Posts Tagged ‘South Africa’

S/Africa: 71-Yr-Old Grandma Dies Of Shock After Being Forced To Watch Her 3 Nieces Raped At Gunpoint

by Seun Adeuyion July 2, 2020
A 71 year old grandmother died of a suspected heart attack, after being forced to watch her three granddaughters being raped one after another by a gunman at gun point in South Africa. The family is pleading with more witnesses to come forward in order for the rapist to be caught. The grandmother, was confronted […]

#COVID19: South Africa To Start First Vaccine Trial

by Seun Adeuyion June 25, 2020
South Africa will begin its first clinical trial this week for a vaccine against the novel coronavirus. Participants from across Africa will be vaccinated in the South African-led trial, researchers said during a virtual news conference hosted at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in Johannesburg. Shabir Madhi, Professor of Vaccinology at Wits University and […]

#COVID19: South Africa Reported 90,000 Violence Towards Women In The First Week Of Its Lockdown

by Seun Adeuyion May 25, 2020
In South Africa, authorities said there were nearly 90,000 reports of violence against women in the first week of a lockdown. Since the start of the pandemic, the U.N. reports that Lebanon and Malaysia have seen the number of calls to help lines double, compared with the same month last year. In China, the number of calls has […]

#COVID19: Lockdown Will Be Eased Further By End Of May — South African President, Ramaphosa

by Seun Adeuyion May 14, 2020
South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa says the country will further loosen a nationwide coronavirus lockdown later this month as the number of confirmed cases crept over 12,000. The continent’s most industrialised nation went into a strict five-tier lockdown at the end of March. On May 1 it started to gradually ease confinement measures to level […]

#COVID19: Over 200 Cuban Doctors Arrive In South Africa To Help Fight The Virus

by Seun Adeuyion April 27, 2020
A delegation of more than 200 health professionals from Cuba has arrived in South Africa to bolster support in the fight against COVID-19 in South Africa. The group landed on a chartered SAA flight, Airbus A340 holding a Cuban flag, at the Waterkloof Air Force Base in Pretoria just after midnight. Earlier this month, Health Minister Zweli […]

PHOTOS: South African Police Officers Nab Other Police Officers For Defying Ban On Alcohol Sales During The Lockdown

by Seun Adeuyion April 20, 2020
The African Facts Zone, on Saturday shared pictures of South African police officers arresting other police officers for disobeying the ban on alcohol sales during the coronavirus lockdown. As of 18 April 2020, the total number of confirmed COVID19 cases in South Africa was 3034 and 52 deaths. GAUTENG – 1101WESTERN CAPE – 836KWAZULU – […]