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How Recently Rebranded Airlink Became Africa’s Second Biggest Airline

After having severed ties with troubled South African Airways and launching its own brand last November, Airlink, as it is now called, is the African continent’s second-biggest airline after Ethiopian Airlines. When looking at OAG data cited by airline and airport network planning website anna.aero, the newly independent airline offers almost 1.2 million seats for sale during summer in the southern hemisphere. Airlink’s busiest route is JNB to CPT. Photo: Airlink Of those seats, OAG data shows that three-quarters

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How Recently Rebranded Airlink Became Africa’s Second Biggest Airline

The 'cradle' of penguins in Australia

If there is something that has roots in the collective imagination, it is the association between the polar cold and the penguins. Since Disney turned them into cartoons, in the 1930s, it has become impossible to imagine them away from the ice of the South of the World, although those who visit the Ecuadorian Galapagos Islands or South Africa are surprised to enjoy their colonies. But where did these mysterious and friendly birds originate? This is the question that was the head of the Brazilian biologist, Juliana

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The 'cradle' of penguins in Australia

South African Rand Price Forecast: USD/ZAR Tests Key Fibonacci Support

Rand Dollar Price Action: USD/ZAR price action edged higher today, buoyed by a decrease in demand for Emerging Market currencies along with US Dollar strength. Despite the approval of an additional $1.9 Trillion US Fiscal Stimulus Package, the USD remained resilient as an increase in global Covid-19 related cases combined with rising US Treasury yields bolstered the demand for the safe-haven currency. Given the current economic conditions, the Rand remained resilient despite South Africa recording its greatest

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South African Rand Price Forecast: USD/ZAR Tests Key Fibonacci Support

Holidays chaos as ALL travel corridors closed meaning all entering country must quarantine

BORIS Johnson is to shut all travel corridors as of Monday amid mounting concerns over new strains of coronavirus originating overseas. What are the new rules? As concerns mount over a growing number of coronavirus strains originating from around the globe, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to slam shut all travel corridors. The new rules will come into effect on Monday at 4:00am. This means all travellers entering the UK will be required to endure ten days of mandatory quarantine. Anyone found to be breaking

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Holidays chaos as ALL travel corridors closed meaning all entering country must quarantine

Emirates Airlines suspends flights to two countries

The airline cited 'operational reasons' for the suspension. (Supplied) Dubai carrier Emirates Airlines has suspended flights to South Africa and Australia for operational reasons, the airline announced over the weekend. Flights to and from South Africa will temporarily be suspended from January 16 to January 28 due to operational reasons. The last three flights to three South African destinations – Cape Town, Durban, and Johannesburg departed from Dubai on January 15. Passengers holding tickets with final

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Emirates Airlines suspends flights to two countries

The Netherlands Tightens COVID Testing Requirements

The Dutch government has ramped up its testing-related entry restrictions for passengers from certain countries. With case numbers and death rates alarmingly high, as well as the presence of a new mutation of coronavirus, the UK is among these high-risk territories. But what do the new requirements entail? New measures in force as of today The Dutch government announced earlier this week that it would be tightening its coronavirus testing requirements for certain passengers. As of today, the Netherlands will

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The Netherlands Tightens COVID Testing Requirements

Galaxy Buds Pro and Samsung SmartTags launched in South Africa

Galaxy Buds Pro and SmarTags are soon to arrive (Image credit: Future) Samsung didn't just reveal their new smartphone range during their unpacked event. Another two big reveals delighted Samsung fans: The Galaxy Buds Pro and SmartTags were shown off, along with their local pricing. Galaxy Buds Pro Samsung launched the Galaxy Buds Live last year to much fanfare and have followed up with another great offer for the wireless earbud market. The Galaxy Buds Pro build on the tiny shell design with pretty good

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Galaxy Buds Pro and Samsung SmartTags launched in South Africa

How to grow gerberas

Gerberas bear huge daisy-like blooms on long stems, from clumps of lobed leaves. Long-flowering, they’re perfect for pots, adding colour to borders and even indoor conservatory displays. Gerberas also work well as a cut flower – the large, bold blooms are borne on sturdy single stems and last for weeks in a vase. Gerbera daisies come in many colours from bright shades of hot pink, red and yellow to cooler pastel yellows, pale pink and white. Most gerberas originate from South Africa, hence the common names

