Two out of three abandoned babies die

February 17, 2019
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Over the past week, we’ve seen two cases of babies being discarded (and saved). This type of news is always particularly disturbing and it highlights the link between poverty and child neglect. Type in “why do women throw their babies away” into any search engine and you’ll soon realise that this is a global problem. […]

This is what you need to do to stay safe during load shedding

February 13, 2019
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Reports indicate that we can expect load shedding to continue for the foreseeable future. This poses an increased risk of opportunistic crimes because the load shedding schedules are made public for all – including criminals. According to Marius Steyn Santam’s personal lines underwriting manager, South Africans need to mitigate risk and damage caused by load […]

When love turns to hate in the suburbs

February 12, 2019
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February is the month of love and while most of us (who are in relationships) are seeing through rose coloured glasses, for some, the month of love could well be a reminder that there is a fine line between love and hate. Wikipedia describes domestic violence as “violence or other abuse by one person against […]