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Make sure your favourite threads last with 3 clever clothing-care tips

Is there anything more frustrating than pulling those make-you-feel-like-a-million-bucks jeans out of the washing machine, only to realise they’ve shrunk? Or seeing your beautiful new set of ooh-la-la lingerie in shreds? Try these smart laundry hacks and you’ll avoid any nasty washing-machine surprises. 1.Gently does it Always put delicate items like bras, swimwear, stockings or […]

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Gender-based violence bills

News Desk The Presiding Officers, led by National Assembly Speaker Ms Thandi Modise and National Council of Provinces Chairperson Mr Amos Masondo, urge all South Africans to participate in the public consultation process to strengthen the current draft legislation dealing with gender-based violence. Parliament, through the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services, is processing […]

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Early warning systems to identify problem municipalities

News Desk The Select Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Water and Sanitation are of the view that provincial executives across the country must, together with the South African Local Government Association (Salga), develop and implement early warning systems to identify problems in municipalities early on and intervene before the problems are exacerbated. The […]

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Depression and anxiety escalate for women, during lockdown

News Desk According to a recent Ipsos poll, 40% of South African women say they are feeling anxious as a result of Covid-19 compared to 32% of men. According to Johannesburg-based business, life coach and Neuro-linguistic programming practitioner Shanaaz Sukhraj, women struggle to contain the guilt of floundering under added pressures. These include months of […]

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Booze Abuse

Kopano Brilliant One of the greatest lessons we’ve all learned during the various stages of our nation-wide lockdown is the adverse impact of alcohol abuse on society. The initial ban on alcohol has yielded good results in minimising the normalisation of unpleasant activities (crime, road carnage, gender-based violence, etc) which are commonly fueled by the […]