the Pentecostal, televangelist and philanthropist

Following the death of the Nigerian televangelist Témitope Balogun Joshua, who founded the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Lagos, there have been a multitude of tributes and obituaries. Religious scholar George Nche, postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Johannesburg, explains Joshua’s enormous influence …

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Covid-19 infections increase in Joburg CBD, Pretoria CBD, Randburg and Bedfordview, according to Gauteng health department

Through Sihle Mlambo 3 m ago Share this article: ShareTweeterShareShareShareE-mailShare JOHANNESBURG: More than 2,870 new Covid-19 infections have been reported in Gauteng, with the districts of Johannesburg and Tshwane accounting for more than 70% of new cases in the province. More than 11,411 people have died from the virus in …

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The turbulent history of the Greeks in South Africa

A group of Greeks in South Africa posing together in the first half of the 20th century. Credit: Antonis Chaldeos Despite being persecuted and discriminated against for decades, the Greeks in South Africa managed to rise socially and prosper, many of them becoming very prosperous and wealthy. Today, they remain …

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British and Irish Lions: Kyle Sinckler replaces injured Andrew Porter in Warren Gatland’s squad | Rugby Union News

Gatland on Porter: “Andrew is a young man with a great future ahead of him and I am sure he will be in contention again in four years”; Every game of the British and Irish Lions tour of South Africa will be exclusively live on Sky Sports Last updated: 06/06/21 …

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The Natan Fund helps new entrepreneurs achieve their dreams

“We have helped hundreds of new small businesses to open in Israel since the start of the coronavirus pandemic,” said Dorit Simonovich Lahav Tsur, manager of the Natan Fund. “Instead of giving fish to the poor, we give them fishing rods so that they can support themselves. “ The Natan …

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England’s Sinckler replaces injured Porter in the Lions team for South Africa

Published on: 06/06/2021 – 13:20Amended: 06/06/2021 – 13:18 London (AFP) England mainstay Kyle Sinckler was called up to the British and Irish Lions squad for their tour of South Africa on Sunday after Andrew Porter was sacked with injury. Ireland international Porter, 25, was sidelined with a toe injury suffered …

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EXCLUSIVE In boost for Africa, Senegal aims to take COVID snapshots next year

Senegal could start producing COVID-19 vaccines next year as part of a deal with Belgian biotech group Univercells to boost drug-manufacturing ambitions in Africa, a source involved in the process told Reuters. project funding. As rich countries begin to reopen after securing vaccine supplies early, African countries are still struggling …

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Managing Director at Roland Stanley Financial Brokers

As a leading financial firm, we are introducing an incredible career opportunity for a Managing Director (Roland Stanley Inc) to join their team in Johannesburg. We are looking for someone who will be able to lead the expansion of the business while maintaining the current positioning in the market. If …

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Great white sharks no longer common in South Africa, leaving researchers puzzled

It’s a bumpy ride through the cool waters of Gansbaai, South Africa for famed shark expert Sara Andreotti. The region was once the shark capital of the world, but now the ultimate predator, which has survived over 400 million years, is in dire straits. Four years ago you could see …

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African All Stars Transfer News & Rumors: Chelsea open for Ziyech sale

Goal brings you all the latest news, rumors and offers related to African stars around the world Chelsea open for sale from Ziyech Premier League side Chelsea are set to sell Hakim Ziyech this summer, according to Calciomercato. The Morocco international has struggled to win with the Champions League winners …

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Western Cape government works with CoCT on mass Covid-19 vaccination sites

Through Mwangi Githahu June 4, 2021 Share this article: ShareTweeterShareShareShareE-mailShare Cape Town – The third wave is getting closer and closer and could arrive in the province within the next week, according to provincial health director Dr Keith Cloete. Speaking at the regular digital health and immunization press conference, Cloete …

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3 lekker things to do in Cape Town this weekend

Sara-Jayne King suggests her fun picks for this weekend. Arno Carstens performs on Saturday night Auriol Hayes performs Saturday night at #dressforsuccesscapetown An introduction to 4X4 driving with Team Offroad https://www.facebook.com/arnocarstensmusic 1. Arno Carstens will perform at Camel Rock in Scarborough on Saturday. It includes his live musical performance and …

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Broadening the scope in emerging economies and the emergence of autonomous flight technology

DUBLIN, June 4, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The report “Helicopter Tourism Market Forecast to 2028 – COVID-19 Impact and Global Analysis by Tourism Type and Property Type” has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Research and Markets logo The helicopter tourism market was valued at $ 745 million in 2020 …

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South African tourism welcomes United’s nonstop service to Johannesburg

On June 3, South African Tourism (SAT) and United Airlines celebrated the airline’s launch of a new daily non-stop service between New York / Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg (JNB). The new flight will depart Newark daily at 8:45 p.m. and arrive in …

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UPDATE 1-Businesses in the South African Rand as the dollar falls, are sourcing lightly.

