i-On-Africa LiveCast: South Africa and Kenya report

i-On-Africa LiveCast: South Africa and Kenya reportIn lineSeptember 29, 2021 (12:30 p.m. GMT) In this upcoming LiveCast episode, ID4Africa will present two impressive segments, the first of which will feature a one-on-one chat with acclaimed identity expert Dr Joseph Atick and Liv Nordhaug of Digital Public Goods Alliance and Norad. …

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OPINION: Bill Gates – Doing better and listening to African civil society

by Community Alliance for Global Justice / AGRA Watch Earlier this year, several media outlets made alarming headlines about Bill Gates’ status as the largest private owner of farmland in the United States. Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA). African civil society organizations have spoken out against AGRA’s …

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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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Dr Thami Mazwai: We have reached our limit

A stimulating article posted in our premium section (sign up here) discussed the controversial Basic Income Subsidy which is currently being touted in South Africa as a solution to mass unemployment and poverty. According to Joseph Cotterill, SA’s national treasury has previously commissioned research into cash payments to alleviate the …

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Suspect steals nearly $ 2,000 worth of perfumes from Franklin store

Franklin Police are hoping someone in the community can recognize this suspect. On September 10, he stole nearly $ 2,000 worth of perfume from the CoolSprings Galleria Ulta. The suspect drove off in a waiting black sedan, possibly a Toyota Corolla. There is a cash reward for information Call Crime …

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South Africa’s flagship wine fair, CapeWine, returns in 2022

Wine of South Africa has confirmed that its flagship wine fair, CapeWine, will return in 2022, bringing together the largest number of wine producers in the country to a global audience. CapeWine will return in 2022. (image: six decades of Pinotage with Higgo Jacobs, sommelier at Large) The fair, organized …

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Co-op Bank signs agreement to boost green energy financing

The Cooperative Bank of Kenya on Tuesday (September 21) signed a loan portfolio guarantee agreement with the African Guarantee Fund (AGF) for small and medium enterprises in the amount of Ksh 750 million to increase transaction financing green in Kenya. The guarantee facility will allow, on the one hand, Co-op …

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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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Cape Town’s tourism sector remains under pressure according to latest statistics

Cape Town – With significantly fewer foreign tourists than the pre-Covid-19 standard, the Western Cape tourism sector continues to be under pressure, as shown by the latest tourist accommodation income statistics for July released by SA Stats. Stats SA said seasonally adjusted housing income fell 36.8% month-over-month in July 2021. …

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Coronavirus: South Africa administers more than 16 million COVID-19 vaccines

South Africa topped 16 million mark for total administered COVID-19 doses since the start of the country’s vaccine deployment program. This comes after 154,199 jabs have been distributed in the last 24 hours. According to the Department of Health, there are now 7,997,795 citizens who have been fully vaccinated, of …

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