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South Africa's ANC to force Zuma to quit as president: eNCA TV

Added: 20.01.2018 4:38 | 0 views | 0 comments

South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) declined on Saturday to comment on a report its executive plans to force Jacob Zuma to quit as president, as its leaders gather to outline the party's program for the coming year.

From: feeds.reuters.com

ANC said to agree on Zuma exit as South African President

Added: 20.01.2018 4:08 | 0 views | 0 comments

January 20, 2018 5:08 PM
JOHANNESBURG (BLOOMBERG) - The leadership of South Africa's ruling party decided that President Jacob Zuma must leave office but didn't set a time-frame for his exit, according to six senior party officials who spoke on condition of anonymity.

From: www.straitstimes.com

The knock-on effects of Cape Town's drought

Added: 19.01.2018 12:22 | 0 views | 0 comments

Cape Town, South Africa could run out of water in 95 days.

From: rss.cnn.com

Dead Woman ‘Gives Birth’ To Baby Ten Days After She Died

Added: 19.01.2018 11:58 | 0 views | 0 comments


A dead woman in South Africa “gave birth” to a baby, ten days after her death. The stillborn baby’s was discovered between her legs on the day before her funeral as morticians were about to prepare her for burial, The Daily Mail reports. The sight of baby left the funeral home directors understandably shocked.
‘I have been in the business for more than 20 years and I have never heard of a dead woman giving birth,’ said funeral home operator Lindokuhle Funeral Fundile Makalana before adding that they were so shocked that they did not even verify the sex of the baby.

From: feeds.inquisitr.com

In less than 90 days, South Africa's Cape Town to become first city with no water

Added: 19.01.2018 3:53 | 1 views | 0 comments

South Africa's drought-stricken Cape Town told residents on Wednesday they would need to cut their daily water consumption by almost half from next month as authorities scramble to prevent the city running out of water as soon as in April. Struggling to cope with its worst drought in a century, Cape Town, South Africa's second-largest city and a major tourist hub, last cut water consumption targets in October but its mayor said on Wednesday that too few residents were paying them any heed. From Feb. 1, the target for water consumption per person would be lowered to 50 litres (13 gallons) from 87 litres a day, and the collective consumption target to 450 million litres from 500 million litres a day, Mayor Patricia de Lille said.

From: www.dnaindia.com

Triathlon: ITU launches investigation into Schoeman allegations

Added: 18.01.2018 16:23 | 1 views | 0 comments

The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has launched an investigation into allegations that Olympic bronze medalist Henri Schoeman of South Africa failed a doping test at the Rio Games in 2016, the ruling body said in a statement on Thursday.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Where rare second-hand trainers can cost 2,000 US dollars

Added: 18.01.2018 13:25 | 0 views | 0 comments

Streetwear lovers in South Africans are buying, selling and trading shoes at the Sneaker Exchange. It's the latest craze to hit Johannesburg, and the place to upgrade your kicks.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

Extreme drought grips parts of South Africa

Added: 18.01.2018 8:41 | 0 views | 0 comments

Cape Town is on track to become the first major city in the world to run out of water.

From: www.aljazeera.com

South Africa: Cape Town slashes water use amid drought

Added: 18.01.2018 8:28 | 0 views | 0 comments

Residents will be banned from using more than 50 litres of water a day from next month.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

South Africa hit by deadliest listeriosis outbreak in history

Added: 18.01.2018 0:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

The deadly and record-setting listeriosis outbreak in South Africa isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. Food is the suspected cause, but health officials have not yet identified a specific source. Since the new year began, the country’s National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) has confirmed six more listeriosis deaths in the outbreak, bringing the...

From: www.foodsafetynews.com

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