COVID-19: South Africa eases travel ban; says nationals can return to countries they’re based

Home affairs minister Aaron Motsoaledi has approved essential travel for South Africans who want to return to countries where they are based. The decision, made after consultations with the department of international relations & co-operation and the national coronavirus command council, was announced on Saturday. Many South Africans who work or live overseas and were […]

South Africa: Man stabs his four children to death; accuses wife of cheating and infecting him with HIV

The police in Mecklenburg outside Burgersfort have launched a manhunt for a 52 year old suspect Senyatse Lucas Phasha, who allegedly killed his four children at ga-Pasha village, Polokwane. The bodies of the children were found at two different locations in the area. The suspect allegedly informed a neighbor on Tuesday morning, 18 February 2020, […]

SA: Former President Zuma tweets image of himself with a rifle after arrest warrant was issued for his arrest

Following Jacob Zuma’s absence in the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Tuesday for his corruption trial due to apparent ill health, the former president has taken to Twitter to share a rather bizarre picture of himself. Despite Judge Dhaya Pillay issuing a warrant of arrest for him, saying it would be effected if he failed to appear […]

Bill Gates unveils toilet that transforms waste into Fertilizer; doesn’t require water or sewers

For Bill Gates, toilets are serious business. The billionaire philanthropist kicked off the Reinvented Toilet Expo in China and unveiled a new toilet that does not require water or sewers, and uses chemicals to turn human waste into fertilizer, Reuters reported. “We are all here for one reason: because more than half the world’s population doesn’t have the safe sanitation […]