Zimbabwe: ‘Corruption is killing us’

Tensions in Zimbabwe are rising with the arrests of several high profile activists who attempted to hold anti-government protests. Opposition groups rallied against alleged government corruption and a worsening economic crisis that has seen inflation balloon above 700%. The country’s president has accused these groups of trying to overthrow his power, and has hit back … Read more Zimbabwe: ‘Corruption is killing us’

US museum launches modern global guide programmes

Philadelphia’s Penn Museum is known for its ancient artifacts – from the Middle East, Africa and Central America. Now, in a modern twist that is getting international attention, it has tour guides from those places too. Al Jazeera’s Kristen Saloomey reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find … Read more US museum launches modern global guide programmes

South Africa surpasses 500,000 Covid-19 cases, more than half of Africa’s tally

South Africa on Saturday surpassed 500,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases, representing more than 50% of all reported coronavirus infections in Africa’s 54 countries. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow … Read more South Africa surpasses 500,000 Covid-19 cases, more than half of Africa’s tally

South Africa’s COVID-19 cases surpass 500,000

More than half a million coronavirus cases have been confirmed in South Africa, the hardest hit country on the African continent. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: https://www.cgtn.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChinaGlobalTVNetwork/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/CGTNOfficial Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cgtn/?hl=zh-cn Pinterest: … Read more South Africa’s COVID-19 cases surpass 500,000

WHO: COVID-19 cases in Africa top 770,000

The World Health Organization has recorded over 770,000 cases on the African continent. Deaths have reached over 13,000. The severe situation has put hundreds of thousands of medical workers on the frontlines at risk. #Africa #COVID-19 Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google … Read more WHO: COVID-19 cases in Africa top 770,000

Inequality is undermining S. Africa’s COVID response

South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa tried to buy the country’s healthcare system time with one of the world’s strictest lockdowns in March. But restrictions have since been lifted and now the country is suffering – and its hospitals cannot cope. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around … Read more Inequality is undermining S. Africa’s COVID response

Messy business: diaper firm struggles without dollars

Nigerian diaper company Wemy’s is struggling, like other businesses, amid a shortage of dollars – which are crucial for imports that form the bedrock of Africa’s biggest economy. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the … Read more Messy business: diaper firm struggles without dollars

Maasai Mara migration: Few tourists see Kenya’s wonder of world

One of the natural wonders of the world is under way in Africa – the annual migration of hundreds of thousands of wildebeest. But unlike normal times, few tourists are able to see their journey from Kenya to Tanzania. As Al Jazeera’s Catherine Soi reports from the Maasai Mara Game Reserve, the COVID-19 pandemic has … Read more Maasai Mara migration: Few tourists see Kenya’s wonder of world

Experts sceptical of official virus death toll across Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa has seen a worrying rise in infections, with the World Health Organization calling on states to drastically increase testing. The International Red Cross says countries in the region are typically conducting only 8,000 tests per million people, whereas countries such as Britain have over 200,000 per million. Oxford Analytica’s senior Africa analyst Jason … Read more Experts sceptical of official virus death toll across Africa

Human trafficking report reveals violence against migrants in Africa

A new UN report on migrants who head to Libya has found official border guards, police and soldiers in the African countries that they cross are responsible for nearly half of all cases of physical violence against refugees. Vincent Cochetel, UNHCR Special Envoy explains that states had previously been able to deflect responsibility for the … Read more Human trafficking report reveals violence against migrants in Africa

France set to start airport testing on arrivals from 16 countries

Passengers arriving in France from 16 countries will, as of this weekend, be required to undergo an airport coronavirus test. The countries include the US, India, Brazil, and South Africa. The test can be otherwise done within 72 hours of the day of travel. FRANCE 24’s Kate Moody says the logistical aspects of testing will … Read more France set to start airport testing on arrivals from 16 countries

South African economy projected to contract by 7.2% over COVID-19

The IMF has approved a 4.3 billion U.S. dollars loan to help South Africa fight the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. But cash injection doesn’t mean the country’s economy is out of the woods just yet. It’s still projected to contract by 7.2% this year. Angelo Coppola has more. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA … Read more South African economy projected to contract by 7.2% over COVID-19

Defense Secretary Mark Esper Announces U.S. Withdrawal of 12,000 Troops from Germany

Spurred on by President Donald Trump’s demand to pull troops out of Germany, the U.S. will bring about 6,400 forces home and shift about 5,600 to other countries in Europe, U.S. defense leaders said Wednesday, detailing a Pentagon plan that will cost billions of dollars and take years to complete. The decision fulfills Trump’s announced … Read more Defense Secretary Mark Esper Announces U.S. Withdrawal of 12,000 Troops from Germany

South Africa battles social stigmas to contain outbreaks

With more than 400,000 cases, and 6500 deaths, South Africa is one of the hardest hit countries in the world. As FRANCE 24’s team on the ground reports, an increasing number of South Africans are being driven to quarantine and isolation centres, often reluctantly. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: … Read more South Africa battles social stigmas to contain outbreaks

Lockdown Devastates Cape Town Tourism Industry, Threatens Jobs

The tourist industry in South Africa is suffering tremendous losses as a strict lockdown continues to ban both domestic and international tourist trade. On a normal sunny day in Cape Town, hundreds of tourists would be lining up to take the cableway to the top of Table Mountain. Colorful parasols would crowd the beaches of … Read more Lockdown Devastates Cape Town Tourism Industry, Threatens Jobs