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S.Africa presses WTO for Covid vaccine patents waiver

Urdu Point 28 Sep 2021
Geneva, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 28th Sep, 2021 ) .South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday asked the World Trade Organization to suspend intellectual property rights for Covid-19 vaccines to bridge the huge gap in vaccination rates worldwide.

How to game Twitter’s algorithm – and hoodwink journalists

Mail Guardian South Africa 28 Sep 2021
A few days later, prominent South African news organisation News24 retracted a story headlined “Bill Gates confident a potential coronavirus vaccine will work in Africa, but Twitter does not think so”, and issued an apology to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

WATCH: Huge Beehive Removed From 50 Feet Up Boston Building

NBCBayArea 28 Sep 2021
Our redesigned local news and weather app is live! Download it for iOS or Android — and sign up for alerts. "This is like the unicorn of jobs ... He'd never dealt with anything like this beehive either ... More Bee News. South Africa Sep 21. Bees Kill 60 Rare South African Penguins in a Freak Accident. Murder Hornets Aug 26 ... .

China highlights strong relationship with South Africa at 72nd anniversary

Independent online (SA) 28 Sep 2021
Cape Town - As China celebrated its 72nd anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China on Tuesday, ambassador Chen Xiaodong highlighted its 23 years of diplomatic ties with South Africa ... “South Africa stood firm for justice and fairness ... African News Agency (ANA) .

Covid-19 vaccines not a ploy to kill black people, says KZN Health head, as 8.3 ...

Independent online (SA) 27 Sep 2021
More than 12.1 million South Africans have been vaccinated against Covid-19 and of those, 8.3 million were fully inoculated by Sunday afternoon, says the National Department of Health ... “So, it is mere fake news that now there is somebody who want to kill South Africans using any vaccine for that matter.

Global Climate Strike: Cape activists call for government to #UprootTheDMRE

Independent online (SA) 27 Sep 2021 team leader Glen Tyler-Davies called on the government to stop blocking what he called a socially-, economically- and environmentally-just energy and mining future for South Africa, and to remove Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Manatshe from his Cabinet post ... Armand Hough/African News Agency(ANA).

‘Ordinary Joe’ star riffs on show’s ‘what if’ premise

Boston Herald 26 Sep 2021
“I was playing a character who had spent 10 years in South Africa, and when I got the role I called my friend who is South African and I said, ‘OK, I want to come in with a strong South African accent ... ‘Well, did they tell you should have a South African accent?’ And I said, ‘No.

Local government elections: Dear ANC, look before you leap

Mail Guardian South Africa 25 Sep 2021
... the party registers the correct candidates with the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) ... This is a reality all South Africans must contend with. We cannot rely on word-of-mouth reviews from people we see only on the campaign trail or in the news for matters of corruption.

L.A. Times owner plans South Africa vaccine plant

The Los Angeles Times 24 Sep 2021
NantWorks has signed a collaboration agreement with the South African government’s Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, the South African Medical Research Council and the Centre for Epidemic Response and Innovation ... “It is a game changer for our country,” South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said in an online news conference.

Former Monero Developer Spagni Released From US Prison, Pledges to Address Fraud Allegations

Bitcoin 23 Sep 2021
prison where he reportedly spent “sixty-one days in solitary confinement.” The developer’s release was prompted by the failure of South African authorities “to make a timely submission in support of an extradition request.” South African Government Fails to Submit Extradition Documents.

The Covid-19 vaccine is not an evil ploy to kill black people, says KZN Health HOD

Independent online (SA) 23 Sep 2021
“The reality of the matter is, if anyone wanted to kill South Africans using a vaccine, they could have achieved that long ago. So, it is mere fake news that now there is somebody who wants to kill South Africans using any vaccine for that matter.

South African graft informers face threats: watchdog

Urdu Point 22 Sep 2021
Johannesburg, Sept 22 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 22nd Sep, 2021 ) .A South African corruption watchdog on Wednesday warned that whistleblowers face hostility and threats on their lives, a month after the murder of a health official who exposed coronavirus-linked graft shook the country.

South Africa Ransomware Attack: Justice Department Denies Receiving 50 BTC Ransom Demand

Bitcoin 22 Sep 2021
South Africa’s Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (DOJCD) has denied claims ... The South African tech news site Mybroadband stated that hackers behind the ransomware attack had in fact demanded 50 BTC in return for restoring access to the compromised systems.

ICC charges Marlon Samuels for breaching anti-corruption codeThe game's governing body charged the West Indian ...

Deccan Herald 22 Sep 2021
"Samuels will be given a time period of 14 days to respond to the charges," an ICC release said ... Samuels was a part of the event in 2019 when he turned up for Karnataka Tuskers, which was led by South African star Hashim Amla ... Deccan Herald News now on Telegram - Click here to subscribe. Follow us on Facebook . Twitter ... ....

WATCH: Kenilworth resident Ma Agnes turns 100 years old

Independent online (SA) 21 Sep 2021
Ayanda Ndamane/African News Agency(ANA)Kenilworth resident Agnes Bezuidenhoudt, fondly referred to as Ma Agnes, celebrated her 100th birthday on Monday ... Ayanda Ndamane/African News Agency(ANA) ... Ayanda Ndamane/African News Agency(ANA)Kenilworth resident Agnes Bezuidenhoudt, fondly referred to as Ma Agnes celebrating her 100th birthday today.