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How to grow gerberas

World cannot be fixated on IP rights when it comes to COVID-19 vaccines

Only this will ensure speedy delivery of vaccines across borders and to all A proposal by India, South Africa and eight others calls on World Trade Organisation (WTO) to exempt member countries from enforcing some patents and other Intellectual Property (IP) rights under Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) for a limited period. It is to ensure that IP rights do not restrict the rapid scaling- up of manufacturing of COVID-19 vaccines and treatments. While a few member- countries have

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World cannot be fixated on IP rights when it comes to COVID-19 vaccines

People arriving in Wales from abroad will have mandatory covid test

Anyone travelling into Wales from abroad will have to take a test 72 hours before departure Travellers will have to prove they have got a negative test Passengers arriving in Wales from abroad will have to show a negative coronavirus test result before they depart to help protect against new strains of coronavirus. From 4am on Monday, January 18 inbound passengers arriving by boat, plane or train from countries outside the Common Travel Area will have to take a test up to 72 hours before departing the country

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People arriving in Wales from abroad will have mandatory covid test

Travellers into Wales from overseas will need a Covid test before departure

The new rule will come into effect from Monday A covid test Passengers arriving into Wales from international destinations will be required to present a negative Covid-19 test before departing. Welsh Government Health Minister Vaughan Gething said the move would help protect against new strains of coronavirus circulating internationally. The test requirement will applies to those arriving in Wales from any UK port or airport and would, for example, include say someone residing in Swansea returning from abroad

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Travellers into Wales from overseas will need a Covid test before departure

Minister insists vaccine works against Brazilian Covid variant as travel ban begins

(Getty Images) A Brazilian variant of the coronavirus is concerning enough to justify stopping flights from South America, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said today. Shapps insists that the decision, which came into force at 4am this morning, was precautionary and does not mean vaccines would not work against the variant. “As with the variant that we saw in Kent or the one in South Africa, it is significant enough to take this precautionary approach of stopping all those flights from Brazil and South America,”

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Minister insists vaccine works against Brazilian Covid variant as travel ban begins

Samsung Galaxy S21 range to drop in South Africa at the end of January

The S21, S21+ and S21 Ultra will be here soon (Image credit: Future) Samsung unveiled its new range of Galaxy S21 smartphones. The much-anticipated launch had many interested in how Samsung was going to improve on the S20. The phone is expected to be available in South Africa from January, 29 which means there isn't a long wait for those who are itching to get their hands on one. While the phone is stocked with new hardware and software, it will be missing one key feature. Much like Apple, Samsung will be

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Samsung Galaxy S21 range to drop in South Africa at the end of January

Emirates Airlines temporarily suspends flights to SA

© Kevin Brandt/EWN. FILE: Cape Town International Airport management welcomed passengers on Emirates flight EK772 from Dubai on 1 October 2020. JOHANNESBURG - Emirates has announced that it was temporarily suspending all flights to and from South Africa. The UAE-based airline said that the suspension would run from Saturday until 28 January due to unspecified operational reasons. Emirates is calling on affected customers to contact their travel agent or the airline's contact centre to discuss rebooking

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Emirates Airlines temporarily suspends flights to SA

Liquidators Want More Power to Probe South African Bitcoin Trader

Photographer: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg The investigation into a failed South African Bitcoin trader is deepening as provisional liquidators appointed to seize control of Mirror Trading International seek to widen the scope of their inquiry. The temporary overseers are wanting to extend their powers to include the right to call witnesses to an insolvency inquiry, appoint investigators and solicit information from banks, said Herman Bester, one of four interim supervisors appointed to begin work on the matter.

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Liquidators Want More Power to Probe South African Bitcoin Trader

Explained: What is known about the new Covid variants?

There is no evidence that the current vaccines won't work against thee new strains Three new variants of Covid-19 have been causing concern in recent times. One that originated in the UK, another that originated in South Africa and more recently a variant that has originated in Brazil. But what are variants and should we be worried about them? Are there just three variants? No, there have been many variants of the virus since it first emerged from Wuhan in China just over a year ago. By their very nature, viruses

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Explained: What is known about the new Covid variants?