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South African Doctors See Unexpected Boom in Plastic Surgery Demand

By Anita Powell Doctors in South Africa, the continent's coronavirus epicenter, expected to be busy as the virus ravaged its way across the Rainbow Nation....

World’s Oldest Man Aged 116 Years Dies

A South African believed to be the world’s oldest man died Saturday. He was 116 years old and a survivor of the 1918 Spanish...

Large Number of Children at Increased Risk of Violence, Abuse Amid Pandemic: UNICEF

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused disruptions to child protection services in more than 100 countries, leaving a large number of children at increased risk...

5 Episodes When Dhoni Proved to be the Coolest of all Captains

By Debayan Mukherjee The M.S. Dhoni we have seen in the recent past is not the one we have known over the years. The grey...

Know South Africa’s Indigenous Cuisine

By Puja Gupta Food is invariably a universal connector - however, experiencing and sharing-in the food of a different land is a very personal experience. As...

International Mandela Day: Following Madiba’s Footsteps

While the mention of South Africa immediately brings alive the imagery of safaris, glamping, bungee jumping, diverse food, and warm people, its rich and...

Covid-19 Worst Fears Seen in Poor, War-Torn Countries

For months, experts have warned of a potential nightmare scenario: After overwhelming health systems in some of the world’s wealthiest countries and regions, the...

This Day, 13 Years Ago: Sachin Tendulkar Becomes 1st Batsman to Score 15K ODI Runs

Former India cricketer Sachin Tendulkar is widely regarded as one of the finest batsmen in the history of the sport, if not the best. The...

Greatest Threat we Face Now is Lack of Global Solidarity, Leadership: WHO Head

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said Monday the coronavirus pandemic is being politicized and that a lack of global leadership to...

On This Day: 7 Years Ago, MS Dhoni Won all ICC Trophies

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is widely regarded as one of the greatest cricketing minds of the modern-day game. A handful can rival his achievements as...

COVID-19: Infections Spike in Russia, Brazil, India as Lockdown Eases

Coronavirus cases are spiking from India to South Africa and Mexico in a clear indication the pandemic is far from over, while Russia and...

Here’s your Virtual Trip to South Africa

As the coronavirus pandemic brings the world to a standstill, and everything becomes virtual, people are increasingly turning to their screens for everything from...

COVID-19 Has Caused a “Natural State of Disaster”: South Africa

South Africa has declared a “national state of disaster” because of COVID-19. This is the latest breaking news around the world. “Given the scale and...

Google Stops Free WiFi Programme Called “Google Station” in South Africa

Within three months of its launch, Google is ditching its global free WiFi programme called Google Station. This includes its partnership with Think WiFi...

Kenya Leads a Movement to End FGM by 2023

By Rael Ombuor Despite Kenya banning female genital mutilation in 2011, the tradition of circumcising girls has continued in some ethnic communities. President Uhuru Kenyatta...

Here’s why HIV Vaccine Trials Failed in South Africa

By Eunjung Cho The latest trial of a health vaccine against HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, has been halted as results show it is...

Rhino Poaching in Namibia Drops in 2019: Ministy of Environment and Tourism

Rhino poaching in Namibia dropped to 41 individuals killed in all of 2019 so far, compared with nearly 72 during the same period last year,...

Here are 4 Travel Destinations for Couples

One can pick from a wide array of idyllic locales such as Greece, Switzerland, South Africa, and Italy. But how do you choose whether...

Kenyans among Foreigners Targeted in South Africa Attacks

BY GEOFFREY ISAYA Kenyans are among victims of arson, looting and physical attacks in the ongoing xenophobic attacks in South Africa. Kenyans Kenyan High Commissioner to...

South Africa: Unemployment Reaches at Highest Level in a Decade at 29%

South Africa says unemployment has reached its highest level in a decade at 29%. Second-quarter figures released Tuesday show the number of unemployed rose by...

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If you've been feeling overwhelmed at work lately, you are not alone as a new Microsoft study has shown that the pandemic has increased...

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