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South Africa bans liquor sales as Covid-19 spikes

South Africa on Monday tightened COVID-19 restrictions, banning alcohol sales and extending a nationwide curfew, as infections shot through the one million mark owing to a faster-spreading variant of the disease discovered in the country.South Africa has recorded the...

Massive explosion rocks South African oil refinery in Durban

A massive fire rages at South Africa's second largest refinery Engen in south of Durban, after an explosion rocked the facility at about 7am on Friday, it was not yet clear whether there had been injuries or deaths.South African's...

Police use tear gas on protest over race in South Africa

Associated PressSouth African police used tear gas, stun grenades and water cannons on hundreds of mainly Black protesters who gathered again Friday outside a high school in a predominantly white neighborhood that’s become a flashpoint for racial tensions.The opposition...

Controversial prophet Bushiri turns self over to Malawi police

A self-proclaimed "prophet" and controversial millionaire has surrendered himself to the police in Malawi following his mysterious return from South Africa, where he was on trial for fraud and money laundering charges.The incident last week has threatened a diplomatic...

Zuma says graft inquiry judge biased, seeks his recusal

Lawyers for South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma, who was compelled to appear before a judicial inquiry into corruption, accused the judge of being biased and said he should recuse himself.Zuma, who was removed as president in 2018, a...

South Africa white farmers, Black protesters face off over farm murder case

ReutersWhite South African farmers and rival Black protesters hurled abuse and threats at each other on Friday ahead of a court hearing in a murder case that has exposed still simmering racial tensions 26 years after the end of...

South African Airways suspends operations

Associated PressSouth Africa’s flag carrier the South African has Airways suspended all its operations as it struggles to raise a bailout of more than 10 billion rands ($591 million).South African Airways, one of the country’s state-owned enterprises face allegations...

Soldier shoots man in South Africa for not wearing a mask

A man battles for his life in South Africa after being shot on his thigh by a member of South Africa National Defence Force (SANDF) for not wearing a face mask, reports South African online news outlet News24.According to...

Desmond Tutu, family unharmed as fire guts home in South Africa

A fire broke out at the residence of retired Anglican archbishop Desmond Tutu in Ornus, Hermanus, Western Cape, South Africa, in the early hours of Wednesday, destroying part of the residence, before it was contained.According to a statement released...

Man trails wife to police station shoots wife, while reporting domestic violence

Woman runs to the police to seek protection from her abusive husband and ends getting killed by the same man, right in the police station, in full glare of the authorities.According to The Citizen, a South African woman was...
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French firm Bollore group fined €12m in Togo corruption case

French firm Bollore group on Friday reached a settlement over a decade-old corruption case in Togo, prosecutors said, but...
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