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    South African Covid-19 News and Discussions 2

    Are there graphs of current all-in excess mortality on a provincial basis available anywhere?
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    International COVID-19 Updates & Discussion 2

    Spain admits 67% of Covid deaths were old people living in senior living residences. [ Source Article ]
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    International COVID-19 Updates & Discussion 2

    The definition of a positive case seems to have changed radically too in a number of places in the US.
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    Afrihost - Pure Fibre Feedback Thread

    What are the chances for slightly more competitve pricing for Octotel packages above 100/25? If the prices were more in line with competitors I might be interested in spending a bit more but unfortunately they seem to be at the very top end of the price range.
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    Afrihost - Pure Fibre Feedback Thread

    Octotel southern suburbs seems dodge ... pings to 1.1.1.1, 8.8.8.8, 9.9.9.9 all over the place, ranging between 40ms and 400ms
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    Ramaphosa to VF Plus leader Groenewald: BEE is here to stay

    There are state institutions who will rather hire black actuaries from outside the country than white actuaries inside the country if they can't find local black actuaries. Many large corporates will not hire white candidates irrespective of their experience ..they will rather leave the position...
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    20-Year-Old Robinhood Customer Dies By Suicide After Seeing A $730,000 Negative Balance

    Apparently one leg of a spread .. if he had waited would have been offset.
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    South African Covid-19 News and Discussions 2

    I wonder how many are keeping away from hospitals these days ...the local Kingsbury Casualty in Claremont not very busy at all tonight ... idiotically managed to trip over my own feet while jogging and had to get a few stitches in my chin!
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    South Africa is looking to move to ‘advanced level 3 lockdown’ – here’s what could change

    Indeed so. Knew a close work colleague who was fine for years and looked pretty healthy. Then said he was feeling tired one week. Went to doctor who decided to get a routine blood test. Guy was gone three months later .. acute leukemia. Anything can happen....
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    South Africa is developing new rules to deal with collapsing banks – including how savings will be covered

    Hmmm, same approach as many overseas... Think closely about the two terms mentioned, viz. bail-in and creditors!
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    Kim Jong Un could be incapacitated, say US officials

    Next couple of days could be interesting ... Kim Jong Un's sister has promised major action... Monday is 20th anniversary of first Koreas summit.
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    Thoughts on these projections?

    Research the Ethical Skeptic ... one of the extremely few out there who know how to model properly and how to verify the veracity of models...
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    The ZAR Exchange Rate Thread

    Raise you a few guaranies!
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    South African Covid-19 News and Discussions 2

    Genie now out of the bottle with top scientists going public .. probably the ANC's worst nightmare as they can't use the scientists as cover for political decisions .. pretty obvious to many following the saga over the weeks but now in the open mass media....
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    International COVID-19 Updates & Discussion 2

    "Been in Spain!!! On the 10th all regulations removed. No-one has left their house. Only two restaurants open on the beach. The rest out of business. Yesterday, a restaurant closed early because of no customers. Police came. Made them re-open. Welcome to the new world." - John McAfee
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    South African Covid-19 News and Discussions 2

    This is a comedy ... laughing stock of the world...
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    USD - ZAR trade anomally

    Interbank market is closed over the weekend. Anything you see is garbage.
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    Coronavirus decontamination tunnels coming to South Africa – Photos

    I noticed a far more effective tunnel entrance with fans, etc. when entering the Kim Il-sung Mausoleum in Pyongyang last year. Doubt if any virus would survive that!
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    7 million jobs could be lost in South Africa – Government

    US figures just out now decidely not so hot... signs of things to come...
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    Many lockdown regulations do more harm than good - Experts

    A random thought ... What is the point of all these online discussions? We can debate this until the cows come home (maybe it relieves boredom for some) but how will it actually change anything as the power-that-be will do what they want to do.
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