Senate ratifies climate change treaty with rare strong bipartisan support

The Senate ratified a climate change treaty in a strongly bipartisan vote on Wednesday. It phased out hydrofluorocarbons and was unusual because most climate measures have struggled to win Republican support.

Trubisky used the final adjustment to make a strong case for the Steelers’ top QB spot

PITTSBURGH — Mitch Trubisky staked his claim to take over for the retired Ben Roethlisberger, throwing for 160 yards and a touchdown as the Pittsburgh Steelers beat Detroit 19-9 in the NFL preseason finale on Sunday afternoon. Trubiski, who signed a two-year deal in March, was at his best late in the first half. Working … Read more

A national institution, the Comrades Marathon is still going strong

I remember two memories from my childhood that served as the driving force behind the strange obsession I developed with long distance running. In 1992, Elana Meyer’s silver medal at the Barcelona Olympics and her subsequent Tour of Honor with Derartu Tulu were etched in my head like a dream I’ve never forgotten. However, two … Read more

Cheney vows to thwart Trump’s second presidency. How strong is Trump’s grip on the Republican Party?

NPR’s Steve Inskeep talks with Jonah Goldberg, conservative columnist and editor-in-chief of The Dispatch, about Congresswoman Liz Cheney’s future in the GOP following her Wyoming primary loss.

Absa Group 2022 interim earnings up 27%, showing strong recovery

Absa Group’s underlying profits rose 27% to R11bn in the first half of the year as revenue increased, demonstrating a continued strong recovery from the global economic downturn in 2020. Absa Group CEO, Ari Rautenbach, described the latest set of interim results as “incredible”, confirming that this was due to their commitment to the 2018 … Read more

Isuzu D-Max makes a strong statement by outpacing Hilux, Ranger

I honestly don’t care how many times people say that we are daft for doing performance road testing on double cab bakkies. This is South Africa, the land where we call rolling blackouts load shedding and allocate cute little levels to this phenomenon to mask the catastrophic failure it is. It’s also a place where … Read more

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