business In The Time Of Covid-19
How did the Covid-19 pandemic change the consumer shopping and brand landscape in South Africa? Ask Afrika is the only research company in South Africa that has consistently tracked Covid-19-related fears, behaviours and beliefs with brand personas
City Press5 min de lecturePolitics
Calls To Axe Zuma, Ace
As the lobby grows for the ANC to act against secretary-general Ace Magashule, supporters of President Cyril Ramaphosa are starting to argue that until the party acts against his predecessor, Jacob Zuma, indiscipline will remain entrenched in the par
City Press5 min de lecturePsychology
Bheki Mlangeni Known As A Death Hospital
They are meant to be places of healing and safety for our most vulnerable, yet a recent spate of rapes at Gauteng health facilities have once again exposed the inadequate infrastructure for mental health patients, as well as the inadequacy of securit
City Press3 min de lectureAmerican Government
The Real Price Of A Presidential Race
‘Money can’t guarantee victory,” former US president Barack Obama wrote in his book, The Audacity of Hope, “but without money, and the television ads that consume all the money, you are pretty much guaranteed to lose.” Presidential races all over the
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One would have thought that Mbali Ntuli’s accent alone would have the DA faithful inviting her over for brunch or a braai – if not eating right out of her hand. She rounds her vowels, as befits a Model C-schooled head girl type, she’s versatile and –
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City Press3 min de lectureCrime & Violence
SA Post Office Wars Drag On
Axed SA Post Office board member Colleen Makhubele is challenging the decision to remove her from the board, and has instructed her legal team to apply for an urgent court application to set aside the decision. “I have been instructed to file an urge
City Press4 min de lectureMedical
‘Complacency’ Leads To New Covid-19 Infections
As emphatic warnings were sounded by Health Minister Zweli Mkhize about increasing new daily cases of Covid-19, igniting fears of a second wave of infections in the country, a recent survey has shown that the population is not only experiencing pande
City Press1 min de lectureTechnology & Engineering
Capitec Launches Financial Education On The Internet
Capitec Bank, South Africa’s leading digital bank, announced the launch of the Live Better Academy – a free financial education platform – this week. The courses offer practical tips and strategies to help people make smart financial decisions and ac
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The VAR Is An Assistant
I think that if the video assistant referee (VAR) was a human being, it would have committed suicide by now, or at least been in an asylum for the mentally ill. It was supposed to be the best thing since sliced bread or, as a former boss of mine at W
City Press3 min de lecturePsychology
The Benefits Of Trend Analysis
A COMPASS TO UNDERSTAND HOW MARKETS HAVE CHANGED AS A RESULT OF COVID-19 In the unique and colourful South African landscape, it is important for brands and advertisers to understand consumer behaviour concerning their brands and products, along wit
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Last week (City Press, October 18 2020), we reported on the tussle over the instrumentals for the song titled Intombi Yesgebengu by Babes Wodumo. The ongoing battle over authorisation to use the instrumental is between music production duo Demolition
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Scarred Trying To Save Kids From A Shack Fire
Zikhaya Sithole’s scars go deeper than those visible on his face and limbs. His eyes are sensitive and his hands don’t function properly, so he can no longer work as a welder. But when he plunged into a burning shack to try to save two young children
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RISK COVERAGE: An Umbrella When Dark Clouds Loom
Stage 4 cancer was diagnosed in a family member of Rob Rainier, regional head at Alexander Forbes. He relates: “As somebody who earned commission only and no basic salary, she would have been without an income for almost six months while she had to u
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Skills Awarded
Themba Zwane is the PSL’s footballer of the season, reaffirming what followers of the beautiful game have known for some time. The 31-year-old skilful wizard was the biggest winner at the PSL Awards on Thursday night. This after scoring a hat-trick o
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On Our Finances
It is no surprise that businesses and consumers have been detrimentally impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns, with about 50% of businesses considering themselves to be in a make-or-break situation between now and the end of the
City Press4 min de lectureCrime & Violence
GODONGWANA Accused Of Mismanagement
Irregularities relating to the writing-off of debt incurred in loans, fronting and the victimisation of board members are among allegations that have rocked the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA). At the centre of the uproar is DBSA board cha
City Press1 min de lectureTechnology & Engineering
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City Press6 min de lecturePolitical Ideologies
CIVIL SOCIETY Action Is The Politics Of The Future
The Donald Trump soap opera and America’s election season have overshadowed what may be the most significant lesson for South Africans – the extraordinary resurgence of civil society. The day after Trump was inaugurated as US president in January 201
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Mokoka’s New Record Is Due To The Lockdown
Stephen Mokoka’s improvement of the national half marathon record at the world championships in Poland last weekend came as a surprise for most observers in a year disrupted by Covid-19, but it didn’t exactly come out of left field for the athlete hi
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Why You Should Buy Local
Every year between November and January, South Africa experiences a spike in retail sales, predominantly due to the payment of bonuses that coincide with the December holiday break and, in recent years, the rise of the Black Friday phenomenon, which
City Press3 min de lecturePolitics
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
City Press3 min de lecturePolitics
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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