South Africa allocates additional $ 276 million to fight COVID-19

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – South Africa has allocated an additional 4 billion rand ($ 276 million) to purchase COVID-19 vaccines and provide a special distress grant to thousands of people affected by the pandemic, in a special appropriations bill tabled by the Minister of Finance on Tuesday. Vials labeled “COVID-19 …

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France sells 30 Rafale fighter jets to Egypt in $ 4.5 billion deal

Egypt’s defense ministry said the sale would be funded by a loan to be repaid over at least 10 years. In this archive photo from February 21, 2020, French Navy Rafale fighter jets are seen aboard the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier. (Reuters) Egypt has signed a contract with France …

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Ms. Selma Bacher, 78, OBM

“width =” 538 “height =” 474 “data-src =” https://collive.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/selma-bacher.jpg “class =” size of post- attachment thumbnail- post-thumbnail wp-post-image lazyload “alt =” “/> Mrs. Selma bacher, one of the founders of the Jewish community in Johannesburg, South Africa, and a beloved educator for many decades, died on Monday. Full story Mrs. …

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Covid-19 third wave warning for South Africa – what to expect

The National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) has released its latest Covid-19 modeling report, examining how the spread of the virus could accelerate in the coming months, causing a third wave of infections locally. According to the NICD, the purpose of the report is to help planners and decision-makers in …

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Rhino poachers are back after South Africa eases lockdown restrictions

Rhino poaching has been on the rise again in South Africa since the government eased restrictions on coronaviruses, after a year-long lull due to the pandemic, according to animal parks. Strict travel restrictions, including international travel, imposed in March of last year had the happy side effect of keeping poachers …

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Mabel O. Wilson reflects on 30 years of breaking borders

On April 5, 2021, Mabel O. Wilson (GSAPP’91), professor at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation and director of the Institute for Research in African American Studies, gave a talk on the beginnings of her practice . Covering architectural projects, publications, installations, performances and exhibitions, Wilson explained how …

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Princess Zulu Thembi of South Africa: people think we are murderers

Public fallout comes days after Queen Shiyiwe Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu’s death A South African princess has denied rumors that the Zulu queen, who died just a month after her reign began, was poisoned by the royal family. “People think we are murderers,” Princess Thembi told local media on Sunday, amid …

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Women are a mainstay of fisheries in West Africa. But they get a raw deal

Across West Africa, the artisanal fishing sector is a crucial source of livelihoods and food security. For example, in Nigeria, artisanal fishing accounts for 80% of the fish consumed and supports the livelihoods of around 24 million people. Both men and women work in the sector, although the workforce – …

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SOUTH AFRICA’S ROAD TO RECOVERY STRENGTHENS WITH AMAZON INVESTS IN CAPE TOWN

As the city of Cape Town makes progress to rebuild the property damage and many UCT students are returning to university following displacement caused by wildfires. The city received positive news about job creation and investments from Amazon, a week after facing a disaster. It looks like South Africa’s second …

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Copywriter job, Johannesburg

Remuneration: negotiable Negotiable according to experience Location: Johannesburg Level of education: Diploma The employment level: Middle / Senior Own means of transport required: Yes Travel Need: Occasional Type: Contract Company: Black khaki advertising We are looking for a mid-senior writer to join our agency and creative team. You will be …

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