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South Africa: the serial murder trial of a policewoman

JOHANNESBURG: Nomia Rosemary Ndlovu reacts to the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg yesterday. – AFP JOHANNESBOURG: The trial of a policewoman accused of murdering five relatives and a boyfriend to collect insurance claims has captivated South Africa, battered by its brass in the face of blood-curdling allegations. Eyebrows raised …

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There is no proof that I killed Maurice Mabasa

Accused of murder, Nomia Ndlovu has denied allegations that she ordered the beating of five members of her family and her lover. She also said she did not plan the murder of at least seven other people in order to take advantage of the insurance benefits. Nomia Rosemary Ndlovu at …

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SA records less than 1,000 new COVID cases and 51 additional deaths

SA records less than 1,000 new COVID cases and 51 additional deaths The Health Department said on Sunday that 967 tests came back positive in the last reporting cycle. FILE: A nurse at Lancet Nectare Hospital performs a COVID-19 coronavirus test in Richmond, Johannesburg, December 18, 2020. Photo: AFP. JOHANNESBURG …

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Gauteng approaches drought desert territory – Solly Msimanga – POLITICS

DA provincial chief says ANC-led Rand Water and Johannesburg and Ekurhuleni do not take water supply crises seriously Rand Water supply crisis sends Gauteng into drought desert territory September 24, 2021 Gauteng is heading dangerously towards a full-blown water supply crisis, following Rand Water’s admission in a statement released yesterday …

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Mpho Phalatsé | What the DA can do for Jozi

VOICE The city of Johannesburg was submerged by a black cloud. Poor governance, unethical behavior and corruption are the order of the day in the corridors of power. During my listening tours, I have personally seen how corrupt practices destroy lives and livelihoods. For example, instead of putting in place …

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Burial of Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize: images as South Africa put the late Deputy Minister to rest

3 hours of Wey Don Pass Wia dis foto comes from, South African government Wetin we call say foto, A portrait of Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize wey dem display for the church di The farewell service to the family of the late Deputy President of the Presidency for Women, Youth and …

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Matongo still had a lot to offer Johannesburg residents

Gauteng’s Prime Minister was speaking at the funeral of the late Johannesburg Mayor Jolidee Matongo on Friday. The new mayor of Joburg, Jolidlee Matongo. Photo: @ CityofJoburgZA / Twitter. JOHANNESBURG – Gauteng Prime Minister David Makhura paid tribute to Jolidee Matongo, saying he made a difference in the city of …

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Watch live: the late Mayor of Jobourg, Jolidee Matongo, buried

The funeral of the late Executive Mayor of the City of Johannesburg, Cllr Jolidee Matongo, takes place at Finetown Hall, Johannesburg. The service began at his home from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Family and religious leaders then proceed to Finetown Hall for the funeral which will begin after 9 …

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Six arrested for illegal tree pruning in Fourways

The swift action of Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo’s senior horticulturalist, Joseph Ndou, resulted in the arrest of six employees of a large landscaping company for allegedly illegally pruning trees. Six acacias, estimated between 20 and 30 years old and valued at R600,000 have been severely pruned. The six claimed …

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FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Schindler anticipates tough Cardinals challenge without a win

FRANKFURT – The Frankfort Panthers are on a three-game winning streak, however, Frankfort coach Ed Schindler said they were by no means overconfident heading into Friday night’s game against a Johannesburg-Lewiston side without victory because the Panthers know what the Cardinals are capable of and expect a good competitive football …

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DStv Premiership v Mamelodi Sundowns

The Orlando Pirates are taking a good form in their clash with Mamelodi Sundowns and are likely to change little. Prediction XI for the Orlando Pirates In goals, Siyabonga Mpontshane did well in Richard Ofori’s absence and is expected to continue with the Ghanaian sidelined. Siyabonga Mpontshane of Pirates during …

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Syracuse Group promotes the development of nine new markets

