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SAA rolls out of bankruptcy protection for capital deal

South African Airways (SA, Johannesburg OR Tambo) left bankruptcy protection, its directors declaring it “both solvent and liquid” and “sufficiently prepared to continue into the future”. In addition, its sole shareholder, the South African government, is set to close an agreement with a strategic equity partner “in the coming weeks”. …

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Government not adequately addressing COVID-19 safety in schools

The Department of Basic Education has assured South Africans that measures have been put in place to address the potential spread of COVID-19 in schools. FILE: A student takes his temperature at Iphuteng Primary School in Alexandra, Johannesburg on August 24, 2020. Photo: @ educationgp / Twitter JOHANNESBURG – With …

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JoBurg Softball Wins Val Kapture Tournament Title, Baseball Wins Big | Sports

JOHANNESBURG – The Johannesburg-Lewiston varsity softball team won the title at the Val Kapture tournament in Johannesburg on Saturday afternoon. The Cardinals clinched a 9-6 victory over Roscommon in Game 1, then ended the day with a 27-2 jump from Alcona to claim the title. Emma Johnson led the offensive …

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Magnitude 2.5 earthquake hit near Boksburg on Sunday – SAPeople

A magnitude 2.5 earthquake was reported at lunchtime on Sunday near Johannesburg, South Africa. There have been over 286 reports of quakes from people in and around Boksburg. According to Volcano Discovery, the low magnitude earthquake was recorded at 1:24 p.m. SA. Its depth was 10 km. The exact latitude …

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Hall wins the Joburg Women’s Open 2021

Casandra Hall sealed a hard-fought victory on the Sunshine Ladies Tour by winning an epic battle with Lee-Anne Pace to clinch the Joburg Ladies Open at the Soweto Country Club on Friday, April 30, 2021. The rain almost made the conclusion of the final round impossible, however, it cleared and …

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Please oppose the new recycling fees: ARO

The African Reclaimers Organization (ARO) has called on the public to appeal the R50 recycling fee they say threatens the livelihoods of waste pickers. The city of Johannesburg plans to introduce the charge from July 1 if its proposed tariff for waste management is approved. ARO coordinator and organizer Eli …

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