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It's probably time to reset your expectations about when we'll get a COVID-19 vaccine. The timeline was always aspirational.

Nurse Kath Olmstead gives volunteer Melissa Harting an injection as part of a COVID-19 vaccine trial, developed by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna, on July 27, 2020. Hans Pennink/AP The estimated timelines for when we might see a coronavirus vaccine are slipping.  Anthony Fauci recently said it "could be January, could be later," before the FDA green-lights a coronavirus vaccine. Johnson and Johnson and AstraZeneca have both had to temporarily delay their clinical trials, whi...
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South Africa: 3D Printing: Friend Or Foe Of The Intellectual Property (IP) Rights Holder? - Adams & Adams

In the past couple of months, the global population has not only proverbially had their eyes glued on the Covid-19 pandemic, but also their bodies glued to their chairs, at home.
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South Africa: To What Extent Does The #BLM Movement Have An Impact On Our South African Legal Framework When It Comes To Employers In The Workplace? - Bowmans

Following the death of George Floyd in the USA, there has been increased global attention on the #BlackLivesMatter (BLM) Movement.
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South Africa: IP Strategies To Protect Your Fintech Invention - ENSafrica

Fintech in South Africa has undergone significant growth over the last three years or so.
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South Africa: Competition Commission Concerned About Competition In The Digital Economy - Bowmans

The South African Competition Commission (Commission) has published a draft paper on Competition in the Digital Economy (Paper). Stakeholders have been invited to submit comments by 30 October 2020.
Tags: News, South Africa, Digital Economy Bowmans, Competition Commission Commission

South Africa: Coalition Of African Nations To Coordinate Data Protection Framework - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

A coalition of African nations have developed a data protection framework with the goal of centralizing data protection laws and the digital economy across Africa.
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The Big Question: Why is Elon Musk selling all his houses in America?

Born in South Africa in 1971, Elon Musk was raised in a complex and multicultural family. As a kid, he was smart and eager to read any book that he could get his hands upon. Slowly and steadily, Elon Musk was developing and selling patents related to his own computer coding programs even before he reached adolescence. Today, he is one of the most renowned personalities in the world owing to his success with Paypal, Tesla, and SpaceX among a vast plethora of companies that he has turned into c...
Tags: Business, Spacex, Elon Musk, America, Tech, Tesla, South Africa, Musk, Elon, Gene Wilder, Joe Rogan, Paypal Tesla

Coronavirus: South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa self-quarantines

A guest at a dinner the president attended later tested positive for coronavirus.
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Socio-demographic determinants of overweight and obesity among mothers in South Africa

To investigate the socio-demographic determinants of overweight and obesity among mothers of primary school children living in a rural Dikgale Health and Demographic Surveillance System Site in South Africa
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Sri Lanka set to play two-Test series in South Africa

CSA will also send a security delegation to Pakistan to assess the feasibility of a tour in early 2021
Tags: Sport, South Africa, Cricket, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Csa

South Africa: Protecting And Cultivating Innovation In A Remote Working Environment – A Legal Analysis - Adams & Adams

88% of the respondents in the Savile Row Workplace survey published in October 2020 would prefer to either work from home or a combination of both.
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South Africa: Africa Update 2020 – Sierra Leone - Adams & Adams

The Registry is applying the provisions of the 2014 Act, although the date of the Act has not yet been made available.
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Apple App Store prices to increase reflecting 2% Equalisation Levy

Apple announced on Monday that prices of App Store products in India will increase to reflect a 2% equalisation levy, in addition to the 18% GST already being imposed. This will apply to prices of apps and in-app purchases, excluding auto-renewable subscriptions. India’s 2% digital tax on foreign e-commerce operators kicked in from April 2020. Prices will also change in other countries in response due to fluctuations in exchange rates of local currencies. Prices in Brazil, Colombia, Russi...
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Johannesburg cannot police its future

South Africa’s biggest city is ground zero for debates about the long-term effectiveness and constitutionality of militarised urban policing and how we imagine the post-Covid city The post Johannesburg cannot police its future appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Military, South Africa, National, Johannesburg, Openaccess, Cyril Ramaphosa, Herman Mashaba, Johannesburg Metro Police Department, South African Police Service, South Gauteng High Court, Johannesburg High Court, South African National Defence Force, Lockdown, Top Six, Coronavirus, South Africa (country

Apple Raising App Store Prices in Brazil, Colombia, India, Indonesia, Russia and South Africa

Apple today announced that App Store prices are set to rise in several countries around the world due to taxes or changes in foreign exchange rates. App and in-app purchase pricing is set to increase in Brazil, Colombia, India, Indonesia, Russia, and South Africa in the next few days. Apple says the pricing reflects a new equalization levy of 2 percent in India and a new value-added tax of 10 percent in Indonesia for developers based outside of Indonesia. Pricing on apps and in-app purchase...
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South Africa: How Does The Bond Registration Process Work In South Africa? - Adams & Adams

