The Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) should widen its probe into fraudulent transactions involving the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF)’s Covid-19 Ters benefit.
The DA intends to appeal a Gauteng High Court judgment that directed the government to use transformation criteria when providing relief.
The EFF insists that its leaders have no criminal connection to the looting of the VBS Bank. The party said in a statement on Wednesday that it was pleased to hear of the arrests of individuals accused of bankrupting the bank.
Instead of covering this up or ignoring until people forget, they’re actually running an article exposing the story behind the bizarre rushed studies and subsequent retractions. And they even call it a scandal.
Eight men were arrested early on Wednesday morning in connection with the theft of R2,7-billion at VBS Mutual Bank between 2015 and 2018. The National Prosecuting Authority issued a racketeering certificate in which the group is accused of being instrumental in the fleecing of the bank’s resources and its ultimate implosion. They will be prosecuted for a broad range of crimes, including allegations of racketeering, corruption, money laundering, fraud, bribery and theft, Scorpio was told.
Maria Van Kerkhove, head of the World Health Organization’s emerging diseases and zoonosis unit, says transmission of the coronavirus by people who aren’t showing symptoms is “very rare.” She spoke Monday at a briefing in Geneva.
A cheap steroid, which is available from R149 an injection in South Africa, has been hailed as a breakthrough treatment to reduce fatalities among severely ill Covid-19 patients.
The widely available steroid drug dexamethasone may be key in helping to treat the sickest Covid-19 patients who require ventilation or oxygen, according to researchers in the United Kingdom.
Threatened by a voter backlash to the catastrophic impact of the coronavirus lockdown in the 2021 local elections, the African National Congress (ANC) and Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) are working together to undermine the Constitution and postpone the elections – not for a month or two, but for three years.
The Durex advert showcases three couples, two heterosexual and one homosexual, being intimate with each other before reaching for a condom. It is believed to be the first time a same-sex couple has appeared in a Polish commercial.
Road safety organisations are calling for tougher measures instead of banning the sale of alcohol.
Surveying 1,782 LGBTQ people across the United States, AARP found that gay men over the age of 45 are more likely to be single.
Reiki offers incredible potential for healing and spiritual development.
Mikao Usui is the father of Reiki and successfully healed thousands of people with physical, spiritual, and emotional problems.
Reiki has become popular in South Africa during the past 20 years but has been around for 80 years.
As the world races to produce an effective Covid-19 vaccine, some experts are turning their attention to a polio vaccine as a way to provide temporary protection against coronavirus.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has revealed that the National Coronavrius Command Council has not been established in terms of an Act of Parliament.
Flawed methods. Faulty materials. Here’s how to make sense of the wildly different results from current antibody testing.
According to Bill Gates, who appeared on a CNN Town Hall on Thursday, the U.S. system for coronavirus testing is mostly pointless as it currently exists. It isn’t that testing is inherently unhelpful. The problem is the way it’s being conducted in this country.
CoinDesk columnist Nic Carter is a partner at Castle Island Ventures, a venture fund based in Cambridge, Mass. that focuses on public blockchains. He is also the co-founder of Coin Metrics, a blockchain analytics startup.
The Covid-19 death toll may be less than half what has been recorded because many victims of the pandemic would have died soon anyway, one of Britain’s leading medics has said.