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Storm after the Quiet as the thieves make hay – After a somewhat quiet holiday period it seems as the baddies are hard at work again making life miserable for those unlucky enough to become their victims.
EP Champs are up next – Road Trip planned for the 27th – We are fortunate to be hosting the EP Championship on 27 and 28 January 2018. The course will be closed for the tournament and we are planning a road trip to Wedgewood for our Members.
National (South Africa & Africa) News
#BackToSchool: Comedian and dad Stuart Taylor’s tips on surviving the first day – For months now you will have been preparing your child for the big day, but how well have you prepared yourself?
Charge individuals involved in state capture deals – Corruption Watch – David Lewis, executive director of Corruption Watch says criminal prosecutions should follow.
Family of H&M child model moved house ‘for security‘ – The mother of the five-year-old H&M model caught up in a racism row has told the BBC her family has moved house in Sweden “for security reasons.”
Corruption Watch not confident in Abrahams-led NPA – Corruption Watch on Tuesday said it was not confident that “robust and competent” criminal proceedings would be launched against individuals implicated in the “wholesale looting of public resources”
Is this the woman who will cost Patricia de Lille her job? – The 31-year-old daughter of one of Patricia de Lille’s friends could be the downfall of the mayor of Cape Town.
‘DA pays Tony Leon R500 000 to tell Capetonians it’s not raining’ – While the ANC stole outside the legal framework, the DA “thieves” in the City of Cape Town within the legal framework, Cosatu said on Tuesday.
Business, Money & Economy
#JoiningTheDots: The SA sports mafia – Graeme Joffe. MUST READ! – Former CNN International and 94.7 sportscaster Graeme Joffe ‘joins the dots’ as he weaves together a piece that exposes what he calls the South African Sports Mafia and implicates what many could soon be referred to as the usual suspects.
Bulls, Stormers USA trip cancelled – The pre-season fixture between the Vodacom Bulls and DHL Stormers – set for Los Angeles, USA – has been called off.
The EU also plans to reduce single-use plastics and restrict microplastics as part of the first Europe-wide pollution strategy.
This & That
More than half of adults drink alcohol to cope with stress, finds study – Almost 60 percent of adults are drinking alcohol in order to cope with the stresses of everyday life, a study has discovered.
Begs the question why do we drink more at weekends and when on holiday?
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