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The possibility of Britain crashing out of the European Union (EU) without divorce papers on October 31 is becoming more of a possibility as the day draws nearer, but what would this mean for South Africa?“The results of the referendum must be respected. We will leave the EU on October 31. #Leave31Oct,” wrote UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson on...
South Africa has never been far behind global trends when it comes to motoring. Sure, on occasion we might stumble to catch up but eventually we get there.The 4th annual Festival of Motoring, held at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit between Thursday and Sunday, is a window into what our vehicle landscape may look like in the near...
“If you haven’t come out to yourself, it’s difficult to come out to people … At first, it might look like a difficult task, like something that’ll never end or something that’ll keep going on but once you get over it, you’ll see that you have your whole life ahead of you.”Pamela Adie’s words describe her documentary,...
The swearing-in on Wednesday of the head of a sovereign council to steer Sudan through its transition to civilian rule comes eight months after the start of mass protests.More than 250 demonstrators were killed in clashes with security forces during the unrest, according to doctors.A timeline:Bread pricesProtests erupt on December 19, 2018, against a government decision to triple...
China has deployed a three-pronged strategy to suffocate pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong — propaganda, economic leverage and intimidation.Here is a look at Beijing’s efforts so far to squash a movement that has refused to die. Shaping the narrativeAs protests erupted in June, discussion inside authoritarian China was muted, censored on social media or played down on state...
In the astounding anthology that is Koleka Putuma’s Collective Amnesia, the poem No Easter Sunday For Queers stands out as the centrepiece. It’s a tone-setting jump-off point for conversations that cannot be escaped. In it, the poet outlines, initially in bullet points, the impossibility of a queer life and queer love in the context of a demagogic religious environment,...
Sudan took further steps in its transition towards civilian rule Wednesday with the swearing in of a new sovereign council, to be followed by the appointment of a prime minister.The body replaces the Transitional Military Council (TMC) that took charge after months of deadly street protests brought down longtime ruler Omar al-Bashir in April.As a result of Wednesday’s...
While there is uncertainty about the role that private medical providers will play when the National Health Insurance Bill (NHI) gets implemented, Sipho Kabane, Chief Executive and Registrar of the Council for Medical Schemes, is certain that its schemes will continue to exist and function.“The Council for Medical Schemes will continue to regulate all the entities until we...
England women’s manager Phil Neville believes football players should boycott social media in the wake of Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba becoming the latest high-profile figure to suffer racist abuse online.Pogba was targeted after his penalty was saved in United’s 1-1 draw at Wolves on Monday just days after Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham suffered similar abuse.“I think we...
A judge in Mexico City has ruled in favor of two people requesting permission to use cocaine recreationally, marking the “first ruling of its kind,” the organisation backing the case said on Monday. The decision is now being reviewed by a higher court at the request of the government.Mexico United Against Crime (MUCD), a group dedicated to ending...

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