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Slice Of Life: ‘We all have the ability to turn a self portrait into a masterpiece’

Fifty shapes of fitness: personal trainer Tumelo Setsetse helps people transform their lives - physically, emotionally, psychologically.

Gadgets of the year: touching deep

Gadgetry is synonymous with bells and whistles, but sometimes it’s the personal approach that stands out.

M&G newsroom’s sweat Boost

While UK fitness star Terrol "Boost" Lewis was in SA promoting "Star Blockworkout", he stopped by the M&G to give our social media editor a few tips.

Cop recruit deaths: Fitness was required for traffic officers

At an inquiry into the deaths of eight job applicants, the KZN transport department says its advert specified that a tough physical test was required.

Inquiry into cop recruits’ fitness test fatalities resumes

An inquiry into a recruitment fitness test that led to the deaths of eight aspiring traffic cops in Pietermaritzburg is due to continue on Tuesday.

Fitness test deaths: Provincial minister dismisses calls to resign

KwaZulu-Natal transport minister Willies Mchunu on Monday dismissed calls for him to resign as premature and irrelevant.

Six traffic post applicants die after fitness test

Six people have died from suspected dehydration after taking part in a KwaZulu-Natal traffic department recruitment fitness test, say SABC news.

South Africans fight fat with new outdoor gyms

Soweto's first outdoor gym has caught on with many residents who are determined to lose their flab without signing expensive gym contracts.

US fitness guru who last ate dessert in 1929 dies aged 96

Healthy living pioneer Jack LaLanne's feats included holding the world press-up record and towing boats while handcuffed.

Working up a sweat over gaming

Will the new generation of exercise games really help you get fit in your living room?

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Sekhukhune’s five-year battle for water back in court

The residents of five villages are calling for the district municipal manager to be arrested

Special Investigating Unit probes Covid-19 tenderpreneurs

The SIU is investigating 102 companies doing business with the provincial government in Gauteng alone

Vaccine trial results due in December

If successful, it will then have to be manufactured and distributed

Press Releases

WiMSA shines a light on the future of women in mining

Men in mining must begin to take it upon themselves to support the development of women in the industry

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure reveals second gender-based violence advocacy artwork

The men and boys of South Africa are important role players in this mission to ensure that women are respected, protected and treated equally

Empowering the voice of women in leadership to enable full participation in their roles in leadership and decision making

Sibanye-Stillwater has 13% female representation in its workforce and is actively working to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Surviving the tobacco ban

Nicotine is given as the ‘likely’ reason for lower Covid-19 infection rates but authorities still stress the health risk of smoking

Smokers hold thumbs for cigarette ban to be lifted

SATTA is worried about the impact of the ban on its own members activities and how the ban is helping black marketeers to make millions of rands illegally

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

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