South Africa’s draft New Energy Vehicle Green Paper is a step in the right direction

In 2019, we wrote an article sounding the alarm that South Africa’s inertia in pushing for electric vehicle adoption could cause it to miss the incredible opportunities offered by the electric vehicle revolution. The automotive assembly and automotive component manufacturing industry is one of the main pillars of the South …

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South Africa returns to tighter lockdown, virus ‘invades’ Cape Town Johannesburg Cyril Ramaphosa Pretoria Experts

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Sunday that his country would revert to more stringent lockdown measures amid a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases which indicate the virus is “rebounding” in Africa’s worst-hit country. Positive cases in South Africa in the past seven days were 31% higher than the …

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ICC Prosecutor Urges Sudan To Hand Over Darfur Suspects | Voice of America

CAIRO – The International Criminal Court prosecutor on Sunday urged the transitional government of Sudan to hand over suspects wanted for war crimes and genocide in the conflict in Darfur, the official Sudanese news agency reported. ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda arrived in Sudan’s West Darfur region on Saturday to meet …

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Matt Sates, 17, South African swims 1: 57.60 IM / 51.83 FL in Durban

South African Grand Prix n ° 4 2021 – Durban The fourth part of the 2021 South African Grand Prix is ​​underway in Durban. Three 17-year-old men marked the first of three preliminary / final sessions, including Matt Sates, who set two lifetime records both of which were under the …

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Planet Earth Bill of Rights

Have you ever listened to Imagine by John Lennon or The Man in the Mirror by Michael Jackson or Love is England’s Answer Dan and John Ford-Coley or What Happens by Marvin Gaye. Nice Tunes isn’t it? Bad brother. These are direct calls for all of us, 7 billion of …

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Johannesburg section of M1 motorway closed after tanker crash

A section of the M1 motorway north in Johannesburg was closed due to a diesel spill following an accident involving a tanker truck and five light motor vehicles on Saturday. The traffic is strongly safeguarded on the highway. No injuries were reported. Johannesburg Metro Police spokesman Wayne Minnaar said the …

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Fired for not wearing a mask at work – what South Africans should know

More than a year after the start of the Covid-19 lockdown, many citizens have taken a lax approach to mask wearing, social distancing and disinfection. However, a recent South Africa labor court ruling indicates that employers may, within reason, be able to fairly fire employees for failing to follow Covid-19 …

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Shoba’s lawyers have 4 months to prepare for trial

Shoba has been charged with premeditated murder after the man who confessed to killing a pregnant Tshegofatso Pule became a state witness. The alleged mastermind behind the murder of Tshegofatso Pule and her boyfriend, Ntuthuko Shoba, appeared in Roodepoort Magistrates’ Court on February 22, 2021. Photo: @ NPA_Prosecutes / Twitter. …

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IMF agrees to provide $ 1.5 billion loan to DRC

The staff of the International Monetary Fund have agreed to provide $ 1.5 billion to the Democratic Republic of the Congo over the next three years, likely securing the country’s first official lending program with the lender since 2012. The agreement, which has yet to be definitively approved by IMF …

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Hobbit-sized Lions pace sets South Africa on alert for playoffs | British and Irish Lions

Springbok coaches believe the British and Irish Lions will have a significant advantage over previous touring teams when they fly to South Africa next month. The Covid-influenced list of matches is poised to reduce the effects of altitude on Warren Gatland’s plans and the Boks are also wary of Hobbit-sized …

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