LOCAL NEWS: (Kouga)
It All Starts With A Budget – The Human Side Of Money presented by Client Care Lifestyle Financial Planning
Surfing: Du Preez and Slijpen Victorious At Rip Curl GromSearch Seal Point – Rip Curl GromSearch Seal Point A Great Success
NMB Metro profiting from boreholes and war on leaks – Gift of the Givers says its borehole programme in Nelson Mandela Bay is yielding up to 5.5 million litres of water a day to the City
SA & AFRICA NEWS:
Meet The First 2 South Africans to Ever Summit World’s 2nd Highest Peak! – Warren Eva and John Black have become the first South Africans to summit the top of K2, the world’s second highest peak
New ANC KZN leader Siboniso Duma saves Cyril Ramaphosa from embarrassment – Duma had to step in to ask delegates to not boo Ramaphosa ahead of his speech
CRIME & CORRUPTION:
Home Affairs blows R432 million on undelivered population register system – Warranties and licences of the supporting hardware and software have reportedly expired
Banned in Europe, Kremlin-backed RT channel to set up hub in South Africa – RT is setting up an Africa English language hub in South Africa.
5 African destinations that made Time’s 2022 Top 50 list of World’s Greatest Places – Africa is a great tourist destination with beautiful lakes, majestic mountains, scenic safaris and beautiful beaches.
TikTok is not the enemy of journalism. It’s just a new way of reaching people – The platform’s rise is best seen as the latest evolution in how we consume news.
Ramaphosa says government close to announcing energy plan – Ramaphosa on Feb. 10 pledged to provide a comprehensive social compact – in cooperation with business, labor unions and civil society
Lewis Hamilton hints he will prolong F1 stay after best finish of the season – The race at Paul Ricard was the 300th of Hamilton’s 16-year career in F1 but afterwards he emphasised that he was as energised as ever.
Pioneering study attributes $6-trillion in global warming-related economic losses to USA, China and others – Countries that have historically developed off the back of cheap and dirty fossil fuels have caused measurable financial harm to poorer countries.
BUSINESS & MONEY MATTERS:
Interest rate hike will further increase the heavy load on SA’s debt-stressed consumers – Financial pressure is getting real.
Myanmar junta executes democracy activists in first such killings in decades – Myanmar’s junta has executed four prisoners in the country’s first use of capital punishment in decades
Superb De Kock keeps thriving after Test cricket: ‘He’s one of the best in the world’ – Quinton de Kock wouldn’t be able to tell you if his retirement from Test cricket late last year has revitalised his international career – especially in ODIs – because he simply “hasn’t really thought about it”.