What South Africans Are Doing During Lockdown

South Africa is officially under lockdown and the majority of us are faced with a three-week stretch of time spent at home – be it with family, friends or in solitude. It’s a situation that very few of us have ever faced, and it is certainly the first time that we have faced it together […]

South Africa Set to Begin Mass Screening for Coronavirus

South Africa, which has the highest numbers of confirmed coronavirus infections on the continent, will start mass door-to-door screening and testing for coronavirus, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday. The “unprecedented” exercise will be launched in the next few days, with at least 10,000 field workers deployed across the country of 57 million people, he […]

South Africa: History, Facts, Language and Information

South Africa is a country on the southernmost tip of the African continent, marked by several distinct ecosystems. Inland safari destination Kruger National Park is populated by big game. The Western Cape offers beaches, lush winelands around Stellenbosch and Paarl, craggy cliffs at the Cape of Good Hope, forest and lagoons along the Garden Route, […]

Things To Get Worse For Britons – UK PM, Boris Johnson

The prime minister has warned the coronavirus crisis will get worse before it gets better, in a letter being sent to every UK household. Boris Johnson, who is self-isolating after testing positive for Covid-19, says stricter restrictions could be put in place if necessary. Britons will also get a leaflet detailing government rules on leaving […]

More than 900 Deaths Recorded in Italy in One Day

Italy has recorded 919 new coronavirus deaths, its highest daily figure in the outbreak so far. It means 9,134 people have now died from the virus in the country. Earlier World Health Organization chief Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said a “chronic global shortage” of protective equipment was one of the “most urgent threats” to the […]

London: Facts, History, Figures and Information

London, city, capital of the United Kingdom. It is among the oldest of the world’s great cities—its history spanning nearly two millennia—and one of the most cosmopolitan. By far Britain’s largest metropolis, it is also the country’s economic, transportation, and cultural centre.   LondonEncyclopædia Britannica, Inc. London; Thames RiverThe Thames River flowing through London.© dave timms/Fotolia Advertisement London is […]

UK PM, Boris Johnson Failed to Heed Social Distancing Rules – Prof. Michie

Boris Johnson failed to “practise what he preached”  and adopted a business-as-usual approach to governing despite putting the rest of the UK on lockdown, a scientist has said. Professor Susan Michie, director of University College London’s centre for behaviour change, made the comments after Cabinet minister Michael Gove declined to be drawn  on whether ministers had been too slow when it […]