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Africa: Alarm as parts of endangered animals sold openly

Added: 25.02.2018 8:47 | 0 views | 0 comments

Traditional medicine plays an important part in many African cultures, but in South Africa, some animal conservationists say endangered and threatened species - such as leopards - are being used to make it.


$1 Million Global Teacher Prize 2018: South African Teacher Marjorie Brown Makes Top Ten

Added: 24.02.2018 22:29 | 0 views | 0 comments

Marjorie Brown, a South African teacher who teaches history at Roedean School, Johannesburg, has been named a top 10 finalist for the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2018


South Africa police station raid: Seven suspects shot dead

Added: 24.02.2018 9:20 | 0 views | 0 comments

Seven people accused of killing South African police are killed in a shoot-out at a church.


Former S.African soldier sentenced to death in S.Sudan

Added: 24.02.2018 7:27 | 0 views | 0 comments

A former South African soldier was sentenced to death in South Sudan on Friday for attempting to overthrow the government. Ex-colonel William Endley, 55, was "sentenced to death by hanging" for espionage and conspiring to overthrow the government, said judge Lado Eriminio Sekwat at a court in the capital Juba. Endley, who can appeal the ruling, was also sentenced to nine years and four months in prison for other related crimes, which must be served before his execution.


Death toll nears 200 in listeriosis outbreak in South Africa

Added: 23.02.2018 0:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

South African officials say an outbreak of listeriosis has killed 172 people since the start of 2017. It is the world’s largest reported Listeria outbreak. The National Institute of Communicable Diseases said 915 cases of listeriosis had been confirmed since Jan. 1, 2017. Early last month, only 61 deaths had been confirmed. Listeriosis is caused by...


5 Common Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them) When Visiting South Africa for the First Time

Added: 22.02.2018 22:40 | 0 views | 0 comments

Visiting South Africa? Yes, absolutely! But please don’t make these 5 Common Mistakes. Feature Photo by George Brits on Unsplash See


Source of world’s biggest listeria outbreak still unknown

Added: 22.02.2018 21:33 | 0 views | 0 comments

There have been almost 750 cases of listeriosis in South Africa so far, and the source of the food poisoning infection remains unknown


What is really scarce in a water drought

Added: 22.02.2018 14:56 | 2 views | 0 comments

Earlier this year, the South African city of Cape Town was told that it would make history by April 16. On that date, dubbed Day Zero, it was expected to become the world’s first major city to run out of water because of an extended drought. Rather, the people of Cape Town have cut their water consumption.


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