South Africa passes 700,000 coronavirus cases

JOHANNESBURG: The number of people in South Africa who have tested positive for coronavirus has topped…

South Africa extends relief grants to help poor amid virus

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced Thursday that his government will extend relief grants to 6…

Africa ‘needs $1.2tn’ to recover coronavirus losses

Africa has not been too badly hit in health terms, but the economy has suffered The…

India and South Africa ask WTO to waive rules to aid COVID-19 drug production

VIENNA: India and South Africa want the World Trade Organization (WTO) to waive intellectual property rules…

India, South Africa ask WTO to ease IP rules for COVID-19

NEW DELHI (AP) – South Africa and India have asked the World Trade Organization to waive…

A Feminist Perspective from Middle East & North Africa on the COVID-19 Pandemic — Global Issues

Opinion by Farah Daibes (berlin) Friday, October 02, 2020 Inter Press Service BERLIN, Oct 02 (IPS)…

South Africa reopens to international flights amid virus

South Africa has reopened to international flights, ending a more than six-month ban on international travel…

Coronavirus lockdown costs South Africa millions of jobs

image copyrightGetty Images image captionMost businesses in South Africa were closed for five weeks from the…

Progress against virus brings complacency in parts of Africa

HARARE, Zimbabwe — With Zimbabwe’s coronavirus infections on the decline, schools are reopening, along with churches,…

At UN, Africa urges fiscal help against virus ‘apocalypse’

African nations came out swinging on the third day of the United Nations annual gathering of…

At UN, Africa urges fiscal help against virus ‘apocalypse’

Debt cancellation is needed to free up more resources to tackle the virus and its effects,…

Jerusalema: dance craze brings hope from Africa to the world amid Covid | Global development

A song from South Africa that has gone around the world and been endorsed by presidents…

Thanks to anti-COVID efforts, expert says South Africa “didn’t have a flu season this year”

Johannesburg — The coronavirus pandemic has delivered a lot of devastating news over the past few months,…

Rhino poaching in South Africa halved during coronavirus lockdown

South Africa’s coronavirus lockdown has helped to achieve a dramatic drop in rhino killings, but experts…

Japanese firms’ Africa expansion hit by COVID-19 and Abe exit

After recent years of growth, Japanese companies’ expansion into Africa is hitting a wall, dampened by…

Coronavirus in South Africa: Relief, pride and the ‘new normal’

image copyrightGetty Images South Africa, which had one of the world’s earliest and strictest lockdowns, is…

Coronavirus: ‘COVID-19 only takes white people’: Researchers battle disease myths in South Africa | World News

As the coronavirus clings on, reasserting itself in countries like UK and the United States, the…

South Africa to know true virus toll in weeks

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa should know its true toll from the coronavirus pandemic within a…

Coronavirus songs in Africa reveal the power of music with a message

When graduate student Dipo Oyeleye heard the song “We Go Win (Corona)” by Cobhams Asuquo, a Nigerian…

Coronavirus: South Africa eases strict lockdown as cases drop

Related Topics Coronavirus pandemic image copyrightReuters image captionSouth Africa went into a national lockdown on 27…

South Africa Says 12 Million ‘Probably’ Had Coronavirus

CAPE TOWN, South Africa: About 12 million people in South Africa have probably been infected…

South Africa says 12 million ‘probably’ had coronavirus

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — About 12 million people in South Africa have “probably” been…

Coronavirus in Africa: Explaining the bogus ‘viral blockers’ worn by some politicians

As scientists around the world race to find treatments and a vaccine for coronavirus, dozens of…

In South Africa, some students moved in with teachers to keep up with lessons amid coronavirus lockdowns

South Africa has more coronavirus cases than any other country in Africa, with almost 640,000 reported.…

Virus lockdown plunges South Africa deeper into recession

Official statistics show that South Africa’s economy has sunk deeper into recession, with its gross domestic…

Covering covid-19 in Africa: ‘The virus cannot stop this life and energy’ | World news

In the evening I went for a run, down to the gate from my guesthouse, past…

Israel cases surge, South Africa slows: A week in Covid-19

Doctors collected samples of Covid-19 coronavirus. Rehman Asad, NurPhoto via Getty Images There was an…

Suspect wanted for murder in Japan gives up life on the run in South Africa due to pandemic

A 46-year-old Japanese man wanted in connection with a murder in Tokyo 17 years ago has…

Covid-19 wrap: Virus reemerges in Thailand, WHO plans vaccine jab for 20% of Africa

Reuters reports that the World Health Organisation wants to secure an initial 230 million doses of…

Coronavirus in Africa: Scientists explore surprise explanation for low death rate

By Andrew HardingBBC Africa correspondent, Johannesburg Related Topics Coronavirus pandemic image copyrightAFP Is there a link…