Kwun Tong, Hong Kong, September 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The Syracuse Group today announced the appointment of nine heritage market professionals, heritage advisors and strategists in Geneva and South Africa, with a date of opening in early 2022. These senior executives join a large number of others hired and …

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Kenya Airways leases Embraer jets from Congo Airways, leverages new partnership – AirlineGeeks.com

[ Aircraft Orders and Deliveries ]September 21, 2021 6:30 a.m. ET By Victor Shalton Kenya Airways leases Embraer aircraft from Congo Airways, leverages new partnership Kenya Airways and Congo Airways entered into an aircraft lease agreement which saw Congo Airways begin crewed leasing of two Kenya Airways Embraer E190s on …

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Tennis | Double round | Alastair Gray claims ITF Johannesburg title

By Glenys Furness Alastair Gray and Daniel Cukierman won the title in South Africa The British / Israelis lost a set en route JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, Alastair Gray team up with Daniel Cukierman and the pair claimed the title. The British / Israeli partnership have released three pairs of seeds …

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Goldman Sachs hires Barclays executive in S. Africa unit

By Promit Mukherjee and Emma Rumney JOHANNESBURG, Sept. 20 (Reuters) – The Goldman Sachs group has hired Simon Denny, director of Banking Africa at Barclays Plc, to head the investment bank in its South African unit, the US banking giant told Reuters on Monday. Goldman has expanded its business in …

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Low participation rate in Johannesburg and Durban centers on your …

People register to vote at a registration center in Protea, Soweto. (Photo: Shiraaz Mohamed) More than half a million people registered to vote on the first day of voter registration weekend. But in some voter registration offices turnout barely reached 50. Journalists from the Daily Maverick visited centers around Johannesburg …

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ConCourt decision does not prevent CEI from changing election schedule

The decision said the decision to decree that the current schedule is maintained although the IEC may be able to change it. JOHANNESBURG – The majority ruling by the Constitutional Court said on Saturday that its ordinance neither required nor prevented the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) from changing points on …

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JUST IN | Joburg’s new mayor, Jolidee Matongo, dies in car crash

Jolidee Matongo Sharon Seretlo / Gallo Images Newly elected mayor of Johannesburg, Jolidee Matongo, has died in a car crash. He had been appointed mayor on August 10 and had held that post for a little over a month. A spokesperson confirmed to News24 that the mayor is dead. This …

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South African ANC in dire straits ahead of local poll

While the opposition has yet to make major national inroads against the historic party that brought Nelson Mandela to power in 1994, the ANC has hemorrhaged votes over the years and stands to lose even more in the election. local, analysts and polls predict. Members of the Gauteng and Limpopo …

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Johannesburg Waterfall City Expansion

The Waterfall City expansion project has started construction of another approved area of ​​47,000 square meters. Also read: Long Street Social Housing Project in Johannesburg, South Africa Waterfall City, a development in Midrand, has its own helipad, eight schools, a private hospital, and hundreds of homes near major businesses. The …

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Struggling economy lets South African companies choose debt over issuance of shares

In Johannesburg, home of Africa’s largest stock exchange, 21 companies were instead delisted in 2021. Businesses in South Africa, especially smaller ones, find it easier and cheaper to take on debt to finance their growth than to issue stocks, according to an analyst. The companies raised a record $ 467 …

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5 restaurants outside Johannesburg worth checking out this long weekend

There is nothing better than a long weekend road trip. Take in the views, see what the locals have to offer, be a tourist in your own country and of course, discover the best restaurants. On this Heritage Day these places are worth seeing, they are all proudly local and …

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New GoodWe office opens in Johannesburg, South Africa – pv magazine International

We are proud to announce the opening of GoodWe’s new office space in Johannesburg, South Africa. September 14, 2021 We There is no better illustration of GoodWe’s deep commitment to the Sub-Saharan African solar market than the opening of a new GoodWe space that will allow us to serve and …

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The day it snowed in Johannesburg 40 years ago today: PHOTOS – SAPeople

