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SA Canoeing Champs, St Francis – Hamish Lovemore and Esti Van Tonder both toppled the established giants of marathon paddling by winning the men’s and women’s’ titles at the SA Marathon Championships in St. Francis on Sunday.
PORT ELIZABETH, EASTERN CAPE & SOUTHERN COAST:
Daily Covid-19 update: 107 new deaths reported in SA, latest global developments – The total number of Covid-19 related deaths stands at 17,780.
Covid virus ‘survives for 28 days’ in lab conditions – The virus responsible for Covid-19 can remain infectious on surfaces such as banknotes, phone screens and stainless steel for 28 days, researchers say.
NATIONAL COMMAND COUNCIL & LOCKDOWN:
New set of rules announced for the opening of cinemas and theatres – Last week the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa published directions on the gatherings related to sport, arts and cultural activities.
SOUTH AFRICA & AFRICAN CONTINENT:
IN PICTURES | Cape Town kiters gather at Dolphin Beach for a flash fly – The theme is #HopeOnTheRise: Cape Town kiters gathered at Dolphin Beach for a flash fly on day 2 of the virtual Cape Town International Kite Festival
GOVERNMENT & POLITICS:
Ace Magashule’s potential arrest opens up new avenues for ANC’s future leadership battles – It is clear that the internal dynamics within the ANC around corruption and potential arrests are now moving closer to what soon may turn into a dramatic development.
DA ‘gunning’ for Malema, EFF MP over tweets – The party says it will lay a criminal complaint against Malema and the EFF MP for posting tweets of machine guns after protests by farmers in Senekal.
‘We are turning the tide against health sector corruption’ – SIU head – In the first of a series of seminars aimed at discussing corruption in the health sector, Maverick Citizen Editor Mark Heywood spoke to advocate Andy Mothibi, the head of the Special Investigating Unit
South Africa takes a step closer to land expropriation – Parliament will now follow its processes to consider the bill which was gazetted on Friday.
Dear ANC, riding monsters for political gain will cost you dearly – You really, really should learn from the GOP.
TECHNOLOGY & TELEVISION:
BUSINESS, MONEY & ECONOMY:
How AI and Machine Learning can help accountants stay competitive – AI is already good at automating repetitive accountancy tasks, which increases accuracy and efficiency, and helps firms to discover hidden insights and trends
Cabinet’s economic recovery plan: an old wish list in new packaging – The details remain vague, but a draft of the cabinet-approved economic recovery plan obtained by Business Maverick focuses on structural reforms including the unbundling of state-run power utility Eskom.
View from SA: Trump heads for term two – Chuck Stephens – President Donald Trump is standing up the Deep State, a controversial notion that the writer of this article believes is real,
Trump claims he’s Covid ‘immune’ as he aims for barrage of rallies in swing states – Questions remain over the president’s health as he plans to return to the campaign trail in Florida on Monday
Planet Mars is at its ‘biggest and brightest’ – Get out there and look up! – Mars is at its biggest and brightest right now as the Red Planet lines up with Earth on the same side of the Sun.
Roland Garros the perfect venue for Nadal to be level best with Federer – The Swiss welcomed his great rival to the 20-title club shortly after Rafael Nadal beat Novak Djokovi
Jake White mulls over SA Rugby’s tough Rugby Championship decision – Jake White has reiterated that the Springboks and SA Rugby are in an unenviable position when it comes to deciding whether or not to play in this year’s Rugby Championship .