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Which is better, a face shield or a cloth mask?

Are all face masks created equal? CapeTalk's John Maythams ask the question 'plastic or cloth' when it comes to face coverings.

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No better time than now to teach your children about generosity and gratitude

Parenting expert Nikki Bush discusses simple ways to help your kids think of others in need and inculcate a value system.

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[LISTEN] Can optimism be learned?

Eusebius McKaiser speaks to clinical psychologist Khosi Jiyane for more on this.

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How to cope with your growing anger during lockdown

Kieno Kammies asks a psychologist for advice and practical tips on regulating our emotions, especially our anger.

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[LISTEN] What to do if you are single and can't hook up during lockdown

Dr Eve focuses on singles and how they are navigating their longing for intimacy and sexuality.

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UN warns of global mental health crisis due to COVID-19 pandemic

"The isolation, the fear, the uncertainty, the economic turmoil - they all cause or could cause psychological distress."

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Managing change in the workplace during COVID-19

Ray White spoke to Transcend Talent Management MD Zanele Luvuno about the challenges employees will experience during this time.

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How Covid-19 should impact the way you manage risk in your business

The way businesses approach risk management is becoming critical, says Saloshni Pillay, Head of Global Markets Sales & Structuring at Absa Corporate & Investment Banking.

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How disruptors deal with disruption

Can Uber and Airbnb survive being disrupted themselves?

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Money matters keeping you awake at night? Have you considered financial therapy?

Psychologists are seeing a rise in clients seeking specific support to help deal with financial anxiety on an emotional level.

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How to cope with your growing anger during lockdown

Kieno Kammies asks a psychologist for advice and practical tips on regulating our emotions, especially our anger.

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Anxious, stressed South Africans really battling under lockdown, says Sadag

A recent Sadag survey suggests that 55% of South Africans who called them had feelings of anxiety and panic and 46% were under financial stress and pressure.

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[LISTEN] Why you should check the fine print in your credit life policy

Azania Mosaka speaks to consumer journalist Wendy Knowler.

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How to find out if your employer has received UIF special grant

Business Insider associate editor Phillip de Wet explains how you can access the online portal.

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Coaching expert shares tips on how to master the art of the virtual meeting

Clinical psychologist and coach Lauren Davis says it's crucial to be more considered and intentional about virtual meetings during this time.

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[LISTEN] Craving a cuddle? Hankering for a hug? Makes sense say scientists...

Why do we crave physical touch and can our need to be touched be traced back through evolution? Science says yes.

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'For our pets to be psychologically secure, they need to have routine'

Dr Quixi Sonntag briefly explains what your pet may be experiencing through the COVID-19 lockdown and what you can do.

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6 best long-term, affordable local shares to buy, right now

Chantal Marx (FNB Wealth and Investments) says these six South African companies are looking resilient and attractively priced.

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Lockdown Lowdown: Advice for parents raising children with special needs

Professor Petrus De Vries returns to share some advice for parents with special needs children during the lockdown.

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Lockdown Lowdown: 5 mental health tips for children during lockdown

EB Inglis turns to Professor Petrus de Vries, Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry for advice on how parents can tackle the lockdown.

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[LISTEN] Why are people having so many more vivid dreams during the lockdown?

Eusebius McKaiser spoke to University of Cape Town (UCT) neuropsychology professor Mark Solms to understand why this is happening.

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[LISTEN] Tools to understand and manage intimate conflict

Clinical sexologist Dr Eve gives advice to couples who may be experiencing tension and dis-ease during the lockdown.

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Here's where you can get baby essentials during lockdown

In response to parents' anxieties, government has amended the lockdown regulations to include items for newborns to children aged three as essentials that can be purchased.

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[LISTEN] Healing in a time of COVID-19

Breathwork Africa founder Dr Ela Manga speaks on some of the feelings you may be battling through and cultivating awareness.

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How to become a future-fit employer

Talent Strategist & Leadership Coach Anja van Beek shares ideas on what the working world might look like post lockdown.

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FNB client? There’s misconception about how its ‘Covid-19 Cashflow Relief’ works

FNB’s "Covid-19 Cashflow Relief" is often misunderstood, says consumer journalist Wendy Knowler.

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Switch off apps when you are not using them to restrict data usage

The South African Communications Forum says data usage patterns have changed phenomenally since the start of the lockdown.

