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A return to normality – It is truly amazing how quickly the town returns to normal at the end of the summer holidays.
Miracle surgery’ after crash – Injured teen biker makes progress after doctors reattach leg – The teenage survivor of a horrific motorbike crash in Walmer on Friday night is recovering in hospital after having his leg reattached in “miracle” surgery just days before his birthday.
Five-year hold on Bay building plan fees sought – Building plan tariffs in Nelson Mandela Bay are expected to remain the same for the next five years after the World Bank and South Africa’s national Treasury found the city had the most expensive fees in the country during an audit last year.
National (South Africa & Africa) News
Lord Hain labels Moyane and Makwakwa ‘corrupt’, Hogan Lovells ‘either a willingly gullible or malevolent accomplice’ – Lord Peter Hain delivered a severe thrashing to the South African Revenue Service (SARS) and international law firm Hogan Lovells in the House of Lords on Monday evening,
Praise as NPA goes after Gupta family – The DA on Monday welcomed the decision by the Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) to go after the controversial Gupta family by serving a summons to preserve their assets worth billions.
SA summons US envoys, expresses displeasure over Trump remarks – The South African government on Monday summoned United States officials, seeking explanation on President Donald Trump’s statement apparently denigrating African and other countries, and to express Pretoria’s displeasure.
Zimbabwe aide: I feared Robert Mugabe lynching – An aide to Zimbabwe’s former president, Robert Mugabe, has said he feared civilians could “drag out and lynch” the leader in a “Libyan scenario”.
EFF storms H&M at Mall of Africa‚ yet again – Just as many South Africans were recovering from the drama caused by the Economic Freedom Fighters over the weekend‚ the red berets yet again stormed one of the biggest malls in the country‚
Business, Money & Economy
A short window of opportunity for the ANC – While South Africa’s economy appears to be facing another year of slow growth, 2018 could turn out to be a surprisingly good year for the ruling ANC.
AB revives Proteas after Kohli show – On a day when Virat Kohli played a blinder of an innings, a masterclass that put 153 on the board and reduced South Africa’s first-innings lead to only 28, AB de Villiers responded in stirring fashion
Still Friends? The trouble with old sitcoms – Millennials may look back fondly to the heady days of the ultimate 20-something Manhattan lifestyle enjoyed by our favourite flatmates – Monica, Ross, Chandler, Joey, Rachel and Phoebe.
This & That
Men who take a common painkiller for long periods could lose their sex drive – Ibuprofen affects the production of sex hormones and prolonged use could also lead to muscle loss and depression, they found.
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