Global Statistics

All countries
163,750,604
Confirmed
Updated on May 17, 2021 9:07 am
All countries
143,395,167
Recovered
Updated on May 17, 2021 9:07 am
All countries
3,394,311
Deaths
Updated on May 17, 2021 9:07 am

Global Statistics

All countries
163,750,604
Confirmed
Updated on May 17, 2021 9:07 am
All countries
143,395,167
Recovered
Updated on May 17, 2021 9:07 am
All countries
3,394,311
Deaths
Updated on May 17, 2021 9:07 am
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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…

Gordhan urges unions to accept packages ahead of SAA business rescue vote | Fin24

A South African Airways aircraft on the apron of Frankfurt Airport in 2018. Silas Stein/picture alliance via Getty Images The Department of Public Enterprises said unions at South African Airways and representatives of non-unionised staff indicated an intention to sign voluntary severance package agreements. The department urged the NUMSA, SACCA and SAAPA to hold their own…

Andy Murray urges rankings rethink when tennis resumes | Sport

Andy Murray of Great Britain returns a shot to Richard Gasquet of France during Day 3 of the Western and Southern Open at Lindner Family Tennis Centre on 12 August 2019 in Mason, Ohio. Andy Murray said tennis' decision-makers will have to "think long and hard" about the rankings system as the former world number…

Ramaphosa urges investment, entrepreneurship as Covid-19 eats into jobs | Fin24

President Cyril Ramaphosa. President Cyril Ramaphosa said in his latest newsletter, released on Monday morning, that government would work to draw investment in catalytic infrastructure projects, while urging business to continue investing in South Africa as retrenchment season began.The Covid-19 pandemic, which arrived on South African shores in late March, prompted a national lockdown in…

Africa urges UN probe of US ‘systemic racism’, police violence | News24

African countries are pushing for the UN to launch a high-level investigation into "systemic racism" and police violence.The draft resolution calls for the establishment of an independent international commission of inquiry.The aim, it said, should be "bringing perpetrators to justice".African countries are pushing for the UN's top rights body to launch a high-level investigation into…

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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…