• January 19, 2022
CUT names new rugby head coach

CUT names new rugby head coach

Staff Reporter The Central University of Technology (CUT) has named Braam van Straaten as head coach of the Free State institution’s rugby team. A statement from the university says Van Straaten, who turns 50 next…

Food & Wine
How to prepare irresistible teriyaki chicken

How to prepare irresistible teriyaki chicken

THIS week we travel all the way to Japan for one of the world’s favourite oriental dishes. We know sushi quickly springs to mind whenever we think of Japanese delicacies. But so much more originates…



Cosatu threatens crippling protests if wages are frozen

The Congress of South African Trade Unions has threatened to strike and “collapse” the public service if government does not honour the current public service wage agreement, Cosatu national spokesperson Sizwe Pamla said on Wednesday. The agreement is non-negotiable and any attempt to review it would be out of line, Pamla added. This is in...


Little cheer for drinkers, smokers as Mboweni hikes sin taxes

Drinkers and smokers will find little cheer in the 2020 budget following a hike in sin taxes which are expected to contribute R112.7 billion, together with customs duties, to the national fiscus. Presenting his budget speech today, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni announced taxes on beer, ciders, non-sparkling wine, spirits and cigarettes will all increase by...


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