News > Africa

In South Africa, a government minister lost her salary for eating lunch in the wrong place

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

South Africa has been under strict lockdown since March 27, despite only a small number of Covid-19 deaths in that country.
No-one is allowed out for exercise, and the sale of alcohol, cigarettes, and clothing has been banned.
The country's president has just sanctioned a government minister for visiting a friend's house .
Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories .
Amid one of the strictest lockdowns in the world, South Africa's minister of communication has been put on leave from her job for having lunch with a friend.
South Africa has effectively been shut down since March 27...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Africa      Business      HIV      People  


Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern Munich, Bundesliga: live score and latest updates

Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern Munich, Bundesliga: live score and latest updates

Read more ...

Lori Klausutis' widower asks Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to delete Trump's...

Lori Klausutis' widower asks Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to delete Trump's tweets suggesting Joe Scarborough murdered her

Over the past few weeks, President Trump has used Twitter to spread a conspiracy theory that TV host and former congressman Joe Scarborough murdered a former intern, Lori... Read more ...

White House press secretary defends Trump's false accusation that an MSNBC...

White House press secretary defends Trump's false accusation that an MSNBC host murdered his staffer: 'Joe Scarborough brought this up'

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany defended President Donald Trump's promotion of a false conspiracy theory that MSNBC host Joe Scarborough was involved in the 2001... Read more ...

Man (34) charged with murder after discovery of body in north Belfast

Man (34) charged with murder after discovery of body in north Belfast

A 34-year-old man has been charged with murder following the discovery of the body of a man in north Belfast on Saturday. Read more ...

Matt Hancock gives Robert Peston VERY short shrift at press conference

Matt Hancock gives Robert Peston VERY short shrift at press conference

Matt Hancock brutally shut down ITV's Robert Peston's question on Dominic Cummings at today's daily Downing Street coronavirus press conference. Read more ...

Britain's newspapers tear into Dominic Cummings as a minister quits Boris...

Britain's newspapers tear into Dominic Cummings as a minister quits Boris Johnson's government over his 260-mile lockdown trip

Britain's newspapers are continuing to heap pressure on Dominic Cummings to resign. Boris Johnson's chief adviser has provoked outrage for leaving London to drive 260 miles to... Read more ...

60% of care home Covid-19 cases do NOT have a cough or fever

60% of care home Covid-19 cases do NOT have a cough or fever

Researchers analysed outbreaks in four care homes in London, all of which had been ravaged by Covid-19 outbreaks that killed residents. Read more ...

Frontman of Christian rock band reveals he no longer believes in God

Frontman of Christian rock band reveals he no longer believes in God

Jonathan Steingard, the lead singer for Hawk Nelson, renounced his faith last Wednesday in a lengthy Instagram post. The singer said he has questioned God and the Bible for at... Read more ...

Matt Hancock says the UK is to 'stockpile' PPE as domestic firms sign deals...

Matt Hancock says the UK is to 'stockpile' PPE as domestic firms sign deals for two BILLION items

The Health Secretary said that enough PPE was being made and delivered to the NHS now that it was no longer firefighting to keep up with demand but was able to build up stocks... Read more ...

Six Flags spikes 12% on plans for first park reopening in June

Six Flags spikes 12% on plans for first park reopening in June

Six Flags stock rocketed as much as 12% higher on Tuesday after the company revealed plans for its first park reopening. The company's Frontier City park will partially reopen... Read more ...