The day it snowed in Johannesburg 40 years ago today: PHOTOS – SAPeople – Worldwide South African News For those who were in the ’80s, it seems everyone remembers the day it snowed, and it snowed, in Johannesburg in 1981 – 40 years ago today, September 11th. (Technically it also …

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Wits leads ambitious partnership to boost AI in Africa

Professor Zeblon Vilakazi, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Wits Whis university today invited the African research community to join its new IA Africa Consortium which aims to develop a collaborative network centered on advances in artificial intelligence (IA) and the application of AI in research and innovation. On the occasion …

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Earthquake Information: Mag Minor. 0.8 earthquake

Updated: Sep 4, 2021 07:01 GMT – Refresh Minor earthquake of magnitude 0.8 to 5 km deep September 4 00:31 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.Sep 4 00:33: Magnitude recalculated from 1.2 to 0.8. Depth of the hypocenter recalculated from 3.9 to 4.7 km (2.4 to 2.9 mi). …

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Motorist accused of assaulting JMPD agent obtains R 500 bond

JMPD agents witness an accident scene. Papi Morake, Gallo Images A motorist accused of assaulting a JMPD agent on Saturday evening has been released on bail. He is charged with assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm. According to the officer, the 25-year-old drove recklessly and jumped a red …

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Pillars of murder of top Gauteng health official arrested, Kathrada Foundation says

Through Loyiso Sidimba 41 m ago Share this article: To shareTweeterTo shareTo shareTo shareE-mailTo share Johannesburg – The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation has called for the pillars of the murder of Gauteng’s health department financial director Babita Deokaran to be brought to justice. The Struggle’s Pillar Foundation was in response to …

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Watchdog in urgent bid to prevent South Africa from extraditing …

Manuel Chang, the former Minister of Finance of Mozambique. (YouTube screenshot) Lawyers involved in the case suspect Pretoria could preempt the courts by putting Manuel Chang on a plane at 7 a.m. Wednesday morning. A Mozambican anti-corruption watchdog on Wednesday asked the Johannesburg High Court to issue an urgent order …

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South African Airways finalizes fleet and restarts plans – CEO

SAA welcomes A320s again, unions challenge Mango court ruling 13.08.2021 – 03:28 UTC South African Airways (SA, Johannesburg OR Tambo) once again welcomed two of its A320-200s that arrived at Johannesburg OR Tambo on August 12, 2021, after being in storage and undergoing C-Check maintenance at Abu Dhabi Int’l during …

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R ‘Manny Dworcan, 75, OBM

R ‘ Menachem (Manny) Dworcan, a founding member of the Lubavitcher community in South Africa and a beloved pillar of the Johannesburg community, passed away on Shabbos. Whole story R ‘ Menachem (Manny) Dworcan, a pillar of the Lubavitcher community in South Africa, died on Shabbos afternoon, Elul 13, 5781. …

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DA chooses mayoral candidates for key battlefield metros

Through Samkelo Mtshali 1h ago Share this article: To shareTweeterTo shareTo shareTo shareE-mailTo share Johannesburg – As local elections approach, the DA has chosen its candidates for the top posts in the subways, which will become the main ballot battlegrounds in the coming months. The official opposition met in Johannesburg …

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Exclusive: DA Shadow Health MEC Criticizes Pace Of Reopening Of Charlotte Maxeke Hospital News South Africa

In an exclusive interview with Briefly News, Democratic Alliance (DA) Shadow Health MEC Jack Bloom criticized the pace of the reopening of Charlotte Maxeke University Hospital in Johannesburg. The hospital has seen parts of it reopen following the fire that ravaged it, with several other parts not due to reopen …

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Bowmans eyes ENSafrica for Johannesburg hire

A tax lawyer from ENSafrica has moved his practice to Bowmans in Johannesburg. A tax lawyer from ENSafrica has moved his practice to Bowmans in Johannesburg. Just a few months after losing partner Chris Green to Pinsent Masons in South Africa, Bowmans has brought in Mike Benetello, a tax specialist …