(Updates the rand; adds stocks, bonds) JOHANNESBURG, June 4 (Reuters) – The South African rand strengthened on Friday and looked set for weekly gains, thanks to rising commodity prices and a weakening US dollar as investors turned to riskier but high yielding assets. At 3:30 p.m. GMT, the rand was …

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School of Rock Expands to South Africa with New Master Franchise Agreement

TOWNSHIP, Mass., June 4, 2021 / PRNewswire / – School of Rock, the leader in performance-based music education, continues its international expansion with the launch of a new master franchise agreement in South Africa. Keith taeuber and Leigh spaun, brothers and sisters and franchise owners of the school of Rock …

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Outlook for Africa Finance Corporation’s rating upgraded to stable by Moody’s

NEW YORK,–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Africa Finance Corporation, the leading provider of infrastructure solutions in Africa, received an increase in its credit rating outlook from Moody’s Investors Service, which assigned a “stable” outlook. The decision ratifies the second investment grade ranking among African institutions for AFC, with Moody’s upholding the company’s …

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Telkom’s only gift to an MP – a Samsung S8 smartphone for Julius Malema

The Joint Committee on Ethics and Interests of Members of Parliament has published its register of financial interests of Members for 2019, which includes many freebies from telecommunications companies. The purpose of the registry is to ensure transparency and to instill public confidence in Parliament. All deputies (deputies) are required …

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District semi-finals matches are set | News, Sports, Jobs

Now that the brackets have been set, the quest for playoff success begins in earnest today for the Michigan State baseball and softball teams. This includes more than a dozen local baseball and softball teams that will make the playoffs for the first time since 2019, after the coronavirus pandemic …

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South Africa reopens window for renewable energy boom

South Africa is trying to ensure additional electricity production in a number of ways, but speed is key. The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) launched the Independent Renewable Energy Producer Supply Program (REIPPPP) tender window 5 in March. It will end on August 16, 2021. Bidders may submit …

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The Latest: Arizona State-Managed Vaccination Sites Closed | national news

Doctors at hospitals treating COVID-19 patients around the state cannot remember a single death of a vaccinated person. Yet health officials are struggling to convince certain groups to get vaccinated, especially young people and minorities. Hispanic and black residents continue to be hospitalized at disproportionately high rates, according to state …

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Grindrod Shipping Holdings Ltd. announcement of share buybacks

SINGAPORE, June 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Grindrod Shipping Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRIN) (JSE: GSH) (“Grindrod Shipping” or “Company” or “it” or “we”), a global provider of shipping services primarily to the dry bulk industry, announced takeovers actions. Pursuant to the share repurchase authorization previously approved by the Company and …

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Covid-19 vaccination program discriminates against the poor – research

A research project from the University of Johannesburg found that the Covid-19 vaccination program discriminates against the poor. (SAgovnews via Twitter) A research project from the University of Johannesburg found that the Covid-19 vaccination program discriminates against the poor. Research has revealed that residents of informal settlements do not have …

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Patrimonial dispute engulfs site chosen for Amazon’s new African headquarters

For the Khoi and San – the original inhabitants of South Africa – a verdant patch of land in Cape Town embodies victory and tragedy. The two communities drove Portuguese cattle raiders there in 1510. But, a century and a half later, it was there that the Dutch settlers launched …

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On the occasion of Africa Day, Casablanca Finance City (CFC) tackles preconceived ideas on the continent

Casablanca, Morocco – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Casablanca Finance City (CFC) (https://CasablancaFinanceCity.com), the leading financial center in Africa, celebrates Africa by producing a web-TV program, CFC Talks – Special Africa Day (https: // bit.ly / 3vMGMl0), to fight against preconceived ideas on the continent and raise awareness of its potential by …

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Covid Debt – 5 Ways To Hang On To Your Home (Or Let It Go)

