South Africa

Violence spreads to economic center of South Africa following Zuma’s imprisonment

JOHANNESBURG, July 11 (Reuters) – Shops were looted overnight, a section of the M2 motorway was closed and protesters wielding sticks marched through the streets of Johannesburg on Sunday, as sporadic acts of violence following the imprisonment of former South African President Jacob Zuma spread to the country’s main economic …

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Irish rugby in apartheid in South Africa, street art in Dublin, the return of Johnny Giles

R na G, 10 a.m. Archival recordings showcasing the poetic skills of Aran Islanders from the 1950s and 1960s – and songs about an unfinished road. Beauty and rhythms RTÉ Jr, 2 p.m. Shireen Langan spends an afternoon at the movies, playing live games, plus all the classics from the …

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South Africa’s most expensive suburbs – and how much it costs to buy a house in them

Ten years ago, there were just four top suburbs with an average selling price of just over R10 million. Now, all ten of South Africa’s top suburbs fall above this with average prices ranging from R12 million to over R20 million, data from the Seeff Property Group shows. The list …

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South Africa cancels rugby test against Georgia over virus

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) – South Africa canceled their second rugby test against Georgia on Wednesday after coronavirus outbreaks in both teams, while a game between South Africa A and the British and Irish Lions was the last game to be in doubt due to the virus. The decision …

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This South African start-up wants to grow meat from the president’s Ankole cattle cells

3 Min reading South Africa’s first cell-based meat company has a bold question for President Cyril Ramaphosa. They ask to borrow cells from his award-winning Ankole cattle so they can grow the most desirable cut of beef, without slaughter. Mzansi Meat Co. founders Brett Thompson and Jay Van Der Walt …

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How much money does the average person in South Africa currently owe for their car and house

New data from consumer credit reporting agency TransUnion shows South Africa’s auto finance market showing signs of recovery as start-up growth rate continues to improve, sales have increased and failure rates have improved. The mortgage market is showing sustained signs of recovery as balance growth has accelerated significantly and mortgage …

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South Africa hits record 24,000 new COVID-19 cases in third wave

Paramedics attend to a patient during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak as the country faces tighter restrictions at the MASA (South African Muslim Association) Medpark, in Johannesburg, South Africa, July 1, 2021. REUTERS / Sumaya Hisham JOHANNESBURG, July 2 (Reuters) – South Africa on Friday recorded more than 24,000 cases …

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South African medical body threatens legal action over internship

Woman receives dose of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine, as South Africa rolls out coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination to seniors at Munsieville Care for the Aged Center in l ‘Exterior of Johannesburg, South Africa May 17, 2021 REUTERS / Siphiwe Sibeko / File Photo JOHANNESBURG, July 1 (Reuters) – The South …

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