It’s all systems go for the new retirement system, which allows employees to draw from their pension funds without the same penalties as before
Rather than ebbing, crime levels continue to rocket — which is making the country less investable
NMU’s maritime-related degrees focus on ports and shipping management
Researchers have found that 96% of global health conferences happen in high- or middle-income countries. Fewer than four in 10 attendees at these gatherings are from poorer nations that have the ...
A new precinct planned around the high court in Joburg is yet another plan to fix the decayed CBD. But can this work, where previous plans haven’t? And can it really lure the lawyers back from ...
Pretoria’s Thaba Tshwane military base (formerly Voortrekkerhoogte) is one place where you might expect good discipline. Not so, says Major S Bapela of the military police division, who cited a list of crimes being committed there. These range from subletting, illegal shebeens, drugs and drug trafficking, cable theft, prostitution, burglary and theft, assault, domestic violence, reckless and negligent driving, immigration contraventions, robberies, damage to state property, and fraud and corruption.
At 10, a new Picasso
Andres Valencia, 10, of San Diego, California, has been dubbed the Little Picasso after taking the art world by storm. The art prodigy was influenced by Pablo Picasso and cubism from the time he first picked up a paint brush, when he was five. He will make his global auction debut this month but has already sold some of his art for tens of thousands of dollars.
Lover comes in from the cold
An author writing under the pseudonym Suleika Dawson is to publish an intimate memoir of her long affair with spy novelist John le Carré (David Cornwell). The Secret Heart is billed by the publisher as a portrait of Le Carré “by the woman he kept secret for half his life”. She worked as his researcher and helped with his audio books.
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