Michael Gove: I referred offers of help with PPE to the appropriate civil service channels – video

Michael Gove has said he referred all offers of help with personal protective equipment during the coronavirus pandemic to the ‘appropriate civil service channels’. The levelling up secretary was being asked about the Conservative peer Michelle Mone contacting him on his personal email to recommend a PPE business, after the Guardian revealed she and her … Read more

BTS Announces Hiatus as Each Member Will Enlist for Service in the Korean Military

International supergroup BTS has announced via their label and management company Big Hit Music, that they will enter into a self-imposed hiatus as all seven members of the K-Pop band will be serving in the South Korean military, per the country’s conscription system. South Korea mandates that all able-bodied men serve at least 18 months … Read more

BTS Will Begin Military Service Soon, With Plans to Reunite in 2025

For years, speculation surrounding BTS and military enlistment has dominated news cycles, with talks of potential exemptions and extra deferments popping up seemingly every other week. But that changed today. On October 17, BigHit Music confirmed the seven members will be fulfilling their mandatory military service beginning soon.  BigHit Music confirmed the news of BTS’s … Read more

Heatwave to intensify in Gauteng warns weather service | The Citizen

Gauteng Weather has warned that the current heatwave is expected to intensify across the province on Thursday. Gauteng has been experiencing scorching weather with the mercury breaking the 30°C mark since the season kicked in. Temperatures The forecasted temperatures once again soars to excessive levels. The regional weather services forecast that temperatures in Johannesburg and … Read more

PODCAST: Emfuleni mayor Sipho Radebe discusses service delivery challenges in his municipality | The Citizen

Service delivery remains a headache for many South Africans who are either complaining about lack of adequate water, electricity shortages and potholes among other things. Emfuleni municipality, based in the south of Johannesburg, has for years been dominating news headlines, and in many instances, for all the wrong reasons. The municipality in question has been … Read more

SA Weather Service issues level 2 warning for damaging winds in parts of Western Cape | The Citizen

The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has issued a yellow level 2 warning for damaging winds leading to difficulty in navigation at sea along the coast between Gansbaai in the Western Cape and Alexander Bay in the Northern Cape until Tuesday morning. Monday’s weather service Gauteng: Fine and warm. The expected UVB sunburn index: Very … Read more

Distrokid launches Music Video Distribution Service

Self-serve music distribution platform Distrokid has announced the launch of DistroVid. In an email to users, DistroKid says that artists can use the service to distribute music videos to Apple Music, Amazon, Vevo, and TIDAL. “To upload unlimited videos for 1 artist, DistroVid membership costs $99 per year. Additional artist slots are $49 per year … Read more