MLS’ Sacramento team on hold after investor exits

The fate of Major League Soccer’s Sacramento expansion franchise is uncertain after the team’s lead investor pulled out on Friday. Los Angeles billionaire Ron Burkle, also a part owner of the NHL’s Pittsburgh Penguins, withdrew from th ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
Heavy rain causes flooding at hospital in Alberton

Heavy downpours wreaked havoc in Gauteng on Friday afternoon, resulting in flooding at the Netcare Union Hospital in Alberton, east of Johannesburg. The hospital’s general manager, Esme Abrahams, confirmed to News24 that some of the ho ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
Think big. Why the future of uni campuses lies beyond the CBD

This is the second of two articles on the past and future of the university campus. The "dreaming spires" of Oxford University that Matthew Arnold romanticised in 1865 still have a powerful grip on our image of the university ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
What Russia was like in 1931

What this year meant for Russian history, what people looked like and what was happening on the cities’ streets. Year 1931. Stalin’s reign was gaining strength. Soviet power was amidst its ‘Five Year Plan’ of a planned economy. Indust ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021