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'There is no way to legally execute a will under lockdown'

The Fiduciary Institute is lobbying the government to declare the drafting and execution of wills an essential service.

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Homeschooling during lockdown: A new COVID-19 challenge for parents

One parent is battling to understand the complexities of digital learning, and at times he's learning more form his children than the other way round.

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Your liver is tired of putting up with your bad habits

This World Liver Day, make sure you are educated on what about your lifestyle can be causing you liver damage.

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[LISTEN] The Flash Drive: Become the parenting hero and let the teachers teach

Parenting expert, Nikki Bush shares sage advice for parents during lockdown with Carl Wastie on The Flash Drive.

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[LISTEN] How employers can help parents cope working at home with kids

Nikki Bush says employers need to know number and age of children their employees are they managing at home.

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Homeschooling during lockdown: 'Limit academic work to no more than 2 hours'

Bailey Thomson Blake (Chief of Schools at SPARK Schools) says parents must limit academic time to what is realistic.

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Is it REALLY unsafe to take a jog around the block?

Under current government lockdown restrictions, South Africans are prohibited from taking exercise outside.

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[LISTEN] Why you may be experiencing sexual difficulties during the lockdown

Dr Eve explores the possible reasons why you and your partner may be less intimate since the start of the COVID-19 lockdown.

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WATCH: 8 tips on shopping safely during COVID-19

Have you run out of supplies but you’re too afraid to go to the grocery store because of COVID-19?

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Lockdown Lowdown: Managing depression during lockdown

EB tackles how the lockdown may affect those living with depression, and how they cope during this uncertain period.

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On getting the economy firing again after lockdown – ideas from industry

Bruce Whitfield interviews Wendy Alberts (Restaurant Association of South Africa) and Bongiwe Kunene (Banking Association SA).

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Paper towels may remove virus missed by poor hand washing: study

Global health authorities have highlighted the crucial importance of washing hands with soap and water to protect against COVID-19, which has killed tens of thousands and spread around the world.

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People urged not to cancel medical aid as lockdown bites into salaries

Experts have advised citizens to consider options to make premiums cheaper before cancelling their cover.

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[LISTEN] How to cope in small spaces

Human potential and parenting expert Nikki Bush shares advice on how to be creative with the space you are in during lockdown.

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Lockdown Lowdown: How adults can manage ADHD during the lockdown

EB Inglis brings in experts to chat about various topics that could help us during the national lockdown period.

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The key to handling lockdown lies in letting go, says hostage survivor

Monique Strydom reflects on her 2000 hostage ordeal and how it influences her attitude in lockdown today.

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How to end the lockdown and save the economy (while keeping the curve flat)

South Africa needs an economy-saving exit strategy from the Covid-19 lockdown now, says James Formby (CEO, Rand Merchant Bank).

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Lockdown Lowdown: How to cope if you have an anxiety disorder

EB Inglis brings in experts to chat about various topics that could help us during the national lockdown period.

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Lockdown may be best method to quit smoking, says advocacy group

The Tobacco, Alcohol and Gambling Advocacy Action Group says the lockdown may be a blessing in disguise for many smokers.

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Don't wear gloves out there, pleads infection control nurse on Covid frontline

Africa Melane interviews Groote Schuur nursing sister Vida Morris, who specialises in infecton prevention and control.

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How to stop the virus making us all fatter

With more than a quarter of humanity shut up at home or under lockdown, and with many worried they will get the virus next, the temptation to comfort eat was hard to resist.

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Pete Goffe-Wood's Sirloin on the bone, grilled red onion and broccoli salad

The top chef shares his recipe for the perfect sirloin steak.

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How to start a side hustle in South Africa

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield asks serial entrepreneur Nic Haralambous for advice on starting a side hustle.

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Top Epidemiologist answers COVID-19 questions

Kfm Mornings speak to Dr Jody Boffa, Epidemiologist and Research Fellow at the Centre for Rural Health, University of KwaZulu-Natal.

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Advice for small businesses, and how you can help them amid COVID-19 crisis

Kfm Mornings call on The Money Show's Bruce Whitfield to better explain the impact, what businesses can do and how we can help them.

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Here's what South African banks are offering when it comes to credit insurance

Consumer journalist Wendy Knowler has compiled some information regarding credit insurance policies offered by various banks.

