South African and British scientists are set to meet, to try a hash out a way to get South Africa off the UK’s travel red list.
A widespread campaign by the government and the tourism sector is underway to get the travel ban lifted, before the peak tourist season hits.
The UK government says the prevalence of the Beta variant in SA – even in small numbers – is concerning as it can potentially circumvent vaccines.
But health specialists say regular monitoring of variants in local systems has proven otherwise.
Meanwhile, the tourism sector is pushing for the UK to give SA the green light, as this is our biggest foreign tourist market.
In other news – Wedding bells for DJ Zinhle? – Family calls for Murdah Bongz to pay for damages
It appears musician and businesswoman DJ Zinhle and her partner Murdah Bongz could be getting married soon. This comes after the recent trailer of her reality television show DJ Zinhle: The Unexpected.
Zinhle can be seen telling her best friend Pearl Thusi that she is moving. “I need to talk to you about why I am moving.” The star then adds that she is suffering. “Are you getting married?” Asked Pearl. Zinhle then broke into tears and did not respond to Pearl Thusi’s question. Learn More