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Watch : Best Jerusalema Dance Challenge Video On The Internet

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Master KG is making international headlines with his hit song Jerusalema. The Limpopo born musician had his best week yet thanks to his millions of fans who took it upon themselves to celebrate the musician. This despite the fact that he was snubbed as a nominee for the upcoming SAMA awards. All around the world, people have been participating in the Jerusalema dance challenge.

So viral and influential is the song that there has been recordings and cover versions of the song in Spanish and French. The Jerusalema dance challenge was started in recognition of the the song which has amassed over 45 million views on YouTube. Jerusalema has become an international anthem.


The general public – from Italy to Spain, France, Jamaica and Canada – are moving to the groove of Master KG’s hit anthem first released late last year.

Jerusalema dance challenge

Master KG Jerusalema dance challenge

Not just praise dancing at churches but the hypnotic choreography has people moving as they burn lockdown fat in gyms and blow out candles at birthday parties. “It reminds me of the song called Macarena in the 90s when I was still young,” Master KG told Sowetan yesterday. “Now it is happening to my song and it’s a blessing indeed.”

The original version of the song features female vocalist Nomcebo Zikode. The music video has over 43-million views of YouTube.

It gained huge international traction when a remix version was released in May with Nigerian megastar Burna Boy.

The general public – from Italy to Spain, France, Jamaica and Canada – are moving to the groove of Master KG’s hit anthem first released late last year.

Not just praise dancing at churches but the hypnotic choreography has people moving as they burn lockdown fat in gyms and blow out candles at birthday parties. “It reminds me of the song called Macarena in the 90s when I was still young,” Master KG told Sowetan yesterday. “Now it is happening to my song and it’s a blessing indeed.”


It gained huge international traction when a remix version was released in May with Nigerian megastar Burna Boy.

Master KG traces back the originality of the Jerusalema dance challenge to Angola after a group of friends recorded a candid video clip with the now viral dance choreography.

“I’d say the first one that was done in Angola remains my favourite because it gave birth to all the dance challenges all over the world,” Master KG said.

“It is a dance that was done by people from Angola then Portugal followed and it just went viral from that point.


“Just before the lockdown, I went to Portugal to promote my album and I also put more emphasis on the dance during my shows.”

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Terrifying Video Shows Moment Swing Breaks And Ejects Two Girls Off Cliff

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As far as shocking videos go, this one is right up there with the best of them. Don’t get us wrong, it’s not weird, it’s not obscure, it’s just spot-on footage of one of the most terrifying things we’ve ever seen. Yeah, nah, the footage of two girls swinging over one of the world’s deepest ravines on a small playground swing is already a bit how-ya-going, but when the swing breaks…well, yeah, just check it out.

All right, for this one, we’re heading to the Russian Republic of Dagestan. This locale is right next to Georgia, right on the Caspian Sea, and it’s home to the Sulak Gorge, a canyon deeper than the Grand Canyon and the deepest in Europe.

As you come into the footage, you’ll probably notice that the views are splendid, it’s a beautiful day, and the swing looks a bit rinky-dink. Despite that, everyone’s having a blast, and the guy we’re gonna assume is an Uncle is pushing that thing with all his might.

The girls, for their part, look like they’re having a blast. And why wouldn’t they be? If that thing was secure, it would be an immense experience. As the chains crack, though, you’ll realise it’s not – and then the girls will disappear!

Still, they managed to escape with only cuts and bruises. Yeah, nah, the gorge is 1 920 meters deep, but thanks to a platform built below the swing – presumably for this purpose – their plummet was miraculously stopped.

The Ministry of Tourism in Dagestan claimed the swing ‘did not meet safety standards.’ And the police are now investigating a bunch of other swings that have turned up in similar locations around the Dagestan village of Zubutli, where this accident happened.

An unnamed source told the Komsomolskaya Pravda newspaper, “The girls got scared and sustained scratches, but neither of them suffered serious injuries.” They added that, “It is chilling to imagine what could have happened if they slipped when the swings were at a maximum height.”

Yeah, nah, we hear ya.

 

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STEP BY STEP :How To Register To Get Vaccinated

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On Monday Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced the launch of the vaccination registration programme as the country gears up for phase two of the vaccination rollout for people over the age of 60 and those living with comorbidities.

This is South Africa’s first of its kind health system that will bring together both private and state healthcare consumers, except that private health members will make contributions through their medical aids.

Mkhize said this was only the beginning of moving towards universal health coverage and a “significant milestone for South African citizens”.

While answering your questions, The Citizen gives you an A-Z guide on how to register and get vaccinated.

According to Mkhize, the government will not force anyone to take the Covid-19 vaccine.

This was assured by Mkhize in Parliament earlier this year during a briefing with the portfolio committee on health.

As much as it is the government’s wish that every citizen gets the jab, Mkhize told the committee those who wished to give the vaccine a pass was well within their rights to do so as was the case with other vaccines.

The committee members wanted clarity on whether citizens who objected to taking the vaccines on religious or moral grounds would be allowed to opt-out.

How do I register to get vaccinated?
The registration process is completed online for those who have the access to the internet, smartphones, computers or tablets. The site can be accessed here.

Make sure that you have your ID, medical aid card and ensure you enter your correct cellphone number and residential address. Follow these steps.

Go to vaccine.enroll.health.gov.za
The welcome screen will guide you
It is important to follow the instructions and enter all the details the system asks for
When you are finished the system will send you an SMS to confirm you are registered. This means the system now has your details in a queue to be scheduled for your vaccine
When it is your turn to be vaccinated the system will send you another SMS with a date and venue. You will be sent to the vaccination centre closest to your home. Some of you may be directed to your place of work
If you have problems contact the Covid-19 hotline on 0800 029 999. A dedicated call centre for the Electronic Vaccination Data System is being finalised and the number will be announced on the EVDS portal when you register.
What happens if I do not have a smart gadget or internet?
“If you are unable to register by these methods, you may simply go to the nearest vaccination centre and we will register you on the spot. If you are 60 years or above we will also vaccinate you at the same time,” Mkhize said.

He said that this was done to prioritise those who are most at risk of getting sick or dying of Covid-19.

 

STEP BY STEP :How To Register To Get Vaccinated

STEP BY STEP :How To Register To Get Vaccinated

Those who are technologically savvy are urged to assist senior citizens to register.

Mkhize added that the department would use smartphones and petrol donated by various companies and organisations to send teams out to help vulnerable citizens who do not have access to digital technology.

“This includes the elderly, the homeless and those who live in deep rural areas that are difficult to reach.”

“We will ensure these team members are easy to identify and that you can verify that they are indeed accredited outreach team members. They will be trained to educate and raise awareness about vaccinations in the community.”

He said that the government would soon announce a WhatsApp service to assist in the process.

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How protected is my personal information?
The department uses the Electronic Vaccination Data System (EVDS).

This is used to collect only personal information (names and Identity Number) as contained in your identity document.

This is done to verify and confirm your eligibility as a Covid-19 vaccine beneficiary according to the priority phases defined in the Covid-19 National Vaccination Plan

The medical aid details, residential address, email address, phone numbers (including mobile numbers in order to send messages and appointment messages for the second dose of the vaccine)
Employment details, professional category and registration as part of the priority group eligibility verification
patient information in relation to your health status, including underlying conditions you may have in line with the vaccination protocols.
In cases where the department engages third parties to assist with developing and supporting the EVDS platform, it has signed commercial and confidentiality agreements undertaking contractually to comply with all requirements of Regulation 8 of the Regulations Issued in Terms of Section 27(2) of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 as well as the provisions of the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.

The department monitors compliance with these legal requirements. For the purpose of developing data collection tools and user applications for EVDS, the Department of Health has engaged Mezzanine Ware and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

Can I stop general C0vid-19 protection measures once I have the vaccine?
The simple answer is NO. You should continue to use general Covid-19 protection measures such as wearing a mask and practising social distancing after being vaccinated.

Even though you will be protected from getting severely ill and dying, studies have not yet shown enough data to prove that vaccinated people cannot spread the virus to others. Thus it remains possible that a vaccinated person could spread the virus to others, even if they do not show any symptoms.

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KZN Sardine Run 2020 : Where To Catch Your Sardines

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The annual KZN sardine run 2020 has edged closer to Durban beaches with a shoal netting yesterday morning at Winklespruit Beach. It is said to be all over the beaches.

On Monday, the Umhlanga Urban Improvement Precinct spotted a shoal of sardines about 300m offshore from the Umhlanga beaches.

KZN sardine run 2020

KZN sardine run 2020

Fishing DBN-South Africa member Omar Sayed said he saw shoals off the Durban beachfront yesterday while deep-sea fishing. Sayed said the shoals were deep in and needed some heavy wind to push them to the surf to be netted at the Durban beaches.

Netter Brahmanand Tony Outar, who was at Winklespruit Beach, described yesterday’s haul as huge. “This is the place to be,” he said.

On Sunday, more than 500 crates of annual sardines run for 2020 were netted at Illovo Beach and Pennington.

Greg Thompson, KZN Sharks Board acting head of operations, said annual sardines activity was accompanied by associated predators, including many big sharks seen close inshore.

Thompson speaking with DailyNews reiterated that due to the restrictions imposed by the Covid-19 national lockdown, and in accordance with lockdown legislation and regulations, all shark safety gear was removed on March 24.

We have not been given a date as to when the beaches will be opened. Only then will we plan the installation of shark safety gear,” he said.

Shoals of annual sardine run for 2020 have been sighted with netting taking place at Pennington and Scottburgh and all along the South Coast of KZN for a number of weeks.

Dolphins, sharks, and gannets were seen pursuing the bait balls drawing tourists and fishermen alike.

The Annual Sardine Run for 2020 is an annual attraction whereby sardine shoals move northwards along the coastline, attracting marine life and seine netters.

The KZN South Coast benefits from the annual Sardine Run action being close to the shore and this year the little fish have already brought a lot of ocean action. But people should be aware of the dangers there can encounter due to the fact that the nets where removed ever since the pandemic emerged.

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