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South Africa is marred by COVID corruption

Corruption allegations are raised against South Africa’s historic $26 billion economic relief package

26 Jul 2020 2:29 PM

6,00,000 people succumb to COVID-19 globally

While the U.S. leads global infections, South Africa now ranks as the fifth worst-hit country in the pandemic with 350,879 cases

19 Jul 2020 12:39 PM

South Africa surpasses UK in confirmed coronavirus cases

South Africa now has world’s eighth-highest number of cases, which represents nearly half of all the confirmed cases on African continent

15 Jul 2020 12:13 PM

Most adults infected with COVID-19 in South Africa are asymptomatic cases

Majority of COVID-19 infections are going unnoticed, but enrolment process for vaccine trials has shown that far more people are infected

11 Jul 2020 8:51 AM

Oxygen already runs low as COVID-19 surges in South Africa

South Africa, Africa’s most developed country, is a new global hot spot with 238,339 cases overall

10 Jul 2020 4:06 PM

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South Africa reports another record daily of confirmed virus cases

The African continent overall has more than 433,000 confirmed virus cases, while South Africa alone has 2,900 casualties due to virus

04 Jul 2020 1:23 PM

Poor, war-torn countries are the worst affected in this pandemic

While COVID-19 overwhelms the wealthiest nations, one could imagine its effects on countries that were struggling even without a pandemic

29 Jun 2020 4:01 PM

BRICS' new development bank provides $1 billion loan to India to fight pandemic

The 'Emergency Assistance Program Loan' to India was approved by the NDB Board of Directors on 30 April

13 May 2020 1:30 PM

Indian-origin head of S Africa's news channel sacked over racist remarks

Pillay, head of South Africa's largest independent TV news channel eNCA, had called journalist Maseko, a rat heading for sinking ship.

23 Dec 2019 11:13 AM

South Africans make gin infused with elephant dung

Special South African gin is infused with an odd ingredient, elephant dung.

18 Nov 2019 12:00 PM

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Amazing variety of botanicals found in elephant dung used to make this special gin

Special South African gin is infused with elephant dung.

13 Nov 2019 12:01 PM

South African nations voice fears on wildlife extinction

Wildlife protections tightened as southern Africa protests.

29 Aug 2019 4:32 PM

South Africa buries 46 unidentified corpses lying unclaimed in public morgues

The routine was a sombre reminder of South Africa's perennial failure to identify many corpses.

12 Aug 2019 12:05 PM

Oil spill hits largest breeding population of African penguin

Refuelling under scrutiny as South African penguins hit by oil spill.

11 Jul 2019 11:10 AM

Highest personal I-T rate in India still lower than in China, US, South Africa

Following increase in surcharge, effective income tax rate for individuals with income of Rs 2-5 crore will go up to 39 pc.

07 Jul 2019 4:00 PM

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Stoned-baked pizza, anyone? South African eatery introduces ‘cannabis pizza’

At the end of May, the government decided to legalise consumption of cannabis oil to a daily maximum of 20 mg per person.

30 Jun 2019 10:05 AM

Google to build new private subsea cable between Portugal and South Africa

The project is said to be the first subsea cable using optical switching at the fiber pair level.

30 Jun 2019 7:38 AM

14 lions escape from national park in South Africa, found roaming in vicinity

Until the matter is settled, the park spokesperson warned that there is a danger to members who are working in the area.

08 Jun 2019 6:50 PM

Compassionate cancer treatment for an ailing lion

A 16-year-old lion with skin cancer is receiving radiation therapy in a hospital in South Africa.

09 May 2019 7:44 PM

23 killed in South Africa floods, mudslides

Among those killed were a six-month-old baby and a child aged around 10.

23 Apr 2019 7:57 PM

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