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Month: April 2019

Science
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Dagga use correlates to lower weight gain: research

Michigan State University researchers have found that smoking dagga correlates to lower, not higher weight gain. Advertisements

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Politics
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Johannesburg sues Lindiwe Sisulu for R537,000

According to the Sunday Times foreign minister Lindiwe Sisulu is being sued for over half a million rand. Apparently she wasn’t very good at paying for her utilities – so when she wanted to sell her house in 2015, the then ANC city government cancelled her debt so that the sale could go through.

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General Nonsense
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KwaZulu Natal church collapse kills 13 during heavy rains

Heavy rains caused a church on KwaZulu Natal to collapse according to Times LIVE. 13 people were killed in the collapse, 6 were seriously injured and 10 suffered minor injuries.

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Politics
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DA – it has the best of municipalities, and the worst of municipalities

According to the Citizen the latest Ratings Afrika Municipal Financial Sustainability Index has found most municipalities are facing collapse due to financial mismanagement.

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Science
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Tel Aviv scientists 3D print a heart made of patient’s own cells

Scientists from the University of Tel Aviv have just managed to use a 3D printer to build an engineered heart made of a patient’s own cells and biological materials.

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Politics
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Mabuza, Mantashe flagged as ‘problematic’ candidates

According to The Citizen the ANC’s integrity commission has flagged 22 of the party’s candidates for parliament as ‘problematic’. The chiefmost amongst them being – David Mabuza and Gwede Mantashe, with other candidates including Zizi Kodwa, Nomvula Mokonyane, Bathabile Dlamini and Zweli Mkhize.

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Politics
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Ramaphosa slams would-be book burners

According to EWN President Cyril Ramaphosa has stated that burning books and disrupting their launches is not what the ANC is about.

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Politics
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Dagga for morning sickness? That’s not a great idea

According to a media statement hosted by Eurekalert, more women in America are using dagga to fight the symptoms of morning sickness as it becomes more legal across more states. Previous research has shown that this wasn’t a great idea, children from these mothers were more likely to suffer behavioural problems along with impaired learning […]

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Politics
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How could the protests in Alex be hurting the ANC?

This is just an opinion piece, based on something I read on Twitter.

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Politics
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Social grants and ‘black tax’ – a conundrum

According to the Sunday Times, UKZN media and cultural studies graduate Nokubonga Komako has released her research into ‘black tax’.

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