DA wants Gauteng govt to make public SIU report on R431m school sanitisation tender

A worker sanitises desks in a classroom. According to the DA, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi needs to release details around the SIU probe on sanitisation of schools, for transparency. The party said Lesufi was delaying justice for children who were without resources.  The SIU is probing the irregular awarding of tenders for school decontamination, … Read more

FDA panel is first key test for President Biden’s coronavirus vaccine booster plan

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration’s embattled plan to dispense COVID-19 booster shots to most Americans faced its first major hurdle Friday as a government advisory panel met to decide whether to endorse extra doses of the Pfizer vaccine. Scientists inside and outside the government have been divided in recent days over the need for boosters … Read more

Houston rapper Scarface undergoes kidney transplant thanks to his son

Nearly one year since searching for a kidney donor on Twitter, Houston rapper Scarface is now recovering from the life-saving operation after receiving a kidney from his son. In October 2020, Scarface took to Twitter in search of a potential kidney donor after suffering irreparable damage to his kidneys since contracting COVID-19 in March 2020. … Read more

Kyle Rittenhouse update: Kenosha, Wisconsin judge on evidence ahead of November trial in shooting case

KENOSHA, Wis. (WLS) — The Kyle Rittenhouse case returns to court Friday as a Kenosha judge holds a key hearing. The Antioch teenager is accused of killing two men and wounding a third during a protest following the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha last year. The Kenosha County judge denied the prosecution’s effort to … Read more

FDA To Consider Pfizer Application For COVID Booster Shots On Friday – CBS Houston

SAN JOSE (KPIX) — Pfizer and Moderna are pushing for a third “booster” dose of their mRNA vaccines to be administered. The Biden Administration was on board a month ago. “You will be able to get booster shots at one of approximately 80,000 vaccination locations nationwide. It will be easy,” said President Biden. However, the … Read more

FDA To Consider Pfizer Application For COVID Booster Shots On Friday – CBS Chicago

SAN JOSE (KPIX) — Pfizer and Moderna are pushing for a third “booster” dose of their mRNA vaccines to be administered. The Biden Administration was on board a month ago. READ MORE: Hundreds Of Cars Roll Through Downtown For Second Night To Celebrate Mexican Independence Day “You will be able to get booster shots at … Read more

New York Governor Kathy Hochul signs Less Is More Act, announces release of 191 Rikers Island inmates

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — New York Governor Kathy Hochul is answering Mayor Bill de Blasio’s call to take action on the crisis at Rikers Island, signing the Less is More Act Friday and announcing that 191 inmates being held on non violent technical parole violations will be released immediately. The bill, which takes effect … Read more

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