COVID-19 LIVE UPDATES | 1,634 new cases reported in SA

COVID-19 LIVE UPDATES | 1,634 new cases reported in SA

September 26 2021 - 06:30'I should have been more forceful'- SA fights to get off UK's red listSouth African scientists, the ministerial advisory committee and members of the health department will meet UK scientists tomorrow to seek an explanation for why SA is still on Britain's Covid red list. The meeting comes amid outrage across…
China’s tutoring ban hits overseas teachers and cultural links

China’s tutoring ban hits overseas teachers and cultural links

BEIJING - Every morning, Sam Josti logged on from her US home to teach children halfway around the world, just one of thousands of foreign language tutors giving Chinese students a rare window into Western culture. But tutors like Massachusetts-based Josti have taken a sharp financial hit after Beijing's harsh crackdown on extracurricular classes pulled…
South Africa breaking more temperature records than expected

South Africa breaking more temperature records than expected

Killer heat: Workers from a South African game farm pick up the carcass of a dead animal. The country’s biodiversity is under increasing threat from extreme temperatures. (Guillem Sartorio/AFP) If it feels hotter, that’s because it is. New research by a PhD student at the University of Pretoria’s department of geography, geoinformatics and meteorology has…
Jasper Wiese in trouble after yellow card against Wallabies

Jasper Wiese in trouble after yellow card against Wallabies

Already without key forwards Pieter-Steph du Toit, RG Snyman and Lood de Jager, the Springboks may now also lose rookie No 8 Jasper Wiese. The newest member of the Bok back-row has been cited for foul play in last Saturday’s Rugby Championship loss to the Wallabies in Brisbane. And the Boks are up against the…
Western Cape Government launches ‘first-of-its-kind’ TB dashboard

Western Cape Government launches ‘first-of-its-kind’ TB dashboard

Western Cape Premier Alan Winde said the TB dashboard launched by the Western Cape Government is a ’first-of-its-kind’. File Photo: Armand Hough/African News Agency (ANA)By Robin-Lee Francke 1h ago CAPE TOWN: On Monday, the Western Cape government launched a public-facing TB dashboard which will assist in monitoring the implementation of the province’s multisectoral TB response…
ConCourt to deliver judgment on registration of candidates

ConCourt to deliver judgment on registration of candidates

FILE – Constitutional Court at Constitutional Hill in Johannesburg. File photo: Nhlanhla Phillips/African News Agency (ANA)By Siyabonga Mkhwanazi 2h ago Cape Town – The Constitutional Court is expected to deliver judgment on Monday, on the application by the official opposition challenging a decision by the IEC to re-open the candidate registration process for the upcoming…