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Massive spike in new COVID infections as new vaccine trial rolls out in South Africa

As of Wednesday, 54 COVID-related deaths were reported in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of people who have succumbed to the virus to 90,226. JOHANNESBURG – There has been a massive increase in the number of infections and deaths from COVID-19 in the country. As of Wednesday, …

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S.Africa Rejects Eskom’s Pollution Exemptions, Utility Says 16,000 MW At Risk | WKZO | All Kalamazoo

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa has rejected a request by state electricity supplier Eskom to remain exempt from pollution standards on certain coal-fired power plants, which the utility said on Tuesday would force it to close immediately 16,000 MW of capacity. This is equivalent to about a third of the …

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South African president tested positive for COVID, slightly ill

By ANDREW MELDRUM JOHANNESBURG (AP) – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is receiving treatment for mild symptoms of COVID-19 after testing positive for the disease on Sunday, his office said. Ramaphosa started to feel unwell and a test confirmed COVID-19, announced a press release from the presidency. He is isolating …

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Four great day trips from Johannesburg

With the cost of fuel having jumped in recent months, to over R20 per liter, driving to faraway vacation destinations has become expensive. The Omicron variant that is spreading across the country also means that many of us don’t consider taking a local vacation due to high prices and fear …

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Early reports from Omicron indicate disease may be less severe

JOHANNESBURG – The Covid-19 virus is spreading faster than ever in South Africa, the country’s president said on Monday, an indication of how the new Omicron variant is causing the pandemic, but there is has early indications that Omicron may cause less severe illness than other forms of the virus. …

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Accessories in Johannesburg: five looks

JOHANNESBURG – This sprawling city is the economic hub of South Africa, attracting people from across the country, the continent and beyond. Equally varied is the way its nearly six million residents dress up, with some choosing to mirror their dreams while others strive to keep pieces of home or …

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How this 33-year-old man lives in South Africa on $ 88 a day

Tanisha Colon-Bibb always planned to spend her life in New York City – until love took her halfway across the world. The 33-year-old entrepreneur grew up in Harlem as the youngest of four children. After graduating from Spelman College in 2010, she launched her first business, Rebelle Agency, helping clients …

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Developer Analyst: Front End (Cape Town or Johannesburg) x3 at Capitec

Goal statement Responsible for the design and development of new Capitec Bank Front-End applications according to specifications To live 7+ years of proven software developmentEssential experience in the following development technologies is required: .Net core VS# SQL CSS ReactJS Database design on MSSQL, SQL, PL-SQL Web services Rest services Diploma …

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South African businesses fear lockdowns return amid new variant of COVID-19

JOHANNESBURG – South African businesses are worried about the implications of the new variant of the coronavirus called omicron which was discovered in the country this week. Travel bans are already on the rise and many fear the lockdown restrictions will return. The mimosas rushed in on Saturday at the …

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