Africa

We could scarcely believe what we were seeing from a bridge overlooking the road which wraps itself around Durban’s port area. It was full of pick-up trucks and cars with raiders and thieves weaving...

APOCALYPTIC scenes of rioting and looting in South Africa have been likened to The Walking Dead by terrified families forced to fend off mobs with homemade weapons. People living in KwaZulu-Natal fear...

LONDON and PRETORIA — At least 72 people have been killed in ongoing riots across South Africa, despite the efforts of heavily outnumbered authorities to quell the violent unrest sparked by the imprisonment...

Johannesburg: South Africa deployed soldiers to quell violence that erupted following the jailing of former President Jacob Zuma, after days of riots left at least six people dead. Police said disturbances...

Unidentified stones that had lured thousands of fortune seekers to a rural South African village hoping to find diamonds have turned out to be quartz, officials have confirmed. Villagers and visitors...

Last year, more than 50 Oklahoma-based artists set out to record Fire in Little Africa, an album that commemorates the centennial of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. Rappers, singers, and producers spent...

GOMA (Reuters) – A smoking trail of lava from a volcanic eruption covered hundreds of houses in eastern Congo on Sunday, leaving residents to pick gingerly through the wreckage, though the flow halted...

Cape Town, South Africa: With Africa accounting for only around 2 per cent of global coronavirus vaccinations, health officials on the continent are looking warily at waves of infections sweeping India...

African countries started rolling out the AstraZeneca jab in February. Countries in Europe suspending the jab will “clearly not be helpful,” Africa CDC’s director said. Vaccine hesitancy...

A LEADING scientist has warned the South African variant must be kept out of the UK because it is causing a spike in cases in Europe. Professor Neil Ferguson, a senior scientific adviser to the Government...

MATT Hancock has revealed the postcodes which will undergo mass testing amid fears the South African variant of Covid has spread. Speaking at a press briefing at Downing Street, the Health Secretary said...

DOORSTEP Covid testing will be extended to two MORE areas after new cases of the South African variant were identified, the Health Secretary said. Matt Hancock told MPs that 11 cases of "mutations...

BRITS living in areas hit by the South African variant of coronavirus have been urged to eat up tins and leftovers rather than go out food shopping. A minister said the 80,000 people in neighbourhoods...

A DOOR-to-door testing blitz on up to 350,000 people has been launched after 11 rogue cases of Covid’s South African mutation were found in the UK. Officials have been unable to link any of the infected...

MATT Hancock has revealed the postcodes which will undergo mass testing amid fears the South African variant of Covid has spread. Speaking at a press briefing at Downing Street, the Health Secretary said...

THE South Africa Covid strain has been found in the United States for the first time as two people are struck down with the infectious variant. The new strain has been found in the states, with two people...