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Cybercriminals exploit COVID-19 crisis: Boost your digital immunity

As we stand together to defeat the coronavirus, another threat is emerging from a different sort of viral adversary: Cybercriminals.

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[LISTEN] Kiddiepedia: Kids spill the beans what parents are actually doing.

What are parents doing during the lockdown? Working? Cleaning? The honest and cute kids from kiddiepedia spill all!

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[LISTEN] The Flash Drive: Rights of parents visitation rights explained.

Charlotte Kilbane, EWN News Editor explains visitation rights of parents during the lockdown on The Flash Drive

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[LISTEN] The Flash Drive: To Mask or Not To Mask? That's the question.

Charlotte Kilbane, EWN News Editor answers the burning question about wearing masks on The Flash Drive with Carl Wastie.

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Children can move under lockdown: Parenting plans and court orders greenlighted

Lockdown regulation causing concern for many that children in shared custody would have to stay with one parent has been amended.

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Here's why you're having weird dreams right now...and yes, #Covid19 is to blame

Lester Kiewit asks sleep expert Dale Rae why he's having such bizarre dreams during the current Covid-19 lockdown.

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How SA tourism is set to reimagine itself post-Covid-19 lockdown

SA Tourism is hosting webinars open to everyone interested in reshaping and reinventing tourism post lockdown.

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#FitnessWednesday with Ayanda MVP: Mountain Climbs, Jogs, Slide Lifts

With South Africa on lockdown amid the COVID-19 pandemic, we're all finding new ways to stay healthy, mentally sharp, and to keep ourselves occupied. Join Ayanda MVP every Wednesday from 13:00 - 14:00 for her fitness tips and watch her videos on 947' social media platforms.

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Gauteng Matric Revision 2020: Accounting Module 1

The Gauteng Department of Education and 702 are handing back the keys to every matriculant’s future.

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Get up to 100% off your April rent, perhaps May too - Property Industry Group

“There can be up to 100% off the rental in April and potentially even in May,” says Estienne de Klerk (Property Industry Group).

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Self-Care: Show your lockdown hair some love

Tracey Lange speaks lockdown haircare with International Stylist and hair guru, Reto Carmichael of Reto HQ.

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[LISTEN] A workaholic’s guide to surviving the lockdown

Tracey Lange chats to Devan Moonsamy CEO of The ICHAF Training Institute about how workaholics can survive the working from home.

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What needs to be achieved for the national lockdown to be lifted?

NICD's professor Cheryl Cohen says there will be a need for some kind of social distancing measures to be put in place.

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Gauteng Matric Revision 2020: English Home Language Module 1

The Gauteng Department of Education and 947 are handing back the keys to every matriculant’s future.

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[VIDEO] Virtual game drives: the perfect lockdown family 'outing'

Tintswalo Lodges' Alistair Leuner gives the lowdown on experiencing the bush from the comfort of your home.

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A collection of Anele's mouth-watering meal suggestions during lockdown

Running out of ideas for meals during lockdown? The 947 Breakfast Club was asked for some meal suggestions and the team came through with these ideas. Take a listen to this...

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Gauteng Matric Revision 2020: Tourism Module 1

The Gauteng Department of Education and 947 are handing back the keys to every matriculant’s future.

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Monday Motivation: If you want to change the world, start off by making your bed

The importance of doing the little things like making your bed, embracing the fears of life, and changing the world for generations to come.

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Gauteng Matric Revision 2020: Economics Module 1

The Gauteng Department of Education and 702 are handing back the keys to every matriculant’s future.

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Lockdown boredom draining your kids? Four simple ways to keep them entertained

From painting without brushes to whipping up yummy snacks, Nikki Bush has the lowdown on creative adventures for the youngsters.

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Internet speeds should normalise: Repairs to 2nd undersea cable completed

Post-recovery checks have been done and Wacs is back in operation.

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Upgrade your cooking skills with these 10 YouTube channels

If you are looking to up your cooking skills here are 10 YouTube channels to help you become your very own MasterChef.

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Take your fam on a virtual realtime game drive in Kruger during #21DayLockdown

Get the whole family up at 5.30 am and check out this amazing realtime game drive on WildEarth.

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[LISTEN] Here are some virtual travel suggestions for the lockdown

Azania Mosaka speaks to travel correspondent Gabbi Brondani Rego on how you can still experience the world's best attractions.

