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Almost 2 000 South Africans step up to report corruption

The most-reported crimes range from extortion and abuse of authority to Covid-19 related graft, according to a new report by Corruption Watch The post Almost 2 000 South Africans step up to report corruption appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Education, Housing, Police, Fraud, South Africa, National, Whistleblowers, Extortion, Procurement, Graft, Main, Top Six, Abuse of Authority, Police Corruption, Corruption Watch


Editorial: Despite Zuma saga, the law will prevail

We must hold faith that law will prevail The post Editorial: Despite Zuma saga, the law will prevail appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Law, Opinion, South Africa, Jacob Zuma, Editorial, Rule Of Law, Constitutional Court, Openaccess, Zuma, Cyril Ramaphosa, Sisi Khampepe, John Hlophe, Ronald Lamola, Arthur Fraser, Looting


Supporting a diverse and inclusive tourism economy in South Africa

Today, Airbnb is announcing a new three-year commitment in South Africa to address barriers to becoming a tourism entrepreneur, and to help rebuild a more inclusive and resilient domestic tourism economy. The commitment, focused on infrastructure, training and investment, builds on Airbnb’s 2017 USD $1 million commitment in Africa to boost community-led tourism projects, and the Africa Academy, which has trained more than 300 Hosts who earned more than R2.8 million in 18 months*.
Tags: Travel, Africa, South Africa, Airbnb, Africa Academy


South Africa: Tax In Brief | Issue 71 - ENSafrica

Below, please find issue 71 of ENSafrica's tax in brief, a snapshot of the latest tax developments in South Africa.
Tags: News, South Africa


South Africa: Costs To Budget For When Buying Property - Adams & Adams

You have finally identified your dream home and want to put pen to paper and sign the sale agreement. Thereafter you will probably approach a bank for a loan to secure the purchase price or part thereof.
Tags: News, South Africa, Adams


South Africa: Legal Ramifications And Recourse Of Medical Ill-Advice Regarding COVID-19 Vaccines - Adams & Adams

Covid-19 vaccination is probably the most potent weapon available at present in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic that has taken millions of lives, worldwide.
Tags: News, South Africa, Adams


The FAA says airlines must crack down harder on unruly passengers - and is giving them 1 week to respond

PROSPEROUS BAY, SAINT HELENA - OCTOBER 21: An air stewardess waits for the steps to be placed at the aeroplane door on the runway at St Helena airport on October 21, 2017 in Prosperous Bay, Saint Helena. Following the introduction of weekly flights to the island, resident St Helenians, known locally as 'Saints', are preparing for a potential influx of tourists and investment as well as enjoying the possibilities brought by much faster transport links with South Africa. Previously, trav...
Tags: Transportation, News, Air Travel, America, Trends, South Africa, Violence, Airlines, Department Of Justice, Faa, Nelson, Federal Aviation Administration, St Helena, Flight Attendant, Reuters, South Atlantic


4 leading public-health experts describe what it would take for them to fully return to normal life

A couple take a selfie as Madison Square Garden reopens for a full-capacity concert in New York City on June 20, 2021. Roy Rochlin/Getty Images Insider asked four public-health experts what it would take for them to fully return to their pre-pandemic lifestyles. Some are holding out for specific COVID-19 case rates or vaccination thresholds. Others are waiting to hear about fewer cases among their extended social networks. See more stories on Insider's business page. It's the quest...
Tags: Science, News, New York City, US, Trends, Thailand, South Africa, Delta, New Orleans, University of Florida, Salt Lake City, Birmingham, Louisiana, Anthony Fauci, University Of Alabama, Madison Square Garden


Endangered African Penguins, With Multiple Bee Stings, Are Found Dead

More than 60 endangered African penguins were recently found dead, all with multiple bee stings and no other external injuries, according to officials in a coastal city in South Africa where the birds regularly migrate. From a report: Sixty-three dead African penguins were found Friday at the Boulders Penguin Colony, in Simon's Town, about 25 miles south of Cape Town, in the southwest of the country. All the penguins had multiple bee stings, and "many dead bees were found at the site where the b...
Tags: Tech, South Africa, Cape Town, Simon, Kock, Penguin Colony, Alison Kock


Defence team cagey about Zuma’s health after state advised he is fit to stand trial

The former president was absent from court, but his counsel argued that health matters be left aside, so as to hear his case for the removal of Billy Downer The post Defence team cagey about Zuma’s health after state advised he is fit to stand trial appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: South Africa, Jacob Zuma, National, Zuma, National Prosecuting Authority, Pietermaritzburg High Court, Dali Mpofu, Main, Top Six, Billy Downer, Arthur Fraser, Wim Trengrove, Arms Deal Case, Piet Koen, Jacob Zuma health, Ian Andew Sarkin


