City Press3 min. leídosCrime & Violence
SIU findings ‘GARBAGE’
Axed Gauteng health MEC Bandile Masuku has made an urgent court application to overturn Special Investigating Unit (SIU) findings against him, which led to Premier David Makhura removing him from his position. In the court papers, Masuku stated that
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Durban Gen And Vutha Offer Mixed MEDICATION
The oddest thing about Vutha on SABC2 and Durban Gen on e.tv is that there is little mask-wearing visible on the two new local hospital dramas. Despite being produced in the midst of the Covid-19 coronavirus, the producers of both took conscious deci
City Press1 min. leídosPolitics
The Weird World Of Politics
Ekhurhuleni mayor Mzwandile Masina tried for relevance this week when he said black people must unite against arrests by the Hawks because they are targeting black professionals and black business. But he got a smackdown from the Black Management For
City Press3 min. leídosPolitics
CSA Board Members Dig In, Plunging Cricket Into ‘Unholy Mess’
Members of the board of Cricket SA (CSA) appear to be getting ready for a fight after the members’ council passed a resolution for the board to step down on Thursday. Board members Marius Schoeman, an independent director, and Eastern Province’s Don
City Press3 min. leídosCrime & Violence
Fired Da Member Molapo Cries Foul
Instead of clearing the air regarding the termination of Gauteng member of the provincial legislature Nkele Molapo’s DA membership, a leaked preliminary report (seen by City Press) compiled by investigating officer Anton Coetzee on Molapo’s alleged s
City Press3 min. leídosTechnology & Engineering
A Captiva, An Audi And A Quest
Bobby: I’m considering buying a 2015 2.2L Chevrolet Captiva. It’s diesel and automatic with 96 000km. It’s a great drive, but I’m concerned about automatic gearbox issues and spare parts, since the Captiva has been discontinued. Also, there is no mot
City Press2 min. leídosCrime & Violence
Kelly Khumalo’s Torrent Of Abuse
We are used to terms such as “trial by media”, “give me my day in court” and similar refrains from politicians each time they are caught with their hand in the cookie jar. On Friday morning, I felt that if ever there was a person who deserved to make
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SUNDOWNS Claim Turf
Defending league champions Mamelodi Sundowns made their intentions of retaining their title very clear from the onset, with a flawless display yesterday as they started their new campaign with an easy victory over rivals Kaizer Chiefs. Deadly sharps
City Press3 min. leídosPolitics
Ntuli Unlikely To Beat Steenhuisen
The DA’s interim leader, John Steenhuisen, and federal council chairperson, Helen Zille, will most likely retain their positions when the party hosts its national congress next weekend. About 2 000 delegates are expected to take part in the organisat
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Good News Eskom’s Monopoly Won’t Last Bad News Load Shedding Will Continue Deep Into Next Year
The South African energy supply industry is changing dramatically, with increasing numbers of alternatives to the Eskom monopoly. This will greatly aid the recovery of business confidence, economic growth and job creation, says Dr Roelof Botha, econo
City Press1 min. leídosLGBTQIA+ Studies
Hot & Not
“Homosexual people have the right to be in a family. They are children of God. What we have to have is a civil union law; that way they are legally covered.” With these words, Pope Francis, the head of the Catholic Church, finally gave his seal of ap
City Press3 min. leídos
TTM Must Get Its Act Together – Quickly
Billionaire investor and philanthropist Warren Buffett once said: “It takes 20 years to build a reputation, and five minutes to ruin it.” This is what newcomers Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila’s (TTM) lack of professionalism and amateurish behaviour ha
City Press4 min. leídosCrime & Violence
Crucial Evidence ‘Overlooked’ In Senzo Meyiwa Murder Case
Crucial evidence related to the murder case of Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa was overlooked, including a tip-off by his father that his son was the victim of a hit. In 2015, the soccer star’s father, Sam Meyiwa, gave police information about
City Press3 min. leídos
We Are Not Saving Enough For Retirement
Almost half of South Africans who earn more than R8 000 a month are not saving a single cent for their retirement. The latest 10X Retirement Reality report shows that 49% of the 15 million economically active South Africans in this income group have