Through Bonny fourie 46 m ago Share this article: ShareTweeterShareShareShareE-mailShare Cape Town – The 2020 Covid-19 lockdown still has many homeowners under financial pressure. Pay cuts and even unemployment are always realities for families, and mortgage repayments are proving difficult. Some homeowners even face the grim reality of losing their …

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1Life, LifeQ and Samsung South Africa launch Covid-19 screening app as SA is set to enter wave 3 – Samsung Newsroom South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – June 02, 2021 – 1Life, in collaboration with LifeQ, using a Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 device, launched a first Covid-19 screening application in SA. It uses unique patterns derived from users’ biometric data to give them an indication of changes in their health, allowing consumers …

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Helen Joseph Hospital management calls for sustainable solutions to water crisis

Hospital officials met with the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC), Rand Water and Joburg Water Management to assess the impact of continuous water disruptions on clinical services. Donation from donors to drill water at Rahima Moosa Mother & Child Hospital on June 1, 2021 following a water shortage crisis …

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DoD works to improve financial controls to reduce corruption and fraud

Accountant of the Ministry of Defense Secretary of Defense Gladys Kudjoe. Qualified audit reports underway for Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula’s (DoD) Defense Ministry have seen one of Parliament’s defense oversight committees hear what is being done to change the auditor’s financial opinion General Tsakani Maluleke on the South African army. Without …

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Johannesburg’s R73.3 billion budget focuses on people

Johannesburg’s people-centered budget – to the tune of Rand 73.3 billion – is designed to jump-start the delivery of quality services in the aftermath of the devastation of the Covid-19 pandemic to the city’s coffers. Municipal Committee (MMC) member for finance Cllr Jolidee Matongo said the approved budget for 2021/22 …

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Idris Elba Movie ‘Beast’ Adds Trio, Production Starts in South Africa – Deadline

South African actor Sharlto Copley, Iyana Halley and Leah Sava Jeffries joined the film Idris Elba Universal-Will Packer The beast, which started production in South Africa. Elba plays Dr Nate Samuels, a recently widowed husband who returns to South Africa, where he first met his wife, on a long-planned trip …

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Salah and Aina among Premier League goal of the season nominees

The goals of the Egyptian and Nigerian stars were shortlisted for the annual distinction of the English elite division Goals from Mohamed Salah and Ola Aina have been nominated for the Premier League goal of the season award. Salah played a crucial role in Liverpool’s third place in the English …

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Reunert launches IT services company + OneX, led by Rob Godlonton

Rob godlonton Rob Godlonton, a former senior manager of EOH Holdings, leads the development of a new IT services business in the Reunert stable, listed on the JSE. Called + OneX, the systems integrator will compete with other IT service companies in South Africa and fill a gap in Reunert’s …

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Cape Town businesses fear negative impact of adjusted curfew

Through Sisonke Mlamla 4h ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareE-mailShare Cape Town – There are fears that the recently announced curfew could negatively impact the thousands of jobs that depend on the tourism and hospitality sectors in the province. James Vos, a member of the mayor’s committee on economic opportunities and …

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South Africa is one of the biggest arms suppliers to the Saudis during the Yemen war

Relations between South Africa, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are on the rise – a source of shame for the South African state. Although profitable and important to the African economy, these relations are deeply linked to the arms trade and military trade of Arab nations involved in …

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Two Ethiopian projects show ‘railpolitik’ in action

Ten years ago, when late Ethiopian leader Meles Zenawi planned 5,000 km of standard gauge railway, the landlocked country got a $ 2.5 billion loan from China Eximbank. This loan was linked to the construction of an 800 km east-west railway line between Addis Ababa, the capital, and the port …

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Western Cape publishes South Africa’s first annual public procurement disclosure report

Through Robin-Lee Francke 6h ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareE-mailShare CAPE TOWN – The Western Cape government on Monday launched an annual Public Procurement Disclosure Report (PDR), the first of its kind in South Africa. MEC for Finance and Economic Opportunities David Maynier said in a statement that the published report …

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Academic Program Manager – Johannesburg at Mancosa

MANCOSA, a DHET-registered, CHE-accredited private higher education provider offering both undergraduate and postgraduate business qualifications, has the following vacant position: Academic Program Manager – Johannesburg MAIN GOAL The MANCOSA Academic Officer should be a highly qualified member of the management team. Under the direction of the academic direction, the academic …

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SA lose their citizenship

Many South Africans who move elsewhere to work lose their South African citizenship without even knowing it. This is because there is an obscure law that requires you to report to the Home Office very early in the process of getting another passport. Dr Rory Jubber, Leader of the Democratic …

