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SA mines have vaccinated nearly half their workforce

Today at 12:29 PM, via News24

South Africa mining companies have fully vaccinated slightly more than 203 000 of the industry’s workers, said Roger Baxter, chief executive officer of Minerals Council South Africa, the industry lobby group for big producers.

South Africa

Road users urged to exercise caution ahead of the long weekend

Today at 12:09 PM, via SABC News

Gauteng Traffic Police have urged road users to exercise caution ahead of the long weekend. This as many road users and holidaymakers are expected to travel to various destinations to spend Heritage Day and the weekend with their families and friends.

Education

Uganda: Schools Will Re-Open in January 2022 – Museveni

Today at 11:46 AM, via AllAfrica

[Independent (Kampala)] Entebbe, Uganda — Primary and secondary schools will re-open next year after 4.8 million people in priority and vulnerable groups are fully vaccinated. That includes teachers and 330,000 students aged 18 years and above.

Science/Tech

R40 billion plan to say goodbye to Eskom

Today at 12:46 PM, via MyBroadband

Mining companies in South Africa are considering spending as much as R40 billion to construct 2,000 megawatts of power generation capacity.