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Time to take road safety seriously

News Desk According to the Automobile Association (AA), South Africans have become complacent about road traffic statistics, considering festive season road deaths an annual expectation. But on the other side of stats are people – something we have become acutely aware of during this Covid-19 pandemic: Mothers, fathers, children, breadwinners leaving behind families, dependents, widows, […]

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May is World Asthma Month

May is World Asthma Month News Desk Why is this so important? The most recent global estimate of asthma in adults and children suggests that as many as 334 million people have asthma. Our asthma prevalence in SA is among the highest in the world. In South Africa, between six and 10% of adults have […]

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Psalm 23 Uit Katrienkie

Onderstaande is ‘n uittreksel uit haar boek, Want die kiewiet maak weer nes. My kind, Ek is jou Herder, jou hart se Oppasser. Ek gee vir jou My vrede. Wanneer jy moeg word druk Ek jou styf teen My bors vas, sodat jy kan rus. Wanneer jy op die klip-paaie van die lewe uitgespoeg word, […]

From the Editor...

From the Editor…

My very first experience visiting Merry Pebbles is Sabie was in 1987. My husband (then only my boyfriend) brought me to the old Eastern Transvaal to visit Sabie as I have never been there. We stayed in a small 2-man tent, slept on a mattress and were woken up in the wee hours of the […]

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CYBERBULLYING

Reader contribution We are in the age of technology. We have cell phones, laptops, tablets etc. on us, which means technology is always at our fingertips. WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, TikTok and Twitter are just some of the social media applications we use and most of these apps have a form of a messaging system, […]