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ACCORDING to the Financial Sector Conduct Authority, almost 4.8 million South Africans have not claimed their pension savings, worth almost R42 billion. This money has the potential to change the lives of many. Speaking during a Money Smart Week even
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Crowning Moment
The winner of Sri Lanka’s biggest beauty prize suffered head injuries after a rival tried to steal her crown. Pushpika de Silva won the Mrs Sri Lanka title this week. Moments after the crown was placed on her head, 2019 winner Caroline Jurie, ripped
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Building A Nest Egg? Don’t Eat The Chickens
AS A child born and having spent some of my childhood days in rural Bushbuckridge, I was accustomed to the irritating cluck of our chickens serving as a morning alarm. The chickens were never pets; they were food. Well, at least that’s how my father
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A MULTI-PART documentary series about Kanye West’s life and career is set to land on Netflix this year. According to Billboard, the streaming giant is rumoured to have spent “upwards of $30 million” on the series. The untitled project is being helmed
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Your Stars
A new year for a new you. So renew those dreams, don’t give up, it’s all yours. Somehow you can have it all, despite all the challenges presented. But you’re the better for it. So take it as it comes. You’re ready. A week where you should be winning.
Independent on Saturday4 min de lectureCrime & Violence
System Working Despite The Zuma State Capture Saga
ONE of the distinguishing features of a democracy is the separation of powers into three distinct branches of government. These are: • The Executive which governs the country. The head of the Executive is the president. • The Judiciary ensures that l
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King AB’s Reign As Mr 360 Is Heavenly For IPL Fans
AB de Villiers is among an elite group of Indian Premier League (IPL) originals. He was there in 2008 and this weekend he will start his 14th season in the IPL, writes MARK KEOHANE DE Villiers is comfortably a localised foreigner and no other foreign
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Read the latest Simply Green magazine – the Energy edition – in which we show you how to go off the grid and lead a more sustainable life. It is also full of insights and opinions on the topic from some of the country’s top energy experts. Not to be
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Zinnbauer Confident Bucs Can Sail Past Benghazi
ORLANDO Pirates coach Josef Zinnbauer is relatively satisfied with his team’s outing in the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup, but banks on their impressive home record to inspire them to victory against Ahli Benghazi tomorrow. The Buccaneers
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Mthalane Set To Defend His Ibf Title In London
SEASONED campaigner, Moruti “Baby face” Mthalane, is fist-ready to step in the ring after his year-long break. The International Boxing Federation (IBF) champion has a massive comeback match in London, on April 30, where he will defend his title agai
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JORDAN’S King Abdullah said sedition has been quashed after a rift with his half-brother and former heir Prince Hamza. “Nothing comes close to what I felt – shock, pain and anger – as a brother and guardian of the Hashemite family and a leader of thi
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10 Tips To Reduce Your Electricity Demand
THE first step towards boosting South Africa’s energy security is to reduce our national demand, and with households directly consuming around 25% of the electricity generated by Eskom, it is important to do our bit in our homes. Here are some tips t
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Action-packed Day Of Mixed Martial Arts Championship
THE Mixed Martial Arts South Africa (MMASA) Amateur Championship kicked off in fine style at the AMMA Underground in Edenvale yesterday. Fighters from across the country arrived in Gauteng to compete over three days – in an elimination-structured eve
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Battering The Scatterlings Of Africa
FOR all its obvious failures and shortcomings, Africa has an unrivalled ability to enchant. It grabs hard and doesn’t let go. When Out of Africa author Karen Blixen returned to her native Denmark after 17 years in Kenya, she became deeply depressed.
Independent on Saturday6 min de lectureCrime & Violence
SACP Has Long Fought For The Landless
THIS year marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the SACP at the inaugural congress of the party held from July 30 to August 1, 1921. The party’s founding resolution was passed on the first day of the congress, July 30, 1921. The SACP became
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LOCAL Roush importer Performance Centre says it expects to welcome the first 2021 Roush Mustangs to its Pretoria showroom in the second quarter. The 2021 Roush Stage 3 Mustang GT gets serious performance upgrades thanks largely to a Roush TVS2650 sup
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HYUNDAI has released a teaser sketch of its upcoming Alcazar SUV, which is believed to be closely based on the Creta. While the cabin will probably be closely modelled on the recently launched second-generation Creta, Hyundai is promising “ample” roo
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Phoenix Girl Needs Donor Match
KYRA Ramdin from Phoenix is 11 years old. She loves her dog Zeus more than anything, as well as horse riding, ice skating and reading. She also urgently needs to find a donor match for a blood cell stem transplant after being diagnosed with leukaemia
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All Are Responsible For Victory
“WE ARE still a long way from where we want to be,” said Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula. “We must not claim easy victories.” Those mourning the 235 people who died on our roads over the four days of Easter would not consider this a victory, easy o
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Hopefield Homestead Friends Start ‘Food Forest’
FIVE friends have created a community on a smallholding on the West Coast where they grow a sustainable food forest and minimise their environmental impact in a permaculture way of life. Five years ago, Ester Kruger went on a career development cours
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Power Of The Psychopaths
ONE of the human race’s biggest problems has been that people who occupy positions of power are often incapable of using power in a responsible way. In the past, this was mostly because of hereditary systems which assigned power to kings and lords an
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How To Make Financial Planning A Family Affair
JUST as a ship’s captain is ultimately responsible for the well-being of those aboard his vessel, managing the family finances is serious stuff, strictly to be dealt with by the head of the house, right? Think again … This might have been the norm in
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Former European Stars Who Could Have Played For Bafana
ACCORDING to Fifa rules, one can represent a nation if they were born there, if their parents were born there or if the player in question has lived in the country for two years continuously. While Hans Vonk, Pierre Issa and Dean Furman spent the maj
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Find Puddles Of Tranquillity When You Just Sits
DEEP breath in. Hold. Be calm and mindful. Breath out. Repeat. It sounds so simple, but many people find it very difficult to settle down for a “planned” session of mindfulness or meditation. The more natural state is to get lost in thought, or non-t
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Warning: Tax Implications On High Contributions
IF YOUR contributions to a retirement annuity (RA) fund are escalating at too high a rate, you may at some point exceed the limits on which they are tax-deductible, warns Charles McAllister. The limits are 27.5% of taxable income or remuneration, up
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3 Ways To Keep Fit On Your Next Holiday
ANDENE Thomson, founder of Healthy Girl and one of SA’s leading health and fitness personalities, shares some easy-to-do exercises that you can include during your next trip. 1. Place your band just above your knees. 2. Start in a standing position a
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Premium Bag-in-box Wine... Its Time Has Finally Come
REMEMBER back in the day when drinking wine out of a box was the worst thing you could do? Well, as they say, the times they are a-changing because we are now seeing the resurgence of boxed wine. But not just any boxed wine. No. This is premium wine,
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World’s Highest Infinity Pool
FOR the best views of the Ain Dubai and Palm Jumeirah in Dubai, head to Address Beach Resort’s infinity pool. The length of the infinity pool is 94.84m and stands tall at 293.906m, making it the world’s highest infinity pool, according to Guinness Wo
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The Timavo’s Last Mad Dash
THE story of the Italian vessel Timavo, whose captain ran her aground off the Zululand coast rather than face capture by the Allied forces in 1940, featured in Maritime Memories in the World Ship Society’s Durban (WSS) newsletter this month. The dram
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