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What is free sugar costing our kids?

It’s no longer a secret that the vast majority of us are blissfully unaware sugar addicts.  Modern conveniences in consumables are great at making life easier in the short term, but what about the long term implications?

Rubrieke / Columns: 19 January 2017 By Press Release 0
 
 

Separation of Church and State?​

Rubrieke / Columns: 29 November 2016 By Chris van Zyl

It is not uncommon to hear government officials publicly refer to their religion. People respond differently when, for example, the Mayor points learners to the sovereignty of God with reference to their studies for matric examinations.​

Dan groet ons nou

Rubrieke / Columns: 25 November 2016 By Melt van der Spuy

Ons drie professionele pensioenarisse sit nou die ander dag heerlik op my stoep en teug aan ’n kasteeltjie, toe Servaas na Herman se kant kyk sê: “Gaan jy hom sê, of moet ek dit doen?”​

Freedom of religion

This year the South African Constitution celebrates its 20th year since promulgation by the late President Nelson Mandela. Much will and have been written elsewhere about the brilliance and the shortcomings of the Constitution, writes Chris van Zyl.

Rubrieke / Columns: 17 January 2017 By Chris van Zyl 0
 
 

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Eksamen skryf is harde bene kou

Rubrieke / Columns: 28 October 2016 By Martie Le Grange

“As ek nog een keer moet hoor ek moet hard leer want dit is vir my eie beswil, gaan ek skree,” ... só het ek telkemale gevoel, veral in matriek. Dié cliché raak afgesaag maar tog hoor skoolkinders dit tot vervelens toe. Kinders moet tog besef dat sy of haar prestasie op akademiese vlak gaan bepaal waar hy of sy hulself eendag gaan bevind. 

Dis laag buk vir langeraat!

Rubrieke / Columns: 14 October 2016 By Melt van der Spuy

Dis nou maar een maal so – by ’n kamp­plek gebeur daar altyd iets snaaks. Iets soos iemand wat val en almal lag daaroor. Die arme man breek byna sy nek toe hy die aarde met ’n donderende slag tref en dan is dit nog sommer ’n paar keer bol­lemakiesie slaan ook. En ons lag.

 

The Constitution and your municipality

Rubrieke / Columns: 21 September 2016 By Chris van Zyl

By granting municipalities much more power and responsibilities than was the case before 1994 with the former “local authorities”, the Constitution has done much to bring local government closer to the people of South Africa.​

 
 
 

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Calendar / Kalender

January 2017
Revival Week
Where: Agapé Christian Centre, 90 Munnik Street, LTT
Start: 22 Jan  (08:30 AM)
End:  26 Jan
Nylstroom-tuinbouvereniging vergader
Where: Kokanje, Modimolle
Start: 25 Jan
End:  25 Jan  (09:30 AM)
Lewensvreug Dienssentrum op Mookgophong hou konsert
Where: Naboomspruit Tehuis vir Bejaardes se saal in 8ste Straat, Mookgophong
Start: 27 Jan
End:  27 Jan  (09:30 AM)
Lewensvreug Dienssentrum op Mookgophong Tiekie Makietie-geselligheid
Where: 8ste Straat, Mookgophong
Start: 28 Jan
End:  28 Jan  (09:00 AM)
Profetiese Seminaar
Where: Louis Trichardt Lodge
Start: 28 Jan  (09:00 AM)
End:  28 Jan  (16:00 PM)
February 2017
NG Kerk Steak-Aand
Where: NG Soutpansberg
Start: 03 Feb
Jaarlikse Leeuloop
Where: Leeupark, Hoërskool Louis Trichardt
Start: 09 Feb  (18:00 PM)