Tag: South Africa

Tokyo urges Japanese private sector to invest — and beat China — in Africa

August 18, 2022

Japan, which lags behind other major economies when it comes to investment in Africa, has been increasingly concerned that the pandemic has weakened African economies ... Read More

EU imports of South African coal surge eight-fold, replacing Russian fossil fuels

August 16, 2022

South Africa's coal sales to Europe rose eight-fold during the first six months of 2022 compared with last year as demand for the fossil fuel ... Read More

SA’s Aspen to halt Covid-19 vaccine production as global demand dwindles

August 11, 2022

South Africa's Aspen Pharmacare may soon be forced to halt its Covid-19 vaccine production as the overall demand, including government contracts for Covid-19 antivirals and ... Read More

The many faces of apartheid: South Africa calls for Israel to be declared an ‘apartheid state’

July 27, 2022

Israel should be classified as an apartheid state, South Africa's Foreign Minister Naledi Pandor said Tuesday (26 July), proposing that the UN General Assembly should ... Read More

Inflation: fears of unrest in SA, Uganda looming large as food prices soar

July 26, 2022

The rising price of basic foods is worsening South Africa's food security crisis which could increase social instability and spark a repeat of the devastating ... Read More

South Africa: Cannabis now sold in pharmacies

May 3, 2022

South Africa opened its very first marijuana retail outlet. The initiative aims to better regulate the use of this herb, whose industry, promising in many ... Read More

Pfizer vaccine protects against 70% of severe Omicron cases, study finds

December 15, 2021

The vaccine of the American laboratory Pfizer is globally less effective against Omicron but protects at 70% against severe cases, according to a study presented ... Read More

Morocco asks South Africa to join efforts for Africa’s best interests

September 14, 2021

Morocco has renewed its call on South Africa to cooperate together in order to serve the continent’s best interests. The two countries have the most ... Read More

Former South African President Jacob Zuma surrendered to authorities

July 8, 2021

The uncertainty hovered until the last minute: the former South African president Jacob Zuma, sentenced to 15 months in prison for contempt of court, finally ... Read More

Climate Summit: Africa between expectations and urgency to act

April 23, 2021

The fight for the climate is at the heart of a two-day international virtual summit organized by U.S. President Joe Biden, on the occasion of ... Read More