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Melanie Verwoerd

LP gas prices poorly monitored, finds Competition Commission

LP gas prices poorly monitored, finds Competition Commission

The commission proposes that National Energy Regulator (Nersa) should take over the monitoring of LPG pricing in the short term.

At least 17 pupils dead after horrific minibus taxi crash

At least 17 pupils dead after horrific minibus taxi crash

A minibus taxi collided with a truck on Groblersdal Road just outside Bronkhorstspruit, explains Gauteng Education MEC Lesufi.

Victorious Zuma no confidence vote? Fat chance, says Melanie Verwoerd

Victorious Zuma no confidence vote? Fat chance, says Melanie Verwoerd

Political analyst Melanie Verwoerd says the odds are stacked against winning the no confidence vote - which may make things worse.

How safe do feel in your own home? Callers share their experiences of crime

How safe do feel in your own home? Callers share their experiences of crime

Our perceptions of crime in South Africa are vastly different, depending on where we live. Listeners share their experiences.

Advertising specialist, Tebogo Motshwene, tapping into the black consumer market

Advertising specialist, Tebogo Motshwene, tapping into the black consumer market

Soweto-born advertising specialist challenges false assumptions made by marketing companies about black (and township) consumers.

Higher Education DG says sufficient financial aid available for NSFA in 2017

Higher Education DG says sufficient financial aid available for NSFA in 2017

The Higher Education Dept says it's confident about the prospects of the academic year and that financial support is in place.

Why eating insects is good for you

Why eating insects is good for you

Entomophagy (eating insects) is environmentally friendly and more indigenous to Africans than you think, argues Dr Saliou Niassy.

The turbulence of 2016 took off from 'Nenegate', says Thamm

The turbulence of 2016 took off from 'Nenegate', says Thamm

Daily Maverick Assistant Editor Marianne Thamm reflects on the political roller coaster that was this year and where it all began.

SA celeb Chef Nataniel on Christmas cooking and food affairs

SA celeb Chef Nataniel on Christmas cooking and food affairs

Celebrity chef makes our mouths water and bellies roar with his hilarious humour and expert advice on hosting and cooking.