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From Johannesburg to Tokyo / IJF.org

The journey from Johannesburg to Tokyo is a long one, a 24 hour journey covering 13,527 km. Alternatively, it could be 4,106 hours for the 21,298 km that a 21st century Marco Polo would need to cover on foot, crossing Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Thanks to the Tokyo …

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Former South African President Jacob Zuma jailed in Gauteng Johannesburg Hospital Jacob Zuma Constitutional Court KwaZulu-Natal

Former South African President Jacob Zuma has been admitted for observation at a hospital near Estcourt Correctional Center where he is currently serving a 15-month prison sentence, the government said on Friday. Zuma is in prison for defying a Constitutional Court order to testify in a state-backed investigation examining corruption …

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Delta restarts nonstop service from Atlanta to Johannesburg

Delta Airlines resumed his non-stop service between Atlanta and Johannesburg, a decision hailed by South Africa Tourism. Operated by Airbus A350-900neo, the flight will leave Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport at 7:00 p.m. and arrive at Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg at 4.30 p.m. the next day. The return flight departs Johannesburg …

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Nolan Oswald Dennis: conditions | Goodman Johannesburg Gallery

The Goodman Gallery is pleased to present Conditions, the third solo exhibition of Nolan Oswald Dennis with the Goodman Gallery. The exhibition presents a new series of works centered around the figure of the globe. Incorporating form in various configurations, Dennis presents different perspectives on our familiar world as a …

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Moody’s downgrades the city of Johannesburg

Moody’s Investors Service took rating action on five South African regional and local governments (RLGs) and government-linked issuers (GRIs) on July 16. The city of Johannesburg is one of the RLGs that has been decommissioned. The others are the city of Ekurhuleni, the city of Cape Town, the Metropolitan Municipality …

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Representation of leadership is part of wider politics of Islamophobia, says Malayali scho – The New Indian Express

Through Express news service Ashraf Kunnummal, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Johannesburg Institute of Advance Studies, University of Johannesburg, South Africa, has studied Beemapally’s layoffs closely. He released an article in 2011, two years after the state’s biggest police layoff. Rajesh Abraham of TNIE met Kunnummal for his interpretation of the …

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Developer: DSD (Cape Town or Johannesburg) X2 at Capitec

Goal statement Responsible for creating Capitec Bank branchless banking applications according to specifications Live 5 years of proven experience in software development Experience in the following development languages: Minimum Java Script frameworks XML Html CSS Java JSP SQL Web services Spring Diploma (minimum) National certificate in grade 12 National certificate …

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Ngizwe Mchunu surrenders to police for inciting violence

Mchunu, who is accused of inciting violence, was shown in videos circulating on social media on Monday leaving the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Police Department handcuffed. Ngizwe Mchunu. Photo: NgizweOnline / Facebook.com JOHANNESBURG – Musician and former radio host Ngizwe Mchunu is the latest controversial figure linked to both former President Jacob …

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Sharks vs. Bulls Currie Cup clash canceled due to safety concerns

Sharks versus bulls. (Photo by Christiaan Kotze / Gallo Images) the Curry cup correspondence between the Sharks and Bulls, scheduled for Wednesday at Kings Park in Durban, has been canceled. SA Rugby said in a statement the match was called off due to security concerns at KwaZulu-Natal, with a decision …

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Johannesburg consul “shocked” by Portuguese “disinterest” in latest wave of violence in South Africa

Portuguese consul in Johannesburg Vasco Pinto de Abreu was in Lisbon this weekend to report on the plight of some 200,000 Portuguese nationals caught in the latest wave of violence in South Africa. He described himself as “shocked” by the “disinterest” and “disregard” given to what is a large Portuguese …

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Georgia trainer in “serious” condition on ventilator at Johannesburg hospital

Georgia the head coach Levan Maïsachvili is in a “severe” in a Johannesburg hospital after testing positive for Covid-19, the Georgia Rugby Union confirmed the Saturday. READ | BRITISH AND IRISH BOSS LIONS WANTS CLARIFICATIONS ON KLERK ‘RECKLESS’ FAF ATTACK Maisashvili and five other members of the Georgia squad tested …

