Sunday Tribune3 min cititeAstronomy & Space Sciences
Ingenuity Enters New Test Phase
LOS ANGELES: After exceeding all expectations with its initial four test flights, the first by an aircraft over the surface of another planet, Nasa’s tiny Mars robot helicopter Ingenuity is ready for graduation. The US space agency announced on Frida
Sunday Tribune2 min cititeMedical
New Destination Tracker Shares Countries’ Readiness For Travellers
ARE you travelling to a destination and unaware of the Covid-19 restrictions and the measures taken to provide safe travel? The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) new Destination Tracker collab a
Sunday Tribune1 min cititeInternet & Web
FB Blocked Anti-Modi Posts ‘In Error’
FACEBOOK has claimed it mistakenly blocked posts calling for the resignation of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the alleged Covid-19 pandemic mismanagement, saying the company did not hide the posts at the behest of the government. Buzzfeed
Sunday Tribune2 min cititePolitics
Social Cohesion Council Slated
THE provincial social cohesion council was slated for not doing enough by its own co-chairperson after preliminary research into xenophobia was released on Thursday. Bishop Rubin Phillip, who co-chairs the KwaZulu-Natal Social Cohesion and Moral Rege
Sunday Tribune3 min cititeCrime & Violence
Collision Victims Wait For Justice
IT HAS been nearly six years since a Phoenix schoolboy allegedly lost control of the vehicle he was driving, on a narrow street, and ploughed head-on into four workmen on the roadside. Both the legs of one workman were amputated, above the knee, due
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An Adventure To The Theatre After A Year In Lockdown
AFTER more than a year since the lock-down was imposed in South Africa, theatre lovers are slowly making their way back to the theatre. After all, we are starved for live performances. I’m certainly not taking away from the amazing virtual route that
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‘Yasuke’ Is A Giant Step Forward For Animé
THE new Netflix original animé movie Yasuke makes not only for one of the best new shows of the year, but also takes a huge step forward in the medium’s black representation. Yasuke is set in alternate fantastical Japan during the feudal era. Create
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Brumbies Edge Brave Force To Reach Super Rugby AU Final
THE ACT Brumbies will defend their Super Rugby AU title against the Queensland Reds in Brisbane on Saturday after beating the shorthanded Western Force 21-9 in a tight semi-final playoff in Canberra yesterday. The Force, playing a first play-off in t
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Sharks Second-half Comeback Blows Stormers
Stormers 30 Sharks 33 THE Sharks scored 21 points in the second half to pull off an impressive comeback and win their Rainbow Cup SA opener against the Stormers at Cape Town Stadium yesterday. The Stormers started off well and were the dominant tea
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Mourinho Not Targeting Return To Management Next Season
JOSE Mourinho said he does not expect to return to management next season following his dismissal by Tottenham Hotspur and will wait for the right club with the right culture. The former Porto, Chelsea, Inter Milan, Real Madrid and Manchester United
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T20 ‘Granddads’ Staking Claim For Proteas World Cup Squad
SOUTH Africa’s grand old daddies of the Indian Premier League, Imran Tahir, Faf du Plessis, AB de Villiers and the only ‘so old’ granddaddy, Chris Morris, are making a compelling case for inclusion in the Proteas T20 World Cup squad for later this ye
Sunday Tribune1 min cititeComputers
Quick Read
Toyota plans to acquire Lyft’s self-driving technology unit for $550 million (R7.92bn), the companies said, as the Japanese carmaker steps up its automation ambitions with the newly created Woven Planet division. | IOL TECH According to a PayU rep
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Caring Sisters To The Rescue Of Kids
IN THE spirit of Eid, a non-profit humanitarian women’s organisation will be gifting underprivileged children who will be celebrating Eid al-Fitr. Eid al-Fitr is a religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide marking the end of Ramadaan. The Car
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From Whale Sharks To Seahorses All In One Breath
A COUPLE, with a love for freediving, turned months of filming their expeditions just one breath from the surface into a first of its kind 10-episode adventure that would premiere on Monday. Beth “The Mermaid” Neale and Miles “Aquaman” Cloutier set o
Sunday Tribune1 min cititeCrime & Violence
Laïcité And Religion
