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Sweegen Expands Sugar Reduction Portfolio With High-Intensity Sweetener Brazzein

Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., Oct. 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sweegen is expanding its extensive sweetener portfolio in early 2022 with the zero-calorie, high-intensity sweetener brazzein.  The product was developed in collaboration with long-term innovation partner Conagen, which has scaled it to commercial production. Brazzein is a small, heat-stable protein, 500 to 2,000 times sweeter […]

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New Research in Kosovo Highlights Connection Between Children’s Poor Vision and Learning and Development

Study underscores link between uncorrected poor vision and children’s potential DALLAS, Oct. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — A new study, a collaboration of  the Vision Impact Institute, EdGuard Institute, and ESSILOR’s Vision for Life™ social impact fund, offers new insight into the correlation between uncorrected poor vision and children’s functional, learning, and behavioral capacities. The study, the […]

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Ngqushwa local municipality high ranking officials released on bail

Misiwe Phyllis Mpahlwa (54) former Ngqushwa Local Municipal Manager, Mkhuseli Wiseman Mxekezo (49) the existing Director of Corporate Services, Tinus Matthysen (66) former Acting Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Ngqushwa Local Municipality were release…

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Ten years direct imprisonment for drug trafficking

The Verulam Magistrates’ Court convicted and sentenced Ibrahim Cook (31) to ten years direct imprisonment for dealing in drugs.Cook was arrested at the King Shaka International Airport on 10 December 2014 after information of drug trafficking was recei…

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Former Ngqushwa Municipality officials in court over corruption, fraud

Former Ngqushwa Local Municipal Manager, Misiwe Phyllis Mpahlwa (54), and her co-accused have been each released on R1000 bail after they were arrested on allegations of fraud and corruption.Mpahlwa, the municipality’s director of corporate services …

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Government Communications on passing of veteran journalist Val Boje

The Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) joins the media and communications sector in mourning the passing of veteran journalist, Ms Valerie Boje. According to the media statement issued by the National Press Club, Val passed away in…

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Presidency on 8 nominees for position of Chief Justice

President Cyril Ramaphosa wishes to thank members of the public for responding to his invitation to participate in the process of nominating the next Chief Justice of the Republic of South Africa. The process began on 16 September 2021 when President C…

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R5.8 billion insurance claims paid to July unrest hit businesses

The South African Special Risk Insurance Association (Sasria) has to date paid out R5.8 billion in claims to businesses that suffered damages during the July unrest in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng.This was on Monday revealed by the National Treasury and S…

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