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    CORONAVIRUS GLOBAL UPDATE: CDC sees ‘pivotal moment’ in US; South Africa registers 14,858 new cases

    (Photo: EPA-EFE / Nathalia Aguilar) South Africa registered 14,858 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the cumulative total to 2,342,330. A further 433 Covid-19-related deaths were reported, taking total deaths to 68,625. A total of 6,085,108 people have been vaccinated. The U.S. is “at another pivotal moment in this pandemic,” with Covid-19 cases once again climbing and beds at some hospitals filling up, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky said. The recent rise in cases shows no signs of abating in the U.S. states that have fuelled the uptick as the delta variant proliferates. Indonesia has become a new […] More

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    Sun City set to open its own vaccination site – targeting 7,500 staff and family members

    (Getty Images) Sun City, which has been closed to the public due to ongoing lockdown restrictions, will start vaccinating its staff, their family members, and the local community. The Sun Arena will be used as the resort’s primary vaccination site while EVDS registrations will be completed in the Warrior’s Hall. With the site now approved by the department of health, Sun City aims to vaccinate some 7,500 people within two months. It’s the first hospitality-specific site to be included in South Africa’s vaccine rollout. For more stories go to www.BusinessInsider.co.za. One of South Africa’s most renowned resorts, Sun City, will […] More

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    Culture the next frontier of Zimbabwe’s tourism sector

    from DANIEL JONES in Victoria Falls, ZimbabweVICTORIA FALLS, (CAJ News) – ZIMBABWE must tap into its rich and diverse cultural heritage if the country is to fulfill its vast tourism potential. This is the general feeling among stakeholders as the country’s cultural villages along the Zambezi basin remain untapped. The area, along the Zambezi River, right from Victoria Falls up to Kariba, teems with some villages showcasing the rich and diverse cultures including Nambya, Ndebele and Tonga. These unique villages have been operational, albeit untapped in Binga, Hwange and Victoria Falls and there is a belief culture could be Zimbabwe’s […] More

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    France open to vaccinated South Africans – but vax certificates may be a problem

    Afternoon Drive host John Maytham chats to Business Insider SA journalist Luke Daniel about France’s digital health pass. Fully vaccinated South Africans can now visit France but they may struggle to move around without a compatible digital health pass Business Insider SA’s Luke Daniel reports that there are high-level talks to develop a digitised vaccine certificate for South Africans © blasbike/123rf.com If you’re fully vaccinated, you can now travel to France without having to go through a mandatory 10-day quarantine period. South Africans will be able to board a flight by presenting their vaccination certificates to airlines and border control […] More

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    RUGBY: Van der Merwe to face former teammates as Lions go for pace and power against Boks

    Duhan van der Merwe of The British & Irish Lions during the tour match against the Stormers at Cape Town Stadium on 17 July 2021. (Photo: Ashley Vlotman / Gallo Images) South African-born Duhan van der Merwe is one of three Scotland internationals in the British & Irish Lions for the first time since 1997, as coach Warren Gatland made some bold decisions for the first Test against the Springboks. British & Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland showed the ruthless selection streak that has successfully won a series in Australia in 2013 and tied with the All Blacks in 2017, […] More

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    Curator gets candid about the BTS of soon-to-be-released Radisson RED Rosebank

    By Clinton Moodley 8h ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShare Can you share some details about the BTS that went into launching the hotel? This hotel is truly a testament to what can be achieved when people get creative to overcome circumstances. Due to the pandemic, the design teams, architects, and developers worked remotely for most of the project build. Technology and communication were a massive part of building this hotel. I moved up from Cape Town in January and immediately hit the ground running. My priority was to get to grips with a new city and to immerse myself in […] More

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    SA’s jockey talent: Quo vadis?

    How long before other local heroes, such as S’manga Khumalo, Lyle Hewitson, Muzi Yeni and Luyolo Mxothwa, seek greener pastures? One should play to one’s strengths, we are often told. But can we really make that work? South Africa is very strong in the rioting and looting department – but all that effort doesn’t seem to get us anywhere as a nation. We’ve been stealing, burning and maiming for decades but things haven’t got any better, have they? South Africans also excel at golf. At the recent Open Championship at Royal St Georges in England, there were 13 of them […] More

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