Global Statistics

All countries
95,830,352
Confirmed
Updated on January 18, 2021 7:54 pm
All countries
68,170,070
Recovered
Updated on January 18, 2021 7:54 pm
All countries
2,045,399
Deaths
Updated on January 18, 2021 7:54 pm

Global Statistics

All countries
95,830,352
Confirmed
Updated on January 18, 2021 7:54 pm
All countries
68,170,070
Recovered
Updated on January 18, 2021 7:54 pm
All countries
2,045,399
Deaths
Updated on January 18, 2021 7:54 pm
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South Africa, China to revamp 10-year strategic cooperation plan

President of the People's Republic of China, Xi Jinping. South Africa and China are working on a new 10-year strategic program for cooperation, as the current one nears its end.The new plan will focus on collaboration in areas including higher education, skills transfer, health, the digital economy, science and technology, Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan…

The ANC or South Africa? Opposition MPs ask Ramaphosa in Parliament

Opposition MPs gave President Cyril Ramaphosa a choice regarding corruption: The ANC or the country?Ramaphosa denied he puts his party before the country.He said the ANC will have a "fairly robust" discussion on comrades doing business with the state.With a showdown on corruption looming in the ANC, opposition MPs forced President Cyril Ramaphosa to walk…

South Africa tops 300 000 confirmed Covid-19 cases | News24

An elderly man opens his mouth to receive a testing swab for Covid-19 coronavirus. As of 15 July, South Africa has recorded a total of 311 049 confirmed Covid-19 cases. Gauteng alone has recorded 112 714 cases, which translates to 36.2% of the total confirmed cases in the country.As of Wednesday, 107 new Covid-19-related deaths have been…

South Africa has thousands of potential Covid-19 quarantine hotels, but they’re empty | News24

On Sunday night, President Cyril Ramaphosa warned that it is critical that people who might have been exposed to the new coronavirus isolate themselves to break the chain of transmission of the virus.      Government is paying up to R1 200 per night to house some quarantine patients in four-star hotels.But there's been little…

Africa could have Covid-19 vaccine early next year if human trials work

Africa could have a Covid-19 vaccine in the first quarter of 2021. The experimental vaccine is one of 19 being tested on humans globally.The vaccine is also being tested in Brazil by Oxford University scientists.Professor Shabir Madhi at the University of Witwatersrand is leading the South African trial.Africa could have a Covid-19 vaccine in the…

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City of Cape Town urges people to leave Kataza the baboon alone

Kataza the baboon. Facebook / Baboon Matters The City of Cape Town has asked the public not to feed a baboon that has relocated to Tokai. The baboon, known as Kataza or SK11, is slowly being integrated into the Tokai troop. Video footage, however, shows humans feeding Kataza. The City of Cape Town has requested that Kataza…

Rassie: There are various benefits for SA rugby to go north

As SA Rugby moves to determine which franchises will go to Europe in future, Rassie Erasmus has noted several potential benefits for the local game should that route be followed.The national director of rugby believes the high world rankings of Wales, Ireland and Scotland mean PRO Rugby is competitive and that fans will eventually identify…

A Once-in-a-Century Climate ‘Anomaly’ Might Have Made World War I Even Deadlier

(John Finney Photography/Moment/Getty Images) An abnormally bad season of weather may have had a significant impact on the death toll from both World War I and the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic, according to new research, with many more lives being lost due to torrential rain and plummeting temperatures. Through a detailed analysis of an ice…