Argentina’s pandemic-hit economy seen shrinking 9.5% this year: central bank poll

Argentina’s economy is seen shrinking 9.5% in 2020, according to a monthly poll of analysts by the central bank released on Friday, compared with an estimated 7% decline in the previous survey, as activity gets walloped by a nationwide lockdown against the coronavirus pandemic.

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Corruption derailed ANC from its core mandate: Mlangeni

African National Congress (ANC) struggle veteran and the only remaining Rivonia Trialist Andrew Mlangeni says he can only thank God for keeping him so long.

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Colombia could take on shares in companies hit by coronavirus

Colombia could take stakes in businesses struggling because of the coronavirus outbreak in a bid to help them continue to operate, a presidential decree published on Friday said.

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Collins Khosa family calls on South Africans to unite, demand justice for his death

The family of Collins Khosa has called on South Africans to unite and demand justice over his killing. The family says they wish the same sense of outrage was displayed at his death compared to that of United States citizen George Floyd. 

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Gargling with bleach? Americans misusing disinfectants to prevent coronavirus, survey finds

More than a third of Americans misused cleaners and disinfectants to try to prevent infection by the coronavirus, according to a survey taken shortly after President Donald Trump publicly asked whether injecting such products could treat COVID-19.

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Struggle against racism, related intolerance must be a relentless struggle: Ramaphosa

Cyril Ramaphosa

The African National Congress (ANC) President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday launched the Alliance Anti-racism Campaign.

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Ramaphosa concerned by surge in alcohol-related hospital cases

President Cyril Ramaphosa says he’s concerned about the surge in alcohol-related hospital admissions, since the resumption of liquor sales.

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Investigations into Collins Khoza’s death far from closed: Defence Ministry

SANDF Members

The Minister of Defense and Military Veterans Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says no aspect of Collin Khosa judgment handed down in May 2020 will be appealed and that the SANDF will comply with the Court’s orders.

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Kimberley’s serial rapist sentenced to 441 years in prison

A 31-year-old serial rapist in Kimberley has been sentenced by the Northern Cape High Court to 441 years in prison for rape, robbery, attempted robbery and kidnapping.

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