It's in your food - but can this herbicide commonly used in SA give you cancer?

2018-08-14 07:11

Glyphosate, the key ingredient in Roundup, a herbicide used commercially and by private homeowners, is in the spotlight after a court the US found that it causes terminal cancer.


Ramaphosa cutting canes for his own backside

25 minutes ago

The time is ripe for the citizens to see a leader with strong convictions stating his case without fear of offending someone. "Spineless Cyril" is not an epithet that would serve his brand, writes Max du Preez.


Cosatu: Further VAT exemptions may not benefit the poor

2018-08-14 07:00

Even if government adds to the list of zero-rated VAT items, there is still the challenge of ensuring that benefits of the VAT exemption flow to the poor, Cosatu has said.


Former England star to help Sharks at breakdown area

19 minutes ago

The Sharks have confirmed that former England No 8 Nick Easter will join them in a coaching capacity in this year’s Currie Cup.

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East London residents demand that electricity connections be restored

35 minutes ago

Since it formed in 2008, residents of Harry Gwala informal settlement in Duncan Village, East London, have had no legal access to electricity and have been using electricity drawn from a street light mast through izinyoka (illegal connections).

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In defence of the DA's BEE proposal

2018-08-13 14:57

SA seems to be stuck with a system of affirmative action that raises the cost of doing business, benefits only a minority of the people it is intended to benefit and seems to be in place indefinitely.

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