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Radio legend Stan Katz is still voicing his opinion
With Stan Katz (aka ‘Stan the Man’ in his 702 days), you get the sense his last breath will be from behind a microphone. But that’s not going to happen for a long time.
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How reading books give rural children a fighting chance
Seeing over a thousand underprivileged children turn out in their school uniforms on a Saturday to celebrate the arrival of a shipment of reading books is enough to give anybody newfound faith in humanity.
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Businesswoman Sinazo Mtshengu’s political agenda: to fight corruption
‘I have to be honest. Corruption is a part of politics and it is a part of governance… However, South Africans must not suffer just because politicians have big egos.’
Shopowner complains that they are being ‘terrorised’ by the police.
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Shabnim Ismail: Protea women fast bowler shines on world stage
Ismail is currently the 10th-highest wicket taker in the ODI game and she is just one scalp away from becoming just the fourth woman to claim 100 wickets in the T20 format at global level.
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New baby blues – maternity leave can leave you in financial trouble
While maternity and paternity leave are both guaranteed under law, it is up to your employer to decide whether or not they pay you.
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Ramaphosa’s ‘smart city’ at Lanseria gets a thumbs-up

features Ramaphosa’s ‘smart city’ at Lanseria gets a thumbs-up

People working and living there are excited about the promised boom, but some are waiting to see whether the government implements Ramaphosa’s promises.

features How art helped construct Afrikaner nationalism in apartheid SA

Art and visual culture played a significant role in building a unified Afrikaner nationalism that allowed apartheid to thrive. A new book unpacks the issue.

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Zola Budd – Back in business in SA

features Zola Budd – Back in business in SA

Apart from running the Comrades and Two Oceans ultra-marathons, she hopes to capitalise on her visit by giving a series of business-related workshops and talks.

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Sabine Dall’Omo: Breaks boundaries in male-dominated profession

features Sabine Dall’Omo: Breaks boundaries in male-dominated profession

The Siemens CEO for southern and eastern Africa has worked tirelessly to push the continent forward by encouraging the advancement of science and technology.

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Two months without a drop in the City of Gold

features Two months without a drop in the City of Gold

The residents of Itsoseng informal settlement just outside Johannesburg’s Northern suburbs are used to getting by with very little but for the past two months they have been forced to endure almost constantly dry taps, with water only running for a few hours in the midnight hours.

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Christine Geldart: Marven Equipment owner breaks the glass ceiling

features Christine Geldart: Marven Equipment owner breaks the glass ceiling

Fearless and resilient, she has grown her company to one of South Africa’s top metal vehicle equipment manufacturers.

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Floods, storms, and disasters… How apartheid ensured Gauteng’s poor continue to suffer

features Floods, storms, and disasters… How apartheid ensured Gauteng’s poor continue to suffer

With every natural disaster that strikes, it appears to be the poorest among South Africans that bear the brunt. The reason for this is a historical one, as the after-effects of apartheid spatial planning continues to wreak havoc, and the middle class fight against change.

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Terror on our doorstep, as Mozambique insurgency brews

features Terror on our doorstep, as Mozambique insurgency brews

An insurgency crisis is brewing next door to South Africa and it is time neighbours and global superpowers stepped in, experts have urged. The home of what is set to become one of the world’s biggest natural gas reserve, Cabo Delgado, in northern Mozambique was home to a somewhat mysterious group of insurgents, which have to date killed at least 600 people.

features Dedicated cop has spent 35 years putting violent criminals behind bars

The police captain says his calling is to hunt down those who perpetuate vicious crimes against women and children.

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Crowdfunding: what you need to know before parting with your cash

features Crowdfunding: what you need to know before parting with your cash

In a country where fraud and Ponzi schemes trickle down from the halls of Parliament to the pavement peddler, suspicion may be warranted.

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Major-General ‘Mannetjies’ MJ De Goede – leader with faith in the forces

features Major-General ‘Mannetjies’ MJ De Goede – leader with faith in the forces

‘We have a very tight budget, and it’s diminishing every year … If we take another budget cut, then we are really in trouble,’ says the hardened career soldier.

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The real family, and story, behind the Poppie Nongena film

features The real family, and story, behind the Poppie Nongena film

Despite previous reports that she had earned royalties from the book until her dying day, the family of the woman that the recent Poppie Nongena film is based on is adamant that she died a pauper.

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Big pHat lies? Can you trust the health supplement industry?

features Big pHat lies? Can you trust the health supplement industry?

Despite the strides made in legislation protecting consumers against bogus herbal miracle cures and other quackery, one can still find any number of products claiming to treat life-threatening illnesses.

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Jordy Smith – Professional surfer riding crest of a wave

features Jordy Smith – Professional surfer riding crest of a wave

He hopes his consistency and experience, more than anything else, will carry him to glory when he chases his newest goal of a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics in July.



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