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Unions Reject 2.8% Wage Offer For Municipal Workers
MUNICIPAL workers’ unions have rejected a wage increase offer of 2.8% from local government. Ahead of wage negotiations for the 2021/2022 financial year, the South African Local Government Association (Salga) proposed a 2.8% salary increase for munic
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‘I Did Not Kill My Friend’
ASHEN Vishnudath, who is on trial for the alleged killing of a mechanic, has denied being responsible for his death. Vishnudath, 29, of Reservoir Hills, was testifying during his evidence-in-chief at the Durban High Court last Wednesday. According to
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Public Can Submit Input On Proposed Tariff Hikes
RATEPAYER associations say they intend on commenting on the proposed tariff hikes scheduled to start in July. Last year, the eThekwini Municipality released its draft budget for 2020/2021. It said electricity would rise by 14.59%, water by 8.5%, refu
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Helios Oil Shortages Expected
UNITY Food Products, which manufactures Helios oil, has said that there would be a shortage of the product. According to an advertisement (see Page 5), Unity Food Products said the stock was limited. Farouk Vawda, the general manager, said the shorta
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Accused To Undergo Psychiatric Evaluation
THE man accused of kidnapping, raping and killing 22-year-old Tongaat woman Komell Pillay, will undergo a psychiatric assessment before he stands trial. This is to determine if he was of sound mind at the time of the incident. Siphiwe Mthembu, 21, ap
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This week is about teamwork and making the most of opportunities offered by others. Use your intuition to make a wise decision. You are being guided by spirit. Lucky colour: blue. The energy around you is shifting and the wheel of fortune is turning
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Who Will Replace The ‘Special One’ At Spurs?
TOTTENHAM Hotspur confirmed the appointment of Ryan Mason as its interim head coach for the remainder of the 2020-21 season yesterday. The club had sacked manager Jose Mourinho on Monday following a string of poor results in the ongoing season. "Foll
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Abandoned SAPS Houses A ‘Crime Den’
A MUD-STAINED teddy bear, broken bottles, shattered windows, dense bush and the stench of faeces are all that remain at two abandoned state-owned SAPS houses in Brindhaven, Verulam. The buildings in Russom Street were formerly occupied by police capt
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Monument Must Convey A Meaningful Message
THE decision of the 1860 Commemoration Monument Committee – to defer plans to avert a monumental disaster and to call for public participation to express concepts and ideas for a commemorative monument – is refreshing. More recently, monuments throug
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Former Employees Accused Of Corruption
TWO information technology (IT) executives, previously employed by mobile network Cell C, were charged with fraud and corruption amounting to more than R130 million. Adriaan Pillay, 39, and Ismail Adanjee Mohamed, 44, appeared in the Specialised Comm
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Either You Are In Or You’re Out, Fifa Warns Super League Clubs
FIFA president Gianni Infantino told the 12 breakaway European Super League clubs on Tuesday that they could not be "half in, half out" of the established football system and must face up to the reality of their decision. Real Madrid, Barcelona, Manc
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When Religious Dress And Politics Collide
AS SECULARISM grows in most countries, religious education and societal dress codes still court controversy. The Sri Lankan government, on the second anniversary of the Easter Sunday bombings, is pushing for bills to be passed in parliament to ban Mu
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Be Prepared For Some UFC-like Fight Against Sharks
THE fourth month of 2021 and the fishing is still going very well. Giant couta offshore, plenty of edibles from the shore and heaps of freshwater action! The beaches and bricks have been producing some good catches. The early risers can still get the
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Judge Dismisses Mosque’s Appeal
JUDGE Sidwell Mngadi has rejected an application to appeal his judgment on the Muslim call to prayer, or Azaan. The judgment was delivered in the Durban High Court on March 26 although the written judgment has yet to be released. The matter began ear
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SA Cricket Captains Fear Suspension
SOUTH Africa's Test captain Dean Elgar, limited overs captain Temba Bavuma and women's captain Dane van Niekerk signed a statement by the country's cricketers in which they apologised to stakeholders for the administrative crisis in Cricket South Afr
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Illicit Cigarettes Burn Industry
THE illicit cigarette sector in South Africa has grown, say small business owners who are still recovering from their losses due to the recent ban on the product. Ipsos, a market research and consulting firm, conducted cigarette retail and wholesale
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Son Kills Dad
DEENAN Ryan and his son Shamith shared a close relationship. But on April 10, while drinking alcohol together at their home in Tarkastad, in the Eastern Cape, they allegedly began arguing. Minutes later, one of them was dead. Ryan, 57, a businessman,
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Trading Shuts Down For Temple Vendors
TRADERS and vendors in several towns of Tamil Nadu, India, were expecting to make up for the losses of last year when the lockdown made it impossible to conduct temple festivals. However, with the second wave of the pandemic hitting the state, the go
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India’s Poor Fear A Return To Lockdown
INDIA is witnessing a sharp spike in Covid-19 cases after months of declining numbers had given the country hope it had made it through the worst of the pandemic relatively unscathed. On March 1, India recorded just 12 286 new cases but, since early
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France In Bid To Ban The Hijab
THE French senate has proposed banning the wearing of the hijab for girls under the age of 18 and for mothers accompanying their children to swimming pools or on school trips. According to Euronews, the proposals need the approval of France’s Nationa
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Mourinho Fired While Man United Shine
THE Walter Sisulu University (WSU) drew attention last week after performing a rendition of the New Zealand “Kapa o Pango” haka ahead of their thrashing of the Durban University of Technology. New Zealand Rugby has since said that they have no proble
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What Causes Learners And Students To Develop Low Self-esteem?
I AM taking an antidepressant that results in a recurring nightmare. It’s a nightmare of being back at university and struggling to understand advanced mathematics, while my colleagues in class don’t seem perturbed. On some nights, the nightmare shif
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False Advertising Blow For Beauti Food
TWO household names in the food industry were recently at loggerheads after claims of false advertising. Tiger Brands, one of South Africa’s largest manufacturers and distributors of packaged goods, took Futurelife, known for its high protein smart f
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A Model Mosque Should Be Functional
THE Muslim community should try to evolve the construction of the mosques at a lesser cost, making it a centre of learning and practice. In Islam, a mosque is a humble way for man to create a place where divine presence on Earth could be called for.
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Breakdown Of Law And Order Remains A Challenge
IT TAKES just over an hour to drive from Ngcobo in the Eastern Cape to the Walter Sisulu University in Umtata. Sisulu, one of the founding fathers of our democracy, was born in Ngcobo in 1912. His mother, Alice Mase Sisulu, was a domestic worker. His
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House Robber Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison
TWO families who were targeted by an alleged house robbery syndicate last year felt justice was served after one of the robbers was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment. Zamani Lloyd Blose, 32, of Lamont-ville, pleaded guilty to robbery, housebreaking
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Avoca Trucking Firms ‘Contravene By-laws’
RESIDENTS in Prince Mhlangana Road in Avoca, north of Durban, are fed up with illegal trucking in the area. They said three privately owned plots of land, which were initially a river meander, had been used as trucking depots by businesses for about
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In South Africa, ‘We The People’ Is Only For A Chosen Few
AS AN INDIAN South African, I’ve become rather concerned about the hype we hear about our country – all this talk about South Africa being Africa’s leader. Some have added a gratuitous subtitle saying: “South Africa: A world power.” And I just don’t
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