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Mazda not confirming or denying replacement for current CX-5


Following last month’s reveal of the all-new Mazda CX-90, attention has switched to the future of the brand’s still strong selling CX-5 in added response to the debut last year of the CX-60. While still part of the automaker’s line-up despite the unveiling of the mentioned two new models, as well as the US-market only […]

Ghost worker-accused Mbalula’s brother appointed ANC FS spin doctor


The African National Congress (ANC) in the Free State has appointed Jabu Mbalula as its new spokesperson. Outgoing spokesperson Oupa Khoabane said Mbalula was appointed at the party’s provincial lekgotla underway in Bloemfontein. “The PEC has appointed Jabu Mbalula as the spokesperson. Comrade Jabu is not new to the industry, he will be able to […]

28 SA companies to implement 4-day work week on 1 March


The pilot programme for the 4-day work week in South Africa starts on 1 March with 28 local companies and one from Botswana, the first participant from elsewhere on the continent, with 500 business owners and employees testing a reduced hour working week to improve workplace productivity and employee well-being, as well as talent attraction […]

BREAKING NEWS: David Mabuza resigns as South Africa’s Deputy President

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After weeks of questions about his whereabouts, David Mabuza has confirmed that he has resigned as deputy president of the country. Speaking at his brother’s burial service in Mpumalanga on Saturday, Mabuza confirmed his resignation and said President Cyril Ramaphosa will make the announcement in due course.  In a video shared by journalist Samkele Maseko, […]

Super Sundowns sink Pirates to make it 15 wins on the spin


Mamelodi Sundowns continued with their dominance in the DStv Premiership as they edged Orlando Pirates 1-0 in an electrifying encounter at the Orlando Stadium on Saturday. ALSO READ: Riveiro expecting a huge test against Sundowns Sundowns have now taken their winning streak in the league to 15 games, and in the process they ended Pirates’ […]

This billion-dollar startup wants to bring back the Dodo


Traditional investors remain skeptical about the field. By Josh Saul and Sarah McBride, Bloomberg 5 Feb 2023  00:52  Image: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images A biotechnology startup that promises to resurrect woolly mammoths is now the first “de-extinction unicorn,” with a valuation said to be over a $1 billion before bringing back a single lost species. Colossal Biosciences, the Dallas-based […]

Has SA done enough to avoid joining the FATF grey list?


Decision to be made on 24 February. By James George 5 Feb 2023  00:51  Image: Waldo Swiegers/Bloomberg It’s a loaded question, and a lot has been done such as President Ramaphosa signing two amendments to our AML and anti-terrorism laws in December last year. The real question, however, is whether these amendments are going to […]

Zimbabwean govt to help repatriate citizens


The Zimbabwean government has launched an online registration platform to ensure a smooth transition for citizens who will be returning home once South African exemption permits expire in June. Zimbabwe’s Ambassador to South Africa David Hamadziripi says they are not sure how many would like to return. However, the South African government will ultimately decide […]

Luxury rehab centres now offer therapy for ‘crypto addiction’


Image source, Getty Images There was a time when Don was pouring up to $200,000 (£164,700) every week into cryptocurrency trades. He slept fitfully and would be up in the wee hours to monitor prices and his portfolio balance. “I’d break into a sweat before going on long-haul flights, as I would not be able […]

Can mining clean up its act to meet soaring demand for green metals?


New commission hopes to achieve wide-ranging reform in the industry. By Jack Graham, Thomson Reuters Foundation 5 Feb 2023  00:56  Image: Gustavo Basso/NurPhoto/Getty Images In January 2019, a tailings dam from an iron ore mine burst near the southeast Brazilian town of Brumadinho, unleashing a deadly avalanche of muddy waste that killed an estimated 270 […]

Police seize millions of rands worth of illegally harvested sea wildlife


Law enforcement is coming down hard on criminals who were harvesting sea wildlife and endangered species and selling them on the black market. Police were also clamping down on those operating along the country’s shorelines without a valid permit. In the latest incident on Friday 3 February 2023, police from the Maitland Flying Squad in […]

Wolves 3 – 0 Liverpool


Wolves 3 – 0 Liverpool. Liverpool’s torrid season continued as they slumped to defeat at Wolverhampton Wanderers, who boosted their Premier League survival hopes with a big victory. The Reds were aiming to avoid losing a third successive Premier League away match for the first time since 2012, but fell behind after just five minutes […]

Video: David Mabuza resigns as Deputy President of South Africa


After weeks of questions about his whereabouts, David Mabuza has confirmed that he has resigned as Deputy President of the country. Speaking at his brother’s burial service in Mpumalanga on Saturday, Mabuza confirmed his resignation and said the President will make the announcement in due course. In a video shared by journalist Samkele Maseko, Mabuza […]

Chile wildfires leave at least 22 people dead, officials say


CNN  —  At least 22 people have died in connection with widespread forest fires in south-central Chile, according to government officials. Interior Minister Carolina Tohá confirmed during a news conference on Saturday that 22 people are dead. There are 1,429 people in shelters, 554 injured and 16 suffering severe burns who are in serious condition, […]

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