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Head of SAPOA – The New Indian Express

Through PTI JOHANNESBURG: The chief landowner in South Africa on Thursday described the ongoing looting and arson in the country as “the hallmarks of an attempted coup”? and called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to impose a total lockdown to remedy the situation. The violence began last Wednesday after former President …

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Re-fit skipper Wyn Jones to join Lions tour of South Africa

Alun Wyn Jones underwent two fitness tests before being allowed to join his teammates in South Africa. Reuters Johannesburg: Original captain Alun Wyn Jones has been put back into shape after a shoulder injury and will join the British and Irish Lions in South Africa, the tourist management said on …

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‘It undermines everything’: dozens dead in riots in South Africa

The riots in South Africa rose to 72 on Tuesday, AFP reported, including 10 people trampled to death during a looting at a shopping center, as police and military fired stun grenades and rubber bullets in an attempt to end the unrest sparked by the imprisonment last week of former …

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Municipal bus service to eThekwini, taxis across KwaZulu-Natal hanging amid violence

Municipal bus operations have been suspended at eThekwini due to violence. The riots, which started last week, saw trucks set on fire and shops looted. The suspension of the bus service comes as the municipality tries to ensure the safety of employees. The municipal bus service to eThekwini was suspended …

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In South Africa, 28 people arrested, one highway closed over pro-Zuma protests

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African police said on Saturday 28 people had been arrested and one of the country’s largest highways remained closed due to violent protests linked to the imprisonment of former President Jacob Zuma. Protests erupted this week in parts of KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), Zuma’s home province, after the …

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Senior Web Developer – Back-End Job, Johannesburg, Sandton

Remuneration: cost to the company Benefits: Group life, Pension fund, Medical aid Location: Johannesburg, Sandton Level of education: Degree The employment level: Medium / Senior Type: Permanent Reference: #Snr Back-End Expand Company: Ince (Pty) Ltd job description Ince (Pty) Ltd is located in the Weirda Valley, Sandton region, Gauteng, South …

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British and Irish Lions ready to adapt following coronavirus outbreak among South African Bulls | Rugby Union News

Report says a number of Covid-19 cases have cast doubt on Saturday’s showdown at Loftus Versfeld, with no possibility of reshuffling the match schedule; South Africa international against Georgia in Johannesburg on Friday night is also under serious threat By PA Media Last update: 07/06/21 4:20 p.m. Lions head coach …

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Adams says four Lions are trying to help repay family for his absence

Rugby Union – Touring Match – Lions vs British and Irish Lions – Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa – July 3rd 2021 Josh Adams of British and Irish Lions scores a try REUTERS / Siphiwe Sibeko JOHANNESBURG, July 4 (Reuters) – Josh Adams said the disappointment of leaving his fiancee …

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COPE General Secretary and Former Free State Education MEC Papi Kganare Dies of Covid-19

Papi Kganare died of Covid-19 in a Johannesburg hospital. (Twitter, @COPE_SA) Papi Kganare died on Saturday evening at Life Flora Hospital in Johannesburg after more than a month in the facility. His wife Bridget was discharged from the same hospital two weeks ago and is on oxygen at home after …

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Developer: Back End (Cape Town and Johannesburg) at Capitec

Statement of purpose Responsible for task design and task and project development of Capitec Bank Back-End applications according to specifications Live Min: At least 5 years of proven experience in Cobol development in an online and / or batch environment Proven BANCS experience and / or successful completion of internal …

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Mixed reactions to the ambulance takeover by the Gauteng government

Johannesburg’s ambulance fleet has grown from 100 to 40 since the province started taking over ambulances last year. And as Gauteng battles amid a third wave of Covid-19 infections, the remaining ambulances were put on hold two weeks ago, putting further strain on the service. Johannesburg and Ekurhuleni have handed …

