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Zimbabwe salaries worth LESS than one US dollar a day – Cathy Buckle
   

Zimbabwe salaries worth LESS than one US dollar a day – Cathy Buckle

With hyperinflation in Zimbabwe running at more than 1,000%, earning a basic salary is now worth the equivalent of less than one US dollar a day.

Is it meat or is it a herd? A cow and bull conversation
  

Is it meat or is it a herd? A cow and bull conversation

A tidbit was delivered this week as Sean Emery spoke about a cow and a bull. It’s a challenge many South Africans are faced with at the moment.

The Editor’s Desk: Was lockdown a mistake (and should insurers pay for it)?
   

The Editor’s Desk: Was lockdown a mistake (and should insurers pay for it)?

The decision to impose lockdown has come in for a lot of criticism these days, especially as the economic costs of the lockdown continue to mount.

ANC wants pension funds to take over restructured Eskom assets – here’s the plan
   

ANC wants pension funds to take over restructured Eskom assets – here’s the plan

The ANC unveiled its plan for economic recovery post Covid-19 and it includes a proposal that pension funds should take over restructured Eskom assets.

Rugby reminiscences: How England blew 2019 Rugby World Cup final – analysis part 2
   

Rugby reminiscences: How England blew 2019 Rugby World Cup final – analysis part 2

Months after the 2019 Rugby World Cup Final there is still no definitive answer as to how England, which was a favourite to win, could lose.

Coronavirus UK LIVE: Boris Johnson scraps work from home rule as face mask laws may get stricter and deaths hit 44,602
  

Coronavirus UK LIVE: Boris Johnson scraps work from home rule as face mask laws may get stricter and deaths hit 44,602

BORIS Johnson has scrapped the work-from-home message and told the nation to get back into the office. In a shift from the current Government guidance, the PM said it was time to behave normally again. Speaking in a Q&A with the public, dubbed People’s PMQs, Mr Johnson said he wanted people to be back at…

RHONY’s Jill Zarin says it would be ‘selfish’ to tie the knot before daughter Ally and vows to wait for third marriage
  

RHONY’s Jill Zarin says it would be ‘selfish’ to tie the knot before daughter Ally and vows to wait for third marriage

RHONY star Jill Zarin said that she wants to wait to walk down the aisle for the third time until her daughter Allyson Shapiro gets married for the first time. The 56-year-old Bravo star exclusively revealed to The Sun that sometimes it’s “better to be the girlfriend than the wife” as marriage rumors swirl with…

Naya Rivera sang on Glee If I Die Young years before star ‘was presumed dead after tragic boat accident’ at 33
  

Naya Rivera sang on Glee If I Die Young years before star ‘was presumed dead after tragic boat accident’ at 33

ONE of Naya Rivera’s most memorable performances on Glee was her rendition of song If I Die Young — years before she was presumed dead by authorities at just 33. Rivera performed the song by The Band Perry in the hit television show during a 2013 episode following the death of fellow cast member Cory…

Politics News

Politics Podcast: Public Opinion Of The Black Lives Matter Movement Has Shifted. What Happens Next?
   

Politics Podcast: Public Opinion Of The Black Lives Matter Movement Has Shifted. What Happens Next?

Support for the Black Lives Matter movement has increased dramatically over the past few weeks. In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the team looks at whether public opinion on police and racism has moved in tandem. They also discuss the request from President Trump’s re-election campaign that CNN retract and apologize for a…

In CA: ‘Politics is killing our country,’ Riverside County sheriff says in opposing review of department policies
   

In CA: ‘Politics is killing our country,’ Riverside County sheriff says in opposing review of department policies

Riverside County’s sheriff directs people to the web site to look at its department policies themselves — the board overseeing the agency agrees. And children who had been spared the worst of the coronavirus are now being diagnosed with a related disease. Plu…

Politics Podcast: What History Can And Can’t Teach Us About Today’s Protests
   

Politics Podcast: What History Can And Can’t Teach Us About Today’s Protests

It’s easy to compare today’s anti-police-violence protests to the protests of the 1960s, but those comparisons don’t paint a full picture. In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, history professor Yohuru Williams joins Perry Bacon Jr. and Galen Druke to discuss which parallels are apt, how today’s protests are different, and what that says…

Politics Podcast: Questions About The Parties’ Bases
   

Politics Podcast: Questions About The Parties’ Bases

This installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast keys in on the presumptive presidential nominees’ relationships with important parts of their coalitions. First, in an interview on “The Breakfast Club,” former Vice President Joe Biden said, “If you have a problem figuring out whether you’re for me or Trump, then you ain’t black.” The crew talks…

The politics of a pandemic
   

The politics of a pandemic

This week’s episode of Nerdcast

Sports News

Sports are bringing back the roar of the crowd with artificial noise, thanks to EA Sports and NBA 2K
   

Sports are bringing back the roar of the crowd with artificial noise, thanks to EA Sports and NBA 2K

No, fans aren’t quite allowed in full force yet. But from soccer to the NBA, leagues are set to bring the sound of fans back to the games.

Thursday Sports in Brief
   

Thursday Sports in Brief

Thursday Sports in Brief

EA Sports’ FIFA Franchise to Provide Crowd Noise for Premier League, La Liga
   

EA Sports’ FIFA Franchise to Provide Crowd Noise for Premier League, La Liga

Necessity is the mother of invention. According to Joe Reedy of the Associated Press, the video game company Electronic Arts will provide crowd noise from its popular FIFA …

Real Betis vs. Sevilla: La Liga return live stream, TV channel, how to watch online, news, odds, start time
   

Real Betis vs. Sevilla: La Liga return live stream, TV channel, how to watch online, news, odds, start time

The Spanish league will resume play on Thursday with a rivalry match in Seville

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