Land borders shut as SA struggles to contain Covid-19 infections

President Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced closure of the country’s 20 land ports to the public — with people only allowed to cross in “limited circumstances”. This is after the government realised that many people were being infected at the borders while waiting to be processed. This is one of the two new regulations that have been added to the country’s level 3 lockdown regulations, which have been extended to February 15. The second is the amendment of the curfew by an hour as it moves to 9pm-5am, from 9pm-6am. On…

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Orlando Pirates vs Swallows FC: Soweto Derby LIVE updates

Thembinkosi Lorch of Orlando Pirates

by Zaahid Nanabhay THE SOUTH AFRICAN Follow all of the live action from this afternoon’s DStv Premiership Soweto Derby between Orlando Pirates and Swallows FC below.   Orlando Pirates host Soweto rivals Swallows FC in a mouth-watering DStv Premiership clash at the Orlando Stadium this afternoon. This afternoon’s clash is the first time Orlando Pirates and Swallows FC are meeting since 2014 with Ntsikeleo Nyauza and Happy Jele the only survivors from the 1-1 draw at the time. Both Orlando Pirates and Swallows FC head into this afternoon’s Soweto Derby…

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Almost half of SA’s oil refining seen shut until 2022

Glencore Plc Plant

Would force heavy reliance on fuel imports. By Paul Burkhardt, Bloomberg   South African plants owned by Glencore Plc and Petroliam Nasional Bhd that make up 43% of the nation’s oil-refining capacity are expected to stay shut until at least 2022, according to energy consultant Citac. Astron Energy, a unit of Glencore, has yet to restart the 100 000 barrel-a-day Cape Town refinery after a deadly explosion and fire in July. Petronas unit Engen’s Durban plant also stopped production in December after a fire. The closures will force South Africa…

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The NewsHorn team is proud to bring you our latest edition which is the 210th edition. If you thought you missed it, well you didn’t. Follow the link below for the latest news: NEW—-CLICK OUR ADVERTS WITH EMBEDDED LINKS IN THIS EDITION AND LET IT TAKE YOU DIRECTLY TO THEIR WEBSITE.

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