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South Africa: after the Covid, companies weighed down by power cuts

With state-owned Eskom unable to support the country, President Cyril Ramaphosa is considering creating competition in the energy sector. Annoyance gave way to uncertainty. After weeks of close power cuts, South African businesses large and small are suffering in terms of productivity but also costs, when they would rather hire to forget the post-pandemic blues.

Troubled war: what is happening in South Africa

More than 100 people were killed in the pogroms and street riots. South Africa was actually on the verge of civil war. Street protests that swept the country after the arrest of former President Jacob Zuma turned into riots and pogroms. Crowds of people smash and rob shops, set fire to buildings and cars. More

Shooting in Johannesburg: death toll rises to 15

The death toll from a shooting in the Soweto township on the outskirts of Johannesburg in South Africa has risen to 15. Faith Mazibuko, head of the provincial public security department, told reporters that one of the injured died in the hospital. “So far 15 people have been confirmed dead,” she said. A mass shooting

Man’s ancestors from caves in South Africa lived a million years earlier than thought

Fossils of ancient human ancestors from the South African Sterkfontein caves are 3.4–3.6 million years old, a million years older than previously thought. The recently studied remains belong to Australopithecus, which lived, as previously believed, 2-2.6 million years ago. The researchers used new technology to study the deposits. The current discoveries around the caves, which

South Africa. Two main suspects in state corruption case arrested in the Emirates

Two fugitives have been arrested in the United Arab Emirates. They are suspected of having played a major role in the Corruption affair at the top of the South African state during the presidency of Jacob Zuma. Two prominent suspects belonging to the sulphurous Gupta family, at the heart of a vast state corruption scandal

The results of the second round of the 2022 Presidential in South Africa

The French in South Africa were called to vote for the second round of the 2022 presidential election this Sunday, April 24, 2022. What are the results? The Consulates General in Johannesburg and Cape Town held several polling stations in South Africa to allow French nationals abroad to exercise their rights. The results of the

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy discussed with President of the Republic of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa the threat of a global food crisis.

“I had a telephone conversation with Cyril Ramaphosa. He spoke about our resistance to Russian aggression. We discussed the threat of a global food crisis, the deepening of relations with South Africa and cooperation within international organizations,” Zelensky said. As reported, according to Human Rights Watch, the Russian invasion of Ukraine exacerbated the food crisis

floods in southeast South Africa

South African flood death toll rises to 306

At least 306 people have died as a result of flooding in the city of Durban in the province of KwaZulu-Natal in southeastern South Africa. This was announced on Wednesday, April 13, by the France Presse agency, citing the press service of the provincial disaster management agency. “By the evening of April 13, we received

Meta is sued in South Africa

The Competition Commission of the Republic of South Africa (SAR) on March 14 sued the American company Meta (until October 28, 2021 Facebook), accusing it of abusing its dominant position in the market. It is noted that the commission was investigating a complaint by the government digital platform GovChat against WhatsApp and Facebook, which wanted

Biologist questioned the danger of a virus discovered in South Africa for humans

Biologist Netesov doubted that the virus discovered in South Africa is dangerous to humans Of the variety of viruses discovered in recent years, one should pay attention only to those that are really dangerous to humans. This opinion was expressed on Thursday, January 27, by a molecular biologist, Doctor of Biology Netesov, commenting on the

South African firefighters extinguished parliament buildings for two days

The devastating fire in the complex of buildings of the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa (South Africa) in Cape Town has been completely eliminated. Local firefighters said that after a two-day struggle, the fire was stopped, and the arson suspect was already in court, he was charged with arson. The fire broke out

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