Monday, March 1 2021

THE BIG ISSUES

LEADING THE AGENDA

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Well, well, well, it seems the ANC is growing up at last

Knee-jerk resolutions taken in 2017 have largely been ignored, indicating the RET brigade is losing its battle

4 min read
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Level 1, yes, but third wave could crash down at any time, warns Ramaphosa

Political parties have welcomed the easing of restrictions in the run-up to local government elections.

By Kgothatso Madisa and Amanda Khoza
4 min read
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IN FULL | What Cyril said as SA moves to Covid-19 level 1

President Ramaphosa says SA has passed the second wave peak, but urged vigilance as a third is ‘ever present’

10 min read

SMART NEWS

IN ONE TAKE

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Covid discrimination? Insurers assess the risks

Insurance companies do want to know if you have the coronavirus when you apply for life cover

4 min read
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Covid ‘over-testing’ puts medaid at odds with cancer patient

Momentum acts after requirement for coronavirus clearance left long-time member with a weekly R850 fee

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
4 min read
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Mysterious road to Matroosberg cellphone base leads to a blank

Though the illegal structure has been removed, it is still unknown who is responsible for it or the road leading to it

Bobby Jordan
Senior reporter
3 min read
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Taking the ‘in’ out of infertility in SA’s young, male cancer patients

Gynaecologist Ramokone Mogotlane has turned her attention to an issue she believes is not getting enough attention

Suthentira Govender
Senior reporter
4 min read
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Let’s chat about Zoom fatigue: it’s real, but you can dial it back

Factors such as the amount of eye contact and size of faces on screens during virtual meetings are stressful

Claire Keeton
Senior features writer
4 min read

IDEAS

FEEDING YOUR MIND

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EDITORIAL | Human rights crisis is about to burst ...

SAHRC’s Vaal Dam report had barely sunk in when it started hearing presentations about Tshwane’s water problems

2 min read

WORLD

THE NEWS YOU DON'T NORMALLY GET TO HEAR

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Eye on the world – March 1 2021

Six of the best pictures of the day

By Reuters
0 min read

LIFE

EVERYTHING ELSE THAT MATTERS

Be mindful of quacks when you get your Zen

There’s always a gadget close by for any need,  but stay away from the gimmicks

By Devlin Brown
3 min read

Ford and Porsche have been around the block

A 1967 Shelby Mustang and a pair of 911s from the 1960s and 1970s are the latest Lego kits

By Phuti Mpyane
2 min read

SPORT

FINISH LINE ESSENTIALS

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Pep talk: Guardiola hails City’s winning streak as his greatest achievement

Manchester City stretched their unbeaten run in all competitions to 20, after Saturday’s win over West Ham

By Reuters
2 min read
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Lyon speaks tonight: Aussie spinner supports third Test track

Australia’s Nathan Lyon joins India’s Ashwin in solidarity over suitability of Ahmedabad pitch

By Amlan Chakraborty
1 min read
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Blast from the past: Scheckter shoots to SA Grand Prix victory

Today in SA sports history: March 1

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
1 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE