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NICD urges public to get flu vaccine 

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NICD urges public to get flu vaccine 

The National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) has called on South Africans to get vaccinated against the flu.
The Department of Health has announced that there is an increase in the number of flu cases across the country.
Cluster cases are reported in schools and workplaces.

COCT to set aside R4.3billion for water and sanitation infrastructure 

The City of Cape Town says it is planning to invest R4,3 billion in water and sanitation infrastructure over the 2023/2024 financial year, starting on July 1st. This Council-approved budget aims to continue to build Cape Town’s water future and resilience. The City says It further echoes the Water and Sanitation Directorate’s commitment to providing access to good quality water, as well as ensuring that communities do not suffer sewer overflows and that adequate sanitation is provided in informal settlements where possible.

Some boycott WoolWorths amid pride month support 

Since Friday, Woolworths has repeatedly topped the trending list on Twitter following the launch of its WPride campaign in celebration of the LGBTQI+ community. The retailer said the WPride campaign formed part of the Woolworths Inclusive Justice Initiative. But many are opposing the move by calling for a boycott of the stores saying support for the LGBTQI+ community is against their beliefs and their understanding on the family unit with petitions being signed online opposing the support.

Butterfly thought to be extinct spotted in London 

Mysterious sightings of an extremely rare butterfly have appeared in parts of England. The species, thought to have been extinct in Britain for nearly a hundred years, has suddenly appeared in countryside on the edge of London. Small numbers of black-veined whites have been spotted flying in fields and hedgerows in south-east London.

Written by: Keenan Williams

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