On 24 November, the South African government announced the discovery of the new omicron variant. Two days later, the World Health Organisation ... (WHO) designated omicron as a variant of concern based on the evidence that several of its mutations could potentially affect its level of infectiousness and the severity of Covid-19 that individuals experience. However, following South Africa’s announcement of the discovery of this new variant, travel restrictions were swiftly imposed on them by the UK.
The second edition of the Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) 2021 in Durban - organised by Afreximbank, the African Union (AU), and African Continental ... Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat - ended by exceeding its $40bn target, with Egypt, Nigeria and South Africa having concluded the most number of deals.
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South Africa's ruling party, ANC was dealt a hard blow after November's local elections, but according to President Cyril Ramaphosa, this was ... democracy at play. Since the fall of apartheid in 1994, he has been a major player in the ANC and South African politics in general. Who keeps him going? We have this look at his network, from the family to the financiers, the political allies and the core staff.
The richest man in the world is richer than South Africa, the country where he was born in the early 1970s. Elon Musk has agreed to give up a ... - small - part of his colossal fortune, if the UN can prove how it will help solve world hunger.
Royal Dutch Shell’s plans to start seismic testing for oil and gas along South Africa’s Wild Coast face uncertainty after four environmental ... and human rights organisations filed an interdict aimed at stopping the exploration.