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Zondo investigation still has not heard testimony from 6 people, including Ramaphosa

The chairman of the inquiry, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, briefed reporters earlier Wednesday, detailing how the commission has sat for 418 days so far and has more than 730,000 transcripts to process. President Cyril Ramaphosa during the state inquiry into the capture on April 29, 2021 in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. …

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Traveling to South Africa during Covid-19: what you need to know before you go

Editor’s note – Coronavirus cases remain high around the world. Health officials warn that travel increases your chances of contracting and spreading the virus. Staying at home is the best way to contain transmission. Below is information on what to know if you’re still planning to travel, last updated on …

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Digital Marketing Assistant jobs in Johannesburg

Remuneration: Rand15000 – Rand25000 per month Base salary Location: Johannesburg The employment level: Junior Type: Permanent Company: Ad Talent Africa A Johannesburg-based software solutions company has a tremendous opportunity for a talented, creative, motivated, out-of-the-box thinker with a passion for all things marketing to join their team. Responsibilities: Marketing Reports …

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Van Damme terminates his membership in the DA party

Van Damme terminates his membership in the DA party Van Damme, who took to Twitter on Saturday to make the announcement, said her decision was based on what future projects she would work on. FILE: Phumzile van Damme addresses the crowd at the launch of the Democratic Alliance (DA) manifesto …

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South Africa fights rapid rise of COVID-19 in Johannesburg

JOHANNESBURG (AP) – A rapid resurgence of COVID-19 is hitting South Africa’s largest city, Johannesburg, and threatening to overwhelm its hospitals. Johannesburg, a city of 5 million people, and the surrounding Gauteng province account for about 60% of the country’s new daily infections. The 7-day moving average of daily new …

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South Africa aims to more than double daily COVID-19 vaccinations in next month

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa aims to more than double the rate of daily COVID-19 vaccinations over the next month to more than 200,000 as more Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines arrive, said health officials on Friday. The country’s vaccination campaign has started slowly, delayed by the revelation that …

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Washington responds to SAA over Delta decision

In retaliation, the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) provisionally denied South African Airways (SA, Johannesburg OR Tambo) the right to fly to co-terminal points in the United States after its South African counterpart refused to authorize Delta Air Lines. (DL, Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson) will stop in Cape Town on …

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“We have nowhere to go,” says occupier of Johannesburg

Rosina Mazibuko, 74, says she has lived in a one-room Wendy house for 20 years in Rosettenville, Johannesburg, on property shared with 23 other households facing eviction. Photo: Masego Mafata A group of 24 households is at risk of being evicted from Rosettenville, Johannesburg. Many occupants claim to have lived …

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Newstalk’s Off the Ball to Air Lions Tour

Newstalk will live stream the British and Irish Lions test series for the first time from South Africa this summer after OTB Sports secured the FM radio rights to broadcast the matches, starting with the pre-tour shock of the Lions with Japan at Murrayfield this weekend. Vodafone will sponsor tour …

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A cheaper alternative for women

The brand now has two offices in Bloemfontein and Johannesburg, which currently manufacture the range of maxi pads. But founder Matefo Morakeng plans to manufacture other ranges. Author: Tebogo Mokwena Read more great news for small businesses at Vutivi business news. The importance for girls and women to have the …

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Prison authorities deny allegations that Leeuwkop inmate became bound to wheelchair following circumcision operation

The Department of Corrections has denied allegations of botched surgery on an inmate. PHOTO: Mdu Ndzingi, Gallo / Getty Images, Tambour Prison authorities deny allegations that an inmate became bound to a wheelchair after his circumcision surgery at the facility. It is alleged that the inmate fell very ill after …

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TAKE A LOOK | Adidas has a new Sandton City store with digital mirrors and concierge service

Front of the Adidas concept store in Sandton. (Image: supplied). Adidas will open its South African concept store in Sandton City in Johannesburg on June 25. The store has high tech features including interactive mirrors to help customers with styling options. It also has a sneaker cleaning service and shoppers …

