Cape Argus 2021-11-29

The Cape Argus newspaper is a dynamic city newspaper that now offers a morning edition as well as its traditional afternoon offering, in a US broadsheet (54×8) design. It is aimed at the middle to upper income groups and seeks to lead debate in and about the city and to cover issues that are relevant to its market. It prides itself in not only excelling in covering serious, general and political news from the region, but also entertainment and sport.

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Independent Media Pty Ltd
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meghan has a new character: ‘i’m like you’

Eight months ago, Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, appeared on prime-time television to drop bombshell after bombshell during an Oprah Winfrey special. The interview nearly became an international incident after they detailed how they had been mistreated as part of the royal family, to the point where Meghan said she had suicidal thoughts and the palace did not help her. The story gripped the Internet for days, and then as most controversies do, it disappeared – and for the most part, so did Harry and Meghan. They dropped out of the public eye as the stories and rumours swirled around them, and kept a very low profile until June, when they announced that Meghan had given birth to their second child, a baby girl named…

adele asks spotify to remove shuffle button, and it does

Jennifer Hassan Adele carefully curated the order of songs on her latest album, 30, calling the 12 tracks her “ride or die throughout the most turbulent period of my life”. But a Spotify setting that shuffles album tracks in a random order apparently threatened to disrupt the flow of her musical narrative. “This was the only request I had in our ever-changing industry!” Adele tweeted on Saturday, asking that the album be streamed with the tracks in order. “We don’t create albums with so much care and thought into our track listing for no reason. Our art tells a story and our stories should be listened to as we intended,” she continued, before thanking the platform. “Anything for you,” Spotify tweeted in response. The streaming giant removed the shuffle…

opportunity for south africans to teach isizulu abroad

Harvest Thwala THE US is calling all eligible South Africans to teach isiZulu at its universities as part of the Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Programme (FLTA) for the 2022/23 academic year. The US campuses are enhancing their teaching of languages and exposing students to a true understanding of people of different nations. Qualified South African teachers who speak isiZulu as their home language can now apply to teach in the US. The Fulbright FLTA Programme is sponsored by the US Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). As part of the Fulbright Foreign Student Programme, the Fulbright FLTA Programme is designed to develop Americans' knowledge of foreign cultures and languages by supporting teaching assistantships in over 30 languages in hundreds of US institutions of higher education.…

200 bursaries on offer

Harvest Thwala TRAIN manufacturer Gibela Rail Transport Consortium is calling for applications for 200 bursaries in 2022. Study fields include engineering, manufacturing, computer science, supply chain and logistics, and various trade fields – for both universities and Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions. Gibela’s bursaries include full tuition and a book allowance. The bursaries are granted for one year and are renewable annually based on academic performance. Bursary applicants must be: South African citizens with a South African bar-coded identity document. Enrolled or intending to enrol at a South African TVET institution (current N3/N4 candidates are encouraged to apply). Enrolled or intending to enrol at a South African university or university of technology (current first- and second-year candidates are encouraged to apply). Able to demonstrate potential for academic…

benefits of early tertiary registration

MaryAnne Isaac HAVE you ever felt a sense of relief and joy having completed an important task in the nick of time, or just completing a task ahead of its deadline? Well that’s what early registration for university feels like, especially with how the last two years turned out. Choosing to register ahead of the deadline dates will effectively eliminate one task from your list when preparing for the new academic year, and if you are registering for the very first time – it’s an even better feeling. Here are reasons why you should register early for your tertiary studies. Reduce the registration blues “Procrastination is the thief of time” Imagine leaving your registration till the very last day and Eskom regretfully announces load shedding stage 5 while you…

spend wisely, start planning for 2022

THE festive season is one of the most treasured periods in South Africa as people get to spend more time with their families and indulge in leisurely activities such as holiday travel and spoiling loved ones. While some are fortunate enough to get bonuses or even stokvel pay-outs during this time, others rely on their regular income, and it has to last them until roughly the end of January. Yashen Singh, CEO of Retail and Private Core Banking at FNB Retail, says: “During the festive season, people often have added responsibilities that require careful planning. “The other reality is that businesses tend to pay salaries earlier than usual to allow people to fulfil their financial obligations ahead of the public holidays. Despite this, it is always important to ensure that…