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Feasibility of Renewable Energy in Ethiopia by Analyzing Financing Options |

Featured Image: Stock RES4Africa and BonelliErede recently discussed project finance, mitigation tools and more in an online meeting focused on Ethiopia and its renewable perspectives. BonelliErede, an international law firm, together with the RES4Africa Foundation, an organization dedicated to promoting renewable energy in Africa, addressed the management of bankability issues …

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This might be your last chance to invest in Section 12J and here’s how

The metaphorical train, which officially leaves the station on June 30, will see the end of Section 12J’s sunset clause, marking the successful end of this tax incentive in South Africa. Fortunately, SARS gave South African taxpayers one last chance to take advantage of this incredible tax exemption by giving …

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South Africa’s draft New Energy Vehicle Green Paper is a step in the right direction

In 2019, we wrote an article sounding the alarm that South Africa’s inertia in pushing for electric vehicle adoption could cause it to miss the incredible opportunities offered by the electric vehicle revolution. The automotive assembly and automotive component manufacturing industry is one of the main pillars of the South …

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South Africa returns to tighter lockdown, virus ‘invades’ Cape Town Johannesburg Cyril Ramaphosa Pretoria Experts

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Sunday that his country would revert to more stringent lockdown measures amid a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases which indicate the virus is “rebounding” in Africa’s worst-hit country. Positive cases in South Africa in the past seven days were 31% higher than the …

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ICC Prosecutor Urges Sudan To Hand Over Darfur Suspects | Voice of America

CAIRO – The International Criminal Court prosecutor on Sunday urged the transitional government of Sudan to hand over suspects wanted for war crimes and genocide in the conflict in Darfur, the official Sudanese news agency reported. ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda arrived in Sudan’s West Darfur region on Saturday to meet …

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Matt Sates, 17, South African swims 1: 57.60 IM / 51.83 FL in Durban

South African Grand Prix n ° 4 2021 – Durban The fourth part of the 2021 South African Grand Prix is ​​underway in Durban. Three 17-year-old men marked the first of three preliminary / final sessions, including Matt Sates, who set two lifetime records both of which were under the …

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Planet Earth Bill of Rights

Have you ever listened to Imagine by John Lennon or The Man in the Mirror by Michael Jackson or Love is England’s Answer Dan and John Ford-Coley or What Happens by Marvin Gaye. Nice Tunes isn’t it? Bad brother. These are direct calls for all of us, 7 billion of …

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Johannesburg section of M1 motorway closed after tanker crash

A section of the M1 motorway north in Johannesburg was closed due to a diesel spill following an accident involving a tanker truck and five light motor vehicles on Saturday. The traffic is strongly safeguarded on the highway. No injuries were reported. Johannesburg Metro Police spokesman Wayne Minnaar said the …

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Fired for not wearing a mask at work – what South Africans should know

More than a year after the start of the Covid-19 lockdown, many citizens have taken a lax approach to mask wearing, social distancing and disinfection. However, a recent South Africa labor court ruling indicates that employers may, within reason, be able to fairly fire employees for failing to follow Covid-19 …

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Shoba’s lawyers have 4 months to prepare for trial

Shoba has been charged with premeditated murder after the man who confessed to killing a pregnant Tshegofatso Pule became a state witness. The alleged mastermind behind the murder of Tshegofatso Pule and her boyfriend, Ntuthuko Shoba, appeared in Roodepoort Magistrates’ Court on February 22, 2021. Photo: @ NPA_Prosecutes / Twitter. …

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IMF agrees to provide $ 1.5 billion loan to DRC

The staff of the International Monetary Fund have agreed to provide $ 1.5 billion to the Democratic Republic of the Congo over the next three years, likely securing the country’s first official lending program with the lender since 2012. The agreement, which has yet to be definitively approved by IMF …

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Hobbit-sized Lions pace sets South Africa on alert for playoffs | British and Irish Lions

Springbok coaches believe the British and Irish Lions will have a significant advantage over previous touring teams when they fly to South Africa next month. The Covid-influenced list of matches is poised to reduce the effects of altitude on Warren Gatland’s plans and the Boks are also wary of Hobbit-sized …

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IFC and development groups help finance vaccine production in Africa

FILE PHOTO: A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a “COVID-19 Coronavirus Vaccine” sticker and medical syringe in this illustration taken October 30, 2020. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / File Photo (Reuters) – Global development groups including International Finance Corp (IFC) have said they will consider helping African producers …