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Don't let FOMO get to you, join the baking club with these simple bread recipes

Food critic Anna Trapido says baking can be quite soothing and people are looking for that.

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[LISTEN] What to do if you are in lockdown with a cheating partner

How do you manage living with someone who has injured you now or in the past with infidelity/cyber infidelity? Dr Eve responds.

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Listeners share great spring cleaning finds, including a rare Penny Red stamp

The lockdown means many of us are facing the mountain of accumulated clutter in our homes.

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SA COVID-19 patient speaks about her diagnosis, experience

Naledi Radebe (29) was visiting the United Kingdom earlier this month when she started feeling unwell.

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How can we help the elderly during lockdown?

Tracey Lange chats to co-founder Sylvia Klopper about how we can keep the elder safe during COVID-19 and lockdown.

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Lockdown Lowdown: What can freelance creatives do to stay financially afloat?

Shakirah Dramat, founder of THAT Network joined EB Inglis to share her advice for creatives during lockdown.

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[LISTEN] The Flash Drive: Flatten The Curve Graph Explained.

EWN News editor Charlotte Kilbane explains "Flatten The Curve" graph and more facts with Carl.

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COVID-19: How do I report fake news?

The government has set up various ways to report fake news.

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'If you still have a job, get rid of your debt as fast as you can'

Personal finance expert Warren Ingram has advice on how to survive – or even thrive – amidst the Covid-19 outbreak.

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Covid-19: Struggling to pay - or collect - the rent?

The Money Show's Bruce Whitfield interviews property lawyer Julian Scher about rental payment problems caused by Covid-19.

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Managing your mental health during the coronavirus crisis

Help continues to be available in the public sector for those dealing with mental health issues during the current crisis.

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Employers urged to apply to UIF Covid-19 benefit fund for employees

UIF will transfer the funds to the company and they are able to pay employees digitally explains UIF Commissioner Maruping.

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A tipping point for video conferencing

A business tool for older generations, a staple for younger ones

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What is an 'economic depression'? Are we heading for one? Lessons from history…

The Great Depression started 91 years ago and changed everything. Bruce Whitfield speaks to economic historian Keith Breckenridge.

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Struggling to pay a debt? Your options: credit insurance vs debt relief holiday

Personal Finance expert Maya Fischer-French on the pros/cons of dipping into credit insurance vs opting for a debt relief holiday.

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#Lockdown: How to assist family members who are addicts, especially alcoholics

Substances disorder specialist Dr Duncan Laurenson shares what you can do if you are in lockdown with an addict.

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No traffic and everyone’s at home… Some short-term insurers offer lower premiums

Short-term insurers suddenly carry a massively reduced risk burden, says consumer journalist Wendy Knowler. Getting some back?

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Help your kids create their own board games

Looking for an artsy activity to encourage your kid's imagination?

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Jonathan Oppenheimer on exactly how the R1bn lifeline for small businesses works

Banks will administer interest-free loans on behalf of the South African Future Trust (SAFT), established by Nicky and Jonathan Oppenheimer.

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'If you have company at home, finding own space to retreat can be a challenge'

Human potential and parenting expert Nikki Bush says the lockdown is a good time to spend with family but find time for yourself.

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How to communicate with frustrated children during lockdown

Fair Practice Mediation Services director advocate Veerash Srikison says communication can breakdown in families during this time.

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Undersea internet cable: Repair ship arrives on Tuesday and fixed by Saturday

Another cable break has caused degradation in international connectivity speeds for many Internet service providers in SA.

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Joint custody in the time of coronavirus - what the law says

Thousands of parents affected by the government's strict lockdown rules say here's an urgent need for clarity in the law.

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[LOCKDOWN] Sars outlines measures to cushion the COVID-19 blow

Commissioner Edward Kieswetter says they have diverted customers to their online channels and contact centres.

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'Use a homemade mask only when you go to do your shopping'

Clement Manyathela speaks to civil engineer Piet Streicher about how masks can benefit all.

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Top tips to keep your stationary vehicle in tip-top condition during lockdown

Motoring guru Ciero de Siena has the do's and don'ts of lockdown car maintenance. Also find out about one insurer's 'cover-pause'.

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Lockdown Lowdown: Do face masks help in curbing the spread of COVID-19?

