Monday, September 27 2021

THE BIG ISSUES

LEADING THE AGENDA

Ideas FREE

SA’s heritage is about democracy and those who fought for it

Instead of denigrating what 1994 brought us, let’s strive for the equality those behind it envisioned for us

4 min read
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Zuma at Nkandla but not his ‘charming, ever-laughing self’

Concerned family puts welcome-home celebrations on hold

Amanda Khoza
Presidency reporter
3 min read
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They died in vain: little has changed since 2018 Bank of Lisbon blaze

Johannesburg firefighters say there are still equipment shortages. The metro only has 12 fire engines

By IAVAN PIJOOS and GRAEME HOSKEN
4 min read

SMART NEWS

IN ONE TAKE

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How can we help you? By protecting your clients, FNB

Human error aside, the bank paid out R3m from a customer’s empty account, then tried to sue him

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
5 min read
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Our little warrior: Durban doctors give tiny triplet a new lease on life

David Burrows was flown to SA from Saudi Arabia for open heart surgery to correct his Ventricular Septal Defect

Nivashni Nair
Senior reporter
4 min read
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Parents of English-speaking Namakwa pupils take their fight to the top

All 74 public schools in the district are Afrikaans-medium, forcing worried parents to approach education minister

Prega Govender
Journalist
4 min read
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Hypertension is on the rise in SA, with men worse off than women: study

There have been huge improvements in managing the disease, but awareness and control are lacking

3 min read

IDEAS

FEEDING YOUR MIND

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EDITORIAL | Afrikaans is a cultural celebration of SA’s diversity

The Constitutional Court has rightfully handed Afrikaans a lifeline to continue as a language of learning at Unisa

4 min read
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Africa must rise up against the US-China cold war on its soil

Coups in Africa have more to do with who controls its minerals than its people’s wellbeing

By Nixon Tasakana
7 min read
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For SA’s NHI hopes to be realised, the bill needs a lot more work

The government needs to listen to the ideas and concerns of the healthcare industry’s experts

By Bada Pharasi
4 min read

WORLD

THE NEWS YOU DON'T NORMALLY GET TO HEAR

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Eye on the world – September 27 2021

Six of the best pictures of the day

By Reuters
0 min read
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Scientists use sophisticated marketing techniques to win over anti-vaxxers

What works in Kenya might backfire in India. Research has shown the need to tailor messages to specific audiences

By Kristen V Brown
7 min read
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Tesla turned a blind eye to racism, says ex-employee as he heads to court

Owen Diaz knows he is up against it, but is determined to deter the company from future wrongdoing

By Malathi Nayak
4 min read
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Supervillain? Disney sues comic book artists over Marvel superhero rights

Larry Lieber, Steve Ditko among those targeted as Disney seeks confirmation it owns Iron Man, Spider-Man

By Chris Dolmetsch
2 min read
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Protecting Madagascar’s lemurs for carbon credits is a sweet deal

Chocolatier Beyond Good says there are five lemur species found in cocoa copses on the African island nation

By Antony Sguazzin
3 min read

LIFE

EVERYTHING ELSE THAT MATTERS

BMW’s 128ti has a lot more soul than it’s given credit for

The compact sportster has a truly sporting feel, similar to the classic offerings of the 1960s and 1970s

By Brenwin Naidu
3 min read

Apple takes an even bigger bite out of the market

The company has just announced its most advanced phone yet

By Sibu Mkwanazi
1 min read

Caring Kering: fashion powerhouse closes the door on fur

The group has banned fur in its designs, saying the world has changed and luxury needs to adapt

By Dominique Vidalon and Mimosa Spencer
1 min read

SPORT

FINISH LINE ESSENTIALS

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Young Mokoena is like an old hand in Bafana’s midfield

SuperSport United midfielder Teboho Mokoena, 24, is thriving under Bafana boss Hugo Broos

Sazi Hadebe
Sports reporter
5 min read
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Nienaber, Kolisi hurting after ‘painful’ defeat to All Blacks

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber said his players ‘showed they had the belief they could win’

Mahlatse Mphahlele
Sports reporter
3 min read
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Blast from the past: Mitchell gets into the world title Layne at Sun City

Today in SA sports history: September 27

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
1 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE