South Africa

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Inside South Africa’s Eastern Cape: hard hit and hard to vaccinate

Research suggests that at its height back in December, the illness killed one in 300 people here and 40% of those tested had Covid.

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The Black war hero who single-handedly blew up a German ship

Job Maseko single-handedly sank a German ship with a makeshift bomb in a milk tin - but his commanders blocked him from receiving the recognition he deserved.

Fears over South Africa variant raise prospect of autumn booster jab

South Africa suspended rollout of the Oxford vaccine after a study suggested it was not effective at preventing mild illness against the mutation.