BONUS - RUSTENBURG - A record number of South African competitors took part in the 2022 Dakar Rally that started on 1 January in Jeddah in Saudi Arabia and finished almost 9 000 kilometres and two weeks later on 14 January back in Jeddah. The results proved that the local South African National Cross Country Series (SACCS) does not only provide the perfect platform for international participation, but the race vehicles manufactured in South Africa are on par with the best in the world.
BONUS - RUSTENBURG - In an address to the nation, President Cyril Ramaphosa said that the early detection of the new Covid-19 variant has given South Africa a much better chance of containing the spread.
The President held the press conference on Sunday night (28 November). He pleaded with South Africans not yet vaccinated to please do so immediately.