New clean fuel standards could be the end of refineries and lead to job losses

In the absence of mechanisms to recoup investment into cleaner fuels, refineries may be faced with tough decisions The post New clean fuel standards could be the end of refineries and lead to job losses appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Environment, South Africa, Petrol, Air Quality, Diesel, Shell, Engen, Sasol, Top Six, Clean Fuels, Oil refineries, Sulphur


The South African Bone Marrow Registry celebrates 30 years of saving lives

‘It’s not drilling into bones!’: Misconceptions keep donors away, says SABMR, but a match outside of a patient’s family is a needle in a haystack The post The South African Bone Marrow Registry celebrates 30 years of saving lives appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: South Africa, National, Donor, Registry, Bone Marrow, Donors, Top Six, Blood Donor, Subs-only, South African Bone Marrow Registry, Bone Marrow Donor


South Africa: COMESA Shows It Means Business - Andersen

In a first for cross-border merger regulation in Africa, a fine has been issued by the COMESA Competition Commission (Commission) for the failure to notify a merger within the prescribed timelines.
Tags: News, Africa, South Africa, Andersen, Comesa, COMESA Competition Commission Commission


Two dose version of Johnson & Johnson vaccine 94% effective against Covid-19, study finds

By Maggie Fox | CNN A two-dose version of Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine provides 94% protection against symptomatic infection, the company said Tuesday — making a two-dose regimen of J&J’s Janssen vaccine comparable to a two-dose regimen of Moderna’s or Pfizer’s. Plus, the company said, adding a booster dose to a single shot of the vaccine raised immunity even more, and should also protect people strongly against infection. The company released some details of three studies looking at...
Tags: Business, News, US, California News, Sport, Soccer, United States, South Africa, Delta, Fda, Pfizer, Johnson, Maggie Fox, Johnson Johnson, US Food and Drug Administration, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


R500-million Covid-19 Gauteng hospital contract was irregularly awarded — SIU

The bank accounts of Pro Service Consulting and Thenga Holdings have been frozen The post R500-million Covid-19 Gauteng hospital contract was irregularly awarded — SIU appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, South Africa, National, Gauteng, Siu, Main, Top Six, Carletonville, COVID-19, Subs-only, Anglogold Ashanti Hospital, Special Investigative Unit


Silicosis payouts are ‘symbolic justice’ for South Africa’s miners

The Tshiamiso Trust has begun paying out workers who contracted silicosis and TB in South Africa’s gold mines, but the amounts are paltry against what they have lost to poor health over the years. The post Silicosis payouts are ‘symbolic justice’ for South Africa’s miners appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: South Africa, National, Tuberculosis, Openaccess, Tb, Class Action Lawsuit, Top Six, Silicosis, Tshiamiso Trust, Justice for Miners Campaign, George Kahn, Monako Dibetle, Richard Spoor Inc Attorneys


South Africa Court Resumes Ex-Leader Zuma's Protracted Arms Deal Trial

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A South African court on Tuesday resumed a trial that has dragged out for years over a $2 billion arms deal involving...
Tags: South Africa, Johannesburg, Reuters, Zuma


The sugar tax is working. Experts say we should double it to WHO-recommended levels

The financial and public health cost of diabetes, as well as diabetes-related blindness and kidney failures, is being overlooked, health advocates say The post The sugar tax is working. Experts say we should double it to WHO-recommended levels appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, Coca-cola, Obesity, Diabetes, Public Health, South Africa, Sugar Tax, Openaccess, Top Six, Chronic Diseases, COVID-19, Health Promotion Levy, Karen Hofman, Type Two Diabetes


Zuma reverts to attacking Constitutional Court bench after rescission denial

The former president reiterates that he is a political prisoner as he resumes the attacks that contributed to his prison sentence for contempt The post Zuma reverts to attacking Constitutional Court bench after rescission denial appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, South Africa, Jacob Zuma, Constitutional Court, Zuma, Sisi Khampepe, Main, Raymond Zondo, Zondo Commission, Jacob Zuma Foundation, Rescission Ruling


Almost two million voters register for local elections

Young people make use of online portal and women account for more than half of the total registered The post Almost two million voters register for local elections appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: South Africa, National, Openaccess, IEC, Voter Registration, Top Six, Local Government Elections, Electoral Commission Of South Africa, Sy Mambolo


