South Africa

14 on a cargo ship from India, test positive for Covid in South Africa

Transnet said the ship with the Filipino crew sailed directly from India. (Representative) Johannesburg: Fourteen crew members of a freighter that sailed to Durban from India have tested positive for COVID-19, South Africa‘s national port authority Transnet said. A spokesperson for Transnet said the cause of death of a chief …

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South Africa allocates additional $ 276 million to fight COVID-19

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – South Africa has allocated an additional 4 billion rand ($ 276 million) to purchase COVID-19 vaccines and provide a special distress grant to thousands of people affected by the pandemic, in a special appropriations bill tabled by the Minister of Finance on Tuesday. Vials labeled “COVID-19 …

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Covid-19 third wave warning for South Africa – what to expect

The National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) has released its latest Covid-19 modeling report, examining how the spread of the virus could accelerate in the coming months, causing a third wave of infections locally. According to the NICD, the purpose of the report is to help planners and decision-makers in …

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Rhino poachers are back after South Africa eases lockdown restrictions

Rhino poaching has been on the rise again in South Africa since the government eased restrictions on coronaviruses, after a year-long lull due to the pandemic, according to animal parks. Strict travel restrictions, including international travel, imposed in March of last year had the happy side effect of keeping poachers …

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Princess Zulu Thembi of South Africa: people think we are murderers

Public fallout comes days after Queen Shiyiwe Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu’s death A South African princess has denied rumors that the Zulu queen, who died just a month after her reign began, was poisoned by the royal family. “People think we are murderers,” Princess Thembi told local media on Sunday, amid …

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SOUTH AFRICA’S ROAD TO RECOVERY STRENGTHENS WITH AMAZON INVESTS IN CAPE TOWN

As the city of Cape Town makes progress to rebuild the property damage and many UCT students are returning to university following displacement caused by wildfires. The city received positive news about job creation and investments from Amazon, a week after facing a disaster. It looks like South Africa’s second …

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Why Jasper Wiese is tipped to make his South Africa debut against the Lions

In just his first full season with Leicester, Jasper Wiese has made a huge impact. In the Premiership this season alone, compared to all the forwards who have played 400 minutes or more, the fiery No.8 has averaged the following: Five defenders beaten per game, more than anyone 15.9 races …

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South Africa to crack down on captive lion breeding

In the nearly 600-page report, the panel of experts appointed by the ministry in 2019 recommended that South Africa end the breeding and keeping of lions in captivity for economic purposes, including their hunting and tourist interactions such as the cuddling of cubs. The group also recommended an immediate moratorium …

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Azarcon seeks rare victory in South Africa

FILIPINOS fights in South Africa are becoming a trend this year. But the Filipinos to achieve a victory in South Africa is almost impossible. Clyde Azarcon, ranked No.13 at the International Boxing Federation (IBF) minimum weight, tries to secure this rare victory on South African soil as he takes on …

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Third consecutive B-BBEE level 1 rating for Samsung South Africa – Samsung newsroom South Africa

Samsung continues to play an active role in the government’s vision for a more inclusive society JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – May 03, 2021 – Samsung strongly believes in the transformative power of technology and innovation to effect societal change. This makes achieving a third successive Large Scale Black Economic Empowerment …

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