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Monday, July 6, 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic has changed our way of life and with it has brought some mental challenges. Leonard Carr writes that this is also a time to re-evaluate and to grow. The world and our lives as we knew it have, for the past few months, been in the process of undergoing sudden and radical change. Old…
A pregnant KZN mother was brutally murdered in a home invasion on Saturday.Three men, armed with knives, stormed her home, subdued her husband, and then took her children to the room and her to the bathroom.In the bathroom, one of the assailants slit her throat.A pregnant KwaZulu-Natal woman had her throat slit during a home…
With the coronavirus pandemic having brought the world game to a halt in March, there were fears this three-Test campaign might also fall victim to Covid-19.But, with the West Indies agreeing to go ahead despite Britain's virus death toll of over 44 000 being the highest in Europe, the series is set to mark cricket's…
Roland Garros Tournament Director Guy Forget is confident most of the globe's top players will make the trip to the French Open this year despite the coronavirus threat. The red dirt Grand Slam has been rescheduled to 27 September to 11 October due to the coronavirus pandemic with the US Open taking place in its…
All ambulance services in Gauteng now fall under the provincial Department of Health.A total of 800 people are expected to be employed on a full-time basis over the next 12 months.The provincial government has allocated R294 million for purchasing ambulances.To ensure efficiency and improve emergency response times, emergency ambulance services in Gauteng are now run…
Mpumelelo Mkhabela argues that despite lessons from other parts of the continent, South Africa is heading into decline.South Africa's decline in key areas including governance, ethics, economic well-being and leadership means we are allowing the tragic lessons of Africa's post-independence go to waste.After independence, many African countries made terrible mistakes. Their citizens trusted their political liberation…
Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund lost 11%, or $164.7 billion, in the three months ended March, it said in Tokyo on Friday.The results come just months after the fund revamped top management and revised its asset allocation to focus more on overseas debt.Overseas bonds were the only major asset to generate a positive quarterly return.The…
Lasith Malinga (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images) Sri Lanka's former sports minister said on Saturday he has offered more evidence to cricket's world governing body that he says shows the 2011 Cricket World Cup was fixed.Mahindananda Aluthgamage's remarks come a day after local police dropped an investigation into the claims, citing a lack of evidence…
Customers gathering at retail outlets increase the risk of the virus spreading, despite distancing and other precautions.A retail technology survey by AT Kearney found that more than 70% of customers wanted technology that helped them spend less time in queues.Using scanning technology and artificial intelligence, customers can pay for their groceries and leave a store…
Irae Simone of the Brumbies (Getty) The Brumbies started their Super Rugby AU campaign with a relatively comfortable 31-23 win over the Rebels in Canberra on Saturday. It was a strong opening 40 minutes from Dan McKellar’s men, who were enjoying a fine year before the Super Rugby competition was suspended, and three tries via Andy…