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South Africans Are Keen To Go On An Immediate Trip To Countries Opening Their Borders

The announcement of South Africa being removed from the red list of the UK and a number of other countries has resulted in an immediate increase in searches for flights from South African travellers. Global travel search site Cheapflights.co.za reveals that international flight searches in January 2022 are up by nearly 31% versus December 2021, most of them for departure in January and February, showing South Africans are eager to travel again – and to take advantage of the summer months. While searches are up compared to December 2021, they are slightly down by approx. 1% compared to pre-pandemic January

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Tug Of War: Balancing Culture With Safety Under Covid-19

Covid-19 has forced us to re-imagine our lives and learn to live with a “new normal”. This includes adapting cherished cultural practices. In a rapidly changing world, tradition feels comforting and familiar. The challenge is balancing the requirements of our cultural practices with the realities of an unforgiving virus. In western Kenya, the Tiriki tribe, for example, is famous for its circumcision ceremonies which involve elaborate masks and body paint. The ceremonies are a rite of passage for young boys eager to join the community as men. When Covid-19 began to spread in Kenya, rumours that the circumcision ceremonies would

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Bybit Completes Integration of Arbitrum

SINGAPORE, 27 January 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/-Bybit, one of the world’s fastest growing cryptocurrency exchanges, has completed the integration of the Arbitrum mainnet. With this integration, Bybit users can now deposit and withdraw Ether (ETH), Tether

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