Latest in Tag: South Africa Highlight
Latest in Tag: South Africa
South African president said a country-wide curfew would be extended from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Businesses such as restaurants and bars would all close at 8 p.m.
It took two weeks for South Africa to reach 900,000 from 800,000 coronavirus cases. However, it took only nine days to reach the 1 million mark
The most COVID-19 affected African countries in terms of the number of positive cases include South Africa, Morocco, Egypt, and Ethiopia
For several days, daily confirmed cases in South Africa have hovered around 3,000, compared with about 10,000 a week ago.
South African academic experts have established a pregnancy register to evaluate potential harm to pregnant women and their babies caused by COVID-19
President Cyril Ramaphosa spent time with children of Ikageng Orphanage in a virtual book reading session organized by Nelson Mandela Foundation
Algeria rejects military action in Libya, ready to sponsor peace agreement
South Africa province of Western Cape remains the epicenter of the pandemic with 3,362 cases, followed by Gauteng with 1,661 and KwaZulu-Natal with 1,106
Motshekga said they wish to carry out awareness campaign particularly in rural areas and sanitize classes before opening the South African schools
While the three countries’ foreign ministers are expected to convene in Washington to solve disputes, Ethiopia seeks South Africa as mediator
Al-Sisi discussed GERD issue with his counterpart Ramaphosa during their recent meeting, says South Africa ambassador Mavimbela
Mavimbela praises Egypt’s economic reforms, opening up the economy
Al-Sisi and Ramaphosa held bilateral talks that involved senior officials from both countries to discuss strategic political and economic cooperation.
The agricultural sector could be a key source of job creation for young people. But conventional opinion has it that they are turning their backs on the sector despite high levels of unemployment. So what gives?
The world’s sight is directed toward Egypt as the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) got underway. The government launched promotions of the country’s tourist destinations. South Africa’s national football team, which participates now in AFCON 2019, visited the Giza Plateau on Friday. They were welcomed by Ashraf Mohy El-Din, the director general of Giza …
President orders cabinet to secure necessary commodities for citizens during Ramadan
To traditional music, Africa celebrated the 2018 Confederation of African Football (CAF) awards at the Abdou Diouf International Conference Centre in the Senegalese capital of Dakar amidst a large presence of African football stars who previously won these awards and put smiles on their fans’ faces. Nigeria beat the likes of Cameroon, Ghana, Mali, and …
Negotiations between EAC, Egypt complete
Cape Town is running out of water — but using the precious resource more wisely isn’t the only thing that could help. Invasive species can suck water away. So the hunt is on.Project goal: Eliminate water-intensive invasive brush and tree species to allow the local aquifer (Atlantis aquifer) to replenish. Side effect: The local “feinbos” …
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) signed on Tuesday an agreement with South Africa, the South Africa-Africa Trade and Investment Promotion Programme (SATIPP), with funds of $1bn. Benedict Oramah, president and chairman of Afreximbank’s board of directors, signed the agreement with Kutoane Kutoane, CEO of Export Credit Insurance Corporation of South Africa (ECIC). The SATIPP is …
South Africa’s ruling party the African National Congress (ANC) decided to disown the current South African President Jacob Zuma and demand his immediate resignation on Tuesday, following the party’s marathon meeting. According to the Associated Press (AP), the national executive committee of the ANC—the party once led by Nelson Mandela—demanded that Zuma must leave his …
Some African governments have had to implement deep and painful budget cuts, announce multiple currency devaluations, said RMB analyst
Egypt supports “Road and Belt” initiative to retrieve ties between east and west
South Africa’s minister of trade has said he wants to see emergency safeguard tariffs in place by July. He said higher duties were urgently required to protect the domestic industry from foreign competitors.South Africa had no choice but to impose emergency safeguard tariffs on imports of certain flat hot-rolled steel products to protect local industry, …
South Africa’s ruling ANC has welcomed the release of the state capture report. It is a victory for democracy writes DW Head of Africa Service Claus Stäcker.
The organisation cited death sentences approved the mufti against Egyptians, including former president Mohamed Morsi
Though the top three seem to be in a constant back and forth, Egypt’s future growth prospects put it in a better position than the current continental leaders
FIFA investigators have called for three African former football officials to be banned for alleged ethics violations. They have passed on their findings to FIFA’s adjudicatory chamber for a ruling.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is touring Mozambique, South Africa, Kenya and Tanzania. His huge country is looking for raw materials and allies in its quest for a permanent seat on the UN Security Council.
A charismatic South African soprano and a 30-year-old Lithuanian conductor present arias about love and vengeance.