South Africa

WATCH: Women gunning for safety

Written by on 1 March 2021

Gender-Based Violence remains a stubborn scourge in South Africa. So some women are gearing up to protect themselves – by getting armed. Gun Owners South Africa hosted its monthly Women on Fire event in Midrand over the weekend. #eNCA​ Courtesy #DStv403 JOHANNESBURG – Gender-Based Violence remains a stubborn scourge in South Africa. Some women are gearing up […]

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BOIPATONG POLICE STATION TEMPORARILY CLOSED

Written by on 1 March 2021

The South African Police Service has issued a statement advising the community that Boipatong Police Station has been temporarily closed for decontamination after one SAPS official tested positive for covid-19. The statement further said, “The Community Service Centre will be operating from the back next to the Victim Center. The telephone lines at BOIPATONG police […]

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Palesa Madiba’s killer gets 31 years

Written by on 26 February 2021

He was found guilty of murdering the UJ student. Madiba’s remains were found in a shallow grave two years after she disappeared. #eNCA​ Courtesy #DStv403 JOHANNESBURG – Palesa Madiba’s killer, Dumsani Mkhwanazi, has been sentenced to 31-years in jail. He was found guilty of murdering the UJ student.   Madiba’s remains were found in a shallow grave […]

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2021 SADC MEDIA AWARDS COMPETITION!

Written by on 26 February 2021

With just 2 days to left before the closing date, South African media are reminded to submit their entries for the 2021 SADC Media Awards competition.   “The Awards were established following a decision by the Council of Ministers in 1996 to establish a sector that deals with matters relating to amongst others, information, culture […]

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J&J vaccine highly effective against severe COVID-19

Written by on 25 February 2021

Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine requires only one shot and can be stored at regular fridge temperatures, giving it an operational advantage over the Pfizer and Moderna jabs AFP/File | Mark RALSTON LONDON – The single-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine is highly effective in preventing severe COVID-19, including newer variants, according to documents released by the […]

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COVID-19: 1,862 new cases, 110 more deaths

Written by on 25 February 2021

File: Emergency paramedics wearing a full COVID-19 coronavirus personal protective equipment (PPE). Marco Longari / AFP JOHANNESBURG – The Health Department reported 110 more COVID-19 related deaths, taking South Africa’s death toll to 49,523.   The department has also recorded 1,862 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. SA’s COVID-19 recoveries are at 1,422,622, reflecting a […]

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