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  • 05 Jun 2019
    Be aware of petrol pump tricksters

    Have you fallen prey to the latest “petrol pump con”? It operates like this: the petrol attendant sells R200 worth of fuel for cash payment and pockets the cash without resetting the petrol pump to zero.
    The next unsuspecting motorist arrives to fill up, but does not check that the petrol...

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  • 17 Apr 2019
    On the precipice again: musings on our marvellous land

    Arnold Toynbee - one of the brightest historians of modern times, as well as being a great lover of Africa - wrote that the world advances to the precipice of disaster, but never goes over it.
    Sounds familiar? So it must seem to many a South African as we face another national election with fear...

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  • 13 Mar 2019
    What the auditor forgot to ask...

    The founding provisions of our constitution guarantees citizens a government that is accountable, responsive and open; thereby it obliges all government institutions to comply with these principles in everything they do - Plettenberg Bay Residents and Ratepayers Association provided this...

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  • 13 Mar 2019
    One swallow does not make a summer, so off to Clacton with you

    It’s enough already! In Plett there is never a shortage of people who complain about something, whether it’s about dogs on the beach, new developments popping up, this and that…
    Now we have swallows from Suffolk (hope I have spelt that correctly) moaning about horses on Keurbooms Beach -...

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  • 23 Jan 2019
    Why local newspapers may live long yet - 23 January 2019

    English journalist ADAM SINGOLDA recently quoted Warren Buffett thus in an article posted on ‘The Independent’ website: “If you want to know what’s going on in your town, whether the news is about the mayor or taxes or high school football, there is no substitute for a local...

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