Dr Karienya Kasvalu debunks whether wearing face masks helps to curb the spread of COVID-19.

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SABC to broadcast grade 12 revision lessons during lockdown

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga announced that learning and teaching would continue during the 21 days national lockdown through lessons broadcasted on TV, radio, and online.

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10 things to try out to keep yourself occupied and sane during the lockdown

Being stuck at home doesn't have to be boring.

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Tax compliant South African small business owner? Apply for relief from Rupert

Your race matters not! If you can show the effect of Covid-19 on your business, you can access the “Solidarity Fund”.

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Reverse PsyCarlogy: Playlist dedicated to those working during the lockdown

The Flash Drive listeners dedicate songs to those who working during the lockdown.

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Bread baking tips and tricks with Sarie's Food Editor

If the bread shelves in your grocery store are wiped out - Herman Lensing has you covered!

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[PLAYLIST] Guided Meditation with Andy: Ubehebe Crater at Death Valley

Clearing our heads is so important during this lockdown period. Everything will start to cave in and feel overwhelming, so let's get into this incredible habit of meditating. Enjoy a guided meditation with views of Ubehebe Crater in Death Valley and former Buddhist monk and Headspace co-founder Andy Puddicombe.

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LIST: These are the lockdown payment holidays being offered by SA's big banks

Payment holidays are simply a freeze on commitments such as loans and bonds for a certain period. Customers who may be in a tight financial spot can opt-in or just simply carry on paying their debts as usual.

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Monday Motivation: Learn to wake up right!

You're going to be sheer greatness because you've learned how to wake up.

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Coronavirus dos and don'ts: 30 March

As South Africa emerges from its first weekend under the coronavirus lockdown, we look back at the week that was and recap what is allowed under lockdown.

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#Covid-19 Lockdown: How to make sure your relationship survives the tough time

21 days in lockdown with a partner either fills the heart with forgotten butterflies or dread, says clinical sexologist Dr Eve.

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[LISTEN] Catch-22 co-parenting during the Covid-19 lockdown

Nickolaus Bauer speaks to divorce and custody specialist Shando Theron.

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New 3D printing technique helps in printing reusable masks

3D Printing expert Cornelius Johannes van der Steenhoven gives an update on how techniques are used to curb spread of the virus.

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Need some company while you work from home? Turn to the virtual study buddies!

If you're all alone during lockdown, things could get quite lonely. Luckily, there's a whole world of people in the same boat as you. Need some company while you work from home? Turn to the virtual study buddies in this Study With Me playlist

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Want to knit, collage, or weave something? Here are some tips from LaurDIY

Want to learn how to do some craft work? Use the extra time on your hands to knit, collage, or weave something you can admire forever, thanks to creators like LaurDIY in this Craft With Me Playlist.

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[WATCH] Want to give your home a fresh-looking boost?

Give your green thumb a workout—and give your home a fresh-looking boost—with this Plant With Me playlist

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FNB comes to the party with COVID-19 relief interventions

These measures are aimed at individual and business customers whose financial stability has been impacted by the virus.

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Lockdown Blues: How to create fun for your kids using basic home supplies

Parenting expert Nikki Bush kicks off a four-part series on becoming a hero to your children during the Covid-19 lockdown.

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[LISTEN] Homeschooling expert shares advice for parents at home with their kids

Children in SA are still technically on school holiday. Homeschool expert Wendy Young shares advice on how parents should use this time.

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Finding inspiration when it comes to cooking during the lockdown

Gushwell Brooks spoke to Marble chef and co-founder David Higgs to get a few ideas for some good dishes.

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Relationship advice for couples together 24/7 during lockdown

Counsellor Paula Quinsee says SA's lockdown is going to place more pressure on couples already in a rocky relationship.

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Standard Bank extends payment break to personal accounts for low-income earners

The bank is extending its debt repayment holiday to personal account holders to help them through the Covid-19 crisis.

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Cape Town-born filmmaker Dan Mace shares his coronavirus story

The filmmaker recently tested positive for COVID-19 – the 67th case in the Western Cape.

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How to maintain 'realistic optimism' and deal with fear during lockdown

The founders of The Resilience Factory say we need to remember that we're in our aloneness, together.

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'The judge ruled that the child stays where it is at the time of lockdown'

CMDSA founder Felicity Guest comments on the lack of clarity around parent's visitation rights during the lockdown period.

