Africa Covid19 

South Africa to start continent’s first coronavirus vaccine pilot

South Africa plans to roll out the continent’s first coronavirus vaccine trial this week, according to the university leading the pilot, as the country grapples with the highest number of coronavirus cases in Africa. The vaccine candidate, developed by the Oxford Jenner Institute in the United Kingdom, is already being evaluated there, where 4,000 participants have signed up for the trial. In South Africa, the University of Witwatersrand (Wits) is collaborating with the University of Oxford and the Oxford Jenner Institute in the trial of the vaccine known as ChAdOx1 nCoV-19.…

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Africa Agriculture 

Botswana’s president goes shopping for a farm

In south-west Botswana, near the border with South Africa, the federal government owns some prime farmland Banyana Farms. The land was initially purchased in order to promote industrial livestock farming in Botswana.In 2015, Banyana Farms a state-owned company, decided to rent out numerous large cattle ranches on the property, and created a competitive tender procedure to do so. This is important real estate, and the lease is for 14 years. The greatest ranch, the 49 square kilometre Portion 2, drew in substantial interest. The 39 bidders have now been whittled…

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Africa Agriculture 

South Africa: Farm Attack Victim Speaks Out In Court

Even after being tortured and raped in front of her own children by a Black, this White female still, regretfully, fails to completely break out of her mental programming/prison; and quotes multiracialist Communist Nelson Mandela in useless hope that it will enhance the behavior of Blacks made even more hate-crazed toward Whites than ever by anti-White propaganda. Racial separation is the only solution. MY great-grandfather, grandpa and dad were all farmers. I wed a farmer whose family have farmed their land for 3 generations. It is with deep unhappiness that…

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Africa Covid19 

South Africa had its biggest daily jump in coronavirus cases

South Africa has hit a number of concerning landmarks in its tracking of the spread of the coronavirus – including the largest daily jump in cases seen to-date, and two further provinces hitting over 10,000 cases. According to the latest figures published by the health department and health minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, as of 14 June 2020, the country has 70,038 confirmed cases of Covid-19. This reflects a daily jump of 4,302 new‬ cases from the 65,736 infections on Saturday when the country recorded 3,809 new cases. The minister announced…

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Africa Covid19 

But what about my holiday leave in South Africa after Covid-19?

Covid-19 lockdown regulations have placed strict limitations on both domestic and international travel. With the restriction of movement employees have either cancelled their annual leave or are holding onto their days with the hope of taking a break after the Covid crisis, notes Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. As a result of this, companies are faced with the challenge of accumulated unused leave which presents a financial risk. A recent survey by Wills Towers Watson shows that one-third of local companies have had to change their staff holiday policy due to Covid-19,…

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