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2 single girls from France, living the life in Toronto, musing about the cultural differences between those 2 beautiful countries. We talk about everything. No subject is off limit. Contact us at email@example.com with your comments, questions and suggestions. Xo
We introduce ourselves as ‘Carte Blanche’, Chennai based registered ‘not for profit’ volunteering organisation, aiming and striving to eradicate tooth and nail, the ills and evils plaguing the society and to uplift the underprivileged, deprived, disadvantaged and socially disabled vast segment of people by creating awareness on the need and necessity for a quality education coupled with strong morality by infusing a sense of scientific temper, spirit of inquiry and rational approach, steerin ...
More than 80 women from around the world have accused the fast-fashion mogul Peter Nygard of rape, sexual assault and human trafficking in incidents across four decades and at least four countries. He denies it all, and claims his accusers are lying as part of a vast conspiracy. The Winnipegger had built a sprawling international retail empire over the past 50 years — but now, Nygard's professional achievements are being overshadowed by a sinister personal life, earning him the moniker, ‘Can ...
Science for the People is a long-format interview podcast that explores the connections between science, popular culture, history, and public policy, to help listeners understand the evidence and arguments behind what's in the news and on the shelves. Our hosts sit down with science researchers, writers, authors, journalists, and experts to discuss science from the past, the science that affects our lives today, and how science might change our future.
The experience era is upon us. Get news, insights, and opinions on the latest disruptions in CX, digital experience (DX), and the business of experience (BX) to expand your mindset about leadership in this new economy.
This Could be a Podcast is a free-flowing, impromptu conversation about anything and everything. Following whatever path the conversation leads them down, Nathan and Bobby explore a wide range of topics and discover new information along the way.
After so many painful exits from ICC World Cups, defeat to the Netherlands surely ranks as the most disappointing of all. What will it take for the Proteas to shed the tag of 'Chokers' once and for all?By Carte Blanche
Momentan kréien déi eng net Futtball genuch an déi aner wiere frou, wann de leschte Match wéi gewinnt schonn am Juli gespillt gi wier. Do dertëscht en Minnefeld vu kulturellen an ethëschen Faux-pasen. Zu dësem Spannungsverhältnis - eng Carte Blanche vum Jean-Luc Thill.
Kuruman residents are desperate for solutions as ailing infrastructure, alleged mismanagement, and rampant crime leaves a community traumatised. What’s being doing to save the small town?By Carte Blanche
Dat ass ee Constat deen haut jidderee mat béiden Hänn ënnerschreift, bei eis heiheem an och am Ausland. Mä iwwert dee Constat geet et kaum eraus. Wéi kéint déi praktesch Ausbildung da revaloriséiert ginn? Op wat misst de Fokus bei de Schoulreforme leien? Dorobber geet de Gaston Ternes a senger Carte blanche vun e Freideg an.…
Whenever the topic of police in South Africa is brought up around the braai, the majority of those in attendance will have a less-than-flattering story to share about their experience with law enforcement. Whether it's the payment of bribes, unlawful arrests, or outright failing in their duties, police impunity and complicity is all too familiar fo…
He’s been dead for more than 400 days. But the family of a prominent Johannesburg pastor, Siva Moodley, refuse to bury him because they’re waiting on a miracle.By Carte Blanche
Conjoined at the head – twins Mpho and Mphonyana Mathibela made history in the late 80s when they underwent a historical operation to separate them. More than three decades later, we meet one of the incredible surgeons who helped plot this intricate operation.By Carte Blanche
These are unconventional parenting setups – without romance or living together. But can the latest child-rearing option of co-parenting with a stranger create the childhoods children need?By Carte Blanche
It's that time of year when Rachelle spends far too much time finding strange and wonderful new clocks, Bethany adds more mugs to her collection, and together we spend some time embracing our inner holiday-consumer and getting excited about lots of wonderful, delightful, charming and (sometimes) weird things you might get the geeks in your life. As…
Dir héiert elo eng Carte Blanche vum Robert Weber, dem fréieren Nationalpresident vum LCGB an och fréieren Deputéierten.
