News from RT.com
- ‘Lather, rinse, repeat’: US Fed will crash the stock market like in 1987, strategist tells Boom Bustby RT on Jan 19, 2021
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell has affirmed his commitment to keeping interest rates low for the foreseeable future even as he expressed hope for a strong economic recovery. Read Full Article at RT.com
- WHO must reform to ensure ‘faster, better’ pandemic response in future, says co-chair of panel on crisis handlingby RT on Jan 19, 2021
The World Health Organization (WHO) can and must address the failures that led to it being too slow in its initial response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the co-chair of an independent review panel has said. Read Full Article at RT.com
- ‘Brotherly’ connection between Moscow & Kiev will see friendship eventually restored, says Ukrainian opposition leader Medvedchukby RT on Jan 19, 2021
Ukrainian opposition politician Viktor Medvedchuk has predicted that relations between Moscow and Kiev will eventually return to normal, despite the “Russophobia” of the current Ukrainian authorities. Read Full Article at RT.com
- Foes on the ground, but friends in space: American astronauts on ISS give their food to Russian cosmonauts after supplies run outby RT on Jan 19, 2021
Earth might be seeing a new Cold War, but Russia and the US are as friendly as ever up in space. After a postponed shipment, American astronauts on the International Space Station have donated food to their Russian counterparts. Read Full Article at RT.com
- Madrid declared a ‘disaster zone’ after storm Filomena hammers the Spanish capitalby RT on Jan 19, 2021
The Madrid area has been declared a “disaster zone” by the national government after extreme weather and snowstorms left the city crippled. The move means the affected areas can receive financial aid to alleviate the storm damage. Read Full Article at RT.com
News from NEWS24
- News24.com | LIVE | SA records 9 780 new Covid-19 cases and 839 more deaths, US death toll surpasses 400 000on Jan 20, 2021
Stay up to date with the latest news, views and analysis as the number of coronavirus cases in SA increases.
- News24.com | WATCH | Probe under way after two officers caught slapping, sjambokking two men in Worcesteron Jan 20, 2021
A video clip is under investigation after it showed two police officers sjambokking and slapping two men they searched in Worcester in an attack that appeared unprovoked.
- News24.com | Nelson Mandela Foundation rocked by allegations of misuse of credit cards, abuse - reporton Jan 20, 2021
The Nelson Mandela Foundation is being plagued by a number of allegations against senior management.
- News24.com | It's not our list: JSC distances itself from 'shortlist' of candidates for next ConCourt appointmenton Jan 20, 2021
The Judicial Service Commission has disavowed any involvement with a widely circulated "shortlist" of names of the judges vying for appointment to the Constitutional Court.
- News24.com | Family says no bail for sangoma who admitted to killing, mutilating woman who allegedly did not want to date himon Jan 20, 2021
The family of a woman who was killed and her body mutilated hopes that the sangoma accused of murder will be denied bail.
News from Business Tech
- Not fair to close South African businesses without any financial support: Western Capeby Staff Writer on Jan 19, 2021
With the announcement that South Africa's adjusted level 3 lockdown restrictions will remain in place until 15 February, the Western Cape government has called for the extension of UIF Covid-19 TERS support to help struggling South Africans.
- South Africa’s shrinking tax base piles pressure on SARSby Staff Writer on Jan 19, 2021
A high unemployment rate and shrinking tax base spells trouble for South Africa, says Jean du Toit, Head of tax technical at Tax Consulting SA.
- Born in the cloudby Partner on Jan 19, 2021
What the new generation of cloud-native applications can do, and what happens to those left behind.
- ‘Government has regularly tied our hands behind our backs’ – business leaderby Staff Writer on Jan 19, 2021
The government is having to spend an increasing amount of time in court defending its regulations to control the spread of the pandemic, notes Business Leadership South Africa chief executive officer, Busisiwe Mavuso.
- Isolation vs returning to work – the guidelines South African workers should knowby SA News on Jan 19, 2021
It is important to note that there is a difference between being fully recovered and being ready to come out of isolation.
News from The South African
- Latest rugby news | Referees named for Currie Cup semi-finalsby Garrin Lambley on Jan 20, 2021
Rasta Rasivhenge and Marius van der Westhuizen will referee the Currie Cup semi-finals on Saturday in Pretoria and Cape Town, respectively.
- WATCH: Ashley Graham shares 12 life lessons on becoming a new momby Alicia Naidoo on Jan 20, 2021
The American plus-size model has put together a YouTube video listing what she has learnt in the 12 months since her son was born.
- Miss SA condemns ‘personal attack’ on Shudufhadzo Musidaby Andrea Chothia on Jan 20, 2021
Miss SA Shudufhadzo Musida has recently been trolled on social media for uploading too many bikini snaps amongst other things.
