New SA medical aid bills will change your life

The health minister has outlined several changes to the law, which should have a positive impact on existing consumers as well as those without access to proper medical care.

Minister of Health Aaron Motsoaledi on Thursday explained the expected impact of the new Health Insurance Bill and Medical Schemes Amendment Bill at the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) building in Pretoria.

New SA medical aid bills will change your life

New SA medical aid bills will change your life

The health minister has outlined several changes to the law, which should have a positive impact on existing consumers as well as those without access to proper medical care.

Koko the gorilla dead at 46

Koko the gorilla dead at 46

Famed gorilla Koko, known for her mastery of sign language, has died in California, a research centre announced Thursday.
DA takes Juju to Human Rights Commission

DA takes Juju to Human Rights Commission

Two separate incidents will see the official opposition attempt to get the EFF leader to answer to the Human Rights Commission.
WATCH: Cash-in-transit heist hits Hillbrow, cop killed in shootout

WATCH: Cash-in-transit heist hits Hillbrow, cop killed in shootout

Six suspects have already been cornered and arrested, while the police recovered seven firearms and confiscated three vehicles.
ANC Gauteng chief whip in R1.2bn graft scandal

ANC Gauteng chief whip in R1.2bn graft scandal

The chief whip is among those implicated in a massive scandal described as ‘a textbook example of state capture in practice’. 
North West premier candidate Mokgoro a small stopgap measure – Cope

North West premier candidate Mokgoro a small stopgap measure – Cope

Copes says the candidate, Job Mokgoro will consistently find himself in the middle of a debilitating and raging war between two greedy factions of the ANC in the province.
SA Express June salaries to be paid – unions

SA Express June salaries to be paid – unions

Fedusa thanks Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan for securing emergency funding so the salaries for the cash-strapped airline could be paid.

Islamist attacks threaten Mozambique’s hopes of gas-driven boom

Attacks by armed groups in the northern province of Cabo Delgado have killed at least 39 people and displaced more than 1 000 since May.

Nelson Mandela Bay, Acsa to develop and enhance air routes to city

The city hopes to drive economic development with the development of existing and new regional air routes, as well as new international routes.

Jewels worth R4m robbed at Creative Jewellers, Port Elizabeth

The suspects fled in a white Renault getaway vehicle.

Dobsonville elders demand increase in pension to R2 000

‘We are supposed to pay R700 for electricity and R400 for rent. What are we going to eat with the R1 500 we [are] getting?’

Sanco welcomes Job Mokgoro’s nomination for North West premier

The organisation says Mokgoro is a reputable and seasoned administrator who brings a wealth of experience and professionalism.

Redevelopment of KZN shopping centres boosts small businesses

The redevelopment started in October 2017, and is expected to be finalised in October this year.

12 000 people flee Syria, but Russia ‘sceptical’ regarding war crimes

As many as 12 000 have been forced to flee their homes in Syria in the last few days, but Russia says it’s ‘sceptical’ about a UN report on war crimes.

George Clooney, John Legend fight family separations

Several celebrities have opened their wallets or made comments speaking out against the separation of children from their families at the US border.

lifestyle

Recipe: Aubergine, chickpea and coconut curry

A curry is the perfect winter comfort food.

Go to Soweto today to share the love and history

Take a drive down to Soweto today if you can, you won’t regret it.

How body oil became the beauty accessory of 2018

The shimmery makeup product has enjoyed a major revival this year.

Ditch your car to reduce your risk of dying from heart disease

Even using public transport is better for your health than travelling by car.

phakaaathi

Live Report: France vs Peru

Les Bleus just about edged out Australia in their Group C opener with a somewhat fortunate 2-1 win but they will hope to justify their tag as one of the pre-tournament favourites by putting on a better display against the South Americans on Thursday.

Preview: France vs Peru

Les Bleus just about edged out Australia in their Group C opener with a somewhat fortunate 2-1 win but they will hope to justify their tag as one of the pre-tournament favourites by putting on a better display against the South Americans on Thursday.

The sale of Bloemfontein Celtic is still on – Konco

Bloemfontein Celtic CEO Khumbulani Konco says the club is still up for sale and the deal will be concluded soon.

Matete shocked by Township Rollers sacking

Former Baroka FC player Tshepo ‘Skhwama’ Matete says he was shocked by the Township Rollers’ decision to terminate his contract.

sport

Springboks have a flexible definition for ‘capacity building’

Rassie Erasmus’ team for Saturday’s Test at Newlands illustrates that but it actually makes much sense.

We don’t want your refunds, disgruntled franchise tell Cricket SA

Fallout from CSA’s T20 Global League fiasco continues as owner threatens local federation, which has already lost about R212 million, with legal action.

Newlands will (probably) see a few Bok changes

Rassie Erasmus wants to develop proper backups for some of the positions in the national side without making the jersey cheap.

Sorry not sorry, says England veteran Brown after clash with Bloem fan

The Roses have consistently had run-ins with supporters as the pressure grows on the Springboks’ struggling opponents.

business

Redevelopment of KZN shopping centres boosts small businesses

The redevelopment started in October 2017, and is expected to be finalised in October this year.

New rules of the Customer Experience

The new rules of Customer Experience in the ‘Intelligent Experience Economy’.

Mondi completes acquisition of Egypt’s NPP

Mondi completed the acquisition for the equivalent of €24 million on a debt and cash free basis.

What is the Sars rate for future capital gains?

Q: I’m still in the process of legalising my offshore investments, including unit trusts in the UK.

world

Koko the gorilla dead at 46

Famed gorilla Koko, known for her mastery of sign language, has died in California, a research centre announced Thursday.

12 000 people flee Syria, but Russia ‘sceptical’ regarding war crimes

As many as 12 000 have been forced to flee their homes in Syria in the last few days, but Russia says it’s ‘sceptical’ about a UN report on war crimes.

Burger King pulls World Cup ad promoting sex with players

The burger chain has withdrawn an online ad offering free burgers to Russian women who get impregnated by football players.

George Clooney, John Legend fight family separations

Several celebrities have opened their wallets or made comments speaking out against the separation of children from their families at the US border.

opinion

Rape is the stain on our nation

This level of sexual abuse and rape is the most egregious violation of human rights in this country at present. There is no other way of expressing it.

Doors are closing on migrants, and climate refugees are yet to come

Even now many of the ‘economic migrants’ are really climate refugees, and this phenomenon is going to get bigger.

For the mothers who also have to play dad

Society has made a norm of parents who make children and, upon their birth, parental responsibilities become an optional extra.

When the pretty girl in class copies her homework from the nerd

It’s rare that we get to have a chuckle about the crisis in the Middle East. But sometimes you just have to laugh.

 

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The Citizen Trail Run 2018

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