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Adrian Gore: Why we support mandatory vaccinations – we don’t have the luxury of time

The recently discovered Omicron variant has stirred debate around the topic of vaccination. Joining Alec Hogg to unpack the subject is Adrian Gore, CEO of the Discovery Group. The founder also provides an update on Discovery’s mandatory vaccine policy, which was first announced in September 2021. “There is a lot of misinformation and fake news…

Peter Major on Impala’s second attempt at Royal Bafokeng Platinum
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Peter Major on Impala’s second attempt at Royal Bafokeng Platinum

Mining guru Peter Major looks at the performance of the commodity sector during 2021, where prices seesawed over the course of the year. Despite the first six months seeing record prices across the board, commodity prices have fallen off a cliff in the second half. The last few weeks have been flooded with mergers and…

Flash Briefing: Covid-19 cases cancel Ballito Rage; vaccine passport on the cards for SA; petrol price blunder
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Flash Briefing: Covid-19 cases cancel Ballito Rage; vaccine passport on the cards for SA; petrol price blunder

After just a day, the Ballito Rage Festival has been cancelled. The annual event came to an abrupt end when party-goers and staff members tested positive for Covid-19. Despite strict protocol, including mandatory vaccination for staff and attendees, 32 guests and four staff members tested positive for the virus. The Department of Health was on-site…

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MAILBOX: Emissions, diesel and electric vehicles in SA – it’s not as simple as you think

BizNews recently republished an article by MyBroadband, which compared the emissions associated with charging an electric vehicle to those of a diesel-powered car. South Africa, with its coal-powered stations, is the 12th-biggest polluter of greenhouse gases in the world. As a result, the conclusion was that running an electric vehicle isn’t any cleaner than driving a diesel…

Stanlib’s Kevin Lings on South Africa’s unemployment disaster 
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Stanlib’s Kevin Lings on South Africa’s unemployment disaster 

Stanlib’s chief economist Kevin Lings unpacks the latest unemployment data, which reveals a decimated South African economy. In the third quarter of 2021, 660,000 jobs were lost in the formal sector. This takes the total to 2.1 million jobs lost since the start of the pandemic. The unemployment rate rose to 34.9% from 34.4% in…

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Market Intelligence Platform IntoTheBlock Partners With Currency.com

The partnership will allow Currency.com traders to access cryptocurrency market intelligence provided by IntoTheBlock. IntoTheBlock, the innovative market intelligence platform for cryptocurrency assets, has today announced a strategic partnership with a high-growth cryptocurrency platform, Currency.com. The partnership will enable Currency.com’s traders to access market-leading intelligence to help inform their cryptocurrency trading and investment decisions. With…

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DAOs Are Continuing to Diversify — A Quick Project Roundup

Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs) are on the rise, and each new project is pushing the boundaries of what these organizations can achieve. From the attempted purchase of a copy of the United States Constitution to the acquisition of physical land ownership minted into NFT’s for a revolutionary governance project, DAO’s are attracting swarms of attention…

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Ethereum Only $100 Away From New All-Time High – Multi Coin Analysis

BeInCrypto takes a look at the price movement for seven different altcoins, including Ethereum (ETH), which is very close to reaching a new all-time high price. BTC Bitcoin (BTC) has been decreasing alongside a descending resistance line since Nov 10, when it reached an all-time high price of $69,000.  The line currently coincides with the…

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Coinbase Acquires Unbound to Bolster Security

Coinbase Global Inc. has acquired Israel-based cryptographic security firm Unbound Security. With the acquisition, Coinbase gains not only some of the world’s most sophisticated cryptographic security experts, but also a presence in the rapidly growing technology hub that is Israel.  Cryptographic expertise Among the talent acquired by Coinbase, Unbound Security co-founder and current Vice President…