TBCSA calls for opening up of borders

*   As a top export earner and high employment creator for low to semi-skilled workers, Tourism has the best potential to reignite South Africa’s economy quickly.  *   International tourism can reopen safely, but it requires an enabling environment, which includes the reopening of international borders, an improved visa regime, air access and better safety for tourists. One industry in particular has the power and potential to reignite South Africa’s ailing economy, but to do so it’s going to need more than support from South Africans, and Government giving the green…

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FASD free country

South Africa has the highest rate of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorders (FASD) globally, according to research published in the American Medical Association journal JAMA Paediatrics . The 9th of September is International FASD Awareness Day and the Association for Alcohol Responsibility and Education (aware.org.za)  together with Foundation for Alcohol Related Research (FARR) is calling on all South Africans to join in on a global movement to support the prevention of FASD and the harm caused by consuming alcohol during pregnancy by working towards a FASD free nation. International FASD Awareness…

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CHIEF WHIP AWARDS COMMUNITY MEDIA HOUSES

The Chief Whip of Council in the City of Ekurhuleni, Cllr, Jongizizwe Dlabathi through his programme dubbed the ‘CHIEF WHIP’S SPECIAL MEDIA RECOGNITION INITIATIVE’ honored Ekurhuleni News and other community media houses for their relentless news coverage that kept the City of Ekurhuleni’s citizen informed during the Covid-19 pandemic.He held the initiative on the 1st of September 2020 which comprised of all community media houses that played an instrumental role in disseminating relevant news amid Covid-19.On the particular day various community media houses were given award plaques in appreciation of…

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AN ALLEGED DRUNK DRIVER PLUNGED INTO A VIBRACRETE FENCE IN VOSLOORUS

An alleged drunk driver plunged into a vibracrete fence securing a house in Vosloorus at Roets Drive (main road) on Monday, September 7, 2020.Sydney Rasiovhoro who was driving a white Toyota Tazz revealed that he was going to buy a beer with his friend when he lost control of the steering wheel, he tried to pull the handbrake up in an effort of stopping the car but it was faulty claims the driver. Busiswe Mgcina who lives in the property where the accident occurred, said to Ekurhuleni news that, “We…

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