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A Freedom Day Daycation Guide
Getting started Your daycation spot should not be far from your home. Try to limit driving time by choosing a destination 30 to 90 minutes away from your city. Check out the establishments that are open and find out what their requirements are for v
Sunday Independent4 min. leídosPolitics
Roll Up Sleeves To Make Wishes Come True
IN 1955, the People of South Africa congregated in Kliptown, in the former Transvaal, where they came up with The Freedom Charter. This document came up with so many idealistically great things that “the State” was going to give or provide to all for
Sunday Independent3 min. leídosPolitics
Outsourcing Stats SA’s Functions Or Imposing Hefty Budget Cuts A Bad Move
MARIANA Muzzucato, a Presidential Economic Advisory Council member, has breathed life into the contestations about the political economy and the role of the government in the state. Muzzucato has introduced a concept of an entrepreneurial state. She
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Djokovic Hopes Covid-19 Vaccine Will Not Become Compulsory
NOVAK Djokovic said he hopes it will not become mandatory for players to get vaccinated against Covid-19 to compete on the ATP circuit and that their freedom of choice should be supported. The ATP earlier this month issued new guidelines, saying play
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Editor’s Choice
A Coat of Many Colours by Fred Khumalo One of Africa’s best wordsmith’s, Fred Khumalo, is back with another book. A Coat of Many Colours, a riff on the story of Joseph, is crammed with short stories that will bring you as much joy as the coat did to
Sunday Independent3 min. leídosTechnology & Engineering
Huawei Pursues Africa Cloud Share
LEADING global provider of information and communications technology infrastructure and smart devices Huawei does not have its head in the clouds over its tumultuous battle with the US government over 5G, despite the leadership change. But it is conf
Sunday Independent1 min. leídosCrime & Violence
Hawks Nab Five In Soweto Hostels For Murder
A Hawks led police operation has arrested five suspects in connection with the murder of a Johannesburg Metro Police Department officer who was hijacked killed at the end of March after returning from a soccer match. | See more on IOL ■
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Quick Read
President Joe Biden will roll out a plan to raise taxes on the wealthiest Americans, including the largest-ever increase in levies on investment gains, to fund about $1 trillion in childcare, universal prekindergarten education and paid leave for wor
Sunday Independent2 min. leídosCrime & Violence
Freedom Day Is Right Time To Look In The Mirror
TWENTY-SEVEN years ago to this day, millions of South Africans woke up to a new dawn full of hope and possibilities because at last the majority could cast a vote for a new dispensation, promising an end to the decades-long human rights abuse and vio
Sunday Independent2 min. leídosPsychology
How To Manage The Risk Of Burnout
BEING a business owner can be immensely rewarding but it requires a lot of mental resilience too. Business owners invariably clock up significant overtime and are usually hard at work long after 5pm. A Gallup poll recently found that 39 percent of bu
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Giant Strides In Fight Against Malaria
TODAY marks World Malaria Day. Goodbye Malaria, together with the national Department of Health, on Thursday hosted a virtual discussion to share insights into what South Africa and other Elimination 8 initiative countries are doing to curb the disea
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Packing A Carry-on Bag? Here’s What You Need To Know
THERE’S nothing worse than being stopped at the security checkpoint when you’re on your way to board a plane, especially when you’re running late for a flight. When you’re doing an overnight stay or a same-day return trip, it’s usually unnecessary to
Sunday Independent3 min. leídosCorporate Finance
Transformation In The Financial Services Sector
THE difficulty in transforming South Africa’s financial services sector is made quite clear by the every-so-often dramatic exits of black executives in the largest institutions within the sector. Peter Moyo’s exit at Old Mutual in June 2019 could ver
Sunday Independent1 min. leídosPopular Culture & Media Studies
Quick Read
On Monday, Facebook said it was adding podcasts and live audio rooms in a push to get people talking and taking on the fast-growing audio-based app Clubhouse. Facebook’s plan to weave audio offerings into the social network comes as it works to preve
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Aka Laments ‘Vicious’ Insinuations
AKA says vicious insinuations have made it difficult to process Nellie Tembe’s death. The rapper broke his silence two weeks after his fiancée Anele ‘Nellie’ Tembe’s tragic death. ■
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Klopp Bemoans Missed Chances
LIVERPOOL manager Jurgen Klopp rued his side's failure to take their chances yesterday as Newcastle United substitute Joe Willock scored a late equaliser to deny their hosts a much-needed win in their pursuit of Champions League football next season.
