Wed, 02 Dec 2020

US CDC Advisers Meet to Prioritize Coronavirus Vaccine Distribution

Members of a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory committee are meeting Tuesday to determine who should get ...

Biden Vows Economic Recovery For All Americans

WASHINGTON - U.S. President-elect Joe Biden, facing a flagging economy staggered by the coronavirus pandemic, vowed Tuesday to build a ...

With No Virus Cure at Hand, Some Try Mixing Their Own

Gamuchirai Masiyiwa, GPJ ZimbabweClara Tandi sips Zumbani, a tea used to reduce fever, three times a day in hopes that ...

Mali: COVID-19 and conflict lead to rise in child trafficking

Child trafficking is rising in Mali, along with forced labour and forced recruitment by armed groups, due to conflict, insecurity ...

Ethiopian Refugees Worry About COVID-19 Outbreak in Sudanese Camps

QADARIF, UM RAKOUBA REFUGEES CAMP - Thousands of Ethiopians who fled fighting in Tigray for camps in Sudan fear a ...

Not all blackened landscapes are bad. We must learn to love the right kind

The devastation wrought by last summer's unprecedented bushfires created blackened landscapes across Australia. New life is sprouting, but with fires ...

Jones hopes France bear brunt of England learning World Cup lesson

Eddie Jones says he hopes his side will put into practice the lessons they learned from last year's crushing World ...

Solidarity Fund sticking around for second Covid-19 wave

The Solidarity Fund has raised just over R3 billion since being established earlier this year to respond to the impact ...

Understanding the relevance of African customary law in modern times

African customary law is controversial. This is due to the dissonance between the past and present. The social settings in ...

Old vaccines for new infections - what we discovered

Most drugs can be used for more than just the disease they were initially designed to treat. For example, disulfiram ...

Uganda: how to bring justice for thousands of children born of war

Thirty-four years ago, northern Uganda was plunged into a two decade-long civil war between the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) led ...

Man robbed at gunpoint while depositing money at mall

A man on his way to deposit money at the Waterfall Mall in Rustenburg, North West, was followed and robbed ...

Biden, Harris Introduce Economic Team

WASHINGTON - U.S. President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris introduced the top economic officials they have picked for ...

Proteas bat first at Newlands, Sipamla replaces Rabada

The Proteas will bat first in the third and final T20 against England at Newlands on Tuesday after skipper Quinton ...

Solidarity Fund sticking around for second wave

The Solidarity Fund has raised just over R3 billion since being established earlier this year to respond to the impact ...

Your weather: Wednesday will be partly cloudy to warm

It will be a partly cloudy to warm day across the country on Wednesday, according to the South African Weather ...

Edinburgh on Springboks? itinerary for November 2021

The Springboks will play Scotland as part of their end-of-year Test tour to Europe in 2021.This is one of three ...

Rabada ruled out of ODI series against England

Cape Town [South Africa], December 1 (ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Tuesday confirmed that pacer Kagiso Rabada has been ...

Some Of This Year's Good-News Stories (Yes, There Were A Few)

It was a year most of us would like to forget, but 2020 did have some powerful good-news stories that ...

Biden, Harris to Introduce Economic Team Tuesday

WASHINGTON - U.S. President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris are set to introduce the top economic officials they ...

Africa's solidarity a vital pillar in fight for Palestinian statehood

One of the first South African expressions that I was introduced to when I arrived in South Africa in January ...

Pitso Mosimane: Insh-Allah we will win the CAF Champions League again

Pitso Mosimane has admitted he "expected to win" the CAF Champions League upon his arrival at Al Ahly.The 2016 Champions ...

Tsakane tense after residents close down immigrant-owned shops

Somali shop owners are being forced to close down in Tsakane, Gauteng.The immigrant shop owners and their landlords have been ...

Algerian President to return home after treatment

Moscow [Russia], December 1 (ANI/Sputnik): Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has left a German hospital, where he was treated for the ...

