Posts belonging to Category Current affairs

Be Cautious About Giving Info to Census Workers

(by Susan Johnson) With the South African Census process beginning, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) advises people to be cooperative, but cautious, so as not to become a victim of fraud or identity theft. The first phase of the 2010 Census is under way as workers have begun verifying the addresses of households across the […]

The Sounds of the Soccer World Cup

This world cup will especially be remembered for the cacophony of sounds coming, not only from screaming fans, but from our national traditional weapon, the vuvuzela. Now fight as you might if it is good on the ears or not, it is the defining sound of the Soccer World Cup 2010. Not only is the […]

8 things woman should avoid during the world cup 2010

This is a very important instruction guide to survival for the next month…. Do not change the channel  to Generations – he is watching Soccer! Don’t ask about  Beckham  (he is not there) and no-one cares. Support the same team as him……..please  its for your own safety. Avoid moving in front of the screen ……..right […]

Invitation to a cheetah braai

SARS scam warning

A new phishing scam is doing the round and even though I cannot believe that people can still be gullable to this kind of thing, I am putting it here as a warning. Emails received by taxpayer from an address refund@sars.gov.za with the subject line Tax Refund should immediately be regarded as a scam and […]

This made me cry!

| View | Upload your own Story behind this slideshow…. I got this from my good friend Sandra as a 1 MB slideshow attached to her forwarded e-mail. The e-mail has been forwarded (from what I can see) at least twice. She shared it just with me as she propably knew that it would make […]

New highways and tollgates!!!

If you travel on the freeways, your life is about to be disrupted until 2010 as Road Agency has just awarded over R11,0 bn worth of road contracts to provide various improvements to all highways and interchanges in this area. Six major road contracts are all to be constructed simultaneously. More contracts are planned. Most […]

Help needed

How often do we drive past squatter camps and wonder how people can cope living like that. Makes me count my blessings! I received this in my e-mail today with a whole load of photos. It really seems as if they can do with some practical help. Why not clear out that store room where […]

Eskom Predictions

Your Stars Foretell : By S. Com (The Future Made Clear – dark, but clear-eish)    Aries (Mar 21 – Apr 21) : Things will be pretty dark for you today, unless you remember to buy new torch batteries.     Taurus (Apr 21 – May 21) : You’ll probably eat cold, raw food again […]

Eskom and Web 2.0

I have done a new blog for eskom. They need all the help they can get! See: http://eskom.iblog.co.za