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93 South Africans stranded in Turkey brought back home

23 May 2020, 12:22 PM

Government has brought back 93 South Africans who were stranded in Turkey, including 29 musicians.

22 South Africans remain stranded in Kenya as airline cancels flight

19 May 2020, 8:41 PM

A group of 22 South Africans who were to be repatriated from Kenya – as the world battles coronavirus – remain stranded in Nairobi.

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International Olympic Committee, WHO sign Memorandum of Understanding

16 May 2020, 6:11 PM

President of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, and Director General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding at the headquarters of the World Health Organisation in Geneva, Switzerland.

Dirco to repatriate stranded SA citizens from India

15 May 2020, 5:34 PM

Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) says at least 200 South Africans who are stranded in India are expected to be repatriated from 22 May, pending COVID-19 testing.

SAA administrators will not sell assets without involving govt: Memorandum

14 May 2020, 1:46 AM

Administrators at state-owned South African Airways (SAA) will not sell assets for an interim period without involving the government, a memorandum signed by one of the administrators and the Public Enterprises Ministry showed.

Rand Refinery restarts smelter, ramps up refining as South Africa’s lockdown eases

7 May 2020, 7:31 PM

Rand Refinery is restarting smelting operations and boosting refining as South Africa’s COVID-19 lockdown starts to ease, with the speed of the ramp-up dependent on gold mines’ production, the chief executive of the refinery said on Thursday.

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Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande team up to benefit frontline workers

2 May 2020, 5:17 PM

Pop superstars Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande are teaming up for the first time on a duet that will fund scholarships for the children of health and emergency workers on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic.

Stranded foreign students in Dakar live in coronavirus limbo

22 April 2020, 3:53 PM

After Senegal ordered universities to shut over the coronavirus outbreak, Ousmane Issaka, a student from Niger, found himself having to sleep on the pavement outside his shuttered dormitory in Dakar, with packed suitcases at his side but nowhere to go.

Rand continues to weaken

20 April 2020, 12:47 PM

The rand has weakened by 1% on Monday, trading at R18,93 to the dollar in mid-morning trade on the JSE.

Dirco plans to repatriate more South Africans stranded in foreign countries

18 April 2020, 10:05 PM

The Department of International Relations has reiterated its commitment to assisting South Africans who are still stranded in foreign countries.



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