Monthly Archives: May 2020

Jeffrey Epstein accuser speaks out ahead of Netflix documentary release

One of Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers, Sarah Ransome, says Epstein raped her on his private Caribbean island. She says Epstein had help from two women who were close to him. Ransome, who spoke with “CBS This Morning” co-host Anthony Mason, is featured in the Netflix documentary series “Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich.”

Online schools: Here are some of your options if your kid won’t return to the classroom this year

Annemarie van Wyk , Business Insider Amid continuing uncertainty about children returning to school in South Africa, there are plenty of options for parents considering online-only schooling options.  Curro Online is the latest entrant in the home-based education market. Online learning options start from around R3,500 a year. For more articles, go to Online education providers […]


WRITTEN BY POWER DIGITAL ON 22 MAY 2020 17:27 No applicant has benefitted from Covid-19 relief grant of R350 from the government. This is according to the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) spokesperson Paseka Letsatsi. Moreover, potential beneficiaries should not apply at Sassa branches. “Unfortunately, what we are not doing at Sassa offices is […]

World Health body says Covid-19 ‘taking different path in Africa’

The Covid-19 pandemic has reached a milestone in Africa, with more than 100,000 confirmed cases, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said. It noted that the virus has now spread to every country in the continent since the first case was confirmed in the region 14 weeks ago. “Despite crossing this threshold, the pandemic, which […]

One in 400 people in England has coronavirus, tests suggest

One in 400 people in England is infected with coronavirus, a survey of 11,000 people in households suggests. They were asked to carry out swab tests over the two weeks up to 10 May. This indicates about 148,000 people in England could be currently infected – 0.27% of the population. And this could help ministers […]

The impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) on global poverty: Why Sub-Saharan Africa might be the region hardest hit

COVID-19 is taking its toll on the world, causing deaths, illnesses and economic despair. But how is the deadly virus impacting global poverty? Here we’ll argue that it is pushing about 40-60 million people into extreme poverty, with our best estimate being 49 million. Nowcasting global poverty is not an easy task. It requires assumptions […]

WHO to study Madagascar’s drug to treat COVID-19

WHO gets in touch with Madagascar, after country’s president slammed global health body for not endorsing its drug ANKARA The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday said that it is in touch with Madagascar over its herbal drink Covid Organics (CVO) — believed to cure coronavirus or COVID-19 patients. ”We are in touch with the […]

From the desk of the President (11th May 2020)

Dear Fellow South African, Since the beginning of May, when we began the gradual easing of the nation-wide coronavirus lockdown, many people have started returning to work. As part of the phased recovery of the economy, companies in certain specified industries have been able to resume part or all of their operations. The national coronavirus […]

Madagascar slams WHO for not endorsing its herbal cure

President Rajoelina said WHO has shut eyes, as a drug to combat COVID-19 has been discovered by a poor African country ANKARA Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina has slammed the World Health Organization for not endorsing its COVID-19 herbal cure. Last month, the Malagasy president officially launched Covid-Organics (CVO), an organic herbal concoction, claiming that it […]