Covid-19: South Africa records 4,209 new cases and 120 new deaths

South Africa recorded a total of 1,704,058 confirmed cases of Covid-19 on Tuesday. 4,209 new cases were registered during the last 24 hour cycle. 120 new deaths linked to Covid-19 were recorded, bringing the official death toll to 57,183. South Africa recorded 4,209 new Covid-19 infections on Tuesday and 120 …

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Johannesburg-based curator Londi Modiko on her mission to empower creative black women

Londi Modiko unabashedly decided to change the South African art world. For more than a decade, the Based in Johannesburg curator and artistic advisor has worked on an innovative program that defends the artists, institutions and curators of the country. “As a black woman from farming KwaZulu Natal, I am …

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Project coordinator – IT-Online

An opportunity for a project coordinator for one of our clients in an industrial development consultancy based in Cape Town – ObservatoryPERMANENT POSITION Responsibilities: Set and record own priorities on a weekly basis and support the definition and achievement of weekly team priorities using the tools provided and update shared …

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South African Minister of Health on special leave over corruption allegations

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa put his Minister of Health, Zweli Mkhize, on special leave on Tuesday after allegations his ministry irregularly awarded COVID-19-related contracts to a communications company controlled by his former partners. Ahead of Ramaphosa’s statement, the minister apologized for the public anger at the allegations, the latest …

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Climate change and the future of development finance in Africa

For three days last week, from June 1 to 3, 2021, the African Development Bank (ADB) and the Association of African Development Finance Institutions (AADFI) hosted a webinar aimed at enlightening stakeholders on the challenges and opportunities facing development finance in Africa. Some of the issues discussed include foreign direct …

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Mbalula praises RAF task force after fund posts first surplus in 40 years

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula said they had managed to cut those costs by a whopping R7 billion and their financial costs had also fallen by more than 60%. Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula at a Road Accident Fund (RAF) briefing on June 7, 2021. Photo: @ MbalulaFikile / Twitter CAPE TOWN …

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New EU ruling could hit India and South Africa’s patent exemption plan

MUMBAI: The European Union has come up with a counter-proposal that could “undermine” India and South Africa’s proposed submission to the World Trade Organization to seek an intellectual property (IP) waiver on Covid-19 drugs and vaccines. This precedes the World Trade Organization (WTO) meeting scheduled for June 8, amid glaring …

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Poor countries urge G-7 members to share more Covid-19 vaccines

Public health officials and leaders in developing countries should pressure the Group of Seven countries to pledge large Covid-19 vaccine donations and billions in funding during a summit later this week, saying the developing world needs more help to emerge from the worst of the pandemic. High vaccination rates are …

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The oil and gas industry should host African Energy Week to define a support program for our oil and gas industry ahead of COP26

This boycott of Africa in favor of Dubai must not be accepted and promoted by the oil and gas industry and African governments MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE / ACCESSWIRE / June 7, 2021 / Africa Oil Week’s move to Dubai, away from its home in Cape Town, is wrong, short-term in its …

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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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