Alok Sharma to address the African Development Bank in June 2021

Greetings to all of you. And thank you for inviting me to join you today. My friends, I am absolutely determined that COP26 will be a COP in the service of African nations. That it will support the countries of this continent to respond to the climate crisis, to seize …

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UHSM Health Share, in partnership with Brittney Moses, announces 2021 reset

Sponsored by WeShare, the virtual event will explore many life issues at the intersection of faith, mental health and wellness. NORFOLK, Virginie and LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – UHSM Health Share, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization founded on Christian beliefs and values, today announced The Reset 2021, …

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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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Eutelsat signs South African capacity agreement with Vox

Artist’s impression of the Eutelsat KONNECT VHTS satellite. Photo: Eutelsat Eutelsat signed a new capacity agreement in South Africa. The company announced on June 22 that it had entered into a multi-year agreement with Vox, an integrated end-to-end infrastructure and telecommunications company to enable high-speed connectivity throughout South Africa. Terms …

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FSD Africa Investments Approves $ 4.5 Million Funding for Renewable Energy Financing Intermediary Nithio FI

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 / 4:00 p.m. / FSD Africa / Header image credit: FSD Africa FSD Africa Investments (FSDAi), the investment arm of FSD Africa, rrecently invested US $ 4.5 million in Nithio FI, a renewable energy finance intermediary focused on the off-grid solar sector Pay as You Go …

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Launch of 30 new affordable rental units in Brewster

BREWSTER – It took five years, but the evidence of progress is everywhere. The newly paved access road flanked by cement footings for the lampposts. The lots cleared with white septic tanks and water pipes protruding from the ground. With the infrastructure in place, construction of 30 affordable one, two …

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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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Several nations fight COVID-19 outbreaks as Delta variant advances in Israel

As countries in Africa, the Americas and Europe battle new outbreaks of COVID, an increase in cases of Delta SARS-CoV-2 variants in Israel – known for its strong vaccine rollout and COVID measures – sounds new alarm bells. World Health Organization (WHO) officials have characterized a “two-track” pandemic, made up …

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Life in Big Cities: How Stressful Is Your Neighborhood?

A study has shown that South Africans still place the most emphasis on money. (Photo by Kelly Lacy on Unsplash) Stress is an inevitable part of our life. Having lived through one of the most trying years, it’s interesting to see where South African cities stand on the stress meter. …

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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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