Mouth diseases hit nearly half the world’s people – WHO | The Citizen

Rotting teeth, swollen gums and oral cancers: nearly half the world’s population suffer from mouth diseases, the World Health Organization said Thursday. A new report highlighted glaring inequities in access to oral health services, saying it badly affected the most vulnerable and disadvantaged populations. “Oral health has long been neglected in global health,” WHO chief … Read more

Breaking: World Rugby ban Rassie Erasmus for tweets | The Citizen

World Rugby has condemned the social media tweets by SA Rugby director Rassie Erasmus and accordingly banned the 2019 World Cup-winning coach for two matches. This means Erasmus may not take part in any match day activity in relation to the two upcoming Test matches that South Africa will play against Italy on Saturday and … Read more

Proposal to repatriate remains of military vets being considered for Cabinet approval – Mabuza | The Citizen

There is a total of 44,369 military veterans whose details are in the certified personnel register, who already qualify to receive benefits as prescribed in the legislation, according to Deputy President David Mabuza. Question and Answer session Mabuza, who was answering questions in the National Assembly on Thursday, stated that since November 2020, the Presidential … Read more

Taylor Swift tour chaos spurs calls to probe Ticketmaster | The Citizen

When Taylor Swift announced her first tour in five years, Jacob Landry couldn’t wait to jump in line to see his favourite artist take the stage. But after diligently registering for and receiving a presale code, the 20-year-old jazzed for his first concert ever was confronted with a massive queue, site glitches and soaring costs. Landry’s experience was far from … Read more

Quintessential big Citroën lives on in the facelift C5 Aircross | The Citizen

Compiling a write-up involving any product from Citroën more often than not starts with a reference to the past guaranteed to involve its quirky styling, the DS, hydropneumatic suspension and propensity for going wrong backed-up by poor service and no resale value. We shouldn’t go this way again Good and bad, these traits are likely … Read more

EFF’s bill on Parliament relocation to Tshwane must be debated first before referral | The Citizen

A Private Member’s Bill on the relocation of Parliament could be referred to the Portfolio Committee on Public Works and Infrastructure. Secretary to the National Assembly, Masibulele Xaso told the Programming Committee during a meeting on Thursday, that the bill has to be debated in the National Assembly before it is sent to the relevant parliamentary committees. “At … Read more

Khutsong sinkholes: Gravestones littered everywhere as cemetery on brink of being swallowed | The Citizen

Residents who reside in sinkhole-ridden areas in various parts of Gauteng are not only fearing for their safety but are also worried about the remains of their loved ones. This follows the discovery of another sinkhole developing at a graveyard in Khutsong, Carletonville, in the west of the province. Speaking to The Citizen on Wednesday, … Read more

NCOP to refer Electoral Amendment Bill back after proposing more changes | The Citizen

The Electoral Amendment Bill is expected to be referred back to Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs before it is sent to President Cyril Ramaphosa for approval. The bill is currently before the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) after MPs in the National Assembly voted in favour of passing the legislation last month. Amendments NCOP’s Select Committee … Read more