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DEADLY: Latest Severe COVID, ‘Omicron’ Causes Global Panic

DEADLY: Latest Severe COVID, ‘Omicron’ Causes Global Panic

NEWYORK|SHIFTMEDIA| World Health Organisation has described the latest menace “omicron” as a serious threat. WHO has named the new South African COVID-19 variant for the Greek letter, a clear indication experts believe the mutated virus…

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LOSES: MTN Registers Decline In Subscribers And Earnings Per Share

LOSES: MTN Registers Decline In Subscribers And Earnings Per Share

By Our Reporter LAGOS, Nigeria- SHIFTMEDIA- Africa’s largest wireless carrier MTN Group announced its interim results for the first half of 2021, and posted a decline in earnings per share and subscribers, despite the telco claiming…

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CHANGES: Ramaphosa Reshuffles Cabinet After Weeks Of Riots And Looting

CHANGES: Ramaphosa Reshuffles Cabinet After Weeks Of Riots And Looting

By DOREEN ASASIRA &AGENCIES JOHANNESBURG, South Africa-SHIFTMEDIA- President Cyril Ramaphosa has reshuffled his cabinet after widespread riots and looting rocked the rainbow nation three weeks ago. While making the National Executive changes on Thursday Night,…

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CONCERN: African Union Commission Warns SA Unrest May Affect Entire Region

CONCERN: African Union Commission Warns SA Unrest May Affect Entire Region

By SMN Reporter ADDIS, ABABA-SHIFTMEDIA- The African Union Commission has warned that the unrest in South Africa may have a great toll on the entire region. The Rainbow Nation was thrown into a frenzy and…

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CHARGED: South African Who Conned City Businessman In Gold Scum Remanded

CHARGED: South African Who Conned City Businessman In Gold Scum Remanded

NAIROBI-SHIFTMEDIA- A South African accused of defrauding a Kenyan businessman of KSh10 million by pretending he would sell 40kg of gold to him was charged on Friday. Tshepang Godfrey Sidumo alias Amar is believed to…

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HORROWING: Disease Stalks Villages, As Lesotho Sells Water To South Africa

HORROWING: Disease Stalks Villages, As Lesotho Sells Water To South Africa

MASERU-SHIFTMEDIA- Communities living within sight of Lesotho’s two biggest dams endure a daily struggle to access safe water because the “white gold” they can see, but cannot reach, is destined for neighbouring South Africa. The…

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NO BEER: South Africa Bans Liquor Sales During Easter Holidays

NO BEER: South Africa Bans Liquor Sales During Easter Holidays

By SMN Reporter JOHANNESBURG-SHIFTMEDIA- South Africans will not enjoy beer during the forthcoming Easter Holidays after President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that off-site liquor sales would be banned from Good Friday until next Monday (Family Day). Ramaphosa…

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SHOCKER: Uganda, South Africa To Miss Out On AFCON, Malawi, Ghana Qualify

SHOCKER: Uganda, South Africa To Miss Out On AFCON, Malawi, Ghana Qualify

By OKELLO ALLAN & AGENCIES KHARTOUM-SHIFTMEDIA- Millions of South African are still in pain and sorrow after losing out to Sudan 2-0. They will like Uganda miss the AFCON due in Cameroon next year.  Uganda…

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WARNING- Fake Covid 19 Vaccines, Masks Infiltrate Africa-Interpol

WARNING- Fake Covid 19 Vaccines, Masks Infiltrate Africa-Interpol

JOHANNESBURG- SHIFTMEDIA- Police in China and South Africa have seized thousands of fake doses of the Covid-19 vaccine, the global police organisation Interpol said on Wednesday, warning this represented only the “tip of the iceberg” in…

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Pfizer: South African Variant Could Significantly Reduce Vaccine Protection

Pfizer: South African Variant Could Significantly Reduce Vaccine Protection

JOHANNESBURG-SHIFTMEDIA- It is not clear if the shot will be effective against the mutation, the companies said on Wednesday. A laboratory study suggests that the South African variant of the coronavirus may reduce antibody protection…

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