R1bn claim storm hits SA insurers

MiWay received more than 1 000 vehicle claims amounting to an estimated R17 million following the catastrophic weather events that ravaged parts of the country two weeks ago.

As parts of Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga pick up the pieces following extreme weather events, the insurance industry, facing a spate of claims, is likely to pay out more than R1 billion in motor vehicle damages alone.

R1bn claim storm hits SA insurers

R1bn claim storm hits SA insurers

MiWay received more than 1 000 vehicle claims amounting to an estimated R17 million following the catastrophic weather events that ravaged parts of the country two weeks ago.

Former Test umpire repents after he stole from a liquor shop

Former Test umpire repents after he stole from a liquor shop

Australian Darrell Hair, a controversial figure in world cricket who stood in 78 Tests, said it was to feed his gambling addiction.
Western Province insist they’re already in ‘final mode’

Western Province insist they’re already in ‘final mode’

Despite not playing all that well in their Currie Cup semi, the Capetonians are grateful they had to slug it out ahead of meeting the Sharks.
Expect Gigaba to increase taxes

Expect Gigaba to increase taxes

He doesn’t seem to have any option.
‘Violent’ suspect stabs cop to death in Limpopo

‘Violent’ suspect stabs cop to death in Limpopo

The stabbing and killing of the officer comes on the heels of the death of another cop, who was killed in the same region three weeks ago.
Uber customer stabbed in face

Uber customer stabbed in face

South African musician Jack Parrow said the Uber driver allegedly told the man to get out of the vehicle and left him stranded, injured and alone.
Getting cosy with Putin is dangerous

Getting cosy with Putin is dangerous

The Russians have a booming nuclear power plant industry which needs feeding.

Costs of Durban storm damage rise above R500m

As many as 60 wards were affected with 3 112 households impacted.

Tiger Woods teases again with ‘Return of the Stinger’

Continuing his recovery, the American shows off one of the shots that made him a superstar in his heyday.

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Nolan Hoffman isn’t finished just yet

Following his Amashova crown at the weekend, the 32-year-old wants to make history next month – three domestic classic titles.

Most local fund managers expect ratings downgrade in 2018

Agencies likely to adopt wait-and-see stance on local bond rating – survey.

Time to punish all taxi-Uber thugs

It is becoming clear that meter taxi drivers are prepared to attack Uber’s passengers as well as its drivers.

Follow classic De Kock

Mujaafy in Race 7 looks to be the best bet of the trio.

Pretoria advocate who allegedly hit woman with beer bottle out on bail

The victim said her phone screen was cracked during the attack and she lost the keys to her flat.

lifestyle

Recipe: Crunchy Thai beef salad

A light lunch or dinner full of satisfying crunch and delicious flavours.

Funny people are more intelligent than their serious peers

Research shows that funny people are also nicer to be around.

Why food and TV don’t mix

Watching TV while you eat could make you pile on the kilos.

Recipe: Spiced baby spinach and ricotta filo parcels

Creamy, salty and flaky, spiced baby spinach and ricotta filo parcels are delicious starters.

phakaaathi

Baroka’s Masuluke​ misses out on Fifa Puskas Award

Baroka FC goalkeeper Oscarine Masuluke lost out to Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud for the FIFA Puskas Award at The Best Fifa Football Awards ceremony in London on Monday night.

What’s in Mgosi this week?

Here is what you will find in your Mgosi inside Phakaaathi, a soccer publication available free with your copy of The Citizen on Tuesday.

Sponsors not ditching Safa despite Jordaan’s rape claims

Despite the claims levelled against Safa president boss Danny Jordaan the association’s sponsors will not cut ties with the football body.

Supporters deserved better – Shabba

Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Siphiwe ‘Shabba’ Tshabalala feels Kaizer Chiefs should have done better in Soweto derby against Orlando Pirates.

sport

Tiger Woods teases again with ‘Return of the Stinger’

Continuing his recovery, the American shows off one of the shots that made him a superstar in his heyday.

Former Test umpire repents after he stole from a liquor shop

Australian Darrell Hair, a controversial figure in world cricket who stood in 78 Tests, said it was to feed his gambling addiction.

Western Province insist they’re already in ‘final mode’

Despite not playing all that well in their Currie Cup semi, the Capetonians are grateful they had to slug it out ahead of meeting the Sharks.

Nolan Hoffman isn’t finished just yet

Following his Amashova crown at the weekend, the 32-year-old wants to make history next month – three domestic classic titles.

business

Expect Gigaba to increase taxes

He doesn’t seem to have any option.

‘Impossible’ to consult Porritt through bars, says Bennett

Tigon’s Porritt, Bennett object to admitting documents.

The loss of skilled staff diminishes Sars’ brand

For every step in the right direction, Sars manages to tumble down two.

Dis-Chem earnings soar on new stores

Strong earnings growth to continue but high P/E makes stock vulnerable to disappointment, says analyst.

world

Catalan separatists vow ‘civil disobedience’ in standoff with Madrid

Catalan separatists Monday threatened “mass civil disobedience” if Madrid carries out threats to depose their leaders, as tensions mounted over a bid to sever the region from Spain.

New London pollution tax comes into force

Drivers of the most polluting vehicles face an extra daily charge for driving into central London under a scheme introduced Monday that aims to improve air quality in one of Europe’s most polluted cities.

Envoy warnings as Kenya’s divisive poll re-run approaches

Western nations on Monday warned starkly of Kenya’s ‘deteriorating political environment’ ahead of a presidential election re-run, urging the major parties to halt incitement and verbal attacks on institutions.

UN demands release of detained DR Congo opposition

The UN’s envoy for DR Congo on Monday called on the Congolese authorities to release opposition members arrested in the southeastern city of Lubumbashi Sunday for allegedly insulting President Joseph Kabila.

opinion

Time to punish all taxi-Uber thugs

It is becoming clear that meter taxi drivers are prepared to attack Uber’s passengers as well as its drivers.

Getting cosy with Putin is dangerous

The Russians have a booming nuclear power plant industry which needs feeding.

Zuma is bordering on dictatorship

If it is indeed true that the tunes our president is dancing to are of the Russian variety then we are in more trouble than we thought.

The loss of skilled staff diminishes Sars’ brand

For every step in the right direction, Sars manages to tumble down two.
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