South Africa

Desmond Tutu dead: Archbishop, activist passes away aged 90 in Cape Town

By | 3 weeks ago

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has confirmed the passing on of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu on the morning of Sunday, December 26, 2021. ...

Former South African President dies at 85

By | 2 months ago

Former South Africa President FW de Klerk, who was the head of state between September 1989 and May 1994 is dead at the age of 85. De Klerk a prominen...

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South Africa to offer Covid jabs at polling stations

By | 3 months ago

South Africa said Friday it will set up 1,000 vaccination sites at selected polling stations during next week’s local government elections to of...

Teacher fired after 14-year-old pupil records him begging her for sex

By | 4 months ago

A South African teacher has been fired after a 14-year-old girl recorded him propositioning her for sex. The young girl used a cellphone that her moth...

South Africa’s strict lockdown rules to curb the spread of coronavirus prohibit the sale and transportation of alcohol. [PHOTO | FILE]
South Africa president bans takeaway alcohol, says it encourages negligent behaviour

By | 10 months ago

South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa said alcohol had a role in encouraging negligent behaviour....

WHO on Monday, March 16, 2021 appealed to countries to keep vaccination campaigns going. [PHOTO | FILE]
South Africa halts AstraZeneca vaccine roll-out over new strain

By | 11 months ago

SA Health Minister says his Govt. would wait for further advice on how best to proceed with the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in light of the findings....

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Biden expected to bar travel from South Africa, Brazil

By | 12 months ago

Travellers from the UK, Ireland and 26 other European countries are also expected to be banned....

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South Africa becomes first African country to record over one million Covid-19 cases

By | 1 year ago

President Cyril Ramaphosa is widely expected to announce tougher restrictions to prevent the virus from spreading further....

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SA leader Ramaphosa ‘on bed rest for common cold’

By | 1 year ago

South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa last week eased coronavirus restrictions to level 1 beginning Monday....

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South Africa eases lockdown as ‘outbreak reaches peak’

By | 1 year ago

Ban on the sale of tobacco and alcohol to be lifted on Monday, President Cyril Ramaphosa says as coronavirus peaks....

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