Priority to be given to S.Africans stranded at airports abroad

Minister Naledi Pandor said of the 1,471 South Africans were stranded overseas, 723 were students, 204 were employees, 224 were tourists while the status of 320 was unknown. FILE: International Relations Minister Naledi Pandor. Picture: Dirco. JOHANNESBURG – International Relations Minister Naledi Pandor on Tuesday said her department would assist …

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‘Can You Imagine BTC Price if it Had Scaled?’

American Institute for Economic Research editorial director Jeffrey Tucker reignited the long-running Bitcoin scaling debate with a tweet earlier today. The economist — who has long been a proponent of Bitcoin (BTC) — suggested the current price is much lower than it otherwise would have been because the underlying technology …

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UEFA to discuss Champions League fate in Wednesday meeting

All UEFA competitions have been halted because of the flu-like virus that has killed around 34,000 people, while this year’s European Championship has been pushed back to 2021. FILE: The UEFA Champions League trophy. Picture: AFP BENGALURU – UEFA will discuss the fate of this season’s Champions League and its …

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PE taxis impounded in wildcat strike

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By Mkhuseli Sizani for GroundUp Police and soldiers impounded taxis in Enjoli Square taxi rank in KwaZakhele, Port Elizabeth, on Tuesday, after some taxi operators went on a wildcat strike. They were demanding compensation during the national lockdown to disrupt the spread of COVID-19. Hundreds of social grant beneficiaries and shoppers …

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Smith faces competition for Australia captaincy: Paine

Smith captained the side before Paine but was slapped with a two-year leadership ban over his part in the ball tampering scandal during a Test in Cape Town in 2018. Australia’s batsman Steve Smith avoids a bouncer from New Zealand bowler Neil Wagner on the first day of the second …

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