Posts Tagged ‘South Africa’

South Africa Shuts Land Borders Amid Surge In COVID-19 Cases

By Onwuka Gerald As part efforts to contain spread of the second wave of the COVID-19 virus, South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has on Tuesday said that its land borders will be shut to most travellers until 15 February. President Ramaphosa in a televised address, said the pandemic in South Africa is currently ravaging, with […]

New COVID-19: South Africa Imposes Fresh Lockdown

By Seun Adeuyi The South African government has imposed fresh restrictions as the country has now exceeded one million COVID-19 infections. Speaking at a press conference on Monday, President Cyril Ramaphosa, said “cabinet has decided to put the country on an adjusted level three from level one with immediate effect”. According to Ramaphosa, the evel […]

Lawan To South Africa: Protect Nigerian Businesses In Your Country

By Seun Adeuyi Ahmad Lawan, Nigeria’s Senate President has urged the South African authorities to reciprocate the Nigerian Government’s gesture by protecting Nigerian business owners in south Africa. Speaking when a three-man delegation led by the High Commissioner of South Africa to Nigeria, Thamsanga Dennis Mseleku, visited him, on Thursday in Abuja, Lawan said efforts […]

Ex-South African Footballer, Anele Ngcongca Dies In Car Crash At 33

By Onwuka Gerald 33-year-old ex-South African footballer, Anele Ngcongca, has died in a car accident in Kwazulu-Natal on Monday morning. The late Ngcongca had a car crash on his way from Mamelodi Sundowns club to AmaZulu. Both clubs through a joint statement, confirmed the news. The statement read in parts, “AmaZulu Football Club and Mamelodi […]

#COVID19: Over 24,000 Health Workers Infected In South Africa

The Coronavirus is expected to peak in South Africa by September, as some 24,000 health workers in the country have contracted the coronavirus, 181 of whom have died, since the pandemic hit in March, the health minister announced on Wednesday. South Africa is the hardest-hit country in Africa with at least 521,318 infections diagnosed so […]

#COVID19: IMF Approves US$4.3 Billion As Emergency Support For South Africa

In a press release signed by Gediminas Vilkas– Media Relations Officer– on Monday, the International Monetary Fund(IMF) revealed it has approved $4.3 billion as emergency financial assistance to South Africa. IMF said the COVID-19 outbreak is leading to a sharp economic contraction and significant financing needs in South Africa. The Executive Board of the International […]