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Kaizer Chiefs Football Club in DStv Premiership

Mamelodi Sundowns are back in action as they meet the Black Leopards at the Thohoyandou stadium in the DStv Premiership. Despite being on a three game winless streak in the DStv Premiership, Mamelodi Sundowns are still leading the log standings albeit on goal difference. SuperSport United and Swallows FC are breathing down the Brazilian’s necks and a win today will be vital. Black Leopards on the other hand find themselves in the relegation zone. To add to their misery, they’ve been dealt yet another coaching blow after Dylan Kerr was sacked…

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Local teenager needs your assistance to compete in Brazil

LOCAL beauty, Keabetswe Mathebula (18), would be representing South Africa in Brazil April to compete  for the Miss Teen Petite Globe International crown Mathebula was born and raised in the dusty village of Justitia in Bushbuckridge. Doing her Grade 12 this year, she is also a part- time dance teacher and a cancer awareness ambassador in her village and modelling as well, which is her true passion. Mathebula is currently the Miss Teen Globe SA 2020 Directors Choice Winner and would be heading to Brazil to compete for the title…

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NewsHorn chats to SATMA award winner, Passion Master

LOCAL award-winning artist, Thulane Mazibuko, spoke to NewsHorn about his current offering, Emagama. The Kabokweni-born singer and songwriter said that he is currently promoting the single and recently shot a music video for the song. “The song was produced by DJ TPZ and it’s basically a declaration of my love for my wife. When we met she told me her name is Winnie Nosipho and now that we are an item, I have changed all her names. “So on the song, I am asking her that “out of all her…

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NewsHorn chats to newly-crowned Miss Eco-Tourism World Africa 2020

MICHELL Lethubuhle Chiremba had become the first Miss Eco-Tourism World Africa 2020 and talked to NewsHorn about herself and what it meant winning the pageant. The 20-year-old Chiremba who was born in Zimbabwe in Manicaland, Mutare, was raised in SA. The student from the University of Johannesburg said she hails from a family of five children from a small community in Johannesburg. “As a young lady of faith and a dreamer, I have been trusted with the crown and I plan to take Africa to the world. I love Africa…

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Thickness Overload to boost self-confidence

GONE are the days when a woman’s beauty was defined by her physical appearance as most small, petite women had always been considered more beautiful by society. Thickness Overload is a movement aiming to educate society regarding lack of self-esteem and self-love, as many women of all ages suffer as a result of societal standards. The movement, the brain-child of Mbombela-based, Samukelisiwe Casaendra Malinga, told NewsHorn that the aim is to ensure women understand that it is okay to be “fat, thick, big, heavy-boned”. “Since we come from different family…

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Level 3 lockdown rules would cost many jobs in SA – Mike Schussler

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  Lockdown level 3 According to South Africa’s internationally-renowned financial analyst, Mike Schussler, the level 3 lockdown rules would see more than one million formal and informal jobs in the country, decimated. The figure would even be higher if  families reliant on the breadwinner’s winners wages, were included. This could amount to 10% of the entire population. In an interview with MoneyWeb, Schussler said the industries most affected were travel, tourism, entertainment, leisure, manufacturing, agriculture, and non-classified services. With South Africa having one of the highest unemployment rates in the…

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POLICE WARN PUBLIC TO REFRAIN FROM CROSSING OR BAPTISING PEOPLE / PERFORMING RITUALS IN FLOODED RIVERS AND DAMS

Police in Mpumalanga are sending a warning to the public to refrain from crossing, baptising people or performing rituals in flooded rivers or dams. The warning comes after several people lost their lives recently, including a Sangoma aged 24 and his trainee aged 22. The two disappeared in the Mkhondo River on Monday, 18 January 2021. Mpumalanga police spokesperson Brigadier Leonard Hlathi said  on the sad day, the Sangoma together with his five trainees and one member of the public, went to the river to perform some rituals. It is…

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Plans in place for Tropical Cyclone Eloise impact

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The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) says plans are in place for the imminent impact of Tropical Cyclone Eloise. “Tropical Cyclone Eloise has been in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region for a while and has mainly been over the island States, with the possibility of hitting Mozambique, with initial indications being that it would impact primarily Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Botswana, with very little impact on South Africa, if any,” the department said. The department said the reality unfolding is that there will be impact in the provinces…

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Cyclone Eloise to bring heavy rain and winds to parts of SA

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Tropical storm, Eloise, made landfall in Mozambique on the border of Mpumalanga in South Africa. The weather service had warned that it could bring heavy downpours and high velocity winds to the Lowveld and Highveld of Mpumalanga, closest to the border. It is expected that the storm would turn into a cyclone. According to SA Weather, Limpopo and KwaZulu-Natal would also be impacted and storm alerts for these areas had been posted. Professor of climatology at the Global Change Institute, Francois Engelbrecht, on Thursday said that this could result in…

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How do I know I have recovered from COVID-19?

Vaccine roll out in SA stopped

It is important to note that there is a difference between being fully recovered and being ready to come out of isolation. The following criteria are specified for de-isolation of a person who tests positive for COVID-19: Symptomatic patients with mild disease (not requiring hospitalisation for Covid-19) can be de-isolated 10 days after the onset of their symptoms, provided their fever has resolved and their other symptoms are improving. Hospitalised patients with moderate-severe disease (who require hospitalisation due to COVID-19) can be de-isolated 10 days after achievement of clinical stability (i.e. from…

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