AFRIQUE DU SUD | SOUTH AFRICA

15-Jun-2022 to 11:11

S/Africa: $1.5b set aside for pro-Zuma riots insurance claims

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — Acting Finance Minister Mondli Gungubele says the government has allocated US$1.5 billion to the South African Special Risk Insurance Association (SASRIA) to be used in settling damages from last year’s riots in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng provinces.

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15-Jun-2022 to 10:49

WHO technical team on traditional medicine visits S/Africa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — A World Health Organisation technical team is in South Africa to assess progress on the country’s research work on traditional medicines, Science and Innovation Minister Blade Nzimande said on Wednesday.

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14-Jun-2022 to 12:21

S/Africa registers 536 new Covid-19 cases

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa registered 536 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, bringing the total number to 3,979,126 since the first patient was recorded in the country in March 2020, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) has said.

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14-Jun-2022 to 11:19

World Bank loans S/Africa over $500m for Covid-19 vaccines

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The World Bank has loaned US$507 million to South Africa for use in the country's Covid-19 Emergency Response Project aimed at combating the worldwide pandemic, APA learnt here on Tuesday.

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13-Jun-2022 to 13:38

Ramaphosa: Gov’t to address S/Africa’s youth unemployment crisis

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Millions of South Africa’s youth remain unemployed even though the government has “made substantial progress in broadening opportunities for young people in basic and higher education,” President Cyril Ramaphosa said in Pretoria on Monday.

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12-Jun-2022 to 23:19

Death toll in S/Africa’s floods rises to 461 – Official

APA-Durban (South Africa) — The death toll from South Africa’s flash floods that swept away homes and destroyed several infrastructures in the southern KwaZulu-Natal province in April has risen to 461 lives, provincial premier Sihle Zikalala said on Sunday.

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11-Jun-2022 to 16:19

Ramaphosa denies ombudsman’s suspension linked to farm heist probe

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa’s Public Protector (PP) Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s suspension was not linked to her probe into allegations of money laundering against President Cyril Ramaphosa, the president has said.

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