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South Africa’s nationwide strike over rising cost of living

The World Bank said this is the most unequal country in the world. It’s report shows that about 30.3 million South African citizens are living in poverty. 13.8 million South Africans are also facing food scarcity that has been worsened by rising food prices. – – South Africa is grappling with the economic impact of global events such as Covid… Read More
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SA President being treated for Covid after West Africa tour

– – President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa is being treated for Covid-19 after testing positive over the weekend. According to the President’s office, Mr. Ramaphosa has mild symptoms and is isolating in Cape Town. The 69-year old South African had just completed his tour of some West African nations-namely Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Ghana and Senegal. President Ramaphosa adds to the… Read More
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South Africa closes border as Covid-19 cases rise

– – South Africa’s has announced the closure of its borders till February 15 to curb the spread of coronavirus. In a televised address, President Cyril Ramaphosa said the number of infections has exceeded the peak experienced in the first wave. There have been nearly 190,000 reported infections since New Year’s Day, and there are currently more than 15,000 people in hospital with Covid-19. The… Read More