Tag: South Africa

South Africa tightens Covid-19 restrictions as infections rise

JOHANNESBURG (AP) – Battling a fast-increasing surge of Covid-19 cases, South Africa has reintroduced tough restrictions including a ban on…

South Africa returns to stricter lockdown, increase in COVID-19 cited

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced Sunday that his country is returning to stricter…

South Africa’s ruling ANC to suspend officials facing corruption, other cases

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) announced Tuesday that it will suspend all party leaders facing charges…

Wildlife: Rhino poachers are back after South Africa eases lockdown restrictions

Rhino poaching is on the rise again in South Africa since the government loosened coronavirus restrictions, following a year-long lull…

South Africa’s Rand set for weekly gains, stocks fall

JOHANNESBURG – The rand fell on Friday, but it looked set for weekly gains as riskier currencies broadly received a…

Data gap: The cost of not counting the dead in Africa

Only eight African countries out of more than 50 have a compulsory system to register deaths, a BBC investigation has…

South Africa mourns legendary jazz star Jonas Gwangwa

JOHANNESBURG – South Africans are mourning the passing of legendary Jazz star Jonas Gwangwa, whose music powered the anti-apartheid struggle….

COVID-19 forces South African telecommunications companies to change

The COVID-19 pandemic, which first hit South Africa in March 2020, has hit local telecommunications companies hard and forced them…

South Africa closes its boarders in its State of affairs update, Beitbridge included

South Africa will close its 20 borders to general passenger traffic until 15 February to contain the spread of a…

Beitbridge border delays costing R88m per week [Report]

As people wait to cross the border to and from South Africa at the Beitbridge border post, the congestion has…