LAÏCITÉ is the French term for secularism. Article 1 of the 1905 French law on the Separation of the Churches and the State ensures “freedom of conscience” and “the free exercise of religion”. The state has not only a duty to guarantee freedom of rel
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Curbing Medical Claims
THE Health Department is mooting a fund that will deal with the medical claims that are forever ballooning in all the nine provinces. This was revealed by Health Minister Zweli Mkhize when he briefed the health portfolio committee this week. The matt
Sunday Tribune2 min cititeMedical
Travel Ban To Asian Countries And Brazil
MALAWI is the first southern African country to ban travel to Southeast Asia, in fear of importation of a new variant of the novel coronavirus as the number of Covid-19 cases decline in the southern African region. The presidential task force on Covi
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Injury Time
We are not sure where the Ministry of Sports, Arts and Culture’s spokesperson Masechaba Ndlovu thought she was on Friday. Ndlovu was conducting the press conference at Cricket SA, involving Rihan Richards, the acting chairman of the Members Council,
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It’s a week of personal growth, Aries, with enough cosmic co-operation to see you through. A little more perseverance is what’s needed, and we all know you’re not short on that. Just don’t place too much importance on money and possessions. Count you
Sunday Tribune1 min cititePolitics
Grants To Assist Civil Society
THE eThekwini Municipality has launched a grant-in-aid programme to assist 50 community organisations. The programme seeks to provide financial and material support to civil society organisations involved in initiatives cultural, sporting and educati
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The Oscars Join The Streaming Revolution
HOLLYWOOD’S biggest night, the 93rd Academy Awards, took place on Sunday. It wasn’t the usual ceremony, with multiple venues allocated for the event instead of the usual Dolby Theatre, and lots of big names missing from the agenda. Streaming services
Sunday Tribune4 min cititeMedical
Modi Faces Heat Over Covid Crisis
DELHI has been in a lockdown for the past week. Unlike last time when police shut down cities, this time it is being enforced by fear. Meant to break the chain of surging infections and deaths and flatten the curve, has the lockdown succeeded in its
Sunday Tribune3 min cititeWorld
Women Face Challenging Times Due To Rebel Atrocities
THE Boko Haram crisis in the Lake Chad Basin has harmed women’s livelihoods, according to the Institute for Security Studies (ISS). In a report released last week, it said extremists and other armed groups had looted and destroyed markets, cutting of
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The Cheapest Days And Months To Book A Flight In SA
AIR travel is often deemed too expensive and unaffordable for many South Africans. And you’d be right to make that assumption. For example, a single flight for Tuesday, April 27, from Durban to Johannesburg on FlySafair, cost R3 271. However, many fa
Sunday Tribune2 min cititeMedical
Remedial Centre Faces Closure
DURBAN’s oldest gym, Saint Giles Therapy Centre, which provides free services to stroke patients, is struggling to keep its doors open. Patrons and staff together with management at St Giles building in Prince Street are working without salaries, jus
Sunday Tribune1 min cititeAutomotive
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Sunday Tribune3 min cititeEarth Sciences
KZN ’s Underwater Attractions
THE West Coast of South Africa grabbed the headlines this week, because the Academy Award winning documentary My Octopus Teacher was shot there. As the Oscar was handed directors Pippa Ehrlich and James Reed, the loudest hurrah would have come from m
Sunday Tribune2 min cititeCrime & Violence
Woman ‘Planned Grenade Attack On Kinnear’
THE State has called Amaal Jantjies a cold-blood killer who should be refused bail because she corrupted an Anti-Gang Unit (AGU) member to warn alleged underworld figure Nafiz Modack when his home would be raided. The State said she had also organise
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Coca-Cola Bottler Will Be Up Against Green Gauntlet
ENVIRONMENTALISTS will be keeping a keen eye on the plastic waste initiatives of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA), which plans to soon list on the JSE and in Amsterdam. An initial public offering will pave the way for CCBA to operate as an independe
Sunday Tribune3 min cititeDiet & Nutrition
‘Waffles And Mochi’: Children’s Shows Need To Focus On Health
MICHELLE Obama’s new TV show, Waffles and Mochi, aimed at young children, is a fabulous idea. The idea is to show children where food comes from and some ways of cooking it from scratch – instead of just buying pre-made meals from the supermarket. H
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