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Citizen Arrest: Johannesburg Woman Brings Phone Thief Into Car

A Johannesburg woman nearly lost her cell phone to a passerby with long fingers, but she manages to defend herself and prevent the thief from escaping. Security cameras from a nearby facility captured the incident and the footage was eventually released on social media. There are reports that the incident …

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Criminal charges against the CEO and CFO of Johannesburg Property Company

Criminal corruption charges have been brought by members of the DA against Helen Botes, former CEO, and Imraan Bhamjee, former chief financial officer, of the Johannesburg Property Company (JPC) at Mondeor police station. The charges were brought by Cllr Leah Knott (DA Johannesburg caucus), Manny de Freitas MP (DA regional …

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Active Covid-19 cases in Region C are now at 3,025

The number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the city of Johannesburg, region C stood at 27,281 according to the latest breakdown from the Gauteng provincial government. A total of 23,834 people have recovered so far. There have been 422 deaths linked to Covid-19. This brings the total number of …

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How Diving In Technology Can Help Revive Johannesburg’s Ailing Water System

Community members fill buckets of water from a communal tap in a village outside Senwabarwana, Limpopo. Photo: Léon Sadiki VOICE Johannesburg is the economic center of South Africa and needs an uninterrupted supply of water to ensure the continuation of economic activity if one is to avoid disinvestment and the …

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Mysterious stones trigger diamond rush in poverty-stricken village of KZN

Thousands of people have flocked to the outskirts of KwaHlathi village after a cattle herder unearthed a handful of unidentified crystal stones last week. A woman uses a pickaxe to dig as hundreds more search for what they believe are diamonds on June 15, 2021 after the recent discovery of …

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Boeing 727 on the verge of becoming a luxury hotel

A 54-year-old Boeing 727 made a five-day trip through northern South Africa. Unlike the previous flying days, this was a slow and arduous road trip, covering 320 miles from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit. The 727 is destined to become a VIP hotel suite for the ambitious Aerotel, with up to 18 …

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Lift from South Africa to operate independently of SAA – Novick

Pretoria announces new SAA strategic partner 11.06.2021 – 08:02 UTC The South African-based black-owned Takatso consortium was selected as a 51% New Preferred Strategic Partner (SEP) of South African Airways (SA, Johannesburg OR Tambo), with the government retaining a 49% stake, Public Enterprise Minister Pravin Gordhan said. said in an …

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Virtual launch of the exhibition Cosmology in African modernities

WATCH: Virtual launch of the exhibition “Ngoma II: Cosmology in African Modernities” The exhibition seeks to explore the interrelationship between art, belief systems and anti-colonial struggles. ‘Ngoma II: Cosmology in African Modernities’ exhibition at the Johannesburg Art Gallery on Sunday June 13, 2021. Photo: Screengrab JOHANNESBURG – The virtual opening …

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Africa waits for donated Covid-19 vaccines as cases rise

JOHANNESBURG – In Uganda, hospitals are so overwhelmed with new cases of coronavirus that people are dying while waiting for a bed. In Namibia, all elective surgeries have been canceled to preserve space for Covid-19 patients and military hospitals have been opened for civilian use. In South Africa’s largest city, …

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South Africa’s telecommunications watchdog is expected to reach agreement with two companies by end of August

JOHANNESBURG, June 11 (Reuters) – The South African telecommunications regulator said on Friday that ongoing negotiations with two companies over the dispute over the government’s proposed spectrum auction would be resolved by the end of August. “We should be in a good position to reach an amicable settlement agreement by …

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