Monday, July 26 2021

THE BIG ISSUES

LEADING THE AGENDA

Ideas FREE

‘RET guttersnipes are responsible for looting deaths’

They claim to care about the poor. They don’t. They want to loot, oppress and get away with it

4 min read
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Cyril throws Hail Mary pass at battered SA in desperate push for recovery

In returning to level 3, president also promises assistance to businesses and individuals affected by recent violence

Matthew Savides
Night news editor
4 min read
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Prayer and faith: remote towns in self-imposed lockdown win Covid battle

Two small towns in the far north of the Western Cape, isolated from the rest of the world, confront the pandemic

Iavan Pijoos
Journalist
4 min read
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Government gives you hope, then takes it away, say ‘looters’

A number of those close to the recent unrest in Alexandra have taken part in peace dialogues to exchange views

Gill Gifford
Senior journalist
4 min read

SMART NEWS

IN ONE TAKE

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Tensions still high in Phoenix as schools are set to reopen

Safety concerns as parents worry that the recent discord and friction in the area may spill over into the schools

Prega Govender
Journalist
4 min read
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Lightbulb moments: lockdown gets people in touch with their inner hustler

If it weren’t for the dire situation of income loss, we probably wouldn’t have one entrepreneur’s Loadshed Box

Gill Gifford
Senior journalist
4 min read
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Covid is by no means over for patients when they get out of ICU: study

A wide range of complications, both physical and mental, confront many just as they think the worst has passed

3 min read
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Has something you bought conked out? This is what the warranty law says

Be warned, it makes a big difference if it’s less or more than six months since you made your purchase

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
5 min read

IDEAS

FEEDING YOUR MIND

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Education department is putting children’s futures and lives at risk

Mixed messages and a lack of infrastructure have to be addressed if youngsters are to have any chance

3 min read
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EFF will keep pushing for a radical economic revolution in SA

On its eighth anniversary, party vows to keep advocating for the redistribution of the economy for the benefit of all

By Omphile Maotwe
5 min read
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The world’s cascade of disasters is not a coincidence

Trends towards a pandemic and social disorder have been brewing for decades. In short, history is repeating itself

By Niall Ferguson
12 min read

WORLD

THE NEWS YOU DON'T NORMALLY GET TO HEAR

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Eye on the world – July 26 2021

Six of the best pictures of the day

By Reuters
0 min read
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Bad weather eats up world’s food, leading to rising costs, unrest, hunger

Worldwide droughts, wildfires, animal diseases and floods are taking a huge toll on agriculture that we can ill afford

By Bloomberg News
5 min read
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It may roo the day: Oz wins fight to keep Barrier Reef off endangered list

Unesco votes against label for Great Barrier Reef after ‘cynical’ lobbying by fossil fuel-friendly Aussie government

By David Stringer and Laura Millan Lombrana
3 min read
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Orban’s anti-LGBTQ law is not Hungary’s proudest moment

Thousands attend Budapest Pride March, defying prime minister Viktor Orban’s crackdown

By Veronika Gulyas, Flavia Krause-Jackson and Zoltan Simon
7 min read
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Boom and bust: huge, rumbling meteor explodes over Norway

Experts say it was probably a large rock that escaped from the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter

By Nora Buli
1 min read

LIFE

EVERYTHING ELSE THAT MATTERS

Work it out: why it’s important to exercise when stressed

Instead of asking how to exercise when you’re stressed, you should be exercising to reduce that stress

By Devlin Brown
3 min read

It’s time to trade in your Paco for Mach-Eau, fast hatches and a bakkie

From a Ford ‘perfume’ to the new Golf GTI and Mazda BT-50, we’ve got this week’s motoring news covered

By Brenwin Naidu
4 min read

Is your brain feeling drained?

Here’s some insight on what to do about it

By Chris Taylor
3 min read

SPORT

FINISH LINE ESSENTIALS

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Boks promise to bounce back with fire and anger

Poor discipline cost Springboks as coach Jacques Nienaber admits Lions won aerial battle

By Mark Gleeson
3 min read
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Boucher to respond to Adams racism allegations when he’s ready

Proteas coach Mark Boucher says he does not want to give a knee-jerk reaction to the allegations

Mahlatse Mphahlele
Sports reporter
2 min read
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Blast from the past: Tayfield and Goddard bowl England over

Today in SA sports history: July 26

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
2 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE