Magnitude 2.5 earthquake hit near Boksburg on Sunday – SAPeople

A magnitude 2.5 earthquake was reported at lunchtime on Sunday near Johannesburg, South Africa. There have been over 286 reports of quakes from people in and around Boksburg. According to Volcano Discovery, the low magnitude earthquake was recorded at 1:24 p.m. SA. Its depth was 10 km. The exact latitude …

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Hall wins the Joburg Women’s Open 2021

Casandra Hall sealed a hard-fought victory on the Sunshine Ladies Tour by winning an epic battle with Lee-Anne Pace to clinch the Joburg Ladies Open at the Soweto Country Club on Friday, April 30, 2021. The rain almost made the conclusion of the final round impossible, however, it cleared and …

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Please oppose the new recycling fees: ARO

The African Reclaimers Organization (ARO) has called on the public to appeal the R50 recycling fee they say threatens the livelihoods of waste pickers. The city of Johannesburg plans to introduce the charge from July 1 if its proposed tariff for waste management is approved. ARO coordinator and organizer Eli …

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The reader is not alone in combating the sins of racism

Jessica a johnson My president and all black leaders in America tell me that all white people are guilty of systemic racism! Even if they don’t know what this term means! And it begins at birth, just like original sin. No way out. So, as long as black people believe …

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African countries pledge to double agricultural productivity as development banks and partners pledge over $ 17 billion to increase food security – World

A coalition of multilateral development banks and development partners has pledged more than $ 17 billion in funding to tackle growing hunger on the African continent and improve food security. These funds were pledged on the last day of a two-day high-level dialogue called Feed Africa: leadership to scale up …

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WISE & SUNDARAM – Another False Start: Green Revolution Myths Bought By Africa

Download PDFPrint the article I never imagined that opposing an International Monetary Fund (IMF) loan to Kenya would be viewed by the Kenyan authorities as a criminal act. But that’s exactly what happened last week when activist Mutemi Kiama was arrested and charged with “abusing digital gadgets”, “harming the presidency”, …

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Tunisia requests $ 4 billion loan from IMF, PM says

Tunisia will seek a $ 4 billion loan program from the International Monetary Fund in talks starting next week, Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi told Reuters on Friday, saying politicians faced a “last chance” to save the economy. Mechichi said he expected the talks to last around two months and that …

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Pandemic fuels Amazon’s explosive first quarter financial results

Amazon CEO and Founder Jeff Bezos. U.S. tech giant Amazon posted strong results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021, as online shopping spikes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the highlights, the company’s operating cash flow increased 69% to $ 67.2 billion for the 12 months, from $ …

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City of Joburg increases cap by 50% of rehabilitation property value

Finance MMC Jolidee Matongo says the move from R600,000 to R1.5 million is intended to encourage people to pay and increase the city’s cash flow. Eyewitness News reported that the city of Joburg has approved a debt rehabilitation program that includes additional relief measures for taxpayers amid the ongoing COVID …

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