South Africa

NICD sounds the alarm over rising human rabies cases in South Africa

NICD says rabies cases are on the rise. There were 17 laboratory-confirmed human rabies cases in South Africa in 2021. In the past two months, six cases have been confirmed. The majority of cases have occurred in the Eastern Cape. The National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) is concerned about …

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WATCH: Roger Federer’s heartfelt gesture for South African rugby captain’s daughter

Tennis maestro Roger Federer is one of the world’s best-known sports icons. This is why he has a good relationship not only in tennis, but in almost all major sports. Recently, Federer met the captain of the South African national rugby union team Siya Kolisi in Zurich. ADVERTISING The article …

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Bonginkosi Ndima becomes the first black Mr Gay World South Africa [photos]

When Louw Breytenbach won the Mr Gay World 2021 title on October 30, the vacant Mr Gay World South Africa post had to be filled as soon as possible. Bonginkosi “Bongs” Ndima received the Mr Gay World South Africa 2021 scarf and crown on November 14, succeeding Louw Breytenbach. Ndima …

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Smith’s last breath kick gives England thrilling victory over South Africa | Fall International

Nothing can entirely erase England’s disappointment at losing the 2019 World Cup final, but their future looks increasingly rosy. Turning the world champions around in the dying seconds of an emotional game in front of a roaring home crowd is never a daily occurrence and Marcus Smith’s 80th-minute penalty that …

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Dear South Africa FA, your antics are archaic and downright shameless

This is not a friendly letter and I think I should let you know before I even move forward. You, the South African Football Association (SAFA), behaved in such a way that an amateur federation would not even stoop that low. Last Sunday’s game between Ghana and Bafana Bafana was …

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How smart technology is supporting smallholders in South Africa

“The further you get from the market, the more you bleed,” Siphiwe Sithole says Siphiwe Sithole grows native plants like amadumbe – coconut yams – and bitter greens, on his small farm just outside Johannesburg. It can be very difficult to operate a small farm in South Africa. She faces …

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FW de Klerk, the last South African president of apartéid, dies

JOHANNESBURG (AP) – FW de Klerk, who shared the Nobel Peace Prize with Nelson Mandela and as South Africa’s last apartheid president oversaw the end of the country’s white minority rule, died at the age of 85. De Klerk died after a battle with cancer at his home in Cape …

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South African ANC ready to clash in local councils after heavy losses

South Africa’s ruling party, the African National Congress, is expected to enter opposition in councils across the country after suffering heavy loss of votes in local elections. The country’s president, ANC leader Cyril Ramaphosa, said the party would rather become the main opposition in councils without a majority party rather …

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Partey’s headache hits Ghana ahead of Ethiopia-South Africa clashes

Arsenal midfielder Thomas Partey Ghana face uncertainty over the availability of dynamo midfielder Thomas Partey for their crucial next 2022 World Cup qualifying matches against Ethiopia and South Africa as the player has had to drop Arsenal’s Premier League game with Watford on Sunday. Following a series of back-to-back games …

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