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Monday, April 11 2022

THE BIG ISSUES

LEADING THE AGENDA

Terror mobs rule SA. Now they target Zim expats. Any group could be next

Nelson Mandela must be crying in heaven as the authorities don’t stop or, even worse, encourage these thugs

4 min read
Ideas FREE

Credit card chargeback is a real thing. Just ask your bank

Reversing credit card charges if sellers don’t play ball works. Banks just need a little nudging from time to time

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
4 min read
News FREE

SKA’s the limit: SA telescope shows us what happens when galaxies collide

Discovery is good sign of how the Square Kilometre Array will help us understand the workings of the universe

Tanya Farber
Senior science reporter
2 min read

SMART NEWS

IN ONE TAKE

Sport FREE

Teen sensation Viwe Jingqi sprints from Eastern Cape to global stardom

17-year-old made headlines last week when she broke the SA under-18 100m record three times in seven hours

Tiisetso Malepa
Sports reporter
4 min read

Pupils face double whammy of bullying by peers and teachers: study

A quarter of the Joburg children interviewed said they had experienced abuse in school or online

3 min read

Good news! Teacher student enrolment in critical subjects is on the rise

Trend highlights evolution of Funza Lushaka from bursary source to programme to address teacher shortages

Prega Govender
Journalist
4 min read

Here to stay: how these luxury hotels beat the pandemic throttle

While much of the hospitality industry suffered from lockdown, some establishments managed to adapt

Gill Gifford
Senior journalist
4 min read

IDEAS

FEEDING YOUR MIND

We can’t allow our schools to become training grounds for bullies

A year ago pupil Lufuno Mavhunga was bullied and took her life. We can’t wait for another incident before acting

3 min read
Ideas FREE

Public relations 101: failing to plan is planning to fail

Three recent brand blunders prove that a strong communications plan for crisis management is important

By Cara Diener
5 min read
Ideas FREE

Khayelitsha children call checkmate on boredom to stay in the game

A chess club in the area is keeping youngsters safe, while improving their focus and academic performance

By Matthew Hirsch
7 min read

WORLD

THE NEWS YOU DON'T NORMALLY GET TO HEAR

World FREE

Eye on the world — April 11 2022

Six of the best pictures of the day

By Reuters
0 min read

Too little too late? Nato arms well and good, but Ukraine needs more

West is ready to send arms to the country, but time and training are leaving it dependent on Soviet weapons

By Natalia Drozdiak and Alberto Nardelli
3 min read

Syrian war crime precedent may come back to haunt Ukraine conflict

Man whose family died in Syrian gas attack five years ago, and is still awaiting justice, says impunity fuels war crimes

By Khalil Ashawi and Tom Perry
6 min read

He may have unleashed share price rise, but is Musk good for Twitter?

Shares have jumped more than 17%, but some think the publicity surrounding him will not be good for the business

By Maxwell Adler and Mark Bergen
5 min read

Does counting calories help curb obesity? Fat chance, say many experts

The UK hopes to fight a diabetes epidemic with a food labelling law, but many are sceptical that it will do any good

By Therese Raphael
5 min read

LIFE

EVERYTHING ELSE THAT MATTERS

The butch is back: meet the 2022 Isuzu D-Max

Isuzu has launched the latest D-Max in SA in the city of its birth, Gqeberha

Brenwin Naidu
Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
2 min read

Celebrating podcasts’ rise out of the muck of amateurism

It’s tumultuous and awkward, but the Podcast Academy is on a quest to make its Ambies the Oscars of podcasting

By Ashley Carman
4 min read

Experience Jean-Michel Basquiat as you never have before

The life of the New York artist and some of his rarely seen works are being showcased by his sisters

By Andrew Hofstetter and Alicia Powell
2 min read

SPORT

FINISH LINE ESSENTIALS

Cooking with Gaston: Sirino is like a new signing, says Sundowns coach

After limited chances this season, Uruguayan midfielder has come out firing on all cylinders

Mahlatse Mphahlele
Sports reporter
3 min read

Leclerc has different mindset with winning Ferrari car

Russell and Mercedes buoyed by surprise podium in Oz, while Red Bull find their performance ‘desperately frustrating’

By IAN RANSOM
5 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE