Ramaphosa announces efforts to resuscitate razed school and rail infrastructure

The vandalism of the Eminyezaneni school. Photo: Holly Charlton / News24 NEW Due to a drastic increase in cases of theft and vandalism on the rail network and school infrastructure, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced Thursday afternoon that the government had instructed the police to intensify their efforts to fight illegal …

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South African rooibos tea gains global recognition

By Kealeboga Mokomane 6am… 9am… 12pm… 3pm… 6pm… that was the time when my grandmother had her cup of rooibos tea every day – black with a sugar with her porcelain tea. Tea time with my grandmother was family storytelling time – or just a chance to catch up on …

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Bank worker involved in Rand 1.5million loan scam

A former employee of Capitec Bank is one of three people implicated in a loan scam to Graaf Reinet, to the tune of R 1.5 million. One of them, Heinrich Presensie, 36, was sentenced by the commercial crime court in Gqeberha on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, after pleading guilty to …

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Senzeni Marasela and the weight of waiting: New Frame

Interdisciplinary artist Senzeni Marasela sits at her kitchen table. A storm is brewing outside her apartment in Soweto, Johannesburg, and rooibos tea is brewing in a porcelain pot on the table inside. Marasela discloses generational secrets. She tells me how she, her mother, her grandmother and her great-grandmother learned to …

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Is the Nigerian start-up ecosystem the key to the country’s recovery from the coronavirus? | Nigeria 2021

– A recent report named Nigeria as the African country with the most tech start-ups – Launched in 2019, the Digital Economy Policy is committed to boosting the sector – Various obstacles remain to be overcome, linked to both regulations and infrastructure – 4IR start-ups are changing the face of …

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South Africa’s precious Kofi bursts into Boulder’s art world with vivid abstracts – Boulder Daily Camera

The work of contemporary South African artist Precious Kofi – who now lives in Boulder – is bursting with emotion and living tributes to his country of origin. His captivating summaries, rich in color and movement, continue to garner praise from fans, critics and other creators. Artist Precious Kofi poses …

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What Africa Check found in the White Spiritual Boy Trust rabbit hole

By researcher Naledi Mashishi Africa Check does not hesitate to verify the absurd. We have investigated allegations that dead sirens were found in the swimming pool of a South African president. And did a Prophet really dare a lion to fight in Kruger National Park? But I didn’t expect my …

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Time Out names the coolest streets in the world right now

LONDON, June 9, 2021 / CNW / – Today, Time Out, the global media and hospitality brand, launches its first-ever list of names the coolest streets in the world. The first 30 streets listed include a street in Melbourne crowned number one – with Barcelona, London, Havana and LA narrowly …

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South Africans can fly to this African destination from July

Through Travel journalist 32 m ago Share this article: ShareTweeterShareShareShareE-mailShare Airlink has revealed that it will fly from Johannesburg to Entebbe in Uganda, starting July 19, 2021. Road flights will be operated four times a week, in conjunction with AirLink’s national and regional network to and from various destinations in …

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Having trouble getting a home loan?

It was recently reported that 80.7 percent of ooba home loan applicants secured financing in the first quarter of 2021. Fifteen percent of applicants were turned down due to lack of affordability and lack of bad credit rating. Of those rejected homeowners, 44% were turned down by their own bank. …

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