The number of people who have succumbed to the coronavirus in South Africa has risen to five. Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize made the announcement during a briefing in Pretoria. The number of people who have been diagnosed also increased by 27, to 1 353. Mhkize said there has been[…]
South Africa has recorded its first two deaths due to the novel coronavirus patients, which has already claimed over 24,294 lives across the globe. The national health ministry made the announcement on Friday morning, confirming that the two deaths occurred in the Western Cape, which currently has over 200 coronavirus[…]
The world’s richest nations poured unprecedented aid into the global economy on Thursday as coronavirus cases ballooned in the new epicentre Europe, with the number of deaths in Italy outstripping those in mainland China, where the virus originated. With over 242,000 infections and nearly 10,000 deaths, the epidemic has stunned[…]
The rising crime rate in the Western Cape has left mortuaries in the province struggling to efficiently process bodies and return them to families and friends. It was recently reported that a shocking 495 bodies were still left unidentified and consequently unclaimed in and around the province. The Western Cape[…]
It’s been confirmed that three construction workers lost their lives on Monday evening after one of their trenches collapsed in on them during some routine maintenance. The work, which was being carried out in the Cape Town suburb of Table View, has been suspended on Tuesday. 3 killed after trench collapsed[…]
Cyclone Fani, one of the biggest storms to hit the Indian subcontinent in decades, has barrelled into Bangladesh after leaving a trail of deadly destruction across the eastern coast of India. At least 12 people died in Odisha, the worst-hit Indian state, the Reuters news agency reported on Saturday, citing[…]
Parts of the Eastern Cape, especially Port St Johns, have also suffered flooding from the heavy rains. The death toll following the devastating floods in KwaZulu-Natal has risen to 51. The Weather Service is warning that the rains will continue over the province on Wednesday with the weather only expected to clear[…]
A dam burst in a Kenyan town after weeks of heavy rain, causing “huge destruction” and deaths, a government official said on Thursday, while a local television station said 20 bodies had so far been recovered. The dam gave way in Solai, in Nakuru county, 190 kilometres (120 miles) northwest[…]
At least 17 people have died in an area of northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo where health officials have now confirmed an outbreak of Ebola, the health ministry said on Tuesday. It is the ninth time Ebola has been recorded in the central African nation, whose eastern Ebola river gave[…]
While Metrorail battles with continued destruction of its infrastructure, the number of deaths on railway lines has increased in the 2016-2017 period. The Railway Safety Regulator (RSR) on Monday reported that approximately 495 fatalities have been recorded. This indicating an increase of 8 per cent compared to the 2015-2016 reporting[…]
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