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Tracking Trends With Icon Brands
This year, analysis yielded 238 product category winners and 55 Ask Afrika Platinum Brands. While not all of 238 product category winners can have an Iconic Status, these product category leaders often dominate their space and are iconic among the mo
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Celebrities support Nigeria
Rihanna, Kanye West and Nicki Minaj are among the many celebrities who have come out to support protests against police brutality in Nigeria. But protesters hit out when Beyoncé spoke up. Protesters say that on Tuesday night in Lagos, men in army fat
City Press3 min. leídos
Get Access To Offshore Shares
Thanks to technology, it is getting easier and cheaper for South Africans to get exposure to shares in listed global companies such as Apple, Facebook and Netflix. This month, FNB announced a new investment product that allows South Africans to get a
City Press5 min. leídosPolitical Ideologies
Black Unity Can’t Protect The Corrupt
The call attributed to a city mayor for black people to unite against the arrests made by the Hawks of those allegedly involved in corruption and malfeasance is an interesting one. He reasons that white people involved in graft are hardly arrested an
City Press2 min. leídos
Mosimane Dazzles From Chloorkop To Cairo
Pitso Mosimane is flying South Africa’s flag high in Egypt. Fresh from winning the Absa Premiership coach of the season award, Mosimane reached his second CAF Champions League final in four years. He has been an instant hit at his new club Al Ahly,
City Press4 min. leídosCrime & Violence
Mahmood Mamdani On Equal Citizenship And 1994 Transition
Internationally renowned Ugandan academic Professor Mahmood Mamdani has explored South Africa’s troubles with corruption and offered possible explanations for why politicians keep being returned to power, despite being implicated in graft. Currently
City Press1 min. leídos
How Does The Fnb Etn Compare With Easyequities Easyfx?
Comparisons have been made between the FNB ETN range and the EasyEquities EasyFX platform, which allows you to purchase shares directly offshore for a low minimum. It is like comparing apples and oranges – both are fruit, but they are vastly differen
City Press5 min. leídosPolitical Ideologies
Let’s Expose The Demagogues In Our Midst
The Americans blame the Russians for Donald Trump, the British blame Jeremy Corbyn for Boris Johnson, and South Africans want to blame the intra-African ANC fighting for the dream deferred. Perhaps we could realise that we are witnessing a global spe
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Time To Fill Top PSL Positions
With the PSL chairmanship not expected to be contested, City Press has reliably learnt that there is a scramble for seats in the executive committee. The PSL will hold its quadrennial general meeting on November 11, where the new leadership will be
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New Online Service Evaluates Your Property And Cars
If you are looking to buy or sell a property, or even just find out what the properties in your area are worth, Lightstone Property has introduced an easy, low-cost valuation service for individuals. Having provided the service to estate agents and l
City Press5 min. leídosCrime & Violence
Land Reform Will Unlock Economic Potential
Land spells life. It is necessary for existence. It is the original source of all material wealth, the economic prosperity closely linked with the richness of natural resources. The possession of land connotes security and a better life; a permanent
City Press4 min. leídos
Business In The Time Of Covid-19
How did the Covid-19 pandemic change the consumer shopping and brand landscape in South Africa? Ask Afrika is the only research company in South Africa that has consistently tracked Covid-19-related fears, behaviours and beliefs with brand personas
City Press5 min. leídosPolitics
Calls To Axe Zuma, Ace
As the lobby grows for the ANC to act against secretary-general Ace Magashule, supporters of President Cyril Ramaphosa are starting to argue that until the party acts against his predecessor, Jacob Zuma, indiscipline will remain entrenched in the par
City Press5 min. leídosPsychology
Bheki Mlangeni Known As A Death Hospital
They are meant to be places of healing and safety for our most vulnerable, yet a recent spate of rapes at Gauteng health facilities have once again exposed the inadequate infrastructure for mental health patients, as well as the inadequacy of securit
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