Five Things You Need To Know When You Wake Up: Election day a public holiday in SA

Five Things You Need To Know When You Wake Up: Election day a public holiday in SA

A day is cleared of any work in SA for citizens to participate in the local government elections.

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It's Tuesday morning with Darren, Keri, and Sky and here are the five stories to keep you in the know.

We kick off today's 'Five Things' with the story about the houseboat fire at Jozini Dam. 

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The managing director of the houseboat that went up in flames on the Jozini Dam on Saturday says all they know at this stage is that the fire started in one of the engine rooms. The search continues for a second crew member who is presumed drowned. Read the rest of the story here

Two killed in luxury cruise blaze on Jozini Dam
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According to economists at the Bureau for Economic Research (BER), motorists in South Africa should expect a “notable rise” in fuel prices in November as global oil prices continue to climb.

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An American navy engineer accused of hiding restricted information about nuclear-powered submarines in a peanut butter sandwich faces espionage-related charges, according to federal court documents unsealed Sunday. 

Now, that's a little funny!

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As if 'Squid Game' wasn’t harrowing enough already, an animator has remixed it with 'Toy Story', leaving fans and viewers in awe at the mashup. In the remix you never knew you needed it, but now will not be able to ever un-see as you watch the rest of the South Korean hit series, an animator has brilliantly made ‘Sid Game’. Watch it here

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared 1 November 2021 - the date for the local government elections - as a public holiday.

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