Monthly Archives: March 2019

IAAF hits out at UN Human Rights Council over Semenya issue

JOHANNESBURG – The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) on Sunday released a statement attacking the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) after it issued a resolution warning any new female classification rulings could infringe on international human rights. The UNHRC aimed to ensure countries and organisations: “Refrain from developing and enforcing policies and practices that force, coerce or otherwise

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Why Saying “Thank You” Is Good For You

We are living in an era of increasing unhappiness. Diagnoses of major depression in the United States went up 33 percent from 2013 to 2016. Loneliness abounds. Anxiety affects 8 percent of children and teens. Hospitalizations for child suicide ideation or attempts rose for all age groups—including 5- to 11-year-olds—between 2008 and 2015. Recently, as part of a Good Morning America segment,

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Screen Repairs Not Expensive After All with Samsung Care+

Galaxy S10 customers now get added peace of mind with Samsung Care+ JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – 25 March, 2019 – In February, Samsung released the long awaited Galaxy S10 to stellar reviews. Clearly, the latest release in the Galaxy series has built on its incredible legacy in ways that have captured the imagination of the world. With 3 unrivalled devices,

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The best-selling smartphone in South Africa

A report by Counterpoint has revealed the best-selling smartphones in South Africa in 2018 – with Samsung and Mobicel leading the pack. Counterpoint said that smartphone shipments increased by 7% year-on-year locally in 2018. “The increasing affordability of the smartphones and cheaper 4G mobile data plans by telecom operators were the key reasons behind the growth,” stated the report. Brands

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Pretoria: Onderstepoort landfill site closing date set

The public is advised to utilise the Ga-Rankuwa, Soshanguve and Heatherley landfill sites as well as nearby private landfill sites, which among others include, Bon Accord, Rosslyn and Mooiplaats as an alternative. The Onderstepoort landfill site situated on the R566 road will be closed from 31 March. “The Tshwane municipality has taken a decision to close down the facility which

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