South Africa: Police Fail to Stop Rush for Stones

South Africa: Police Fail to Stop Rush for Stones

JOHANNESBURG, 16 June 2021 – Police in South Africa’s Kwazulu-Natal have failed in preventing people from searching for what they believe are precious stones. A man herding cattle was first to find the rare stones after which rumors spread that the stones were...
South Africa: Sale of Stake in South African Airways

South Africa: Sale of Stake in South African Airways

JOHANNESBURG, 14 June 2021 – The government of South Africa is proceeding with a plan to sell a 51 percent stake in the country’s national airliner. The Takatso Consortium, which is taking up the stake, will pay $220 million for it, according to South Africa’s Public...
South Africa-Lesotho: Diplomats Asked to Leave

South Africa-Lesotho: Diplomats Asked to Leave

PRETORIA, 11 June 2021 – Several diplomats from Lesotho have been given 72 hours to leave South Africa over allegations of the illegal sale of duty-free alcohol. The diplomats have “abused their diplomatic privileges”, South African authorities said in a...
Kenya-South Africa: U.S. Eases Travel Restrictions

Kenya-South Africa: U.S. Eases Travel Restrictions

WASHINGTON, DC, 10 June 2021 – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has eased travel advisories for Kenya and South Africa. The U.S. State Department has downgraded Kenya’s travel advisory to Level Two, from Level Four, allowing American...
South Africa: Cutting Red Tape to Ramp Up Electricity

South Africa: Cutting Red Tape to Ramp Up Electricity

PRETORIA, 10 June 2021 – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has said his government will allow private power companies to generate more electricity without red tape. The announcement of the energy sector shake-up comes as South Africa faces rolling...
South Africa: South African Gives Birth to Decuplets

South Africa: South African Gives Birth to Decuplets

PRETORIA, 9 June 2021 – A South African has given birth to decuplets (ten babies), establishing a new world record of the highest number of children in a single birth. Pretoria News confirmed the births on Wednesday, citing the husband of the woman, 37-year-old...
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