A killer called road rage

November 26, 2019

Following an alleged road rage incident in Bryanston, Johannesburg, on Monday, the urgency of addressing the road rage pandemic in South Africa is in the spotlight again. Police have confirmed that they are investigating a case of attempted murder following a shooting on Monday afternoon in Bryanston Drive. According to Gauteng police spokesperson Brigadier Mathapelo Peters, information from […]

How to clean your stainless steel appliances

November 11, 2019

Stainless steel kitchen appliances have revolutionised urban kitchens, making industrial finishes fashionable again.  With electricity prices and accessibility becoming a challenge, many households have changed to gas cookers.   Cleaning a stainless steel cooktop is an important part of kitchen maintenance. Usually, cleaning is as simple as wetting a sponge with soapy water and wiping the […]

NASA report on dust storms in SA

November 11, 2019

People in coastal towns along the west coast of southern Africa watched skies turn red on September 25, 2019. Fierce wind picked up and carried huge plumes of sand and dust westward toward the Atlantic Ocean. The plumes were observed that day at 2:25 p.m. South Africa Standard Time (12:25 Universal Time) with the Visible Infrared […]

Knife crimes are on the increase globally

November 11, 2019

Gang rivals and violent youth culture have led to an increase in violent knife crimes across the globe.  In order to understand this knife-carrying culture, the BBC undertook an investigation to find out what lies at the root of the resurgence of this type of crime. In many countries, violent crime is down in recent […]

How the RWC changed things

November 4, 2019

From #AmINext to #I’mStaying, it’s been a rollercoaster for South Africans over the last few weeks.  This past weekend brought healing to a nation divided by fear and trepidation, faced with political divides in both the ruling and opposition party, fiscal uncertainty marked by Moody’s revising its South African outlook to “negative” while maintaining its Baa3 rating, and […]