- Revealed: German automakers rule the coupé market in South Africaby Motoring South Africa on Jan 20, 2021
Ever wondered which coupés South Africans most like? They’re torn between various brands, but one thing is non-negotiable: The car must hail from Germany.
- A strong digital marketing strategy allows you to find new customers & retain existing ones – Entrepreneur Tom Moyalby Nikita Cloete on Jan 20, 2021
(Partner Content) Why your business needs digital marketing to succeed, advice from entrepreneur Tom Moyal
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News from My Broadband
- Netflix shares jump as subscribers pass 200 millionby Bloomberg on Jan 20, 2021
Netflix Inc. ended its biggest year in company history with a bang, adding more customers than expected and saying it no longer needs to borrow money to build its entertainment empire.
- Eskom’s path to destructionby Staff Writer on Jan 20, 2021
Eskom used to be the most efficient power producer in the world, but is now struggling to keep the lights on. Here is how it was destroyed.
- MTI was a scam without any proof of trading, says FSCAby Staff Writer on Jan 20, 2021
The Financial Sector Conduct Authority has finalised its investigation into MTI and found it was a scam without any trading as promised to investors.
- Join CyberArk Boot Camp and find out how to secure your keys to the kingdomby Partner on Jan 20, 2021
CyberArk is the only security company laser-focused on striking down targeted cyber threats, those that make their way inside to attack the heart of the enterprise.
News from the Daily Maverick
- MAGASHULE’S OFFICE POLITICS: Disciplinary action: ANC finally turns on Carl Niehauson Jan 19, 2021
Carl Niehaus has often been ridiculed for his statements in support of his political allies. Now, his erratic comments appear to have once again caught up with him, this time for taking on ANC deputy secretary-general Jessie Duarte.
- CRICKET: India stun Australia in historic fightback to clinch Test serieson Jan 19, 2021
Bowled out for 36 in the first Test, without half-a-dozen frontline players, missing their talismanic skipper and leading batsman and competing away from home against a team with a formidable home record, India were supposed to roll over against Australia. But they wrote their own script to win one of the greatest Test series of all-time on Tuesday.
- COVID-19: South Africa’s scientists say the 501Y.V2 variant moves more easily and faster, but it’s not more deadlyon Jan 19, 2021
South Africa already has a clearer picture of the Covid-19 variant 501Y.V2 just a month after it was first detected and described to the public. While it may travel more easily and much faster, it is not more deadly, according to the eight scientists leading its study. The question of reinfection and the impact of vaccines needs more research.
- OPINIONISTA: Who will care for the caregivers? Our teachers are being thrown into the Covid lion’s denon Jan 19, 2021
While the Covid-19 pandemic rages at its fiercest and the reopening of schools has been postponed due to concern over the safety of learners, the welfare of teachers must also be kept in mind. Let’s not forget: nearly 2,000 educators have already died.
- OPINIONISTA: Spanish flu to Covid-19: If we cannot learn from history, we are condemned to repeat its mistakeson Jan 19, 2021
It has reached the stage where almost all of us know someone who has died from Covid-19. We cannot afford to relax our vigilance, as the US city of Philadelphia learnt to its great cost during the Spanish flu pandemic in 1918.
News from Sowetan Live
- Prices of meat and sweets have risen - see by how muchon Jan 20, 2021
The food and non-alcoholic beverages category was the main driver of inflation in December 2020, Statistics SA (Stats SA) announced on Wednesday.
- Striking SABC workers drive to Union Buildings in a convoyby MahlanguI@sowetan.co.za (Isaac Mahlangu) on Jan 20, 2021
SABC employees are embarking on a full-blown strike action as they down tools against the retrenchments which will see about 300 people losing their jobs.
- Six provinces complete matric marking ahead of scheduleby SobuwaY@sowetan.co.za (Yoliswa Sobuwa) on Jan 20, 2021
The marking of millions of matric exam scripts has been completed ahead of schedule in some provinces, the department of basic education announced on Wednesday.
- Manqoba Mngqithi: 'It is very uncharacteristic of Sundowns to get two draws in a row'by email@example.com (Mahlatse Mphahlele) on Jan 20, 2021
Successive goalless draws have seen Mamelodi Sundowns loosen their grip at the top of the standings and coach Manqoba Mngqithi is desperate to arrest the decline.
- Sjambokked and slapped by cops: Investigation launched by Western Cape policeby Shonisani Tshikalange (Shonisani Tshikalange) on Jan 20, 2021
A senior officer is leading an investigation into the alleged assault of two men caught on video footage in Worcester.
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