Publication house Independent Media on Wednesday launched a scathing attack on Gauteng health officials, accusing them of a “cover up of mammoth proportions” in the ongoing saga of the “Thembisa 10” babies. Last Tuesday Pretoria News editor Piet Rampedi reported that Gosiame Sithole had given birth to the decuplets at[…]
A predator park worker was killed by a Siberian tiger on Wednesday afternoon. An electric fencing in the enclosure housing two tigers, Jasper and Jade, was being repaired when Jasper jumped the exterior fence and got out, management of Seaview Predator Park in Gqeberha said. According to a statement by[…]
Botswanan diamond firm Debswana has said it unearthed a 1,098-carat stone that it described as the third-largest of its kind in the world. The stone, found on June 1, was shown on Wednesday to President Mokgweetsi Masisi in the capital, Gaborone. “It is believed to be the third-largest gem-quality find[…]
Israeli forces have shot a Palestinian woman dead allegedly for attempting to carry out a car-ramming attack northeast of Jerusalem, according to the Israeli army. Palestinian media, which identified the victim as doctoral student Mai Afanah, 29, from Abu Dis, said she was shot and left bleeding at the scene[…]
China has successfully launched the Shenzhou-12 – its first manned mission in five years – further accelerating its space programme to rival the United States. Shenzhou-12, meaning “Divine Vessel”, lifted off at about 01:22 GMT on Thursday from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China, according to the live[…]
COVID-19 Ministerial Advisory Committee Co-chairperson Professor Kholeka Mlisana has welcomed. Prof Mlisana on Morning Live: Mlisana says they also wish to see enough vaccines being administered, particularly among educators. She says the rising number of new infections can be reduced by adhering to non-pharmaceutical interventions including the wearing of masks,[…]
South African youth speaks out on what June 16th means to them and how they are giving back in their respective fields. It’s been 45 years since the Soweto youth revolted against the poor quality of education in South Africa. South Africa pays homage to these young people every year[…]
Four polio vaccination workers have been killed and three others injured in separate attacks in Afghanistan’s eastern city of Jalalabad, a provincial health department official said, in the latest in a series of attacks against health workers. A wave of assassinations has hit urban centres since peace talks began between[…]
At least 15 army recruits have been killed in a suicide bomb attack at a military training camp in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu. Army officer Mohamed Adan said the bomber behind Tuesday’s attack was disguised among recruits queueing up outside the General Dhegobadan Military Camp when the explosion occurred. “I have[…]
South African Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu) has welcomed the announcement that pharmaceutical company, Aspen will within days, provide 300 000 doses of the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine for South African teachers. It says the doses will come from abroad and won’t be part of the two million doses that[…]
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