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Cape Town Tourism launches project aimed at making tourism more inclusive for the visually impaired

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Cape Town Tourism launches project aimed at making tourism more inclusive for the visually impaired

Cape Town Tourism has launched a new project in an attempt to make tourism in the City more accessible and inclusive for person’s with disabilities. In its latest launch Cape Town Tourism announced that the iconic yellow frames displayed around the City will soon feature an audio guide for those who are visually impaired.  From audio descriptions, to audio games and maps Cape Town tourism also introduced the city to Winston Fanie Cape Town’s first blind tour guide.

Sasol Gas extracted mark ups of up to 72%

The Competition Commission has referred a complaint against Sasol Gas to the Competition Tribunal.
The complaint is for excessive pricing of natural piped gas.
The commission said it found that Sasol Gas extracted mark-ups of up to 72 percent.

Outa welcomes Public Service Commission Bill

The Public Service Commission Bill is a step in the right direction.
This is according to the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) which has been calling for more transparency and professionalism in the public service sector. The bill intends to enable the commission to operate as an independent and impartial constitutional body to improve its effectiveness.

Aretha Franklin will in couch is valid- Court 

A Michigan jury has ruled that a 2014 document found in Aretha Franklin’s couch after her death is a valid will to her multi-million dollar estate.
A two-day trial pitted the late Queen of Soul’s children against each other in a battle over two handwritten versions of the singer’s final wishes.
Attorneys for two of Franklin’s sons had asserted their half-brother Ted White “wants to disinherit” them. The verdict ends a nearly five-year legal squabble within the family.

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