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US praise for SA on early Omicron detection

US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken

by TINTSWALO BALOYIJOHANNESBURG – THE United States has praised South Africa’s transparency in disclosing the new variant of the coronavirus (COVID-19). It is rare praise for the African country after it felt “punished” for reporting the variant now named Omicron (B.1.1.529). On Saturday, Antony Blinken, the US Secretary of State, spoke...

Faith through the eyes of a child

True Gospel with SAVIOUS-PARKER KWINIKA

True Gospel with SAVIOUS-PARKER KWINIKAIT seems like only yesterday that my children Parker and Khesani were little kids, they showed me an amazing kind of faith and trust, which made me grow tremendously and mightily in my belief in Jehovah God. Whether I had or did not have money, my children would still come...

New IP version to power Africa’s digital growth

Internet Protocol version 6

by SAVIOUS KWINIKAJOHANNESBURG – THE Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) is projected to catalyse new business and promote Africa's digital economy. It is the sixth revision to the IP and the successor to IPv4. Participants from government, business, operators, industry organisations and device vendors discussed the technology at the Global IP...

No more to verbal abuse, Avon declares

Avon Justine Managing Director for South Africa, Mafahle Mareletse

by TINTSWALO BALOYIJOHANNESBURG – AVON and the No More Foundation have joined forces to eradicate abuse of women and children, which is rampant in South Africa. The global beauty company and the foundation are launching a campaign that seeks to raise awareness about non-physical abuse as well as empowering people to recognise this form...

Nova 9 release date revealed

Nova 9

by AKANI CHAUKEJOHANNESBURG – HUAWEI has confirmed the release date of its nova 9, the flagship in this series. The international technology giant will unveil the smartphone in South Africa on Thursday. It is the latest gadget in the series following the nova 8, nova 8i and nova Y60 all launched...

Tsogo Sun defies COVID-19, unrest impacts

Tsogo Sun Hotels

by TINTSWALO BALOYIJOHANNESBURG – TSOGO Sun Hotels have overcome the coronavirus third wave and civil unrest in South Africa to post impressive sets of results for the half-year ended September 30. Revenue is expected to be between R895 million (US$57,622 million) and R1,025 billion. This is between R560 million and R690...

Record membership of internet providers in SA

Internet Service Providers' Association of South Africa

by AKANI CHAUKEJOHANNESBURG – MEMBERSHIP of South Africa's Internet Service Providers' Association (ISPA) has reached a record high of 206. This is an increase from 184 ISPs five years ago. ISPA members commit themselves to upholding the ISPA Code of Conduct, which ensures consumers are able to experience a world-class utility...

SA commits to growing Africa’s automotive industry

Automotive industry

from NJABULO BUTHELEZI in DurbanDURBAN - SOUTH Africa’s Coega Development Corporation (CDC) has extended its automotive expertise to Senegal. CDC concluded a deal with Senegalese Investment Agency (PAIMRAI) at the Intra-African Trade Fair Conference in Durban. The former’s role is to elaborate a strategy for the development of the automotive industry...

‘South Africa failing to protect women, children’

President Cyril Ramaphosa

by SAVIOUS KWINIKAJOHANNESBURG – PRESIDENT Cyril Ramaphosa has conceded South Africa is failing to curb the murder of children, rape of women and domestic violence. A week before the launch of the annual 16 Days of Activism for "No Violence against Women and Children", the latest crime statistics released by the South African Police...

SA Tourism’s 2020/21 performance mixed

South African tourism blossoms

by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG – THE South Africa Tourism board has tasked management to put in place systems to improve the organisation’s internal control environment. This follows a qualified audit in the latest Auditor General’s report. Advocate Mojankunyane Gumbi, the interim SA Tourism Chairperson, acknowledged some shortfalls in performance during the year,...