• South Africa bans travellers from Ebola-affected countries

    South Africa bans travellers from Ebola-affected countries

    South Africa has imposed a travel ban on foreign nationals travelling from Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, and advised South Africans to avoid travelling to these countries, in order to prevent the spread of Ebola to the country.

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    Connecting pregnant women to vital information

    The Department of Health has launched a new mobile phone-based messaging service to provide South Africa's estimated 1.2-million pregnant women with free antenatal health care information.

  • Solar wi-fi lamps to connect rural areas

    Solar wi-fi lamps to connect rural areas

    South African-based technology company Net1 Mobile Solutions is preparing to roll out the Sun-e-light, a solar-powered lamp which also functions as a mobile phone charger and wi-fi hotspot, as part of a project aimed at opening up the digital world to people in rural areas.

  • South Africa offers cheapest transport options: survey

    South Africa offers cheapest transport options: survey

    South Africa has been rated as offering the cheapest average rate per 100 kilometres of bus, train and air travel out of 51 countries in online platform GoEuro's Worldwide Transportation Price Index.

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    Proteas whitewash Zimbabwe in ODI series

    The Proteas completed a comprehensive 3-0 series whitewash of Zimbabwe, winning by seven wickets with 136 balls to spare in the third one-day international in Bulawayo on Thursday.

  • Buy local to build South Africa's economy

    Buy local to build South Africa's economy

    Buying locally made goods is not just about patriotism; it's about investing in the country, economic growth and job creation. Leslie Sedibe, head of Proudly SA, says citizens should buy South African goods every time they shop.

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