Hlompho Kekana stunner & other FIFA Puskas Award 'worldies'

Mamelodi Sundowns captain Hlompho Kekana is among 11 nominees for this year's FIFA Puskas Award, for his stunning goal against ...

Bollywood star's IPL team buys into US Major League Cricket

The Indian Premier League's Kolkata Knight Riders, co-owned by Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, have become a key partner in ...

SA-born twins sign for Major League Rugby club

American club LA Giltinis have signed South African-born twins JP and Ruan Smith ahead of the 2021 Major League Rugby ...

Govt wants a settlement on public servants wages, union says

Government has engaged with the Public Servants Association to reach a settlement on the wage dispute, the union said in ...

Ascendis Health appoints CJ Kujenga as new CFO

Embattled JSE-listed health and wellness group, Ascendis Health, has appointed former Adcorp Group CFO Cheryl-Jane "CJ" Kujenga as its new ...

Recovery of South Africa's manufacturing sector losing momentum

The November ABSA Purchasing Manager's Index, which measures economic activity in the manufacturing sector, has declined to the lowest level ...

The threat of HIV/Aids has not been forgotten in the face of Covid-19

Thembisile Xulu.A sea of demonstrators, thousands in their numbers, representing a coalition of different races, genders and age groups would ...

Irish all for South African powerhouses joining PRO Rugby

The Irish Rugby Football Union would be "very supportive" of the four South African Super Rugby franchises competing in what ...

Desert storms, Dustin's millions: golf talking points

Sportswashing, a player awash with cash and a country's unlikely hero feature in golf talking points this week:Casey's Saudi flipPaul ...

Hammer blow for WP, Boks as Gelant suffers major knee injury

Western Province have suffered a massive blow with the news that fullback Warrick Gelant has seemingly torn the anterior cruciate ...

South African buyout firms take equity in Zimbabwe border post

Private equity firm Harith General Partners and the Phembani Remgro Infrastructure Fund are buying equity in a company investing $296 ...

Chief executive of kulula.com-owner Comair steps down

Wrenelle Stander has decided to step down as CEO and executive director of the board of JSE-listed Comair, according to ...

Eskom to be charged with misleading regulator over pollution

Eskom Holdings, South Africa's biggest polluter, said it will be charged with supplying misleading information to a government air quality ...

Cheetahs set to lose 2 more players to European clubs

The Cheetahs are set to lose two more players to overseas clubs.According to Netwerk24, flyhalf Tian Schoeman and hooker Reinach ...

Black lawyers' body lashes out at critics of Zondo and his commission

The Black Lawyers Association has lashed out at those criticising the commission of inquiry into state capture chaired by Deputy ...

The parallels of fighting the Aids epidemic and Covid-19 pandemic

While the world is preoccupied with battling the coronavirus pandemic, it is easy to forget other epidemics such as HIV ...

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Attack on farms in Nigerian village leaves 110 farmers dead

At least 110 people are feared dead in a weekend attack on farmers in the northeast part of Nigeria blamed ...

US CDC Advisers Meet to Prioritize Coronavirus Vaccine Distribution

Members of a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory committee are meeting Tuesday to determine who should get ...

Biden Vows Economic Recovery For All Americans

WASHINGTON - U.S. President-elect Joe Biden, facing a flagging economy staggered by the coronavirus pandemic, vowed Tuesday to build a ...

With No Virus Cure at Hand, Some Try Mixing Their Own

Gamuchirai Masiyiwa, GPJ ZimbabweClara Tandi sips Zumbani, a tea used to reduce fever, three times a day in hopes that ...

Mali: COVID-19 and conflict lead to rise in child trafficking

Child trafficking is rising in Mali, along with forced labour and forced recruitment by armed groups, due to conflict, insecurity ...

Ethiopian Refugees Worry About COVID-19 Outbreak in Sudanese Camps

QADARIF, UM RAKOUBA REFUGEES CAMP - Thousands of Ethiopians who fled fighting in Tigray for camps in Sudan fear a ...

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