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Clear skies for Joburg; morning showers for CT

The interior of South Africa is set for a beautiful but cool day on Saturday, as coastal regions have to hang on to their winter woolens and umbrellas when the rain hits these areas. JOHANNESBURG – The interior of South Africa is set for a beautiful but cool day on …

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Eskom leads purchasing director Solly Tshitangano after hearing

Through IOL reporter 42 min ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareE-mailShare Cape Town – Eskom fired its purchasing manager (CPO), Solly Tshitangano, with immediate effect following a guilty verdict in his disciplinary process. The electricity utility said in a statement on Friday that it had been charged with serious misconduct, breach …

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Here is where the best employees live and work in Joburg, Tshwane and Ekurhuleni

The National Treasury has released a series of new reports for its Cities Support Program (CSP), detailing taxpayer salaries in South Africa’s major metros – including the country’s economic centers in the greater Johannesburg area. The reports are based on spatial data extracted from anonymized administrative tax data, documenting employment …

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5 important things happening in South Africa today

Here is what is happening and affecting South Africa today: Coronavirus: Global Covid-19 infections reached 169.3 million confirmed people, with death toll reaching 3.52 million. In South Africa, there were 4,424 new cases, bringing the reported total to 1,649,977. Deaths reached 56,170 (+93), while recoveries soared to 1,548,092, leaving the …

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Tobacco pays off in Zimbabwe, but growers talk about debt

Zimbabwean farmers are growing tobacco again. But some say it’s the lenders who profit from farmers’ debt. Rosemary Dzodza is a small farmer who recently traveled 200 kilometers to the capital, Harare. She brought her tobacco crop for what she hoped would be a profitable day. But the 60-year-old farmer …

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Caf Super Cup: Mosimane explains why RS Berkane is in a better position than Al Ahly

As they prepare to take on the tournament’s debutants, the South African has claimed his side are feeling the effects of many long-distance trips. Al Ahly head coach Pitso Mosimane claimed RS Berkane was stronger than the Red Devils ahead of the Caf Super Cup clash at Jassim Bin Hamad …

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Tourism recovery is underway in Cape Town, official says

Through Mwangi Githahu 6h ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareE-mailShare Cape Town – The short to medium term response to the recovery in tourism is underway thanks to the efforts of the Provincial Department of Economic Development and Tourism (Dedat) and Wesgro, including destination marketing campaigns, according to the head of …

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Anglo American tests 3D printing in South Africa

The company and its partners on the project, the South African Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and US-based technology company, Ivaldi Group, are first exploring the creation of a ‘chain of ‘digitally distributed supply’. This involves digitizing the designs of parts such as impellers for pumps, shaft liners, …

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YABX among the world’s best startups nominated for the GSMA GLOMO 4YFN Impact Awards

NEW DELHI, May 27, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Yabx, a digital lending fintech company, today announced that it is the only Indian startup to be shortlisted by the GSMA for the 2021 GLOMO 4YFN (4 Years From Now) Impact Awards. The 4YFN Impact Awards are the GLOMOs category aimed …

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The process of public participation in the Cape Town budget proposal under fire

Through Nicola Daniels 17 min ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareE-mailShare The City’s public engagement process regarding the proposed budget for 2021/2022 has been criticized, this time after civic group Stop CoCt said it found inconsistencies with duplicate entries posted and all comments submitted that have not been used. “A total …

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Fashion designer Eli Gold unveils colorful African prints to embrace migration

Rwandan-born fashion designer and visual artist Eli Gold left home at the age of 13 as his country was ravaged by civil war and genocide, a journey that took him through several African states . Gold has lived among others in Tanzania, Burundi and Malawi after leaving Rwanda, before arriving …

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The fastest growing variants from Brazil and South Africa

To provide our community with important public safety information, the Statesman Journal is making this daily coronavirus update free to read. To support important local journalism like this, please consider becoming a digital subscriber. We’ll update this story throughout the day with the latest news on the coronavirus and its …

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African stars transfer news and rumors: Konate passes Liverpool medical check

Goal brings you all the latest news, rumors and offers related to African stars around the world Konate passes Liverpool medical check Ibrahima Konate will complete his move to Liverpool in the coming weeks and has already passed his medical with the Premier League club according to the Mirror. Goal …

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Financial Accountant – IT-Online

