Pretoria News Weekend3 min de lecture
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 de lectureAutomotive
Quick Read
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
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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 de lectureInternational 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 de lectureInternational 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 de lectureAutomotive
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 de lectureMedical
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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How To Deal With A Passenger From Hell
WHETHER you’re on the red-eye flight and all you want to do is catch 40 winks before you land, the last thing you need is to have to deal with an annoying passenger seated next to you. Even though you carefully selected your seat, you just never know
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Zozibini Tunzi Overwhelmed With Emotion During Last Walk
SOUTH African beauty queen Zozibini Tunzi was overwhelmed with emotion as she took her final walk as the reigning Miss Universe 2019. Zozibini handed her crown to new Miss Universe Miss Mexico Andrea Meza. She posted a picture of herself on her Insta
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Africa Luxury Hotlist – Where To Go If Money Is No Object
WHEN you think about Africa, what is the first thing that comes to your mind? For me, Africa is rich. Rich in experiences, in culture, in history, in landscapes and luxury. In celebration of Africa Day on Tuesday, May 25, here is a guide to some dest
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Editor’s Choice On Iol
THE “side hustle” has been around a lot longer than you might think. The phrase was first used during the recession of the 1950s, when people had to find additional ways to supplement their income in order to make ends meet. It stands to reason that
Pretoria News Weekend1 min de lectureWellness
Counting Sheep
Sleeping well at night is incredibly important. It rejuvenates us and preps us to kick-start the next day with energy. But often, we find that no matter how exhausted we might be, we can’t sleep. Go to: www.iol.co.za/lifestyle/food-drink ■
Pretoria News Weekend1 min de lecturePolitics
‘I Have Not Misled Nation On E-tolls’ – Mbalula
TRANSPORT Minister Fikile Mbalula said yesterday he had not misled the National Council of Provinces when he promised a possible solution on e-tolls within two weeks earlier this month. Speaking during a debate on the transport budget vote debate, Mb
Pretoria News Weekend1 min de lecture
Nicki Minaj’s Nude Snap ‘Causes Website To Crash’
NICKI Minaj’s nearly nude snap in a pair of custom hot pink Crocs reportedly caused a 4900% spike in sales of the footwear. The 38-year-old rapper posed with just two fluffy heart pillows covering her modesty and a pair of bedazzled Crocs, featuring
Pretoria News Weekend2 min de lecture
Reusable Bags To Fund Forests
LEADING up to World Environment Day on June 5, Pick n Pay has launched its latest 100% reusable bag, featuring some of South Africa’s most beautiful trees. It is designed to bring visibility and awareness to the country’s important forest ecosystems
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6 Die After Bus Catches Fire
SIX passengers were killed and 57 escaped with multiple injuries after a bus caught fire on Moloto Road yesterday. Tshwane Emergency Services spokesperson Charles Mabaso said they were notified that there was a bus on fire on Moloto Road just before
Pretoria News Weekend3 min de lectureCrime & Violence
Insurers ‘Must Prove Reckless Driving’ Before Rejecting A Claim
EXCEEDING the speed limit is not generally on its own a sufficient reason for an insurer to reject a car insurance claim if you cause an accident. The insurer must prove that you were driving recklessly. This is according to a case study in the 2020
Pretoria News Weekend2 min de lecture
Highlanders Extend Australian Pain After Hurricanes Crush Rebels
THE Otago Highlanders fended off the Western Force 25-15 in Perth yesterday to extend Australia's winless streak to 7-0 in the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman competition. The Highlanders' away win followed the Wellington Hurricanes' 35-13 romp over the Mel
Pretoria News Weekend3 min de lectureEthnic Studies
Africa’s Contribution To Civilisation
ON MAY 25 we will be celebrating Africa Day, reflecting on the valuable contributions that Africa makes to human development and advancement. People on the continent, according to the Baháí Writings have “a great contribution to make to the advanceme
Pretoria News Weekend5 min de lecture
TV Guide
Athletics: World Athletics Continental Tour: Bronze Meeting – Meeting Jaen Paraiso Interior, 7.30pm, VR4 Cycling: Giro d’Italia, Stage 14: Cittadella to Monte Zoncolan (205km), 11.20am, VR1 Golf: PGA Championship, Day 3, Second Feed, 2pm, GOL, CRI
Pretoria News Weekend1 min de lecture
Now You Can Bid On Your SA Holidays
CAR and house bids have been around for ages, but now travellers can also bid on their holidays. With the travel sector facing severe strain due to the pandemic, Mike Richardson came up with an idea to entice travellers with affordable holidays. Rich
Pretoria News Weekend4 min de lectureMedical
Leaders Show The Way
MEC FOR Health in Limpopo Dr Phophi Ramathuba said she was very emotional after two Zion Christian Church (ZCC) leaders had their Covid-19 vaccinations. His Grace the Right Reverend Bishop Dr Barnabas Edward Lekganyane and his wife, Elizabeth, as wel
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Kane Rules Out Overseas Move, Wants Shearer’s Goal Record
TOTTENHAM Hotspur striker Harry Kane has ruled out moving abroad if he leaves the north London club at the end of the season. England captain Kane's future at Tottenham has been the subject of intense speculation with the club failing to qualify for
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Pretoria News Weekend3 min de lectureAutomotive
Verstappen Needs To Put The Squeeze On Hamilton
THE Monaco GP is on the bucket list of world sporting events for many, and who can deny its glitz, glamour and the courage, skill and talent it takes to squeeze an F1 car through its insanely tight circuit? After being cancelled last year due to Covi
Pretoria News Weekend2 min de lectureBiology
Researchers Zoom In On Giraffe
AN INTERDISCIPLINARY research team based at the University of the Free State (UFS) is trying to decode the eating behaviour of giraffe to help ensure their survival in Africa. While giraffe do relatively well in South Africa, in other African countri
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