Posts Tagged South Africa

Thousands queue for food in locked down South Africa

UNTV News   •   April 30, 2020

Thousands of people queued on Wednesday (April 29) for food parcels amid lockdown in the South African city of Centurion. Drone footage showed thousands standing a in queue that stretched...

Philippines turns over Miss Universe crown to South Africa

Marje Pelayo   •   December 9, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Two years after winning the Miss Universe crown, South Africa has it again as the Philippines’ Catriona Gray returned the title to Zozibini Tunzi during the coronation...

#KFCProposal: This couple got mocked by a journalist, then social media came to their rescue

Aileen Cerrudo   •   November 9, 2019

A video of a couple getting engaged at a KFC branch in South Africa has gone viral on social media. One journalist mocked them on Twitter, calling the guy “broke”...

South African scientists establish sperm bank to save penguin species

admin   •   January 28, 2019

A sperm bank for African penguins has been established in South Africa as part of a new study into the reproductive biology of the species, whose numbers are in severe decline. African penguins are...

South Africa commemorates 100th anniversary of Mandela’s birth

admin   •   July 19, 2018

    Wednesday (July 18) would have been former president and anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday, and to mark the anniversary a set of limited edition bank notes and...

South Africa’s MeerKAT to help unlock mysteries of universe

admin   •   July 16, 2018

  A scientific mega-project to unlock cosmic conundrums from dark energy to detecting extra-terrestrial life was given a boost on Friday (July 13), when the 64-dish MeerKAT radiotelescope was inaugurated in the...

Listeria scare hits South African popular sandwich sales

admin   •   March 7, 2018

Small stores in South Africa are taking a financial hit as costumers fear for their lives with the world’s worst listeria outbreak affecting the country. South African health minister Aaron...

Cape Town’s water crisis to hit tourism — officials

admin   •   February 6, 2018

With experts predicting Cape Town will run out of water in mid-April, residents have been told to limit usage to 50 liters per person per day. An average bath holds...

South Africa’s mining strike could end this week: mines minister

admin   •   June 5, 2014

(Reuters) – South Africa’s new mining minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi said he hoped to resolve the strike in the platinum sector this week, and union AMCU was also optimistic the five-month...

Lonmin fires over 200 striking South Africa essential workers

admin   •   May 20, 2014

(Reuters) – South Africa’s Lonmin has dismissed 235 essential services workers who were on an unsanctioned strike and defied orders to return to their jobs, the Business Report newspaper reported on Tuesday....


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