Press Releases

Triller Introduces the Metaverz: Your All-Access Pass to Global Entertainment

Triller partners with Epik and the entertainment industry’s biggest artists to create the world’s first integrated virtual music, gaming, sports and live events platform   Link to a video preview of the Metaverz here. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Triller, the leading AI-powered creator platform, is taking its creator-first approach to the metaverse. Today, […]

Human Rights

Deadline extended to participate in survey about metered-taxi supply and demand

The deadline to participate in the demand-and-supply survey for hail-and-ride customers and metered-taxi operators, including those using e-hailing platforms, has been extended to Monday 24 October 2022. Those interested to participate can do so by either downloading the cellphone application from app stores, or going online. The questionnaire is intended for customers who make use […]

Production

City to commence with second phase of roadworks in Uitsig and Cravenby

The City of Cape Town’s Urban Mobility Directorate is set to commence with the next phase of resealing various roads in Uitsig and Cravenby from Monday, 17 October 2022. Residents can expect the work to continue until Tuesday, 22 November 2022, pending unforeseen delays and inclement weather. The work is planned to take place on […]

Production

Striking Workers Bring Freight Rail and Ports to Standstill in South Africa

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA — A strike by 36,000 South African freight rail and port workers who are seeking a wage increase for inflation has entered its second week. The strike is costing South Africa’s economy an estimated $44 million a day. Anele Kiet, deputy secretary-general of the South African Transport and Allied Workers Union, […]

Internal Affairs

Regional Governor in Somalia Puts Bounty on al-Shabab Chiefs

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA — A governor in central Somalia has announced rewards of up to $25,000 for anyone who kills an Islamist militant with the al-Shabab terrorist group. The governor of Hiiraan region also directed military and clan militias to kill the wives and mothers of al-Shabab members. Rights groups and security experts expressed alarm at […]

Internal Affairs

City to commence with road resealing in Oakdale

The City of Cape Town’s Urban Mobility Directorate is set to commence with the resealing of Binneman and Burlington Roads between the N1 and Van Der Stel Road in Okadale from Monday, 17 October 2022. Residents can expect the work to continue until Tuesday, 8 November 2022, pending unforeseen delays and inclement weather. The work […]