A mortgage bond is registered when an owner of immovable property uses the property as security to raise funds from a bank or other financial institution.
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South Africa: Amendments To OAPI System Will Shake Up The Entire Registration Process - Inventa International

The African Organisation for Intellectual Property (OAPI) IP system is ruled by the Bangui Agreement, which was amended in 2019.
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The US now seems to be pinning all of its hopes on COVID-19 therapies and vaccines

Almost eight months after the White House first announced it would move from containment to mitigation efforts to stop the spread of the COVID-19 epidemic, the Administration is now pinning its hopes on vaccines to inoculate the population and therapies to treat the disease. Months after announcing it would be working with technology giants Apple and Google on a contact tracing app (and nearly two months after Google and Apple rolled out their exposure notification features) and initiating wide ...
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New Life for an Old Soul: A Norton 16H from South Africa

In today’s digitally saturated world, communication is seamless, relentless and overwhelming. But Vic Matthews is part of a generation that didn’t grow up on the internet—his digital footprint is no larger than a seldom-updated Facebook profile. So I only found out about his painstakingly restored Norton 16H via a succinct text message from my father; “Vic has just rebuilt this Norton!” And the instant that message popped up, I knew that Vic had brewed up something killer. I arrange to mee...
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McIlroy frustrated by his mistakes: "That's been the downfall of late"

Rory McIlroy. Picture: Getty Rory McIlroy admits that he must rule out the silly mistakes after mixing 15 birdies with seven bogeys and two double bogeys in the first two rounds of the ZOZO Championship in Los Angeles.The world No 4 is tied for 57th on four-under after following a 73 with a 67 and knows he should be contending for the lead but for his...
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South Africa Makes Strides and Passes Same-Sex Marriage Law

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has recently passed the Civil Union Amendment Bill which seeks to protect the rights of same-sex...
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South African environmental activist shot dead in her home

Fikile Ntshangase was involved in legal dispute over extension of coalmine in KwaZulu-NatalA South African environmental activist who opposed the extension of a coalmine near her home has been shot dead in her home.Fikile Ntshangase, 65, was involved in a legal dispute over the extension of an opencast mine operated by Tendele Coal near Somkhele, close to Hluhluwe–Imfolozi park, the oldest nature reserve in Africa. Continue reading...
Tags: Africa, Environment, World news, South Africa, Environmental Activism, Fikile Ntshangase, KwaZulu NatalA South, Tendele Coal, Somkhele

Finland is the 'most sustainable' country, say expats

How 'green' is life in your work country?That's the question InterNations asked its network of expats.The United States ended 30th out of 60 countries. InterNations, the world's largest expat network, has delivered a global ranking with a twist. For the first time, it's asked its members to rate the environmental and sustainability qualities of their work countries. The best country for a sustainable life abroad: Finland. The worst: India. The U.S. lands exactly in the middle, at #30.The ranki...
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Wayne Parnell leaves Worcestershire as club target new spin signing

Former South Africa seamer departs after loss of Kolpak status
Tags: Sport, South Africa, Cricket, Worcestershire, Kolpak, Wayne Parnell

How S.Africa farm murder sparked violence, then soul-searching

A white farmer's murder in a rural town in early October touched off a series of racially charged events that has drawn comparisons with South Africa's apartheid past, but the truth is far more complex.
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Cricket South Africa members' council asks entire board to step down

CSA has until Tuesday to inform sports minister Mthethwa why he should not intervene in their affairs
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South Africa: Trade Marks Matter, Especially During COVID! - Adams & Adams

COVID-19 has had an impact on most businesses. Over the last year, businesses have been grappling with the impact that COVID-19 has had on their operations.
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Caldwell flying with the putter in Italy

Laurie Canter. Picture: Getty Images Clandeboye’s Jonathan Caldwell believes the best is yet to come as he continued his hot run of form with the putter to open with a super 67 at the Italian Open in Brescia.The Bangor man (36) made seven birdies to share 16th place on five-under, seven strokes behind England’s Laurie Canter, who shot out of the block...
Tags: England, Sport, Ireland, South Africa, Italy, Golf, European Tour, Portugal, Denmark, Jamie, Baldwin, Caldwell, Gavin Moynihan, Cormac Sharvin, De La Riva Esp, Dean Burmester

South Africa: Reacting To A Cybersecurity Incident – Live Simulation Webinar - FTI Consulting

Numerous South African entities have been targeted by malicious cyber threat actors this year.
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Jason Roy signing provides Perth Scorchers with opening riches

The England batsmen is likely to be involved in the tour of South Africa ahead of the BBL
Tags: England, Sport, South Africa, Cricket, Jason Roy, Perth Scorchers