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How banking will operate during 21-day lockdown in SA

Managing Director at Banking Association of South Africa Cas Coovadia says some branches will be open to process Sassa payments.

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Cindy Poluta launches mental wellbeing podcast

The podcast deals with anxieties and mental health issues over this time … and it is aptly named Locked And Down.

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MENTAL HEALTH: Be with people who'll be part of your support and calming system

Azania Mosaka spoke to Khosi Jiyane to find out more on how to navigate the outbreak and the lockdown, mentally.

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[LISTEN] Life Coach Marciel Hopkins talks practical tips for the 21-day lockdown

Marciel shares some practical tips on how to handle the self-isolation.

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Is it safe to donate blood during the coronavirus outbreak?

Tracey Lange chats to Michelle Vermeulen - PR, Planning and Promotions Manager at the Western Cape Blood Service.

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[LISTEN] Employment rights during the 21-day lockdown

Kfm Mornings speak to Natasha Moni, Labour Law Specialist at Moni Attorneys Incorporated.

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Payment holidays from the banks - can they be trusted?

Consumer Ninja, Wendy Knowler, on payment holidays from banks in which you get a break from interest and repayment of debt.

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World renowed futurist on the state of the world amidst Covid-19

Faith popcorn is a US futurist who coined the term 'cocooning' - something we are all ordered to do now.

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[LOCKDOWN RULES] Essential goods and services exempted during these next 21 days

The South African government has released the final lockdown regulations after a series of ministerial briefings this week.

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[UPDATE] No dog-walking permitted during lockdown

Despite earlier assurances by Health Minister Zweli Mkhize, South Africans will not be able to walk their dogs during the lockdown.

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Former Astronaut, Chris Hadfield shares self-isolation tips during lockdown

If anyone knows how not to go crazy during isolation, it's an astronaut. 

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[LISTEN] Get your home-office ready with these tips

Working from home during the 21-day lockdown? Editor for SA Décor & Design Buyers Guide offers some tips to get your home-office space ready.

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#FitnessWednesday with Ayanda MVP during Lockdown 21: Squats, burpees, & more

With South Africa on lockdown amid the COVID-19 pandemic, we're all finding new ways to stay healthy, mentally sharp, and to keep ourselves occupied. Join Ayanda MVP every Wednesday from 13:00 - 14:00 for her fitness tips and watch her videos on 947' social media platforms.

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No Uber and Bolt services during lockdown - Mbalula

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula says there will be transport arrangements for essential services in the morning and afternoon.

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[KIDDIEPEDIA] The Flash Drive: Boredom Busters for parents from their kids.

What should parents do to stop boredom at home? Carl asked the cute and honest kids of #Kiddiepedia. Hilarious!

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LOCKDOWN: An opportunity to bond with family members and acquiring new skills

Creative parenting expert Nikki Bush gives tips on what parents can do with their children during the COVID-19 lockdown.

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Does the lockdown start on Thursday or Friday? Premier Alan Winde clarifies

Darren, Sherlin and Sibs debate when the national lockdown actually begins.

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Innovation in a time of crisis

A collection of stories about how to do business in very unusual times

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21-day lockdown: What if home is not a safe place for social distancing?

Eusebius McKaiser facilitates a conversation on gender-based violence during the pandemic.

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South Africa has enough food to last even beyond lockdown - Thoko Didiza

Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development minister says panic buying disrupts the supply chain of goods.

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Social distancing saves lives, it can also save you money - financial planner

There's a silver lining to social distancing. You can save more money.

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NB: Contact numbers if home is not a safe place during #Lockdown21

What if staying at home could prove dangerous? The reality is that it is unlikely that victims of intimate partner violence can escape the home.

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10 practical tips on how to work from home effectively

Working from home to steer clear of the coronavirus? Here’s advice on how to get it right.

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[LISTEN] Taking care of family members with dementia during Covid-19 lockdown

Joanne Joseph spoke to Livewell Village manager Jonathan Shutte about whether dementia poses the risk of disease during this time.

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[LISTEN] Boundaries and rules for working remotely from home

Devan Moonsamy is the CEO of The ICHAF Training Institute shares his tips on how to remain productive while working from home.