Financial Accountant – Cape TownR30,000 CTC An additional vacancy has arisen for a dynamic self-starter with excellent attention to detail to join our finance team. In return, we offer a dynamic and stimulating work environment and a unique opportunity to grow and develop within a great team. Titles, skills and …

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Fidelity deploys surveillance drones in suburb of Johannesburg

Private security firm Fidelity Services Group is a pioneer in the use of drones to guard residential developments in the Grand Fourways in North Johannesburg. The company says the deployment of drones will increase proactive crime prevention and the ability to plan crime prevention operations, while facilitating a faster response …

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Palestine could take a South African direction: New Frame

South Africans who watched, with justified horror, the latest wave of violence unleashed by Israeli state rule over the Palestinian people probably did not link it to the Nkomati Accord of 1984. But it could. There is a crucial parallel between this and the future of Palestine. The Nkomati Accord …

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IntoCare Medical Raises Up to RMB100 Million in Round D Funding, Doubling the Motorized Stapling Market

Founded in 2015, IntoCare is a high-tech company focused on manufacturing and marketing innovative surgical instruments. The company is committed to becoming one of the most innovative and dynamic surgical instrument companies in the China. Thanks to its precise and in-depth knowledge of clinical demands, IntoCare has constantly innovated in …

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The growing colonization of cabins annoys the new owners

Community leaders at the informal settlement of Table Bay Nature Reserve, run by the City of Cape Town, Phatiswa Gaga, Zuki Mahashi and Thembisile Gumata, say they are happy to be neighbors of the Pioneer Valley Estate. Photo: Peter Luhanga The owners of Parklands North want the City of Cape …

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Easy registration to close the financing gap for African SMEs Sh33trn

Chroniclers Easy registration to close the financing gap for African SMEs Sh33trn Wednesday, May 26, 2021 Nairobi Stock Exchange dealing room. PHOTO | NMG By RUFUS MWANYASIMore from this author summary It is undeniable that SMEs play a vital role in the growth of an economy both as a creator …

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South Africa to vaccinate athletes ahead of Tokyo Olympics | The powerful 790 KFGO

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African athletes scheduled to compete in this year’s Tokyo Olympics will receive COVID-19 injections during a vaccination roll that has so far prioritized the elderly and workers frontline, the country’s medical authority said on Tuesday. Tokyo is expected to host the Games from July 23 to …

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South Africa to vaccinate athletes ahead of Tokyo Olympics

A health worker holds a vial of the Pfizer / BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at the Munsieville Care for the Aged Center, outside Johannesburg, South Africa, May 17, 2021. REUTERS / Siphiwe Sibeko / File Photo South African athletes due to compete in this year’s Tokyo Olympics will receive …

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This low-cost zero-waste grocery bus in South Africa tackles food insecurity

Sanele Msibi assists a customer inside the Skhaftin bus in Johannesburg, South Africa. May 18, 2021. Thomson Reuters Foundation / Kim Harrisberg By Kim Harrisberg JOHANNESBURG, May 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When Sidney Beukes got his bus driver’s license, he never imagined driving a 40-year-old school bus that has …

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A look at Cardano’s major blockchain projects for Africa

African countries have always been the early adopters of fintech. Emerging technology has been at the forefront of major solutions across the continent. More recently, IOHK announced its big plans in what it says is the biggest blockchain deal in history. Solve problems with emerging technologies Despite the common idea …

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this specialist Johannesburg Ferrari dealer will take Bitcoin instead of old-fashioned cash

JOHANNESBURG – Fourways-based Ferris Cars claims to be the first car dealership in South Africa to sell a car in exchange for Bitcoin instead of cash. And furthermore, it was not just any car, but an impeccably presented pre-owned Ferrari California. The occasion was celebrated with a cocktail party attended …

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Hydroelectric Generation Opportunities in South Africa |

Image: Nicolas Dupont | © Pixabay.com Hydropower is an underutilized resource in Africa, which accounts for around 10% of the world’s hydropower potential. Tiaan Hendriks, Head of Power Design at SEM Solutions, is exploring small and micro hydropower as an option for South Africa. People still expect electricity to go …

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South African Rand hits 22-month high on weak dollar as inflation fears ease

JOHANNESBURG, May 25 (Reuters) – South African Rand reached its highest level in 22 months early Tuesday as the US dollar drifted lower after Federal Reserve officials allayed investor concerns about inflation, which was forcing interest rates to rise. At 6:49 am GMT, the rand ZAR = D3 traded at …

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