Threats, intimidation, violence... As rogue taxis wage war against regulation and any competition, we ask: are taxi associations and pirate operators intent on driving all other forms of public transport off the road?By Carte Blanche
Whether your child wants to become an online star, or simply wishes to share content with close family and friends - the risks of an online presence is undeniable. But in a connected world, it's near impossible to shield your child from social media. Digital analyst and content strategist, Carmen Murray, gives us a few tips on creating a safer onli…
D'Aarbechtsaarmut hei zu Lëtzebuerg klemmt säit Joren. Op EU-Niveau si mir Spëtzereider an trotzdeem gëtt et vun der Politik nach ëmmer net als eng wichteg Erausfuerderung ugesinn. Eng Carte Blanche vum Carole Reckinger vu Caritas Lëtzebuerg.
An investigation into the notorious beauty franchise, Tammy Taylor South Africa, and how it’s allegedly peddling fake products to consumers who are none the wiser.By Carte Blanche
It’s a case of trees versus fynbos – as conservationists try and preserve the Western Cape’s prized plants, others are fighting to keep invasive tree species alive.By Carte Blanche
De Bob Reuter, President vun AHA Lëtzebuerg, fënnt, dass wann een net un ee Liewen nom Doud gleeft, da mierkt een, dass eis Liewenszäit dat wäertvollst ass wat mer hunn.
In one of the largest cities in the Eastern Cape, police dockets are known to go missing. Serious and violent crime cases remain unsolved, and residents say dirty cops are at the centre of the criminality. Why, in this gangster’s paradise, do violent criminals walk free?By Carte Blanche
Dat ass eng Fro, déi sech vill Leit am Virfeld vun der 27. UN-Klimakonferenz, déi zu Sharm el-Sheikh an Ägypte vum 6. bis den 18. November organiséiert gëtt, stellen. Et geet drëms, endlech Neel mat Käpp ze maachen, seet déi ägyptesch Presidence. Mä wéi realistesch ass dat?
We all know what a "pest" is. We can all point to creatures that are pests in our neighborhoods, those invasive hard-to-get-rid-of, disruptive animals that civilization seems to be in constant battle with. The rats, the racoons, the pigeons... But what makes them pests, really? Who decides? And what about other animals that are pests to some - cats…
As the new South Africa emerged in the early 90s, so did the golden age of TV commercials. Where are some of those familiar characters now and the creative minds that made sure we never forget them?By Carte Blanche
It used to be that private landowners and farmers only had stock theft, droughts, and the occasional plague of locusts to worry about. But when you have an Eskom pylon erected on your property, problems get exponentially worse.By Carte Blanche
It's an audacious scam. In fact, we won't blame you if you almost admire the sheer brilliance that goes into this racket. But for the victims involved, there's a lot at stake as individuals masquerading as police officers threaten them with arrest for crimes they didn't commit. But wait until you see where this scam is being run from...…
Wien däerf sech fräi am ëffentleche Raum zu Lëtzebuerg beweegen? Firwat kréie Fraen dacks gesot, si sollen owes net eleng virun d'Dier goen? An dëser Carte Blanche schwätzt d'Claire Schadeck vum "CID Fraen an Gender" iwwer sexualiséiert a geschlechtsbedéngt Belästegung an der Ëffentlechkeet a wéi mir an engem demokratesche Land dogéint virgoe kënne…
A 5-year-old boy found dead inside his neighbour’s business, his killer arrested, then released. But days later, two more children go missing and are found dead. How muti-inspired killings left three children dead...By Carte Blanche
You've seen Masa Kekana and Claire Mawisa running after alleged baddies over the years. But have you ever wondered what it takes to confront supposed wrongdoers?By Carte Blanche
De Guy Majerus fënnt, datt et eis zu Lëtzebuerg richteg gutt geet. Mir erlaben eis ee weltwäit eenzegaartege Gratissystem vun diverse Leeschtungen. Hie fänkt seng Carte Blanche u mat e puer Beispiller. Gëtt et Parallellen zu Fräibéier fir jiddereen?
