Drinking alcohol during pregnancy has far reaching implications

2019-06-19 10:53

In an article on 14 June written by Boitumelo Matshaba on W24 entitled "9 Ways Drinking Alcohol Can Affect You As A Woman" the article speaks about the dangers of alcohol during pregnancy and how "Signs of FAS (Fetal Alcohol Syndrome) always appear when the child is born".

The Public Protector and God: Quo vadis?

2019-06-18 16:06

Make no mistake, I fear the Almighty, and respect his works, but I understand why the drafters of our Constitution found it wise to leave God out of the decision-making process of appointing and removing the Public Protector.

Reaping the benefits of Lesufiism

2019-06-18 13:04

Lesufi was back at education quicker than Des Weekend-special Van Rooyen served as Minister of Finance. The difference is that people have faith in MEC Lesufi.

Young South Africans speak: Why we are leaving the country

2019-04-26 16:14

News24 asked young people to send to us their reasons for leaving and what would have to be different for them to return to South Africa, or not leave at all. The response was overwhelming.

Bar too low if Nthai is allowed to return to his job

2019-06-11 09:13

If Seth Nthai is simply forgiven by the legal fraternity because he owned up, said sorry and promised not to accept bribes again, the (legal) bar is set too low.


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Avarice is destroying the moral fibre of our society

2019-06-19 08:36

Cyril Ramaphosa may have the political will but his organisation is so inured to malfeasance to let go. The so-called fight back brigade is just the tip of the ice-berg.

Mosque shootout not linked to violent extremism

2019-06-18 12:19

The robbery and shootout that ensued outside the Hamidia Musjid mosque in Newtown, Johannesburg is not act of violent extremism as is being speculated on social media.

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Competent officials, active civil society a shining light

2019-06-07 13:17

As a taxpayer, I feel that every effort should be made where possible to coax these highly skilled people with the right attitude back to the fold of serving the people of South Africa with their expertise.

We choose what we believe

2019-06-03 11:48

The absence of choice impedes human dignity. We thus have capitalism, a great contributor to inequality, to work with to eradicate inequality. My choice to not "self-help" will have negative consequences for me.

SA politics stays put on the centre

2019-05-30 08:48

The left is dying a slow death if not dead already. The EFF is trying to resuscitate the left, unfortunately they are using a wrong method.

Responsibility is key, but the state must play its role

2019-06-10 10:27

There are many reasons why a Zodwa born in Site B, Khayelitsha is already disadvantaged compared to a Stacy born in Constantia. Their lives and opportunities are vastly different and though I believe university education can tip the scales, Zodwa still will need to be a provider for 5-10 hungry family members.

Aortic hemorrhage of economy has already happened: Weak president, skills exodus, growing population

2019-06-07 13:08

On the one hand, the economy is contracting and on the other, South Africa is confronted with rapid population growth that will increase not reduce poverty.

SARS should consider a tax return threshold for pensioners

2019-06-04 15:41

Commissioner Edward Kieswetter should consider tax paying pensioners and lighten the burden on them as far as submitting tax returns are concerned.

MyNews24: Zille, Madonsela miss the point

2019-06-03 11:08

Equality in any situation other than in the eyes of god, perhaps, is a myth. Everyone is their own person who can elect to associate with others of similar philosophy/belief for mutual support in groups that have a general nature.

A response to the conundrum that is Helen Zille and the DA

2019-05-30 08:58

Clouded by political excitement caused by consistent electoral gains and the ANC's blunders during the Zuma years, the DA unfortunately went the wrong way.

Game of Thrones: Why are we so unhappy?

2019-05-24 09:30

Season 8 has been very fast-paced and rushed. There seems to have been a need to drive the series to a final conclusion that we as fans were not ready for in only six episodes.

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