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Ellaurie Pleased With Outcome
“This failure in and of itself demonstrates that another court applying the full and complete test to establish nuisance would very well come to a different conclusion.” The madrassah argued that Ellaurie was opposed to the Azaan because it gave the
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‘Poor Forced To Receive Inhumane Treatment’
THE lead story "Maggots infest wounds" (the POST, April 14-18), is worrying. A week does not go by without state hospitals making headlines. What a shame, for nurses and doctors who treat their fellow human beings in such a manner. I mourn the loss o
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As The US Plans To Withdraw Afghan Troops, What Was It All For?
UNLIKE most US presidents, Joe Biden did not come to the White House with many fixed ideological positions. He did, however, come with fixed values. Chief among them is understanding how US policies impact working American families. In his nearly hal
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‘EFF Grabs Any Opportunity To Attack Gordhan’
THE intentions of Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng have been questioned after he raised an issue that happened almost five years ago. Last Monday and Tuesday, the chief justice was presiding over the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) interviews with the
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Precarious Power: Ramaphosa Basks In NEC Glow
IT APPEARS, for the moment, that President Cyril Ramaphosa has won a key battle in the war for control of the governing ANC, of which he is also the head. This became apparent after a highly charged recent meeting of the ANC’s national executive comm
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Tomatoes Too Expensive To Make Chutneys
SOUTH African market traders, street vendors and farmers have raised concerns over the swift increase in the price of tomatoes. The sudden increase is reportedly linked to the shortage of good quality tomatoes in the country, following heavy rainfall
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Unions Reject 2.8% Wage Offer For Municipal Workers
MUNICIPAL workers’ unions have rejected a wage increase offer of 2.8% from local government. Ahead of wage negotiations for the 2021/2022 financial year, the South African Local Government Association (Salga) proposed a 2.8% salary increase for munic
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‘I Did Not Kill My Friend’
ASHEN Vishnudath, who is on trial for the alleged killing of a mechanic, has denied being responsible for his death. Vishnudath, 29, of Reservoir Hills, was testifying during his evidence-in-chief at the Durban High Court last Wednesday. According to
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Public Can Submit Input On Proposed Tariff Hikes
RATEPAYER associations say they intend on commenting on the proposed tariff hikes scheduled to start in July. Last year, the eThekwini Municipality released its draft budget for 2020/2021. It said electricity would rise by 14.59%, water by 8.5%, refu
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Helios Oil Shortages Expected
UNITY Food Products, which manufactures Helios oil, has said that there would be a shortage of the product. According to an advertisement (see Page 5), Unity Food Products said the stock was limited. Farouk Vawda, the general manager, said the shorta
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Accused To Undergo Psychiatric Evaluation
THE man accused of kidnapping, raping and killing 22-year-old Tongaat woman Komell Pillay, will undergo a psychiatric assessment before he stands trial. This is to determine if he was of sound mind at the time of the incident. Siphiwe Mthembu, 21, ap
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Your Stars
This week is about teamwork and making the most of opportunities offered by others. Use your intuition to make a wise decision. You are being guided by spirit. Lucky colour: blue. The energy around you is shifting and the wheel of fortune is turning
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Who Will Replace The ‘Special One’ At Spurs?
TOTTENHAM Hotspur confirmed the appointment of Ryan Mason as its interim head coach for the remainder of the 2020-21 season yesterday. The club had sacked manager Jose Mourinho on Monday following a string of poor results in the ongoing season. "Foll
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Abandoned SAPS Houses A ‘Crime Den’
A MUD-STAINED teddy bear, broken bottles, shattered windows, dense bush and the stench of faeces are all that remain at two abandoned state-owned SAPS houses in Brindhaven, Verulam. The buildings in Russom Street were formerly occupied by police capt
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Monument Must Convey A Meaningful Message
THE decision of the 1860 Commemoration Monument Committee – to defer plans to avert a monumental disaster and to call for public participation to express concepts and ideas for a commemorative monument – is refreshing. More recently, monuments throug
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Former Employees Accused Of Corruption
TWO information technology (IT) executives, previously employed by mobile network Cell C, were charged with fraud and corruption amounting to more than R130 million. Adriaan Pillay, 39, and Ismail Adanjee Mohamed, 44, appeared in the Specialised Comm
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Either You Are In Or You’re Out, Fifa Warns Super League Clubs
FIFA president Gianni Infantino told the 12 breakaway European Super League clubs on Tuesday that they could not be "half in, half out" of the established football system and must face up to the reality of their decision. Real Madrid, Barcelona, Manc
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When Religious Dress And Politics Collide
AS SECULARISM grows in most countries, religious education and societal dress codes still court controversy. The Sri Lankan government, on the second anniversary of the Easter Sunday bombings, is pushing for bills to be passed in parliament to ban Mu
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Be Prepared For Some UFC-like Fight Against Sharks
THE fourth month of 2021 and the fishing is still going very well. Giant couta offshore, plenty of edibles from the shore and heaps of freshwater action! The beaches and bricks have been producing some good catches. The early risers can still get the
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Judge Dismisses Mosque’s Appeal
JUDGE Sidwell Mngadi has rejected an application to appeal his judgment on the Muslim call to prayer, or Azaan. The judgment was delivered in the Durban High Court on March 26 although the written judgment has yet to be released. The matter began ear
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SA Cricket Captains Fear Suspension
SOUTH Africa's Test captain Dean Elgar, limited overs captain Temba Bavuma and women's captain Dane van Niekerk signed a statement by the country's cricketers in which they apologised to stakeholders for the administrative crisis in Cricket South Afr
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Illicit Cigarettes Burn Industry
THE illicit cigarette sector in South Africa has grown, say small business owners who are still recovering from their losses due to the recent ban on the product. Ipsos, a market research and consulting firm, conducted cigarette retail and wholesale
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Son Kills Dad
DEENAN Ryan and his son Shamith shared a close relationship. But on April 10, while drinking alcohol together at their home in Tarkastad, in the Eastern Cape, they allegedly began arguing. Minutes later, one of them was dead. Ryan, 57, a businessman,
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Trading Shuts Down For Temple Vendors
TRADERS and vendors in several towns of Tamil Nadu, India, were expecting to make up for the losses of last year when the lockdown made it impossible to conduct temple festivals. However, with the second wave of the pandemic hitting the state, the go
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India’s Poor Fear A Return To Lockdown
INDIA is witnessing a sharp spike in Covid-19 cases after months of declining numbers had given the country hope it had made it through the worst of the pandemic relatively unscathed. On March 1, India recorded just 12 286 new cases but, since early
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France In Bid To Ban The Hijab
THE French senate has proposed banning the wearing of the hijab for girls under the age of 18 and for mothers accompanying their children to swimming pools or on school trips. According to Euronews, the proposals need the approval of France’s Nationa
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Mourinho Fired While Man United Shine
THE Walter Sisulu University (WSU) drew attention last week after performing a rendition of the New Zealand “Kapa o Pango” haka ahead of their thrashing of the Durban University of Technology. New Zealand Rugby has since said that they have no proble
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What Causes Learners And Students To Develop Low Self-esteem?
I AM taking an antidepressant that results in a recurring nightmare. It’s a nightmare of being back at university and struggling to understand advanced mathematics, while my colleagues in class don’t seem perturbed. On some nights, the nightmare shif
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False Advertising Blow For Beauti Food
TWO household names in the food industry were recently at loggerheads after claims of false advertising. Tiger Brands, one of South Africa’s largest manufacturers and distributors of packaged goods, took Futurelife, known for its high protein smart f
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