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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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Will The Controversial European Super League Happen?
THERE was plenty of controversey in the football world this week after 12 football clubs, namely Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Tottenham, AC Milan, Atletico Madrid, Barcelona, Inter Milan, Juventus, Arsenal and Real Madrid a
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New Bill Could Change Workplace Trends
THERE has been mixed reaction to a possible amendment of the Employment Equity Act which, if implemented, would change the demographics of the workplace. In 2019, the Department of Labour announced it would be re-looking at the act to ensure that emp
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City Neatens Its Front Yard And Ignores The Rest
IN THE Editor’s Note, “Well done, eThekwini” (the POST, April 7-11), you complimented the municipality for a job well done on the beachfront. And then you expressed a wish that the municipality should give the same caring attention to the rest of the
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‘Gun-for-hire’ Trial Witness Changes Story
THE State will continue to fight for justice for Kidesh Ramjettan, who was killed in August 2018, despite its chief witness backtracking on Monday. The State was relying on the evidence of Ayanda Innocent Shezi, who turned State witness after pleadin
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Student Tells Of UCT Fire Terror
TA’RIQ Mohabir, of Pietermaritzburg, had just settled in at a student residence at the University of Cape Town (UCT) on Wednesday when, within just four days, a wildfire ripped through the area. “We were in our residence when we saw thick clouds of s
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Vegan Cuisine
1½ cups cake wheat flour2 tbs (30ml) semolina1 tsp (5ml) baking powder¼ tsp bicarbonate of soda½ tsp nutmeg powder¼ tsp cardamom powder1 tbs (15ml) Flora vegan margarine1 can (200ml) vegan coconut condensed milkoil for deep frying1 cup (250ml) desicc
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A Darts Ace And Legend
GROWING up in the home of a shoemaker in Northdale, Pietermaritzburg, Roshan Sivraman’s passion and love for the sport of darts was honed from a young age. “Following in my father’s footsteps, I worked in the shoe factory from the age of 15. To date,
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Judge Dhaya Pillay Is Caught In A Crossfire
THE revelation by Chief Justice Moegeng Moegeng with regard to an overture made by Minister Pravin Gordhan to him on behalf of Judge Dhaya Pillay five years ago is worrisome and baffling. It defies common logic that this revelation was made at a crit
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15 Years On … Families Still Wait For Title Deeds
WHEN Premella Bhoosun moved into her council home in Mount Moriah 15 years ago, it was the happiest day of her life. Apart from it being a new start for her and her family, the eThekwini Municipality and the Department of Human Settlements in KwaZulu
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