Sunday Independent3 min. leídosPolitical Ideologies
A Critical Look At Post-apartheid Democracy
THIS year, our country will be celebrating the 27th anniversary of the first non-racial democratic elections. In his book Towards a New Deal: A Political Economy of the Times of my Life, published recently, Professor Rob Davis captures the essence of
Sunday Independent2 min. leídosPolitics
Cabinet Minister Fired, Dozens Arrested For Looting Funds
A CABINET minister was sacked and more than 60 people have been arrested for misuse of about $7.95million (about R113m) meant to fight the coronavirus in Malawi. Last Sunday, President Lazarus Chakwera fired Labour Minister Ken Kandodo for looting Co
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The Rise Of Black Excellence In South African Television
AHEAD of Freedom Day on Tuesday, I thought we should take a peek at the strides made in the TV space. Transformation hasn’t been easy, especially in the South African landscape – in fact, it’s been a long journey. But it has been a rewarding one none
Sunday Independent1 min. leídosPolitics
The Dawn Of A New Political Era Beckons
STATE capture is in its ugliest manifestations and our nation is on the edge as we anticipate a third wave of Covid-19 and municipal election frenzy engulfs voters, with every political party promising voters a new Shangri-La. All the major political
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Leopards frustrate SuperSport
SUPERSPORT United’s frustration continued as Ovidy Karuru’s 28th minute strike consigned them to a 1-1 draw against basement club Black Leopards at the Thohoyandou Stadium yesterday afternoon. Sipho Mbule opened the scoring for SuperSport in the 17th
Sunday Independent4 min. leídosPolitics
This Tumultuous Time Shall Pass
ON TUESDAY, democratic South Africa turns 27. It’s an age when our country can no longer be considered young and when we would have been expected to deal with many of the problems we inherited from our apartheid past. When I think of the number 27, t
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Heritage Architecture Gets A Fresh Creative Look
HERITAGE architecture gets a fresh new look in the work of Cape Town-based artist Kyle Jardine, who has quickly risen through the art world (and Instagram) ranks to become one of the country’s most exciting need-to-know young artists. Here he talks i
Sunday Independent4 min. leídosInternational Relations
SA Edging From ‘Skunk To Saviour’ In Global Arena
THE story of democratic South Africa and its approach to human rights in the rest of the world is a tale of woe. For two-and-a-half decades, its foreign policy mostly failed to defend internationally – and quite often contradicted – the human rights
Sunday Independent6 min. leídosPolitics
Ramaphosa ‘manipulated’ judge
PRESIDENT Cyril Ramaphosa allegedly “manipulated” Gauteng Judge President Dunstan Mlambo regarding the handling of a court case involving former State Security Agency (SSA) director-general Arthur Fraser, to save the career of the inspector-general o
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Lensmen Own Crown By Honouring The Craft
GONE are the days when photographers were perceived as nothing but cameramen. These days, they are celebrated as talented visual artists whose work takes us to moments that shall never be forgotten. What’s lovely about photography is that it captured
Sunday Independent1 min. leídosRegional & Ethnic
Editor’s Choice
ANAS Atassi’s Sumac, a tribute to his homeland, is an exquisitely photographed cookbook full of recipes that have been passed down through time. Featuring everything from the wonderful Friday breakfasts Anas often ate in his grandmother’s garden and
Sunday Independent2 min. leídosMedical
Quick Read
INDIA reported yet another grim milestone of a highest number of daily new Covid-19 cases. A total of 332 730 cases were recorded over 24 hours, according to health ministry data released on Friday. India registered more 2 000 daily deaths for the th
Sunday Independent3 min. leídosMedical
Reopening On Hold As Probe Continues
THE Gauteng Department of Health will use a phased approach for the reopening of Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital, which saw over 840 patients relocated after a fire last week. Spokesperson Kwara Kekana said this will be guided by the assessment an
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Reassess which aims are worth pursuing and which aren’t, then discard anything (or anyone) that has become troublesome. At the same time, you might like to throw new ideas around with other like-minded or more compatible friends or family. It’s said
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