Good News 14:00
BULLETIN 9 February 2 pm
Good afternoon, here is your Good News:
# Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency CEO, Mduduzi Vilakazi, has welcomed FlySafair’s launch of a direct route between Cape Town International Airport and Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport just outside the Kruger National Park. The inaugural flight for this route is planned for the second of April, with tickets starting at one-thousand-851-rands. Vilakazi says this new route will boost the economy of the province and will make travelling between the two tourism hotspots more accessible:
# Western Cape MEC of Police Oversight and Community Safety, Reagen Allen, says the continued interventions by the Mossel Bay, Overstrand and Swartland K9 and Rural Safety Units, are showing how the lives of criminals are continuously becoming more uncomfortable. Between the 22nd of last month and last week Sunday, the units with the support of law enforcement agencies arrested 36 individuals for various crimes. Allen says the provincial government is working to create safer communities:
# The likes of Oprah Winfrey, Victoria Beckham, Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell and Serena Williams are among 40 women on British Vogue’s latest cover. The cover is in celebration of the magazine’s outgoing editor Edward Enninful. He made history as the first man and the first black person to lead the century-old glossy publication. Enninful says he selected the 40 women as they have reached beyond fashion and culture to change the fabric of society in the 2020s, in ways small and large and always positive.
# American football: R&B singer Usher says his Super Bowl half-time show in Las Vegas on Sunday will be a crescendo marking a new beginning in his 30-year career. He will be the first-ever independent artist to take the stage, having left his previous record label, RCA, to self-release his album, Coming Home. Speaking to Apple Music, Usher, says there are a lot of things he has included in his performance including a skating sequence:
# And finally: A study shows to the possibility of a reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease in men taking Viagra. Scientists did research on over 260-thousand men and found those taking the drug for erectile dysfunction were 18-percent less likely to develop the dementia-causing condition. BBC News reports scientists are also searching for existing drugs that could prevent or delay Alzheimer’s. Viagra was originally designed to treat high blood pressure, and works by acting on a cell-signalling messenger that may also be linked to memory.
Stay tuned for more news………….