South African President invites scientists from BRICS nations to study Covid-19

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has invited scientists from the BRICS member states to visit his country and study the coronavirus and its mutations with local specialists. “President Cyril Ramaphosa has invited scientists from fellow BRICS countries – Brazil, Russia, India and China – to work alongside South African scientists in further researching the various characteristics of the COVID-19 virus and its mutations,” the […]

South African returnee booked for violating home quarantine norms in Chandigarh

In the backdrop of grave concerns over COVID-19 new variant ‘Omicron’, a South African returnee has been booked for violating home quarantine norms in Chandigarh. “South Africa is one among the high-risk country. We have registered an FIR against a woman who returned from South Africa on December 1, we conducted her RT-PCR test and […]

Indian consumers embrace South African apples and pears, FY’21 sees phenomenal demand

Hortgro India has announced a remarkable upsurge in demand for South African Apples & Pears in the Indian market. Promoting the excellent produce from South Africa in India, Hortgro has launched a campaign, reaching out to key stakeholders to increase awareness and affinity about the beautiful fruits from the beautiful country. The […]

South African President admits government was poorly prepared for violent protests

The South African government was poorly prepared for the wave of violent protests in the country following the imprisonment of former President Jacob Zuma, incumbent leader Cyril Ramaphosa said. “As this government, we must acknowledge that we were poorly prepared for an orchestrated campaign of public violence, destruction and sabotage of this nature. While […]