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Netflorist innovating to deliver fresh fruit and veg in lockdown

Online shopping and digital delivery seems to be the best route in times of pandemic.

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Small Business Development explains relief for SMMEs hit by Covid-19 fallout

The Debt Relief Fund will provide relief for all SMMEs whether funded by the State or not, explains chief of staff Sarah Mokwebo.

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Coronavirus: What our national lockdown looks like

These measures follow the declaration of a national state of disaster earlier this month.

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Melanie Verwoerd: 'Started with diarrhoea, then our taste and smell disappeared'

Verwoerd says both her children have Covid-19, her daughter has been extremely ill and she has the symptoms herself.

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Cape Town communities unite to make a difference in the face of Covid-19

Under the umbrella of Cape Town Together, various neighbourhood networks across the city are joining forces to help those in need.

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COVID-19: The most Googled questions - and the answers

Coronavirus has been an extremely hot search topic, as people look for information about the virus itself and about how they might be affected.

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4 apps to make working from home much easier

To help you ease into remote working, we've rounded up a list of four apps you can use on your computer and/or mobile phone.

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Guide on how to vet information during a pandemic

Africa Check acting deputy director Kate Wilkinson advises to always find a credible source when looking for information.

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Tips for parents on managing home schooling during a time of Covid-19

Parenting expert Nikki Bush has valuable advice on managing your time as a working parent with new 'teaching' responsibilities.

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Standard Bank to provide 3-month payment holiday for small business owners

Standard Bank will offer its business clients some financial relief amid the Covid-19 crisis.

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DStv has free channels and shows for South Africans to stream while staying home

Practicing social distancing? DStv Now has made some channels available for free - you don't need to be a DStv subscriber!

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[LISTEN] Love in the time of coronavirus: sexual health and intimacy

Clinical sexologist Dr Eve says COVID-19 is not a sexually transmitted virus and should not be stigmatised.

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Elderly and persons with disabilities to receive social grant payments early

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) will pay pensioners and persons with disabilities early for the month of April.

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SA kids get opportunity to ask pertinent questions on COVID-19

Eusebius McKaiser and health researcher Dr Shakira Choonara dedicate an hour to answering children's questions on the virus.

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These maps show crowded areas in Gauteng most vulnerable to coronavirus spread

Poorer communities are likely to bear the brunt of the dire health and socio-economic consequences as COVID-19 spreads.

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Here's how Discovery Vitality will adapt to still reward you during isolation

A newsletter was sent out to Discovery Vitality customers by CEO Dinesh Maharaj, documenting the immediate steps to give Vitality members peace of mind during the time of COVID-19.

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6 ways to deal with stress during the coronavirus outbreak

It completely normal to feel sad, stressed, confused, scared or angry during a crisis. Here are some tips to do support yourself.

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[LISTEN] Songs that are guaranteed to boost your mood

The Fresh On 947 team asked Joburgers to tell us their 'Eye of the Tiger' songs; you know, the songs that always lift yo uup and get you going. If you need to get some blood flow going, turn these ones up... LOUD!

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#Covid19: Help support smallscale farmers while providing food to needy families

New initiative 'Food Flow' offers a chance to kill two birds with one stone as restaurant orders wane due to restrictions.

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Standard Bank announces payment holiday for clients

The bank makes the announcement amid growing calls for consumer reprieve as the country grapples with the spread of COVID-19.

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Here's advice on how to declutter your home - and get your kids involved

With families staying indoors, healthy lifestyle expert David Katz says it's important to use this time to create an organised space.

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[LISTEN] Coughing and sore throat- is it the coronavirus or flu?

In the wake of coronavirus, many of us are suspicious of every cough or sneeze. Especially as symptoms are similar to the flu.

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[LISTEN] Dos and don'ts of keeping kids informed about coronavirus

Creative parenting expert Nikki Bush warns against having the television on for 24 hours in the background.

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Getting your child to bed early will help boost their immune system - David Katz

Sports journo and fitness expert David Katz shares advice on how to help strengthen your child's immunity as flu season approaches.

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10 tips for people who want to workout at home

Fitness enthusiast and healthy lifestyle expert David Katz shares advice for effective solo workouts amid the coronavirus outbreak.

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South African in China gives a step-by-step guide on how she dealt with COVID-19

Twitter user SlindileM gives users a guide of how she coped with the pandemic during a lockdown.

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