Sun, Mar 7, 2021

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PRASA’s new Group CEO Zolani Matthews. Photo: PRASA Website

PRASA’S New Boss Too Old at 64 to Take Up The Role

The rail agency’s policy dictates that employees should retire at 63. Zolani Matthews is 64... By James Stent PRASA’s new Group CEO is too old...

Covid-19: Scientists Reveal Good News About Variant Discovered in South Africa

Two South African laboratories have used different tests to show that antibodies against the variant of the Covid-19 virus known as 501Y.V2, which dominated...
Google satellite view of a luxury house in North West which was partly paid with money that was supposed to be used to build an old age home. Image from Google Maps

Lottery Millions Used for Board Member’s Luxury Home

Millions of rands from a Lottery grant to build an old age home in Mpumalanga were used to pay for a luxury home on...
Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Looks 'Excellent' for South Africa

J&J Vaccine Looks ‘Excellent’ for South Africa in First Published Detailed Analysis

Interim results from clinical trials of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine will be presented to the FDA on Friday 26 February in an effort...

8 Best Regulated Forex Brokers that Accept South African Traders

Finding the right broker to accommodate the trading needs and objectives of individual traders can be a daunting task. South African traders who are...
tanzania no to covid vaccines

What Tanzania’s COVID-19 Vaccine Reluctance Means for Its Citizens and The World

Tanzania’s health minister said earlier this month that the country has no plans to procure COVID-19 vaccines. Moina Spooner, an editor with The Conversation...
Why some scientists think the AstraZeneca vaccine is still useful for South Africa

Why Some Scientists Think the AstraZeneca Vaccine is Still Useful for South Africa

The South African government halted the roll-out of the AstraZeneca/Oxford University vaccine this week following a study led by Wits vaccinologist Shabir Madhi, which...
Spectacular Photos of Augrabies Falls in Flood

Spectacular Photos of Augrabies Falls in Flood

The Augrabies Falls in the Augrabies National Park near Kakamas in the Northern Cape at the weekend were in full flood. John Yeld captured...

The Popularity of Cryptocurrencies in South Africa

There are many reasons for the global spotlight to be on South Africa, but right now the country is gaining a lot of attention...
Muizenberg beach was busy after President Cyril Ramaphosa lifted the ban on beaches on Monday night. Photo: Marecia Damons

South Africans Hit The Beach After Covid-19 Beach Ban Lifted

Vendors, car guards and shop owners at Muizenberg beach in Cape Town, South Africa, were happy to be back in business on Tuesday following...