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Citizen Arrest: Johannesburg Woman Brings Phone Thief Into Car

A Johannesburg woman nearly lost her cell phone to a passerby with long fingers, but she manages to defend herself and prevent the thief from escaping. Security cameras from a nearby facility captured the incident and the footage was eventually released on social media. There are reports that the incident …

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Criminal charges against the CEO and CFO of Johannesburg Property Company

Criminal corruption charges have been brought by members of the DA against Helen Botes, former CEO, and Imraan Bhamjee, former chief financial officer, of the Johannesburg Property Company (JPC) at Mondeor police station. The charges were brought by Cllr Leah Knott (DA Johannesburg caucus), Manny de Freitas MP (DA regional …

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Active Covid-19 cases in Region C are now at 3,025

The number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the city of Johannesburg, region C stood at 27,281 according to the latest breakdown from the Gauteng provincial government. A total of 23,834 people have recovered so far. There have been 422 deaths linked to Covid-19. This brings the total number of …

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How Diving In Technology Can Help Revive Johannesburg’s Ailing Water System

Community members fill buckets of water from a communal tap in a village outside Senwabarwana, Limpopo. Photo: Léon Sadiki VOICE Johannesburg is the economic center of South Africa and needs an uninterrupted supply of water to ensure the continuation of economic activity if one is to avoid disinvestment and the …

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Mysterious stones trigger diamond rush in poverty-stricken village of KZN

Thousands of people have flocked to the outskirts of KwaHlathi village after a cattle herder unearthed a handful of unidentified crystal stones last week. A woman uses a pickaxe to dig as hundreds more search for what they believe are diamonds on June 15, 2021 after the recent discovery of …

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Boeing 727 on the verge of becoming a luxury hotel

A 54-year-old Boeing 727 made a five-day trip through northern South Africa. Unlike the previous flying days, this was a slow and arduous road trip, covering 320 miles from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit. The 727 is destined to become a VIP hotel suite for the ambitious Aerotel, with up to 18 …

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Lift from South Africa to operate independently of SAA – Novick

Pretoria announces new SAA strategic partner 11.06.2021 – 08:02 UTC The South African-based black-owned Takatso consortium was selected as a 51% New Preferred Strategic Partner (SEP) of South African Airways (SA, Johannesburg OR Tambo), with the government retaining a 49% stake, Public Enterprise Minister Pravin Gordhan said. said in an …

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Virtual launch of the exhibition Cosmology in African modernities

WATCH: Virtual launch of the exhibition “Ngoma II: Cosmology in African Modernities” The exhibition seeks to explore the interrelationship between art, belief systems and anti-colonial struggles. ‘Ngoma II: Cosmology in African Modernities’ exhibition at the Johannesburg Art Gallery on Sunday June 13, 2021. Photo: Screengrab JOHANNESBURG – The virtual opening …

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Africa waits for donated Covid-19 vaccines as cases rise

JOHANNESBURG – In Uganda, hospitals are so overwhelmed with new cases of coronavirus that people are dying while waiting for a bed. In Namibia, all elective surgeries have been canceled to preserve space for Covid-19 patients and military hospitals have been opened for civilian use. In South Africa’s largest city, …

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South Africa’s telecommunications watchdog is expected to reach agreement with two companies by end of August

JOHANNESBURG, June 11 (Reuters) – The South African telecommunications regulator said on Friday that ongoing negotiations with two companies over the dispute over the government’s proposed spectrum auction would be resolved by the end of August. “We should be in a good position to reach an amicable settlement agreement by …

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Gift of the Gives gets green light to drill boreholes in two Johannesburg hospitals

Gift of the Gives has been approved to drill boreholes in other hospitals in Johannesburg. Gauteng Health Department has granted the Gift of the Gives Foundation permission to drill boreholes at Helen Joseph Hospital and Rahima Moosa Hospital. The foundation’s water supply initiative came after the city of Johannesburg experienced …

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