Relief as Australia finds lost radioactive capsule

Written by on 1 February 2023

The solid, silver-coloured cylinder is smaller than a human fingernail — just eight millimeters by six millimeters — but the authorities say it contains enough Caesium-137 to cause acute radiation sickness. A tiny but dangerously radioactive capsule which fell off a truck along a remote stretch of outback highway in Australia last month was found […]

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Government keen on low interest loans from World Bank, other financial institutions

Written by on 16 January 2023

There have been concerns about the increased loans, with opposition parties arguing that the money will need to be paid back but government says that it is necessary and the interest rates are low. Despite President Cyril Ramaphosa deciding not to attend the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos, Switzerland due to the electricity […]

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Blow for Team SA as medal prospects pull out of Commonwealth Games.

Written by on 27 July 2022

Team South Africa has been forced to make several changes ahead of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. As athletes assembled in the various athletes villages, Sascoc on Wednesday announced a team update for the multi-sport showpiece scheduled from 28 July – 8 August. 2018 Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Alan Hatherly is out of the Games due to scheduling, […]

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Written by on 6 July 2022

Downing Street said Queen Elizabeth II had approved the appointment of Zahawi. LONDON – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson late Tuesday named his Iraqi-born education secretary, Nadhim Zahawi, as finance minister after the shock resignation of Rishi Sunak. Downing Street said Queen Elizabeth II had approved the appointment of Zahawi, who came to Britain as […]

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Civilian deaths mount as Russia presses attacks on Ukraine

Written by on 29 June 2022

A Russian missile strike killed at least three people in a residential building in southern Ukraine on Wednesday, authorities said, as the search continued for dozens still missing from an attack on a shopping mall two days ago. Eight missiles struck the southern city of Mykolaiv including an apartment building, Mayor Oleksandr Senkevych said, just […]

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SAIRAG urges all nations to receive refugees as world marks World Refugee Day

Written by on 20 June 2022

Asylum seekers rescued from Libyan prisons and sent to Rwanda for processing, play at the Emergency Transit Mechanism (ETM) Gashora transit centre, in Bugesera, eastern Rwanda June 10, 2022. As the world marks World Refugee Day on Monday, the Southern African Institute for Responsive and Accountable Governance (SAIRAG) says all nations are obligated to receive […]

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