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South Africa’s defence minister has been reprimanded and will lose three months of salary after ruling party officials took an air force plane to Zimbabwe earlier this month, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday.
South Africa’s embattled former president Jacob Zuma on Wednesday hit out at the judicial commission probing state corruption during his nine-year tenure, labelling the graft panel head prejudiced against him.
President Ramaphosa: South Africa to ease virus restrictions amid improving epidemiological situation
President Cyril Ramaphosa said South Africa would ease a number of coronavirus-related restrictions amid “gradual, but steady, decline in new infections, hospitalisations and deaths” and move to alert level 1.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday the country would open its international borders selectively for travel and tourism from Oct. 1, bringing much needed relief to a sector largely dependent on high-spending foreign tourists.
President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday voiced concern over the heavy losses inflicted on South Africa’s media by the COVID-19 pandemic.
South Africa’s auditor general said on Wednesday that some of the money in its 500 billion rand ($30 billion) COVID-19 relief package may have been fraudulently paid to improper beneficiaries.
South Africa has endured its worst power cuts on record this year, research by the country’s national science council showed on Friday.
The South African rand began the week stronger on Monday after President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a sweeping removal of lockdown restrictions over the weekend.
The UN health agency warned that the coronavirus pandemic would be lengthy and could lead to "response fatigue", as the case count in South Africa topped half a million.
South Africa’s retail sales plunged by a record 50.4% in April and 12% in May, data showed on Wednesday in the latest evidence of the impact of the early, stricter phase of the country’s coronavirus lockdown.
People with underlying medical conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, renal disease, asthma and chronic respiratory disease are more vulnerable to developing severe complications and dying from coronavirus, Ramaphosa said, citing data from the Department of Health.
South Africa partly lifted a two month-old coronavirus lockdown on Monday, letting people outside for work, worship, exercise or shopping, and allowing mines and factories to run at full capacity to try to revive the economy.
Admired by some but berated by others for imposing a tight lockdown, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa faces a fresh leadership test over his handling of the coronavirus outbreak.
South Africa will allow most economic sectors including mining and manufacturing to fully resume operations from next month as the country further eases coronavirus lockdown regulations, the government said on Thursday.
Dr Matshidiso Moeti, World Health Organisation (WHO), Regional Director for Africa, has paid tribute to African leaders for the progress they have made in their fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has surprisingly hinted that he mismanaged Paul Pogba, particularly at the start of this season.
Juventus are in talks to renew Paulo Dybala's contract, but managing director Fabio Paratici revealed the club's coronavirus scare made negotiations difficult.
The United Nations, UN, has said the vandals that attacked its assets in Calabar, Cross River State, were out to discredit peaceful protests against police brutality.
Hoodlums on Sunday attacked the head office of Complete Sports newspapers in Okota, Lagos.
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has announced an indefinite dusk-to-dawn curfew from 8 pm to 7 am in the state effective from Sunday, October 25, 2020.
The National Consultative Front has been stopped from holding a memorial for the #EndSARS protesters fired at by armed security operatives on October 20, 2020.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has postponed the 15 bye-elections earlier slated for October 31 in the aftermath of the #EndSARS protest which had seen hoodlums hijacking the agitations to wreak havoc across the nation.
Manchester City were held to a 1-1 draw by West Ham United in their Premier League clash at the London Stadium on Saturday.
The Minister of Transportation, Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has revealed that he deployed infrastructure, economic development and employment to tackle insecurity and militancy as the governor of Rivers State.
The Federal Government is to sustain the ongoing onslaught on criminals threatening internal security, Mr Shuaib Belgore, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, said on Tuesday in Abuja.