China continues lifting Covid restrictions despite near-record case numbers

Covid-19 testing booths were removed in Beijing on Friday, while Shenzhen followed other cities in announcing it would no longer require commuters to present their test results to travel, as an easing of Covid restrictions in China gathered pace. As daily cases hovered near all-time highs, some cities took steps to loosen coronavirus testing requirements … Read more

Legal battle for the right to access apartheid-era records continues | The Citizen

Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR) are fighting on behalf of a non-profit organisation, Open Secrets, for the right to access apartheid-era records held by the Department of Defence and Military Veterans. The case is currently being heard at the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg. 10-Year-long battle “This is an almost 10-year-long fight, which relates … Read more

Trophy drought continues at Chiefs as they crash out of MTN8 | The Citizen

Kaizer Chiefs supporters were stunned into silence and will have to wait a little longer to see their team win a trophy again after crashing out of the MTN8 yesterday afternoon. ALSO READ: Pirates’ Saleng needs to remain humble, Riveiro insists It was AmaZulu who ensured that the drought was prolonged when they knocked the … Read more

Kourtney K’s Sheer Tattoo Shirt Continues Her Mall Goth Phase

Kourtney Kardashian Barker‘s mall goth makeover — coinciding and probably inspired by her romance with Blink-182’s Travis Barker — shows no signs of slowing down. Her latest Punk Lite outfit is a mishmash of Y2K trends that scream “spooky season.” The Poosh founder wore knee-high leather boots, a shiny black satin micro miniskirt (with a … Read more

Oct. 25 Web Event: How the Pandemic Continues To Shape Medicaid Spending, Enrollment and Policy – Findings From KFF’s 22nd Annual Medicaid Budget Survey

The COVID-19 pandemic has driven record rises in Medicaid enrollment and substantial increases in total Medicaid spending. The forthcoming end of the Public Health Emergency — and the subsequent unwinding of additional federal funding for Medicaid and the requirement for continuous coverage — are expected to increase state costs and reduce enrollment. The effects of … Read more

Pre-owned wins as Africa’s luxury resale market continues to grow | The Citizen

The global luxury resale market is booming and this upward trend is also being seen on the African continent.  With the luxury resale market forecast to be worth $51.77 billion by 2026, up from US$32.61 billion in 2021, co-founder of Luxity, Michael Zahariev predicted that by 2027, one in 10 luxury items bought in Africa … Read more

AAD Exhibition showed innovation continues to take place despite SANDF budget cuts | The Citizen

As the dust settles after the biennial 2022 African Aerospace and Defence (AAD) Exhibition at Air Force Base Waterkloof, it’s time to take stock. The past four years have been tough with the 2020 edition cancelled because of the Covid pandemic. But this year AAD had 200 exhibitors from 24 countries, with Turkey the biggest … Read more

Vel Nine Continues To Master The Craft Of Lyricism With “Freakjet” Album |

Posted by: undergroundhiphopblog October 3, 2022 It’s dope see Vel Nine‘s rise as an independent artist from Los Angeles. Following up on her highly acclaimed 2020 release “Trophy Wife“, she continues to master the craft of lyricism with her 5th official album “Freakjet” featuring YL, Starker, … Read more

Ramaphosa hands over new RDP home as Letsema campaign continues despite criticism | The Citizen

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday continued with his Letsema campaign in the Northern Cape despite serious backlash and criticism from the public. The campaign, launched in April this year in Free State, sees ANC officials hitting the road to ensure certain service delivery duties were carried out such as the fixing of potholes and cleaning … Read more

‘Real disconnect’: Provinces and feds point fingers as Canada’s ER crisis continues – National |

Emergency physician Dr. Raghu Venugopal doesn’t mince words when describing the realities his patients have been facing in the emergency departments in which he works in Toronto. “It’s really a dire situation,” he said after a recent shift in the ER. Wait times are “exceedingly long” for even the most urgent care, with some patients … Read more