HOW TO THRIVE AT WORK IF YOUR OLDER BOSS EXPECTS HUSTLE CULTURE

Mon 15 July 2024: Portia from the comedy-drama series The White Lotus is the epitome of Generation Z. As the assistant for a self-absorbed heiress, she embodies both the strengths and flaws of the younger generation: perpetually connected to the digital world, brimming with intelligence and full of untapped potential. While Portia’s sometimes obnoxious behaviour can be grating, […]

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SAUDI ARABIA EXTENDS MISSION TO CLEAR MINES IN YEMEN

Mon 15 July 2024: The Saudi King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) yesterday announced the extension of the Masam project, aimed at clearing Yemeni territory of mines, for another year, at a cost of $35 million. The Saudi News Agency (SPA) quoted Abdullah Al-Rabiah, adviser to the Saudi Royal Court and KSrelief general supervisor, as […]

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WATCH | LAMOLA REAFFIRMS SA’S STANCE ON PALESTINE, US RELATIONS

Mon 15 July 2024: Newly appointed minister of international relations, Ronald Lamola, has reaffirmed Pretoria’s stance on the war in Gaza, Palestine, and its often fraught relationship with the United States (US). Speaking in an interview on Salaamedia, the youthful Lamola said SA’s relationship ought to be “continuously enhanced” through “mutually beneficial legislation” – referring to […]

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7.2% OF DEATHS IN 10 MAJOR INDIAN CITIES DUE TO AIR POLLUTION: STUDY

Mon 15 July 2024: Some 7.2% of deaths reported in 10 major Indian cities are caused by air pollution, a new study said on Thursday. The study by The Lancet Planetary Health claimed significant associations between short-term exposure to fine particulate matter (PM2.5) and daily mortality rates across multiple cities in India, which last year surpassed China as the world’s […]

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FILMING THE ALGERIAN INDEPENDENCE WAR: THE LEGACY OF STEVAN LABUDOVIC | WITNESS DOCUMENTARY

Sun 14 July 2024: A trove of unseen archive of the Algerian independence war shot on 35mm film is uncovered in Belgrade. It was filmed by Stevan Labudovic, the cameraman of Yugoslav President Josip Broz Tito. Labudovic spent three years filming Algeria’s independence war with unprecedented access. His images and journals inspire this little-known story […]

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US SPACE AGENCY NASA RELEASES WEBB TELESCOPE PHOTOS OF ENTWINED GALAXIES

In this photo provided by NASA and the Space Telescope Science Institute, two interacting galaxies are captured by the Webb Space Telescope in the infrared. Scientists say the neighnouring galaxies, nicknamed Penguin, right, and the Egg, left, have been tangled up for tens of millions of years [NASA and Space Telescope Science Institute] Sun 14 […]

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MANIFESTING HAS A DARK SIDE – THERE ARE PROBLEMS WITH BELIEVING OUR THOUGHTS HAVE SO MUCH POWER

Sun 14 July 2024: Have you tried manifesting? It’s hard to escape on social media – the idea that you can will what you desire into reality through the power of belief. This could be financial success, romantic love or sporting glory. Singer Dua Lipa, who headlined Glastonbury festival in June 2024, has said that performing on Friday night […]

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HALF OF SA’S POPULATION LACKS THE MEANS TO PROVIDE FOR THEIR RETIREMENT

Sun 14 July 2024: Fifty percent of South Africans do not have the means to provide for their retirement. This is according to the FNB Retirement Insights Survey 2024, SABC News reported. More concerning is that the number of South Africans without retirement plans is increasing, particularly among the middle and lower-income earners. The high […]

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