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News Headlines, 7 September 2019

‘Kidnapped’ Durban woman found alive https://www.timeslive.co.za/news/south-africa/2019-09-07-kidnapped-durban-woman-found-alive/ 2. HAS THE BODY OF FORMER PRESIDENT ROBERT MUGABE LEFT SINGAPORE? Mugabe was initially expected to arrive in South Africa early on Saturday before flying on to Zimbabwe. But there was still no word that the body had left Singapore. https://ewn.co.za/2019/09/07/has-the-body-of-former-president-robert-mugabe-left-singapore 3. SA and Nigeria committed to close ties […]

News Headlines, 6 September 2019

Former Springbok and Rugby World Cup Winner Chester Williams has died. https://www.iol.co.za/news/south-africa/gauteng/just-in-chester-williams-has-passed-away-32346006 2. Former Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Helen Zille commented on the passing of Zimbabwe’s founding president Robert Mugabe, highlighting what she saw as the irony of him having died in a Singapore hospital. https://citizen.co.za/news/south-africa/social-media/2176001/zille-mugabe-dying-in-singapore-after-destroying-the-zim-health-system-is-ironic/ 3. JOHANNESBURG – The family of little Amy’Leigh de […]

Rugby World Cup Springbok Legend Chester Williams Dies

Cape Town – Former Springbok legend Chester Williams has passed away, SA Rugby confirmed to Sport24 on Friday. The 49-year-old died from a sudden heart attack. Williams was part of Springbok 1995 Rugby World Cup winning squad. He played 27 Tests for the Boks between 1993 and 2000, scoring 14 tries in that time. Since […]

News Headlines, 5 September 2019

World News Hong Kong Hong Kong leader pulls extradition bill, but it is too too late – see full article here ;https://www.iol.co.za/news/world/hong-kong-leader-pulls-extradition-bill-but-is-it-too-too-late-31868623 South Africa Crowd boos as Ramaphosa cuts WEF (World Economic Forum) short to address protesters – see full article here. https://citizen.co.za/news/south-africa/crime/2175403/watch-crowd-boos-as-ramaphosa-cuts-wef-short-to-address-protesters/ Amy-Leigh’s kidnappers dropped ransom demand to R6,000 – from R2m – see […]

History of Books

The history of books starts with the development of writing, and various other inventions such as paper and printing, and continues through to the modern day business of book printing. The earliest history of books actually predates what would conventionally be called “books” today and begins with tablets, scrolls, and sheets of papyrus. Then hand-bound, expensive, and elaborate books known as codices appeared. These gave […]

How To Say Hello In A 102 Languages:

1 Arabic – Marhaba 2 Armenian – Barev 3 Bahamas – heyello 4 Basque – kaixo 5 Austrian German – gruess gott 6 Bengali – namaskar 7 Bulgarian – zdraveite 8 Burmese – mingalarbar 9 Catalan – hola 10 Chamorro – hafa adai 11 Chichewa – moni bambo (To a male), moni mayi (To a […]

The Oldest Handwritten Letter:

The Oldest Handwritten Letter: According to the testimony of ancient historian Hellanicus, the first recorded hand written letter (epistle) was by Persian Queen Atossa daughter of Syrus, mother of Xerxes around 500 BC. The leaves of plants and the bark of trees advanced the use of writing. The linden tree was particularly good allowing the […]