Fine Dining Lovers has reported that scammers based in India are blackmailing American Fine Dining restaurants to remove negative reviews which they have posted without ever having eaten there, in exchange for payment.
The publication quotes the New York Times that Top Restaurants are being awarded 1 out of 5 star reviews on Google, without photographs or a description, and the review writers never having eaten at the establishments. Continue reading →
Vaccinations are on everyone’s lips and on some of our arms, I having had my first Pfizer vaccination at the Somerset Hospital last week.
Having only followed the vaccination at arm’s length, pardon the pun, I am far more aware about the vaccination status in our country, more than 2,3 million residents having been vaccinated to date. Continue reading →
BusinessTech reports that President Cyril Ramaphosa called American President-Elect Joe Biden two days ago, focusing on how the two leaders can strengthen African and American ties, and overcome the Corona Pandemic. Our President wished Biden and Vice-President-Elect Kamala Harris well for their term of Office, due to start on 20 January 2021.
Biden visited South Africa in the ‘Seventies, and was arrested when he tried to visit the late Nelson Mandela in prison, The New York Times reports. Continue reading →
Last night’s episode 10 of ‘Hayden Quinn: South Africa‘ showed Hayden Quinn leaving South Africa, and visiting the beautiful Lesotho, ‘Kingdom in the Sky‘, southernmost land-locked country in Africa, and completely surrounded by South Africa. The content of the episode was motivated by the Katse Fish Farms, which grows trout in Lesotho, a supplier to Woolworths in a production process which is linked to the company’s sister operation Three-Streams Smokehouse in Franschhoek. Content-wise it was the thinnest episode, both in terms of little meaningful information provided, and even in terms of the few TV commercials flighted!
Hayden was seen on a horse in a traditional BaSotho outfit, with a blanket wrapped around him and wearing a BaSotho hat. It was explained to him that Lesotho is 3800 meters above sealevel, its lowest regions still being higher than South Africa, and therefore the locals keep warm by wrapping the blankets around them. About three-quarters of the country is rural.
In a village near the Katse Dam, Hayden met Rose Lekhoakhoa, a teacher and cook, who grows vegetables Continue reading →