• #NotInMyName initiative is great, but we expect more from men, writes Tshegofatso Rasekgotoma

    AFTER hundreds of twitter RTs, Facebook shares and articles about missing women and children, some who were found murdered, burnt and raped, and some still missing, women who voiced their pain and anger using the #MenAreTrash hashtag were eerily reduced to breaking down and explaining to the public the reasons behind their anger and fear of men because those in the opposition felt that the hashtag […]
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  • Debengeni: A hidden treasure in the misty hills

    LUCAS LEDWABA YOU turn into a dirt road from the R71 and drive about two kilometres through a spectacular plantation. From a distance the road resembles a cup of spilt hot chocolate trickling down a painting of a green rain forest. The road twists and turns gently until you come to a boom gate at the summit of a great hill. Once you’ve paid […]
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    • 3 Months ago
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  • Echo Caves are rich in history, stalactite formations nature’s gems

    MOYAHABO MABEBA DID YOU know that the Echo Caves, which lie 26 kilometres from Ohrigstad, a small town tucked away on the Tzaneen/Lydenburg Road in the Sekhukhune district of Limpopo offer a great journey of discovery, not only of the beautiful dripstones inside, but also of the historical significance of this national monument? Tour guide Liza Maseko, undoubtedly knows the nuts and bolts of […]
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  • Stats SA report: Almost 20 percent of SA men are bed hoppers

    RAMAUPI MAKGOO AS THE #MenAreTrash keeps trending on social media and leaves the country divided, Stats SA has released a report indicating that at least 17% of men have more than one partner. Statistician General Pali Lehohla this week gave the department of health the demographic health survey. The survey which was last done in 1998 indicated that men continue to have more affairs than […]
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  • KNP urges visitors to take preventative measures against Malaria

    MASOKA DUBE KRUGER National Park (KNP) Management has urged people, who will be vising the park to take precautionary measures against Malaria before arrival. However, the park said in a statement that it has been classified as a low risk area although situated in a malaria area. SANParks Acting Head of Communications, William Mabasa said […]
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  • Complications can arise if you do not treat sinusitis timeously, writes Dr Tendani Matoro

    HOW many can miss that sniffing, throat clearing or palatal sound of people with “sinuses”? It can be very uncomfortable at times sitting next to someone who wants to get some nasal relief. What exactly are sinuses? Do these people need medication? What happens if they don’t get treated? Sinus comes from the Latin word which means hollow, bend, curve or cavity. In the […]
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  • ‘Cops ‘ condom action could hurt HIV battle’

      POLICE action in confiscating condoms from prostitutes during arrests could fuel HIV infections in the province, Limpopo MEC for Health Dr Phophi Ramathuba has warned. Ramathuba called for debate on the business of prostitution and how police’s confiscation of the condoms could hurt the fight against HIV/Aids. South Africa has one of the worst HIV infection rates in the country and has the biggest […]
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