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07
APR
12pm

THE GAME ZONE

rep your turf
Team sphe vs team naves
Decipher the answer from the provided clues.
You get 3 clues only
If you don’t know say pass
30 second timer per team only
07
APR
12pm

THE CONNECTING ROOM

The spread of Covid-19 has challenged the global economy, and its impact is likely to be long lasting.
As countries go into lockdown, consumer demand is falling, while production across all sectors is struggling to maintain output levels in the face of self-isolation.
Mzansi experienced significant retrenchments last year.
With the Covid-19 outbreak negatively impacting the global economy, South Africa could experience more lay-offs.
07
APR
12pm

THE HOT BOX

In johannesburg yesterday, hundreds of traders collected temporary permits allowing them to sell goods during the lockdown.
Last week cooperative governance minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma announced informal traders could again start earning a living during the lockdown.
some informal traders are calling on President Cyril Ramaphosa to compensate them so as to be able to pay for rent and buy groceries for their families.
06
APR
12pm

PUSHA PHANDA

Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator has committed to the Government to reach 3 million young people in 3 weeks.
The 3Million.3Weeks campaign was launched in affiliation with the Solidarity Fund and in partnership with the National Youth Development Agency, Tshepo 1 Million, Afrika Tikkun, ENKE and a few other partners.
The aim is to reach 3 million young people to assist and support them with information and advice during the national lockdown
06
APR
12pm

THE GAME ZONE

THE ROYALE DASH
TEAM SPHE VS TEAM NAvES
EACH TEAM HAS 25 seconds TO ANSWER 5 QUESTIONS
SFX - 25 TIMER, BUZZER, APPLAUSE, SCATHING LAUGHTER
06
APR
12pm

THE CONNECTING ROOM

The owner of the popular South African sneaker store Shelflife, Nick Herbert, says the problem of fake sneakers and related scams is rife in South Africa.
In a recent blog, Herbert reported a flood of tipoffs from the public about Instagram accounts and websites selling fake sneakers, or not delivering anything at all.
Herbert says con artists in South Africa are increasingly using social media to find new victims and to add a sense of authenticity to their scams.
In one case, an alleged scam artist identified by
One of the alleged sneaker scammers is currently advertising new “Nike Airmax 97” sneakers on Instagram at half the price of most official local retailers, with free two-day delivery included.
The image used for ad is clearly a screenshot from another source, and still has graphic elements from the original photo, but the seller claims to have stock of this particular sneaker, with five different colour options, in sizes from two to 11.
Online complaints suggest that he regularly fails to deliver paid-for goods at all.
06
APR
12pm

THE HOT BOX

14 year old Simphiwe Sibeko was recently found in a stream next to a tree after she went missing.
Her perpetrator had raped and assaulted her before tossing her body in the stream near Emndeni, Soweto.
Simphiwe’s family had last seen her on Thursday when she went to a nearby spaza shop to buy snacks for the family.
Her death comes as the country is still in Covid-19 lockdown, which has significantly decreased crime levels in the country.
However, the restrictions of public movement have seen a sharp spike of cases of gender-based violent crimes, with as many as 2 300 complaints registered within the first five days of the lockdown
Last Thursday, police minister Bheki Cele said police had received more than 87,000 gender-based complaints in the first week of the lockdown.
On Sunday, he said that while murder, robberies and hijackings were down, gender-based violence remained a problem.
03
APR
12pm

THE CONNECTING ROOM

A woman in Johannesburg who voluntarily disclosed her Covid-19 infection to her neighbourhood has been subjected to harassment, stigmatisation and victimisation.
In a statement posted on social media her family claims their neighbours called a raid on her by the SAPS and ambulance personnel without telling her.
They said her neighbours had reported that she was a danger to their lives by being on the property.
Her family claimed that this was followed by a text message from one of her neighbours, demanding the test results of her family, as well as her staff members.
The woman voluntarily went for testing two weeks ago after presenting several symptoms.
Five days later, she received her results, which revealed that she had tested positive for the deadly virus, which originated in Wuhan, China.
After driving herself to a hospital for further care, the woman was allegedly instructed to go home to self-isolate.
She also got her son and staff tested. They have since been in self-isolation, waiting for their results.
03
APR
12pm

THE HOT BOX

Police Minister Bheki Cele has hit out at the Western Cape government for implementing "provincial regulations" which differ from the State of Disaster regulations set out by national government.
This week The Western Cape government announced that it would relax a ban on selling tobacco products and would be allowing customers in that province to buy cigarettes with their groceries.
Cele says There is no province that has a special dispensation out of the regulations that have been signed by the minister.
He urged business to ignore what had been said in the province and only follow what was contained in the regulations as signed by Dlamini Zuma.
02
APR
12pm

THE GAME ZONE

Where in the world is Sipho?
Use the offered clued to guess where in the world is Sipho
02
APR
12pm

TECH ME TO THE FUTURE

The World Health Organization is partnering with major video game makers in support of online gaming as a way to keep people indoors to help fight the new coronavirus.
The partnership comes as online video game play has increased as governments across the world ordered citizens to stay home in an effort to stop the virus from spreading.
Eighteen video game industry leaders teamed up with the WHO to create a program called #PlayApartTogether.
The companies say they will share messages about the virus with gamers and urge them to follow the WHO’s safety advice.
The messages will include suggestions on things such as physical distancing and cleanliness. They will also advise on ways to behave around others to avoid spreading or catching the virus.
02
APR
12pm

THE CONNECTING ROOM

The Chinese city of Shenzhen has banned the eating of dogs and cats as part of a wider clampdown on the wildlife trade since the emergence of the new coronavirus.
Scientists suspect the coronavirus passed to humans from animals.
Some of the earliest infections were found in people who had exposure to a wildlife market in the central city of Wuhan, where bats, snakes, civets and other animals were sold.
The disease has infected more than 935,000 people around the world and killed some 47,000 of them.
Authorities in the southern Chinese technology hub said the ban on eating dogs and cats would come into force on May 1.

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