Negative campaigning and ‘war room’ tactics heating up ahead of election-2019

Negative campaigning and ‘war room’ tactics heating up ahead of election-2019

2019-03-05 08:23 In an environment of stifled public discourse characterised by intolerance, mistrust and willingness to embarrass people instead of engaging them, political parties are becoming very weary of being brought to task, writes Ralph Mathekga.One of the lessons from of our experience with elections thus far is that our politicians increasingly tend to resort…
Smal earmarked to take over from White-2019

Smal earmarked to take over from White-2019

2019-03-05 08:20 Cape Town - Gert Smal is earmarked to take over from Jake White as head coach of the Toyota Verblitz club.The Japanese club on Monday confirmed the appointment of Smal as White' s assistant coach for the 2019/20 season.White told Netwerk24 that Smal would be the perfect candidate to take over as head…
PODCAST | Justice Denied: 13 years for a rape he didn’t commit-2019

PODCAST | Justice Denied: 13 years for a rape he didn’t commit-2019

Think back on the past 10 years.How many weddings, graduations, baby showers and funerals have you attended?Maybe in the last decade you've changed cities, jobs, boyfriends, girlfriends, husbands or wives?Think about the changes brought by innovation: Instagram, Taxify and Spotify.What about the new things you've bought?A decade is a long time.  Now, imagine losing more…
Odendaal remains sidelined for Bulls in Sharks clash-2019

Odendaal remains sidelined for Bulls in Sharks clash-2019

2019-03-05 08:05 Burger Odendaal (Gallo Images) Cape Town - The Bulls go into Saturday's Super Rugby clash against the Sharks at Loftus with centre Burger Odendaal still sidelined.The big news out of Pretoria on Monday was that skipper Lood de Jager has been ruled out for the tournament, but there are still one or two other…
#BabesWodumo: We shouldn’t ask ‘Why didn’t she leave?’ but ‘Why didn’t he stop?’ – gender violence specialist-2019

#BabesWodumo: We shouldn’t ask ‘Why didn’t she leave?’ but ‘Why didn’t he stop?’ –...

In the early hours of Monday morning, gqom artist Bongekile "Babes Wodumo" Simelane went live on social media app Instagram with graphic visuals of her partner, Mandla "Mampintsha" Maphumulo launching a physical attack on her. Simelane is seen asking her attacker "Ung'shayelani? Ung'shayelani?" and saying "Ng'zok'bamba uzobona, ung'jwayel'amasimba", which loosely translates to "Why are you hitting…
Lesufi to visit Soweto school after girl was allegedly raped by 3 pupils at school induction camp-2019

Lesufi to visit Soweto school after girl was allegedly raped by 3 pupils at...

Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi will on Tuesday address learners of Fons Luminis Secondary School in Diepkloof, Soweto, on allegations that a Grade 8 girl was raped by three fellow learners while attending a school induction/orientation camp in De Deur at the weekend, the department said in a statement on Tuesday morning. "This unfortunate incident was…
Xolobeni and the irony of history-2019

Xolobeni and the irony of history-2019

2019-03-05 05:00 It seems that Gwede Mantashe is not paying sufficient attention to the core principles of constitutional democracy that puts citizens at the centre of shaping their futures, writes Mamphela Ramphele.The Amadiba people of Xolobeni are going though a nightmare of seeing their heritage being threatened by the extractive clutches of an Australian mining…

News game gaming AEW’s second show has a date and location – Cageside Seats

I was just musing last week about how All Elite Wrestling was using Cody Rhodes’ Road To Double Or Nothing YouTube show for big news about the promotion, while their more famous series - The Young Bucks’ Being The Elite - was just carrying out their regular storylines. Then, at the end of the above…
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