Load Shedding Mbombela | Nelspruit from 5th February 2021


By Deneys Nieuwoudt 5th Feb 2021 LOAD SHEDDING – CoCT: You’re on Stage 1 CURRENT: Stage 2 Planned to start at 12:00 until Sunday evening! Nelspruit Hoerskool (10) NEXT: STAGE 2 17:00 – 19:00 Mbombela CBD (10) NEXT: STAGE 2 17:00 – 19:00 Mbombela (9) Eskom Direct (Web), Mbombela, Mpumalanga NEXT: STAGE 2 15:00 – 17:30 Mbombela Stadium (12) Mbombela City NEXT: STAGE 2 21:00 – 23:00 Mbombela Eskom Direct (Web), Mbombela, Mpumalanga NEXT: STAGE 2 15:00 – 17:30

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All you need to know about the new Tourism Equity Fund, not relief fund

Tourism Equity (not relief) Fund

February 1st, 2021 Information provided by SATSA: The Department of Tourism, in partnership with the Small Enterprise Finance Agency (SEFA), has launched the long-anticipated Tourism Equity Fund (TEF). The fund will be used to provide debt finance and grants to black entrepreneurs in the tourism sector, and especially women and youth, to create a more inclusive and representative sector. Delivering her opening address, Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane said that broadening participation in the tourism sector to South Africans of all races, ages and genders can only enrich the tourism sector to…

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Parallels between drug Ivermectin and illegal tobacco trade


Alex Rose-Innes Ivermectin THE drug Ivermectin which had made huge inroads into the black market as treatment for COVID-19 shows uncanny parallels with the illegal cigarette trade. The drug which is used to treat parasites in animal are touted by scientists without unsubstantiated proof of its use in humans as vaccine for the pandemic as vaccines are running out across the globe due to high demand. A businessman from KwaZulu-Natal had been nabbed at OR Tambo International at the beginning of this year with thousands of Ivermectin tablets. As health…

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Travel ban on non US-citizens returning from SA

Travel Ban on non-Americans returning from SA

Staff Reporter   US President Joe Biden had imposed a travel ban on most non-US citizens entering the country who had recently been to South Africa. The ban had started over the past weekend. A senior Biden spokesperson said that an entry ban would also be re-imposed on American citizens who had travelled to Brazil, the United Kingdom, Ireland and 26 countries in Europe allowing travel across open borders. “We are adding SA to the restricted list because of the concerning variant present that has already spread beyond SA,” Dr…

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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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Read the 211th edition of your favorite independent newspaper!

211 head

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.   https://newshorn.co.za/independant-newspaper/previous-editions/

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