Tsomo, Cofimvaba, Nqamkwe, eNgcobo - four small towns in the Eastern Cape where some business owners say they’re under siege. The demand is simple: stop delivering goods to your customers, or else…By Carte Blanche
Foreign-born women giving birth in South Africa – only to face cruelty, intimidation, and abuse from nursing staff. Why has medical xenophobia become widely practiced while our laws protect all women’s right to access obstetric services?By Carte Blanche
Fifteen years in the making, billions wasted – so much for a “rapid” transport system… Now, taxi bosses are due to be paid billions more to make Yarona work. Is Rustenburg’s transport future being held ransom by the taxi industry?By Carte Blanche
En Dënschdeg ass Allerhellegen, e Mëttwoch Allerséilen – déi Deeg, wou et vill Leit op de Kierfecht zitt, bei déi Verstuerwe vun hirer Famill. Dozou eng Carte Blanche vum Georges Hellinghausen.
In 2016, she lost her son to cancer So, she decided to honour his memory by living out his dream of becoming a DJ. We meet DJ Joy as she takes her talents to the world!By Carte Blanche
Virun 3 Wochen huet de François Aulner en – wéi hien et selwer genannt huet – masoschisteschen Commentaire gemaach a gefrot, wéini d’Amenden nees an d’Luucht gesat ginn. De Paul Hammelmann gräift dëse Sujet haut nach emol op a senger Carte blanche, awer net onbedéngt, fir dem Fränz Aulner e Gefalen ze maachen.…
Fully laden coal trucks overtaking on double lines, non-stop carnage on the N2… We investigate the roots of a deadly coal rush that is costing lives. Where’s law enforcement that communities have long been pleading for?By Carte Blanche
Is government taking regulation a step too far by wanting to force vegetarian and vegan producers to no longer label their products as “sausage” or “mince” if it contains no actual meat?By Carte Blanche
Number 2. Poop. Crap. Doodoo. It's something that a lot of people just want to flush and forget, but others want to talk about it. Do they poop too much? Not enough? Easily enough? Not only can poop tell us about ourselves and our health, though, it could also doo much more. Feces can fertilize our crops, and with the right processing, toilet water…
Caravanning – it’s the great South African tradition. But it’s also costly. So, when cracks started to show in a trusted caravan company during the pandemic, caravan enthusiasts grew nervous…By Carte Blanche
An dëser Carte Blanche freet de Serge Tonnar Iech, him Är Opmierksamkeet ze schenken. Well Opmierksamkeet ass eppes Wäertvolles ginn, bal wéi Gas a Pëtrol an all aner Ressourcen, déi sech méi rar maachen.
The problems aren’t new, but they’re far from over. We go undercover to investigate Durban’s growing water crisis.By Carte Blanche
Den Observatoire national de la qualité scolaire huet dëser Deeg en neie Rapport* erausginn, an deem et ëm d'Aschoulung vun de Kanner an ëm d'Viraussetzunge fir e gudde Schoulstart geet. De Fernand Fehlen huet e gelies a sech e puer Gedanken dozou gemaach.
EXTRA Steinhoff: The Latest with Rob Rose. Once proudly called "the Ikea of Africa", the gigantic Steinhoff came to a spectacular fall in 2017 when several accounting irregularities came to light. It soon became clear that this would be the biggest corporate fraud South Africa had ever seen. Now, almost five years later, authorities finally swooped…
Two young men disappear in February, apparently after being assaulted by soldiers. It allegedly happens in front of two senior army officers. But neither is arrested, and the court case drags on while families grieve.By Carte Blanche
One comes from the gang-infested streets of Mitchells Plain, the other overcame relentless bullying at school. A beautiful story of friendship and healing…By Carte Blanche
It’s a case of conservation versus tradition – we look at the illegal practice of snaring small wild animals in the Cape Peninsula for the pot or natural medicine.By Carte Blanche
Millioune Mënsche si weltwäit op der Flucht viru Verfolgung, Krich oder dramatesche Klimaverännerungen. Eis Entreprisë beschwéiere sech, datt si vill Schwieregkeeten hunn, Personal ze fannen. Deenen zwee kéint mat enger Vereinfachung vun eisem Immigratiounsgesetz gehollef ginn.
Usually when we talk about electricity we're talking about the technology that runs the modern world, but electricity is a lot more integral to our existance than making our tech work. Without electricty our bodies don't know how to move, see or hear, and the history of how we came to understand what electricity is and what it can do is wrapped up …
Floods, droughts, heatwaves, and hurricanes - climate change is out of control. But still we pump greenhouse gas into the atmosphere. Could biofuels help cut it down?By Carte Blanche