ANC unlikely to replace Joburg mayor Matongo before 1 Nov

A party source said the ANC in Johannesburg would most likely call on one of the mayoral committee members to stand in as mayor until the local elections The post ANC unlikely to replace Joburg mayor Matongo before 1 Nov appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Eff, Johannesburg, Mayor, Julius Malema, ANC, IFP, Cyril Ramaphosa, Joburg, Main, Top Six, COSAS, Geoff Makhubo, Jolidee Matongo


Free State regions cry foul after dissolution by interim provincial committee

Regional ANC leaders have asked Duarte to intervene after the interim provincial committee resolved to dissolve their branches ahead of local government elections The post Free State regions cry foul after dissolution by interim provincial committee appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, South Africa, Free State, National Executive Committee, ANC, Duarte, Mangaung, Top Six, Jessie Duarte, Nkosinjani Speelman, Interim Provincial Committee, Kgalema Montlathe, Paseka Nompondo, Mxolisi Siyonzana, Candidates Lists, ANC elections committee


DA insists IEC favoured the ANC after Constitutional Court dismisses application

The apex court’s dismissal of the Democratic Alliance’s application to declare reopening candidate registration unlawful came as no surprise The post DA insists IEC favoured the ANC after Constitutional Court dismisses application appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, South Africa, Municipalities, Constitutional Court, DA, ANC, African National Congress, Democratic Alliance, IEC, Inkatha Freedom party, Top Six, Local Government Elections, Electoral Commission Of South Africa, Owen Rogers, Candidate Registration, Voters’ Roll


Ramaphosa hits the right notes as he urges Cosatu to continue to support the ANC

Cosatu meets to deliberate on its support for the governing party in the upcoming local government elections The post Ramaphosa hits the right notes as he urges Cosatu to continue to support the ANC appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Renewable Energy, Poverty, Infrastructure, Unemployment, South Africa, Conspiracy Theories, Public Transport, ANC, Central Executive Committee, Cosatu, Cyril Ramaphosa, Ramaphosa, Main, Voter Registration, Top Six


Bee swarm kills 63 endangered penguins in South Africa

Dozens of endangered African penguins were apparently killed by a swarm of bees in South Africa on Friday.
Tags: Cnn, South Africa


India to host New Zealand, West Indies, Sri Lanka and South Africa in next nine months

West Indies and South Africa will tour India for limited-overs matches, while New Zealand and Sri Lanka will play two Tests and three T20Is each
Tags: India, Sport, South Africa, Cricket, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, West Indies, New Zealand West Indies Sri Lanka


The future of fashion in South Africa

The Online Fashion Entrepreneurship Short Learning Programme will guide you in starting your own fashion brand The post The future of fashion in South Africa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: South Africa, Special Reports, Special-Native


Gaia review – attack of the killer mushrooms

A terrifying contagion spreads in this chilling South African eco-horror that takes the fun out of fungi The mushroom is having a moment. Its magical qualities and deep connection with the Earth have been explored in numerous recent releases, including Louie Schwarzberg’s Fantastic Fungi. Also journeying into the curious kingdom of the fungus, this psychedelic eco-horror directed by Jaco Bouwer reimagines the mushroom as an environmental avenger that awes and petrifies all at once.Deep in the be...
Tags: Science, Biology, Film, Africa, World news, Earth, Culture, South Africa, Fungi, Horror Films, Gabi, Tsitsikamma, Jaco Bouwer, Gabi Monique Rockman, Barend Carel Nel, Stefan Alex van Dyk


Radisson Hotel Group announces a record year in Africa, with 13 hotels and 2,500 rooms signed to date

Radisson Hotel Group (www.RadissonHotels.com), one of the world’s leading hotel groups, is proud to announce a hotel expansion record in Africa with 13 signings to date, translating to a new hotel signed every 20 days . The Group’s expansion drive, adding 2,500 rooms to its African portfolio, includes the announcement of nine hotels in Morocco, the Group’s debut in Djibouti and the introduction of the Radisson Individuals brand in Africa. Adding to this expansion milestone, the Group has ...
Tags: Travel, Africa, South Africa, Morocco, Group, Djibouti, Radisson Blu, Radisson Hotel Group


South Africa: ARIPO Patent Insights From 2019 - Smit & Van Wyk

The African Regional Intellectual Property Organisation (ARIPO) releases annual statistics documenting applications filed in ARIPO member states. Applications
Tags: News, South Africa, Smit, ARIPO, van Wyk