UN agency warns of ‘imminent’ famine in Afghanistan

UN agency warns of ‘imminent’ famine in Afghanistan

KABUL - Afghanistan is at risk of "imminent hunger" with winter approaching and services disrupted by the return to power of the Taliban, a UN official warned in an interview with AFP. READ: World powers agree at UN on inclusive Afghan govt Natalia Kanem, director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), said via video that the…
Solskjaer unhappy with Villa players putting off Fernandes

Solskjaer unhappy with Villa players putting off Fernandes

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said he was unhappy with the conduct of Aston Villa's players, saying their actions put Bruno Fernandes off as he missed a last-gasp penalty in his side's 1-0 defeat at Old Trafford on Saturday. The United boss also complained about Kortney Hause's winner in the 88th minute, insisting goalkeeper…
COVID-19 Vaccine | WATCH | Booster strategies investigated in SA

COVID-19 Vaccine | WATCH | Booster strategies investigated in SA

JOHANNESBURG - The US has approved booster shots for those at high risk of contracting COVID-19. In South Africa, scientists are looking at strategies to provide boosters. READ | COVID-19 in SA: 2,900 new cases recorded It could see people getting different vaccines to the initial shots. The Medical Research Council says it's trying to…
PAC factions still fighting over who the true leaders are

PAC factions still fighting over who the true leaders are

A faction led by Narius Moloto (standing) says they have now taken this matter to the Supreme Court of Appeal. FILE Photo: ANA/Balise MabonaBy Rudolph Nkgadima 1h ago THE PAC is about to engage in another bruising factional battle to determine who is the rightful leader of the party. Last month the North Gauteng High…
All Blacks bring back the big guns for 100th Test against Boks

All Blacks bring back the big guns for 100th Test against Boks

New Zealand will return to full strength for the historic 100th Test match between the All Blacks and South Africa on Saturday as they seek to seal this year’s Rugby Championship. Coach Ian Foster made eight changes to his starting line-up for the Test in Townsville, Australia recalling veterans including playmaker Beauden Barrett and influential…
Nersa gives Karpowerships the green light

Nersa gives Karpowerships the green light

By Staff Reporter 1h ago CAPE TOWN - Environmental rights groups have decried the National Energy Regulator of South Africa’s (Nersa) apparent approval of electricity generation licences for the Karpowership project. The project has been mired in controversy since it was touted more than a year ago to supply about 1 220 megawatts of electricity…