Weekend Argus Saturday3 min de lecture
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
Weekend Argus Saturday3 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
Weekend Argus Saturday4 min de lectureDiscrimination & 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
Weekend Argus Saturday4 min de lecture
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
Weekend Argus Saturday1 min de lecture
Connie Ferguson’s Family Foundation To Inspire Leaders
Connie Ferguson is “thrilled” to announce she and her family have started their own foundation dedicated to supporting disadvantaged individuals in the African continent, with the sole aim of empowering future leaders in business, education and film.
Weekend Argus Saturday1 min de lecture
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
Weekend Argus Saturday1 min de lecturePolitics
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
Weekend Argus Saturday5 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 (6
Weekend Argus Saturday1 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
Weekend Argus Saturday3 min de lectureCrime & Violence
Seasoned PI Vows To Solve 21-year-old Slaying
A FORMER police detective with close to 30 years of experience has vowed to solve the 21-year murder case of Rashanda Smith – despite her body not having been found. The former cop, Carlo Antha, was awarded Employee of the Year in the Western Cape an
Weekend Argus Saturday3 min de lecturePolitics
Zuma Trial Widens Party Divide
IN THE week that was and with the ANC increasingly torn apart by its step-aside resolution – which compels all members indicted for serious offences to vacate their positions – the appearance of former president Jacob Zuma before the Pietermaritzburg
Weekend Argus Saturday2 min de lectureCooking, Food & Wine
Sip And Savour At One&Only’s New Wine Studio
THE ONE&Only Cape Town has one of the most diverse wine collections in Africa and has just launched its wine studio. The hotel referred to the wine studio as a “glossy and suave space where guests can discover sensational wine journeys such as sip an
Weekend Argus Saturday1 min de lectureCrime & Violence
DNA Not Ready In Sibusiso Dakuse’s Case
TWO CHILD murders were on the Western Cape High Court roll yesterday, and one awaits a DNA outcome. Marvin Minnaar, 23, made an appearance at the Cape High Court for a pre-trial conference where the State revealed they were still awaiting the DNA res
Weekend Argus Saturday3 min de lecturePsychology
Covid Impact Revealed In Life Companies’ Claims Data
LIFE insurance claims statistics for 2020 released this week by Liberty and Old Mutual reveal how Covid-19 has disrupted normal business between life insurers and consumers, directly and indirectly. Old Mutual paid out 22% more on claims for its unde
Weekend Argus Saturday2 min de lecture
Will The Sharks Ride The Cape Storm?
THE Sharks and Stormers do battle at Jonsson Kings Park at 1pm today in the first match of the second-round of Rainbow Cup SA. Mike Greenaway looks at three factors that could influence the outcome. The big talking point after the Sharks were soundly
Weekend Argus Saturday2 min de lecture
Gigabas Air Their Dirty Laundry
THE battle of the Gigabas took centre stage at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture as former minister Malusi Gigaba and his estranged wife, Norma Mngoma went head to head about their relationship with the Guptas, their finances and lifestyle
Weekend Argus Saturday3 min de lecture
Protect Your Capital Through Risk Management
RISK management is often under-appreciated by investors because it is not always obvious what risks they really face when making investment decisions. An important risk that many investors face, often unknowingly, is concentration risk. This is where
Weekend Argus Saturday2 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
Weekend Argus Saturday2 min de lectureSocial Science
City Challenges Report On Public Participation In Budget
THE story “Few participate in draft City of Cape Town budget”, Weekend Argus, May 15, 2021, refers. The article expresses an opinion that public participation on the budget was “low” without any real analysis (although even amid a Covid-19 year, the
Weekend Argus Saturday3 min de lecture
Stone-throwers Convert Their Gang Into A Soccer Team
A GROUP of youths who were once part of a gang who stoned rival gangs on a sports field has exchanged their bricks for a soccer ball. They were once called the K-Way gang – but today they are K-Way United. Weekend Argus met with the baby-faced soccer
Weekend Argus Saturday2 min de lecturePolitics
Van Damme Denies She Quit Party
NTOMBI NKOSI ntombi.nkosi@inl.co.za PHUMZILE van Damme has denied that she has resigned as a member of the DA. The DA this week accepted her resignation as MP and member of the party. But yesterday Van Damme said she remained a DA member and there
Weekend Argus Saturday2 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
Weekend Argus Saturday1 min de lecturePolitical Ideologies
Quick Read
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
Weekend Argus Saturday2 min de lecture
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
Weekend Argus Saturday1 min de lecture
Victorian Home To Snap Up
A SEMI-detached house in Woodstock will come under the Rawson hammer on Wednesday at noon. The two-bedroom home (pictured), on a 160m² erf, has a family bathroom, an open-plan lounge/dining area and a kitchen. It has a well-maintained garden and a vi
Weekend Argus Saturday4 min de lecture
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
Weekend Argus Saturday1 min de lecture
RDP House Converted To Art Centre For Children
A PASSIONATE fine artist from Khayelitsha has turned an RDP house into an art centre which includes a gallery for children and creatives from the area. The two-bedroom house has been converted into an art gallery and an art studio, with some office s
Weekend Argus Saturday1 min de lecture
100-year-old Receives Covid-19 Vaccine
MAUREEN Waddington, 100, of Elphin Lodge retirement village in Modderfontein, received her Covid-19 jab this week as part of phase 2 of government’s vaccination programme. ■
Weekend Argus Saturday1 min de lecture
What Travellers Will Give Up For A Year For Safe Travel
WHAT would you give up to travel safely again? Would you sacrifice one of your vices? Would you give up your favourite food? Would you give up the comforts of your home to spend a night in prison? Well, according to the Summer 2021 & Revenge Travel S
Weekend Argus Saturday2 min de lecture
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
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